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October 15, 2014
The College Of Naturopathic Medicine at the University of Bridgeport, Connecticut, invites applications for a full-time tenure-track faculty position at the initial rank of assistant professor. Candidates will be expected to teach in both classroom and clinical settings, participate in scholarly work and research projects, and take part in college and university committees and activities.    The start date for this position is anticipated to be January 6, 2015. Candidates must have a minimum of...
October 06, 2014
National College of Natural Medicine, Portland, Oregon, has opened a new clinic in Beaverton. The new clinic is the medical college’s second natural medicine teaching clinic and the first located in the Portland suburban area. The new NCNM Beaverton Clinic will hold a public open house on October 18, 2014, from 1 PM to 5 PM.   The 1760 square–foot clinic will offer naturopathic medicine from licensed primary care physicians at affordable rates well below the market average. The clinic expects...
October 02, 2014
On Friday October 31, 2014, at noon, Lise Alschuler, ND, FABNO, and Karolyn A. Gazella will provide a free lecture to faculty, staff, and the general public entitled “Transforming the Cancer Survival Experience: Going from Survivor to Thriver.” The presentation will take place on the Bastyr campus in Kenmore, Washington, in room 146 (Willow Room) and is sponsored by the Bastyr University bookstore. A book signing will follow the 1-hour talk.   Together, Alschuler and Gazella are the creators of...
September 03, 2014
With a focus on naturopathic primary care, the annual conference of the American Association of Naturopathic Physicians (AANP) was held August 6-9, 2014, in Phoenix, Arizona. There were 140 exhibitors with 325 paid attendees and more than 750 total participants. Conference content provided more than 20 naturopathic continuing education credits, of which 5.5 were for pharmacy. The California Acupuncture Board approved the conference content for 20.25 credits. Content was categorized into one of...
September 02, 2014
Beginning September 2014, Corey Schuler, MS, DC, CNS, LN, will present Exposing the Effects of Modern Stress: Nutritional Strategies to Optimize the HPA Axis, an education tour sponsored by Integrative Therapeutics. The tour will include 14 cities nationwide and starts September 10, 2014, in St Paul, Minnesota.    In this continuing education seminar, Schuler will review the latest science on the relationships between neuroendocrine hormones and targets of intervention, clinical strategies to...
August 14, 2014
At the 2nd International Congress on Naturopathic Medicine held in Paris, July 4-6, 2014, over 30 participants representing national associations from around the world voted unanimously to form the World Naturopathic Federation (WNF).   The mission of the WNF will be to  support the growth and diversity of naturopathic medicine worldwide;  support the regulation of naturopathy and naturopathic medicine;  promote accreditation and the highest educational standards for our global profession; ...
August 13, 2014
Primary care practitioners can help cancer survivors transition from being passive participants in a tumor-based process to proactive participants in a person-based process. That was a key message during the one-day preconference event presented by the Oncology Association of Naturopathic Physicians (OncANP) held on August 5, 2014, in conjunction with the American Association of Naturopathic Physicians annual conference in Phoenix, Arizona.   “Our goal was to create a concise comprehensive one-...
July 01, 2014
John Weeks was honored for his 30 years as a leading advocate of integrative medicine with a lifetime achievement living tribute on May 15, 2014, during the International Research Congress on Integrative Medicine and Health (IRCIMH) conference in Miami.    Sponsors of this tribute included the Academic Consortium for Complementary and Alternative Health Care, the Consortium of Academic Health Centers for Integrative Medicine, the Integrative Healthcare Policy Consortium, and FON Therapeutics,...
June 24, 2014
By Jacob Schor, ND, FABNO The Oncology Association of Naturopathic Physicians is organizing a one-day seminar in naturopathic oncology that will be held just before the AANP’s conference begins at the Biltmore. Last year OncANP’s one-day conference in Keystone that focused on breast cancer proved so successful that we thought we would give it another try this year. This year’s OncANP pre-conference, in keeping with the overall theme of the AANP conference, will focus on the information that all...
June 19, 2014
The Association for the Advancement of Restorative Medicine (AARM) is holding its 12th Annual Restorative Medicine Conference during October 9-12, 2014, at the Eldorado Hotel and Spa, located near the historic Plaza in Santa Fe, New Mexico. Attendees will have the opportunity to visit the Albuquerque International Balloon Fiesta and witness the “mass ascension,” a simultaneous launch of all the participating balloons.       The theme of the conference is “Evidence-based Clinical Skills for...