Daniel Church, PhD, has been president of Bastyr University, Kenmore, Washington, since 2005. As he prepares for retirement at the end of this school year, he takes a candid look back and a thoughtful look forward as he comments about his tenure as president and the future of naturopathic medicine.
Approximate listening time: 20 minutes
About the Expert
Daniel K. Church, PhD, was named the third president of Bastyr University, Kenmore, Washington, in September 2005. From 1968 to 1978, Church lived in Seattle, Washington, where he was a tenured professor at Seattle Pacific University. He was also president and chief executive officer of Edwin Shaw Hospital in Akron, Ohio, for 17 years. He earned bachelor’s and master’s degrees in the humanities from San Francisco State University and his doctorate from the University of Washington. Church has served on the board of trustees of several state and regional organizations, including the Association of Washington Business and Harborview Medical Center in Seattle.