http://www.bastyr.edu/blogs-view/223/all en National Center for Complementary and Alternative Medicine Invites Comments on Proposed Name Change http://www.bastyr.edu/blogs/healthy-policy-leadership/national-center-complementary-and-alternative-medicine-invites <div class="field field-name-body field-type-text-with-summary field-label-hidden"><div class="field-items"><div class="field-item even" property="content:encoded"><p>The National Center for Complementary and Alternative Medicine (NCCAM) invites public comments on its proposed name change to the National Center for Research on Complementary and Integrative Health. Comments will be accepted through June 6, 2014.</p> <p>NCCAM director Josephine Briggs, MD, states in a video message: "The goal of this change is to better align the Center's name with the evolution in health care and our research focus, and thus best address our Congressional mandate."</p></div></div></div><div class="field field-name-field-blog-tags field-type-taxonomy-term-reference field-label-hidden"><div class="field-items"><div class="field-item even"><a href="/blog-tags/leadership" typeof="skos:Concept" property="rdfs:label skos:prefLabel">leadership</a></div><div class="field-item odd"><a href="/blog-tags/national-health-care" typeof="skos:Concept" property="rdfs:label skos:prefLabel">National Health Care</a></div></div></div> Mon, 02 Jun 2014 16:50:26 +0000 HCarrie 6556 at http://www.bastyr.edu http://www.bastyr.edu/blogs/healthy-policy-leadership/national-center-complementary-and-alternative-medicine-invites#comments DC FLI: Naturopathic Students Meet with Congress to Support Medicare Inclusion http://www.bastyr.edu/blogs/healthy-policy-leadership/dc-fli-naturopathic-students-meet-congress-support-medicare <div class="field field-name-body field-type-text-with-summary field-label-hidden"><div class="field-items"><div class="field-item even" property="content:encoded"><p>Naturopathic medicine supporters from around the country convened in Washington DC for the annual DC Federal Legislative Initiative (DC FLI) in April. DC FLI lets members of Congress learn about the benefits of naturopathic medicine and upcoming legislative bills to support the profession. This year’s event focused on legislation to integrate naturopathic doctors as Medicare health care providers and to implement a second annual Naturopathic Medicine Awareness Week.</p> </div></div></div><div class="field field-name-field-blog-tags field-type-taxonomy-term-reference field-label-hidden"><div class="field-items"><div class="field-item even"><a href="/blog-tags/legislative-efforts" typeof="skos:Concept" property="rdfs:label skos:prefLabel">Legislative Efforts</a></div><div class="field-item odd"><a href="/blog-tags/naturopathic-medicine" typeof="skos:Concept" property="rdfs:label skos:prefLabel">naturopathic medicine</a></div><div class="field-item even"><a href="/blog-tags/events" typeof="skos:Concept" property="rdfs:label skos:prefLabel">Events</a></div></div></div> Fri, 23 May 2014 01:20:38 +0000 HCarrie 6497 at http://www.bastyr.edu http://www.bastyr.edu/blogs/healthy-policy-leadership/dc-fli-naturopathic-students-meet-congress-support-medicare#comments Adam Silberman Represents Bastyr University at Northwest Naturopathic Physicians Convention http://www.bastyr.edu/blogs/healthy-policy-leadership/adam-silberman-represents-bastyr-university-northwest-naturopathic <div class="field field-name-body field-type-text-with-summary field-label-hidden"><div class="field-items"><div class="field-item even" property="content:encoded"><p>Bastyr University California student Adam Silberman will represent Bastyr as a finalist for the Student Scholarship Series at the Northwest Naturopathic Physicians Convention (NWNPC) in Vancouver, British Columbia, April 25-27. The annual scholarship program is open to naturopathic medicine students at all three West Coast naturopathic medical schools. </p> </div></div></div><div class="field field-name-field-blog-tags field-type-taxonomy-term-reference field-label-hidden"><div class="field-items"><div class="field-item even"><a href="/blog-tags/leadership" typeof="skos:Concept" property="rdfs:label skos:prefLabel">leadership</a></div></div></div> Mon, 21 Apr 2014 23:03:21 +0000 HCarrie 6257 at http://www.bastyr.edu http://www.bastyr.edu/blogs/healthy-policy-leadership/adam-silberman-represents-bastyr-university-northwest-naturopathic#comments Focused Effort Brings Licensure Rights to Naturopathic Doctors in Maryland http://www.bastyr.edu/blogs/healthy-policy-leadership/focused-effort-brings-licensure-rights-naturopathic-doctors-maryland <div class="field field-name-body field-type-text-with-summary field-label-hidden"><div class="field-items"><div class="field-item even" property="content:encoded"><p>On April 14, 2014, with bipartisan support and Governor Martin O’Malley’s signature, Maryland became the 18th state to license naturopathic doctors (NDs). The newly signed law provides the people of Maryland greater access to comprehensive naturopathic health care by licensed professionals.</p> </div></div></div><div class="field field-name-field-blog-tags field-type-taxonomy-term-reference field-label-hidden"><div class="field-items"><div class="field-item even"><a href="/blog-tags/legislative-efforts" typeof="skos:Concept" property="rdfs:label skos:prefLabel">Legislative Efforts</a></div><div class="field-item odd"><a href="/blog-tags/naturopathic-medicine" typeof="skos:Concept" property="rdfs:label skos:prefLabel">naturopathic medicine</a></div></div></div> Wed, 16 Apr 2014 18:35:22 +0000 HCarrie 6228 at http://www.bastyr.edu http://www.bastyr.edu/blogs/healthy-policy-leadership/focused-effort-brings-licensure-rights-naturopathic-doctors-maryland#comments Advocates Teach California Lawmakers About Naturopathic Medicine http://www.bastyr.edu/blogs/healthy-policy-leadership/advocates-teach-california-lawmakers-about-naturopathic-medicine <div class="field field-name-body field-type-text-with-summary field-label-hidden"><div class="field-items"><div class="field-item even" property="content:encoded"><p>On March 4, naturopathic medicine supporters convened in Sacramento for the annual California Naturopathic Doctors Association’s (CNDA) Lobby Day. This event offers California legislators the opportunity to learn about the benefits of naturopathic medicine and an upcoming legislative bill the CNDA plans to support later this year.</p> </div></div></div><div class="field field-name-field-blog-tags field-type-taxonomy-term-reference field-label-hidden"><div class="field-items"><div class="field-item even"><a href="/blog-tags/california-naturopathic-doctors" typeof="skos:Concept" property="rdfs:label skos:prefLabel">California Naturopathic Doctors</a></div><div class="field-item odd"><a href="/blog-tags/legislative-efforts" typeof="skos:Concept" property="rdfs:label skos:prefLabel">Legislative Efforts</a></div></div></div> Thu, 20 Mar 2014 23:24:47 +0000 HCarrie 6037 at http://www.bastyr.edu http://www.bastyr.edu/blogs/healthy-policy-leadership/advocates-teach-california-lawmakers-about-naturopathic-medicine#comments Center for Health Policy and Leadership Springs Into Action http://www.bastyr.edu/blogs/healthy-policy-leadership/center-health-policy-and-leadership-springs-action <div class="field field-name-body field-type-text-with-summary field-label-hidden"><div class="field-items"><div class="field-item even" property="content:encoded"><p>With renewed energy, Bastyr University’s Center for Health Policy and Leadership (CHPL) supports ongoing efforts that encourage active participation in public affairs to promote health and well-being.</p> </div></div></div><div class="field field-name-field-blog-tags field-type-taxonomy-term-reference field-label-hidden"><div class="field-items"><div class="field-item even"><a href="/blog-tags/events" typeof="skos:Concept" property="rdfs:label skos:prefLabel">Events</a></div><div class="field-item odd"><a href="/blog-tags/health-policy" typeof="skos:Concept" property="rdfs:label skos:prefLabel">Health Policy</a></div><div class="field-item even"><a href="/blog-tags/leadership" typeof="skos:Concept" property="rdfs:label skos:prefLabel">leadership</a></div><div class="field-item odd"><a href="/blog-tags/legislative-efforts" typeof="skos:Concept" property="rdfs:label skos:prefLabel">Legislative Efforts</a></div></div></div> Mon, 24 Feb 2014 20:53:02 +0000 HCarrie 5886 at http://www.bastyr.edu http://www.bastyr.edu/blogs/healthy-policy-leadership/center-health-policy-and-leadership-springs-action#comments April 26-28 Washington DC Federal Legislative Initiative http://www.bastyr.edu/blogs/healthy-policy-leadership/april-26-28-washington-dc-federal-legislative-initiative <div class="field field-name-body field-type-text-with-summary field-label-hidden"><div class="field-items"><div class="field-item even" property="content:encoded"><p>April 26-28 The Washington DC Federal Legislative Initiative (DC FLI) brings naturopathic doctors, naturopathic medical students, and supporters of naturopathic medicine together to meet with federal legislators to advocate for the naturopathic medicine profession. </p> </div></div></div><div class="field field-name-field-blog-tags field-type-taxonomy-term-reference field-label-hidden"><div class="field-items"><div class="field-item even"><a href="/blog-tags/legislative-efforts" typeof="skos:Concept" property="rdfs:label skos:prefLabel">Legislative Efforts</a></div><div class="field-item odd"><a href="/blog-tags/events" typeof="skos:Concept" property="rdfs:label skos:prefLabel">Events</a></div><div class="field-item even"><a href="/blog-tags/naturopathic-medicine" typeof="skos:Concept" property="rdfs:label skos:prefLabel">naturopathic medicine</a></div></div></div> Mon, 24 Feb 2014 20:02:02 +0000 HCarrie 5885 at http://www.bastyr.edu http://www.bastyr.edu/blogs/healthy-policy-leadership/april-26-28-washington-dc-federal-legislative-initiative#comments February 24-28 National Eating Disorders Awareness Week http://www.bastyr.edu/blogs/healthy-policy-leadership/february-24-28-national-eating-disorders-awareness-week <div class="field field-name-body field-type-text-with-summary field-label-hidden"><div class="field-items"><div class="field-item even" property="content:encoded"><p>This nationwide effort to raise awareness around eating disorders will be supported by Bastyr University Nutrition &amp; Exercise students through student-led community events at the Kenmore campus.</p> </div></div></div><div class="field field-name-field-blog-tags field-type-taxonomy-term-reference field-label-hidden"><div class="field-items"><div class="field-item even"><a href="/blog-tags/nutrition-exercise-science" typeof="skos:Concept" property="rdfs:label skos:prefLabel">Nutrition & Exercise Science</a></div><div class="field-item odd"><a href="/blog-tags/events" typeof="skos:Concept" property="rdfs:label skos:prefLabel">Events</a></div></div></div> Sat, 22 Feb 2014 18:41:58 +0000 HCarrie 5883 at http://www.bastyr.edu http://www.bastyr.edu/blogs/healthy-policy-leadership/february-24-28-national-eating-disorders-awareness-week#comments March 4 California Lobby Day http://www.bastyr.edu/blogs/healthy-policy-leadership/march-4-california-lobby-day <div class="field field-name-body field-type-text-with-summary field-label-hidden"><div class="field-items"><div class="field-item even" property="content:encoded"><p>Naturopathic doctors (NDs), students, and supporters will convene in Sacramento on March 4 to meet with legislative representatives to advocate on behalf of the California naturopathic profession. </p> </div></div></div><div class="field field-name-field-blog-tags field-type-taxonomy-term-reference field-label-hidden"><div class="field-items"><div class="field-item even"><a href="/blog-tags/legislative-efforts" typeof="skos:Concept" property="rdfs:label skos:prefLabel">Legislative Efforts</a></div><div class="field-item odd"><a href="/blog-tags/california-naturopathic-doctors" typeof="skos:Concept" property="rdfs:label skos:prefLabel">California Naturopathic Doctors</a></div></div></div> Thu, 20 Feb 2014 19:17:46 +0000 HCarrie 5884 at http://www.bastyr.edu http://www.bastyr.edu/blogs/healthy-policy-leadership/march-4-california-lobby-day#comments Free Screening Nov. 9 of "Escape Fire: The Fight to Rescue American Healthcare" http://www.bastyr.edu/blogs/healthy-policy-leadership/free-screening-nov-9-escape-fire-fight-rescue-american-healthcare <div class="field field-name-body field-type-text-with-summary field-label-hidden"><div class="field-items"><div class="field-item even" property="content:encoded"><p>Bastyr University California is co-sponsoring a free screening of the award-winning film about the American health care system.</p> </div></div></div><div class="field field-name-field-blog-tags field-type-taxonomy-term-reference field-label-hidden"><div class="field-items"><div class="field-item even"><a href="/blog-tags/events" typeof="skos:Concept" property="rdfs:label skos:prefLabel">Events</a></div></div></div> Tue, 16 Oct 2012 22:22:36 +0000 mslaughter 3099 at http://www.bastyr.edu http://www.bastyr.edu/blogs/healthy-policy-leadership/free-screening-nov-9-escape-fire-fight-rescue-american-healthcare#comments Lecture on Treating Seasonal Affective Disorder http://www.bastyr.edu/blogs/healthy-policy-leadership/lecture-treating-seasonal-affective-disorder <div class="field field-name-body field-type-text-with-summary field-label-hidden"><div class="field-items"><div class="field-item even" property="content:encoded"><p>Many people have recognized that illness, injury and physical pain are stress-related, but few know how to rapidly alter the stress component so that it changes the body. By the combined use of interpersonal neurobiology and the precise use of the patient's visual ecology, emotional distress can be changed in seconds.</p> </div></div></div><div class="field field-name-field-blog-tags field-type-taxonomy-term-reference field-label-hidden"><div class="field-items"><div class="field-item even"><a href="/blog-tags/events" typeof="skos:Concept" property="rdfs:label skos:prefLabel">Events</a></div></div></div> Wed, 25 Jan 2012 18:17:06 +0000 ggoode 1450 at http://www.bastyr.edu http://www.bastyr.edu/blogs/healthy-policy-leadership/lecture-treating-seasonal-affective-disorder#comments Effort Underway in State Legislature to Consider GMO Labeling http://www.bastyr.edu/blogs/healthy-policy-leadership/effort-underway-state-legislature-consider-gmo-labeling <div class="field field-name-body field-type-text-with-summary field-label-hidden"><div class="field-items"><div class="field-item even" property="content:encoded"><p>For those of you who have a particular interest in the GMO labeling issue, I bring you positive news. We have learned that a bi-partisan effort is underway in the House of Representatives and the Senate to consider GMO labeling legislation. </p> </div></div></div><div class="field field-name-field-blog-tags field-type-taxonomy-term-reference field-label-hidden"><div class="field-items"><div class="field-item even"><a href="/blog-tags/legislative-efforts" typeof="skos:Concept" property="rdfs:label skos:prefLabel">Legislative Efforts</a></div></div></div> Wed, 25 Jan 2012 00:33:18 +0000 ggoode 1447 at http://www.bastyr.edu http://www.bastyr.edu/blogs/healthy-policy-leadership/effort-underway-state-legislature-consider-gmo-labeling#comments What are the Health Risks of Genetically Modified Foods and Organisms? http://www.bastyr.edu/blogs/healthy-policy-leadership/what-are-health-risks-genetically-modified-foods-and-organisms <div class="field field-name-body field-type-text-with-summary field-label-hidden"><div class="field-items"><div class="field-item even" property="content:encoded"><p><strong>When:</strong> 6:30-8 p.m. Wednesday, December 7, 2011<br /><strong>Where:</strong> Bastyr University Auditorium</p> <p>Les Berenson, MD, a board-certified physician in internal medicine, a leader in preventive and wellness medicine, and co-chair of GMO Free-Washington, will lead a discussion on the health risks of genetically modified foods and organisms during this event sponsored by the Center for Health Policy and Leadership.</p></div></div></div><div class="field field-name-field-blog-tags field-type-taxonomy-term-reference field-label-hidden"><div class="field-items"><div class="field-item even"><a href="/blog-tags/events" typeof="skos:Concept" property="rdfs:label skos:prefLabel">Events</a></div></div></div> Wed, 23 Nov 2011 17:34:37 +0000 mslaughter 1192 at http://www.bastyr.edu A Conversation with Bastyr Alumna Catherine Darley, ND http://www.bastyr.edu/blogs/healthy-policy-leadership/conversation-bastyr-alumna-catherine-darley-nd <div class="field field-name-body field-type-text-with-summary field-label-hidden"><div class="field-items"><div class="field-item even" property="content:encoded"><p><strong>When: </strong>Noon to 12:50 p.m. Thursday, November 10, 2011<br /><strong>Where: </strong>Room 146 (Willow Room)</p> <p>Please join the Center for Health Policy and Leadership for a conversation with Catherine Darley, ND ('02), a Bastyr graduate who specializes in naturopathic sleep medicine in Seattle.  In her practice, Dr. Darley regularly co-manages patients along with allopathic sleep specialists, acupuncturists and homeopaths. </p></div></div></div><div class="field field-name-field-blog-tags field-type-taxonomy-term-reference field-label-hidden"><div class="field-items"><div class="field-item even"><a href="/blog-tags/events" typeof="skos:Concept" property="rdfs:label skos:prefLabel">Events</a></div><div class="field-item odd"><a href="/blog-tags/integrative-medicine" typeof="skos:Concept" property="rdfs:label skos:prefLabel">Integrative Medicine</a></div></div></div> Tue, 08 Nov 2011 00:22:11 +0000 mslaughter 1115 at http://www.bastyr.edu Diversity in Approaches to Health Care http://www.bastyr.edu/blogs/healthy-policy-leadership/diversity-approaches-health-care <div class="field field-name-body field-type-text-with-summary field-label-hidden"><div class="field-items"><div class="field-item even" property="content:encoded"><p><strong>When:</strong> 11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. Friday, May 27, 2011<br /><strong>Where:</strong> Rainier Square Atrium, Third Floor Conference Room, 1333 Fifth Ave., Seattle, Washington<br /><strong>Tickets:</strong> $12-$30 at <a href="http://www.seattlecityclub.org/20110527" target="_blank">Seattle CityClub</a>.</p></div></div></div><div class="field field-name-field-blog-tags field-type-taxonomy-term-reference field-label-hidden"><div class="field-items"><div class="field-item even"><a href="/blog-tags/events" typeof="skos:Concept" property="rdfs:label skos:prefLabel">Events</a></div></div></div> Fri, 06 May 2011 17:22:00 +0000 mslaughter 997 at http://www.bastyr.edu