American Association of Naturopathic Physicians


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American Association of Naturopathic Physicians

A professional organisation for naturopaths, most of whom have completed a period of formal training in one of the seven schools of naturopathy in North America:
• Bastyr University, Seattle, WA;
• Boucher Institute of Naturopathic Medicine, Vancouver, Canada;
• Canadian College of Naturopathic Medicine, Toronto, Canada;
• National College of Natural Medicine, Portland, OR;
• National University of Health Sciences, Chicago, IL;
• Southwest College of Naturopathic Medicine and Health Sciences, Tempe, AZ;
• University of Bridgeport College of Naturopathic Medicine, Bridgeport, CT.

American Association of Naturopathic Physicians,

n.pr an organization founded in 1985 that serves as the professional society representing naturopathic practitioners. The group promotes the development of the Naturopathic Physicians Licensing Examination (NPLEx), recognizes needs for research within the profession, develops professional standards for practicing naturopathic medicine, and promotes the development and progression of naturopathy. On a quarterly basis, it publishes the newsletter
The Naturopathic Physician. Also called
AANP. See also NPLEx.
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Integrative Therapeutics, Inc (ITI), a leading manufacturer of natural medicines for healthcare practitioners and the American Association of Naturopathic Physicians (AANP), are pleased to announce the first year recipients of the ITI-AANP STAIR Residency Scholarships.
Michael Traub, ND, a naturopath based in Hawaii, who has served as president of the American Association of Naturopathic Physicians, believes the AMA's resolution is based on fabrications and misrepresentations.
ITI), a leading manufacturer and distributor of nutritional supplements to medical professionals, has announced its sponsorship of the STAIR Residency Scholarship Program in collaboration with the American Association of Naturopathic Physicians (AANP).
The event is supported by the leading associations and media outlets including: The Institute for Functional Medicine, The National Center for Homeopathy, the Traditional Chinese Medicine World Foundation, New York Association of Naturopathic Physicians, American Botanical Council, Campaign for Better Health, American Association of Naturopathic Physicians.
National and state professional associations provided representatives to participate in a forum on issues related to techniques, procedures, and other issues related to their individual specialties, including representatives from Los Angeles College of Chiropractic, National College of Naturopathic Medicine, the American Dietetic Association, the New York State Chiropractic Association, and the American Association of Naturopathic Physicians.
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He is a member of the American Association of Naturopathic Physicians (AANP) and lectures internationally on topics in clinical nutrition and botanical medicine.
MMI met representatives of Thorne Research at the American Association of Naturopathic Physicians Convention in September 2004.
ND, President Emeritus of Bastyr University, has received the 2002 "Physician of the Year" award from the American Association of Naturopathic Physicians (AANP).
She was appointed to the Board of Directors of Harborview Medical Center in 1998 and named the 1995 Physician of the Year by the American Association of Naturopathic Physicians.
Schor is a past board member of the American Association of Naturopathic Physicians and a current board member of the Oncology Association of Naturopathic Physicians (OncANP).

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