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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Jane Guiltinan, ND, current president of the American Association of Naturopathic Physicians (AANP), stated that her organization "Fully supports the AMA's stated goal of providing the highest quality of care for patients.
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.
Barbara is a 1997 graduate of National College of Naturopathic Medicine; a member of the American Association of Naturopathic Physicians, the Oncology Association of Naturopathic Physicians, and the Maine Association of Naturopathic Doctors and Acupuncturists; and a charter member of Destination Wellness Midcoast Maine.
Fecal microbiota transplantation [audio recording], American Association of Naturopathic Physicians conference.
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.
AUGUST 5-8: AMERICAN ASSOCIATION OF NATUROPATHIC PHYSICIANS 30TH ANNIVERSARY CONFERENCE in Oakland, California, CONTACT: www.
ND, President Emeritus of Bastyr University, has received the 2002 "Physician of the Year" award from the American Association of Naturopathic Physicians (AANP).
The fact that so many states have become licensed in past decade, and especially in the last couple of years, means that their success is an inspiration to NDs elsewhere," says Mike Jawer, director of government and public affairs at 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.
The award was presented at the annual convention of the American Association of Naturopathic Physicians in Bellevue and acknowledges Pizzorno's "unrelenting pursuit and devotion to the furtherance and acceptance of science based naturopathic medicine.
Combined with our earlier alliances with Landmark Healthcare and American Association of Naturopathic Physicians, we see tremendous momentum and growth potential in this space.

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