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Graduates of Bastyr University’s naturopathic doctoral program integrate mind, body, spirit, and nature in meaningful and diverse careers, including: 

  • Primary care naturopathic doctor
  • Corporate wellness educator 
  • Public health administrator 
  • Natural health consultant 
  • Family doctor for a rural community 

And more… 

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NATUROPATHIC DOCTORS (NDs). . .
emphasize disease prevention, wellness promotion, and identifying the underlying causes of disease.

NDs. . .
are primary care physicians who have attended a four-year naturopathic medical school, are clinically trained, and work in all aspects of family health — from pediatric to geriatric care.

ND STUDENTS. . .
intern in clinical settings, gain at least 1,200 patient contact hours under the close supervision of licensed clinical faculty, and benefit from rigorous curriculum in the same biomedical sciences as a medical doctor (MD).

NATUROPATHIC THERAPIES. . .
include clinical nutrition, botanical medicine, psychology, physical medicine, and other holistic therapies as supported by evidence-based research drawn from peer-reviewed journals across many disciplines. 

NATUROPATHIC TREATMENT PHILOSOPHY. . .
honors the physician as someone who facilitates healing by identifying and removing barriers to health. 

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BASTYRIANS
share with the world
an integrated approach
to education, research, and
clinical service; hold a deep respect for the
healing power of nature;
and recognize that
body, mind and spirit
are intrinsically inseparable. 

I want to bring integrative health care to everyday people.

Stephen Phipps, ND, PhD (2013)

 

Bastyr University
14500 Juanita Drive N.E.
Kenmore, WA 98028-4966
425.602.3000 | 425.823.6222 (fax)

Bastyr University California
4106 Sorrento Valley Blvd.
San Diego, CA 92121-1407
858.246.9700 | 858.246.9710 (fax) 

DO YOU HAVE THE PASSION TO TRANSFORM THE HEALTH OF THE HUMAN COMMUNITY?

 

WHAT DOES IT MEAN TO BECOME A
NATUROPATHIC DOCTOR (ND)?

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