June 2016:  Association Updates

WANP Annual Election: Now!

The annual election of directors for the WANP’s governing board is underway.  Candidate profiles and e-ballots were sent to all professional members on June 17 and must be returned to the WANP by 5 pm on Monday, July 11, 2016.  If you are a current member and did not receive the profiles or ballot, or if you have any questions or need assistance, please contact the WANP office at 206-547-2130.

WANP-PAC Fundraising Success

Since beginning our campaign in November 2015 and then again in May 2016, we reached our goal of $10,000.  These funds will allow us to make contributions to State legislators who support naturopathic medicine.  Many thanks to all the following contributors:

  • 2016   Steve Speidel; Virender Sodhi; Suzanne Sykurski; Chad Aschtgen; Owen and Marsha Miller; Jennifer Ash; Andrew Max; Traci Taggart; Sage Wheeler; Rachelle Herdman; Tim & Preeta Kuhlman; Jena Peterson; Kate Kass; Amira Ahdut; Karen Ball; Lori Brown; Sooyung Chun; Kevin Conroy; Chris Cotner; Meredith Distante; Janelle Doolittle; Alethea Fleming; Jill Fresonke; Christine James; Kathleen Janel; Andrew Juechter; Maegan Knutson; Kelsey Klausmeyer; Melissa Kohler; Bobbi Lutack; Traci McDaniel; Serena McKenzie; Eleonora Naydis; David Ramaley; Heidi Robel; Sean Sapunar; Elizabeth Trautman; Marco Vespignani; Joe Wessels; Barry Wheeler; Laura Flanagan; Marnie Frisch; Nadene Neale; Connor Watters
  • 2015   Jennifer Ash; Amanda Brimhall; Kasra Pournadeali; Bobbi Lutack; Jennifer Schiavone-Ruthensteiner; Virender Sodhi; Suzanne Adams; Amira Ahdut; Jodi Berg; Leyardia Black; Lori Brown; Sarah Chappelle; Chris Cotner; Linda Dagenais; Beth Falanga; Laura Flanagan; Adam Geiger; Kathleen Janel; Michael Kaufman; Mikhail Kisselev; Robert Martinez; Eleonora Naydis; Nadene Neale; Ruth Urand; Ara Walline; Joe Wessels; Sage Wheeler; Melanie Whittaker; Deborah Callender; Lyndon Capon; Joshua Goldenberg; Christine James; Eva & Chris Kozura; Kellie Lawler; Nicole Maxwell; Les Witherspoon; Diane Moan

Our Annual Conference:  “Staying Current in Primary Care”

This year’s conference will be held October 1 – 2, 2016 at the Shoreline Conference Center just north of Seattle.

Speakers and topics include:

  • Laurie Mischley, ND – Nutritional Strategies for Neuroprotection: Can Parkinson’s & Alzheimer’s Be Slowed?
  • Catherine Darley, ND – Treating Sleep Complaints Naturally: Supporting Health
  • Seth Enos, ND – Emergency Medicine for Primary Care – Planning and Considerations
  • Kelsey Klausmeyer, ND – Clinical Management of Obese and Overweight Patients
  • Mona Fahoum, ND – Sexually Transmitted Disease Update
  • Paul Reilly, ND, LAc, FABNO – Updates on Integrative Oncology and Highlights of 2016 ONCANP Conference
  • Alethea Fleming, ND – Updates in Geriatric Primary Care; and, Polypharmacy in Geriatrics
  • Kris Somol, ND – Updates in Women’s Health Topics: PAPs, Management of Cervical Dysplasia, and Breast Cancer Screening; and, Updates on Topics in Adolescent Health
  • Joshua Goldenberg, ND – Research on Naturopathic Approaches to IBS
  • Eric Yarnell, ND – Botanical Medicine Update

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