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Wisconsin Naturopathic Doctors Association's Annual Conference 2019

Women's Health and Hormones

Open to the Public!



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April 5th WNDA Conference Reception Schedule

April 6th WNDA Conference Schedule

When:

April 5th & 6th 2019

April 5th - 4:45pm to 7:30pm

April 6th - 8:00am to 6:00pm (registration starts at 7:30am)

Where:

To be held at the Pyle Center on the UW campus, Madison, Wisconsin.

702 Langdon St, Madison, WI 53706

Cost: $175 ($85 for students)

  • 9 pending CE credits for NDs
  • Snacks, beverages, dinner appetizers & lunch buffet included
  • Vendor fair, samples & raffle prizes

Featured Speakers:

David Kiefer, MD

Jaclyn Chasse, ND

Tiffany Mullen, MD

Mihal Davis, ND, LAc

Robin DiPasquale, ND

Crystal Urban, ND, MSOM, LAc

Michelle Violi, Pharm.D

Kelly Simms, ND

 

 


Keep up with the latest news from the American Association of Naturopathic Physicians

WNDA is a professional association of Naturopathic Doctors (NDs) . Our members are graduates of accredited four-year, graduate-level, in-residence naturopathic medical programs, accredited by the Council on Naturopathic Medical Education and recognized by the U.S. Department of Education. The WNDA is dedicated to promoting public safety and professional accountability along with helping to increase naturopathic medicine access for Wisconsin residents.

Benefits of Naturopathic Licensing include:

Mitigate Primary Care Shortage: Naturopathic physicians can help ease a stressed and overburdened medical system by filling the much-needed role for primary care medicine in the state of Wisconsin. In Washington state, where NDs can serve as primary care providers, 67.7% of patients who received naturopathic care did not receive concurrent care from an MD/DO (Cherkin et al., 2002). Furthermore, it is estimated that 50% of NDs see patients from medically underserved populations (AANP, 2014).

Reduced Costs: Diet and lifestyle interventions to prevent type 2 diabetes were more cost effective (and clinically effective) than early drug therapy in high-risk patients (Herman et al., 2005). The Vermont Auto Dealers Association use of naturopathic care for employees saved $2.10 in medical costs for every dollar spent, and $8.20 in total costs per employee for every dollar spent (Noe, 2005).

Increased Safety: Licensure will help protect the public from misinformation about complementary and alternative therapies that is ubiquitous on the Internet, in the media, in health food stores, and from practitioners who use the title ND but do not meet the educational standards to be called a Naturopathic Doctor. Licensure will also increase availability of integrative partnerships between conventional medical providers and naturopathic doctors, improving patient care. Lastly, licensure of Naturopathic Doctors would make it feasible for NDs to attain malpractice insurance.

Increased Access: Local communities will enjoy an increase in safe and natural healthcare options and highly individualized medical care. Patients would not have to travel outside Wisconsin to see licensed naturopathic doctors. Licensure would also make it more feasible for patients to get insurance coverage for naturopathic medical care.

Improved Outcomes: Multiple clinical trials have demonstrated how naturopathic care produces health improvement and risk factor reduction for conditions like cardiovascular disease (Seely et al., 2013), diabetes (Bradley et al., 2012), menopause (Cramer et al., 2003), low back pain (Szczurko et al., 2007), and anxiety (Cooley et al., 2009).

Thank you to our 2019 sponsors:

IGeneX

womensinternational
Women's International Pharmacy

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nutri-dyn

Learn how you can join these sponsors in supporting the work of the WNDA.