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U.S. Senate Votes for Observance of Naturopathic Medicine Week

Jud Richland
Guest Bio
Guest Bio: Jud Richland
richland pic-1Jud is CEO of the American Association of Naturopathic Physicians, the national association representing licensed naturopathic physicians. Jud is responsible for AANP's federal and state advocacy efforts, for increasing public awareness of naturopathic medicine, and for helping to expand the body of naturopathic medicine research.

Jud's previous experience includes two stints as President of Partnership for Prevention, a nonpartisan organization whose mission is to advocate for national health promotion and disease prevention policies.

He also served for seven years as Executive Director of the American College of Preventive Medicine, the national specialty society for physicians trained in preventive medicine.

Jud received his bachelor's degree in economics from the University of California at Berkeley, a master's degree in public health from George Washington University, and a master's degree in public affairs from the LBJ School of Public Affairs at the University of Texas.
Alternative medicine often gets the short end of the stick when it comes to recognition. But a new initiative passed by the U.S. Senate may change that.

The Senate unanimously passed a resolution designating October 7 – October 13 as Naturopathic Medicine Week.

The resolution recognizes the value of naturopathic medicine in providing safe, effective and affordable health care.

Special guest, Jud Richland, CEO of the American Association of Naturopathic Physicians, joins Dr. Holly to discuss what this means for all Americans.

Jud will also speak about the role of naturopathic physicians in preventing chronic and debilitating conditions.

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