NDs for Vaccines Represent at the AANP Conference

    This year the American Association of Naturopathic Physicians hosted their annual conference in San Diego on July 12-14, 2018. I am happy to report that there were 4 speakers providing a total of 3 presentations that addressed the importance of vaccines and tackled vaccine hesitancy. Congrats and thank you to Drs. Sarah Hourston, Elias Kass, Cate Bereznay and Matt Brignall for your contribution this weekend!

     

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