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Boucher Institute Accredited Naturopathic College

January 29th, 2009 — January 21, 2009 - New Westminster, BC. The Boucher Institute of Naturopathic Medicine (BINM) in New Westminster BC has been officially granted accreditation by the Council on Naturopathic Medical Education (CNME). BINM is one of only two accredited naturopathic medical schools in
Canada. As stated by Dr. Pat Wolfe, Naturopathic Doctor and President of BINM, " This is an historic occasion for naturopathic medicine in Western Canada, affirming the school's accomplishments and reputation in both the naturopathic medical profession and the larger community."
The CNME's accreditation report commended BINM for a "strong, dedicated and committed leadership recognized by students and faculty as well as by their peers at other schools." Among other commendations they cited the positive, supportive and strong student body, ethical marketing and admissions process, and innovative academic program.
This achievement confirms that both the naturopathic medical education
profession and governing bodies recognize BINM's proven record and future ability to deliver excellent naturopathic medical education in North America. BINM proudly accepts its place as a leader in naturopathic medical education and sustainable and preventive health.

Media Contact: Dr. Pat Wolfe, President and founding member of the Boucher Institute of Naturopathic Medicine pwolfe@binm.org 604-777-9981 www.binm.org


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