Thursday, August 25, 2016

All About Alumni - Presentations by Hawthorn Graduates




Hawthorn University presents an afternoon interview series featuring stories from Hawthorn Graduates. Listen live as alumni share their successes. Join us online the 1st Wednesday of the month at noon PT. Sign the University's mailing list for information on upcoming presentations.

Coming up on September 7, 2016

Hawthorn Summa Cum Laude graduate Tracey Fox, NC makes a living practicing her passion for holistic nutrition in North Carolina, one of the most restrictive state in the country for health care freedoms.   Aligning with open-minded, integrative, and gifted doctors has allowed Tracey to do the work that she loves, and to design nutrition and lifestyle protocols for some extraordinary and critical cases using holistic nutrition. Listen to her live at noon pacific time on 9/7/2016.



Tuesday, August 9, 2016

Nutritional and Herbal Support for Peri-menopause and Menopause

Transition through menopause without the use of hormone replacement therapy.  Donna Wild will present an endocrine bolstering diet and herbs that support a smooth transition. 
 
Hawthorn University welcomes back Donna Wild for the webinar Menopause Naturally on Tuesday, August 16th, 2016 at 4 PM PST / 7 PM EST.

This webinar covers nutritional and herbal support for conditions associated with peri-menopause and menopause including:

·   Estrogen dominance
·   Depression
·   Osteoporosis
·   Hot flashes
·   Night sweats
·   Vaginal dryness
·   Heart health

For more than 30 years Donna Wild has studied, practiced and taught holistic health to doctors and laymen. In the process, she has written, published, broadcasted and lectured extensively on natural restorative methods for human and animal health. In 2012, Ms. Wild wrote The Skin, Tongue and Nails Speak: Observational Signs of Nutritional Deficiencies. Currently Ms. Wild owns and runs Unique Perspective in Loveland, Colorado where she has a private practice, working as a consultant, lecturer and author. In her backyard, Donna raises laying hens and honey bees and lovingly tends to her organic vegetable, fruit and herb gardens. 

Pre-webinar news and announcements start 10 minutes early at 3:50 PM PST / 6:50 PM EST.



Donna Wild

Monday, August 1, 2016

All About Alumni: Happily Hungry - The Road to Building an Integrative Holistic Nutrition Program for Children Affected by Cancer and Chronic Conditions with Danielle Cook, MS

When it comes to the treatment of cancer in children, it is important to know how to recognize when an opportunity might present itself, how to identify a need and how to act upon providing solutions for a problem. Such is the story of Danielle Cook’s journey in creating a unique program for children undergoing cancer treatment, including their families and caregivers.

Hawthorn University All About Alumni Graduate Webinar Series welcomes graduate Danielle Cook, MS (MSHN 2014) for her presentation of Happily Hungry: The Road to Building an Integrative Holistic Nutrition Program for Children Affected by Cancer and Chronic Conditions on Wednesday August 3rd at 12 PM PST.

Danielle Cook, MS is an author (Happily Hungry: Smart Recipes for Kids with Cancer), educator and the founder of an outstanding nutrition program. Join the webinar as she discusses how the life-changing experience of her son’s cancer diagnosis drove her to go back to school, obtain her degree from Hawthorn University in Holistic Nutrition and create an integrative nutrition program. She will share how she juggled multiple presentations in differing venues and how she refocused efforts to create a more effective program. She’ll also share the cornerstones of making her program a success, discuss the logistical challenges and how she has adjusted the program over time to fit new environments. Her story will resonate as the proverbial “when life gives you lemons, you make lemonade” with constructive, practical, real-life experience from which there is much to learn. More about Danielle’s program can be found at http://www.happilyhungry.com.



Danielle Cook, MS 
MSHN Graduate 2014

Wednesday, July 27, 2016

Fertility, Pre and Postnatal Nutrition with Donna Wild

For women and their babies, food and nutrient support is very important during the delicate time from fertility, through pregnancy, to postpartum care.  Hawthorn University welcomes back Donna Wild for a webinar on Fertility, Pre and Postnatal Nutrition on Tuesday, August 2nd, 2016 at 4 PM PST / 7 PM EST. Donna Wild discusses nutrient-related birth defects, lactation support,  and nutritional and herbal protocols for common conditions experienced during and after pregnancy.

For more than 30 years Donna Wild has studied, practiced and taught holistic health to doctors and laymen. In the process, she has written, published, broadcasted and lectured extensively on natural restorative methods for human and animal health. In 2012, Ms. Wild wrote The Skin, Tongue and Nails Speak: Observational Signs of Nutritional Deficiencies. Currently Ms. Wild owns and runs Unique Perspective in Loveland, Colorado where she has a private practice, working as a consultant, lecturer and author. In her backyard, Donna raises laying hens and honey bees and lovingly tends to her organic vegetable, fruit and herb gardens. 

Pre-webinar news and announcements start 10 minutes early at 3:50 PM PST / 6:50 PM EST.


Donna Wild, Unique Perspective


Wednesday, July 20, 2016

Fertility, Prenatal and Postnatal Nutrition

Donna Wild, author of the book, The Skin, Tongue and Nails Speak: Observational Signs of Nutritional Deficiencies will offer her unique perspective on Fertility, Prenatal and Postnatal Nutrition in a webinar that focuses on foods and nutrients that support a woman and her baby. Nutritional and herbal protocols for common conditions experienced during and after pregnancy will be discussed. Join us on August 2nd at 4 pm (pacific) as Donna discusses the delicate time from fertility, through pregnancy, to postpartum care.

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Monday, July 18, 2016

Cookbook giveaway!

Hawthorn University student and professional chef Elizabeth Howes takes inspiration from the super-popular Burmese tea leaf salad to create innovative dishes perfectly suited for America’s farm-to-table ingredients in her first cookbook! Elizabeth is enrolled in the Master of Science in Holistic Nutrition Program at Hawthorn.
Bursting with bold flavors, hearty ingredients, crunchy textures and brilliant colors—the salads in this book are a feast for your senses. The Modern Salad serves up protein- and superfood-rich recipes that are artfully presented in a deconstructed format, including:
• The Charcuterie Board Salad with Mustard-Maple Vinaigrette
• Grilled Peach and Corn Salad with Lemongrass-Shallot Vinaigrette (YUM!)
• Rainbow Carrot and Crispy Pita Salad with Coriander Vinaigrette
• Summer Fig and Caramelized Onion Salad with Aged Balsamic Reduction
• Grilled Calamari Salad with Spicy Kimchi Vinaigrette
• Masala Chai Braised Pork and Garlic Udon Salad

For a chance to win a copy of the book, visit and enter the giveaway here:



Wednesday, July 13, 2016

Holistic Detoxification: How to Create a Healthy Home Which Supports Healing with Lucinda Curran

Detoxify your home environment to inspire a healing space. Building Biologist and Chinese medicine practitioner, Lucinda Curran is keenly aware of the impact that our built environments (homes, schools and workplaces) have on our health. During this webinar Lucinda will identify potential hazards in the home and offer solutions. Hawthorn University welcomes Lucinda Curran for Holistic Detoxification: How to Create a Healthy Home Which Supports Healing on Tuesday, July 19th, 2016 at 4 PM PST / 7 PM EST.

Driven by passion and motivated by personal experience, Lucinda Curran endeavours to help people make informed choices, provide viable solutions and make the world safer for all who dwell here. She deftly combines her knowledge as a Chinese medicine practitioner with her training and skills as a Building Biologist to work with people to create a healthy built environment that doesn’t diminish their health. Lucinda devotes her time to preventing and assisting those with environmental sensitivities (health issues related to the built environment). She is passionate about empowering people around the globe to improve their health by addressing their environment and hosts the Environmental Sensitivities Symposium.

Pre-webinar news and announcements start 10 minutes early at 3:50 PM PST / 6:50 PM EST.

RSVP:  https://attendee.gotowebinar.com/register/4497438340127299843

Lucinda Curran