The President of the Natural Products Association has just announced that Drs Pizzorno and Murray will be awarded for their outstanding contributions.
Bioclinic Naturals Doctors, Pizzorno and Murray, to receive Natural Products Association Awards
Dr. Joseph Pizzorno and Dr. Michael Murray have been among North America's leading experts in natural health — separately and together — for over two decades. John F. Gay, President of the Natural Products Association, has just announced that both of these gentlemen will be awarded, by the Association, for their outstanding contributions. Founded in 1936, the Natural Products Association (NPA) is the nation's largest and oldest non-profit organization dedicated to the natural products industry.
Dr. Pizzorno received the Association's 2012 Clinician Award recognizing licensed healthcare practitioners whose work exemplifies the best standards and dedication to responsible holistic, integrative/complementary and/or alternative-medicine. Dr. Pizzorno's colleague and student, Leanna Standish, ND, PhD, LAc, is also receiving a Clinician Award.
Dr. Michael Murray has been presented with the NPA's 2012 President's Award, given each year to recognize individuals within the natural products industry who have made outstanding, long term contributions.
Dr. Murray commented, "This is truly an honor. And I believe that this simultaneous recognition of Joe, Leanna, and myself acknowledges the impact and contributions of the entire naturopathic profession in educating the people within the natural health industry, health store retailers and health-conscious consumers, on the appropriate use of dietary supplements for better health."
These awards coincide with the publication of the completely revised 3rd edition of the Encyclopedia of Natural Medicine, a cherished text of naturopathic students, retailers, educators and consumers alike. The first edition of the Encyclopedia was co-authored by Murray and Pizzorno 25 years ago. This 3rd edition will be released in June 2012 at the same time as the Natural Product Association's annual convention.
These awards will be presented at the annual convention in Las Vegas, Nevada June 14-16, 2012. Both doctors have been previously awarded by the Association for their contributions to the industry and to the health of North Americans.