Natural Partners Announces Advisory Board and New Educational Training Center

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Advisory Board and new facility provide innovative, educational resources to practitioners, patients and brand partners

“These initiatives allow Natural Partners to engage, inspire and enlighten the wellness community with a renewed focus on education.” -Fran Towey, President of Natural Partners

Natural Partners, Inc., a trusted resource for integrative healthcare practitioners for more than 20 years, announced the establishment of the Natural Partners Advisory Board and the opening of the new NP Productions Training Center. The Advisory Board and Training Center further elevate Natural Partners’ educational platform by sharing knowledge and strengthening communication among practitioners, patients and brand partners.

“The development of the Natural Partners Advisory Board and opening of the NP Productions Training Center are key milestones for Natural Partners and additional evidence of our rapid growth,” said Fran Towey, President of Natural Partners. “These initiatives allow Natural Partners to engage, inspire and enlighten the wellness community with a renewed focus on education.”

The Advisory Board consists of four industry experts and integrative medicine professionals who will provide guidance on current topics and content that keeps the wellness community up-to-date and well-informed.

The inaugural members of the Natural Partners Advisory Board are the following:

  • Dr. Holly Lucille, N.D., R.N. - Natural Partners Advisory Board Chair; passionate practicing N.D. and nationally acclaimed TV and radio host; educator, author and lecturer at various health institutions; past president of the California Naturopathic Doctors Association; recipient of SCNM Legacy Award and Daphne Blayden Award from the Southwest College of Naturopathic Medicine.
  • Dr. Michelle Simon, Ph.D., N.D. - Focus on women's health, preventive medicine, and musculoskeletal health; president of the Institute for Natural Medicine; director for the American Association of Naturopathic Physicians; director of Naturopathic Physicians Research Institute; member of the Washington State Health Technology Assessment Clinical Committee; co-director of the Communities in Need/Integrated Care Options Project of the Washington Association of Naturopathic Physicians.
  • Dr. Jared Skowron, N.D. - One of the country’s leading experts in natural therapies for children with special needs, with an emphasis in pediatric autism and ADHD; best-selling author of 100 Natural Remedies for Your Child; co-founder of the Pediatric Association of Naturopathic Physicians; founder of the Pediatric and Autism Clinic at University of Bridgeport; advisory board member of Autism Hope Alliance and Natural Practitioner.
  • Dr. Helene Wechsler, M.D. - Specialization in Family Medicine in a concierge model practice; previously co-founder and medical director of Scottsdale Holistic Medical Group, a multidisciplinary group offering conventional and alternative medicine; inspiration for the creation of Natural Partners; member of the Natural Partners Board of Directors.

“I am thrilled to be in partnership with Natural Partners,” said Dr. Lucille. “Not only are they highly innovative in technology and delivering high-quality education, their enthusiasm for world wellness and their ‘we are all in this together’ culture are infectious. It is very rewarding to be a part of this Advisory Board that is passionate about patient wellness, clinical excellence, and providing a unique educational experience to both practitioners and patients.”

As part of Natural Partners’ continued growth, the 3,000 square foot NP Productions Training Center is an expansion of the Natural Partners Scottsdale campus. The Training Center serves as an added value to practitioners and brand partners, offering a venue with cutting-edge technology to be used for internal training, educational seminars and innovative video platforms. In time, the Training Center will be open to the public for wellness seminars and conferences.

About Natural Partners, Inc.

Natural Partners is a resource for practitioners who strive to improve patient wellness by providing education and professional-grade products to healthcare practitioners and their patients. Since 1995, Natural Partners has researched trusted brands and welcomed them into their portfolio, currently offering over 14,000 premium products from hundreds of high-quality manufacturers. Natural Partners works with hundreds of healthcare practitioners every week to help them set up and maintain an efficient, seamless ordering system that ensures their patients get the supplements they need, when they need them. For more information, visit

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