American College of Healthcare Sciences Sponsoring National Association of Nutrition Professionals Conference

American College of Healthcare Sciences (ACHS) is proud to be a Platinum Sponsor for the 14th Annual National Association of Nutrition Professionals (NANP) Conference and Expo.

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The confrence theme this year will be The Ancestral Path to Modern Health and it will be held in Tuscan, AZ, on May 16-19, 2019. The NANP is one of the Nation’s leading holistic nutrition organizations. The conference will host expert wellness speakers and showcase some of the industry’s most innovative integrative health products with 400 nutrition professionals, students, suppliers and educators expected to attend.

Hosted at the JW Marriot Starr Pass Resort, in Tuscan AZ the NANP Conference and Expo is a can’t miss opportunity to learn from holistic nutrition experts and rising stars while networking with professionals from across the country and abroad. It is the event of choice for holistic nutrition professionals and students that draws holistic practitioners from around the globe.

The conference focuses on sharing the latest research, wellness products, and opportunities for nutrition professionals to expand education in areas where ACHS is a leading educator of holistic nutrition, aromatherapy, herbal medicine, and other holistic health studies.

 “For more than 40 years, nutrition and holistic approaches to health have been at the heart of ACHS’s mission,” says Dorene Petersen, ACHS President and Founder. “The NANP conference brings together passionate professionals who are committed to integrative and innovative approaches to health to benefit their clients and make a positive impact on the communities we serve.”

Attendees can visit ACHS booth #28 at the NANP Expo during the conference to learn more about ACHS programs, gain access to continuing education courses, and more. As part of the Platinum Sponsorship, ACHS’s Dean of Admissions, Amy Swinehart, and Associate Dean of Admissions and Military Education Coordinator, Amanda Heller, will be on hand to help conference attendees create essential oil sprays and respond to the Bingo question for one lucky person to win a valuable prize.

ACHS staff will also be hosting a meet-and-greet reception on Thursday, May 16th at 6:00pm time in the Salud Lounge, in the lobby of the JW Marriott Tucson Starr Pass Resort & Spa.  All conference attendees are welcome to attend.  ACHS staff, faculty, graduates, and students will be on hand to network and answer questions you may have.  To learn more about the NANP Conference & Expo, visit the event website at

For questions about this press release or to schedule an interview with ACHS leadership, email [email protected].

About ACHS – Founded in 1978, is a Portland, OR-based, accredited college offering online, on-campus, and study abroad integrative health education. ACHS also has a satellite campus in Kona, Hawaii. With undergraduate and graduate degrees, diplomas, certificates, and continuing education units in integrative health, ACHS makes holistic health and wellness education accessible to a diverse community, including healthcare professionals, military students, stay-at-home parents, and lifelong learners. Specializations include aromatherapy, herbal medicine, holistic nutrition, and wellness coaching. ACHS is a Certified B Corporation® and was ranked five of 100 Best Green Workplaces in Oregon 2018 by Oregon Business magazine. ACHS was also honored with 2016 and 2017 When Work Works awards, administered by the Families and Work Institute and the Society for Human Resource Management, and received the City of Portland Sustainability at Work Certification in 2017. ACHS is accredited by the Distance Education Accrediting Commission (DEAC), which is recognized by the U.S. Department of Education and by the Council for Higher Education Accreditation (CHEA), and is also approved by the Office of Degree Authorization of the Oregon Higher Education Coordinating Commission and authorized by the Hawaii Department of Commerce and Consumer Affairs, Hawaii Post-Secondary Education Authorization Program (HPEAP). Visit