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Elson S. Floyd College of Medicine incorporates nutrition, exercise physiology training

The Nutrition and Exercise Physiology program at WSU Spokane has been named as an academic department under the WSU’s Elson S. Floyd College of Medicine.

The move reflects Elson S. Floyd College of Medicine’s (ESFCOM) goals to be one of the first medical schools in the nation to make scientific wellness — where critical health indicators, including DNA and lifestyle, are accessed and followed by nutritional coaching — part of its curriculum. Inclusion of the nutrition and exercise physiology (NEP) department is an important step in that direction.

“I look forward to seeing our nutrition and exercise … » More …

Scientific Wellness enhances personalized medicine training

SPOKANE, Wash. – The Elson S. Floyd College of Medicine is announcing today that its inaugural class will be participating in a cutting-edge Scientific Wellness program provided by Arivale.

The program reflects a partnership with Arivale, which analyzes critical health indicators — including DNA, blood and saliva, and lifestyle — to create a enhanced picture of a person’s wellness condition and potential. Then, it provides tailored coaching to create recommendations to optimize wellness.

The entire first-year class of 60 medical students, as well as select faculty and administrators, will have the unprecedented opportunity to enroll in the program. Arivale will take an integrated, … » More …