School of Traditional World Medicines

Administrators of Traditional World Medicines

Lynelle Golden, PhD, Dean

Angie Jordan, MBA Program Supervisor

Lisa Petersburg, Administrative Assistant III


Bastyr University recognizes many traditional and indigenous approaches to health and well-being that have existed for centuries, including acupuncture and East Asian medicine and ayurvedic sciences. 

Bastyr University is charting a path toward expanding education in other international healing sciences that have been fulfilling humankind’s medical and wellness needs for millennia. As different world medicines gain popularity in America, the University is uniquely positioned to teach a variety of respected, time-honored healing traditions. In keeping with Bastyr’s mission to transform the well-being of the human community, the school expands existing awareness of how wellness is achieved and maintained while preparing its students to deliver truly comprehensive health care.