Mission and Purpose

“The Doctor of the future will give no medicine, but will interest his patients in the care of the human frame, in diet, and in the cause and prevention of disease.”
– Thomas Edison

Mission Statement

To train Doctors of Naprapathic Medicine as allied healthcare professionals using specialized connective tissue manipulation according to the Oakley Smith Naprapathic Method®, integrating the basic human sciences with the unique art of manual medicine, and to teach essential protocols for naprapathic evaluation and treatment, nutritional counseling, principles of rehabilitation, therapeutic exercise, and application of physical modalities.

To offer instruction and continuing education programs to expand professional competencies in the areas of practice management, connective tissue manipulation, therapeutic and rehabilitative exercise, postural counseling, nutritional counseling, and the use of modalities such as massage, heat, cold, light, water, radiant energy, electricity, sound and air, and assistive devices for the purpose of preventing, correcting and alleviating physical ailments and disabilities.