DailyStrength Taps Expertise of the National Institute of Whole Health as Whole Health Expert


Health-focused social network, DailyStrength, selects Dr. Georgianna Donadio, NIWH Program Director, as featured Whole Health expert on their popular web site.

November 5, 2010, Wellesley, MA – The National Institute of Whole Health (http://www.niwh.org), (NIWH) pioneers of Whole Health Education® and Whole Person Health Care™, today announced the organization’s Program Director, Georgianna Donadio, DC, MSc, Ph.D. has been selected by DailyStrength (http://www.dailystrength.org) to be a Whole Health  Expert for one of the Internet’s largest and most comprehensive health-focused social networks. Starting today, Donadio will be contributing articles and answering patient questions on timely, pressing health topics so as to help DailyStrength’s visitors achieve wellness.

“DailyStrength and NIWH both share the goal of providing patients with demystified health information that enables them to take greater control of their health and wellbeing so it was a natural fit,” said Donadio. “I’m honored to be able to help to bring clarity to nutrition topics and a host of health conditions.”

First launched in 2006, DailyStrength has become the “go to” destination for people facing health, wellness and life issues by providing more than 500 communities focused on health conditions and life challenges. Beyond support and encouragement, the social network offers its members detailed information on more than 3,000 different treatments, so that they can find and talk with others about their real-world experiences using the same therapy. The site also offers vibrant discussions, member recommendations and advice, live 1-on-1 chat, and personal blogs designed to provide mutual encouragement and support for members’ personal goals.

Individuals interested in taking advantage of Donadio’s more than 35 years of experience as an award-winning integrative health pioneer, scholar, researcher, educator, nurse advocate, speaker, author, visionary and media personality can log on to . There, one can understand how their friends influence their weight, can better understand Fibromyalgia and learn about the kitchen table remedy for colds and flus.

Donadio’s perspective that she brings to DailyStrength was born out of NIWH’s educational programs, which provide “the whole picture of health”®. Established in 1977, NIWH is the pioneer of Whole Health Education® and Behavioral Engagement™, the first patient education and health coaching model developed and utilized in clinical settings. Their evidence-based Whole Health programs enable individuals to better address their personal health and health professionals to care for the whole person, addressing not just the physical aspect of health, but also the emotional, nutritional, environmental and spiritual. For more than 30 years, NIWH has provided evidence-based, integrative Whole Health programs that integrate current medical research with a natural outlook on healing and the wisdom of spiritual teachings.

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About the National Institute of Whole Health Founded in 1977 and headquartered in Wellesley, MA, the National Institute of Whole Health (NIWH) offers the most respected and credentialed integrative, whole health certification programs in the US. NIWH’s offerings include the Norman Cousins Award nominated Best Practice Whole Health Education certification program. The Whole Health Educator program for Nurses, endorsed by the American Holistic Nurses Association along with the Whole Health Nutrition Educator certification program and Whole Health Coaching certification program, can be completed via on-line distance learning. Recognized nationally as the pioneers of Whole Health Education®, the school has instructed thousands of students from varying health occupations from all over the U.S., and now offers on-line distance learning with students located on five continents. For more information, visit www.niwh.org or call (888) 354-HEAL (4325).

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