Senator Kelly Ayotte Receives AANP's Congressional Champion Award

May 14, 2015, 17:34 ET from Emerson Ecologics, LLC

WASHINGTON, May 14, 2015 /PRNewswire/ --  US Senator Kelly Ayotte (R-NH) last week received the Congressional Champion Award of the American Association of Naturopathic Physicians (AANP) in recognition of her strong support for public awareness of naturopathic medicine. Joining the presentation were representatives of Emerson Ecologics, LLC, the leading supplier of professional-grade supplements and health products for integrative practitioners.  

"Naturopathic care, as recognized unanimously by the US Senate, is a safe, effective, and affordable form of primary care, and the AANP appreciates all you have done to make that message clear," said AANP President Kasra Pournadeali, ND, who presented the award to Senator Ayotte. "The Congressional Champion Award reflects our appreciation of your support for Senate Resolution 420, which established Naturopathic Medicine Week, a springboard to promote natural health, prevention, and wellness."

"There is no better recipient of this award than Senator Ayotte, given her enthusiastic support of Senate Resolution 420 and naturopathic medicine, and preventive health in general," said Andy Greenawalt, Chief Executive Officer for Emerson. "We are proud to work alongside both Senator Ayotte and our long-time partners at the AANP in the effort to promote naturopathic medicine, and to raise awareness and acceptance of integrative medicine around the world."

Click here to view the presentation.  Last year's AANP Naturopathic Medicine Week took place October 6-12 and supported a wide range of events across the country, reaching thousands of patients and consumers.

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About AANP

The American Association of Naturopathic Physicians (AANP) is the professional association that represents licensed naturopathic physicians.  AANP strives to make naturopathic medicine available to every American, and to increase recognition of naturopathic physicians as the identified authorities on natural medicine. Learn more at

About Emerson

For more than 30 years, Emerson Ecologics, LLC has provided practitioners a convenient way to select and purchase from over 275 brands of professional-quality nutritional supplements, vitamins, prescription medications and natural health products. Customers include naturopathic, chiropractic and medical doctors, licensed acupuncturists, nutritionists and integrative practitioners, as well as their patients. Emerson Ecologics is also widely recognized for its innovative Emerson Quality ProgramSM (EQP) and is committed to helping integrative practitioners succeed as healers as well as business owners. Headquartered in Manchester, NH with distribution centers in Virginia and California, Emerson Ecologics is GMP registered by NSF International and licensed to distribute pharmaceutical products.  For more information, visit


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