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Integrating Health: A Wellness Blog

Thu. August 11, 2016
Though we are in the dead of heat now, summer has been flying by and the crisp air of fall will be upon us soon. In preparation for the summer season peak, we sat down to chat with Andrea Miller, a student in the Master of Science in Therapeutic Herbalism program and the new gardener in the herb garden at MUIH. Andrea shared her knowledge with us about what’s in season, what we should plant now in preparation for cooler months, and what some of her best practices for gardening include. Read more
Tue. August 02, 2016
Growing seasonal vegetables at home can make it easier to meet your health goals. Vegetables like heirloom tomatoes are traditional vegetables that have maintained their original, or non-hybridized, plant DNA. This recipe by MUIH Nutrition Intern Trina Cobbler, MS, highlights the robust garden flavor of the heirloom tomato to create a respectable marinara sauce seasoned with classic Italian herbs and spices. Read more
Mon. July 11, 2016
Much of the recent dialogue on food centers on the Standard American Diet, processed food, and its increasing correlation to developing disease in the human body. The newest gallery exhibit in the Himmelfarb Gallery, “Raw to Processed,” explores the relationship of food to our health, and the nature of exactly what our food has become. Read more
Mon. July 11, 2016
With the summer heat building, you may be dreaming of delicious foods and cool breezes on Mediterranean coasts. No need to travel for fresh, crisp flavors, though. This simple baba ghanoush recipe by MUIH Cooking Lab Manager Eleanora Gafton will bring the taste of the Mediterranean to you. Read more
Wed. June 22, 2016
Board Chair Adele Wilzack, M.S., R.N., announced today the retirement of President & CEO Frank Vitale after nearly a decade of “distinguished service” during which  the school achieved University status, launched its first doctoral programs, set enrollment records and expanded clinical care. The Board appointed John A. Palmucci, a longtime MUIH Board Member and former Valparaiso University Senior Vice President for Finance and Administration, to succeed Mr. Vitale, effective July 1st, on an interim basis while a comprehensive search for a permanent chief executive takes place. Read more
Fri. June 10, 2016
On June 6 at 7 p.m., Maryland University of Integrative Health held its 2016 Commencement. During the evening ceremony, 273 new healers celebrated their graduation and prepared to enter the professional world of health and wellness—our largest graduating class yet! This year also included MUIH’s first crop of yoga therapy graduates. Read more
Wed. June 08, 2016
A refreshing and hydrating fruit, watermelon is the epitome of summer. This watermelon fiesta salad by MUIH Clinical Nutrition Intern Jessica Best has everything to make a healthy, complete summertime meal and is filled with fresh flavors and textures. Read more
Fri. June 03, 2016
Maryland University of Integrative Health (MUIH) welcomes Christina Sax, Ph.D., as the new Provost and Vice President for Academic Affairs. “Dr. Sax's broad base of experience, entrepreneurial spirit, and open-minded attitude positions her well to be successful in this critical leadership role at MUIH. Her deep commitment to our values and foundational principles will ensure that our future progress aligns with our mission and vision,” said Frank Vitale, President and CEO at MUIH. Read more
Mon. May 09, 2016
Over the past few years as Maryland University of Integrative Health (MUIH) has grown, it has accelerated its investment in institutional infrastructure including people, systems, and facilities. Taking the next big step, MUIH will be expanding into two office suites on the first floor of a brand new building in Maple Lawn, a 600-acre mixed-use business community in Howard County, Maryland. Read more
Wed. May 04, 2016
Fresh local asparagus are a sure sign of Spring’s arrival. With bit of crunch, a bit of spice, and a bit of tang, if you’ve never tried raw asparagus, let this month’s recipe by MUIH Clinical Nutrition Intern Sherryl Van Lare be your introduction. Read more