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Natural Products Expo

Dr. Tieraona Low Dog receives New Hope Network's Health Award

Dr. Tieraona Low Dog won the Health Award for her meaningful accomplishments in the areas of human health or nutrition at Natural Products Expo West on March 10.

This year, New Hope Network replaced its Hall of Legends Awards with the first Community Purpose and Impact Awards, which recognize people and organizations working to move the natural products industry forward.

New Hope Network's Content Marketing Director Fran Schoenwetter presented the awards on March 10 at Natural Products Expo West. Dr. Tieraona Low Dog won the Health Award for her meaningful accomplishments in the areas of human health or nutrition. After the ceremony, Low Dog, who was an herbalist and a midwife before she earned her medical degree, said, "My patients have been my inspiration my whole journey." Find out how that led her to her career in health education.

In addition to the Health Award, individuals, activists, businesses and organizations are eligible for these honors:

  • Ecosystem Award—For meaningful action to improve, connect or align the purpose-driven natural products industry ecosystem.
  • Justice Award—For significant accomplishments in the areas of food justice, climate justice or healthy food access.
  • Joy Award—For purposeful efforts to bring more joy to the natural products ecosystem or to consumers.
  • Regeneration and Sustainability Award—For consequential activity related to regenerative agriculture, stewardship, sustainability or regenerative business.
  • Prosperity Award—For achieving success while not losing sight of integrity or while being accomplished in the areas of health, joy, justice, sustainability or purpose.
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