Frequently Asked Lab Questions

Q: The lab kit & requisition form provided for is asking me to provide payment information, are you sure I do not have to?
A: NO. The payment for the tests was included in the price of registration for PD Summer School. DO NOT INCLUDE ANY PAYMENT OR INSURANCE INFORMATION

Q: My hair is dyed, is that okay?
A: YES. Just document it on the form provided.

Q: I already did a stool test, do I have to do another?
A: YES. There are two stool samples that will be collected. One from Doctor’s Data looking to see if you have H. Pylori and the other from COSMOID to take a look at the microbes in your gut.

Q: Can you bill my insurance for all of the labs?
A: NO. Each insurance company is different and has different requirements so unfortunately we cannot bill your insurance.

Q: Can I get my lab results ahead of time?
A: NO. They will be provided to you when you arrive

Q: I don’t have hair on my head. What hair should I use?
A: Public hair is fine. Please provide enough to tilt the scale and a little bit extra for good measure

Frequently Asked Administration Questions

Q: When do I get the schedule?
A: The posted schedule at is subject to change. A final schedule will be provided upon arrival. We do not anticipate any significant changes.

Q: Will I receive a copy of the presentations?
A: Yes, you will receive a copy when you arrive at PD school.

Q: Who do I talk to if I have a question about lodging on campus?
A: Emma James – 425-602-3080 OR

Q: Who is presenting at the conference?
A: A list of the presenters are at:

Q: How far is Bastyr University from the airport?
A: Between 45 minutes to one hour and 15 minutes, depending on traffic. Transportation options from the airport: Uber, Lyft, taxi, and shuttle express

Q: How should I dress?
A: Comfortable clothes with layers. Northwest weather can change easily and August is usually very warm

Q: Will I have access to WiFi?
A: Yes WiFi is available all over campus

Have a question not covered in this list? Contact us!

Schedule and lab questions: Email or call +1-425-602-3322

Reserving a room on campus: Email or call +1-425-602-3437

Registration questions: Email or call +1-425-896-6717