The Pacific Rim Difference
Pacific Rim College is a globally-recognized institution of Holistic Medicine and Sustainable Living located on Vancouver Island in beautiful Victoria, British Columbia. The college was founded to provide world-class education, modern research opportunities and premier clinical services in a variety of medical modalities.
Global Availability of Sustainable Health Care
The founders of
Pacific Rim College were fueled by a vision of an integrative system of healing in which students study multiple healing and medical modalities at one academic institution.
Pacific Rim College was founded in an effort to integrate medicines of the world, thereby preserving indigenous practices and increasing the global availability of sustainable health care. More than fifty percent of people from industrialized countries use some form of complementary and alternative therapy, and in impoverished regions, this proportion would likely be even greater if therapies were available. PRC is training practitioners to meet this growing demand and to help supply valuable medical skills and knowledge around the globe.
Todd Howard was born and raised in the Appalachian Mountain range in the eastern United States. He began his formal medical studies at West Virginia University where he graduated with distinction from the undergraduate
Director of Operations & Director of the Holistic Doula Certificate Program
In 2008, Brea became a Director at Pacific Rim College. After the birth of her daughter in 2010, Brea started to focus her attention on pregnancy, birthing and parenting. She created the widely acclaimed Holistic Doula Certificate program.
Academic Dean & Dean, School of Western Herbal Medicine
James Christian is a Medical Herbalist, having studied with the College of Phytotherapy in the UK and achieving a B.Sc. in Herbal Medicine.
Heart of Victoria
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What The Media Says About Us
PRC Director Brea Segger has been named a finalist for Vancouver Island’s “Top 20 under 40 Business & Community Achievement Awards”. For a decade Brea has been a Director at Pacific Rim College. She founded the world-renowned Holistic Doula Certificate program and was a co-visionary of the Permaculture Design and Resilient Ecosystems Diploma program. When she is not at the …
Pacific Rim College has been named a Finalist for the 2017 EcoStar Awards in the category of Food Security! We are thrilled to receive this honour in recognition of the programs and services PRC offers in both the School of Holistic Nutrition and the School of Permaculture Design. The Diploma of Holistic Nutrition is the …
Pacific Rim College founder and president Todd Howard was named as one of Canada’s Top 100 Health Influencers by Optimyz Magazine! A feature on all those recognized is in the current newsstand copy of Optimyz Magazine. Congratulations to all!
Pacific Rim College has won the ‘Social Impact’ award in the 2016 EcoStar Awards. The Vancouver Island EcoStar Awards recognize outstanding environmental achievements and leadership by businesses, organizations and individuals. These awards are given to local champions of initiatives, projects and innovations that contribute to a vibrant future in which our communities and ecology both prosper. …
Pacific Rim College has been named as a 2016 Finalist for the EcoStar Awards in the category of Social Impact. The Vancouver Island EcoStar Awards recognize outstanding environmental achievements and leadership by businesses, organizations and individuals. These awards are given to local champions of initiatives, projects and innovations that contribute to a vibrant future in which …
PRC has been named the Vancouver Island ‘Professional Business of the Year’ in the 2016 Vancouver Island Business Excellence Awards. We are thrilled and honoured to be presented such a prestigious award!
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Instructor, Classics of Chinese Medicine
Posted July 5, 2018
Pacific Rim College is looking for an instructor to join the teaching faculty of the School of Acupuncture and Oriental Medicine. The course OM502 TCM Classics III surveys major texts in Chinese Medicine: Nan Jing, Yi Jing, and Shen Nong Ben Cao Jing. The candidate must have relevant academic credentials in Traditional Chinese Medicine and have at least 2 years of occupational experience. This on-site position is part-time offering 3 hours per week, 1-2 semesters per year, with a wage commensurate with qualifications and experience.
Instructor, Holistic Nutrition
Posted July 5, 2018
Pacific Rim College is looking for an instructor to join the teaching faculty of the School of Holistic Nutrition. The candidate must have academic credentials related to nutrition and/or biomedicine and have at least 2 years of occupational experience. This on-site position is part-time offering 9-24 hours per week with a wage commensurate with qualifications and experience.
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