Conference Topic 2020

Here are some of the great topics we’re planning.

1.Be the Change: The Power of Integrative Health & Medicine to Heal People and Planet.

2.The GUT Microbiome & the Brain: A Mind-Altering Paradigm Shift

Describe the role of the gut microbiome as the principal mediator in the gut/brain relationship; through neurally and psycho-active metabolites, through promoting microglia development, and through modulating permeability in the blood-brain barrier.

3.Non-Pharmacological Pain Management

A day of practical knowledge in non-pharmacological pain management. Learn dietary and mind-body approaches to pain management, examine the role of physiological motion in developmental kinesiology, and discuss the different clinical applications of manual medicine.

4. Natural Approaches to Mental Health: Nourish, Move, Awaken

Blending natural, integrative approaches and mind/body skills with Western medicine, we will describe the resilience model, natural therapies, a judicious role for medication and a systematic approach to using skills, more than pills, as the foundation of good mental health. We will discuss the core factors in resilience, their scientific basis, and how they can help one achieve greater vitality, equanimity, openness and connection.

5.Energy Medicine

6.Gender differences in coronary heart disease