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May 16, 2015
Inflammation & Women's Health
Keynote Speech: Inflammation: A Women’s Health Approach
Dr. McGonigle is a board-certified Family Doctor who practices and teaches Family and Integrative Medicine at Brown Medical School in Providence RI.
Workshop I: Quelling Inflammation Through the Gut
Mary G. Brackett, Nutrition Consultant and author of The Heal Your Gut Cookbook: Nutrient-Dense Recipes for Intestinal Health Using the GAPS Diet will lead a small workshop in understanding the role of nutrition in quelling inflammation. Gut and Psychology Syndrome (GAPS) refers to disorders, including ADD/ADHD, autism, addictions, depression, and obsessive-compulsive disorder, stemming from or exacerbated by leaky gut and dysbiosis. GAPS also refers to chronic gut-related physical conditions, including celiac disease, rheumatoid arthritis, diabetes type one, and Crohn’s disease, as well as asthma, eczema, allergies, thyroid disorders, and more.
Workshop II: An Osteopath’s Approach to Inflammation
Dr. Athina Giovanis owner of Ocean State Osteopathic Medicine in Providence will guide workshop attendees through the philosophy and science of osteopathy and explore how understanding the body’s neuromusculoskeletal system, drainage and exercise influence inflammation.
Athina Giovanis, D.O. is a General Practitioner and Board Certified in Neuromusculoskeletal Medicine and Osteopathic Manipulative Medicine.
Workshop III: Treating Inflammation with Herbal Medicine
Herbalist and Ethnobotonist Kerry Hughes will present on the use of herbs for inflammation. She will include clinical substantiation of the use of herbs in her presentation and also guiding theories in which herbs are used ultimately to address the same issue; i.e. constitutional theory supporting organ systems which also addresses inflammation. Hughes, a teacher at the Herbal Academy of New England, has authored several books including The Incense Bible, The Health Professionals Guide to Dietary Supplements, and Botanical Medicines: The Desk Reference for Major Herbal Supplements.
Saturday, May 16, 2015
8:30am - 12:00pm
Tickets are $25 and space is limited.
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About the Connector Series:
The Connector Series is a new initiative to connect Marion Institute programs, conference topics, and local interest and ideas into a workshop and lecture series throughout the year.
2015 KEYNOTE SPEAKERS
More to come!
|Doug spent 31 years with Trader Joe's Company, the last 14 years as a President, helping grow the business from a small chain in Southern California, to a nationally acclaimed retail success story. He developed their prized buying philosophy, created their unique private label food program, wrote and executed the Business Plan for expanding Trader Joe’s nationally...read more.|
|Dr. Aviva Romm is the women’s natural doctor. She has bridged her interests in traditional medicine with her knowledge of hard science for over 30 years. A Yale trained MD, Board Certified in Family Medicine with Obstetrics, she completed the Integrative Medicine Residency through the University of Arizona, and practiced Functional Medicine for two years at...read more.|
|Ben Hewitt lives in Cabot, Vermont with his wife, Penny, and sons Fin and Rye. Over the past 17 years, the Hewitt family has transformed an over-grazed pasture and neglected woodlot into a thriving homestead, producing an abundance of nutrient dense food in biologically active soils. Utilizing a combination of permaculture design, wildcrafting, and small-scale regenerative agriculture they call "practiculture," ...read more.|
|Leah Penniman is an educator, farmer, and food justice activist from Soul Fire Farm in Grafton, NY. She is committed to dismantling the oppressive structures that misguide our food system, reconnecting marginalized communities to land, and upholding our responsibility to steward the land the nourishes us. In her dual capacity as a public secondary school science teacher and...read more.|
|Jackson Koeppel grew up in New York City, and went to school at Oberlin College in Ohio. After participating in a five-day march against strip-mining Blair Mountain in West Virginia in 2011, Jackson Koeppel became committed to exploring alternatives to the extractive economy. While on a summer program in Highland Park, MI, that same year, Koeppel found a cause...read more.|
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