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'Beirut's First Integrative Health Conference'

Date: February-03-2017 08:00 AM till February-03-2017 05:30 PM
Location: West Hall
Contact Person: NCC , integrativehealth@aub.edu.lb
Category: Conference

The Nature Conservation Center at the American University of Beirut (AUB-NCC) and the Health and Wellness Center at AUBMC, would like to invite you to the Regional Integrative Health Forum: Holistic Remedies meet Modern Day Medicine taking place on February 3, 2017 at AUB West Hall.

The Integrative Health (IH) approach is an emerging practice that takes account of the whole person (body, mind and spirit) including all aspects of lifestyle. It combines mainstream medical therapies and complementary therapies for which there is scientific evidence of safety and effectiveness.
Integrative Health has become an integral part of the Western healthcare sector, but has yet to be adopted in our region. Being an impactful leader in the region, AUB, through the forum on February 3rd, creates a platform for discussion on how to further develop and bridge research, clinical, policy, and educational components of IH.

Please join our speakers, Dr. Stephan Sagar. Dr. Michael Wink, Dr. Peter Fisher, and us on this informative and engaging day.

We look forward to seeing you.

To reserve your place, kindly confirm your participation and register for the event: http://www.aub.edu.lb/units/natureconservation/integrativehealth/Pages/home.aspx

Below are the highlights of the speakers’ expertise:

Dr. Stephan Sagar is a Professor in the Departments of Oncology and Medicine at McMaster University, Canada. He specializes in radiation oncology and is a consultant and staff member at the Juravinski Cancer Centre. His research and education interests are in integrative oncology, mind-body medicine, holistic models of healthcare, patient experience, psycho-oncology and psycho-education.

Dr. Michael Wink is a Professor at Heidelberg University, and Director at the Institute of Pharmacy and Molecular Biotechnology. M. Wink is an Honary Professor in North-East Forestry University at Harbin (China) and permanent Visiting Professor at Instituto Politecnico Natioanl, Centro Desarrollo de Productos Biotico (Mexico). His research interest range from phytochemistry of medicinal and poisonous plants, molecular pharmacology, biotechnology to studies in evolution, molecular systematics, phylogenies and genomics.

Dr. Peter Fisher is the Director of Research and Consultant Physician at the Royal London Hospital for Integrated Medicine (RLHIM) in London, England. He is also Physician to Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II. He is a member of the World Health Organization's Expert Advisory

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