Explore, Experience and Engage: UM Health & Wellness Conference, Saturday, May 9

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Health & Wellness Conference 2015-3.9.2015

University of Maryland School of Medicine faculty and other world-renowned experts will encourage participants to “Explore, Experience and Engage” in health and wellness during a one-day conference on Saturday, May 9 at the Institute for Integrative Health’s newly-renovated BroomCorn building in Fells Point.

Choose from two keynote lectures:  Our Synthetic World, by Heather White, executive director of the Environmental Working Group or Optimizing Gut Health by Dr. Chris D’Adamo, director of research at the Center for Integrative Medicine and a grant-funded nutrition expert.

Throughout the day, a variety of informational lectures and experiential workshops will be offered on topics such as:  local sustainable food strategies, yoga therapy with Ali Dashti, treating chronic fatigue, sound healing, therapeutic art, the science behind acupuncture, and much more.

Continuing Education will be available for many health professions.  A healthy, delicious breakfast and lunch will be provided. Registration is required; seating is limited. Tickets are $150; $200 for CEUs.  Click here to register.

For more information visit www.umwellnessconference.com or email CIMEvents@som.umaryland.edu.

About the Center for Integrative Medicine:
The Center for Integrative Medicine (CIM) at the University of Maryland School of Medicine was the first academic integrative medicine center in the US. With a track record of over $37 million in government-funded grants, more than 550 peer-reviewed publications and abstracts, and collaborators in more than 100 different countries, CIM continues to be a leading international center for research, patient care, education and training in integrative medicine. Emphasizing an approach to healing that values mind, body, and spirit, the Center is committed to evaluating the scientific foundation of complementary medicine, educating health professionals and the public about integrative medicine and integrating evidence-based complementary therapies into clinical care to help people achieve and maintain optimal health and wellbeing. For more information on the Center, visit: www.compmed.umm.edu.

Baltimore Fishbowl is a media sponsor for the conference.


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