UCLA Integrative Medicine Conference

Date: Wednesday, February 3, 2010
Time: 7:30am-4:30pm
Location: UCLA Faculty Center – California and Hacienda Room

This is an all-day conference, including presentations, experiential workshops and exhibits, that highlights the application of integrative medicine at UCLA and why integrative medicine matters in today’s healthcare.

Registration is free, but reservation is required.  Please RSVP at http://www.ccim.med.ucla.edu or (310) 794-3909 by January 25, 2010.

Schedule

Presentations (7:30am – 12:45pm)
Poster Session (12:45pm-1:30pm)
Experiential Workshops (1:30pm – 4:30pm)
Exhibits will be held all day

Speakers and Presentation Topics

Bruce Naliboff, PhD – “New Approaches to Understanding the Mindful Brain”
Lisa Burklund, PhDc – “Mindfulness Training on Neural Responses to Stress in Older Adults”
Helen Lavretsky, MD, MS – “Complementary Use of Tai Chi Improves Resilience, Quality of Life and Cognitive Function in Depressed Older Adults”
Michael Irwin, MD – “Tai Chi to Promote Healthy Aging”
Vay Liang Go, MD – “Chinese Herbal Medicine: The Case of Hypoglycemic Herbal Research”
Roberto Vargas, MD, MPH – “Systems Approach to Integrative Medicine Research”
Malcolm Taw, MD – “Integrative East-West Approach to Refractory Sinusitis”
Ka Kit Hui, MD, FACP – “Why Integrative Medicine Matters?”

Experiential Workshops

Meditation
T’ai Chi Chih
Alexander Technique
Mindful Meditation
Yoga
Acupressure/Self-Care

Supported in part by

UCLA Library
UCLA Health System
UCLA Confucius Institute
Yoga Alliance
Oppenheimer Family Foundation
Annenberg Foundation

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