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Session Three: Maximizing Health – Herbal Basics for the Preventive Medicine Physician
2:00 - 3:00 pm (ET)
Greater than 50% of the US population regularly consume dietary supplements in the form of vitamins, minerals or herbs. Dr. Warber will review the use of herbs, highlight solutions to some associated problems and use a case-based approach to discuss evidence supporting the use of several popular herbs. Dr. Wells will provide an overview of the educational framework in which herbs and other dietary supplements are taught within University of Michigan's Preventive Medicine residency program.
Sara Warber, MD
Associate Professor, Department of Family Medicine
Dr. Warber leads the interdisciplinary Integrative Medicine program at University of Michigan (UMIM). After medical school at Michigan State University and Family Medicine Residency at University of Michigan, Dr. Warber completed the prestigious Robert Wood Johnson Clinical Scholars Fellowship. Dr. Warber has been a faculty member in the Department of Family Medicine since 1997 and is a founding physician of the Integrative Family Medicine Clinic where patients experience the blending of state-of-the-art conventional care with the holistic values of alternative systems of care. Dr. Warber’s research interests include the use of herbs and whole foods, the therapeutic relationship and the healing aspects of time spent in nature. Dr. Warber is co-founder of the International Society for Complementary Medicine Research, Steering Committee member of the Consortium of Academic Health Centers for Integrative Medicine and has authored numerous articles and chapters related to investigating and implementing integrative medicine therapies and environmental values.
Dr. Wells is a Clinical Associate Professor of Epidemiology and Acting Director for the Preventive Medicine residency program at University of Michigan School of Public Health in Ann Arbor, Michigan. Board certified in both Internal Medicine and Preventive Medicine, Dr. Wells provides expertise within the Preventive Medicine residency program in curriculum development, teaching and applied public health practice training. Dr. Wells also teaches courses in graduate-level public health practice and applied epidemiology in University of Michigan’s Department of Epidemiology. Dr. Wells recently served as consultant and medical epidemiologist to the Michigan Department of Community Health (MDCH) Bureau of Epidemiology where she worked on public health incident and outbreak investigation and response as well as preparedness planning for potential bioterrorism and pandemic influenza events. Dr. Wells completed medical school at Ohio State University College of Medicine, Internal Medicine training at Vanderbilt University Hospital and Preventive Medicine residency training at the University of Michigan School of Public Health.
Jennifer Trask, ND, PharmD
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Term of Approval
August 29, 2013 through September 30, 2016. Original release date: August 29, 2013
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