Friday, May 27, 2011
Health Care Series: Diversity in Approaches to Care
Rainier Square Atrium, third floor conference room | 1333 Fifth Avenue, Seattle [view map]
Registration: 11:30 a.m. | Luncheon & Program: 12:15 – 1:30 p.m.
Advance registration has closed. A limited number of tickets may be sold at the door.
Alex Cahana, MD, DAAPM, MEthics; Chief of the Division of Pain Medicine, University of Washington Medical Center
Daniel C. Cherkin, PhD, Senior Investigator, Group Health Research Institute
Jane Guiltinan, N.D., Dean of the School of Naturopathic Medicine, Bastyr University
Sweetwater Nannauck; Research Assistant, Native People for Cancer Control Program; University of Washington Center for Clinical and Epidemiological Research
Moderator: Gretchen Sorensen, Principal, Sorensen Ideas
In the United States, traditional Western medicine is the dominant form of care. But in Seattle, many people favor alternative approaches. From supplements, herbs and acupuncture to faith based care, the practice of yoga and everything in between, what do different approaches to wellness have to offer? How can western and alternative practitioners and institutions work together to achieve the best result for patients?
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Co-presenting organizations: Alzheimer's Association, Northweest Association for Biomedical Research, Northwest Science Writers Association, Public Health - Seattle King County, Puget Sound Health Alliance, Seattle Cancer Care Alliance, Sound Mental Health, Washington Health Foundation and Washington State Hospital Association.