Pill Advised founder, Dr. Leo Galland, is also Director of the Foundation for Integrated Medicine, which is co-sponsoring an upcoming conference on brain health at Morristown Memorial Hospital in New Jersey.
We are very interested in an integrated approach to maintaining brain health, so we are excited to share this conference on integrative neurology with you.
The use of integrative therapies has become increasingly relevant to patients and clinicians for prevention and treatment of common neurological problems.
Healthcare professionals are invited to register for the upcoming conference.
Come and learn from nationally recognized experts Sara Lazar PhD, Roger Kurlan MD, Seong-Uk Park KMD, and others about neuroimaging and meditation, integrative stroke care, integrative therapies for Parkinson’s disease, migraines, and more.
You will leave with new knowledge and a renewed sense of potential treatment options.
Atlantic Integrative Medicine, the Atlantic Neuroscience Institute, and the Foundation for Integrated Medicine present
Integrative Neurology: Expanding Options for Our Patients
Friday, October 14, 2011
8:00 AM – 4:30 PM (Eastern Time)
Morristown Hospital Malcolm Forbes Amphitheater
100 Madison Avenue
Morristown, New Jersey 07960
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Nancy Cotter MD
Dr. Cotter is the Medical Director of the Atlantic Integrative Medicine at Morristown Memorial Hospital in Morristown NJ and Overlook Hospital in Summit NJ. She received her BS in Microbiology and Immunology from McGill University in Montreal, and her MD from the State University of NY at Buffalo, where she graduated cum laude with research honors. Residency and fellowship training were completed at Baylor College of Medicine in Houston. In her life prior to medicine, she was a dancer and studied the therapeutic use of complementary movement techniques such as yoga, Feldenkrais, and Dance Therapy. Following her medical training, she did further studies in medical acupuncture under Joseph Helms MD, nutrition, osteopathic manipulation, hands- on healing, Chinese herbal medicine, and Functional Medicine. Dr Cotter teaches acupuncture for Dr Helms and the Stanford School of Medicine, and is an assistant professor in the Department of Physical Medicine at UMDNJ. She has authored over 20 academic publications on Integrative Medicine. Current research includes the investigation of energy therapies in the medical setting and their therapeutic use of yoga and acupuncture. Dr Cotter is involved in research in Integrative Medicine and lectures and consults widely on the use of Integrative Medicine in to the conventional healthcare setting. Dr. Cotter is Board Certified in Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation and Integrative Holistic Medicine.
Seong-Uk Park, KMD, PhD
Seong-Uk Park is an Associate Professor in the Department of Cardiovascular & Neurologic Diseases, College of Korean Medicine, Kyung Hee University, Seoul, Korea. His current interests are the effect of acupuncture on stroke, headache and Parkinson’s disease. His educational background includes a professional doctorate and PhD in Korean Medicine from Kyung Hee University Hospital at Gangdong. The center consists of four departments: Neurology, Neurosurgery, Rehabilitation and Korean Medicine, where they treat stroke patients using alternative and conventional medicine in combination. He has conducted numerous clinical trials and published dozens of papers on alternative stroke care.
Mitchell Elkiss DO, FACN, FAAMA
Mitchell Elkiss DO is a graduate of Michigan State University College of Osteopathic Medicine. He is board certified in Neurology, Osteopathic Manipulative Therapy (OMM) and Medical Acupuncture. He serves as a preceptor for the Helms Medical Institute/ Stanford University “Acupuncture for Physicians” program and has lectured widely on Osteopathic Manual Therapy, neurology, and acupuncture. Dr Elkiss is a clinical assistant professor at Michigan State College of Osteopathic Medicine. He is in private practice in Farmington Hills, MI.
Esra Onat, MD
Dr. Onat completed Medical School at University of Istanbul and her Family Medicine Residency at University of Minnesota. Dr Onat has been a pioneer in integrating the use of CAM therapies into her Family Medicine practice in Morristown NJ and making her creative, compassionate, and individualized approach to care available to patients of all income levels. She is a longstanding member of the American Academy of Family Practice and the American College for the Advancement of Medicine. Dr Onat’s practice interests include the use of bioidentical hormones, chelation and anti-aging medicine.
Sara Lazar, PhD
Sara W. Lazar, PhD is an Associate Professor in the Psychiatry Department at Massachusetts General Hospital and an Instructor in Psychology at Harvard Medical School. The focus of her research is to elucidate the neural mechanisms underlying the beneficial effects of yoga and meditation, both in clinical settings and in healthy individuals. One main focus of her work is determining how yoga and meditation influence brain structure, and how these changes influence behavior. She has been practicing yoga and mindfulness meditation since 1994, and is a Board member of the Institute for Meditation and Psychotherapy.
Roger D. Kurlan, MD
Dr. Kurlan obtained his Bachelor’s degree from the University of Rochester in 1974 and his medical degree from the Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis in 1978. He did a residency in Internal Medicine at the Washington University Medical Center and then a residency in Neurology and a Fellowship in Movement Disorders and Clinical Neuropharmacology at the University of Rochester Medical Center. He remained as a faculty member at the University of Rochester from 1984 to 2009, serving as Professor of Neurology and the Center for Developmental and Aging Neurobiology. He has published more than 175 articles and has edited 2 books. He is recognized internationally for his clinical and research expertise in neurological movement disorders. He has had a record of steady federal support for his research. His investigations have focused on experimental therapies, but he has published extensively on epidemiology, phenomenology, genetics, cognitive and behavioral aspects and neurobiology. He has longstanding collaborations with basic neuroscientists and has conducted many large-scale, multicenter clinical and translational research studies. He is a founding member of the Parkinson Study Group and founding and current leader of the Tourette’s Syndrome Study Group, collaborative international research groups that conduct large-scale investigations. Dr. Kurlan moved to the Atlantic Neuroscience Institute at Overlook Hospital in Summit, NJ in November, 2009 to direct the Movement Disorders Program. He is developing the first of its kind Wellness and Support Program for patients with Parkinson’s disease and other neurodegenerative diseases.