Nancy Bardacke, nurse-midwife, mindfulness teacher, and originator of the Mindfulness-Based Childbirth and Parenting program at UCSF has been assisting birthing families for more than four decades. She explores the benefits of mindfulness meditation for childbirth and parenting.
This lecture by Eva Henje Blom, MD, PhD, is relevant for parents, teachers, therapists and anyone who wants to learn more about cutting-edge neuroscience of the developing brain and teenage depression. Dr Henje Blom has developed a novel treatment model for teenage anxiety, depression and stress, called TARA, “Training for Awareness, Resilience, and Action,” a 12-week group program that is currently being tested at UCSF.
Dr. Sanford Newmark specializes in the integrative and holistic treatment of children with autism and ADHD. He combines conventional medicine with nutrition, behavior management, and various complementary modalities. Dr. Newmark is the head of the Pediatric Integrative Neurodevelopmental Program at UCSF.
Vaccines are an important part of personal and public health. While vaccines for infants and young children are critical, immunizations also affect the health of adolescents and adults. Dr. Lisa Winston, Professor of Medicine, University of California, San Francisco, explores many of the new vaccines recommended for adolescents and adults and the updated recommendations for older vaccines. She also address some of the common misconceptions about vaccines and vaccine safety.
Mini Medical School for the Public Presented by UCSF Osher Center
Presenter: David Becker, MD, MPH
Dr. Becker is Associate Clinical Professor in the Department of Pediatrics at the University of California, San Francisco. He works with children and families to develop integrative approaches to care in the primary care setting, and for children with chronic pain and other medical and bio-behavioral conditions.