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
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