Wednesday, March 11th from 7 p.m. to 8:30 p.m.
Program Director, Joshua Herbert, MD, Darien Library, Stamford Hospital, YWCA Darien Norwalk, and the Darien YMCA, cordially invite the public to attend this five week series of lectures that mimic the structure of the medical school experience. Each night will focus on one topic and cover the anatomy, function, common disease states, and available treatments. The physicians are board certified in their area of speciality and leaders in their fields.
Dr. Katherine Takayasu will describe what integrative medicine is and the role it can play in one’s health and overall wellbeing. She will discuss a holistic approach to patient care that targets the mind, body and spirit. Dr. Takayasu will target successful ways to approach managing stress, diet and nutrition and mind-body interactions.
About the Presenter
Dr. Takayasu completed her two-year fellowship in Integrative Medicine at Stamford Hospital’s Center for Integrative Medicine & Wellness and the University of Arizona. She earned her M.D. and M.B.A. from Wright State University in Dayton, Ohio. Dr. Takayasu completed her residency in Family Medicine at New York Presbyterian Hospital – Columbia University in New York City,where she served as Chief Resident. A board-certified family medicine physician, Dr. Takayasu’s specific interests include integrating complementary modalities such as nutrition, acupuncture and mind-body medicine into women’s health areas like pregnancy, infertility, chronic pelvic and myofascial pain, peri-menopause, and general stress management. She is a clinical instructor in Medicine at Columbia University and conducts research in nutrition and mind-body medicine.
Additional parking for evening and weekend Library programs available on Thorndal Circle (behind Nielsen's).