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OCTOBER WOMEN’S LINK PRESENTS
“Women’s Health Insights: Resiliency, Mindfulness, and Thinking Differently about Women’s Health”
The Women’s Link invites you to join Brigham and Women’s Hospital (BWH) physicians Kathryn Rexrode, MD, MPH, and Donald B. Levy, MD to explore current topics in women’s health. Both practice at BWH’s Ambulatory Care Center in Chestnut Hill, MA.
How Women’s Health Is Different from Men’s Health: Women’s health researcher and primary care provider Dr. Rexrode will talk about sex differences in numerous chronic diseases, with a focus on heart disease.
The Health Benefits of Integrative Medicine in the 21st Century. Dr Levy will discuss a holistic approach to maintaining health and well-being including the concept of resiliency and how we can better care for ourselves every day.
Kathryn Rexrode, MD, MPH is the Chief of the Division of Women’s Health in the Department of Medicine at BWH and an Associate Professor of Medicine at Harvard Medical School. She also practices primary care at the Fish Center for Women’s Health and serves as the Faculty Director for the Office for Women’s Careers at BWH’s Center for Diversity and Inclusion. Dr. Rexrode has broad and deep research experience in women’s health, with a particular interest in the role of obesity and hormonal factors on chronic disease, as well as the understanding of sex differences. Her current research focuses on the impact of metabolism on the risk of heart disease and stroke in women.
Donald B. Levy, MD is the Medical Director of the Osher Clinical Center for Integrative Medicine where he sees patients for Integrative Medicine consults. He is also an Assistant Clinical Professor of Medicine at Harvard Medical School. He was a primary care provider for 25 years and is highly regarded for his accomplishments in teaching and patient care. His professional interests include the rational use of dietary herbs and supplements--including medical uses of marijuana, the power of an effective patient-doctor relationship and the integration of the scientific advances in modern medicine with the rediscovery and implementation of age-old therapies and principles of healing.
Thank you to Our partners for Women's Link
Sponsor: Mansfield Bank
Underwritten by: Brigham and Women's/Mass General Health Care Center_________________________________________________________________
The Women's Link brings women together to Enrich, Educate and Inspire.
Mission: The Tri-Town Chamber of Commerce's Women's Link provides an opportunity for women to connect, support, and learn from each other’s professional growth. Each quarter we have a live meeting where a successful business woman - or women - shares the story of their professional journey. All are welcome to join!
Meet the Women’s Link Committee Members Debra Crowell of Debra M. Crowell, CPA, Beth Fies of Dream Dinners, Joan Gagnon of Journal Your Way To..., Cindy Peterson of the Brigham and Women’s / Mass General Health Care Center, Jen Vondenbrink of LS Business Solutions, Karen Benz of BetterManagers, Carie Ann Bailey of Mansfield Bank, Tina Walsh of Lighten-Up Wellness and Kara Griffin of Tri-Town Chamber of Commerce
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