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The Heart of the Matter Integrative Medicine Conference

Aug 25, 2014 10:38PM

Universal Health Solutions, a Grand Rapids, Michigan-based organization dedicated to exploring and discussing integrative medicine with the medical community, will host the second annual Medicine Beyond Medication: The Heart of the Matter conference, October 24 and 25 in Grand Rapids at the Frederik Meijer Gardens & Sculpture Park. The event will bring traditional, holistic and integrative medical communities together to consider collaborative models of care for heart health.

With expected attendance of 200, the conference is geared toward doctors and other medical professionals, although attendance is open to the public, as well. Among the nationally known speakers slated to present at the conference are Dr. William Davis, a preventative cardiologist and the author of Wheat Belly, a New York Times bestseller, and Dr. Daniel Amen, a physician, double board-certified psychiatrist and nine-time New York Times bestselling author. Other speakers include Brian Luke Seaward, Ph.D., Larry Dossey, M.D., Pamela Smith, M.D., and Gervaisio Lamas, M.D., chairman of medicine at Mount Sinai Medical Center.

Cost is $99/student, $299/general. Register at