BOSTON—A conference on integrative medicine, yoga, an Ayurveda, including pain and addiction management is set for May-20-21 at Harvard Medical School’s Martin Conference Center in Boston, organizers of the event said in a statement.
The conference is organized by Indo US Health Initiatives, Inc. Benson-Henry Institute for Mind Body Medicine at Massachusetts General Hospital along with Institute of Advanced Sciences, and S-VYASA, Bangalore, India and a few other groups are also participating in the conference to explore how yoga and India’s ancient healthcare system Ayurveda can be used effectively to deal with these and other health issues at a much less cost.
The main sponsor of this event is the Harvard Pilgrim health insurance company.
For details about the conference please visit: www.indoushealth.com/2017-conference/ .
Here is a list of speakers:
Key Note Speakers
Dr. (Padma Shree) H. R Nagendra, President, Swami Vivekananda Yoga Anusandhan Samsthana (S-VYASA), India
Dr. (Vedacharya Padma Bhusan) David Frawley, Author and Scholar
Dr. Robert Schneider, Dean and Director, College of Integrative Medicine, Institute for Natural Medicine and Prevention, Maharishi University of Management, IA.
Dr. B.N. Gangadhar, Director of National Institute of Mental Health & Neuro-Sciences (NIMHANS), India
Experts and Speakers
Dr. John Denninger, Director of Research, Benson-Henry Institute for Mind Body Medicine ant MGH
Dr. G. N. Singh, Drug Controller General of India
Mrs. Latha Mangipudi, State Representative, New Hampshire.
Capt. Christopher Bersani, Deputy Regional Health Administrator, Federal Health Human Services (HHS) Region 1
Dr. Nitinga Desai, Member of Special Commission to Study the Incorporation of Safe and Effective Pain Treatment, Governor of Massachusetts.
Dr. Dinesh Patel, Emeritus Chief, Arthroscopic Surgery, Mass General Hospital
Dr. Ram Manohar, Research Director for Ayurveda at the Amrita University India
Dr. Manjunath NK, Director International Affairs and Director R & D, S-VYASA, Bangalore, India
Dr. Darshan Mehta, Medical Director, Benson-Henry Institute of Mind Body Medicine
Dr. Sara Lazar, Researcher in the Psychiatry Department at MGH and Harvard Medical School
Dr. Bal Ram Singh, President, Institute of Advanced Sciences
Dr. Lisa Conboy, Health Researcher, Osher Center for Integrative Medicine Brigham and Women’s Hospital
Dr. Sat Bir Khalsa, Assistant Professor of Medicine, Harvard Medical School
Dr. Pratibha Shah, Ayurveda expert, educator and therapist, Well Life
Dr. Matcheri S. Keshavan, Stanley Cobb Professor of Psychiatry, Harvard Medical School
Nikki Myers, MBA, C-IAYT, ERYT-500, Founder Yoga of 12 Steps to Recovery Foundation
Dr. Stephanie Wolf-Rosenblum, MD, Vice President of Development & External Affairs for Southern New Hampshire Health
Dr. Indranill Basuray, Cardiologist and Yoga expert, Texas Heart Institute, Baylor College of Medicine
Dr. Diana Lurie, Ayurvedic Professional, NeuroScience Researcher, Dept. of Biomedical & Pharmaceutical Sciences, The University of Montana
Dr. Ashutosh Shukla, Founding Director – Prana Integrative Medicine Institute & Director – Internal Medicine, Artemis Hospitals, Delhi NCR
Dr. Ariana Vora, Instructor in Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation Harvard medical, Spaulding Rehabilitation Hospital
Lucinda Jewell, Chair of the Depression and Bipolar Support Alliance Board of Directors
Dr. Ram Manohar, Research Director for Ayurveda at the Amrita University: Musculo skeletal pain management through Ayurveda: Research
Dr. Sat Bir Khalsa, Assistant Professor of Medicine, Harvard Medical School: Yoga and anxiety disorders
Jay Gupta, Yoga Caps: Yoga and Relaxation
Dr. Prakash Mangalsseri, A.V.C. Kottakkal: Ayurvedic Intervention for pain management in Diabetic Neuropathy
Dr. Anusha Sehgal, Ayurvedic Practitioner: Demonstration of Ayurvedic First aid care and simple pain management techniques.
Dr. Jay Glaser, University of Mass. Medical School: Ayurveda and other Vedic medicine as stealth therapeutics for addiction management
Annalisa Cunningham, Yoga Therapist, Author of Healing Addiction with Yoga – A Yoga Program for People in 12-Step Recovery Programs
Nicoletta Longo – Founder and CEO – https://www.namastaysober.com/
Registration Fees: (includes lunch)
Two Days – May 20-21
Regular Participants: $50
Student (ID will be required): $25.