Colorado Integrative Medicine Conference (cIMc): Mind-Body Medicine and Lifestyle Management

Venue: Assembly Hall at the YMCA of the Rockies

Location: Estes Park, Colorado, United States

Event Date/Time: Jul 12, 2013 / 4:00 pm - (MST) End Date/Time: Jul 14, 2013 / 6:00 pm - (MST)
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Description

Please join AlterMed Research Foundation at our 3rd biennial evidence-based CME (Continuing Medical Education) conference to improve self-care and patient-care focusing on clinical applications and up-to-date research for mind-body medicine and lifestyle management. For optimum wellness and prevention - learn the latest integrative and culturally inclusive approaches for physical and mental health. Also learn how positive psychology supports lifestyle changes and ways to bring positive psychology interventions into practice.  

 

               Target Audience:

  • Physicians
  • Nurses, and Allied Health Professionals
  • Mental Health Counselors (psychologists, LPCs, social workers, master level therapists, etc)
  • Complementary and Alternative Medicine Professionals  

                Conference Objectives:

  • Apply and promote evidence-based strategies for healthy lifestyle management
  • Implement mind-body therapies in clinical practice
  • Use positive psychology and lifestyle behavior change tools to improve health
  • Counsel patients on the use of diet and nutritional supplements for physical and mental health conditions

               Keynote Speakers:

  • David Spiegel, MD, Willson Professor in the School of Medicine, Associate Chair, Department of Psychiatry & Behavioral Sciences, Stanford University School of Medicine, Stanford, CA
  • James O. Hill, PhD, Co-Founder of National Weight Control Registry, Co-Founder of America on the Move, Professor of Pediatrics and Medicine, Executive Director of Anschutz Health and Wellness Center, Director of the Center for Human Nutrition, Director of Colorado Nutrition Obesity Research Center, University of Colorado School of Medicine, Aurora, CO
  • Mihaly Csikszentmihalyi, PhD, Distinguished Professor of Psychology and Management, Claremont Graduate University, Claremont, CA

 

Venue

2515 Tunnel Road
Estes Park
Colorado
United States
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Conference Speakers

Keynote Speakers:  

  • David Spiegel, MD, Willson Professor in the School of Medicine, Associate Chair, Department of Psychiatry & Behavioral Sciences, Stanford University School of Medicine, Stanford, CA
  • James O. Hill, PhD, Co-Founder of National Weight Control Registry, Co-Founder of America on the Move, Professor of Pediatrics and Medicine, Executive Director of Anschutz Health and Wellness Center, Director of the Center for Human Nutrition, Director of Colorado Nutrition Obesity Research Center, University of Colorado School of Medicine, Aurora, CO
  • Mihaly Csikszentmihalyi, PhD, Distinguished Professor of Psychology and Management, Claremont Graduate University, Claremont, CA

Additional Speakers*:

  • Bethann Bierer, PhD, RYT, Licensed Clinical Psychologist, Lecturer, Department of Psychology, University of Colorado at Denver. Senior Yoga Instructor, Denver, CO
  • Kathleen Jones, MA, Wellness Mentor, Analyst, LifeSynch Program, Humana, Boulder, CO
  • Blythe LaGasse, PhD, MT-BC, Neurologic Music Therapist, Assistant Professor of Music Therapy, Colorado State University, Fort Collins, CO
  • Sara Lazar, PhD, Associate Research Scientist, Instructor in Psychology, Massachusetts General Hospital, Harvard Medical School, Charlestown, MA
  • Liana Lianov, MD, MPH, FACPM, Founder and President of Health Type, President of American College of Lifestyle Medicine, Board Member of American College of Preventive Medicine, Assistant Professor at University of California at Davis, Sacramento, CA
  • Mary Rondeau, ND, RH(AHG), Board certified Naturopathic Doctor and Registered Herbalist, Wholeness Center, Fort Collins, CO
  • Nanette Santoro, MD, Professor and E. Stewart Taylor Chair of Ob/Gyn, University of Colorado School of Medicine University of Colorado School of Medicine, Anschutz Medical Campus, Aurora, CO
  • Scott Shannon, MD, Author of Mental Health for the Whole Child (2013); Editor of Handbook of Complementary and Alternative Therapies in Mental Health; Assistant Clinical Professor, Department of Psychiatry, University of Colorado Denver School of Medicine; President of American Board of Integrative Holistic Medicine (2011-2013); past President of the American Holistic Medical Association, Founder & Holistic Child/Adolescent Psychiatrist at Wholeness Center, Fort Collins, CO
  • Victor Sierpina, MD, University of Texas Distinguished Teaching Professor, WD & Laura Nell Nicholson Family Professor in Integrative Medicine, UTMB Department of Family Medicine, Galveston, TX
  • Marianne Wamboldt, MD, RYT, The Leslie and William Vollbracht Family Chair in Stress and Anxiety Disorders; Professor, Department of Psychiatry, University of Colorado School of Medicine; Medical Director of Stress and Anxiety Disorders Program at Children's Hospital, Aurora, CO

Additional Information

            Evening of 7/12

  • Keynote #1: Mind Matters: Stress, Support, and Health (Spiegel)

            Morning of 7/13

  • Keynote #2: Promoting Healthy Lifestyles (Hill)
  • Keynote #3: Past and Future of Positive Psychology (Csikszentmihalyi)
  • Trance-formation: Hypnosis in Medicine (Spiegel) Workshops in the Afternoon of 7/13  
  • 53 Lessons on Mindfulness and Other Delights (Sierpina)
  • Music Therapy for Rehabilitation and Mental Health (LaGasse)
  • Positive Psychology and Lifestyle Change Workshop (Lianov and Jones) Morning of 7/14  
  • Implications of the Flow Experience for Well-Being and Health (Csikszentmihalyi)
  • Healthy Gut and Key Concepts (Sierpina)
  • Food, Gut, and Mental Health (Shannon)
  • Anxiety and Depression - New Frontiers in Nutraceuticals (Shannon) Workshops in the Afternoon of 7/14  
  • Mindfulness and Psychotherapy - Applications and Clinical Outcomes (Lazar)
  • Meditation and Neuroplasticity (Lazar)
  • Applying Ayurvedic Principles to a Western Diet and Lifestyles (Rondeau)
  • Yoga for Depression (Wamboldt, Bierer)
  • Creams, Gels, Pills, and Patches: How to Manage Hot Flashes and Other Challenges of Menopause (Santoro)

Exhibits included

Exhibitors who support integrative, mind-body, lifestyle medicine - please email for more information