About the Event
The Center for Mind-Body Medicine presents a free Food As Medicine for Women’s Health webinar presented by Dr. Joel Evans. Hosted by CMBM’s Food As Medicine Education Director, Kathie Madonna Swift, MS, RDN, LDN, this webinar will discuss the connection between cancer and nutrition for women. This webinar was presented on October 25, 2018.
About the Webinar
In this webinar, Dr. Evans will explore the relationship between nutrition and cancer causation. Furthermore, he will discuss interventions to help reduce cancer reoccurrence.
This webinar presented by noted physician Dr. Joel Evans is the second in a series of Food As Medicine webinars presented by the Center for Mind-Body Medicine and hosted by leading nutrition author, speaker and integrative nutritionist Kathie Madonna Swift, MS, RDN, LDN.
During this webinar, you will learn:
- The relationship between body, weight and cancer.
- The relationship between inflammation and cancer.
- The relationship between dysglycemia and cancer.
About the Presenter, Joel Evans, MD
Joel M. Evans, M.D., a board-certified OB/GYN and international lecturer, is the Director of the Center for Functional Medicine in Stamford, CT. He is also the Chief Medical Officer of HealthPointe Solutions, which specializes in the use of Artificial Intelligence in Health Care.
Dr. Evans is currently the Medical Director of the Association for Prenatal and Perinatal Psychology and Health. He is a Founding Diplomate of the American Board of Holistic Medicine and is recognized as the first physician in Connecticut to be Board Certified in both Integrative Medicine and Obstetrics and Gynecology. He has a special interest in Breast Cancer, and, as the Medical Director of the Keep-A-Breast Foundation, brings the latest information on cancer risk assessment and prevention to his patients.
About the Host, Kathie Madonna Swift, MS, RDN, LDN
Kathie Swift, MS, RDN, LDN, FAND, EBQ is the co-founder of the Integrative and Functional Nutrition Academy, www.IFNAcademy.com, a comprehensive, online, educational program for dietitians interested in functional medicine.
She received her Master of Science in Nutrition from Arizona State University and has held diverse positions throughout her career. Kathie pioneered innovative nutrition programs at Canyon Ranch Health Resorts, Kripalu Center for Yoga and Health, Dr. Mark Hyman’s UltraWellness Center and continues to consult at all three organizations today.
Notable in her dietetic career, Kathie has served as the Education Director for the Center for Mind Body Medicine’s highly acclaimed “Food As Medicine” professional training program for almost two decades. She is a contributing author for medical textbooks including Integrative Gastroenterology and Integrative Women’s Health published by Oxford University Press and the clinical nutrition textbook Krause’s Food & Nutrition Care Process. She serves on the Advisory Board for Integrative Medicine: A Clinician’s Journal and the Integrative Healthcare Symposium. Kathie is a scientific reviewer for Military Medicine and was a founding member of the Nutrition Advisory Board for the Institute for Functional Medicine.
For her many years of service and dedication to advancing the field of integrative and functional medicine, Kathie received the first Visionary Leadership Award and more recently, the Lifetime Achievement Award by the Dietitians in Integrative and Functional Medicine Dietetic Practice Group.
Kathie is the co-author of The Inside Tract: Your Good Gut Guide to Health with Dr. Gerard Mullin. Her most recent book, The Swift Diet: 4 Weeks to Mend the Belly, Lose the Weight, and Get Rid of the Bloat, with co-author Joseph Hooper features the latest science on the microbiome. Connect with Kathie at www.kathieswift.com.