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Drs. Negrón and Greger at Barnard Medical Center for Speaker Series

May 30, 2016 10:27PM
Barnard Medical Center invites all to join their 2016 Summer Speaker Series where attendees will meet and mingle with acclaimed national experts in plant-based nutrition. Delicious plant-based light fare and beverages will be served. The events take place in the Physicians Committee for Responsible Medicine office in NW D.C.

From 6:30 to 8 p.m. on June 8, Dr. Ana Negrón will speak on Nourishing the Body and Recovering Health. In her one-of-a-kind 2015 book, Dr. Negrón redefines health care as the practice of nourishing ourselves to support a lifelong partnership with our body. Board-certified in family medicine, Negrón owns a solo nutrition practice where she facilitates individuals’ healthy transition to a plant-based diet to lose weight and reduce the need for many medications. Her book with the same title as her talk, will be available for purchase.

Dr. Michael Greger will speak from 6:30 to 8 p.m. on July 13. Greger invites attendees to examine the 15 top causes of premature death in America and how nutritional and lifestyle interventions can free any person to live a healthier life. Greger is a physician, New York Times bestselling author and internationally recognized speaker on a number of important public health issues. He is also the physician behind the wildly popular website NutritionFacts.org. His 2015 book, How Not to Die: Discover the Foods Scientifically Proven to Prevent and Reverse Disease, will be available for purchase.

The events are free for Barnard Medical Center patients and $15 for the general public. RSVPs are required at PCRM.org/About/About/Upcoming-Events. Location: 5100 Wisconsin Ave., NW, 4th Fl. For more information, call 202-717-8662 or email [email protected].

 

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