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Community of Wellness Gala 2019

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Rochester Golf & Country Club

3100 Country Club Rd SW

Rochester, MN 55902

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Community Connections, Resilience, and Happiness

Join us for this exciting event highlighting lifestyle medicine and its profound impact on our everyday lives and the community.The event includes a social hour; a gourmet, four-course plant-based dinner; silent auction and two exclusive presentations from Dr. Neal Barnard and Dr. Neil Nedley.

A community leader in Rochester for decades, we're pleased to have Judy Holtan Braatz serving as emcee for this year's Gala.


Register by February 15, 2019 and you will be entered into a drawing for autographed books by the speakers.

Schedule
5:30 pm - 6:15 pm
Social Hour

6:15 pm - 6:30 pm
Silent Auction

6:30 pm - 6:45 pm
Welcome and Introduction

6:45 pm - 7:30 pm
Dinner

7:45 pm - 8:15 pm
What to do about the rapid rise in depression/anxiety suicide and deaths of despair

Dr. Neil Nedley

Objectives:
  1. Understand the latest trends in decreased life expectancy and why
  2. Understand the rapid rise in incidence in depression/anxiety/suicidal thoughts/self harm
  3. Know why traditional methods of therapy have largely failed to reverse these trends
  4. Understand the difference that is made by increasing the comprehensive nature of the standard workup for depression/anxiety
  5. Learn why changing the goal to eradication of depression/anxiety, instead of management, can produce lasting transformative results
8:15 pm - 8:45 pm
Healthy Eating in the Real World

Dr. Neal Barnard

Objectives:
  1. Describe ways to make major diet changes easier
  2. Explain what sorts of diets are most natural for the human species
  3. Understand which meals can work for a wide variety of food restrictions
Program Description:The modern world presents plenty of challenges to anyone trying to follow a healthy diet. This program presents guidelines for optimal nutrition and advice about how to transition easily to healthful diet and how to maintain it for the long term.

Speakers

Neil Nedley, M.D. is founder and medical director of the Nedley Depression and Anxiety Recovery Programs, and “Optimize Your Brain” program designed to enhance emotional intelligence. Dr. Nedley is an award-winning practicing physician who also serves as President of Weimar Institute, a higher education college that houses the world famous NEWSTART program and the residential and outpatient Depression and Anxiety Recovery Program. He has presented and published numerous scientific studies in the medical/scientific literature and is well known as a public speaker and teacher throughout the world. He is author of Proof Positive, Depression—the Way Out, The Lost Art of Thinking, and Optimize Your Brain. Dr. Nedley pioneered the comprehensive Depression and Anxiety Recovery Programs, with options for home-based versions, community facilitator coached programs, and the ten-day live-in residential therapeutic program.

Neal Barnard, MD, FACC, is an Adjunct Associate Professor of Medicine at the George Washington University School of Medicine in Washington, D.C., and President of the Physicians Committee for Responsible Medicine.

Dr. Barnard has led numerous research studies investigating the effects of diet on diabetes, body weight, and chronic pain, including a groundbreaking study of dietary interventions in type 2 diabetes, funded by the National Institutes of Health. Dr. Barnard has authored more than 80 scientific publications and 20 books for medical and lay readers.

As president of the Physicians Committee, Dr. Barnard leads programs advocating for preventive medicine, good nutrition, and higher ethical standards in research. He has hosted four PBS television programs on nutrition and health, and is the editor in chief of the Nutrition Guide for Clinicians, a textbook made available to all U.S. medical students. His research contributed to the acceptance of plant-based diets in the Dietary Guidelines for Americans. In 2015, he was named a Fellow of the American College of Cardiology. In 2016, he founded the Barnard Medical Center in Washington, DC, as a model for making nutrition a routine part of all medical care.

Originally from Fargo, North Dakota, Dr. Barnard received his M.D. degree at the George Washington University School of Medicine and completed his residency at the same institution. He practiced at St. Vincent’s Hospital in New York before returning to Washington to found the Physicians Committee.

Question or pay by check? Call Rochester Clinic at 507-218-3095.
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Rochester, MN 55902

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