Re-integrating medicine and meaning: Lessons from cross-cultural health care

Dr. Gregory Plotnikoff from the Penny George Institute for Health in Healing in Minneapolis is a clinician/researcher who has received international acclaim for his work on cross-cultural and integrative medicine, Vitamin D, pain and digestive health. He attended Harvard Divinity School in order to deepen his understanding of human suffering and taught medicine in Japan for six years. He specializes in treatment of patients with medically-undiagnosed and chronic illnesses and has become the the “go-to” expert on digestive health with his recent book “Trust Your Gut.”

Sponsored by Religious Studies, UW Integrative Medicine, Global Health Institute, First-Year Interest Groups, Aspiring Nurses Association, and the Center for the Study of Upper Midwestern Cultures.