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Live Well: Integrative Care and Tech-Based Health

Weill Cornell Medicine and NewYork-Presbyterian host the 37th Annual Women's Health Symposium

Weill Cornell Medicine

WHAT: The 37th annual Women's Health Symposium will feature experts Drs. Deborah Estrin and Alka Gupta, who will provide unique perspectives on how we understand and are able to enhance wellness. Experts will discuss our current and future use of technology and integrative care to improve physical, mental, and spiritual well-being. The symposium will focus on how to optimize your lifestyle in the hope of living well and living long.

WHO: Deborah Estrin, PhD, a groundbreaking computer scientist, will outline the ability of tools such as cell phones, GPS devices and fitness trackers to produce individualized health data and insights into personal behavior patterns. She will share how personalized data enables researchers and medical care providers to customize medical treatment while expanding our understanding of health and life management.

Alka Gupta, MD, an expert in integrative health, will share insights into care that integrates conventional medical treatments with evidence-based integrative modalities, including nutrition counseling, psychological care and mind-body therapy.

All proceeds from the event, chaired by Joan Weill and Dr. Orli Etingin, director of the Iris Cantor Women's Health Center, will benefit the center.

Dr. Etingin will join Dr. Estrin and Dr. Gupta for a Q-and-A with the audience following the presentation.

WHEN: Monday, October 28, 2019

  • 11:30 a.m. Registration and Brunch Reception
  • 12:15 - 2:00 p.m. Symposium and Panel Discussion

WHERE: Citi Global Headquarters 388 Greenwich Street New York City


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