Integrative Medicine Lecture Series


September 8, 2021
Deirdre Orceyre, ND, MSOM, L.Ac
"Introduction to Naturopathic Medicine"

September 28, 2021
Mikhail Kogan, MD
"Introduction to Functional Medicine"

October 5, 2021
Mara Benner
"Stress Management - Connecting Mind, Body and Spirit"

October 11, 2021
Yael Flusberg, C-IAYT, E-RYT500, RMT, MS
"Into to Therapeutic Yoga"

November 10, 2021
Jeffrey Edwards
"Intro to Tai Chi"

January 27, 2022
Leigh A. Frame, PhD, MHS
"Caring for the Other Half of Humans: The Microbiome & Its Relationship with Nutrition"

February 11, 2022
Misty Embrey, MD
"Integrative Psychiatry"

February 25, 2022
Jennifer Rioux
"Intro to Ayurveda"

March 2, 2022
Mara Benner
"Alternative Approaches: Connecting Body & Mind"

March 8, 2022
Sharon Democker, MD
"Integrative Pain Management"


October 2, 2020
Misha Kogan, MD

October 27, 2020
Yael Flusberg, C-IAYT, E-RYT500, RMT, M
"Yoga Therapy for Medical Students"

November 20, 2020
Misha Kogan, MD
"Medical Cannabis"

January 15, 2021
Deirdre Orceyre, ND, MSOM, LAc

February 2, 2021
Mara Benner

February 16, 2021
Marianna Ledenac, ND
"Body Composition Based Nutritional Optimization"

February 24, 2021
Sahar Swidan, PharmD, BCPS, ABAAHP, FAARFM, FACA
"Immune System Supporting Nutritional Supplements"

March 3, 2021
James Foulkes
"Coordinated Body-Posture and Movement, Breathing, and Meditation Practice"

April 16, 2021
Mikhail Kogan, MD
"Body-Based Movement"


September 27, 2019
P. K. Newby, ScD, MPH, MS
“Food and Nutrition - The Top Five Things Everyone Needs to Know"

October 16, 2019
Julie Wendt, MS, LDN, CNS
"Anti-Inflammatory Diet"

October 30, 2019
Elizabeth Goldberg, LMT
“Mind-Body Medicine in Practice”

November 13, 2019
Mikhail Kogan, MD
"Functional Medicine"

December 4, 2019
Mara Benner, AIM Practitioner
"Alternative Healing Approaches - Connecting Body & Mind"

December 5, 2019
Leigh Frame, PhD, MHS
“Nutrition and the Gut Microbiome: Where are We Now? Where Are We Going?”

January 8, 2020
Deidre Orceyre, ND, MSOM, Lac
“Integrative Oncology”

January 16, 2020
Reza Eftekhar, DC
"Chiropractic Functional Neurology - How Structure Dictates Function"

February 5, 2020
Sahar Swidan, Pharm.D., BCPS, ABAAHP, FAARFM, FAC
"Opioid Alternatives to Pain Management"

February 6, 2020
Mikhail Kogan, MD
"Healthy Aging"

February 25, 2020
Yael Flusberg
"Physician Wellness & Self-care"

April 15, 2020
Anil Bajnath, MD, MBA, IFMCP, ABAARM, MlfHI
"Precision Medicine"

April 30, 2020
Dr. S. Reza Eftekhar
"Detect and Diagnose Bio-mechanical Dysfunction"


January 17, 2018
Deidre Orceyre, ND
"Naturopathic and Integrative Oncology"

October 9, 2018
Sahar Swidan, Pharm.D., BCPS, ABAAHP, FAARFM, FACA
“Supplements Use in the Pain Patient"

October 31, 2018
Julie Wendt, MS, LDN, CNS
“Anti-Inflammatory Diet"

November 14, 2018
Mara Benner
“Alternative Healing Approaches - Connecting Body & Mind"

November 27, 2018
Mikhail Kogan, MD
“Introduction to Biofeedback with Practical Review of Body Temperature and Heartmath Devices"

January 16, 2019
Angela McConnell, PhD
“History of Integrative Medicine and Health in the U.S."

January 18, 2019
Mikhail Kogan, MD
“Introduction to Functional Medicine"

February 8, 2019
Mikhail Kogan, MD
“Importance of Sleep, and Insomnia"

February 13, 2019
Angela McConnell, PhD
“Appreciating Interdisciplinary Teams Within an Integrative Patient-Centered Care Practice"

March 6, 2019
Sahar Swidan, Pharm.D., BCPS, ABAAHP, FAARFM, FACA
“Regulations of Supplements and Vitamins with Innovative Clinical Use"

March 8, 2019
Alison Warren, DAOM, MSHS '18, L.Ac

April 15, 2019
Alison Warren, DAOM, MSHS '18, L.Ac
“Gua Sha and Cupping"

April 17, 2019
Shara Grant, PhD
“Introduction to the Physiology of Stress"

May 6, 2019
Leigh Frame, PhD, MHS
“Metabolism, Nutrition & Patient Care Planning"


September 20, 2017
Reza Eftekhar, DC
“Chiropractic Introduction”

September 28, 2017
Mikhail Kogan, MD

October 11, 2017
Mara Benner 
"Alternative Healing Approaches - Connecting Body & Mind"

October 31, 2017
John Pan, MD
“Integrative Medicine Healing Principles”

November 28, 2017
Andrew Wong, MD, FACP, IFMCP
“Addressing Chronic Disease - Broadening the Reach of Lifestyle Medicine”

January 17, 2018
Deidre Orceyre, ND
“Naturopathic and Integrative Oncology”

January 24, 2018
Mara Benner
“Alternative Healing Approaches - Connecting Body & Mind”

February 28, 2018
Luann Jacobs, and Yael Flusberg
“Reiki Self-Care”

March 13, 2018
Mikhail Kogan, MD
“Physiology of Stress 101”

April 3, 2018
Angela Gabriel, LAc
“Community Acupuncture for Stress”

April 5, 2018
Dr. Mozella Williams and Dr. Zowie Barnes 
“Family Medicine, Women's Health, and Integrative Medicine”

April 12, 2018
Laurie Duncan, MD, MS, FACP
“Physician Heal Thyself - On Becoming Resilient”

April 25, 2018
Julie Wendt, MS, LDN, CNS
“Anti-Inflammatory Diet”

May 2, 2018
Jeffrey Edwards, LMT, and Mikhail Kogan, MD
“Tai Chi”


September 12, 2016
Linda Lang
“Yoga and Stress Management”

September 23, 2016
Tatiana Murcia
“Salsa Dance Class”

October 12, 2016
Mikhail Kogan, MD
“Update on GI Health”

October 24, 2016
Mara Benner
“Inpatient Palliative Care and Reiki”

November 9, 2016
Keith Godfrey
“Infusions at GWCIM”

November 16, 2016
Carolyn Shargel

January 25, 2017
Luann Jacobs, and Mara Brenner
“Reiki Practice”

February 1, 2017
Ed Bilanchone
“Alexander Technique”

February 8, 2017
Julie Wendt, LN, CNS, MS
“Autoimmune Paleo Diet”

March 22, 2017
Julie Wendt, LN, CNS, MS
“Anti-Inflammatory Diet”

April 12, 2017
Deidre Orceyre, ND, MSOM, L.AC
“Introduction to Naturopathic Medicine, Nature Cure, Detoxification and Elimination”

April 19, 2017
Mikhail Kogan, MD, and Jeffrey Edwards
“Tai Chi - Theory and Practice”

April 26, 2017
Mara Brenner
“The Resurgence of Healing Modalities, Reiki Meditation”


July 23, 2015
"GWU Medicine Grand Rounds on Integrative Health"’

August 17, 2015
Linda Lang
“The Pathophysiology of Burn-out & Yogic Practices for Physician Wellness”

August 24, 2015
Deirdre Orceyre

November 16, 2015
Tiffany Hoyt, MAc, LAc., Dipl. OM
“Acupuncture 101”

January 13, 2016
James Gordon, MD
"Mind Body Medicine"

January 27, 2016
Jay Gill, Pharm. D
"Compounding Pharmacy"

February 10, 2016
Julie Wendt
"Mindful Eating"

March 14, 2016
Linda Lang
"Physician Wellness - Yoga, Stress Management, and Health"


October 8, 2014
Aviva Ellenstein, MD
"Updates in Parkinson's Disease"

October 22, 2014
Yael Flusberg, RYT; Luann Jacobs, and Mikhail Kogan, MD
"Biofeedback:  Purpose, Techniques, and Benefits"

October 29, 2014
Julie Wendt
"Mindful Eating"

November 19, 2014
Deirdre Orceyre, ND
"Naturopathic Approach to Complementary Cancer Care"

January 7, 2015
Deirdre Orceyre, ND and Justin Sevier, EMT
"Integrative IV Therapies for Cancer and Toxicities:  Benefits and Side Effects"

February 4, 2015
Linda Lang, RYT
"Therapeutic Yoga for Chronic Conditions"

February 11, 2015
Marianna Ledenac, ND
"Personalized Lifestyle Medicine and Therapeutic Lifestyle Changes"

February 25, 2015
Jeffrey Edwards, LMT
"A Clash of Cultures in the Search for Wellness:  Experiences from a Township Clinic in South Africa"

April 8, 2015
Mary Kendall, NP

April 15, 2015
Ilana Seidel, MD
"Functional Medicine Physical Exam with Associated Nutritional Deficiencies and Syndromes"


October 2, 2013
Jeffrey Edwards, LMT
"Tai Chi 4 Life"

October 4, 2013
Carol Hopson, DC
"Why and When to Use a Chiropractor"

October 16, 2013
Linda Lang, YT
"Yoga as Therapy"

October 18, 2013
John Pan, MD
"Integrative Medicine and the Constellation of Healing"

October 23, 2013
Luann Jacobs, SLP, RMT
"Reiki for Self Care"

November 4, 2013
Sahana D'Silva, MD
"Integrative Mental Health - Where Lies Your Balance?"

February 12, 2014
Mary Kendall, NP
"Sexual Pain Disorders:  Evaluation and Management"

March 19, 2014
Mimi Malfitano and Elizabeth Ebaugh
"Life is Method:  Facing Life Circumstances"

April 16, 2014
Mary Nader
"Alexander's Technique"