Tai Sophia Webinar: The Emerging Role of Herbal Medicine in Health Care

The Emerging Role of Herbal Medicine in Health Care
Presented by Tai Sophia Institute

This webinar was recorded on April 28, 2010 and is now available on-demand.

Gerard Mullin, M.D.
James Snow, RH (AHG)

Join Tai Sophia Institute’s Medical Herbalism graduate certificate program faculty members – internationally renowned gastroenterologist, Gerard Mullin, M.D. and Director of Tai Sophia Institute’s Master of Science in Herbal Medicine program, James Snow, RH (AHG) – for a unique collaborative presentation on the role of herbal medicine in supporting healthy digestive function. 

During this engaging webinar, participants:

  • Learn the effects of stress on gut physiology
  • Understand the role of lifestyle and diet in stress-induced digestive dysfunction
  • Explore the role of herbal medicine in stress-induced digestive dysfunction
  • Become familiar with the role of herbal medicine in a larger context of health and wellness
  • Get a preview of the curriculum of Tai Sophia Institute’s NEW Graduate Certificate in Medical Herbalism (now enrolling for Spring 2010)

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Tai Sophia Institute is a preeminent accredited academic institution for wellness-based studies, clinical care, research, and public policy discourse — a multifaceted resource with a commanding vision to define the art and science of wellness.  The Institute offers graduate-level academic programs in Acupuncture, Health and Wellness Coaching, Herbal Medicine, and Transformative Leadership and Social Change, as well as community wellness programs, continuing professional education, and clinical care. The Institute’s 12-acre main campus houses classrooms, the Natural Care Center clinic, a bookstore, a library, an herbal dispensary, and herb and meditation gardens. www.tai.edu


Gerard Mullin, M.D.

Gerard Mullin is an associate professor in the Department of Medicine at The Johns Hopkins University, as well as Director of Integrative GI Nutrition Services at The Johns Hopkins Hospital.  An internist, gastroenterologist, and nutritionist, Dr. Mullin is internationally renowned for his work in integrative gastroenterology and nutrition, having accumulated over 15 years of clinical experience in the field.  Dr. Mullin is the only physician in the United States who is board-certified by the American Board of Internal Medicine for Gastroenterology, the American Society of Enteral and Parenteral Nutrition, the American College of Nutrition, and the American Board of Nutrition Physician Specialists.  He is an associate editor of Integrative Medicine: a Clinicians Journal and has recently been selected by Dr. Andrew Weil to serve as a senior editor for the first book for physicians on integrative gastroenterology by Oxford Press.


James Snow, RH (AHG)

James Snow is the director of the Herbal Medicine program at Tai Sophia Institute and a professional member of the American Herbalist Guild. He has been working in the field of herbal medicine since 1986, completing the herbal residency program at the Southwest School of Botanical Medicine in 1991. Before moving to Maryland in 2002, he was the primary clinical instructor at the California School of Herbal Studies. Snow has been in private clinical practice since 1994, blending traditional herbal wisdom with modern research perspectives. He has a strong belief in integrative healing, having worked in consort with physicians at the Santa Rosa Medical Group and Sonoma County Indian Health Services.