Join us for several community-led Flash Talks from various perspectives of wellness:
- 6:30–7:30pm [Santa Clara room] “Urban Herbs” FlowerFolk Steph Zabel, MSc, is an herbalist and botanical educator who helps urban dwellers connect with the plant world. She teaches seasonally-oriented herbal classes that focus on local plants, herbal medicine-making techniques, and plant identification. She is also the creator of Herbstalk, Boston’s community herbal conference.
- 6:30–7:30pm [Octave room] Boston Health Advocates co-founder Dr. Brita Lundberg will explore the burgeoning field of health advocacy. What is a patient advocate? Aren’t we all patient advocates, at one time or another? Dr. Brita Lundberg, co-founder and principal at Boston Health Advocates LLC, physician health advocates who support you, your parents or children as you navigate the complexities of the medical system. She will talk about five ways to advocate effectively for yourself or a family member with a serious illness. The problem: as medical decision making is increasingly being transferred to the patient, how can you make decisions knowledgeably? Enter the professional health advocate, who can offer research on unclear diagnoses, review your medical records, talk with your physicians and translate the medical world for you so that you know what is happening, why it is happening and what your options are.
This session is part of Wellness Innovations:
Learn from local industry leaders, scientists and experts about innovations in wellness, behavioral change, nutrition, fitness, environmental, societal wellbeing and more. Learn how to start or accelerate your wellness-related startup. There will be keynote speakers, flash talks, a panel discussion, demo tables, free samples and more.
Join us at Venture Café Cambridge on June 21st – Free Samples!
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