Conference to examine nutritional supplements, medicinal herbs for managing health problems


On Friday (March 24) at 9 a.m., Dr. James A. Duke, an ecologist, will speak on "Botanical Medicine: The Amazon Experience." Herbalist Steven Foster of the Steven Foster Group in Fayetteville, Ark., will discuss "The Herbal Industry: Quality Assurance" at 10 a.m.

At 11:15 a.m., workshops will be held on western herbal and traditional Chinese medicine, homeopathy for children's illnesses, diet and nutritional supplements for health, herbal preparation and testing and practical issues for patients, pharmacists and clinicians. Speakers include Dr. Z.J. Chen of Carolina Acupuncture and Natural Healing, Dr. Amy Rothenberg of Enfield, Conn., Dr. Susan Delaney of the Wellness Alliance in Carrboro, Dr. Peter Curtis, professor of family medicine at UNC-CH, and June McDermott, clinical assistant professor at the UNC-CH School of Pharmacy.

Curtis, McDermott and Delaney also were conference organizers.

In the afternoon, Dr. Timothy S. Carey, professor of medicine at UNC-CH, will speak on "Evidence-Based Medicine" at 1:30, and Dr. Tori Hudson of the National College of Naturopathic Medicine will discuss "Women's Health Issues - Cervical Dysplasia" at 2:15 and "Menopause" at 3:45. N.C. Herbalist Will Endres will lead an herbal walk at 5:45.

On Saturday, Dr. Tieraona Low Dog of the University of New Mexico will speak on "Cardiovascular Disease" at 8:30 a.m. and "Diabetes and Men's Health Issues" at 10:15 a.m.

Columnists Joe and Dr. Theresa Graedon, who host a nationally syndicated radio show originating at WUNC-FM, will discuss drug, herb and nutritional supplement interactions and adverse reactions at 1 p.m. Dr. Varro Tyler, dean of pharmacy emeritus at Purdue University, will speak on "Laws and Regulations Governing Medicinal Herbs: Their Effect on Current and Future Markets" at 2 p.m. Workshops will follow.

On Sunday at 8:30 a.m., Dr. Keith I. Block, assistant professor at the University of Illinois College of Medicine and medical director of B

Contact: David Williamson
University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill

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