Chinese Medicine Expert Among Those to Speak at U.S. Veg Corp's NYC Vegetarian Food Festival
New York, NY, February 25, 2014 --(PR.com
)-- A trio of professionals from One Medical Group will kick off the second day of presentations at the 4th annual NYC Vegetarian Food Festival, scheduled to take place in Chelsea March 1-2.
Medical social worker Seanna Sifflet will explore the connections between the health of the mind, body and spirit, and will describe how she uses her patients’ natural healing processes to increase their quality of life.
After earning her master's in social work, Sifflet spent several years as a medical social worker at St. Luke's Hospital in New York before going on to receive her master's in traditional Chinese medicine and acupuncture from the Pacific College of Oriental Medicine. She gained extensive experience by practicing at her own private acupuncture clinic before joining One Medical.
Today, her areas of expertise include allergies, asthma, chronic fatigue, pregnancy and fertility, and women’s health.
Also on the Festival bill is Dr. Carrie Bowler, an accomplished family practitioner with strong interests in health maintenance and disease prevention, chronic disease management, and treatment of musculoskeletal pain syndromes.
Bowler completed her family practice residency at the University of California, Davis, where she also spent a year as chief resident in family and community medicine. She is certified with the American Board of Family Medicine.
Rounding out the One Medical roster will be Dr. Honore Lansen, who focuses on preventive care. She earned a bachelor's degree from Johns Hopkins University, a master's from New York University, and her MD from New York Medical College. She completed her residency in urban family practice at Beth Israel Medical Center and is a member of the American Academy of Family Physicians.
Throughout the weekend, the NYC Vegetarian Food Festival will present lectures by physicians, nutritionists, vegan athletes, and animal advocates. There will also be musical entertainment, dance performances, stand-up comedy, children’s craft activities, and food sampling. Approximately 100 vegan lifestyle vendors will be on hand showcasing their wares.
The Festival will take place 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. on both Saturday and Sunday, March 1-2, at the Metropolitan Pavilion (125 West 18th Street, between 6th and 7thAvenues). Tickets can be purchased in advance at https://2014nycvegfoodfest.chirrpy.com/ or at the door. For further information, visit http://nycvegfoodfest.com/.