Marion Sims with Anarcha, Betsey, Lucy and two physicians. Artist rendering by Robert Thom, historical illustrator.
She has also practiced acute care medicine as a hospitalist. Arora authors and reviews articles and additional content for Women's Health Network, with special expertise in nutrition, chronic fatigue, PMS, gastrointestinal and hormonal balance, and stress management.
As a medical doctor, Dr. Arora is dedicated to following a patient-centered approach, and designs customized lifestyle medicine programs focused on nutrition education and the use of exercise to improve vitality and quality of life. For more information, take a look at Dr.
She has advanced training in menopause, nutritional endocrinology, anti-aging, and hormonal imbalances. She is a published researcher who has contributed to the Textbook of Functional Medicine, as well as the Textbook of Natural Medicine.
James is the medical editor for Naturopathic Doctor News and Review.
She is also a health education specialist who authors and edits test commentary, therapeutic guides, and medical education literature for Genova Diagnostics. James follows a functional and preventive medicine approach with special concentrations on health issues that arise during perimenopause and post-menopause.
In addition to seeing patients in her private South Florida practice, Dr. Schwartzbard assists residents-in-training as part of the volunteer faculty at the University of Miami. She is committed to providing each of her patients with customized care based on their individual needs.
For more information, take a look at Julie Schwartzbard's answers to eight personal questions. Sharon Stills, NMD, is a primary care health practitioner who provides therapeutic and diagnostic services to women.
Stills founded one of the largest and most successful Naturopathic Clinics in the country and now sees patients in a unique retreat setting where they receive specialized one-on-one care in Tucson, Arizona.
She practices a comprehensive natural holistic healing system that promotes self-healing without the use of drugs. With conventional DEA pharmaceutical training and extensive experience compounding pharmacy prescriptions, Dr. Stills can help her patients with custom supplements, remedies and targeted formulations.
She also develops whole-body remedies and teaches patients how to use food as medicine. Other areas of expertise include cancer, autoimmune disease, thyroid and adrenal imbalances, digestive disturbance, and emotional imbalances such as anxiety and depression.
She is currently pursuing further training in Ayurvedic Medicine. Stills has helped thousands of women transition gently through the different stages of their lives in order to experience more joy and happiness every day.
Tantric Inspirations for Passion and Pleasure. Barbara is well-known internationally as a passionate and compassionate workshop facilitator, and is a sought-after media expert and motivational speaker. A former Broadway and Off-Broadway producer and general manager, her life path shifted into sexuality and healing during the AIDS crisis, when she became determined to find and share ways for all people to enjoy safer sex while still being able to pursue and fulfill their sexual fantasies, hopes and dreams.
She believes that sex is healing, spiritually revealing, and ultimately connected to every aspect of our lives. Her typical work day may include getting up early to deliver a baby, followed by an appointment to counsel an elderly woman on treatment for her hypertension, and perhaps ending with a well-child check at the local community clinic.
She likes getting to know her patients and their families, and relishes the chance to grow personally and professionally along with them.
As an osteopathic physician, Dr. Hayden is trained to see the body as a whole rather than as a set of unconnected systems. Her medical training includes osteopathic manipulative medicine, a well-established type of hands-on medical care used to diagnose illness and injury, and to encourage natural healing and overall wellness.
Osteopathic physicians, like MDs, complete 4 years of medical education, followed by internships, residencies, and fellowships.
And just like MDs, they are licensed by the states in which they practice, and practice in accredited and licensed healthcare facilities and hospitals.
—Dr. James Marion Sims to an Alabama slave plantation owner, James Marion Sims had been practicing medicine for ten years before being summoned to the Wescott plantation near Montgomery, Alabama. The Diseases and Health Care of Blacks in Antebellum Virginia. Chicago: University of Illinois Press, (originally ). Dr. Degnan joins the department of Microbiology and Plant Pathology from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. His office is located in Webber Hall A. To learn more about Dr. Degnan and his research please visit his faculty page here. August - Dr. Alexander Putman is Co-PI on a $ million collaborative grant from NIFA at the USDA. Jul 05, · In his autobiography, “The Story of My Life,” Sims details multiple accounts where his experience with slaves was used to further his research. What Sims considers his first great discovery in medicine () refers to a slave infant on the plantation of Henry Stickney in Reviews:
Her studies in ayurveda and Traditional Chinese Medicine have inspired her own practice and teaching methods. She's a strong believer that yoga has benefits for everyone because of the profound balance and wellness that it brings her and her students.
Making art, gardening and being with her dog are just a few of the pleasures that fill her spare time. Sherri has more than 30 years of nursing experience in a wide range of healthcare settings.
She enjoys reading, travel, spending time with her family and creating fiber art. Jacqueline has written extensively about diabetes and food allergies for leading health websites, and is drawn towards exploring the impact of stress on women's hormonal health, especially during perimenopause.
Jacqueline lives in a Maine beach community where she loves hunting for hermit crabs with her two daughters. She believes that true healing requires a holistic approach to recognize the full range of physical, emotional, mental, social, spiritual and environmental elements that influence a person's health.
Hayley is an avid equestrian and farmer's market aficionado. Kristen earned her B. With her background in nutrition, Kristen is passionate about helping people connect what they eat to how they feel and sharing her knowledge to support others in their pursuit to good health.May 31, · Sims, a slave owner, set the precedent for a practice that still continues to this day.
Dr. Vanessa Worthington Gamble is a physician and scholar widely regarded for her studies in Author: Peter Jideonwo. Dr. James is the medical editor for Naturopathic Doctor News and Review.
She is also a health education specialist who authors and edits test commentary, therapeutic guides, and medical education literature for Genova Diagnostics. Dr.
Shane Sims, MD is an obstetrics & gynecology specialist in Flowood, MS and has been practicing for 9 years. He graduated from University of Mississippi in and specializes in obstetrics & gynecology.5/5(27). Jul 05, · In his autobiography, “The Story of My Life,” Sims details multiple accounts where his experience with slaves was used to further his research.
What Sims considers his first great discovery in medicine () refers to a slave infant on the plantation of Henry Stickney in Reviews: Chapter One Introducing Women’s Health. Womens Health 1 1. Chapter One Introducing Women’s Health.
Dr. James Marion Sims, known as the American "father of gynecology," was famed as the inventor of a surgical technique for curing vesicovaginal fistula.
He also performed hundreds of clitoridectomies and ovariotomies to cure "sex-related diseases" in women.