How to Help Immunocompromised Patients During the Pandemic
Course: How to Help Immunocompromised Patients During the Pandemic
Instructor: Dr. Gary Deng
Number of classes: 1
Duration: 1 hour
Typology: recorded online course
Included: access to the course recording
In this class, Gary Deng, MD, PhD, Medical Director of the Bendheim Integrative Medicine Center at Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center (New York, USA) adressed the pathophysiology of CoVID-19 and its implications to TCM, the current evidence of TCM herbs potential in managing immunocompromised patients and how to approach them safely during this pandemic.
About the instructor:
Dr. Deng is the Medical Director of the Bendheim Integrative Medicine Center at Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center (MSKCC) and Prof. of Clinical Medicine at Weill Cornell Medical College of Cornell Univ. in NY. His professional expertise is in the use of an integrative medicine approach to help patients and family members throughout the continuum of cancer prevention, treatment, and survivorship.
Dr. Deng has taken a leadership role in the emerging and evolving field of integrative oncology, which uses non-drug therapies to improve patients’ physical and mental resilience, support patients during cancer treatment, and promote long-term health and wellbeing after cancer treatment. He has built a robust integrative medicine physician practice at MSKCC and directs clinical services provided at the Bendheim Integrative Medicine Center. Dr. Deng is active in conducting research and developing innovations in the field.
He's the lead author of several integrative oncology clinical practice guidelines and numerous publications of clinical trial data, reviews and textbook chapters, about acupuncture, herbs and yoga.
Dr. Deng received his medical degree from Beijing Medical University, China, and his Ph.D. degree in Microbiology and Immunology from University of Miami, USA.
How to Help Immunocompromised Patients
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