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Dr. Malcolm Taw Presents at UCLA Division of Dermatology Grand Rounds

Published May 3, 2016

UCLA Division of Dermatology Grand Rounds

PRESENTS

All's Well When the Skin is Well': A Shakespearean Perspective on an Integrative East-West Approach to Dermatologic Conditions

Tuesday, May 3, 2016, 8:30 AM
Ronald Reagan UCLA Medical Center, B-124

 

To commemorate the 400th anniversary of Shakespeare's death, Malcolm Taw, MD, Associate Clinical Professor and Director at the UCLA Center for East-West Medicine at Westlake Village, spoke on an Integrative East-West Approach to Dermatologic Conditions, quoting from Shakespeare’s major works.

The presentation included:

  • A brief overview of a holistic perspective versus a reductionist perspective in medicine during the 19th – 20th century and the development of integrative medicine
  • TCM integrative approach to dermatological conditions
  • The mind-skin connection similar to the brain-gut connection
  • Acupuncture points and 5 case studies

 

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