The Learn Skin Podcast investigates the intersection of Eastern and Western medicine to inform an Integrative approach to Dermatology. Join co-hosts Dr. Raja Sivamani and Dr. Hadar Lev-Tov as they discuss the latest in scientific research and treatment options with leading experts in integrative medicine and dermatology.
Episode 70: Environmental Toxins and the Skin
Feeling a little toxic? Join us to find out why. Dr. Emma Norton, a Naturopathic Doctor certified in "First Line Therapy," walks us through sources of environmental toxins and how our body can detoxify. She also offers three surprisingly simple tips to reduce your exposure to environmental toxins. Each Thursday, join Dr. Raja and Dr. Hadar, board certified dermatologists, as they share the latest evidence based research in integrative dermatology. Continue the conversation at Dr. Norton's 2020 Integrative Dermatology Symposium lecture.
Emma Norton, ND is Associate Dean of Clinical Education as well as an Assistant Professor at Bastyr University California in San Diego. Her philosophy revolves around the fact that health is a state of homeostasis, where all systems of the body function optimally and waste is eliminated efficiently. She works with her student clinicians and their patients to uncover the cause of imbalance, enhance elimination of toxins, and facilitate restoration of health.
Episode 69: Using Botanicals in Dermatology
Curious about botanicals? Dr. Julie Greenberg, a Naturopathic Doctor, joins the podcast to offer her views on the history and use of botanicals in dermatology. She explores the science and art of botanicals as well as the rich history of using herbs and plant based medicines in human history. Each Thursday, join Dr. Raja and Dr. Hadar, board certified dermatologists, as they share the latest evidence based research in integrative dermatology. To learn more about this topic, attend Dr. Greenberg's lecture at the 2020 Integrative Dermatology Symposium.
Dr. Julie Greenberg is a licensed ND who specializes in integrative dermatology. She is the founder of the Center for Integrative Dermatology, a holistic dermatology clinic that approaches skin problems by finding and treating the root cause. Dr. Greenberg holds degrees from Northwestern University, Stanford University, and Bastyr University, and received advanced clinical training at the Dermatology Clinic at the University of Washington Medical School and at the Pediatric Dermatology Center at Seattle Children’s Hospital. She lectures at medical schools and speaks at conferences across the U.S. on dermatology and is the Program Chair of the Naturopathic & Integrative Dermatology series on https://www.learnskin.com/.
Episode 68: Food for Your Lips with Burt's Bees
Interested in learning about the importance of lip health and how formulations with ingredients sourced from nature can address the needs of your patients? Join Dr. Hemali Gunt, Head of Clinical and Scientific Affairs at Burt’s Bees, as she unveils their recent advancements in natural skin care for lips and beyond. Each Thursday, join Dr. Raja and Dr. Hadar, board certified dermatologists, as they share the latest evidence based research in integrative dermatology. To continue the discussion, attend Dr. Gunt's poster presentation at the Integrative Dermatology Symposium and watch our Use of Novel and Emerging Cosmeceuticals for Skin Care webinar recording at LearnSkin.com.
Hemali Gunt, PhD, serves as the Head of Clinical and Scientific Affairs at Burt’s Bees. Her focus is to demonstrate scientifically based skincare benefits through clinical testing, laboratory investigations and instrumental assessments.
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Episode 67: The Shifting Landscape of Dermatology
Join Carl Thornfeldt, MD, board certified dermatologist and founder of Epionce, as he takes us on a journey of how the landscape has shifted over the past several decades in dermatology. He delves into the importance of using treatments that affect multiple pathways in the body and the skin, especially for conditions like acne. To learn more, attend Dr. Thornfeldt's poster presentation at the Integrative Dermatology Symposium and visit our Acne CME Series at LearnSkin.com.
Dr. Thornfeldt is Founder and CEO of Episciences, Inc., the creators of Epionce. He is a practicing dermatologist with over 30 years of skin research experience and 22 U.S. patents granted. Dr. Thornfeldt has published over 40 scientific articles, including chapters in eight textbooks focused on cosmeceuticals, drug delivery, natural products, and dermatology. He has spent twenty-five years focusing on researching abnormalities of the skin barrier, cutaneous inflammation, drug delivery, herbs, and disease therapies.
Sponsored by Epionce
Epionce is an evidence-based skin care line created based on original bench research by clinical dermatologist, Dr. Carl Thornfeldt. Utilizing botanical ingredients, Epionce products are clinically proven to provide the same results as leading prescription products, but without any irritation.
Episode 66: Psychology, the Skin, and the Practitioner
Feeling a little stressed out? We've got some breathing exercises for you. Join Keira Barr, MD as she discusses the artful and psychological side of medicine. In addition to discussing the importance of psychology to both the patient and practitioner, she takes us through a short but powerful mindfulness session. If you would like to learn more, join Dr. Barr at the Integrative Dermatology Symposium October 2020. Each Thursday, join Dr. Raja and Dr. Hadar, board certified dermatologists, as they share the latest evidence based research in integrative dermatology.
Dr. Keira Barr is a dual-board certified dermatologist, global speaker, best-selling author, and founder of the Resilient Health Institute. She created “The Skinny Dipping Method” to help midlife women strip away the fatigue, stress, and shame surrounding menopause and uncover the secrets to making midlife the best time of their life. Prior to launching Resilient Health Institute, Dr. Barr was on the faculty at the University of California-Davis, School of Medicine in the departments of dermatology and pathology. Dr. Barr is internationally recognized for her creative research and has numerous peer reviewed publications and book chapters.
Episode 65: Diversity in Medicine
Have you been thinking about diversity in medicine? We have too. Check out this week's podcast as Michael Traub, ND gives us a glimpse of his presentation at the upcoming Integrative Dermatology Symposium. Each Thursday, join Dr. Raja and Dr. Hadar, board certified dermatologists, as they share the latest evidence based research in integrative dermatology. For access to CE/CME courses, become a member at LearnSkin.com.
Dr. Michael Traub's father was a dermatologist, and this inspired him to become the leading expert in skin in the naturopathic profession. He has taught dermatology at five of the seven accredited naturopathic medical schools in North America and is the author of “Essentials of Dermatologic Diagnosis and Integrative Therapeutics.” He has been medical director of Lokahi Health Center in Kailua Kona, Hawaii for the past 32 years. He has been actively engaged in clinical research throughout most of his career.