Heart Specialist Dr. Vivian Kominos visits to discuss the lifestyle of the world’s Blue Zones, areas where people live into old age with less heart disease and virtually no neurodegenerative disease! Since we are not in a Blue Zone, what can we do to have healthspan, not just lifespan? The topics of integrative medicine and genomics will be highlighted. A healthy heart leads to a healthy brain, body and spirit!
Dr. Vivian Kominos, MD, FACC is a nationally recognized clinician and educator in integrative cardiology. She is a graduate of St. Louis University School of Medicine and is board certified in integrative medicine and cardiology. She has practiced cardiology for 30 years, concentrating on integrative medicine and cardiology for the past 12. Dr. Kominos is a Clinical Assistant Professor of Medicine, Andrew Weil Center for Integrative Medicine (AWCIM), University of Arizona School of Medicine, where she completed her fellowship in 2007. She is a founding member of the American Board of Integrative Medicine.
She authors textbook chapters and curricula for AWCIM on topics ranging from cardiovascular health and disease, nutrition, mind-body medicine, obesity, and women and heart disease.
The Monmouth County Library provides meeting room space as a community service. The Library does not endorse the speaker(s) or the organization.