A Virtual Panel Discussion: Inflammation and You – What is it all about?

A Virtual Panel Discussion: Inflammation and You – What is it all about?

About this Event

“ Inflammation is like a root that trickles down and affects your body and so much more” Dr. Elizabeth Poynor

Join leading experts for this free online event focused on Inflammation and You – What does it mean? Currently, the word inflammation is used for so many things especially around our current events. We are hearing about it everyday but understanding what is inflammation, how it impacts our body and what we can do to minimize it would be a great start to lessen our anxiety about this word.

By attending, you will learn:

  • What is Inflammation and why is it bad?
  • What happens to the body during inflammation? What parts of the body are impacted by inflammation e.g. skin, muscles, organs, immune system etc
  • Does a hormone imbalance impact inflammation in the body especially during perimenopause and menopause
  • What lifestyle changes help to lower Inflammation in the body? Nutrition, exercise, stress management, all of the above?

Our panelists:

Dr. Elizabeth Poynor MD, Ph.D is a gynecologic oncologist and advanced pelvic surgeon. She has had a lifelong interest in the role of hormonal health in overall wellbeing, menopause, aging, and complex gynecologic issues such as PMS/PMDD, endometriosis, pelvic floor dysfunction and PCOS.

Dr. Alexes Hazen MD, FACS is an aesthetic and reconstructive surgeon. She specializes in breast surgery, facial reconstruction, face transplant, transgender surgery, and aesthetic surgery including fat grafting and non-invasive techniques. She is an Associate Professor at the Hansjorg Wyss Department of Plastic Surgery at NYU Langone Medical Center. She offers a holistic approach to life-long anti-aging which includes the best of both medical technology and traditional wisdom.

Dr. Kristy Brown, Ph.D is an Assistant Professor of Biochemistry in Medicine, Weill Cornell Medical College. Kristy is interested in understanding why obesity leads to an increased risk of cancers, including postmenopausal breast cancer.

Katia Herman – Founder and CEO of joyspacebykatia is the mother of 4 boys, an integrative, holistic health coach, fitness and yoga trainer, and wellness expert. She coach women to shift their lifestyle to implement healthier habits, and also shift their minds so the habits actually stick. Her work is based on the simple principle that everyone can move towards a healthier, happier place with some knowledge, tools, support, accountability and of course structured plan.

Dr. Eliza B Geer MD is an endocrinologist at MSK who specializes in caring for people with pituitary and neuroendocrine diseases. She is the Medical Director of Memorial Sloan Kettering’s Multidisciplinary Pituitary & Skull Base Tumor Center, where she brings together experts from many areas — including neurosurgery, head and neck surgery, endocrinology, radiation oncology, and medical oncology — to offer comprehensive care for people with pituitary and skull base tumors. Her research interest is in Cushing’s disease.