The First Twenty: Skills Learned From 20 Years of Herbal Practice & Teaching
From the garden to the classroom to the clinic there is much to be learned. Explore some of the most significant, poignant, and useful skills learned in the first two decades of a professional life dedicated to many facets of herbal medicine. From academic pointers for exploring the often convoluted evidence base, to exciting and tasty medicine making preparations for a clinic, to dynamic teaching and learning techniques, this webinar will dig down into the dirt to harvest the fruits of these first twenty years.
Bevin Clare, R.H., LDN, is a clinical herbalist and nutritionist currently appointed as an Associate Professor and Program Manager of the Post-Master's Certificate in Clinical Herbalism at the Maryland University of Integrative Health (formerly Tai Sophia Institute). She holds a MSc in Infectious Disease from the London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, serves as an adjunct faculty member of the Massachusetts College of Pharmacy and is an Adjunct Associate Professor at the New York Chiropractic College. Bevin has studied herbal medicine around the world and blends her knowledge of traditional uses of plants with modern science and contemporary healthcare strategies. Her clinical practice focuses on wellness, nutrition, infection, and women’s health. She is a board member of the United Plant Savers, a group working to protect at-risk medicinal plants in North America. Bevin has been a professional member of the American Herbalists Guild for more than a decade, on the governing council for 10 years and the vice president since 2010.