Holistic Health Lecture: Anthroposophical Medicine
Anthroposophic Medicine is one of the most extensive and established integrative form of medicine and was started by Rudolf Steiner, PhD (1861-1925) and the Dutch physician Ita Wegman, MD, It is rooted in the science-based medicine of the present Western paradigms and tradition, but takes into account the whole human being in its method, diagnosis and therapy. It pays equal attention to the body, soul and spirit of the patient, recognizing the person's unique biography. It is now practiced in over 80 countries. The therapeutic system is a multiprofessional one, with shared concepts for diagnosis and therapy.
Speaker Robert Gorter, MD, PhD, is a practicing Anthroposophic medical doctor since 1971 when he graduated from the Medical School of the University of Amsterdam (Netherlands). Dr. Gorter served as a faculty member at universities in three continents and was Associate Clinical Professor at UCSF. He directed research institutes in Berlin (Germany) and Johannesburg (South Africa) and Cairo (Egypt) and supervised and Nurse Practitioners for master's or PhD in anthroposophically extended medicine. He has authored books such as "Fighting Cancer," which was translated into 15 major languages.
About the Holistic Health Lecturer Series
The Holistic Health Lecture Series sponsored by The Institute for The Institute for Holistic Health Studies/ Department of Recreation, Parks, Tourism and Holistic Health is open to members of the University community.