Community Health Talks

Please join us for a monthly series of Community Health Talks by our very own Stanford CARE Faculty! Community Health Talks present the exciting opportunity for anyone to learn about cutting edge medical technology, social disparities in health, precision medicine, and much more.

2021 Talks

Introduction to Ayurveda: "The Science of Life" with Dr. Neeta Gautam

June 8th, 2021, 7 PM PST

Ayurveda ("The Science of Life") is the traditional medical practice of India and one of the world's oldest continuously practiced healing traditions. In this talk, Dr Neeta Gautam, a Family Physician and Ayurvedic Wellness Counselor, will introduce you to the history, background and fundamentals of Ayurveda and how these ancient practices can be applied in today's world.

Dr. Neeta Gautam, MD received her medical degree from the Texas A&M University Health Sciences Center, in College Station, Texas. She completed her residency in family medicine at the Scott and White Hospital and Clinic in Temple Texas, and also trained as an Ayurvedic Wellness Counselor at the Kerala Ayurveda Academy, USA. She is a Clinical Assistant Professor in the Division of Primary, Preventive, and Community Medicine at the Stanford University School of Medicine in Stanford, California. She is also Director of Integrative Medicine at the Stanford Center for Asian Health Research and Education (CARE). Her interests include prevention, integrative medicine, establishing partnerships with patients to optimize health.

2020 Talks