ONLINE! The Human Microbiome and Your Health

Code: LH31208

Dates: March 31 - April 14, 2021

Meets: 3:30 PM to 4:30 PM

Sessions: 3

Course Fee: $64.00

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In 2012, The Human Microbiome Project published the results of a ground-breaking study, and scientists began to explore how microorganisms living in and with the human body affect health and well-being and are associated with many diseases. Discover the complicated relationship bacteria and viruses have with inflammatory bowel disease, asthma, behavioral disorders, obesity, Type 2 Diabetes Mellitus, cardiovascular diseases, and autoimmunity. Also discover how diet changes the microbiome and how human breast milk evolved to facilitate certain types of bacteria that affect the infant's growth.
Fee: $64.00

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Kent Bottles

Dr. Kent Bottles teaches health policy and payment reform at The Thomas Jefferson University College of Population Health in Philadelphia and regularly consults and presents on population health, health care reform, digital medicine, and the future of the doctor patient relationship. He has been a Professor and Chair of academic medical school pathology departments, a Chief Medical Officer of a state-wide integrated delivery system, a President and CEO and DIO of an educational and research collaborative in Grand Rapids, Michigan, a President and CEO of an evidence-based medicine health care consortium in Minneapolis, and a President and Chief Knowledge Officer of a genomics bio-tech start-up company in Cambridge, Massachusetts. Dr. Bottles has received the following awards and honors: Phi Beta Kappa, The Rodney T. West Literary Achievement Award for the most important article on medical management in 2001 from the American College of Physician Executives, the Resident Teacher of the Year Award from the University of Iowa Department of Pathology, the UC San Francisco Class of 1991 Certificate of Distinction in Teaching for a Major Contribution, the UC San Francisco Class of 1990 Certificate of Distinction in Teaching for a Stimulating Lecture Series, and the Henry J. Kaiser Award for Excellence in Teaching at UC San Francisco for Basic Science.


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