PCCS; the School of Public Health; the National Center for Institutional Diversity (NCID); and the Office of Senior Vice Provost for Academic Affairs Present:

Dr. Robert H. Schneider, M.D. Brain-Heart:

"Improvisation, Consciousness,

Understanding the Mind-Body Connection

Wednesday, December 11, 2013
4:00 - 5:30 p.m.// This event is free and open to U-M faculty, staff, and students of all disciplines, and the broader PCCS community.

Rackham Graduate School, Assembly Hall (fourth floor)
U-M Central Campus // 915 E. Washington St.
Ann Arbor, Michigan 48109-1070

See the map at : http://pts.umich.edu/maps/central_south.pdf. (find Rackham at "1J")

Dr. Robert H. Schneider, M.D., renowned research scientist, educator, and author, will first discuss how this "brain-heart" connection can be used to reduce stress in the individual, and the profound impact this can have on overall heart health; and secondly, how the brain can receive a positive type of influence that not only produces measurable changes in brain wave coherence, but also produces a subjective experience of an expanded state of awareness, or consciousness.

Robert H. Schneider, M.D., F.A.C.C., is a physician, scientist, educator, and one of the world’s leading authorities on scientific, natural approaches for heart disease, high blood pressure, stress, and other cardiovascular risk factors. Over the past twenty years, he has directed nearly $20 million in research grants from the National Institutes of Health (NIH) for his pioneering research on natural approaches to heart disease. The results of this groundbreaking research have been published in more than 100 articles in authoritative medical journals and proceedings, and featured in more than 1,000 television, radio, magazine, and newspaper reports—including ABC’s 20/20, CNN Headline News, Fox News, the New York Times, Washington Post, Newsweek, Wall Street Journal, and Time magazine.
Dr. Schneider is board-certified in preventive medicine, is a certified specialist in clinical hypertension, and a Fellow of the American College of Cardiology. He did his postgraduate training in internal medicine and hypertension at the University of Michigan Medical School. He has been a consultant to numerous government agencies, including to the National Institutes of Health, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, the Presidential Commission on Complementary and Alternative Medicine, and the U.S. Congress’ Prevention Coalition. Dr. Schneider is a frequent lecturer on natural health care at medical centers and professional societies on four continents.

Currently, Dr. Schneider is the director of the NIH-funded Institute for Natural Medicine and Prevention; and professor of physiology and health at Maharishi University of Management, in Fairfield, Iowa.



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Dr. Robert H. Schneider, M.D.
is one of the world’s leading authorities on scientific, natural approaches for heart disease and other cardiovascular risk factors.

Robert H. Schneider