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Monday, October 12, 2020

5:00 PM  6:00 PM

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October 12, 2020 

Integrative medicine is the latest buzzword in health care. Many Ayurvedic students enter school with an existing medical license. Discover how Western-licensed health professionals, such as doctors and psychologists, have integrated Ayurveda into their health care services.

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Presenter 1: MD and Ayurveda

Aparna Dandekar, DO, CAP Aparna Dandekar, DO, CAP, is a family physician trained in three medical traditions: Western (allopathic) medicine, osteopathy, and Ayurveda. Currently, she integrates these three disciplines in her practice at the Sutter’s Institute for Health and Healing in San Francisco, California.

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Presenter 2: Psychiatrist/Psychologist and Ayurveda

Mary Vaishnavi Roberson, PhD, CAP

Mary Vaishnavi Roberson, PhD, CAP, has practiced and studied the Vedic sciences since 1975. Her professional titles include medical technologist, clinical psychologist, Certified Ayurvedic Practitioner, and Vedic Counselor. A lifelong student, practitioner, and teacher, she is currently pursuing certification in Vedic astrology.

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Presenter 3: Other Western Licenses and Ayurveda

Rucha Kelkar, BAMS, AD, PT, DPT

Rucha Kelkar, BAMS, AD, PT, DPT, owns Ayurbliss – Ayurveda, Physical Therapy and Yoga Integrative Wellness Center. Dr. Kelkar is an accomplished clinician, educator, speaker, and writer. She is a faculty member at leading Ayurvedic schools and has presented at multiple national Ayurvedic conferences.


  • 5:00 P.M. PACIFIC | 6:00 P.M. MOUNTAIN | 7:00 P.M. CENTRAL | 8:00 P.M. EASTERN

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