Cheryl Houston, PhD, RD, LD, FAND, CHES will inform attendees at this year’s Women’s Health Symposium on “Developing a Whole-Hearted Practice for Patient Well-Being.” In this lecture, she will discuss evidence-based findings linking well-being to health and disease. She will explain the role of integrative practices on inflammation, pain and pain management.
In addition, Dr. Houston will summarize the role of integrative practices on reducing anxiety and depression and improving quality of life, while also identifying ways to promote holistic health approaches in the chiropractic practice setting.
Dr. Houston earned her bachelor’s degree in nutritional sciences from Cornell University in 1981, as well as her master’s in medical dietetics in 1990 and a PhD in health services research in 2001, both from St. Louis University.
With over two decades of experience in the health sciences field, Dr. Houston has worked at numerous universities in the St. Louis area. She’s been with Logan University since 2015, having served as program director for the Doctorate of Health Professions Education & HPE Residency Program. Currently, Dr. Houston is a consultant and adjunct professor at Logan.
She has completed her Quality Scorecard and Matters Rubric certifications, as well as her Online Learning Consortium in instructional design. Dr. Houston is a certified health education specialist, a licensed dietitian in the state of Missouri, and a registered dietitian. She is also certified in family and consumer sciences.
The 2nd Annual Women’s Health Symposium is presented by Logan University in conjunction with the American Chiropractic Association Council on Women’s Health. This year’s event will be on-demand October 17 through December 18, 2020. Learn more and register here.