Founder and Medical Director of Scripps Center for Integrative Medicine Named 2011 Inner IDEA Inspiration Award Recipient
Founder and Medical Director of Scripps Center for Integrative Medicine
Named 2011 Inner IDEA Inspiration Award Recipient
Mimi Guarneri, MD, FACC to accept award
at the 6th annual Inner IDEA® Conference.
San Diego – September 26, 2011 –Mimi Guarneri will be among like-minded wellness professionals when she is honored as the Inner IDEA Inspiration Award Recipient on Friday, October 7, at the 2011 Inner IDEA Conference, a community of the most dedicated and visionary presenters, instructors and practitioners in the mind-body-spirit health arena. The presentation will take place during the Welcome Reception Ceremonies from 7-8:30 PM at the Hilton La Jolla Torrey Pines Hotel in La Jolla, California.
Board-certified in cardiology, internal medicine, nuclear medicine and holistic medicine, Dr. Guarneri is the founder and medical director of the Scripps Center for Integrative Medicine. After graduating at the top of her class from SUNY Medical Center in New York, Guarneri served her internship and residency at Cornell Medical Center, where she later became chief medical resident. She served cardiology fellowships at both New York University Medical Center and Scripps Clinic. Dr. Guarneri served as an attending physician in interventional cardiology at Scripps Clinic, where she placed thousands of coronary stents.
Dr. Guarneri has authored several articles that have appeared in professional journals. She is also the author of The Heart Speaks, a poignant collection of stories from heart patients who have benefited from integrative medicine approaches. The Heart Speaks and her clinical work have been featured on NBC Today and PBS’s To the Contrary and Full Focus. In her book Dr. Guarneri takes the reader on a journey of the heart – exploring the emotional heart, able to be crushed by loss; the intelligent heart, with a nervous system all its own; and the spiritual heart, which yearns for a higher purpose. With groundbreaking new research and unparalleled experience, Dr. Guarneri skillfully weaves the science and drama of the heart’s unfolding. Her work was also featured in a two-part PBS documentary, The New Medicine.Most recently, she was elected president of the American Board of Integrative and Holistic Medicine.
The Inner IDEA Conference will feature more than 100 sessions on the hottest topics and programs in Pilates, yoga, and wellness areas such as tai chi and qigong, Nia®, GYROTONIC® exercise, mindfulness and meditation, nutrition, research, preventive medicine, and wellness business and career development.
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