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AIHM Wellness Webinar ~ Nishi Bhopal, MD
October 23, 2020 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm PDT
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SPEAKER: Nishi Bhopal, MD
The COVID-19 pandemic has led to unprecedented changes in our lives, including disruptions of sleep and circadian rhythm. Rest and good quality sleep are vital to physical and mental wellbeing. Dr. Bhopal will be discussing the fundamentals of sleep science and the circadian rhythm, the effects of the pandemic on sleep, and strategies to optimize sleep quality using an integrative approach.
SPEAKER BIO: Dr. Bhopal is triple board certified in Psychiatry, Sleep Medicine, and Integrative Holistic Medicine. She graduated from the University College Cork School of Medicine, completed her Psychiatric residency at Henry Ford Health System, and a fellowship in Sleep Medicine at Harvard Medical School. She has also received training through the Maharishi Ayurveda Association of America and the Integrative Psychiatry Institute.
Having grown up in an Indian family in Canada and lived in several different countries, Dr. Bhopal understands what it means to be multicultural and is attuned to the unique challenges faced by immigrants and ex-pats. She’s also a meditator and brings her experiences with yoga and meditation into clinical practice, blending the best of ancient wisdom and modern medicine.
Dr. Bhopal is the founder of IntraBalance Integrative Psychiatry & Sleep in San Francisco and is a founding member of the SameHere Psych Alliance, a global initiative to reduce the stigma around mental health. She’s on a mission to make mental wellness and the science of sleep easy to understand and accessible to all.