Open Dialogue: Politics, Moods & Prayers for 2009

December 17th, 2008David Silver, M.D., M.P.H.Host: Barry Erdman

About the Presentation

A month after our national elections, what do we understand and believe about the state of our country in relation to the world and our selves now? This session will give us all a chance to get better acquainted and share our hearts and minds on topics of importance to each of us.

About the Presenter

David Silver, M.D., M.P.H is a medical doctor and international consultant who is currently working locally as a medical advocate for people with health challenges.

David graduated from Cornell University and the State University of New York Upstate Medical Center, and has practiced Emergency Medicine in the Denver metro area for 26 years. He was a founder of one of Colorado’s first holistic health centers, Wellspring, Partners in Health. David is an assistant clinical professor at the University of Colorado Medical School, and teaches public health at the CU Boulder campus. He currently serves on the Clinical Bio-medical Advisory Committee at Boulder Community Hospital.

With a growing interest in the health problems of the world’s poor, he completed his master’s in public health degree (MPH) through Loma Linda University. He has worked as a technical advisor for health projects in Vietnam, Guatemala, West Bank/Gaza, India, Kenya and Uganda.

David believes that one’s “attitude” is perhaps the most important asset contributing to a person’s sense of well-being in wealthy countries like the US. Despite the fact that illness and accidents are always part of life, true healing is always just around the corner for those open to its discovery.

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