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Medicine in our Backyard with Miki Purnell, MD

Let Food Be Your Medicine

Medicine in our Backyard

 The Newport Beach Public Library Foundation in collaboration with UCI Health is pleased to present the 2022-2023 season of Medicine in Our Backyard featuring an extraordinary group of renowned doctors and researchers speaking on a wide range of topics. The UCI doctors present the latest studies and newest technologies in an engaging online forum. This series is funded in part by the generosity of long time Newport Beach Public Library Foundation members Mike and Polly Smith

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 Let Food Be Your Medicine

Miki Purnell, MD

Family and Integrative Health, Susan Samueli Integrative Health Institute, UCI Medicine

Monday, September 26, 2022, 7:00pm



 It’s clear that nutrition plays a significant role in your weight and energy levels but does what you eat really affect your overall health? Dr. Miki Purnell, a board-certified UCI Health specialist in family medicine and integrative health at the Susan Samueli Integrative Health Institute, views food as medicine. She will explain the connection between nutritious food and mindful eating that can lead to a healthier lifestyle.


 Event details and RSVP Information: 

  • Location: Friends Room - Newport Beach Public Library  
  • Doors open 6:30pm
  • Presentation followed by Q&A

 Questions? Contact Director of Programs Kunga Wangmo-Upshaw or 949-717-3818.

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