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Greg Sperber

Biography

Dr. Greg Sperber is currently a practitioner of Chinese medicine and host of Sperb’s Herbs Podcasts. Previously, he has been Vice Provost at Bastyr University California, Dean of the College of Eastern Medicine at Southern California University of Health Sciences, clinical chair and director of clinical services at Pacific College of Oriental Medicine, San Diego (PCOM), and a clinical supervisor and professor at several colleges and universities. He is co-author of Integrative Pharmacology, Combining Modern Pharmacology with Integrative Medicine and Playing the Game, A Step-by-Step Approach to Accepting Insurance as an Acupuncturist. Dr. Sperber received a masters and doctor of acupuncture and Oriental medicine from PCOM, San Diego, a medical degree from Flinders University of South Australia, and a master of business administration from National University. He has been a past president of the California State Oriental Medical Association and has spoken at many conferences about Chinese medicine, business, drug-herb interactions, pharmacology, and ethics and professionalism.

Live Events with Greg Sperber


September 26, 2021

Treating Alzheimer's and Dementia with Chinese Medicine

Greg Sperber
Greg Sperber
 

Treating Alzheimer's and Dementia with Chinese Medicine

with Greg Sperber

September 26, 2021

1pm PDT, 4pm EDT

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Overview

5.5 million Americans have Alzheimer’s disease. Currently, considered the 6th most common cause of death in the United States, but according to the National Institute of Health, it should be ranked third. While the most common form of dementia, there are lots of different types other than Alzheimer’s. This course will examine these dementias from both biomedical and Chinese points of view, and discuss Chinese medical diagnostics and therapeutics. Often biomedical treatment involves pharmaceuticals with adverse drug reactions. Chinese medicine can help treat and support patients with dementia. Participants will leave with a real-world approach to treating these conditions.



Outline

  • September 26, 2021 - 1pm PDT, 4pm EDT (2 hrs)
    Introduction
    Discuss Western medical diagnosis of Alzheimer's and other dementias
    Discuss Western medical treatment of Alzheimer's and other dementias
    Discuss the Chinese medical diagnosis of Alzheimer's and other dementias
    Discuss the Chinese medical treatment of Alzheimer's and other dementias

Your Teacher

Greg Sperber

Greg Sperber

Dr. Greg Sperber is an author and also holds a Masters and Doctor of Acupuncture and Oriental Medicine from Pacific College of Oriental Medicine. He is a professor at PCOM and speaks internationally on TCM business and drug-herb interactions.

October 24, 2021

Protecting Yourself Through Proper Charting

Greg Sperber
Greg Sperber
 

Protecting Yourself Through Proper Charting

with Greg Sperber

October 24, 2021

1pm PDT, 4pm EDT

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Overview

This course looks at how to do a proper chart and examines some of the common mistakes made when charting. Based on the instructor’s experience with medical charting and over 12 years of clinical supervising, seeing all the mistakes and studying what makes a great chart. In addition, this course will discuss medicolegal aspects of SOAP notes as well as the SOAPE note. This course is a must take for anyone who wishes to protect themselves legally as well as give the best care to their patients.



Outline

  • October 24, 2021 - 1pm PDT, 4pm EDT (2 hrs)
    Subjective topics
    Objective topics
    Assessment topics
    Plan topics

Your Teacher

Greg Sperber

Greg Sperber

Dr. Greg Sperber is an author and also holds a Masters and Doctor of Acupuncture and Oriental Medicine from Pacific College of Oriental Medicine. He is a professor at PCOM and speaks internationally on TCM business and drug-herb interactions.

October 31, 2021

Why (Not How) Herbs Work

Greg Sperber
Greg Sperber
 

Why (Not How) Herbs Work

with Greg Sperber

October 31, 2021

1pm PDT, 4pm EDT

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Overview

We generally know how herbs work either from Chinese or scientific theory or a combination of both. But why do they work? What in the history of plants, animals, and evolution created the benefits of these healthy little bundles? This lecture will examine these questions, in a mind-opening and scientific (but not overwhelming) approach, by exploring Gaia theory, hormesis and xenohormesis, planetary autopoiesis, DNA and epigenetics, and Plant–Human Coalitions. This will be a logical and philosophical exploration of herbs, why and how co-evolution has played a role in their effectiveness.



Outline

  • October 31, 2021 - 1pm PDT, 4pm EDT (2 hrs)
    Introduction
    Gaia Theory
    Plant-Human Coalitions
    Hormesis and Xenohormesis
    Implications and Summary

Your Teacher

Greg Sperber

Greg Sperber

Dr. Greg Sperber is an author and also holds a Masters and Doctor of Acupuncture and Oriental Medicine from Pacific College of Oriental Medicine. He is a professor at PCOM and speaks internationally on TCM business and drug-herb interactions.

Courses by Greg Sperber


9 Drugs and 10 Herbs to Worry About
9 Drugs and 10 Herbs to Worry About
Greg Sperber
Greg Sperber
Drug-Herb Interactions - Course 1
Drug-Herb Interactions - Course 1
Greg Sperber
Greg Sperber
Drug-Herb Interactions - Course 2
Drug-Herb Interactions - Course 2
Greg Sperber
Greg Sperber
Drug-Herb Interactions - Course 3
Drug-Herb Interactions - Course 3
Greg Sperber
Greg Sperber
Protecting Yourself Through Proper Charting
Protecting Yourself Through Proper Charting
Greg Sperber
Greg Sperber
Seven Steps to Avoid Herb-Drug Interactions
Seven Steps to Avoid Herb-Drug Interactions
Greg Sperber
Greg Sperber
Sperb's Herbs - Course 1
Sperb's Herbs - Course 1
Free
Greg Sperber
Greg Sperber
The Five Elements of Acupuncture Medical Ethics
The Five Elements of Acupuncture Medical Ethics
Greg Sperber
Greg Sperber

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