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Updated: Nov 15, 2019

SOUL Food Salon hosted it's first health panel FEATURING:

Eric Weiss, MD,

Jennifer Miller, MD,

Amanda Bernshteyn, MPH, NC,

Sandee Birdwell, MD

Jeanne Rosner, MD (as moderator)

"Separating the Forest from the Trees" A Panel Discussion on how we might best analyze and maneuver through conflicting messages in the nutrition space

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ERIC L. WEISS, MD Building on years of academic medicine at Stanford University and UCSF, as well as entrepreneurship at several Silicon Valley startups (not to mention being a father of three), Dr. Eric Weiss founded, and now directs, The Village Doctor, a family oriented “concierge medicine” practice in Woodside. From there he continues to be interested in caring for the whole person and the role of complimentary medicine in the pursuit of overall patient health and wellness. Other interests include technology in medicine, nutrition, meditation, and Sacred Heart football.

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JENNIFER A. MILLER, MD A Bay Area native who has had the dream of caring for local patients as a doctor since early in childhood, Dr. Jennifer Miller spent years at Stanford University both studying medicine and successfully founding multiple non-profits including the now largest student run pre-med group at Stanford (S.C.O.P.E.), the Courage Project, several overseas clinics (e.g. Honduras and Dharmasala), the Happiness Science Project, and BeAGoodDoctor.Org. Dr. Miller was subsequently awarded a Fulbright scholarship for these efforts and completed a public health internship in Roatan, Honduras. She has served as an advisor to innovative medical companies and is interested in cutting-edge medical technologies. Clinically, Dr. Miller is especially interested in geriatric vibrancy and believes in integrative medicine and promotion of health as equal to the prevention and treatment of illness. Currently Dr. Miller practices internal medicine at The Village Doctor in Woodside, CA.

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Phone: 650.851.4747 | Fax: 650.851.4343

2979 Woodside Road, Woodside, CA 94062


SANDEE BIRDWELL, MD Sandee is a radiation oncologist, clinical advocate and integrative practitioner. She attended Princeton University and studied Molecular Biology. She went on to Stanford University School of Medicine for her medical degree and then completed a residency in Radiation Oncology at Stanford Hospital. She worked in the department of radiation oncology at Stanford Hospital for 10 years. Most recently Sandee trained to become a clinical advocate while also completing the Dr. Andrew Weil Fellowship in Integrative Medicine at the University of Arizona. As Medical Director of Hartman Hope Clinical Advocacy, Sandee focuses her time as a clinical advocate providing comprehensive help for people with serious or complex conditions who wish to intensively investigate their treatment options.

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AMANDA CLAIRE BERNSHTEYN, MPH, NC Amanda is a nutritionist with a holistic attitude about health. She graduated from the George Washington University School of Public Health and Health Services, with a Bachelor of Science in Exercise Science and a pre-med concentration. To further round out her holistic beliefs, she studied with some of the top public health professionals in the world at The London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine to obtain a Masters degree in Public Health Nutrition, with a concentration in Health Promotion. After continuing to study and spread the word about nutrition, food, and health for several years, Amanda completed a program in Holistic Nutrition at Bauman College in Berkeley, California. Amanda is a Certified Nutrition Consultant practicing in the San Francisco Bay Area. Contact her for one on one nutrition counseling where together you will create an actionable plan individualized for your needs and lifestyle.

Click here to get the salon handouts.

Click here to view a short video of the salon.

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