Integrative Medicine Pharmacotherapy for the Treatment of Depression

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Dr. Lex Denysenko graduated from the University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine. He completed residency training in Psychiatry at Montefiore Medical Center in the Bronx, NY, and a fellowship in Psychosomatic Medicine at Thomas Jefferson University Hospital. He is currently on faculty at Thomas Jefferson University Hospital Department of Psychiatry, and is the principal investigator of a clinical trial studying alpha lipoic acid as a treatment for depression.


Overall Goals and Objectives:

1. Identify recent advances in integrative medical care and discuss their application to clinical practice.

2. Describe the latest data on complementary and alternative medical therapies that could improve patient outcomes.

3. Discuss core integrative medicine topics that patients frequently ask physicians about.

Presentation: 49 minutes

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Flyer-Lex Denysenko, MD