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Speaker Spotlight - Bevin Clare

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Bevin will be presenting at the Herbal Medicine Conference 2020 on 11th October at 3.30PM.

She has called her session "Buds, Flowers and Thorns: Gems gathered on practice, teaching and success as a Clinical Herbalist".  She has summarised her session below:

There are many ways of learning, and knowing, as we navigate our paths as herbalists. Join Bevin as she shares some of the gems she has collected from teachers and her experiences over 25 years of teaching and clinical practice. Designed to support the beginner or advanced clinicians and educator, the information shared will be practical in nature and applicable to daily work. Opportunities to share your own gems will be provided, as each one of us brings wisdom to the table. 

Bevin Clare, M.S., R.H., CNS, is a clinical herbalist, nutritionist, author, mother, plant lover, and a Professor at the Maryland University of Integrative Health. As an herbalist and educator, Bevin is the Program Director of the MS in Clinical Herbal Medicine at MUIH, and brings herbs into the lives of many students, clients, and practitioners with her national and international presentations. She holds a MSc in Infectious Disease from the London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine and has studied herbal medicine around the world, blending her knowledge of traditional uses of plants with modern science and contemporary healthcare strategies. She is the author of Spice Apothecary (Storey Books, 2020). Bevin serves on as an adjunct faculty member at the Massachusetts College of Pharmacy and the New York Chiropractic College. She is a board member of the United Plant Savers, a group working to protect at-risk medicinal plants in North America. Bevin is the current President of the American Herbalists Guild where she works to promote clinical herbalism accessibility and professionalism. You can find her musings at and on Facebook and Instagram @spice.herb.wander