The pandemic, personal, and national issues have made the current time more stressful than ever. Join Nancy Higbee, APRN and Dr. Latha Chirunomula from Westport Medical and Wellness Center for an informative and interactive discussion on wellness, the various forms of stress, and six pillars of health that can be a focus in managing lifestyle during stressful times. Attendees will come away with practical tools for stress reduction - including lifestyle management, mindfulness and meditation - as well as deep breathing techniques for relaxation.
Nancy Higbee, APRN practiced internal medicine/primary care at a Yale-New Haven Hospital outpatient internal medicine practice for over 10 years. She has also worked in Public Health as a visiting nurse in Manhattan for many years, assisting with medical problems and providing support as well as holistic strategies to treat anxiety and depression which people face daily.
Nancy earned a Master's Degree in Public Administration and a Master of Science Degree as an Adult and Holistic Nurse Practitioner from New York University. She is board certified through the American Academy of Nurse Practitioners and duly licensed as a Nurse Practitioner in New York and Connecticut.
Dr. Latha Chirunomula grew up in Wilton and trained at Yale University and Norwalk Hospital. She is well-versed in traditional allopathic medicine and also employs complementary alternative medicine methods whenever possible, believing that examining the mind-body relationship is important for a variety of conditions. One of the things she is most proud of and grateful for is her clinical work experience in South India and in Trinidad & Tobago, West Indies, along with working in Washington D.C. as well as Northern Virginia. As a result of this background, Dr. Chirunomula carries a more global understanding of the individual and cultural aspects of health care which benefits her patients in achieving their health goals.