Session Title: The brain-gut vagina axis
Speaker: Betsy Greenleaf, Dr., The Pelvic Floor Store
Watch the session: https://app.knowmia.com/ita0
Session description: You may have heard about the gut-brain axis but did you know there is a brain, gut, VAGINA connection? Scientists know that we are not alone. It is the tiny organisms that make up our microbiomes that have a tremendous impact on our mood, health, fertility, and even libido. Discover the secrets of the brain, gut, vagina axis.
Bio: Dr. Betsy A.B. Greenleaf, DO, FACOOG (Distinguished), FACOG, FPMRS, FAAOPM, MBA Premier women’s health expert, a best-selling author, entrepreneur, inventor, and business leader specializing in female pelvic medicine and reconstructive surgery for over 20 years, Dr. Greenleaf, is a trailblazer as the first female in the United States to become board certified in Urogynecology. She possesses a professional reputation that has led to her being sought after by medical societies, associations, and corporations to provide lectures, teaching, and advanced training. In 2018, she was honoured with the distinguished fellow of the American College of Osteopathic Obstetrics and Gynecology for her service and dedication to the field. She holds committee positions on many national women’s health organizations. She is a board examiner for the American Osteopathic Board of Obstetrics and Gynecology. She serves as a spokesperson for the American Osteopathic Association, with her quotes appearing in many major media outlets. She was recently awarded the Future of Healthcare Impact Award at the prestigious Mindshare Summit 2021 for her TED-like talk on the brain-gut-vagina connection. She is the owner of Greenleaf Health & Wellness, CEO of The Pelvic Floor Store, an online store dedicated to finding reliable pelvic health products. She manages a blog at drbetsygreenleaf.com, and she is the host of Some Of Your Parts Podcast, dedicated to women’s wellness and the notion that “ you are greater than the sum of your parts.” and BODY MIND SPIRIT podcast that focuses on the trinity of total health. She is the best-selling co-author of You Were Made To Be Unstoppable. She will host The Happy Vagina Summit, a pelvic health summit, from June 9-12, 2022. She is also currently writing a book on pelvic health called The Happy Vagina Diet. Dr. Greenleaf takes a holistic body-mind-spirit approach to healing and wellness. She believes many of the answers to a healthy life are found within. She views her role in life as your wellness guide. Triple Board Certified: Obstetrics and Gynecology from the American Board of Osteopathic Obstetrics and Gynecology Female Pelvic Medicine and Reconstructive Surgery from the American Board of Osteopathic Obstetrics and Gynecology Procedural Medicine and Aesthetics from the American Association of Procedural Medicine Business Training MBA with a concentration in Strategic Management from the Fox School of Business, Temple University Class of 2020 MS in Strategic Management, Innovation, and Entrepreneurship Candidate currently Mission Statement: - Empowering individuals to find health & wellness through self-discovery and education. - Bringing the subject of pelvic health to the forefront through open dialogue and education.