Triad Sci Tech Lecture Series presents founder of Healing Seekers, Amy Greeson talking about "Exploring the World for Novel Medicinal Compounds and for Education"

Forsyth Tech Community College is pleased to announce that Healing Seeker’s Founder, Amy Greeson, will speak on “Exploring the World for Novel Medicinal Compounds and for Education.”

A pharmacist (of 25 years), Amy is also an educator, lecturer, writer and world traveler who is most at home at the crossroads between modern medicine and the healing traditions of indigenous cultures.

She has traveled extensively to study indigenous healing methods and plant based medicine, having led expeditions to the Amazon and Andes, Ecuador, Madagascar, Papua New Guinea and Republic of the Congo.  Additional travels to regions in Peru, Belize, Costa Rica, Bolivia, Guatemala, and Mexico have furthered her study and research with herbal and botanical medicine.

Amy is a 1990 graduate of UNC-Chapel Hill School of Pharmacy, where she served as President of the UNC-CH Pharmacy School’s Academy of Students of Pharmacy (the student branch of the American Pharmaceutical Association) and was awarded one of the prestigious National Pharmacy Internships in Research and Development at Burroughs Welcome Pharmaceutical Company. 

She founded and presently serves as the CEO of Natural Discoveries, Inc., a natural products discovery research organization specializing in bringing new medicinal plants and compounds to organizations for development as commercial products in the pharmaceutical, nutraceutical, cosmeceutical and cosmetics industries. http://natdiscov.com/

Registration: 

The event is free, but you must register to reserve a seat.

To register for this event, contact Mary Flournoy at 336.757.3812 or mflournoy@forsythtech.edu or Russ Read at 336.734.7651 or rread@forsythtech.edu

Directions/parking: 

The Oak Grove Center is on Forsyth Tech’s main campus at 2100 Silas Creek Parkway.  Enter campus by turning left on to Miller Street and go to the end of the street. Turn left on to Oak Grove Road and then turn right at the next street.  You will see a large building on your left (Oak Grove Center) and parking is located in Lots CC1, CC2 and CC3.  Map link here