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Leaky Gut and It's Relationship to Food Sensitivity

  • Friends Meeting House 4500 Kensington Ave Richmond, Va US (map)

by Joel E. Backer, M.D., F.A.C.O.G.

7:00 p.m., lecture; 6:00 p.m., potluck supper
$3.00 non-members

Please bring a dish to share and list of ingredients, serving utensil and your own place setting and beverage.

Dr. Backer is a Board Certified GYN here in Richmond, and also practices Functional and Integrative Medicine. He is pleased to announce the opening of his new women’s health clinic in the Richmond Medical Park. Westhampton Health & Wellness, located at 2000 Bremo Road in Suite 205A, offers a comprehensive menu of medical and aesthetic services. “Westhampton Health & Wellness is dedicated to treating the whole woman,” Backer said. “We believe and respect the mind-body connection. It’s about understanding what ails you. It’s about listening to how you feel – and developing a comprehensive and non-invasive treatment plan to help you take on life and live it fully.” Backer, a 1996 graduate of the Medical College of Virginia in Richmond and fellow of the American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists, made his career in keeping women as healthy as possible, from the inside out. “The most important aspect of health is prevention,” Backer said. “Women must be happy with themselves, comfortable in how they look, and living healthy lifestyles in order to maximize health.” They also must be in tune with what’s going on with their whole body, and not just the symptom of an ailment. “I’m from Richmond,” Backer said, “and it’s exciting to bring my family back here and help women take control of their health and well being.” For more information about Westhampton Health & Wellness, visit, call 804.285.0510 or email . Awards: Patients' Choice Award (2010 - 2011)

Compassionate Doctor Recognition (2010 - 2011)

For information and reservations, call 344-4356 by Friday January 10th or email 

Later Event: January 23
Dinner at the Phoenix Garden