Sunday, January 3, 2010

Tea & Chocolate at Touro Unviversity - January 20th

NevBio will be hosting a tasting of tea and chocolate along with a short lecture on the health benefits of green tea on Jan. 20th at Touro University. Andy Laub, Founder of Farmers Market Tea Co. and a Level III Tea Master from the Specialty Tea Institute will be giving the presentation which is based on a number of clinical studies on the health benefits of green tea.

Touro is one of the top medical schools in Nevada. In 2008 Touro University made history with the largest medical school graduating class in Nevada. The 76 students graduating with Doctor of Osteopathy degrees from the College of Osteopathic Medicine began their studies when Touro University Nevada was established in 2004. Touro University Nevada is part of Touro College, a private, non-profit, Jewish-sponsored institution. Touro’s mission is to provide quality educational programs in the fields of health care and education in concert with the Judaic commitment to social justice, intellectual pursuit, and service to humanity.

Andy Laub has given lectures on the health benefits of tea to the Scripps Center for Integrative Medicine and for the Masters of Integrative Health program at National University. He has served tea for the "Zen and Art of Non-Doing" calligraphy courses taught by internationally recognized Zen philosopher and artist, Alok Hsu Kwan-han. He is a contributing editor to "The Perfect Formula Diet" a plant -based diet book based on more than 1,000 scientific studies, written by Janice Stanger Ph. D. He is certified in Thought Field Therapy and currently through Level II of Healing Touch training.

Andy was also the treasurer for VCAT, a company that managed Native American Gaming and Southwest Gas, a Las Vegas-based utility. He is currently a consultant to Native American gaming operations. (Pictured is Andy Laub and John Laub)

The Tea & Chocolate Tasting will be from 5 PM to 7 PM at Touro University located at 874 American Pacific Drive in Henderson. Tours of the medical school will be available.
Andy Laub will be making his presentation at 6 PM. There will be a charge of $10. Please RSVP to