Take Charge of Your Health and Wellness
|Physical participation only. Please register in advance to reserve your seat.|
Have you neglected your personal health as you focus on work, family, and life in general? Leave your laptop behind. Join this in-person-only event to learn how to take charge of your personal health and wellness and thrive. And practice your IRL social skills with a follow-on networking reception, including a delicious, vegan, organic juice – Bio – and wine, beer, and other soft drinks, as well as appetizers in the elegant Reverie Saigon hotel.
Learn from recognized healthcare and wellness experts how to strengthen your overall physical and mental health, and well-being and immune system – including through physical fitness, physical therapy, and nutrition.
And come prepared with questions for our expert panelists: Family Medical Group General Practitioner Dr. Jane Li; Saigon Psychology Group Psychologist Dr. Astrid Matarrita; American Chiropractic Clinic Founder and CEO Dr. Wade Brackenbury; and Yukino Foods’ CEO and Director Dr. Ryu Trento.
This event was coordinated by AmCham Vietnam’s Healthcare and Women in Leadership Committees.
|4:00 PM||Welcome guests|
|4:30 PM||Panel discussion with Q&A|
|6:00 PM||Reception/networking session|
|7:30 PM||Event concludes|
AmCham Members: VND 750,000 | Non-members: VND 900,000
|Reservations/cancellations must be received by 24 hours before the event, and must be made on-line or by email. We are unable to accept reservations/cancellations by telephone.|
|Dr. Jane Shadwell-Li
Family Medical Practice Vietnam
Dr. Jane is a graduate of her native New York’s Stony Brook Medical School, and completed her residency in internal medicine at Long Island’s North Shore University Hospital, after which she worked for two years at an outpatient clinic in Washington D.C. Arriving in Vietnam in the year 2000, she began with us in 2002 while also serving the U.S. Consulate’s health units. She now practices full time with FMP.
One of the medical center’s longest-serving general practitioners, Dr. Jane deals with a broad variety of treatments, conditions and diseases—taking particular interest in the fields of dermatology and infectious diseases. Enjoying the challenge of being the first “detective on the scene” even after 20 years in medicine, Dr. Jane is frequently called upon to present health talks on a wide range of issues such as health screening, breast cancer, occupational health and skin cancer.
Dr. Astrid Matarrita
Psychologist, Saigon Psychology & Co
Dr. Astrid is a Clinical Psychologist and Couples Counseling with +10 years of experience exclusively in Private Practice. Astrid is the vice-chair of Amcham’s Women in Leadership Committee.
Her practice as a Psychotherapist has always been influenced by the concept of seeking growth through rethinking and challenging society’s paradigms and doctrines.
Astrid is an advocate for both women empowerment and personal agency. Working towards the substantial efforts we are each responsible for individually, in order to reach our full potential in connection to our need for the support, experience and influence of a like-minded community. Learn more at www.saigonpsychology.com.
|Dr. Wade Brackenbury
CEO, American Chiropractic Clinic of Chiropractic America (ACC)
Dr. Wade specialize in chiropractic and acupuncture. He has practiced in the US, Malaysia, Hong Kong and Thailand. With more than 25 years working experiences in Chiropractic treatment, he will share how to keep your spine and body healthy while working at a desk and some rules for staying healthy with WFH. Learn more at Dr. Wade Brackenbury – ACC English.
|Dr. Ryu Trento
CEO & Director, YUKINO Foods Japan
Dr. Ryu Trento is CEO of TFO Group, a 3rd generation Japan family office private investment fund and portfolio enterprise established in 1946 and focused on agricultural production of natural & healthy foods, retail and F&B, wellness and aesthetics, e-sports, technology, education, and real estate. He is also CEO & Director of YUKINO Foods Japan, a pioneer in organic living and wellness, operating in 40 countries worldwide. He was previously Executive Director of Investments at TAEL Partners, a top 3 private equity fund headquartered in Singapore. Earlier, he held General Management and Country Manager positions at Novartis AG in Europe, Japan, China over 10 years. Before his medical stint as a Specialty clinician in oncology, he was an M&A and private equity specialist at Credit Suisse Group in Switzerland and New York.
A Japanese & U.S. national, he has advanced degrees from M.I.T., Harvard College, Harvard Business School, and Harvard Medical School. He serves as a Board Director advising Harvard University HAA and leading private family business enterprises in Southeast Asia and Japan.
Executive Director, AmCham Vietnam
Mary Tarnowka joined AmCham Vietnam as Executive Director in August 2019. She continues to carry out AmCham’s long-term mission to strengthen the U.S.-Vietnam trade and investment partnership and serve as the “voice of American business” in Vietnam, established when it was founded informally just after the trade embargo was lifted in 1994. Under her leadership, AmCham Vietnam has been revitalized. It is one of the largest, diverse, and inclusive foreign business associations in Vietnam. Its network of active committees and extensive range of events provide members valuable opportunities for professional networking, business intelligence, advocacy, and business promotion. AmCham strives to be the most strategic and influential business association in Vietnam – that drives innovation and sustainable growth and helps its members succeed. A community you want to join!
Mary is an international trade and economic expert with decades of experience managing organizations and policy advocacy in Asia. Prior to joining AmCham, Mary served as the U.S. Consul General in Ho Chi Minh City. As a career diplomat and member of the Senior Foreign Service, Mary has served throughout the Indo-Pacific region, including postings in Seoul, Delhi, Shanghai, and Taipei, as well as at the State Department’s China Desk and the Office of the U.S. Trade Representative. Before joining the State Department, Mary worked as a CPA and Tax Manager at KPMG’s San Francisco Office. Mary also serves as a Director on the Board of VinaCapital GS Energy.