February 5, 2010
9:30am - 2:00pm
The Westin Mission Hills Resort & Spa
71-333 Dinah Shore Drive
Rancho Mirage, CA 92270
Matilde Parente, MD is a physician, biomedical consultant and author. She completed undergraduate studies at Duke University and received her medical degree from the University of California, San Francisco. After post-graduate training in New York City and San Francisco, Dr. Parente joined the desert's medical community in 1990 at John F. Kennedy Memorial Hospital and the medical staff at Eisenhower Medical Center in 1993. She is board-certified in anatomic and clinical pathology as well as holistic medicine.
Her popular presentations to community, corporate and professional groups offer entertaining and educational expertise about a wide range of topics related to health, nutrition, wellness and natural science. Last year, she inaugurated the Indian Wells Golf Resort's first cultural program with the popular series, Breakfast and Birthstones. Parente's articles and reviews appear in two international publications of the Gemological Institute of America, Gems and Gemology and The Loupe.
In 2009, Dr. Parente brought together her interests in wellness, wine and writing with the publication of a science-based health booklet, Resveratrol: Living Long, Living Well (Woodland Publishing).
During quieter moments, Matilde enjoys bicycling, swimming, outdoor trekking and culinary adventures. She blogs about wine, food, travel and charity at www.winewomenpsp.blogspot.com.
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