Food Safety: Open Invite For Forum

I’m glad to see that the Beijing Healthcare Forum is continuing to offer the occasional free lecture to the public. I’ve been invited back to their next meeting on July 18th at 8 pm, to discuss food safety. All are invited! Here’s their invite with details:

Food Safety in China, a talk with Dr. Richard Saint Cyr
United Family Health Group Director, Clinical Marketing and Communications
Date: Wednesday 2012.07.18
Time: 8:00pm, come early for food, drinks and more networking
Location: Moment Cafe, Sanlitun SOHO B1-525 (Building #5)
(From the main entrance opposite of YaShow, go down the stairs, follow the river and make the first turn on your left.)
Call us if you get lost: 1355-2756-227

About this talk:
It seems that there’s a new food safety scandal every day in the headlines. What can we do to protect ourselves? As a family medicine doctor living and working in China for over five years, Dr. Cyr offers tips on healthy eating practices at home, at the market, and in restaurants. The talk will also review the major food safety scandals from the last few years.

Speaker’s Bio
Dr. Richard Saint Cyr is a family medicine doctor from the U.S. He completed a bachelor’s degree in English at Columbia University (New York) before turning his interests to the medical field. He received his medical degree from Saint Louis University School of Medicine (USA) and his Family Medicine specialty certification from the University of California, San Francisco program at Sutter Santa Rosa Medical Center. In February 2007, he moved to Beijing and now sees patients at Beijing United Family Hospital. He is also the Group Director of Marketing and Communications for United Family Healthcare in China.

Dr Saint Cyr also has a large media presence in Beijing, and his wellness blog ( is the most popular expat medical Web site in China. He is also the featured health columnist for Beijingkids magazine and has a weekly interview on CRI Radio’s Beijing Hour. He also has a popular microblog on Weibo at

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