We are thrilled to install this marker in Philadelphia, honoring the home and office site of Dr. Hering as one who worked to establish the highest quality of medical care for all.
McLean, VA (PRWEB) November 06, 2015
The National Center for Homeopathy (NCH) and the Pennsylvania Historical & Museum Commission are pleased to announce the dedication of an official state historical marker commemorating the “father of American Homeopathy,” Constantine Hering, MD. The ceremony will take place on Sunday, November 8th at 1:15 PM on the NW corner of 12th and Arch Streets, Philadelphia, PA.
Dr. Hering is a leading figure in the history of medicine in North America. Through his extensive scientific research and unselfish devotion to the advancement of the art of healing through medical education, he helped to establish Philadelphia as the leading American city for both medical care and medical education.
“For the past 41 years, the National Center for Homeopathy has worked to promote public awareness of homeopathic medicine and its history and place within and alongside all medical care and healing arts,” said Ann Jerome, NCH president. “We are thrilled to install this marker in Philadelphia, honoring the home and office site of Dr. Hering who worked to establish the highest quality of medical care for all.”
The dedication ceremony will be attended by several descendants of Dr. Hering and will feature a number of homeopathy industry experts and thought leaders, including:
- Sharlene Goldfischer, MEd, ACC, CPC, ELI-MP, Board Member, National Center for Homeopathy
- Ann Jerome, PhD, CCH, President, National Center for Homeopathy
- J.P. Borneman, PhD, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer, Standard Homeopathic Company and Hyland’s Inc.
- Margaret Graham, MLIS, CA, Managing Archivist, Legacy Center, Drexel University College of Medicine
Members of the press are welcome to participate in this event. Please contact Kate O’Donnell, NCH Interim Director, at kodonnell(at)homeopathycenter(dot)org for more information.
About the National Center for Homeopathy (NCH): Founded in 1974, the National Center for Homeopathy is a 501(c)3 non-profit organization dedicated to promoting health through homeopathy by advancing the use and practice of homeopathy. NCH supports education in, awareness of, and increased access to homeopathy. NCH has the largest, most diverse membership in the homeopathic community and the organization is the national go-to resource for all who are interested in learning about homeopathy. NCH educates consumers and plays an important role in the continuing education of practitioners and is dedicated to making homeopathy more accessible to the public. NCH informs legislators and works to secure homeopathy’s place in the U.S health care system while working to ensure that homeopathy is accurately represented in the media.