Connecting Modern Medicine to Traditional Healing: Dr. Cheo Torres at TEDxABQ
Since he was a boy growing up on the border of Texas and Mexico, Dr. Torres has been fascinated by the folk traditions of Mexico and of his Mexican-American roots. Both of his parents were versed in aspects of herbal lore and healing, and as he matured, they taught him to love and respect the history and folk knowledge of the ancient art of curanderismo, or traditional healing. Currently a VP of Student Affairs at the University of New Mexico, he’s never forgotten his love for the traditions of his childhood, and students come from around the world to take his summer class on those healing arts.
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