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HERstory | Dr. Mylène Huynh
May 13 @ 2:00 pm - 2:30 pm
Dr. Mylène Huynh sits down with MWM President Phyllis Wilson to discuss her service in the United States Air Force, how her childhood in Vietnam during the war impacted her choice to join the Air Force, and how her early exposure to her parent’s medical background influenced her current medical practice.
Dr. Mylène (“Mee-lenn”) Huynh (“Winn”) is board certified in Family Practice and Preventive Medicine with over 20 years experience in integrative health and medical acupuncture. Dr. Huynh’s passion is health and healing with a life mission to promote healthier communities. She is a functional medicine practitioner with special interest and training in clinical nutrition, lifestyle medicine, mindfulness meditation and evidence-based approaches to reversing chronic diseases.
Dr. Huynh obtained both her undergraduate and medical degrees from the University of Virginia in Charlottesville. She completed a 21-year US Air Force career as a flight surgeon, family medicine academic faculty, clinic director, consultant to the USAF Surgeon General on preventive medicine and global health. In addition to TruPoint Health, she serves as an integrative health physician at the Walter Reed National Military Medical Center. Dr. Huynh holds appointment as Adjunct Assistant Professor in the Department of Preventive Medicine and Biometrics at the Uniformed Services University of the Health Sciences in Bethesda, MD.
Presenting Sponsor for The Color of Freedom: Honoring the Diversity of America’s Servicewomen is Comcast NBCUniversal, with additional support from GEICO Military, Northrop Grumman, Tito’s Handmade Vodka and Cerner Corporation.