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Arizona Center for Integrative Medicine

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Below are the faculty members and speakers committed to the conference. They appear in order of presentation beginning on Monday, March 22.

Get a detailed list of the program here.

Plenary Sessions
Andrew Weil, MD

Founder & Director, Arizona Center for Integrative Medicine, Clinical Professor of Medicine & Public Health, Jones-Lovell Endowed Chair in Integrative Rheumatology, University of Arizona

Alfred Kaszniak, PhD

Head, Dept. of Psychology, Professor of Psychology, Neurology & Psychiatry, University of Arizona

Lewis Mehl-Madrona, MD, PhD. Associate Professor, Dept. of Psychology, Argosy University, Honolulu; Clinical Asst. Professor of Family Medicine, University of Hawaii School of Medicine.
Bernard Beitman, MD Mind-brain Researcher
James Lake, MD Adjunct Clinical Faculty, Stanford Psychiatry and Arizona Center for Integrative Medicine, University of Arizona
Alan Gelenberg, MD Clinical Professor of Psychiatry, University of Wisconsin; Professor Emeritus of Psychiatry, University of Arizona; President & CEO, Healthcare Technology Systems, Madison, WI
Jon Kabat-Zinn, PhD Professor of Medicine Emeritus, Founder, Stress Reduction Clinic & Center for Mindfulness in Medicine, Health Care & Society, University of Massachusetts Medical School
Richard Davidson, PhD William James & Vilas Professor of Psychology & Psychiatry, Director, Waisman Laboratory for Brain Imaging & Behavior, Director, Center for Investigating Healthy Minds, University of Wisconsin-Madison
Esther Sternberg, MD Author, Healing Spaces: The Science of Place and Well-being; Medical Researcher
Joseph Hibbeln, MD Acting Chief, Section on Nutrition Neurosciences, Laboratory of Membrane Biochemistry & Biophysics, National Institute on Alcohol Abuse & Alcoholism
Daniel Siegel, MD Clinical Professor of Psychiatry, Co-Investigator, Center for Culture, Brain, and Development, Co-Director, Mindful Awareness Research Center, UCLA School of Medicine; Executive Director, Mindsight Institute, Los Angeles
Tieraona Low Dog, MD Director of the Fellowship, Arizona Center for Integrative Medicine, Clinical Associate Professor of Medicine, University of Arizona
Scott Shannon, MD Assistant Clinical Professor of Psychiatry, Integrative Health Clinic, University of Colorado Children's Hospital, Denver
Vilayanur Ramachandran, MD, PhD Distinguished Professor, Dept. of Psychology, Director, Center for Brain & Cognition, University of California, San Diego
Victoria Maizes, MD Executive Director, Arizona Center for Integrative Medicine, Associate Professor of Clinical Medicine, Family Medicine & Public Health, University of Arizona
Concurrent Sessions
Charles Popper, MD Clinical Associate in Psychiatry, McLean Hospital, Belmont, MA; Clinical Instructor in Psychiatry, Harvard Medical School
Gulshan Sethi, MD Professor of Surgery, Medical Director of Circulatory Sciences, Director of Clinical Services, Arizona Center for Integrative Medicine, University of Arizona
Jingduan Yang, MD Director, Acupuncture & Chinese Medicine, Jefferson-Mryna Brind Center of Integrative Medicine, Thomas Jefferson University
Marlene Freeman, MD Staff Psychiatrist, Perinatal & Reproductive Psychiatry Clinical Research Program, Massachusetts General Hospital; Lecturer, Dept. of Psychiatry, Harvard Medical School
Kenneth Pelletier, MD, PhD Clinical Professor of Medicine & Public Health, Director, Corporate Health Improvement Program, University of Arizona; Clinical Professor of Medicine and of Psychiatry, UCSF School of Medicine, San Francisco
Daniel Monti, MD Director, Jefferson-Myrna Brind Center of Integrative Medicine, Associate Professor of Psychiatry & Emergency Medicine, Thomas Jefferson University & Hospital
Steven Gurgevich, PhD Clinical Assistant Professor of Medicine, Arizona Center for Integrative Medicine, University of Arizona
Rubin Naiman, PhD Clinical Assistant Professor of Medicine, Arizona Center for Integrative Medicine, University of Arizona; Director, Circadian Health Associates, Tucson
John Norcross, PhD. Distinguished Professor of Psychology, University of Scranton; President, APA Division of Clinical Psychology; Editor, Journal of Clinical Psychology: In Session
Henry Emmons, MD Consulting Psychiatrist, Penny George Institute for Health & Healing, Minneapolis; Community Faculty, Center for Spirituality & Healing, University of Minnesota
Amy Weintraub Author, Yoga for Depression; Founding Director, LifeForce Yoga Healing Institute.
Kathy Matt, PhD Dean, College of Health Sciences, University of Delaware
Pamela Pappas, MD Psychiatrist & classical homeopath, Scottsdale, AZ; Clinical Faculty, American Medical College of Homeopathy
Naomi Lam, MD Integrative Psychiatrist, Osher Center of Integrative Medicine, Assistant Clinical Professor, Dept. of Psychiatry, University of California, San Francisco
Pamela Reed, PhD, RN Professor, College of Nursing, University of Arizona
Mark Gilbert, MD Dir. Mind-Body Med. Group Program., AHSC; Dir. Prof Development & Asst. Dir. Psychosocial Oncology, Arizona Cancer Center, Asst. Prof. Clinical Psychiatry, University of Arizona