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AzCIM Fellowship Faculty: Community of Educators

AzCIM Fellowship Faculty

Community of Educators

The Fellowship has recruited an expert and dedicated faculty from across the many fields related to Integrative Medicine and many institutions. Our faculty includes many of our AzCIM Fellowship Alumni.

Fellowship Interim Director: Hilary McClafferty, MD, FAAP
Assistant Fellowship Director: Ann Marie Chiasson, MD, MPH, CCFP

Expert Educators

Donald Abrams Donald Abrams, MD
UCSF Osher Center for Integrative Medicine; Chief of Hematology and Oncology at San Francisco General Hospital
AzCIM Fellowship Alumni Fellowship Alumni
Areas of Focus: Integrative Oncology
Lisa Alschuler Lise Alschuler, ND
Naturopathic Specialists; Oncology Association of Naturopathic Physicians
Areas of Focus: Naturopathic Medicine, Oncology
Nancy AtonNancy Aton, ND
Private Practice
Areas of Focus: Naturopathic Medicine; women's health; family practice, nutrition, botanicals, lifestyle counseling, home birth
Debra BassDebra Bass, JD, LLM
Private Practice
Areas of Focus: Integrative Medicine Law
Adi BenitoAdi Benito, MD
Princeton Integral Endocrinology
AzCIM Fellowship Alumni Fellowship Alumni
Areas of Focus: Integrative Endocrinology; Internal Medicine; Diabetes; Metabolism
Apple BodemerApple Bodemer, MD
Dermatology - University of Wisconsin, School of Medicine and Public Health
AzCIM Fellowship Alumni Fellowship Alumni
Areas of Focus: Integrative Dermatology
Chodo CampbellChodo Campbell
New York Zen Center for Contemplative Care; Beth Israel Medical Center
Areas of Focus: Contemplative Care
Richard CarmonaRichard Carmona, MD
Former US Surgeon General
Areas of Focus: Preventive Medicine; Politics of Medicine
Ann Marie ChiassonAnn Marie Chiasson, MD, MPH, CCFP
University of Arizona Center for Integrative Medicine
AzCIM Fellowship Alumni Fellowship Alumni
Areas of Focus: Integrative Medicine, Palliative Care, Energy Medicine, Ceremony and Ritual
Carole Cook, MD
Private Practice
AzCIM Fellowship Alumni Fellowship Alumni
Areas of Focus: Women's Health, Integrative Gynecology
Frederick CraigieFrederick Craigie, PhD
Maine-Dartmouth Family Medicine Residency; Community and Family Medicine at Geisel School of Medicine at Dartmouth
Areas of Focus: Spirituality & Health, Psychology, Leadership, Integrative Medical Education
Barbara CrispBarbara Crisp, MArch
Design School Arizona State University
Areas of Focus: Life-Enhancing Environments
Robert CrockerRobert Crocker, MD
University of Arizona Center for Integrative Medicine
AzCIM Fellowship Alumni Fellowship Alumni
Areas of Focus: Integrative Medicine, Business and Practice Models, IM Clinic Planning and Strategies
William DevineWilliam Devine DO
Midwestern University; Arizona College
Areas of Focus: Family Medicine; Neuromusculoskeletal Medicine
Kosin EllisonKosin Ellison, MFA, LMSW, DMIN
New York Zen Center for Contemplative Care; Beth Israel Medical Center
Areas of Focus: Contemplative Care
Hana FeeneyHana Feeney MS, RD
Private Practice
Areas of Focus: Integrative Nutrition; Celiac Disease
Joseph FeuersteinJoseph Feuerstein, MD
Private Practice; Columbia University
AzCIM Fellowship Alumni Fellowship Alumni
Areas of Focus: Integrative Medicine, Practice Models
Jeffrey GladdJeffrey Gladd, MD
Weil Health Network
AzCIM Fellowship Alumni Fellowship Alumni
Areas of Focus: Integrative Medicine, Practice Models
Mindy GreenMindy Green, RA, RH(AHG), MS
American Herbalists Guild, American Botanical Council, American College of Healthcare Sciences, National Association of Holistic Aromatherapists
Areas of Focus: Aromatherapy, Essential Oils, Herbalism
Steven GurgevichSteven Gurgevich, PhD
University of Arizona Center for Integrative Medicine; American Society of Clinical Hypnosis; American Academy of Pain Medicine
Areas of Focus: Mind-Body, Clinical Hypnosis
Kathryn Hamilton RD, PhD
Carol G. Simon Cancer Center at the Morristown Memorial Hospital; College of St. Elizabeth
Areas of Focus: Integrative Nutrition, Oncology
Alex HollandAlex Holland, MAc, LAc
Han University of Traditional Medicine; Arizona School of Acupuncture and Oriental Medicine
Areas of Focus: Acupuncture, Traditional Chinese Medicine
Randy HorwitzRandy Horwitz, MD, PhD
University of Arizona Center for Integrative Medicine
AzCIM Fellowship Alumni Fellowship Alumni
Areas of Focus: Integrative Internal Medicine, Allergy, Autoimmune
Chand KhalsaSiri Chand Khalsa, MD
Private Practice
Areas of Focus: Integrative Medicine, Ayurveda, Integrative Nutrition
David KieferDavid Kiefer, MD
University of Wisconsin-Madison, Department of Family Medicine
AzCIM Fellowship Alumni Fellowship Alumni
Areas of Focus: Integrative Medicine, Dietary Supplements & Botanicals, Integrative Men's Health
Vivian KominosVivian Kominos, MD, FACC
Beth Israel Medical Center, Mount Sinai, Center for Health and Healing
AzCIM Fellowship Alumni Fellowship Alumni
Areas of Focus: Internal medicine; Integrative Cardiology
Saquib MakhaniSaquib Makhani, MD
Sanford Children's Specialty Clinic
AzCIM Fellowship Alumni Fellowship Alumni
Areas of Focus: Pediatrics Clinical Care; Immunobiology; Integrative Pediatrics
Naomi LamNaomi Lam, MD
Department of Psychiatry at U.C. San Francisco
AzCIM Fellowship Alumni Fellowship Alumni
Areas of Focus: Integrative Psychiatry
Roberta LeeRoberta Lee, MD
Banner University Medical Center, American Board of Integrative Medicine
AzCIM Fellowship Alumni Fellowship Alumni
Areas of Focus: Integrative Medicine, Supplements & Botanicals
Dawn LemanneDawn Lemanne, MD, MPH
Private Practice
AzCIM Fellowship Alumni Fellowship Alumni
Areas of Focus: Integrative Oncology
Victoria MaizesVictoria Maizes, MD
University of Arizona Center for Integrative Medicine, American Board of Integrative Medicine
AzCIM Fellowship Alumni Fellowship Alumni
Areas of Focus: Integrative Family Medicine, Women's Health, Fertility, Motivational Interviewing
Nisha ManekNisha Manek, MD, FACP, FRCP (UK)
Kingman Regional Medical Center
AzCIM Fellowship Alumni Fellowship Alumni
Areas of Focus: Integrative Rheumatology
John McBurneyJohn McBurney, MD
The Oregon Clinic
AzCIM Fellowship Alumni Fellowship Alumni
Areas of Focus: Integrative Neurology
Hilary McClaffertyHilary McClafferty, MD
University of Arizona Center for Integrative Medicine, American Academy of Pediatrics, American Board of Integrative Medicine
AzCIM Fellowship Alumni Fellowship Alumni
Areas of Focus: Integrative Pediatric Medicine, Mind-Body Medicine, Integrative Mental Health, Environmental Health, Clinician Health and Wellness
Leslie McGeeLeslie McGee, RN, LAc
Private Practice; Asian Institute of Medical Studies
Areas of Focus: Traditional Chinese Medicine
Rick McKinneyRick McKinney, MD
Osher Center for Integrative Medicine; University of California, San Francisco; SF General Hospital
AzCIM Fellowship Alumni Fellowship Alumni
Areas of Focus: Underserved, Community Health and Integrative Medicine
Ashwin MehtaAshwin Mehta, MD
University of Miami; Integrative Medicine at Sylvester Comprehensive Cancer Center
AzCIM Fellowship Alumni Fellowship Alumni
Areas of Focus: Integrative Medicine, Sleep Health
Daphne MillerDaphne Miller, MD
Berkeley Food Institute; Institute of the Golden Gate, Education Outside; Edible Schoolyard Foundation
AzCIM Fellowship Alumni Fellowship Alumni
Areas of Focus: Integrative Medicine, Practice Models
Denise MillstoneDenise Millstone, MD, BBE
Mayo Clinic, Dept. of Women's Health; American College of Physicians
AzCIM Fellowship Alumni Fellowship Alumni
Areas of Focus: Integrative Internal Medicine, Women's Health, Nutrition, Dietary Supplements
Gerard MullenGerard Mullen, MD, MS
John Hopkins Hospital, Gastroenterology Division
AzCIM Fellowship Alumni Fellowship Alumni
Areas of Focus: Integrative Gastroenterology; Hepatology; Nutrition
Rubin NaimanRubin Naiman, PhD
University of Arizona Center for Integrative Medicine
Areas of Focus: Integrative Psychology, Sleep Health
Esther StenbergBelleruth Naparstek, LISW, BCD
Private Practice: CWRU, SSA. Woodburn Ctr Comm Mental Heath, Cambridge Hospital. Reed Zone Ctr
Areas of Focus: Guided Imagery; Mind-Body Medicine Research; PTSD
Sanford NewmarkSanford Newmark, MD
Department of Pediatrics University of California, SF; Osher Center for Integrative Medicine, Pediatric Integrative Neurodevelopmental Program
AzCIM Fellowship Alumni Fellowship Alumni
Areas of Focus: Integrative Pediatrics; ADHD
Pam PappasPam Pappas, MD, MD(H)
Private Practice; American Board of Integrative Holistic Medicine
AzCIM Fellowship Alumni Fellowship Alumni
Areas of Focus: Homeopathy, Integrative Psychiatry
Premal PatelPremal Patel, MD
Ayurvedic Institute
Areas of Focus: Ayurvedic Medicine, Family Medicine
Joanne PerronJoanne Perron, MD, FACOG
UC San Francisco; ACOG
AzCIM Fellowship Alumni Fellowship Alumni
Areas of Focus: Environmental Health, Reproductive and Women's Health; Physician Wellness
Mark PirtleMark Pirtle, DPT
Sierra Tucson; Miravol Resort; Private Practice
Areas of Focus: Physical Therapy, Pain Management, Mindfulness Meditation
Valencia PorterValencia Porter, MD, MPH
Chopra Center; USCD Center for Integrative Medicine
AzCIM Fellowship Alumni Fellowship Alumni
Areas of Focus: Ayurvedic Medicine, Integrative Medicine
Arti PrasadArti Prasad, MD, FACP
Integrative Medicine, University of New Mexico; Consortium of Academic Health Centers for Integrative Medicine
AzCIM Fellowship Alumni Fellowship Alumni
Areas of Focus: Integrative Medicine, Practice Models
Santosh RaoSantosh Rao, MD
Case University Hospitals Seidman Cancer Center
AzCIM Fellowship Alumni Fellowship Alumni
Areas of Focus: Integrative Oncology
Robert RhodeRobert Rhode, PhD
University of Arizona Center for Integrative Medicine, Arizona State University
Areas of Focus: Behavioral Health, Motivational Interviewing
Shauna ShapiroShauna Shapiro PhD
Santa Clara University
Areas of Focus: Mind-Body Medicine: Mindfulness & Health
Maya Shetreat-KleinMaya Shetreat-Klein, MD
Department of Neurology Albert Einstein College of Medicine; New York Medical College; University of California - San Diego
AzCIM Fellowship Alumni Fellowship Alumni
Areas of Focus: Integrative Neurology; Pediatrics
Esther StenbergEsther Sternberg, MD
University of Arizona Center for Integrative Medicine; UA Institute on Place and Wellbeing
Areas of Focus: Healing Spaces
Elizabeth StrawbridgeElizabeth Strawbridge, MD
Tufts Medical School; Maine Integrative Healing; Family Medicine Residency at Maine Medical Center
AzCIM Fellowship Alumni Fellowship Alumni
Areas of Focus: Integrative Medicine, Pain Management
Paul SynderPaul Snyder, MD
Division of Consultative Medicine, Department of Internal Medicine, Mayo Clinic; Mayo Clinic College of Medicine
AzCIM Fellowship Alumni Fellowship Alumni
Areas of Focus: Preventive Medicine, Integrative Medicine, Practice Models
Ralph Thieme DO, LAc
Falmouth Osteopathy & Acupuncture; Maine Medical Center (MMC)
Areas of Focus:Integrative Medicine, Pain Management, Acupuncture
Lisa WaltersLisa Walters, OTR/L
Pima Medical institute
Areas of Focus: Massage Therapy, Occupational Therapy
Andrew WeilAndrew Weil, MD
University of Arizona Center for Integrative Medicine
Areas of Focus: Integrative Medicine, Mental Wellbeing, Nutrition, Botanical Medicine, Mindfulness-Breathwork
Jingduan YangJingduan Yang, MD, LicAc
Oriental Medicine and Acupuncture program, Jefferson Mryna Brind Center of Integrative Medicine; Thomas Jefferson University Hospital
AzCIM Fellowship Alumni Fellowship Alumni
Areas of Focus: Integrative Medicine, Medical Acupuncture
Michelle ZimmerMichelle Zimmer, MD
Private Practice; Clinical Pediatrics at Cincinnati Children's Hospital Medical Center
AzCIM Fellowship Alumni Fellowship Alumni
Areas of Focus: Integrative Pediatrics; Autism

Educational Contributors

David CannonDavid Cannon, MD
Private Practice
AzCIM Fellowship Alumni Fellowship Alumni
Areas of Focus: Integrative Medicine
Steven ChenSteven Chen, MD
Asian Health Services
AzCIM Fellowship Alumni Fellowship Alumni
Areas of Focus: Integrative Medicine, Underserved
Priscilla AbercrombiePriscilla Abercrombie, RN, NP, PhD, AHN-BC
Osher, UCSF; SF General Hospital (ret.)
AzCIM Fellowship Alumni Fellowship Alumni
Areas of Focus: Integrative Health and Medicine, Women's Health, Pain, Community Health and Underserved
Bridgette BongaardBridgette Bongaard, MD, FACP
Mind Body Institute in the Center of Excellence; NorthEast Internal and Integrative Medicine; Levine Cancer Institute's Executive Council
AzCIM Fellowship Alumni Fellowship Alumni
Areas of Focus: Endocrinologist
Diane ClawsonDiane Clawson, DO
University of New Mexico
AzCIM Fellowship Alumni Fellowship Alumni
Areas of Focus: Osteopathic Manipulation, Integrative Pediatrics
Nathan DaleyNathan Daley, MD, MPH
University of Florida College of Medicine; epic health experience; EcoHolos.org
AzCIM Fellowship Alumni Fellowship Alumni
Areas of Focus: Integrative Medicine; Practice Models
Marsha J. HandelMarsha J. Handel, MLS
Department of Integrative Medicine, Mount Sinai Beth Isreal, Center for Health & Healing
Areas of Focus: Integrative Medical Informatics, Library Sciences
Bettina HerbertBettina Herbert, MD
Jefferson university Hospital; Jefferson-Myrna Brind Center of Integrative Medicine
AzCIM Fellowship Alumni Fellowship Alumni
Areas of Focus: Integrative Pain Management
Jon Kabat-ZinnJon Kabat-Zinn, PhD
UMass Medical School, Center for Mindfulness in Medicine, Health Care, and Society
Areas of Focus: Mind-Body, Mindfulness
Susan KagelSusan Kagel, RN, BSN, HNB-BC, CHTP/I
Canyon Ranch Health and Fitness Resort
Areas of Focus: Energy Medicine - Healing Touch
Evan KligmanEvan Kligman, MD
Private Practice
Areas of Focus: Integrative Medicine, Practice Models
Vasant LadVasant Lad
Ayurvedic Institute
Areas of Focus: Ayurvedic Medicine
Patricia LebensohnPatricia Lebensohn, MD
AzCIM-University of Arizona; Community and Family Medicine, Banner Health, University of Arizona
AzCIM Fellowship Alumni Fellowship Alumni
Areas of Focus: Integrative Family and Community Medicine, Medical Education, Physical Activity
Tieraona Low DogTieraona Low Dog, MD
United States Pharmacopeia; Integrative Medicine Concepts; American Botanical Council
Areas of Focus: Integrative Medicine, Supplements & Botanicals, Women's Health
Russell MalcolmRussell Malcolm, BA, MBChB, FFHom
Centre for Integrated Medical Training Ltd; University College London Hospitals
Areas of Focus: Homeopathy
Mary MarianMary Marian, MS, RD, CSO
University of Arizona; Arizona Cancer Center; Sunstone Cancer Resource Center; NCI End-of-Life Care Grant; Northwest Medical Center
Areas of Focus: Nutrition
Michael MenkeMichael Menke, DC, PhD
International Medical University; International Medical University; Trimergence; University of Arizona; National University of Health Sciences
Areas of Focus: Chiropractic, Manual Medicine Research
Harmon MyersHarmon Myers, DO
Kirksville College of Osteopathic Medicine
Areas of Focus: Osteopathic Manipulation
David PerlmutterDavid Perlmutter, MD, FACN, ABIHM
Perlmutter Health Center and the Perlmutter Hyperbaric Center; Institute for Functional Medicine
Areas of Focus: Integrative Neurology
Bruce PriceBruce Price, MD
Harvard Medical School
Areas of Focus: Integrative Neurology
David RileyDavid Riley
Alternative Therapies in Health and Medicine; Integrative Medicine Institute; Homeopathic Pharmacopoeia of the United States
Areas of Focus: Homeopathy
David ShahanDavid Shahan, LMT
Private Practice
Areas of Focus: Massage Therapy
Scott ShannonScott Shannon, MD
American Board of Integrative Holistic Medicine; Wholeness Center, PC
Areas of Focus: Integrative Pediatrics and Mental Health
Myles SparMyles Spar, MD
Integrative Medicine program at the Simms-Mann Health and Wellness Center at Venice Family Clinic; UCLA David Geffen School of Medicine
AzCIM Fellowship Alumni Fellowship Alumni
Areas of Focus: Integrative Medicine, Integrative Men's Health
Patricia ThompsonPatricia Thompson, RD, PhD
Areas of Focus: Nutrition and Cancer
Cyndi ThomsonCyndi Thomson, PhD, RD
University of Arizona, College of Public Health; Canyon Ranch Center for Prevention & Health Promotion
Areas of Focus: Nutrition, Prevention, and Public Health, Oncology