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Integrative Medicine Lecture Series:

Integrative Medicine Lecture Series: "Mind Matters: Stress Management, Social Support and Surviving with Cancer"

The Integrative Medicine Program Lecture Series hosts expert speakers from around the world to present state-of-the-art research and clinical programs in the area of integrative medicine. Topics deal with evidence-based research on complementary cancer treatments and therapies.

Events are held on the third Tuesday of every month and are designed for healthcare professionals within and outside of the institution.

The Lecture Series is kindly underwritten by the Friends of Integrative Medicine and The Estate of Jerry J. Moore.  

Note: Lecture Series take place in the main building, Hickey Auditorium (R11.1400) unless otherwise stated, from 12:00 to 1pm.
Lunch will be provided for the first 50 participants.

Date: 2/20/18, 12pm to 1pm
Time: 2/20/18, 12pm to 1pm
Location: Hickey Auditorium, Main Building, Floor 11 (R11.1400)
Format: Lecture
Speaker: David Spiegel, MD
Speaker Bio: Dr. David Spiegel is Willson Professor and Associate Chair of Psychiatry & Behavioral Sciences, Director of the Center on Stress and Health, and Medical Director of the Center for Integrative Medicine at Stanford University School of Medicine, where he has been a member of the academic faculty since 1975, and was Chair of the Faculty Senate from 2010-2011. Dr. Spiegel has 40 years of clinical and research experience studying psycho-oncology, stress and health, pain control, psychoneuroendocrinology, sleep, hypnosis, and conducting randomized clinical trials involving psychotherapy for cancer patients. He has published twelve books, 383 scientific journal articles, and 167 book chapters on hypnosis, psychosocial oncology, stress physiology, trauma, and psychotherapy. His research has been supported by the National Institute of Mental Health, the National Cancer Institute, the National Institute on Aging, the National Center for Complementary and Integrative Health, the John D. and Catherine T. MacArthur Foundation, the Fetzer Institute, the Dana Foundation for Brain Sciences, and the Nathan S. Cummings Foundation. He was a member of the work groups on stressor and trauma-related disorders for the DSM-IV and DSM-5. He is Past President of the American College of Psychiatrists and the Society for Clinical and Experimental Hypnosis, and is a Member of the National Academy of Medicine.
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