Popular Modalities of Complementary Medicine

This year's installment of the course provides an overview of the major therapies offered in complementary medicine as it is used in conjunction with traditional medical treatment.

Three of the sessions are scheduled from 12:00 — 1:00 pm, and the remaining two sessions will be in the evening from 6:00 — 7:30 pm.

Attendance to four of the five sessions is required in order to receive blue book credit.

Schedule for Spring 2014

Date & Time
Lecture Title
Guest Speaker(s)
Location
March 5
12-1 pm
Introduction to Complementary Medicine, Systems, and Modalities; Tibetan Medicine and Mind-Body Practices Alejandro Chaoul, PhD, Assistant Professor, Department of General Oncology; Director of Education, Integrative Medicine Program, MD Anderson Cancer Center; Adjunct Assistant Professor, McGovern Center for Humanities and Ethics, UT Medical School MSB B.610
March 24
6-7:30 pm
Living Fully with Joy and Ease Susan Bauer-Wu, PhD, RN, FAAN, Tussi and John Kluge Professor in Contemplative End of Life Care; Director, Compassionate Care Initiative; and Adjunct Faculty, Department of Religious Studies, University of Virginia School of Nursing MD Anderson South Campus Research Building 2, Conference Room 5-6, 7435 Fannin St
April 15
12-1 pm
Oncology Massage Curtiss Beinhorn, LMT, NCTMB, Massage Therapist, Integrative Medicine Program, MD Anderson Cancer Center MD Anderson Main Building, Hickey Auditorium, 1515 Holcombe Blvd
April 15
6-7:30 pm
An Evening of Meditation and Tea Alejandro Chaoul, PhD, Assistant Professor, Department of General Oncology; Director of Education, Integrative Medicine Program, MD Anderson Cancer Center; Adjunct Assistant Professor, McGovern Center for Humanities and Ethics, UT Medical School
Mr. Chris McKann, Owner, The Path of Tea
MD Anderson South Campus Research Building 2, Conference Room 5-6, 7435 Fannin St
April 18
12-1 pm
Conclusion Alejandro Chaoul, PhD, Assistant Professor, Department of General Oncology; Director of Education, Integrative Medicine Program, MD Anderson Cancer Center; Adjunct Assistant Professor, McGovern Center for Humanities and Ethics, UT Medical School MSB B.610

Announcement

For more information about or to register for this class, contact Angela.Polczynski@uth.tmc.edu.

For more information on the topic of Complementary and Alternative/Integrative Medicine, you may contact the McGovern Center's faculty sponsor for this course, Dr. Alejandro Chaoul.

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