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Haley Lowe
Organizational Systems
Alumni/a
2013

“The LIOS MA program is about what lies inside of us and really tapping into what we have to offer as human beings on this planet. When my faculty asked me to think about where my deep hunger met the world’s greatest need, I knew I was in the right place,” Haley recalls.
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Phil Lundberg
Organizational Systems
Alumni
2008

"My dissertation at Saybrook covered many of the issues I've had to deal with in the marketplace, and gave me the chance to speak with authority on the international stage."
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Anne MacRae
Human Science
Alumni
1992

"Saybrook is a much better match for people who want to delve into practice and theory based on their own experience. I had some extraordinary professors who understood that their students already brought something important to the table."
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Nicholas Mang
Psychology
Alumni/a

Nick researched the psychology behind civic transformation: why are some city leaders willing to excell?
Jeff McAuliffe
Jeff McAuliffe
Organizational Systems
Faculty

Alumni/a

LIOS program graduate Jeff McAuliffe was a part of the largest business re-engineering project on the globe.
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Jean Meeks-Koch
Organizational Systems
Alumni/a
2009

“You can figure out how you can move the org in people and process to accomplish what you need to accomplish, there’s a tactical functional side, but how do they dance together? That’s what I took from Saybrook.”
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Gary Metcalf
Organizational Systems
Faculty

Human Science
2000

"Saybrook faculty helped me blend work and school in a way that's made each more effective."
Maureen Molinari
Maureen Molinari
Mind-Body Medicine

Maureen Molinari researched how stress impacts people with diabetes both physiologically and psychologically, and then created a website providing videos and information for effective stress-management.

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Bernice Moore
Organizational Systems
Alumni
2009

"Psychology, social transformation, cross-cultural work, mind-body ideas ... all of this is important in organizational work, and when you study at Saybrook you have all of these traditions to draw upon to help you engage. It's much more than just studying business development."
Betsy Murphy
Betsy Murphy
Mind-Body Medicine
Alumni/a

“I really liked the idea that it's a science MS; I couldn't find another program that provided me with the practical knowledge using Mind-Body Medicine tools.”
Nettie Pardue
Nettie Pardue
LIOS Graduate College
Alumni/a

"I'm not a read a textbook and regurgitate it back person. With the experiential learning emphasis at LIOS, you live it and learn it so much more deeply: it gets kinesthetically encoded."
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Prema Rao
Psychology
Alumni

"A biomedical research scientist, Prema is working to bring a better understanding of Ayurvedic medicine to the U.S.. She sits on the board of the California Association of Ayurvedic Medicine, and is helping to organize the national Ayurvedic Medical Association's annual conference, among other efforts."
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Kirwan Rockefeller
Human Science
Alumni
1994

"Saybrook allowed me to create bridges. It allowed me to create my own path."
Diane Rogers
Diane Rogers
Psychology

“The coursework was interesting and challenging. The biggest difficulty was narrowing my focus. If I had unlimited time, I would have taken every class!”
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Laurie Rosenfeld
LIOS Graduate College
Alumni

"Anybody can read books and understand materials, but that doesn't help you to think on your feet. LIOS' laboratory environment trains you to do that."
Omid Roustaei
Omid Roustaei
Clinical Psychology
Alumni/a

Faculty

Practically overnight my practice shifted, changed, and blossomed.