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Nicholas Mang
Psychology
Alumni/a

Nick researched the psychology behind civic transformation: why are some city leaders willing to excell?
Khwezi Mbolekwa
Khwezi Mbolekwa
Organizational Systems
Student

“Saybrook kept popping up in those conversations as a place that was innovative, out there doing interesting stuff.”
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."
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Donald Moss
Mind-Body Medicine
Faculty

"There is more of an interest in what the human being is capable of - of our highest potential."
Frank Munoz
Frank Munoz
Mind-Body Medicine
Student

Through his work he noticed an invisible boundary between patients, families, and the health care team.  Something was missing.

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.”
Sabrina N'Diaye
Sabrina N'Diaye
Mind-Body Medicine
Student

“I was once told that if a doctoral program isn't transformative, then I shouldn't bother. I am really glad that I heeded their advice and chose Saybrook for my degree.”
Anna Negoescu
Anna Negoescu
Mind-Body Medicine
Student
2013

“I felt hampered by the lack of attention paid to the whole person. I was trained to look at the patient holistically, but there was a disconnect in the actual practice of medicine in large systems. I had to find a social worker, or a psychologist to work with my patients, but those disciplines were not always viewing the patient's situation in the same way.”
Anna Negoescu
Anna Negoescu
Mind-Body Medicine
Student

“As I practice the skills, I learn more about myself. My journey takes me deep inside... The curriculum at Saybrook is more than learning the science. It is experiencing the science.”
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."
Carrie Phelps
Carrie Phelps
Mind-Body Medicine
Student

“The faculty is amazing and the classes are about practicing what we preach and are very experiential."