Saybrook Doctoral Student on Prescribing Self-Care to Clients and Providers

Robin Dickey - Saybrook University Doctoral Student

Robin Dickey, a doctoral student in the College of Integrative Medicine and Health Sciences, provided a presentation for social workers, therapists, and nurses on the importance of self-care on April 6, 2016.  This event, which qualified attendees for CEU credit, was called The Knowledge Cafe and was held at the Gladney Center for Adoption in Fort Worth,… Read more »

Saybrook Instructor speaks on integrative approaches to palliative care

Leila Kozak - Saybrook University Faculty

  Leila Kozak, PhD,is the Director of Integrative Medicine in Palliative Care for Paliativos Sin Fronteras (Palliative Care Providers Without Borders).  She is a Saybrook University graduate and an instructor in the Saybrook University College of Integrative Medicine and Health Sciences.  Dr. Kozak is currently a “Clinical Champion” at the Office of Patient-Centered Care and Culture Transformation… Read more »

Saybrook Graduate Recognized for E-Presentation on Hijiki

Dr. Shirai's e-poster

Tamami Shirai, PhD, is a recent graduate of Saybrook University’s College of Integrative Medicine and Health Sciences. Dr. Shirai was awarded third prize for her e-poster presentation within the residency/student category at the Natural Supplements 2016 conference, held by Scripps in San Diego in January 2016. Since the completion of her doctoral degree, Tamami Shirai… Read more »

Saybrook Dean Conducts Free Webinar on Heart Rate Variability Training

Donald Moss - Saybrook University Dean

Heart rate variability (HRV) is the moment to moment fluctuation in heart rate, or the variation in the small segment of time between heart beats.  Human beings with higher heart rate variability experience better general health, wellness, and resilience.  Persons with lowered heart rate variability are more likely to experience anxiety, depression, and a variety… Read more »

Saybrook University Student in Mind-Body Medicine Conducts Shamanic Training Program

Kimberly Errigo - student in the MS program in Mind-Body Medicine

Kimberly Errigo is a student in the Saybrook University Master’s of Science program in Mind-Body Medicine. She is a human behavior expert with almost two decades of experience as a shamanic leadership coach and is a respected transformational teacher. Her shamanic training program, ELEVATE, offers a way for students to grow their consciousness, heal the… Read more »

Saybrook Doctoral Student, Avn Sturm, Completes Qualitative Research Study on the Doctor-Patient Healing Relationship in Ayurveda

Avn Sturm - graduate of the Saybrook University College of Integrative Medicine and Health Sciences.

Avn Sturm is a new graduate of the Saybrook University College of Integrative Medicine and Health Sciences.  She earned the PhD with doctoral dissertation research on the doctor-patient relationship in Ayurvedic Medicine, the traditional medicine of India. Here she blogs about her own healing journey. Dr. Sturm will now be studying Ayurvedic Medicine herself, at… Read more »

Saybrook University Nutrition Webinar on Fit vs. Frail: Nutrition and Exercise for Maintaining Strength, Function, and Independence While Aging

Dr. Jeannemarie Beiseigel, Director of the MS degree program in integrative and functional nutrition

Saybrook’s College of Integrative Medicine and Health Sciences presents an online webinar on maintaining strength and independence while aging.  The speaker is Dr. Jeannemarie Beiseigel, Director of the Saybrook University Master’s of Science degree program in integrative and functional nutrition. The webinar is available on YouTube at: https://www.youtube.com/edit?o=U&video_id=quU24IpxBpc This webinar is part of the YouTube… Read more »

Sandy Gebhart, Student in Saybrook’s Inaugural Class in Nutrition, Describes her Use of Integrative and Functional Nutrition in Clinical Practice

Sandy Gebhart, Student in Saybrook’s Inaugural Class in Nutrition

Sandy Gebhart is a student in the first cohort of Saybrook’s new Master’s of Science Program in Integrative and Functional Nutrition. Another student in this cohort, Karmen Gregg, is interviewing the cohort members and creating blog postings about each. There is something special and unique about being an inaugural cohort. A roller coaster of emotions… Read more »

CIMHS Webinar Available Online: The Affordable Care Act: Can It Improve the Status of the U.S. Healthcare System?

College of Integrative Medicine and Health Sciences Webinar

The College of Integrative Medicine and Health Sciences now presents an online webinar on the topic:  “The Affordable Care Act: Can It Improve the Status of the U.S. Healthcare System?” The presentation is available at:  https://youtu.be/gvTc7Lk5HBM This webinar is part of the YouTube series:  “Saybrook University Webinars on Integrative Medicine.” This presentation discusses the current status of the… Read more »

Saybrook University Doctoral Student Carolyn Trasko Receives Grant for Dissertation Research on Link between Trauma History and Chronic Illness

Carolyn Trasko - doctoral student in the College of Integrative Medicine and Health Sciences

Carolyn Trasko is a doctoral student in the College of Integrative Medicine and Health Sciences, and was recently awarded a FERB research grant for dissertation research. Understanding the connections between cumulative stress and disease is an essential component of integrative medicine.  Carolyn Trasko, doctoral student in Saybrook University’s College of Integrative Medicine and Health Sciences,… Read more »