Saybrook University student Jana Downum to present research poster on stroke survivors at National Biofeedback Conference in March 2016


Jana Downum is a doctoral student in the College of Integrative Medicine and Health Sciences, at Saybrook University.  Jana will present a poster at the annual meeting of the Association for Applied Psychophysiology and Biofeedback (AAPB) in Seattle, Washington  on March 11, 2016.  Jana will present preliminary research findings on her doctoral dissertation research, on… Read more »

Saybrook University’s College of Integrative Medicine and Health Sciences names new director for master’s degree in Integrative and Functional Nutrition


Jeannemarie Beiseigel, PhD, RD, LD, CSSD   The College of Integrative Medicine and Health Sciences (CIMHS) today named a new interim director for the master’s degree program in integrative and functional nutrition. She is Jeannemarie Beiseigel, PhD, RD, LD, CSSD. Dr. Beiseigel is a Registered Dietician/Nutritionist and a Licensed Nutritionist.  She earned her MS and… Read more »

Please participate in student-led organization

Fellow Saybrookians, Add your voice to the creation process of a Saybrook-wide student-led organization! In response to broad enthusiasm for the creation of a student-led organization, a committee of students formed to discuss how we all might provide for the emergence of such. This committee has met with the intention of providing means by which… Read more »

Saybrook University’s Dr. Donald Moss collaborates on special journal issue on mindfulness, acceptance, and compassion in biofeedback practice


Donald Moss, PhD, is the Dean of Saybrook’s College of Integrative Medicine and Health Sciences. Since the Fall of 1994 he has also been the Chief Editor of Biofeedback: A Clinical Journal. Mindfulness, acceptance, and compassion are words heard with ever greater frequency in healthcare and behavioral health circles.  Originally inspired by Vipassana meditation in… Read more »

Member of Saybrook University’s faculty, Dr. Eric Willmarth, completes professional hypnosis hat


Eric Willmarth, PhD, is a member of the faculty of the College of Integrative Medicine and Health Sciences, where he serves as Director of Training and Director of the Integrative Mental Health PhD specialization. For the third time, Dr. Willmarth has been elected as President of a major American Hypnosis Society.  Already a past president… Read more »

Saybrook University integrative medicine student Tamami Shirai presents poster on clinical study of meditation at Lifestyle Medicine 2015 conference


Tamami Shirai is a student in Saybrook University’s College of Integrative Medicine and Health Sciences, earning a PhD in the Healthcare Research specialization.  Shirai presented research on meditation at the Lifestyle Medicine 2015 conference, held by the American College of Lifestyle Medicine in Nashville in early November. Shirai’s meditation project began when she established a… Read more »

College of Integrative Medicine and Health Sciences webinar: A look at current outcomes of the Affordable Care Act for Integrative Medicine and Healthcare


Dr. Luann Fortune and Lindsay Johnson Chang Webinar: November 18, 2015 – 5:30pm to 7pm Pacific Time Saybrook University’s College of Integrative Medicine and Health Sciences will present a webinar on Wednesday evening November 18 on the outcomes and opportunities that the Affordable Care Act has created for integrative healthcare. The College invites all Saybrook… Read more »

Saybrook Alum and Harvard Medical School researcher Roland Carlstedt among 5 finalists in Boston Health Technology Contest


Dr. Roland Carlstedt, a Saybrook University alumnus (MA, 1998; Ph.D., 2001) living in New York City and Boston, is a finalist in the Partners Healthcare Connected Health “15 Pitch-Off: Emotion Sensing” contest. The finalists were chosen by a combination of crowd voting and expert judge scoring from among the 14 online submissions received. Dr. Carlstedt… Read more »

Saybrook University’s Luann Fortune and 2 other Saybrook researchers embrace embodiment in presentations at the Society for Phenomenology and the Human Sciences


Stephanie Lindsay, Cliff Smyth, and Luann Fortune   Luann Fortune, PhD, is a member of the faculty in the College of Integrative Medicine and Health Sciences at Saybrook University.  She is also the Director of the Healthcare Practice specialization and the Healthcare Systems specialization for doctoral students in integrative medicine. Dr. Fortune led the panel… Read more »

Saybrook University’s Kirwan Rockefeller on baby steps — Taking small, incremental steps toward the goal


Kirwan Rockefeller, Ph.D., WIA/TAA Academic Advisor at the University of California, Irvine Extension, is the author of “Visualize Confidence: How to Use Guided Imagery to Overcome Self-Doubt,” and is the co-editor of “Psychology, Spirituality and Healthcare,” Volume 2 of the 3-volume series, “Whole Person Healthcare.”  This is the tenth installment in Dr. Rockefeller’s series of blogs on utilizing the imagination for… Read more »