“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.”
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.
"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."
“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.”
"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."