Specialization Director: Practice & Healthcare Systems
Director of Instructional Excellence
- Luann Fortune, LMT, PhD
- CIMHS Mind-Body Medicine
- Office Phone
Luann Drolc Fortune, MA, PhD, LMT, NCBTMB is Faculty and Director of Instructional Excellence and the Practice and Health Care Systems (HCS) Specializations in Saybrook's College of Integrative Medicine and Health Sciences. She has a BA in Interdisciplinary Social Science, and MA and PhD in Human Development. She is a Fellow at Fielding University's Institute of Social Innovation, and on the executive committees for the Interdisciplinary Coalition of North American Phenomenologists (ICNAP) and the Society for Phenomenology and Human Sciences (SPHS). She has extensive experience in organizational development in the private sector, and operated a wellness and somatic therapy practice in Washington, DC for over 20 years.
Dr. Fortune's research interests include integrative wellness practices, as well as somatic awareness and embodiment techniques for scholarship, research, and practice. She has also invested her interest in human development issues into recent studies on mid-life scholar practitioners and family caregivers. Her writings and publications span multiple disciplines, invoke systems thinking, and promote translational value in scholarship and practice.
She currently lives in SW Florida.
Many of her conference papers are published on ResearchGate:
- Education History
Degree Institution Year PhD, Human Development Fielding University, Santa Barbara, CA 2012
- Professional Memberships
Role Organization Membership Chair Society for Phenomenology & Human Sciences Treasurer Interdisciplinary Coalition of N American Phenomenologists Member, past officer American Massage Therapy Association
Massage Therapist, Florida, Virginia, DC
- Community Involvement
Role Organization Group leader Women at the Well, community woman's group, Sanibel Florida volunteer Sanibel-Captiva Conservation Foundation, Sea Turtle program volunteer & advocate ZONTA
- Curriculum Vitae