Archives For: May 2014

Mind-Body Medicine Doctoral Student Grows her Practicum Placement into a new Position Coordinating "Cancer Survivorship Program"

Francinne Lawrence, Doctoral Student in School of Mind-Body Medicine

Doctoral students in Saybrook's School of Mind-Body Medicine complete a Practicum placement.  For students with clinical aspirations, this is typically a clinical practicum in health or mental health care, for others it can be a research practicum or a practicum in health care administration or consultancy.  Francinne Lawrence is a PhD student in health care systems, and her practicum experience has evolved into a career-level position.

Mary Bird Perkins (MBP) Cancer Treatment Center is recognized as a leading cancer treatment facility in Louisiana and is associated with Our Lady of the Lake (OLOL) Hospital and the Louisiana State University Health System.  Having had a previous career in hospital chaplaincy and medical social work, Francinne wanted to be a change agent for healthcare systems, instead of working with one patient at a time. She chose to follow Saybrook's healthcare systems track in Mind-Body Medicine..

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New Saybrook University Master’s Degree in Integrative and Functional Nutrition to Commence January 2015

MS Degree in Integrative and Functional Nutrition

Saybrook University this week announced that its new master's degree in nutrition will open in January 2015.  The MS in Integrative and Functional Nutrition is pending accreditation from WASC, a regional accrediting body recognized by the U. S. Department of Education

Join the vanguard of healthcare professionals offering patients new and more effective forms of self-care and health management.  Study in our nutrition graduate program to become a patient-centered healthcare provider who combines a rigorous scientific understanding of nutrition and whole-body health with proven techniques that support the mind and spirit as well.

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