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Conferences and Events

Integrative Medicine Lecture Series

Third Tuesday of every month. Event designed for faculty and staff within and outside of the institution.
This Lecture Series hosts expert speakers from around the world to present state-of-the-art research and clinical programs in the area of integrative medicine. Topics deal with evidence-based research on complementary cancer treatments and therapies.

Open to the Public 

Next Lecture: 

"Role of Panax Ginseng in the Management of Cancer Related Fatigue"

Sriram Yennu, M.D. Associate Professor, Palliative Care Medicine 
University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center, Houston, TX

Date: Tuesday, January, 2015; 12:00 - 1:00 PM
R. Lee Clark Clinic (Main Building), Hickey Auditorium (R11.1400)
                  11 Floor, 1515 Holcombe Blvd., Houston, TX 77030

CME credits and Certificates of Attendance available. Please register at the table.

Lunch will be provided for the first 75 participants.

Contact: Felicia Stephens at for more information


Friends of Integrative Medicine Event

For FIM Members Only

Cooking for Optimal Health" - Class with our Senior Clinical Dietician

Join our senior clinical dietitian as she leads you step by step in cooking foods that meet the whole foods, plant-based diet recommendations. 

To participate in the event a membership is required. 

Date: Wednesday, December 17, 2014
Time: 11:30 am- 12:30 pm
Location: Mays Clinic, 1220 Holcombe Blvd, (at Bertner Ave.), ACB2.1005, Houston, Texas, 77030
Parking: at Mays Clinic garage (entrance from Bertner Ave.), or valet parking

To join as a member contact: Kira Taniguchi at 



Local Conferences & Lectures

Open to the Public.

Integrative Medicine Program's 
Integrative Oncology Healthcare Professional Training Conference

Date: May, 2016
Location: The University of Texas, MD Anderson Cancer Center, Houston, Texas

  • Registration information
  • Conference brochure (pdf)



For Healthcare Professionals

Integrative Medicine Program One-Day Workshop 

Date: April 30, 2015
Location: The University of Texas, MD Anderson Cancer Center, Houston, Texas


National & International Conferences

Open to the Public.

12th International Conference of the Society for Integrative Oncology

Topic: TBA

11.14.2015 - 11.16.2015
Location: Boston, MA, USA
Information:; Phone: 347.676.1SIO (746)
Conference registration:  

  • The first day will be a special joint program of The Society for Acupuncture Research, Fascia Research Society, and the Society for Integrative Oncology.


 For more information on upcoming conferences and topics related to Integrative Medicine please visit the Society of Integrative Oncology at 

Palliative Care Conference

"Collective Soul Symposium"

January 30-31, 2015

Palliative Care & Rehabilitation
MD Anderson Cancer Center
Houston, Texas

For professionals delivering spiritual care in the community and healthcare facilities.

Information    Registration    Flier

Lecture Series


Sriram Yennu, M.D., "Role of Panax Ginseng in the management of Cancer Related Fatigue"

January 20, 2015

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