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 Series talk:
"Music Therapy Research and Practice" - Suzanne B. Hanser, Ed.D., MT-BC, Chair, Music Therapy Department, Berklee College of Music, Boston, MA
Date: May 20, 2014; 12:00 - 1:00 PM
Location: Hickey Auditorium (R11.1400)
Registration: 11:30 AM- 12:00
CME credits available. Dieticians will receive a Certificate of Attendance. Please register at the table.
Friends of Integrative Medicine (FIM) Evening Lectures
Open to the Public
The upcoming FIM evening event:
“Music Therapy: Finding Inner Harmony” - Lecture and Book Signing by Suzanne B. Hanser, Ed.D., MT-BC, Chair, Music Therapy Department, Berklee College of Music, Boston, MA
Special performance by The Celebration Singers
Date: Monday, May 19, 2014, 6:30 - 7:30 PM
Location: South Campus Research Building, 7435 Fannin St., Houston, 77054 (SCRB 2, conference rooms 5 – 6)
Registration: 6:00 - 6:30 PM
Contact: Kira Taniguchi at KMTaniguchi@mdanderson.org for membership questions and additional information.
- FIM calendar (pdf)
Local Conferences & Lectures
Open to the Public.
Integrative Medicine Program's 10th Annual Oncology Training Conference for Acupuncturists, Massage Therapists, and Yoga/Mind Body Teachers
Date: July 18-20, 2014
Location: MD Anderson Cancer Center
National & International Conferences
Open to the Public.
1. 11th International Conference of the Society for Integrative Oncology
Date: 26.10.2014 - 28.10.2014
Location: Omni Galleria Houston Hotel, Houston, Texas, USA
Topic: “Personalized Integrative Oncology: Targeted Approaches for Optimal Outcomes.”
Information: firstname.lastname@example.org; Tel: 347.676.1SIO
The Conference Co-Chairs are SIO Executive Committee member Richard Lee, MD, and SIO Board Member Peiying Yang, MS, PhD, from the University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center.
2. Oncology Nutrition Symposium
3. 9th annual International Congress on Complementary Medicine Research (ICCMR)
Date: 13.05.2014 - 16.05.2014
Location: Hyatt Regency Miami, 400 South East Second Avenue, Miami, Florida 33131 USA
Title: Straightening Research in Integrative Healthcare Around the World
For more information on upcoming conferences and topics related to Integrative Medicine please visit the Society of Integrative Oncology at www.integrativeonc.org
Journal Club & Research Club
First Tuesday of the month alternates between Journal Club and Research Club. Both events designed for faculty and staff within the institution. Please see the institutional calendar for topics and locations.
Facilitated by Richard Lee, M.D., Assistant Professor, Medical Director and Gabriel Lopez, M.D., Assistant Professor in the Integrative Medicine Program, this journal club is an educational event designed to explore current topics in integrative medicine through guided discussions to improve patients care and explore research opportunities.
Facilitated by Lorenzo Cohen, Ph.D., Professor, Director, and Peiying Yang, Ph.D. Assistant Professor in the Integrative Medicine Program, the goal of this research club is to foster a dynamic discussion and review nascent ideas and on-going research in integrative medicine at MD Anderson. This bi-monthly research club discusses both, on-going trials at MD Anderson and trials that are in development. We also explore ideas of how we can advance the field of integrative medicine research.
MD Anderson Resources
Upcoming FIM Events
Friends of Integrative Medicine
“Music Therapy: Finding Inner Harmony”
Lecture and Book Signing with a special
performance by The Celebration Singers
Monday, May 19, 2014, 6:30 PM.