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Conferences and Events

Integrative Medicine Program 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.

Next Lecture: 

Open to the Public 

"The Evolving Field of Integrative Oncology"

Lorenzo Cohen, Ph.D. and Richard T. Lee, M.D.
Integrative Medicine Program, Department of Palliative, Rehabilitation and Integrative Medicine, The University of Texas, MD Anderson Cancer Center, Houston, Texas

Date: Tuesday, September 15, 2015; 12 - 1 p.m.
Onstead Auditorium (S3.8012) 
                1515 Holcombe Blvd, Houston, TX 77030

Please inquire about CME/CNE credits and Certificates of Attendance at the registration table. Nurses must complete the nursing evaluation form in order to obtain the credit.

Lunch will be provided for the first 75 participants.

Contact: Romana Polanska at for more information.


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Local Conferences & Lectures

Open to the Public.


  • Integrative Medicine Program's 
    Integrative Oncology Healthcare Professional Training Conference

Date: TBA
Location: The University of Texas, MD Anderson Cancer Center, Houston, Texas, USA


  • Integrative Medicine Program's
    Yoga for Health Conference
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Oncology Training Conference for Yoga/Mind-Body Teachers

Date: October 23 & 24, 2015
Location: India House, 8888 West Bellfort Avenue, Houston, TX 77031, USA


  • Integrative Medicine Program's
    Conference for Acupuncturists and Massage Therapists

Date: July 18-20, 2016 (Exact date and time TBD)
Location: The University of Texas, MD Anderson Cancer Center, Mays Clinic, 
1220 Holcombe Blvd, CPB8, Houston, Texas, USA


For more information about Integrative Medicine Program conferences contact Michele M. Martini, Program Coordinator, at (01) 713-745-3206 or via email.



For healthcare professionals

Integrative Medicine Program Workshop

Date: October 8-9, 2015
Location: MD Anderson Cancer Center, Integrative Medicine Program
                1220 Holcombe Blvd. (at Bertner), Houston, TX 77030, USA

Information and Registration 

For more information about Integrative Medicine Program workshop contact Michele M. Martini, Program Coordinator, at (01) 713-745-3206 or via email.


National & International 
Integrative Medicine Conferences

Open to the Public.

12th International Conference of the Society for Integrative Oncology

Topic: Integrative Innovation

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 

Upcoming Conference

October 23 - 24, 2015

Oncology Training Conference
for Yoga & Mind-Body Teachers

MD Anderson Cancer Center 
and Texas Yoga Association

Registration  Flier  Program

More information at 713-745-3206

Lecture Series

"The Evolving Field of Integrative Oncology"

Richard T. Lee, M.D.
Lorenzo Cohen, Ph.D.
Integrative Medicine Program
The University of Texas 
MD Anderson Cancer Center, Houston

September 15, 2015

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FIM Evening Events


"Couples Coping with Cancer Together"

Three couples share their personal stories about how dealing with cancer together has affected their relationship.

Survivorship Week 2015

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