Mind Matters: Stress Management, Social Support, and Surviving Cancer
Date: June 19, 2018
Time: 12-1 p.m.
Location: Main Building, Floor 11, Elevator B, Hickey Auditorium (R11.1400)
Speaker: Linda Carlson, Ph.D., C.Psych. holds the Enbridge Research Chair in Pychosocial the Enbridge Research Chair in Psychosocial Oncology, is an Alberta Innovates-Health Solutions Health Scholar, Full Professor in Psychosocial Oncology in the Department of Oncology, Cumming School of Medicine at the University of Calgary, and Adjunct Professor in the Department of Psychology. She is the Director of Research and works as a Clinical Psychologist at the Department of Psychosocial Resources at the Tom Baker Cancer Centre.
Dr. Carlson's research in Mindfulness-Based Cancer Recovery has been published in many high-impact journals and book chapters, and she published a patient manual in 2010 with Michael Speca entitled: Mindfulness-Based Cancer Recovery: A step-by-step MBSR approach to help you cope with treatment and reclaim your life, in addition to a professional training manual in 2009 with Shauna Shapiro entitled, "The Art and Science of Mindfulness: Integrating mindfulness into psychology and the helping professions." She has published over 150 research papers and book chapters in the area of psycho-oncology, holds several millions of dollars in grant funding and is regularly invited to present her work at international conferences.
Lunch will be provided for the first 75 participants.
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.
Events are held on the third Tuesday of every month and are designed for healthcare professionals within and outside of the institution.
The Lecture Series is kindly underwritten by the Friends of Integrative Medicine.
Please inquire about CME credits and Certificates of Attendance at the registration table.
For health care professionals
Integrative Medicine Program Workshop
Time: 7:45 a.m.-4:15 p.m.
Location: MD Anderson Cancer Center, Mays Clinic, Integrative Medicine Center, Room ACB2.1049, 1220 Holcombe Blvd. (at Bertner), Houston, TX 77030
Mailing Address: Alejandro Chaoul, Ph.D., 1400 Pressler St., Unit 1414, Houston, Texas, 77030, USA
For more information about Integrative Medicine Program workshop contact Deanna Cuello at 713-794-1887 or via email.