Date: May 16, 2017
Time: 12-1 p.m.
Location: Main Building, Floor 11, Elevator B, Hickey Auditorium (R11.1400)
Speaker: Peiying Yang, Ph.D., is an Assistant Professor at Department of Palliative, Rehabilitation and Integrative Medicine at the University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center. She received her undergraduate and master degree in Pharmacy from the Beijing University of Traditional Chinese Medicine. Following a year and half of study in Department of Pharmaceutical Science at University of Kentucky, College of Pharmacy, she completed her Doctor degree in Nutritional Science from the University of Maine.
Over past several years, Dr. Yang has been engaged in translational research on bioactive lipids (omega-3 and omega-6 metabolism) and natural products (oleander, toad skin, sweet gum, sweet leaf tea) in cancer treatment and prevention through both preclinical and clinical evaluations. Several her studies on natural products and cancer treatment and prevention have been funded by NIH or NCI as R01 or R21 mechanisms including the R01 grant proposal on chemopreventive effect of fish oil on lung cancer funded by NCI. She published more than 80 peer reviewed
papers and currently serves a board member of Society of Integrative Oncology and American Botanical Council as well as an Associate Editor for the journal of Integrative Cancer Therapies.
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.
Lunch will be provided for the first 75 participants.
Open to the Public
Date: May 15, 2017
Time: 6:30-7 p.m.
Location: South Campus Research Building 2, 7435 Fannin St., Houston 77054
Speakers: M. Kay Garcia, DrPH, MSN, LAc, has bachelor’s and master’s degrees in nursing, master’s and doctoral degrees in public health, and a master’s degree in
oriental medicine. She conducted her first study related to traditional Chinese medicine in 1981. Although opportunities to study these ancient therapies were limited in the United States at that time, the study revealed compelling results, and Dr. Garcia continued to pursue her interest. She later completed clinical internships in China and is currently a co-investigator on several acupuncture trials at MD Anderson, treats patients both at M. D. Anderson and Memorial Hermann/TIRR, and teaches at the American College of Acupuncture and Oriental Medicine in Houston.
For questions about upcoming FIM events, please contact Alejandro Chaoul, Ph.D., at (01) 713-745-3051 or via email.
For healthcare professionals
Integrative Medicine Program Workshop
Date: To Be Determined
Time: 7:45 a.m. - 4:15 p.m.
Location: MD Anderson Cancer Center, Mays Clinic, Integrative Medicine Center, 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 Sydsil Monroe at (01) 713-745-5046 or via email.