The Osher Collaborative for Integrative Health comprises an international group of eleven academic health Centers funded by The Bernard Osher Foundation to study, teach, and practice integrative healthcare. The Osher Collaborative amplifies the collective impact of the eleven Osher Centers on health and well-being for all.
The Osher Collaborative, an international group of eleven Osher Centers, is hosting our first-ever symposium on the topic of Longevity and Healthy Aging. This free virtual event will provide evidence-based insights on longevity and healthy aging for both the general public and health professionals. We will cover topics such as movement, nutrition, sexual health, and thermal therapy.
The event will take place on Friday, November 3 on Zoom.
Justin Jackson, MA, is Director of Personal Well-being at the University of Utah Osher Center. Jackson started this newly created role on July 1 with the goal of housing all patient and employee wellness programming and services at the new Osher Center for Integrative Health, which was funded to become part of the Osher Collaborative in 2022.
Weight Bias and Healthism: An Integrative Health Perspective
Journal of Integrative and Complementary Medicine
Drs. Elizabeth Walsh, Kayleigh Rogalski, and LeChey Hibbler of Vanderbilt University authored an article on the social and health stigma of obesity in the field of integrative health. The group hosted a forum to discuss the article, which you can view here.
Kavita K. Mishra, MD, MPH, has been appointed Director of Clinical Programs at the UCSF Osher Center for Integrative Health. Dr. Mishra will enhance clinical services, ensure the highest quality patient care, and continue the meet the standards of excellence in patient experience at the UCSF Osher Center. Dr. Mishra has a proven dedication to integrative health equity and she will further strengthen the clinic’s commitment to the values of diversity, equity, and inclusion.
Dr. Iman Majd has accepted an offer to serve as the Director of the Osher Center for Integrative Health at the University of Washington in Seattle. He has held this role in the interim, but we are excited to welcome into this permanent position. Dr. Majd articulates a vision for the UW Medicine Osher Center for Integrative Health that creates a comprehensive clinical and academic program focused on providing high quality, evidence-supported integrative care.
The Osher Collaborative for Integrative Health is proud to welcome University of Utah and University of Vermont into our network of academic health institutions advancing integrative health research, education, and care, funded by the generosity of The Bernard Osher Foundation.