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Suggestions for Self-Care During the COVID-19 Pandemic

The COVID-19 pandemic has created an atmosphere of uncertainty and isolation. Many are focusing on building a healthy lifestyle as a way to cope with this. Because Integrative Medicine emphasizes the promotion of wellbeing overall, Osher Collaborative members are well-positioned to provide support and resources to their patients and communities. 

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The Osher Collaborative and COVID-19

Osher Collaborative members are actively treating patients, engaging learners, publishing their perspectives, and developing research studies relevant to the COVID-19 outbreak.

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Integrative Medicine Network Forum 2020

Virtual Integrative Medicine Network Forum 2020
Learning Horizontally and Vertically: Building Networks Within and Between Healthcare Professions

On Friday November 6th, the Osher Center’s Virtual Integrative Medicine (IM) Network Forum aims to convene the IM community—both within and beyond Harvard Medical School (HMS) and its teaching affiliates—to build our network, strengthen our connections, and provide an environment for seeding new ideas and opportunities.

Current Opinion in Psychology

Special Issue On Mindfulness
Current Opinion In Psychology August 2019

David Vago, PhD, Research Director of the Osher Center for Integrative Medicine and director of the Contemplative Neuroscience and Integrative Medicine (CNIM) Laboratory at Vanderbilt University Medical Center, along with Amit Bernstein, PhD, University of Haifa, Israel, and Thorsten Barnhofer, PhD, University of Surrey, edited the Special Issue on Mindfulness in Current Opinion in Psychology

Dr. Helen Weng Included in 10 Powerful Women of the Mindfulness Movement

10 Powerful Women of the Mindfulness Movement

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For Helen Weng, her work as a neuroscientist, her lived experience as the child of Taiwanese immigrants, and her mindfulness practice are inseparable. Weng has spent the last 14 years investigating the neurobiological mechanisms of mindfulness meditation. What she’s observed as a racialized person in mindfulness circles has made her want to do things differently—and help to change the conversation for other minorities who meditate. 

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Helene Langevin, M.D., sworn in as director of the National Center for Complementary and Integrative Health (NCCIH)

Helene Langevin, M.D., was sworn in as director of the National Center for Complementary and Integrative Health (NCCIH) on November 26, 2018. Prior to her arrival, she worked at the Osher Center for Integrative Medicine, jointly based at Brigham and Women’s Hospital and Harvard Medical School, Boston. Dr. Langevin served as director of the Osher Center and professor-in-residence of medicine at Harvard Medical School since 2012. She has also served as a visiting professor of neurological sciences at the University of Vermont Larner College of Medicine, Burlington.