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Fellow Andrew Ahn's Team Named XPRIZE Winner

VIDEO: Insitute Fellow Andrew Ahn, MD, MPH, discusses the portable diagnostic device his team enteted in the global Qualcomm Tricorder XPRIZE competition. Weighing just five pounds, it can diagnose at least 13 medical conditions,

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Study Offers Insight into Patients’ Healing Journeys

A new study by three Institute Scholars and their collaborators sheds light on how people experience the journey from illness to healing. Recently published in BMJ Open, It’s one of very few studies to examine healing from the patient perspective.

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Scholar's Exhibit Explores Healing Experiences

A new multimedia exhibit by Institute Scholar Paul Dieppe, MD, is a source of respite and inspiration for visitors and staff at Musgrove Park Hospital in Somerset, England.

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A New Definition of Integrative Health

What's the difference between integrative health and integrative medicine? A new definition of integrative health explains just that. With input from more than 200 researchers, clinicians, and medical educators, the Institute developed the new definition …

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Scholars & Fellows News: Winter 2016

Institute Fellow Andrew Ahn’s team was selected as one of two finalists in a global competition to develop a portable device--weighing less than five pounds--that can capture vital signs and assess 13 health conditions, such as pneumonia and skin cancer.

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Meet Us in Las Vegas

If you're attending the upcoming International Congress on Integrative Medicine and Health in Las Vegas, join us as we share insights about healing moments, raising awareness of the social determinants of health, leveraging community programs to shape hea…

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Introducing Scholar Judy Rollins

The Institute welcomes Judy Rollins, PhD, RN, as our newest Scholar. Her Institute-support research will examine what elements of artwork in health care settings are most effective in enhancing the well-being and experience of patients. Learn more about h…

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The Creative Arts: Paths to Healing

Three panelists presented at the Institute for Integrative Health's annual winter scholars meeting ways they've used the creative arts to help people heal from tragic experiences. Working with various communities, such as veterans and mentally ill, paneli…

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Biofield Science & Healing: A New Chapter

Institute Scholar Emeritus and renowned neuroscientist Richard Hammerschlag, PhD, paired up with a team of scientists to cofound the Consciousness and Healing Initiative (CHI), an international collaborative that aims to place health and healing at the ce…

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The Institute Welcomes New Scholars and Fellows

Our country needs bold, new approaches to solve its most vexing health challenges. Providing an environment for innovation, the Institute’s Scholars and Fellows Programs enable accomplished visionaries (Scholars) and young trailblazers (Fellows) to take t…

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Dr. Ellen Hughes' 10 Tips for Healthy Living

Scholar Emerita Ellen Hughes, MD, studied how each of us can attain our highest level of well-being at every stage of life. Find out what she learned in her top tips for healthy living and active aging.

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A Tribute to Scholar Ellen Hughes, MD, PhD

Ellen Hughes, MD, PhD, a cherished educator and physician, lived life as she inspired others to: with joy, gratitude, profound spirituality, reverence of the great outdoors, and a deep commitment to others—most importantly, her family, friends, colleagues…

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‘Embracing Complexity’ to Solve Community Health Issues

As his tenure came to a close as an Institute Scholar last year, George Kaplan, PhD, delivered a Capstone presentation: “Embracing Complexity: H.L. Mencken, Whole Systems, and Integrative Approaches to Health.” View the video of his presentation.

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Institute Scholar wins NASA Innovation Award

Scholar George Brainard was awarded for his innovative on new lights for the crew of the International Space Station, which will allow astronauts to sleep better while in space.

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Institute Scholar Wins Award from US Ignite

Scholar Emeritus David Lary was recognized for his innovative work that could one day help people avoid asthma attacks and other respiratory and cardiac issues.

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Support 'When I Needed It Most'

Institute Fellow Kirstin Aschbacher, PhD describes what being a member of the Scholars and Fellows program has meant for her career as scientist: "This community has been a source of faith in a sometimes dark or scary world, that there is a group of scien…

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'Biofield of Dreams' Offers New Way of Seeing the Body

To culminate his tenure as an Institute Scholar, Richard Hammerschlag, PhD, delivered a Capstone presentation: "Biofield of Dreams: Energy Physiology as a Basis for Integrative Health." You can watch the video here.

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