Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine

Osher Center for Integrative Medicine at Northwestern University

Integrative Medicine Research Conference 2019

The Osher Center for Integrative Medicine at Northwestern University hosted the bi-annual Integrative Medicine Research Conference at Northwestern Memorial Hospital on Friday, January 18, 2019.

The event featured a keynote speech by Peter Wayne, PhD, Associate Professor of Medicine at Harvard Medical School and Brigham and Women’s Hospital. Dr. Wayne is the Interim Director of the Osher Center for Integrative Medicine, jointly based at Brigham and Women's Hospital and Harvard Medical School, Boston.

In addition to the keynote, the Integrative Medicine Research Conference included a research poster session. 

Agenda

2:00 pm

Welcome

Melinda Ring, MD, Executive Director, Osher Center for Integrative Medicine at Northwestern University

2:15 pm

Northwestern Osher Center Research Program

Judy Moskowitz, PhD, MPH, Director of Research, Osher Center for Integrative Medicine at Northwestern University

2:15 – 3:15 pm

Bringing the body back into mind-body research

Peter Wayne, PhD, Interim Director and Director of Research, Osher Center for Integrative Medicine, Brigham and Women's Hospital and Harvard Medical School

3:30 – 5:10 pm Osher Center for Integrative Medicine Research Presentations

3:30 - 3:50

Learning to Wake Up to our Moments with Mindful Awareness through a New Interactive App, Wakeful

David Victorson, PhD

3:50 - 4:10

Narrating their own story: Using the Shadow’s Edge mobile game to enhance wellness and identity formation among adolescent and young adult cancer survivors

Bonnie Esner, PhD

4:10 - 4:30

Development of a physiological stress monitoring device to enhance a mindfulness-enhanced prenatal stress reduction intervention

Nabil Alshurafa, PhD

4:30 - 4:50

The role of yoga in oncology: Expanding access through web-based delivery

Elizabeth Addington, PhD

4:50 - 5:10

Self guided online positive emotion regulation interventions for people coping with health-related stress

Elaine Cheung, PhD

5:15 pm Poster Session and Cocktail Reception