From the Director’s Desk

Dr. Margaret Chesney, Director
UCSF Osher Center for Integrative Medicine


Welcome to the online archive of UCSF Osher Center for Integrative Medicine’s “From the Director’s Desk” e-newsletter, where I will periodically share some of the exciting work that we are doing here at the Osher Center.

Spring 2013

  • Osher Center Collaborating with Zen Hospice Project and StoryCorps
  • Integrative Exercise Appears to Improve Cognitive Function Seniors with Dementia
  • Osher Center to Introduce UCSF Alumni to Integrative Medicine – Join Us!

Spring 2014

  • Mindfulness for Teens Provided at Larkin Street Youth Services
  • Mindfulness Meditation Found to Be About as Effective as Pharmaceuticals for Depression

Winter 2014-15

  • JNCI Monograph Focuses on Integrative Oncology for Cancer Survivorship
  • Spotlight on Philanthropy: Mr. William K. Bowes and Mr. Maurice Kanbar

Spring 2015

  • Osher Center Clinical Fellowship Program
  • Spotlight on Philanthropy: Judith Frankel’s Legacy Lives On
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