Integrative Medicine Grand Rounds

The Osher Center for Integrative Medicine now hosts monthly integrative medicine grand rounds, which are open to the medical community at large. They are held at 1545 Divisadero, 5th Floor. We are currently applying for CME credits for this series, and we will post here when they become available.


Wednesday, September 16, 8:00 – 9:00 am
Low Back Pain and Integrative Medicine
Wolf Mehling, MD
Note: CMEs not yet available for this session

Archive: Research Seminars

The Osher Center for Integrative Medicine hosts monthly research lectures, which are open to the research community at large. They are held at 1545 Divisadero, 5th Floor.
We hope to see you there, and feel free to bring your lunch!


January 9, 2015, 12:00 – 1:00 pm
Mindfulness-based Cognitive Therapy for Depression
Stuart Eisendrath, MD
NOTE: Location change: Room 424 (4th Floor)

February 13, 2015, 12:00 – 1:00 pm
Preventing Loss of Independence through Exercise, the PLIÉ Study, A Pilot Clinical Trial in Individuals with Dementia
Deborah Barnes, PhD, MPH

March 13, 2015, 12:00 – 1:00 pm
Prenatal Mindfulness Training as Primary Prevention: An Exploration of the Pregnancy, Birth, and Postpartum Benefits
Larissa Duncan, PhD

April 17, 2015, 12:00 – 1:00 pm
Development of a Clinical Decision Rule with 3-level Chronic Pain Risk Classification for Patients with Acute Low Back Pain
Wolf Mehling, MD
NOTE: Room change: Center Room 526

May 8, 2015, 12:00 – 1:00 pm
Electroceuticals: A New Approach to Treating Brain Pathologies
Blake Gurfein, PhD

June 3, 2015, 8:00 – 9:00 am
Meditation or Exercise for Preventing Acute Respiratory Infection: Randomized Trial Results
Bruce Barrett, MD, PhD
Note: Time change and room change to 526

June 12, 2015, 12:00 – 1:00 pm
Cross-cultural Variation in Interoceptive Accuracy: Mechanism and Implications for Emotional Experience
Christine Ma-Kellams, PhD

 ARCHIVE: 2014

Friday, January 10, 2014  12:00 – 1:00 pm
Metabolic, Stress, and Immunologic Effects of Meditation: A Randomized Controlled Trial of a Mindfulness-Based Weight Loss Intervention in Obese Adults
Jennifer Daubenmier, PhD and Rick Hecht, MD

Friday, February 7, 2014, 12:00 – 1:00 pm
Positive Emotion in the Midst of Stress:  It’s not Crazy, It’s Adaptive
Judy Moskowitz, PhD, MPH

Friday, March 7, 2014, 12:00 – 1:00 pm
Multicomponent Diet and Lifestyle Program for Type 2 Diabetes
Laura Saslow, PhD

Friday, April 18, 2014 (note: changed from April 4), 12:00 – 1:00 pm
Location: Room 103 (first floor)
Stressed or Relaxed, How do your Genes Fit: the Role of CRF Family of Neuropeptides in Mediating Stress and Inflammation
Aditi Bhargava, PhD

Friday, May 2, 2014, 12:00 – 1:00 pm
A Pilot Study of Yoga for Chronic Low Back Pain and Its Mechanism of Action: The YoMA Study
Sarah Corey, PhD

Friday, June 6, 2014, 12:00 – 1:00 pm
Lessons Learned from Conducting Pilot Trials of Complementary Behavioral Interventions to Treat Urinary Tract Symptoms in Women
Alison Huang, MD

October 23, 2014, 12:30 – 1:30 pm: NOTE time and day change (Thursday)
Research and Practice with Compassion Focused Therapy: Training the Mind to Soothe Itself
Paul Gilbert, PhD, FBPsS, OBE
Note: Dr. Gilbert will also be giving a 2-day workshop in Palo Alto 10/24-25.

November 14, 2014, 12:00 – 1:00 pm
Creating and Testing and Integrative Chinese Medicine Diet for Chinese Americans with Type 2 Diabetes
Evelyn Ho, PhD

December 12, 2014, 12:00 – 1:00 pm
Practice-based Research in Integrative Medicine: The PRIMIER Study
Donald Abrams, MD

 ARCHIVE: 2013

Friday, January 4, 2013, 12:00 – 1:00 pm
Teaching Positive Emotion and Coping Skills on the Internet:
Successes, Insights, and “Learning Experiences”
Michael Cohn, PhD

Friday, February 1, 2013, 12:00 – 1:00 pm
Food, Nutrition and Cancer: Recent Recommendations and Evidence
Lawrence H. Kushi, Sc.D

Friday, March 1, 2013, 12:00 – 1:00 pm
So, What is a Paleolithic Diet and How Can it Help You?
Lynda Frassetto, MD

Friday, May 3, 2013, 12:00 – 1:00 pm
The Biology of Pain and Its Control
Howard Fields, MD, PhD

Friday, May 31, 2013, 12:00 – 1:00 pm
The Multiphase Optimization Strategy (MOST) for Building More Efficient and Effective Behavioral Interventions
Linda Collins, PhD

Friday, August 23, 2013, 12:00 – 1:00 pm
Biofield Therapies: Surveying the Scientific Landscape
Shamini Jain, PhD

Friday, September 6, 2013, 12:00 – 1:00 pm
Adolescent Depression: An Integrative Approach to Treatment and Prevention
Eva Henje Blom, MD, PhD

Friday, October 4, 2013, 12:00 – 1:00 pm
Mindful Exercise and Breathing for Veterans with PTSD
Emma Seppala, PhD

Friday, November 1, 2013, 12:00 – 1:00 pm
Digitally Connected Lifestyle Interventions – What Do We Know Now?
Yoshimi Fukuoka, RN, PhD

Friday, December 6, 2013, 12:00 – 1:00 pm
Using Qualitative Research in Intervention Development and Evaluation
Lucy Selman, PhD

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