Lorenzo Cohen, PhD, Oral History Interview, August 24, 2016
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Major Topics Covered:
- History of integrative medicine at MD Anderson; the Place of Wellness; Integrative Medicine Program; acceptance by MD Anderson clinical faculty
- Innovative research: yoga, stress management, meditation, hypnosis, alternative medicines
- Partnerships with other institutions and programs
- Comprehensive quality of life study
- New book on quality of life practices
Chapter 11: Research Projects at MD Anderson, the First Focus on Integrative Methods
Chapter 12: Consolidating the Focus on Mind/Body Research
Chapter 13: Research with Chinese Partners at Fudan University Shanghai Cancer Center
Chapter 14: A New Holistic Focus on Quality of Life and Transformation
Chapter 15: A New Book on the How-To of Quality of Life
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About the Interview Subject:
Lorenzo Cohen (b. November 14, 1964, Rome, Italy) came to MD Anderson in 1997 as an assistant professor in the Department of Behavioral Science in the Division of Cancer Prevention and Population Sciences. Since 2002 he has served as director of the Integrative Medicine Program. He has primary appointment as Professor in the Department of General Oncology and the Department of Palliative, Rehabilitation, and Integrative Medicine, both in the Division of Cancer Medicine. Dr. Cohen has been responsible for developing the largest and best-funded integrative medicine program in the nation, with the widest research to build the evidence-base for the value of integrative approaches.