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UC San Diego Launches New Centers for Integrative Health
On Saturday, August 19, 2017 UC San Diego will debut its new Centers for Integrative Health with a public conference featuring TED talk-style presentations by noted local scientists, doctors and experts on integrative medicine, mindfulness, integrative nutrition, integrative research and integrative education. Read more

VIDEO: UCSD Center for Integrative Medicine teaches medical students about the power of nutrition for healing and well-being

VIDEO: Channel 6 Morning Show features the new UCSD Natural Healing & Cooking program

VIDEO: Gordon Saxe, MD, PhD, Center for Integrative Medicine Research Director – San Diego Channel 6 News Interview on “The Effects of Radiation” and Immune-Boosting Nutrition

VIDEO: Steve Hickman, PsyD, Center for Integrative Medicine Executive Member and Founder of the Center for Mindfulness – NBC News Channel 10 Interview on “Mindfulness”


Media contact: Lauray MacElhern, lmacelhern@ucsd.edu 858-249-6894 (Renee Lewis, Asst)

​Video Presentations/Webcasts

Personal and Professional Renewal
By Ellen Beck, MD, Education Director of the UCSD Center for Integrative Medicine, Founder and Medical Director of the UCSD Student-Run Free Clinic Project

Acupuncture and Traditional Chinese Medicine
By Aaron Cook, LAc, Director of Acupuncture Services for the UCSD Center for Integrative Medicine

Mindfulness-Based Stress Reduction
By Steven Hickman, Psy.D., Founder of the Center for Mindfulness, Executive Team of the UCSD Center for Integrative Medicine, Staff Psychologist, Faculty member in the Department of Psychiatry, Neuropsychiatry and Behavioral Medicine Service

History of the Founding of the UC San Diego Center for Integrative Medicine
By Gene (Rusty) Kallenberg, MD, Executive Director of the UCSD Center for Integrative Medicine, Chief of the Division of Family and Preventive Medicine (FPM), and Professor of Clinical FPM and Medicine

Osteopathic Manual Medicine
By Michael Kurisu, DO, Executive Member of the UCSD Center for Integrative Medicine; UCSD School of Medicine Faculty; UCSD Family, Integrative, and Osteopathic Medicine Physician

Biofield Therapies
By Paul Mills, PhD, Research Committee Co-Chair of the UCSD Center for Integrative Medicine; Professor In Residence, UCSD Department of Psychology; Director of the Novel Clinical and Translational Technologies Program at the UCSD Clinical & Translational Research Institute; and Associate Editor for the journal Health Psychology

Integrative Plant-Based Nutrition
By Gordon Saxe, MD, PhD, MPH, Research Director and Research Committee Co-Chair- UCSD Center for Integrative Medicine; Assistant Professor in Family & Preventive Medicine; Member of the Moores Cancer Center

Integrative Oncology
By Daniel Vicario, MD, Founder of San Diego Cancer Research Institute and San Diego Cancer Center; Community Partnerships Co-Director of the UCSD Center for Integrative Medicine; Integrative Oncologist