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Faculty Scholars Program

UM Faculty Scholars: 2008-2009 Participants and Projects

Kirk Brower, M.D.
Associate Professor, Psychiatry

   Project: To develop the design for a research proposal to study the effect of mindfulness in alcoholic dependent patients.

Susan Crowell, M.F.A.
Associate Professor of Art, Residential College and the School of Art and Design

Project: Pilot the development of a pain-based management program using ceramic exploration.

Simon Evan, Ph.D.
Research Assistant Professor, Psychiatry

Project: Develop an educational module and website on the role of brain fitness in countering mood disorders.

Elizabeth Jackson, M.D., M.P.H.
Assistant Professor of Medicine, Cardiovascular Medicine, Int Med-Cardiology

   Project: Develop a research proposal to evaluate the feasibility of conducting a study examining the effects of Mindfulness based stress reduction (MBSR) on pain reduction and overall functioning in women with obstructive CAD and chest pain.

Caroline King, M.D.
House Officer, Family Medicine

Project: Create a web-based curriculum module for residents on the CAM practices that are supportive to women while pregnant.

Kathleen Moriarty, Ph.D., C.N.M., A.P.N., R.N.
Clinical Assistant Professor, School of Nursing, Health Promotion and Risk Reduction

  Project: Develop educational workshops on acupressure treatments for clinical applications in midwifery.

Maria Muzik, M.D.
Clinical Lecturer, Psychiatry

Project: Pilot the curriculum design and research parameters for a group based, mind body parenting skills intervention geared for teenage mothers.

John Stracks, M.D.
Lecturer, Family Medicine/Integrative Medicine

Project: Develop a series of educational presentations and workshops on Tension Myositis Syndrome.

Lynn Wooten, Ph.D.
Clinical Assistant Professor of Strategy, Management and Organization, Ross School of Business

Project: Develop a module for non-profit leadership to alleviate health disparities through emphasis on prevention and CAM practices.


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