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Osher Center offering yoga classes to help employees with back pain

Jul. 12, 2018—The Osher Center for Integrative Medicine at Vanderbilt will begin offering a third round of yoga classes for employees suffering from back pain or insomnia.

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Research delves into mental states of self-transcendent experiences

May. 25, 2017—Researchers have, for the first time, described the similarity of different self-transcendent experiences — mental states that range from being in love to spiritual enlightenment — along a common continuum and spectrum of intensity.

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Vanderbilt’s Osher Center offers Gentle Yoga for Back Care

Sep. 30, 2016—About a third of adults report having back pain in an average year, and the search for relief can take many paths. Sometimes the best approach is to treat with medications, topical applications, or even in a small number of cases, surgery. Amanda Wentworth, who teaches at the Osher Center for Integrative Medicine at Vanderbilt,...

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Vanderbilt’s Osher Lifelong Learning Institute awarded second million-dollar gift

Feb. 29, 2016—The Bernard Osher Foundation has awarded its second $1 million gift to Vanderbilt University to strengthen and expand its resources for lifelong learning and engagement.

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Osher Center adds health coaching expert Wolever

Sep. 24, 2015—Ruth Wolever, Ph.D., has joined the staff of Vanderbilt’s Osher Center for Integrative Medicine, where she will share her expertise and knowledge in health coaching.

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Health Coaching Certificate Program now enrolling for fall 2015

Jul. 15, 2015—Vanderbilt's School of Medicine, School of Nursing, VUMC Nursing Service and the Osher Center for Integrative Medicine at Vanderbilt will offer the popular health coaching certificate program again this fall.

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Health coaching certificate program enrolling for fall

Jun. 25, 2015—The popular health coaching certificate program will be offered again this fall.

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Mindfulness-based stress reduction available at Osher Center for Integrative Medicine

May. 19, 2015—Vanderbilt’s Osher Center for Integrative Medicine is offering training sessions on mindfulness-based stress reduction.

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New health coaching certificate program to be offered this fall

Aug. 13, 2014—Vanderbilt will offer a certificate program for health professionals to educate them in helping patients set realistic health goals and provide support in reaching them.

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Health coaching certificate program to debut

Aug. 7, 2014—The Vanderbilt University School of Medicine, the Osher Center for Integrative Medicine at Vanderbilt, Vanderbilt University Medical Center Nursing Service, and the Vanderbilt University School of Nursing have come together to sponsor a health coaching certificate program starting this fall.

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Grant boosts Center for Integrative health

Apr. 10, 2014—Through a $5.5 million donation from San Francisco businessman Bernard Osher, Vanderbilt’s Center for Integrative Health will join the existing group of Osher Centers for Integrative Medicine and will now be known as the Osher Center for Integrative Medicine at Vanderbilt University.

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Recent Stories from VUMC News and Communications Publications

The first few minutes of Charlie’s life were a blur, as a team of doctors and nurses at VUMC worked to resuscitate him and stabilize his heart rate. He was then transferred to the Neonatal Intensive Care Unit at Monroe Carell Jr. Children’s Hospital at Vanderbilt.

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The first few minutes of Charlie’s life were a blur, as a team of doctors and nurses at VUMC worked to resuscitate him and stabilize his heart rate. He was then transferred to the Neonatal Intensive Care Unit at Monroe Carell Jr. Children’s Hospital at Vanderbilt.

Tucked away in a Vanderbilt conference room, 36 adults huddle over Lego pieces. Eleven teams have been assigned to assemble multicolored Legos using the written directions included in the packet. The result should be a Frankenstein figure.

Vanderbilt Nurse

Tucked away in a Vanderbilt conference room, 36 adults huddle over Lego pieces. Eleven teams have been assigned to assemble multicolored Legos using the written directions included in the packet. The result should be a Frankenstein figure.

Marissa Benchea has CF, and she is one of hundreds of thousands of adults not only surviving but thriving with a chronic childhood disease.

Vanderbilt Medicine

Marissa Benchea has CF, and she is one of hundreds of thousands of adults not only surviving but thriving with a chronic childhood disease.

One hundred years ago, multiple “waves” of a deadly flu swept across the world.

Vanderbilt Medicine

One hundred years ago, multiple “waves” of a deadly flu swept across the world.

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