Category Archives: medicine

Fulani and Massad help community develop beyond diabetes

Health care advocate Chermerdene Jordan writes in the Huffington Post this week about  Performing and Developing Beyond Diabetes — a promising, grassroots community health initiative, spearheaded by Lenora Fulani, Ph.D. and Susan Massad, M.D.  Dr. Fulani is the dean of UX, the All Stars Project’s free school of continuing development for … Continue reading

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Two weeks to grieve, says DSM-5

Arizona State University professor and researcher Dr. Joanne Cacciatore challenges proposed changes to the “bereavement exclusion,” in the Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders (DSM-5), which establishes the (normal) amount of time you’re allowed to grieve the loss of a loved … Continue reading

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“Heal Your Brain,” say the new, neuropsychiatrists

The Institute’s Susan Massad, M.D., and Jan Wootten attended an engaging lecture by Columbia University researcher and professor of clinical psychiatry, David J. Hellerstein, M.D., who spoke recently at the New York Academy of Sciences to introduce his book, Heal Your … Continue reading

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Doctors w/ a Heart at Relational Medicine Foundation

The Relational Medicine Foundation, founded by UCLA heart transplant cardiologist, Mario Deng, and his wife Dr. Frederica Raia, hosted an evening at Playwrights Horizons featuring two plays inspired by actual stories of patients who had undergone heart transplant surgery. The … Continue reading

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