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Faculty Scholars Program


UM Faculty Scholars: 2012-2013 Participants and Projects


Denise Saint Arnault, PhD, RN
Associate Professor, Nursing

Project:  Develop protocols, instruments and biomarker assessments for a body psychotherapeutic intervention for women exposed to violence and have chronic pain in the US

Esther Bay, PhD, RN
Associate  Professor, Nursing

Project: Design a randomized control trial on an adapted Mindfulness group based intervention for persons with mild-to-moderate TBI

Rawden Evans, PhD, MD
Clinical Instructor, Emergency Medicine

Project: Develop an intervention to facilitate well-being for emergency room staff of the U of M Adult Medical Observation Unit

Sheeja Francis, MD
Clinical Instructor, Rheumatology

Project: Develop an IM rheumatology consultation clinic; conduct a systemic review on the effect of turmeric, specifically curcumin, on inflammatory conditions

Pamela Hackert, MD, JD, MPH
Preceptor, Preventative Medicine, School of Public Health

Project: A resource guide for use of CAM in public health

Laurie  Lennon Hynes, RN, ME.D, MAHCM
Director, Mission & Ministry Formation, Trinity Health,

Project: Co-develop and pilot an educational training program to support health, well-being and resiliency in nurses in the health system

Katherine Konosky, M.S., O.T.R
Clinical Specialist Occupational Therapy, Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation (PMR

Project: Design a survey study  to examine CAM use among OTs and its relationship to well-being

Alexys  Daut, MD
Integrative Medicine Fellow, Family Medicine

Project: Develop a series of patient hand-out on IM treatment approaches for different health issues

Jim Letourneau, MDiv, MSW
Director of Mission and Spirituality, Trinity Health

Project: Co-develop and pilot an educational training program to support health, well-being and resiliency in nurses in the health system.

Eden Wells, MD, MPH
Associate Professor, Epidemiology, School of Public Health

Project: Develop an integrative medicine primary care rotation for PMR residents that would address the health needs of an underserved Michigan community