Faculty Scholars Program
UM Faculty Scholars: 2007-2008 Participants and Projects
Andrew Heyman, M.D., M.H.S.A.
Fellow in Integrative Medicine, Department of Family Medicine
Project: To develop and implement a web module on acupuncture for family medicine residents
Michael Hsu, M.D.
Research Fellow/Clinical Lecturer, Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation, Chronic Pain & Fatigue Research Center
Project: To determine if affective self-awareness approach improves pain and other symptoms in a random sample of Fibromyalgia patients
Anthony King, M.S., Ph.D.
Research Investigator, Psychiatry
Project: To examine the efficacy and mechanism of action of Mindfulness based therapy for PTSD using psychological, neuroendocrine, and nueroimaging markers
Tara Master-Hunter, M.D.
Clinical Instructor, Department of Family Medicine
Project: To develop a web-based module for residency education on CAM approaches for musculo-skeletal injuries/pain
Anne Mondro, M.F.A.
Assistant Professor, School of Art & Design
Project: To develop a series of collaborative art projects and curriculum model working to serve the hospital community that includes pairing visual art and health care students
Donna Nagata, Ph.D.
Professor, Department of Psychology
Project: To develop a module that investigates the comparison/integration of CAM with conventional psychotherapeutic regimens, particularly with regard to various cultural groups
Lawrence Perlman, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor, Department of Psychology
Project: To develop research proposal that examines the effectiveness of a wellness group model for psychiatric patients with co-morbid conditions
Melissa Sunderman, D.O.
Adjunct Clinical Associate, Family Medicine
Project: To develop a continuing education series on mind-body health at the university health services and a similar series for a student leadership group on campus
Claire Weiner, A.M., L.M.S.W.
Clinical Social Worker, Department of Psychiatry/PsychOncology
Project: To implement mindfulness-based cognitive therapy for depressive patients
Lan Yao, Ph.D.
Assistant Research Scientist, School of Nursing
Project: To develop a research project that expands current research on Tai Chi’s benefits in the affective, cognitive and behavioral domains for Alzheimer patients and their caregivers