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Integrating Health: A Wellness Blog

Mon. March 20, 2017
Maryland University of Integrative Health’s Research Symposium is an annual event that highlights the University’s research and scholarship.  We recently interviewed James Snow, M.A., RH (AHG), Assistant Provost for Academic Research and Academic Director for Integrative Health Sciences, about the symposium, the keynote speaker’s research, and the importance of evidence-informed practice in integrative medicine. Read more
Fri. March 17, 2017
As winter ends, we eagerly anticipate the return of fresh spring flavors straight from the farmer’s market or garden. This colorful salad features unique flavors such as violet vinegar, golden beets, and burdock root, and is sure to liven up your table with a bright welcome to the spring season. Read more
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Thu. March 09, 2017
Maryland University of Integrative Health’s Research Symposium is an annual event that highlights the University’s research and scholarship. This free event will offer several highlights, including a presentation by this year’s winner of the MUIH Excellence in Research and Scholarship Award, Michael Tims, Ph.D. His presentation, titled "Design, Development, and Implementation of Two Student-assisted Research Studies" will cover some of the innovative work he has conducted in his role as Academic Director for Herbal Programs at MUIH. We recently interviewed Dr. Tims about his presentation, and the importance of research in herbal medicine. Read more
Thu. March 09, 2017
Last month, MUIH's Steffany Moonaz, Ph.D., Assistant Director for Academic Research, returned to Capitol Hill to lead a monthly meditation session for members of Congress and their staffers. This ongoing initiative was developed by Rep. Tim Ryan (OH), a champion of mindfulness and meditation practice. We recently interviewed Dr. Moonaz about her experience, and the importance mindful-based practices in today’s political landscape. Read more
Wed. March 08, 2017
Steven Combs, Ph.D., has been appointed President and Chief Executive Officer for Maryland University of Integrative Health (MUIH). “Dr. Combs has devoted the majority of his professional life to the field of higher education, with more than 18 years in leadership positions. He has been a lifelong learner, faculty member, researcher, academic administrator, published author, and scholarly presenter. During Dr. Combs’ exemplary career, his demonstrated successes and chosen priorities have been beautifully aligned with the strategic imperatives for MUIH and will serve us well in the coming years.” said MUIH Board Chair Adele Wilzack. Read more
Thu. February 16, 2017
Surgeon General Vivek Murthy recently presented a Certificate of Appreciation to Sister Charlotte Kerr “for outstanding service on the Presidentially-appointed Advisory Group on Prevention, Health Promotion, and Integrative and Public Health, and contributions to the implementation of the National Prevention Strategy.” Sister Charlotte served on the 21-member advisory group from its inception in 2011 through the submission of its final report in September 2016. Read more
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Wed. February 15, 2017
There are many ultimate appetizers to delight in for just about every season of a sport or event. But not every food receives its own national day and leaves the world captivated like this green goodness. While the trick to making perfect guacamole will always be using good, ripe avocados, adding green peas makes it low-fat, equally delicious and the brightest hue of green! When you need a healthy alternative to fatty dips and cheeses, check out this twist by MUIH Nutrition student Ruth Abate, MS. Read more
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Wed. February 15, 2017
Struggling with those last 10 lbs? Can’t get in the groove with your fitness routine? Stress levels out of control? Our health and wellness coaching students stand ready to help – at no cost to you! As part of the practicum phase of their program, students in our health and wellness coaching programs are required to complete several one-­on-­one sessions with clients. Their goal is to guide and support you in reaching your wellness goals. Read more
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Thu. October 27, 2016
It is with tremendous sadness that we share news of the recent death of Robert “Bob” M. Duggan, co-founder and President Emeritus of Tai Sophia Institute, now Maryland University of Integrative Health. Bob was a true pioneer in the field of integrative health and an assertive voice for wellness in America. Though he will be missed, his legacy will thrive through all those he touched. Read more
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Fri. October 07, 2016
Karen Soltes explores iRest® Yoga Nidra as a tool for dealing with anxiety. iRest is a research-based transformative practice of deep relaxation and meditative inquiry that helps individuals deal with difficult emotions and beliefs by reconnecting with their deep, innate sense of wholeness and essential well-being that remains untouched by life’s events and circumstances. Read more

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