Jeannine is co-founder and Executive Director of EmbodiWorks at www.embodiworks.org, a non-profit organization providing integrative cancer care resources. She has extensive experience in cancer education and advocacy, health care policy, and both conventional and integrative cancer care. Her career includes work in the U.S. Congress, government agencies, cancer non-profit organizations, and health care practices. As a writer, trainer, and spokesperson, Jeannine educated the public for several years about alternative health care through the National Institutes of Health National Center for Complementary and Alternative Medicine Clearinghouse. Chosen as the first person to serve in the Food and Drug Administration's Patient Consultant Program as an advocate in the cancer drug development process, Jeannine was also selected to work as a consumer representative in a National Cancer Institute Cooperative Group where she offered the patient's perspective about clinical trials design. Earlier in her career after work in the U.S. Congress as a Legislative Assistant, Jeannine was a policy advocate and lobbyist for the National Coalition for Cancer Survivorship and assisted the President of The Children's Cause for Cancer Advocacy. More recently, Jeannine provided writing, marketing, and consulting services through her business Healing Focus to many clients such as the Lance Armstrong Foundation, the Center for Mind-Body Medicine, EmergingMed, Cancer Information and Support Network, site specific cancer non-profits, and health care practices. Jeannine has been published in magazines, other media, and spoken before many groups.
Today January 23, 2012 is International Integrative Medicine Day! IIM Day inspires worldwide dialogue, education, collaboration, research initiatives and programming about medicine that is ...
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