UTMB Family Medicine hosted Jun J. Mao, MD, MSCE

Aug 30, 2013, 16:26 PM by Julia Essex

The UTMB Health Department of Family Medicine would like to thank Jun J. Mao, MD, MSCE who presented a lunchtime lecture on Integrative Medicine Oncology, a Resident Didactic Workshop and Family Medicine Grand Rounds on Thursday, August 22, 2013 as part of the Jesse B. Heath Lectureship in Family Medicine

The lunchtime lecture was presented in partnership with UTMB's Cancer Center and The Department of Family Medicine.  The lecture was entitled Toward Personalized Integrative Oncology: Acupuncture and Aromatase Inhibitor Associated Arthralgia.

Later that afternoon, Dr. Mao offered the Family Medicine residents a didactic workshop demonstrating acupuncture for a primary care setting. 

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The Department of Family Medicine presented Grand Rounds featuring Jun J. Mao, MD, MSCE speaking on Primary Care and Cancer Survivorship  on the second floor of the Primary Care Pavilion. The event was open to UTMB Health faculty, residents, and students. Light refreshments were served.

Dr. Mao is an Associate Professor and Director of Integrative Medicine Department of Family Medicine and Community Health at Perelman School of Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania.  Dr. Mao is also Chair of PENN Integrative Oncology Working Group Abramson Comprehensive Cancer Center.  

Dr. Mao is a board certified family physician and a licensed acupuncturist. He combines eastern and western approaches to treat patients with a specific clinical focus on symptom management for cancer patients and survivors.  Dr. Mao’s research program centers on investigating the effects, mechanisms, and integration of complementary and alternative medicine (CAM) for symptom management among cancer patients and survivors.  His research program has been funded by the National Center for Complementary and Alternative Medicine, the National Cancer Institute, the American Cancer Society, and the Pennsylvania Department of Aging.

These educational forums are supported by The Jesse B. Heath Lectureship in Family Medicine.