Andrew Newberg, M.D. will discuss his latest research at Thomas Jefferson Hospital showing potential positive effects of integrative protocols on the brain function of Parkinson’s patients at the Pioneers in Health Conference on Sunday, March 20, 2016.
Join us and learn more about Dr. Newberg’s exciting study! To register, visit healthpioneers.org.
Andrew B. Newberg, M.D. is currently the Director of Research at the Myrna Brind Center of Integrative Medicine at Thomas Jefferson University and Hospital in Philadelphia. He is also a Professor in the Departments of Emergency Medicine and Radiology at Thomas Jefferson University and he is adjunct professor in the Department of Psychology at the University of Pennsylvania. He graduated from the University of Pennsylvania, School of Medicine in 1993. Dr. Newberg is Board Certified in Internal Medicine and Nuclear Medicine. He has actively pursued a number of neuroimaging research projects which have included the study of aging and dementia, epilepsy, and other neurological and psychiatric disorders. Dr. Newberg has been particularly involved in the study of mystical and religious experiences, a field referred to as “neurtheology.” He has also studied the more general mind/body relationship in both the clinical and research aspects of his career including understanding the physiological correlates of acupuncture therapy, meditation, and other types of alternative therapies. Dr. Newberg has taught medical students, undergraduate and graduate students, as well as medical residents about stress management, spirituality and health, and the neurophysiology of religious experience. He has published over 200 peer reviewed articles and chapters on brain function, brain imaging, and the study of religious and mystical experiences.