Peter Wayne

Associate Professor of Medicine at Harvard Medical School; Research Director for the Osher Center for Integrative Medicine.

Ph.D.

Dr. Peter Wayne is Associate Professor of Medicine at Harvard Medical School and Brigham and Women's Hospital, where he serves as Research Director for the Osher Center for Integrative Medicine. Dr. Wayne's research evaluates how integrative therapies clinically impact chronic health conditions, and understanding the physiological and psychological mechanisms underlying observed therapeutic effects.

He has been involved in more than 20 studies evaluating the safety and efficacy of Tai Chi and Qigong for balance disorders, heart failure, pulmonary disease, osteoporosis, Parkinson's and depression, and trials evaluating acupuncture for stroke-related paralysis, hypertension, endometriosis, and cancer-related side effects. Dr. Wayne has more than 35 years of training experience in Tai Chi and Qigong, and is an internationally recognized teacher of these practices. He is author of the recently published book, "Harvard Medical School Guide to Tai Chi".

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