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    Integrative Health 

    Integrative health care focuses on the whole person, is informed by evidence and makes use of all appropriate therapeutic and lifestyle approaches, health care professionals and self-care to achieve optimal health and healing.

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Our Mission

The mission of the Osher Center for Integrative Health at UVM is to advance integrative health care by facilitating collaborations to educate future generations of health care practitioners, develop sustainable clinical models of integrative health, and generate and evaluate innovative ideas for improving health, with a focus on rural settings.


UVM’s Integrative Health department offers many educational opportunities, including minor options in Integrative Health and Integrative Health and Wellness Coaching.

Join us on May 5 for our third Integrative Pain Management Conference at UVM

The Laura Mann Integrative Health Care Lecture Series brings leaders in integrative health care together to share best practices and current research and innovations in the field.

Discover resources for building a healthy academic community through the University of Vermont's programs.



Through rigorous institutional evaluation and needs assessments, including staff and practitioner surveys, the Osher Center for Integrative Health strives to bring integrative therapies to the outpatient and inpatient arenas and to help address the growing demand for integrative health in the region. 


Integrative Health research at UVM investigates clinical and educational outcomes. Recent studies explore The UVM Cancer Center and the Larner College of Medicine have a deep interest in supporting more Integrative Health research. Our research team is collecting data on the effectiveness of group health and wellness coaching for UVM and UVM Medical Center employees and the health economics of this preventive care model.