University of Arizona Campus  •  March 2 - 3, 2019  •  9:30am to 5:30pm
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Healing Spaces: The Science of Place, Wellbeing and Performance


Does the world make you sick? Do jarring sights and sounds trigger or reduce stress, induce anxiety or instill peace? All can affect the healing chemistry of your mind. Your surroundings may also have the power to heal. This talk will explore the astonishingly, rich nexus of mind and body, perception and place. Learn how research findings from this ground-breaking work has stimulated new approaches for designing buildings and communities that support health and well-being for all. Presented by Esther Sternberg, Research Director, Arizona Center for Integrative Medicine; Founding Director, UA Institute on Place, Wellbeing & Performance; Research Professor of Medicine, UA College of Medicine and Psychology.

Named Sponsors

Arizona Daily Star
University of Arizona

Presenting Sponsors

Tucson Medical Center

Major Sponsors

Friends of the Festival
Pima County Public Library
Stocker Foundation
University of Arizona BookStores
University of Arizona - Facilities Management
Western National Parks Association
William & Mary Ross Foundation

Key Sponsors

Arizona Office Technologies
Arizona Wholesale Supply
Marshall Foundation

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