Tucson Festival of Books

Esther Sternberg

Appearing Courtesy of the Andrew Weil Center for Integrative Medicine

Esther M. Sternberg, M.D., is Professor of Medicine, Psychology and Architecture, Landscape Architecture and Planning at the University of Arizona. Internationally recognized for her pioneering discoveries on the mind-body-stress interaction in illness and healing and on the impact of built environments on integrative health and wellness, Dr. Sternberg has advised the World Health Organization, the US Institute of Medicine and the Vatican, and she has briefed high level government officials including the Surgeon General, the Department of Defense and the United States Congress. Previously a senior scientist at the National Institutes of Health, she is the author of "The Balance Within" and "Healing Spaces." Her latest book is "Well at Work: Creating Wellbeing in any Workspace."

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Scheduled events:
Wellness at Work
How much does physical space effect how we work? Physician-author Esther Sternberg discusses the science and innovation behind making workplaces more supportive of our wellbeing.

Science City - Main Stage (Seats 195)  View this venue on the Festival map
Sun, Mar 10, 2:30 pm - 3:30 pm
Science / Medicine / Technology
Signing area: Sales & Signing Area - Science City (following presentation)  View this venue on the Festival map

Panelist: Esther Sternberg
Moderator: Lise Alschuler

Well at Work
Creating Wellbeing in Any Workspace
Science / Medicine / Technology
Little Brown
September 2023
ISBN 9780316542685
320 pages

Healing Spaces
The Science of Place and Well-Being
Science / Medicine / Technology
Harvard University Press
September 2010
ISBN 9780674057487
352 pages