Doctors to review mind-body interactions

Esther Sternberg, M.D.
Esther Sternberg, M.D.

Esther Sternberg, M.D., will speak on “The Science of the Mind-Body Interaction in Illness and Healing” at a Tucson Mai­monides Society dinner on Thursday, Oct. 10 at 6:30 p.m. at Hacienda del Sol, 5501 N. Hacienda del Sol Road. The Tucson Maimonides Society is a program of the Jewish Federation of Southern Arizona.

Sternberg is director of research at the Arizona Center for Integrative Medicine at the University of Arizona. She is internationally recognized for her discoveries in brain-immune interactions and the effects of the brain’s stress response on health. Along with publications in scientific journals, she is the author of two popular books: “The Balance Within: The Science Connecting Health and Emotions” and the best-selling “Healing Spaces: The Science of Place and Well-Being.”

The cost is $48; interns and medical residents, $20; medical students, free. RSVP by Oct. 3 to Karen Graham at 577-9393, ext. 118 or kgraham@jfsa.org or online at www.jewishtucson.org.