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Associate Chair of the Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, Stanford University School of Medicine
Dr. David Spiegel is the Jack, Lulu & Sam Willson Professor in the School of Medicine, Associate Chair of Psychiatry & Behavioral Sciences, Director of the Center on Stress and Health, and Medical Director of the Center for Integrative Medicine at Stanford University School of Medicine, where he has been a member of the academic faculty since 1975. He is Past President of the American College of Psychiatrists, and is Past President of the Society for Clinical and Experimental Hypnosis. He has published ten books, 346 scientific journal articles, and 148 book chapters on hypnosis, psychosocial oncology, stress physiology, trauma, and psychotherapy. His research has been supported by the National Institute of Mental Health, the National Cancer Institute, the National Institute on Aging, the John D. and Catherine T. MacArthur Foundation, the Fetzer Institute, the Dana Foundation for Brain Sciences, and the Nathan S. Cummings Foundation, among others. He is winner of 22 awards, including the 2004 Judd Marmor Award from the American Psychiatric Association for biopsychosocial research and the HIlgard Award from the International Society of Hypnosis. His research on cancer patients was featured in Bill Moyers' Emmy award-winning PBS series, Healing and the Mind, and recently on the Jane Pauley Show and Good Morning America.