UCSF Osher Center for Integrative Medicine

About the Center

Osher CenterEstablished in 1997, the UCSF Osher Center for Integrative Medicine has become one of the leading centers in the world and a premier integrative health resource for the San Francisco Bay Area and beyond. Click here for further information on the Center’s mission and history.

The Osher Center is the first program of its kind to offer fully developed programs in research, education and patient care, and meet the needs of patients who seek a healing-oriented approach to healthcare. In addition to operating a campus-wide multidisciplinary research and training program in integrative medicine at UCSF, the clinic at the Osher Center provides an optimal healing environment for patients, and a wealth of approaches for individuals and families seeking health and wellness.

To date, the Center has received two prestigious Center of Excellence Awards from the National Institutes of Health; developed required and elective curricula for health professional students, and conducted over twenty thousand patient visits.

 

UCSF Osher Center: Core Faculty

  • Frederick (Rick) Hecht, MD
    Director of Research, UCSF Osher Center
    Osher Foundation Endowed Chair in Research in Integrative Medicine
    Professor, UCSF School of Medicine
  • Maria Chao, DrPH, MPA
    Associate Director of Research, UCSF Osher Center
    Associate Director for Health Equity and Diversity, UCSF Osher Center
    Associate Professor, UCSF School of Medicine

  • Shelley R. Adler, PhD
    Director, UCSF Osher Center
    Osher Foundation Distinguished Professor of Integrative Medicine
    Professor, Department of Family and Community Medicine
  • Aditi Bhargava, PhD
    Director of Laboratory Research, UCSF Osher Center
    Professor, UCSF School of Medicine
  • Margaret Chesney, PhD
    Core Research Faculty, UCSF Osher Center
    Professor, UCSF School of Medicine
  • Anand Dhruva, MD
    Core Research Faculty, UCSF Osher Center
    Associate Professor, UCSF School of Medicine
  • Ashley Mason, PhD
    Core Research Faculty, UCSF Osher Center
    Assistant Professor, UCSF School of Medicine
  • Wolf Mehling, MD
    Core Research Faculty, UCSF Osher Center
    Professor, UCSF School of Medicine
  • Patty Moran, PhD
    Core Research Faculty, UCSF Osher Center
    Research Specialist, UCSF Department of Medicine
  • Helen Y. Weng, PhD
    Core Research Faculty, UCSF Osher Center
    Affiliate Faculty Member, Neuroscape, UCSF Sandler Neurosciences Center
    Assistant Professor, UCSF School of Medicine