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Nancy P Harazduk

Title

Assistant Professor on the Medical Educator Track

Department

Family Medicine
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Phone

+1 202-687-9219

Location

215A Basic Science

Bio

Nancy Harazduk, MEd, MSW, an Assistant Professor at Georgetown University, School of Medicine in Washington, DC is the Director of the Mind-Body Medicine Program and the Ombudsperson to the medical students.

To integrate Mind-Body Medicine into the medical school curriculum, she directs and teaches Mind-Body Medicine courses for first, second and third medical students, law students, Physiology Masters students, and for the faculty of Georgetown University School of Medicine and Georgetown Law Center. In this course, participants are taught to integrate mindfulness meditation, imagery, autogenic training, biofeedback, journal writing and movement into their personal and professional lives.

As a presenter, facilitator and supervisor, Ms. Harazduk has trained over seven hundred healthcare professionals in Mind-Body Medicine. She has developed and led Mind-Body Medicine groups for people with cancer, depression, chronic illness, and severe stress. In addition, she has done extensive work with chronically and terminally ill people and the National Institutes of Health and at Hospice.

After graduating from Lehman College in the Bronx, New York with an MS in Sociology/ Education, she was an elementary school teacher for thirteen years. She later earned a Masters in Social Work from Catholic University in Washington, DC.

Ms. Harazduk has completed post-graduate training in Mindfulness Based Stress Reduction with Jon Kabat-Zinn, PhD; the Healer's Art Professional Training course with Rachel Naomi Remen, MD; and the Clinical Training Program in Mind-Body Medicine with Herbert Benson, MD. In addition, she is certified in Interactive Guided Imagery by the Academy of Guided Imagery in Mill Valley, California.

Ms. Harazduk maintains a private psychotherapy practice specializing in Mind-Body Medicine therapies in Chevy Chase, Maryland.