Susan Samueli Center of Integrative Medicine
Our Clinic: The clinic at the Susan Samueli Center for Integrative Medicine is devoted to improving the way medical care is delivered. Armed by evidence-based scientific research and education, our clinical providers integrate the best of Western medicine with scientifically proven complementary and alternative therapies to attend to the body, mind, spirit and community. Our pioneering model of care includes a wide-ranging group of clinical services, classes and training—all focused on restoring health and providing customized, thorough and enduring support over time. Our Goals: • To implement, validate and execute effective integrative models of clinical service • To educate future healthcare professionals about integrative methods of healthcare delivery and enable them to provide better care to their patients and seek it in their own lives • To provide quality care in a compassionate, friendly atmosphere. Integrative medicine takes a balanced approach to health and wellness. We strive for prevention of illness, but also to deal with health issues before they become so serious that they have a negative impact on your life. Dr. Shaista Malik named Samueli Center's new director ~ Physician is nationally recognized for research Dr. Shaista Malik is a cardiologist specializing in non-invasive cardiology and preventive medicine. She has been a faculty member at UC Irvine for several years and an associate professor of medicine since 2013. Malik received her undergraduate education at Stanford, then earned a Masters in Public Health at UCLA before entering UC Irvine, where she completed medical school and her residency in Medicine and fellowship in Cardiology. During her fellowship she obtained her PhD in Health Services at UCLA’s School of Public Health. Malik is known for her excellent clinical care and has a reputation as a caring mentor to students and young faculty. Malik is also nationally recognized for her research. She was just awarded a prestigious National Institutes of Health (NIH) grant to study genetics and biomarkers in preventive cardiology. We are honored to have Malik at the helm of the Samueli Center leading our Center forward as a trailblazer in integrative health in Orange County and beyond!
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