Lorenzo Cohen

Lorenzo Cohen, PhD, is the Richard E. Haynes Distinguished Professor in Clinical Cancer Prevention, director of the integrative medicine program, and chief, section of integrative medicine, department of palliative, rehabilitation, and integrative medicine at The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center. He is passionate about educating others on how to prevent cancer and maintain optimal health across the lifespan. As the majority of cancers are preventable, Lorenzo is conducting research to demonstrate that lifestyle factors including healthy diet, physical activity, stress management, and social support―in other words, leading a yogic lifestyle―can influence cancer outcomes. He leads a team conducting NIH-funded research of integrative medicine practices including meditation, yoga, and other strategies.