Sian Cotton, PhD

University of Cincinnati, USA

 

Sian Cotton, PhD, is an Associate Professor in the Departments of Family and Community Medicine and Pediatrics at the University of Cincinnati’s College of Medicine.  She is the Founder and Director of UC’s Center for Integrative Health and Wellness and UC Health Integrative Medicine.  Dr. Cotton has received NIH and foundation funding to support her research which focuses primarily on mind-body interventions and integrative medicine practice-based research.  Her research interests include complementary/integrative health and medicine, coping with chronic illness, pediatric and adolescent health, student and provider wellness, and religion/spirituality. As a clinical health psychologist, Dr. Cotton has worked with children, adolescents and adults with a variety of medical and psychiatric conditions, with a particular interest on the impact of medical conditions on psychological and social functioning and utilizing an integrative approach to care.