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Sunday, May 19, 2013
Edwards, MD, MEd
Associate Professor of Medicine
Department of Medicine
School of Medicine
Case Western Reserve University
Tanya Edwards, MD, received her medical degree from the University of Michigan in 1987. She completed the Harvard Macy Physician as Teacher Fellowship at the Harvard School of Education in 1998 and earned a Master's of Medical Education degree from John Carroll University/Case Western Reserve University in 2002. |
For the past ten years, Dr. Edwards has been teaching complementary and alternative medicine courses at the Case Western Reserve University School of Medicine, where she established the Area of Concentration for Alternative Medicine. She is Faculty Advisor for the medical students’ integrative medicine interest group, as well as the Student National Medical Association. For the last year, she has been active in integrating complementary medical education into the Cleveland Clinic Lerner College of Medicine of Case Western Reserve University.
As a Family Physician, Dr. Edwards sees patients at the Cleveland Clinic Independence Family Health Center. She provides integrative medicine consultations at the Cleveland Clinic Center for Integrative Medicine, which opened in 2004. She has recently been elected Chair of the board of Mind Body Spirit Connected, a local nonprofit organization dedicated to educating Northeast Ohioans about integrative medicine.
Her interests include inflammation, nutrition for the prevention and treatment of chronic illness, the clinical use of nutraceuticals, as well as mind-body therapies.