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Local Physician Graduated from Leading Integrative Medicine Fellowship

Monday, March 5, 2018

TUCSON, Ariz., March 5, 2018 – Jessica Valentine MD, a local clinician at Clark Fork Valley Hospital has graduated from the Fellowship in Integrative Medicine at the Center for Integrative Medicine, at the University of Arizona College of Medicine—Tucson.

Dr. Valentine, a board certified family medicine physician, specializes in family medicine and hospital medicine and has spent 2.5 years serving the local community.

Dr. Valentine joins an elite group of practitioners to have initiated studies with this internationally-recognized integrative medicine program. Launched in 1997 by integrative medicine pioneer Andrew Weil, MD, the Fellowship in Integrative Medicine is a 1,000-hour, two-year distance-learning program for physicians, nurse practitioners and physician assistants.

“We’re excited to have Dr. Valentine as a graduate of this competitive and intensive program of study,” said Ann Marie Chiasson, MD, co-director of the fellowship for the UA Center for Integrative Medicine. “She showed a deep commitment to medicine and patient care in her personal statement and application and I’m fully confident that this two-years of additional training will give Dr. Velentine the tools to excel in integrative medicine and become a leader in the field.”

For more information about the Fellowship in Integrative Medicine, visit

About the Arizona Center for Integrative Medicine

The University of Arizona Center for Integrative Medicine leads the transformation of healthcare by training a new generation of health professionals. The Center actively supports and empowers individuals and communities to optimize health and well being through evidence-based, sustainable, integrative approaches. It embodies the philosophy and practice of healing-oriented medicine, addressing mind, body and spirit and making use of conventional and alternative therapies as appropriate—including all aspects of lifestyle—and emphasizes the therapeutic relationship between practitioner and patient. To learn more about the Center, visit

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