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Alejandro Chaoul

Director of Research

Ligmincha International

HQ Phone:  (434) 263-6304

Email: a***@***.org

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Ligmincha International

554 Drumheller Lane

Shipman, Virginia,22971

United States

Company Description

Ligmincha International is a worldwide network of centers and sanghas founded by Geshe Tenzin Wangyal Rinpoche. Serenity Ridge, a year-round retreat center located in Nelson County, Virginia, USA, is the headquarters of Ligmincha International. Our organizat...more

Background Information

Employment History

Researcher

Doors Academy


Assistant Professor and Director of Education At the Integrative Medicine Program

University of Texas


Faculty Position

Anderson Cancer Center


Assistant Professor and Director of Education

M.D.S. P.C


Assistant Professor

UT Medical School


Affiliations

The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center

Assistant Professor and Director of Education, Integrative Medicine Program


Compassionate Houston Inc

Board Member


McGovern Center for Humanities and Ethics

Associate Faculty Member


Rothko Chapel

Advisor


Indiana University

Board Member


Society for Integrative Oncology

Members


Yoga Association of Houston

Education Committee Chairman


Education

Ligmincha Institute


Integrative Medicine Program

UT Medical School


BS

Mass Communications

Boston University


MA


Ph. D.

Doors Academy


Ph.D.

Ligmincha Center for Texas Institute for Tibetan Meditative and Healing Arts


Ph.D.

Ligmincha Texas Institute


Ph.D.

Rice


Ph.D.

University of Texas Medical School at Houston , University of St. Thomas


Ph.D.

University of Texas MD


Web References(182 Total References)


The 3 Doors | Research Group | The 3 Doors

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Alejandro Chaoul, Ph.D.
Alejandro Chaoul, Ph.D.3 Doors Researcher Alejandro Chaoul is an assistant professor and director of education at the Integrative Medicine Program, Department of Palliative, Rehabilitation, and Integrative Medicine at The University of Texas (UT) M.D. Anderson Cancer Center, Houston, TX. He is also an associate faculty member at the McGovern Center for Humanities and Ethics at UT's Medical School in Houston. Alejandro Chaoul is the director of research at Ligmincha International. He is a Senior Teacher of The Three Doors and also teaches under the auspices of Ligmincha Institute in various parts of the US, Latin America and Europe. Alejandro has extensive experience in the area of mind-body practices, both academically and in clinical practice. He has been actively involved in research examining different cancer populations, including past and current studies funded by the National Cancer Institute. His research and publications focus on mind-body practices in integrative care, examining how these practices can reduce chronic stress, anxiety and sleep disorders and improve quality of life and cognitive function. The research is led by Principal Investigator Mike Gawrysiak, Ph.D., Delaware State University and University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine, with the support of The 3 Doors research team: Claire Clark, Ph.D., University of Utah School of Medicine; Alejandro Chaoul, Ph.D., University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center's Integrative Medicine Program, and Scott Clearwater, Ph.D.


www.the3doors.org

Alejandro Chaoul, Academy teacher for training in Mexico
Alejandro is a senior student of Tenzin Wangyal Rinpoche and has studied since 1989 with many Tibetan Bon and Buddhist masters. Alejandro is the director of research at Ligmincha Institute and additionally serves as director of Ligmincha Texas Institute for the Tibetan Meditative and Healing Arts, Houston, www.ligminchatexas.org. Alejandro teaches meditation to cancer patients and their supporters and is involved in research using tsa lung trül khor with cancer patients at the University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center in Houston. He is also an assistant professor at the John P. McGovern, M.D., Center for Health, Humanities, and the Human Spirit and the U.T. School of Medicine in Houston. Alejandro received his Ph.D. in Tibetan religions from Rice University and is author of "Chod Practice" in the Bon Tradition, Snow Lion, 2009.


The 3 Doors | Latin American Academy | The 3 Doors

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Presenters: Senior Teachers Alejandro Chaoul and Laura Shekerjian
Alejandro Chaoul, Senior Teacher Alejandro Chaoul has studied in the Tibetan tradition since 1989, and for over 20 years with Yongdzin Tenzin Namdak and Tenzin Wangyal Rinpoche. He holds a PhD in Tibetan religions from Rice University. Since 1995, he has been teaching meditation classes and workshops nationally and internationally under the auspices of Ligmincha Institute and is on the Board of Ligmincha Institute Texas. Since 1999 he has designed and taught mind-body interventions for the Integrative Medicine Program of the M.D. Anderson Cancer Center in Houston, TX, where he holds a faculty position and conducts research on the effects of these practices in people with cancer. He is an associate faculty member at The University of Texas' McGovern Center for Humanities and Ethics, where he teaches medical students in the areas of spirituality, complementary and integrative medicine, and end of life care. In addition to teaching in the Latin American Academy, Alejandro is a member of the research committee of The 3 Doors. Alejandro is the author of Chod Practice in the Bon Tradition (Snow Lion, 2009). He lives in Houston with his wife, son, and daughter.


rothkochapel.org

Alejandro Chaoul, Ph.D., Bon-Buddhist Meditation
Suggested donation $10, click here to make a donation ahead of time Learn about meditation in the ancient Bon-Buddhist tradition of Tibet, and how it can be a "medicine" for our mind-wandering and emotional entanglements. We will also practice simple techniques of "Meditation Precious Pills" for every day life. Dr. Alejandro Chaoul is an assistant professor and director of education at M. D. Anderson Cancer Center's Integrative Medicine program, where he conducts research using mind-body techniques with cancer patients, holds group and individual meditation classes, and directs the education initiatives on integrative medicine. He is also an associate faculty member at The McGovern Center for Humanities and Ethics at University of Texas Medical School, where he teaches medical students in the areas of spirituality, complementary and integrative medicine, and end of life care. Alejandro is also on the Board and is a meditation and Tibetan yoga teacher of the Ligmincha Texas Institute for the Tibetan Meditative and Healing Arts as well as an advisor for the Rothko Chapel.


International Yoga Day Honors Yoga Service Award | Hindus Of Greater Houston

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Dr Alejandro Chaoul
Dr Alejandro Chaoul, Ph D, is a senior student of Tenzin Wangyal Rinpoche and has studied since 1989 with many Tibetan Bon and Buddhist masters. After studying with various Hindu and Buddhist teachers, he became a senior student of Tenzin Wangyal Rinpoche at the Ligmincha Institute. Since 1995, he has been teaching Tibetan meditation and mind-body techniques in the US, Mexico, Latin America and Europe. In 2006 Alejandro obtained his PhD in Tibetan Religions from Rice University in Houston, TX. He currently teaches courses in spirituality and health at the University of Texas Health Science Center and does research at the M.D. Anderson Cancer Center, using Tibetan meditation and mind-body techniques with cancer patients


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