James Duffy, M.D., FANPA, FAAHPM, DABMA
Dr. Duffy is Chief of Integrative Medicine at Sierra Tucson, Catalina, Arizona.
Prior to his current position, Dr Duffy was Professor of Psychiatry at M D Anderson Cancer Center and the University of Texas.
He is also a Fellow of the McGovern Center for Health, Healing, and the Human Spirit at the University of Texas and a past President of the Institute for Spirituality and Health at the Texas Medical Center.
Dr Duffy is a graduate of the University of Rhodesia and completed his residency in Psychiatry at Brown University and Fellowships in Neuropsychiatry at Brown and Harvard universities.
has held full professorships at Cornell, the University of Texas
, and the University of Connecticut
He is an elected Fellow of the American Neuropsychiatric Association and the American Academy of Palliative Medicine.
Dr. Duffy is board certified in adult psychiatry, psychosomatic medicine, palliative medicine, holistic medicine, and medical acupuncture.
has been voted a "Best Doctor in America" since 2001 and has received commendations for his
patient advocacy work.
has published widely in areas related to clinical neuroscience, ethics, and palliative medicine.
has edited four textbooks and has chaired symposia at international meetings in neuropsychiatry, medical history, and palliative medicine.
For several years he
has been teaching healthcare professionals in contemplative approaches to healing in such venues as Esalen Institute
, Naropa University
and Shambhala Mountain Center