Noshene Ranjbar, MD, completed medical school at the University of Virginia, followed by training in Family Medicine, Psychiatry, and Integrative Medicine. In addition, she completed several years of research in the area of neuroplasticity at Yale University. She is Assistant Professor of Psychiatry at the University of Arizona and Division Chief of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry; as well as Faculty with The Center for Mind-Body Medicine. She is a leader in bringing culturally congruent mind-body skills and wellness programs to American Indian communities. Originally from Iran, she has a keen interest in weaving mind-body medicine work to the conflict in Middle East, and has been involved with Together Beyond Words, a non-profit organization that uses a similar model for deepening healing for the purpose of promoting peace. She is a leader in Integrative Psychiatry and has developed a pioneering Integrative Psychiatry training program that includes a strong foundation in mind-body medicine.