Ellen served as a project and research coordinator, researcher, spokesperson and instructor at the Complementary and Alternative Medicine Program at Stanford (CAMPS). She also managed a high profile lecture series, and created and ran an information clearinghouse for the general public, scientists and the media.
Concurrent with her employment at Stanford University, Ellen has served as a Mind-Body Health Coach, a member of the Healing Partners Program, an instructor and curriculum developer in cancer supportive care and nursing education and a cancer clinical trials recruitment specialist. She has also served as a consultant to the San Mateo County Employee Health & Fitness Program and the Psoriasis Research Institute.
Ellen is the author of a relaxation CD and numerous publications, including a scientific, peer-reviewed journal article on energy healing. She has been interviewed by print and broadcast media, testified before a California State Senate hearing on complementary and alternative medicine, and served on the boards of several organizations.
Ellen holds a B.A. in Communications-Journalism, an M.A. in Clinical Holistic Health Education and certificates in health coaching and personal training. She has also studied a variety of mind-body health, intuition and meditation disciplines.