News: Dr. Eric Garland Elected Distinguished Scholar and Fellow of the National Academies of Practice

Eric Garland, PhD, LCSW, Associate Director of Integrative Medicine in Supportive Oncology at the Huntsman Cancer Institute and Associate Professor in the University of Utah College of Social Work, was recently elected to the position of Distinguished Scholar and Fellow in the National Academies of Practice. Dr. Garland was selected for a Distinguished Fellowship based on his extensive clinical practice and research focusing on mindfulness-based treatments for addiction, stress-related conditions, and chronic pain.

The National Academies of Practice is a non-profit organization founded in 1981 to advise governmental bodies on health care. A select group of distinguished practitioners and scholars from 10 different health professions are elected by their peers to join the only interprofessional group dedicated to supporting affordable, accessible, quality care for all.

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