Discussing Oncology Massage Research: an Interview with Danielle Gentile, PhD

Keywords: Massage Therapy, Research, Education, Editorial, Integrative Medicine

Abstract

This interview introduces the Journal’s readers to a new massage therapy researcher, Danielle Gentile, PhD, who is a Health Services Researcher and Assistant Professor of Medicine in the Depart-ment of Supportive Oncology at the Levine Cancer Institute for Atrium Health in Charlotte, North Carolina. Dr. Gentile’s research focuses on social media in health care, integrative oncology, and the effects of integrative modalities—including mas-sage therapy—on pain in patients with cancer. In the interview, Dr. Gentile describes what excites her about the field of massage therapy and how she integrates massage therapists into her research.

Author Biography

Ann Blair Kennedy, LMT, BCTMB, DrPH, IJTMB; University of South Carolina School of Medicine Greenville
Executive Editor/Editor-in-Chief
Published
2019-09-02
How to Cite
Kennedy, LMT, BCTMB, DrPH, A. B. (2019). Discussing Oncology Massage Research: an Interview with Danielle Gentile, PhD. International Journal of Therapeutic Massage & Bodywork: Research, Education, & Practice, 12(3), 1-2. https://doi.org/10.3822/ijtmb.v12i3.475
Section
Editorial