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February 10, 2003
Doretta Royer 315 464-4833

Ran Anbar, M.D., of SUNY Upstate Medical University wins award for paper highlighting hypnosis as treatment for chronic condition

Ran Anbar, M.D., of SUNY Upstate Medical University has received the Roy M. Dorcus Award for Best Clinical Paper on Hypnosis from The Society for Clinical & Experimental Hypnosis. Anbar’s paper dealt with self-hypnosis for management of chronic dyspnea (breathing difficulty) in pediatric patients.

Anbar is associate professor of pediatrics and director of pediatric pulmonary medicine at SUNY Upstate and University Hospital.

Founded in 1949, The Society for Clinical and Experimental Hypnosis (SCEH) is an international organization of psychologists, psychiatrists and other physicians, nurses, social workers, and dentists who are dedicated to the highest level of scientific inquiry and the conscientious application of hypnosis in the clinical setting. Membership of this society represents a rare union of some of the finest academicians, researchers and clinicians whose collaboration is designed to support and inform the clinical work and research of its members and other professionals.

Anbar resides in Fayetteville, N.Y.

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