Jeanne Brennan Kenney, RN, BSN, HN-BC, is a board certified holistic nurse, who has practiced at the Continuum Center for Health and Healing for the past three years. Currently, Program Manager for the Urban Zen Integrative Therapy Program at Beth Israel Medical Center, she is responsible for launching and managing a program which is funded by the Urban Zen Initiative , that brings holistic healing modalities to Beth Israel’s oncology floor. Her previous work at the Center has been as the Research Coordinator for a program utilizing an integrative approach for the treatment of asthma symptoms in adults. Having worked for seven years on the NIH sponsored Women’s Health Initiative Reasearch Program, as the BI coordinator for the Albert Einstein College of Medicine, she realized the opportunity to engage in meaningful research in women’s health and disease prevention. In her previous career as a teacher at the United States Information Service schools, she lived and worked in Italy and France for six years and enjoyed travelling extensively throughout Europe. Upon return to the United States, she began a long career in the fashion industry, prior to realizing her long held desire to work in the medical field, incorporating holistic healing modalities for patients and families, with her traditional nursing training.