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Looney, J. Anna

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Retired from the faculty of Family Medicine, Rutgers Robert Wood Johnson Medical School, J. Anna Looney and her partner relocated to the Pacific Northwest in July 2017. Anna taught several Sociology courses at Oregon State University (Family; Health, Illness & Healthcare).Then in 2018 she shifted her focus to facilitating Mind Body Medicine skills groups, workshops and presentations. Anna is certified by The Center for Mind Body Medicine based in Washington, DC and is passionate about teaching self-care tools that enable people to face personal trauma, depression, anxiety and the burdens of life. She registered her business as Insight Journeys LLC and is an approved contractor for a large local health system. This work is transformative and meaningful. Additionally, Anna is a hospice volunteer for Samaritan Evergreen Hospice, Albany, OR. Her partner of 43 years, Jim, teaches Biology at the local community college. Anna and Jim are thriving and happy. Their daughter and son-in-law live in Corvallis, OR, and practice medicine.