Dr Catherine Zollman
Dr. Catherine Zollman is Medical Director at Penny Brohn UK, a charity specialising in providing Integrative Support and Self-Management Education for people affected by cancer. She is also an NHS GP, an Honorary Lecturer at the University of Bristol and was Clinical Cancer Lead for BNSSG Clinical Commissioning Group for 5 years.
Dr Zollman studied medical oncology before specialising in General Practice and training in Integrative Medicine (University of Arizona). From 1996-1999 Dr Zollman was Medical Director of the Research Council for Complementary Medicine and co-authored a series of articles entitled “An ABC of Complementary Medicine” in the British Medical Journal.
For many years Dr Zollman was a Trustee of the British Holistic Medical Association. She is a Council Member of the College of Medicine and is on the Steering Committee of the British Society of Integrative Oncology. She has a longstanding interest in medical education and in promoting and disseminating good quality research into integrative medical approaches.
Dr Zollman believes that all medical encounters are an opportunity to help people understand how building their own resilience can play a key part of managing their symptoms and improving their health. In 2016 she was shortlisted for Outstanding Achievement in the Bristol Post Heath and Care Awards.
Session Chair for the Integrative Oncology Presentations: