Gayle MacDonald

Foundational Course

Massage for People Living with Cancer© (24 hours)

Supplemental Courses

Massage in the Oncology Setting© (35 hours)

Mentoring in the Basics of Oncology Massage (24 hours)


Gayle MacDonald, M.S., LMT, is the author of Medicine Hands: Massage Therapy for People with Cancer and Massage for the Hospital Patient and Medically Frail Client. Since 1994, she has worked with patients and trained massage therapists on the oncology units at Oregon Health and Science University (OHSU) in Portland, Oregon plus four other hospitals around the US and Scotland. Since 1998, Gayle has taught continuing education to massage therapists and is the lead teacher for the Oncology Massage Education Associates (OMEA) and a member of the Peregrine Institute of Oncology Massage Training (PIOMT) faculty. She is currently developing programs to mentor therapists and teachers.


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