"Loving Kindness is my religion."
His Holiness the Dalai Lama
Miriam Cameron, Ph.D., M.S., M.A., R.N.
Dr. Cameron is a member of the Graduate Faculty, as well as Lead Faculty of the Tibetan Healing Initiative, at the University of Minnesota Center for Spirituality & Healing. She had developed and teaches three graduate courses about the practices of Tibetan Medicine, Yoga, and Ayurveda.
Dr. Cameron earned a doctor of philosophy in nursing and bioethics, a master of science in nursing, a master of arts in philosophy and bioethics, and a bachelor of science in nursing at the University of Minnesota. In addition, she did postdoctoral study in cross-cultural nursing and bioethics at Georgetown University, University of Illinois-Chicago, University of Wisconsin in Madison, Midwest Center for Bioethics in Kansas City, and the University of Minnesota.
Dr. Cameron has been PI of nine research studies and a Co-Investigator of one research study. The National Institute of Nursing Research at the National Institutes of Health funded Dr. Cameron's doctoral and postdoctoral phenomenological, cross-cultural ethics research studies.
Currently, Dr. Cameron and her research team are conducting research about Tibetan Medicine, funded by the Center for Spirituality and Healing at the University of Minnesota. Their research partner is the Men-Tsee-Khang, the Tibetan Medical Institute of His Holiness the Dalai Lama in Dharamsala, India.
Dr. Cameron's publications include journal articles, columns, book chapters, a monograph, and three books:
For many years, Dr. Cameron has traveled in Asia and studied Tibetan Medicine, Ayurveda, and Yoga. She has collaborated with colleagues in the U.S., India, Tibet, China, Nepal, and South Korea to conduct research and engage in other projects involving cross-cultural ethics, spirituality, and healing.
Dr. Cameron lives in Golden Valley, Minnesota, with her husband, Michael Ormond, a family law attorney, Fellow in the American Academy of Matrimonial Lawyers, Super Lawyer, Family Law Faculty for the Minnesota Judicial College, and former political philosophy professor at the University of California Long Beach.
Contact Dr. Cameron at: email@example.com
Miriam on yak by Potala Palace in Lhasa, Tibet.
Miriam and Michael with their Tibetan family in Minnesota.