Barbara White

Urbana, Illinois 61801

(217) 778–4264


Bachelor of Arts Degree in English Literature with minor in Philosophy, University of Illinois, 1975.

Study and practice of Yoga, 1975 to present.

Teacher Training Program, Oak Meadow School, Ojai, California, 1984.

Traditional Chinese Medicine, Parkland College, Champaign, Illinois, 2004.

Healing Touch Practitioner Certification, Healing Touch International, Inc., 2007.

Provena Hospice Volunteer Training Program, 2010.

Seminars and Conferences

“Tradition and Innovation: Seeking the Authentic Heart of Practice,” presented by Yoga Journal, Los Angeles, California, March 14–17, 2003.

“Integrative Cancer Care: Tending the Body, Mind, and Spirit,” Kansas City, Kansas, March 26, 2004.

“Bioethical Challenges in a 21st Century World,” a Millercomm Conference at the University of Illinois, Urbana, October 5, 2006.

Presentations sponsored by Carle Foundation Hospital and Carle Clinic Association, Urbana, Illinois

“Caring for the Caregiver,” May 10, 2001.

“Keeping Our Promises: The Ethic & Spirit of Care in Healing Relationships,” November 11, 2003.

“Complexities of Caring for People with Pain,” November 8, 2005.

“Pain Management at the End of Life: Bridging the Gap between Knowledge and Practice,” a Hospice Foundation of America Teleconference, April 5, 2006.

“Creating a Culture of Compassion: Best Practices in Supportive Care for Those with Serious Illnesses,” September 9, 2006.

Healing Touch Workshops


Level 1

October 22–24, 2004, Evansville, Indiana

Victoria Slater


Level 2

Nov. 12–13, 2004, Coon Rapids, Minnesota Jackie Mielke


Physics for Healing Touch

March 11–12, 2005, Evansville, Indiana

Victoria Slater


Level 3

June 11–12, 2005, Northbrook, Illinois

Marcia Bregman


Level 4

October 27–30, 2005, Holland, Michigan

Cynthia Hutchison


Level 5

August 3–6, 2006, St Louis, Missouri

Mary Szczepanski

Work Experience

Carle Cancer Center, Urbana, Illinois. Administrative Assistant 1991–1992.

Patient Care Coordinator 1993–2005, part-time Administrative Assistant 2005–2007.

Ecological Services, Urbana, Illinois. Administrative and technical assistant to my husband, working on nature preservation, 2005 to present.

Healing Touch Practitioner, 2007 to present.