Touch Research Institutes: an interview with Dr Tiffany Field (interview by Peter Mackereth)

Complement Ther Nurs Midwifery. 2001 May;7(2):84-9. doi: 10.1054/ctnm.2000.0526.


The following paper reports on a recent visit to the Touch Research Institutes (TRI) based at the University of Miami School of Medicine. The main purpose of making the journey was to participate in a 3-day Research Training Workshop. The paper will first provide a brief overview of the history and work of the TRI. There will then be an interview with Dr Tiffany Field, the TRI founder and Director, and finally accounts of the workshop experience itself and a visit to one of Miami's foremost schools of massage therapy: 'Educating Hands'.

Publication types

  • Interview

MeSH terms

  • Complementary Therapies / standards
  • Humans
  • Massage / methods
  • Massage / organization & administration*
  • Research / economics
  • Research / organization & administration*
  • Research / standards
  • Research Support as Topic
  • United Kingdom
  • United States