Marcy McCall

Marcy McCall MacBain, MSc, DPhil Candidate in Evidence-Based Health Care, University of Oxford, has recently completed a doctoral thesis that applies the Medical Research Council’s framework to develop yoga intervention for the health-related quality of life in adult cancer patients. Other areas of academic interest include self-care, medical anthropology and prevention of chronic disease. Marcy has worked as a consultant with the World Health Organization, Geneva, and completed her MSc in International Health Policy at the London School of Economics and Political Science (2005). In 2007, Marcy co-founded the McCall MacBain Foundation and remains a Director who facilitates grants in education, and leadership in health care and the environment. An avid skier, surfer and yoga practitioner, she is certified to teach Prana Flow (200 RYT).

Recent publications

Yoga in Adult Cancer: A pilot survey of attitudes and beliefs among oncologists

Overview of Systematic Reviews: Yoga as a therapeutic intervention for adults with acute and chronic health conditions

How Might Yoga Work? An overview of potential underlying mechanisms

In Search of Yoga: Research trends in a Western medical database


Past and Current Confer Events


Yoga: A Key to Mental Health?
Psychological and physiological mechanisms for emotional regulation

Saturday 7 & Sunday 8 March 2015


Danielle Knafo and Rocco Lo Bosco (2020) Confer


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