Vice President at Holy Redeemer Health Systems
Dr. Beth Baughman DuPree is board certified in General Surgery as well as Integrative and Holistic Medicine. She specializes in treating breast cancer, promoting prevention and breast health as well. Dr. DuPree is the Medical Director of The Integrative Medicine Program at Holy Redeemer Hospital. She holds an academic appointment as Adjunct Assistant Professor of Surgery at The University of Pennsylvania. She and her partners actively participate in breast fellowship education and training for several programs.
Dr. DuPree encourages her patients to integrate healing therapies, whether it is through lifestyle modification, spiritual assistance, grief counseling, exercise programs, Reiki, Yoga or massage. In fact, she is a Master-Level Reiki practitioner. Dr. DuPree believes that “whatever it takes to help a person find healing and peace within should be an integral part of their treatment process.”
She is the founder of The Healing Consciousness Foundation that funds healing services for breast cancer survivors and other at risk for the disease. Dr. DuPree’s first book The Healing Consciousness: A Doctor’s Journey to Healing was published in 2006.
This energetic, witty mother of two sons has received numerous awards for her medical work as well as her humanitarian endeavors as a member of medical mission teams. Dr. DuPree’s skin-sparing mastectomies, performed in conjunction with reconstructive surgery were featured live on the Internet in October 1999, This Web cast and subsequent television documentary received a coveted Gracie Allen Award in New York City in April 2000. She has received several awards throughout her career. In 2014 she received the KYW CBS 3 Women’s Achievement Award”. In 2013 an inaugural REAL Award, PoWeR Award (Professional Women’s Round Table), Awardee of Distinction University of Pittsburgh Athletic Hall of Fame, Inducted in to “The Drexel100” and named on of More Magazine’s “Ten Fierce Females” at the 10th anniversary half marathon that she ran. In 2012 Dr. DuPree was voted in as Philadelphia Magazine’s first “Health Hero” from over 500 nominees. She wants to inspire all women to follow their passion ad make a difference in the world.