Osher Center Has Strong Presence at ICIMH Conference

April 3, 2018
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Several Osher Center researchers and clinicians will be presenting at the 2018 International Congress on Integrative Medicine and Health in Baltimore May 8-11. This will be the fifth biennial Congress, where over 1,200 integrative medicine researchers, healthcare practitioners, educators, and policy advocates from 28 countries and over 150 academic institutions and organizations will convene to learn the latest advances in the field of integrative medicine.

The Osher Center presenters include:

Symposium Sessions:

  • Margaret Chesney, PhD
    Looking Back, Looking Forward: NCCIH at 20
  • Anand Dhruva, MD and Shelley Adler, PhD
    So you want to start a clinical fellowship in integrative medicine? Lessons learned from two Osher Centers for Integrative Medicine in developing programs
  • Wolf Mehling, MD
    Listen to Your Body: a Multidimensional Assessment of Interoceptive Awareness (MAIA) for Mind-Body Research

Panel Discussions:

  • Margaret Chesney, PhD
    Changing the Pain Care Paradigm: Essential Actions for Moving Beyond Medications 
  • Sanjay Reddy, MD, FACP and Helen Ye, LAc, MS
    The Role of Acupuncture in Integrative Medicine

Paper Session:

  • Donald Abrams, MD
    Patients Receiving Integrative Medicine Intervention Efficacy Registry (PRIMIER): A BraveNet practice based research evaluation focusing on a chronic pain cohort

Poster Sessions:

  • Brittany Blockman, MD, MA
    Effectiveness of a Mind-Body and Peer Support Program for Teens Living with Chronic Illness and their Parents: A Pilot Study
  • Selena Chan, DO
    Integrative Psychiatry Curriculum for Psychiatry Residents
  • Carla Kuon, MD
    Effect of a 5-Day Ketogenic Diet on Chemotherapy Side Effects, A Case Series Report
  • Wolf Mehling, MD
    The Multidimensional Assessment of Interoceptive Awareness (MAIA) questionnaire: benefits, shortcomings, controversies
  • Sudha Prathikanti, MD
    Treating Major Depression with Yoga: Results of a Randomized Controlled Pilot Trial
  • Carolyn Tague, MA, CMT
    Developing competencies for hospital-based massage therapy