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NACCIH Member Roster


LANGEVIN, Helene M., M.D. (07/24)
National Center for Complementary and Integrative Health
National Institutes of Health
Bethesda, Maryland


BENVENISTE, Helene, M.D., Ph.D.
Department of Anesthesiology
Yale School of Medicine
New Haven, Connecticut 

BRAVER, Todd, Ph.D. (07/23)
Full Professor
Department of Psychological and Brain Sciences, Radiology and Neuroscience
Washington University
St. Louis, Missouri

BROLINSON, Per Gunnar, D.O.
Vice Provost for Research
The Edward Via College of Osteopathic Medicine
Blacksburg, Virginia 

CECH, Nadja, Ph.D. (07/25)
Patricia A. Sullivan Distinguished Professor
Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry
University of North Carolina Greensboro
Greensboro, North Carolina

COGHILL, Robert, Ph.D. (07/24)
Center for Understanding Pediatric Pain (CUPP)
Professor of Pediatrics
Behavioral Medicine and Clinical Psychology 
Cincinnati Children’s Hospital Medical Center
Cincinnati, Ohio

DICKERSON, Daniel, D.O., M.P.H.
Associate Research Psychiatrist
Integrated Substance Abuse Program
University of California, Los Angeles
Los Angeles, California

DELITTO, Anthony, Ph.D., P.T., F.A.P.T.A. (07/23)
Professor and Dean
School of Health & Rehabilitation Sciences
University of Pittsburgh
Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania

EVANS, Roni, D.C., Ph.D. (01/23)
Associate Professor, Director
Integrative Health & Wellbeing Research Program
Earl E. Bakken Center for Spirituality & Healing
University of Minnesota
Minneapolis, Minnesota

FISHBEIN, Diana H., Ph.D. (01/23)
Translational NeuroPrevention Research 
Frank Porter Graham Child Development Institute
University of North Carolina
Chapel Hill, North Carolina

HANEY, Margaret, Ph.D. (07/24)
Professor of Neurobiology
Department of Psychiatry
Columbia University Medical Center
New York, New York

HARRIS, Richard E., Ph.D. (01/23)
Director of Neuroimaging
Chronic Pain and Fatigue Research Center
Department of Anesthesiology
Department of Internal Medicine Division of Rheumatology
University of Michigan
Ann Arbor, Michigan

HENSEL, Kendi, D.O., Ph.D., F.A.A.O. (01/23)
Associate Professor
Department of Osteopathic Manipulative Medicine
Texas College of Osteopathic Medicine
University of North Texas Health Science Center
Fort Worth, Texas

HUIZENGA, Tammy Born, D.O. (01/23)
Chief Medical Officer
Born Clinic
Grand Rapids, Michigan

JEAN-LOUIS, Girardin, Ph.D. (07/24)
Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences
Translational Sleep and Circadian Sciences (TSCS)
University of Miami
Miami, Florida

KNUTSON, Lori, M.H.A., B.S.N., R.N., H.N.B.-B.C. (07/25)
Executive Director
Whole Health Institute
Bentonville, Arkansas

LAVRETSKY, Helen, M.D.  (07/25)
Professor of Psychiatry In-Residence
Jane and Terry Semel Institute
Neuroscience and Human Behavior
University of California, Los Angeles
Los Angeles, California

MAGEE, Rhonda, M.A., J.D.
Full Professor of Law
University of San Francisco School of Law
San Francisco, California

MEHLING, Wolf, M.D. (07/23)
Clinical Family & Community Medicine
Family & Community Medicine
School of Medicine
University of California, San Francisco
San Francisco, California

SHERMAN, Karen, Ph.D., M.P.H. (07/24)
Senior Scientific Investigator
Kaiser Permanente 
Washington Health Research Institute
Seattle, Washington

SHINTO, Lynne, N.D., M.P.H. (07/23)
Neurology and Ob-Gyn/Center for Women’s Health
Oregon Health and Science University
Portland, Oregon

SIBINGA, Erica, M.D., M.H.S.
Associate Professor
Division of General Pediatrics and Adolescent Medicine
Department of Pediatrics
The Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine
Baltimore, Maryland

SONNENBURG, Justin L., Ph.D. (01/23)
Associate Professor
Department of Microbiology and Immunology
Stanford University School of Medicine
Stanford, California

SOUMYANATH, Amala, Ph.D.  (07/25)
Department of Neurology
BENFRA Botanical Dietary Supplements Research Center
Oregon Health and Science University
Portland, Oregon

Ex Officio Members

U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
Washington, District of Columbia

KLIGLER, Benjamin, M.D.
National Director
Integrative Health Coordinating Center
Office of Patient Centered Care and Cultural Transformation
Veterans Health Administration
U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs
Washington, District of Columbia

TABAK, Lawrence D.D.S., Ph.D.
Performing the Duties of the National Institutes of Health Director
National Institutes of Health
Bethesda, Maryland

Executive Secretary

SCHMIDT, Martina, Ph.D.
Division of Extramural Activities
National Center for Complementary and Integrative Health
National Institutes of Health
Bethesda, Maryland

Council roster

The National Advisory Council for Complementary and Integrative Health (NACCIH) met on September 20, 2019.

Last row (top of steps): Steven George, Richard Harris, Patricia Herman, Joel Greenspan, Eric Schoomaker

Middle row Tammy Born Huizenga, Susmita Kashikar-Zuck, Kendi Hensel, Cynthia Price, John MacMillan

Roni Evans, Barbara Timmermann, Diana Fishbein, Lynn DeBar, Belinda Anderson

Front Row: Ginger Betson, David Shurtleff, Helene M. Langevin, Partap Khalsa


NACCIH consists of 18 members, including the Chair, appointed by the Secretary of the Department of Health and Human Services.