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2024 International Congress on Integrative Medicine and Health

Date: April 9, 2024 to April 13, 2024

Cleveland, Ohio

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Event Description

The International Congress on Integrative Medicine and Health will take place in Cleveland, Ohio on April 9–13, 2024, at the Hilton Cleveland Downtown. It will bring together leading figures from various fields to showcase recent scientific advancements in integrative medicine and health. Learn more online.

The National Center for Complementary and Integrative Health (NCCIH) will lead a variety of sessions at ICIMH, including topics important to researchers at different stages of their careers.

Thursday, April 11 
10:00–11:00 a.m. 

New Strategies and Methodologies for Whole Person Research

Presenters: Jeffery A. Dusek, University of California- Irvine; Patricia M. Herman, RAND Corporation, Emrin Horgusluoglu, NCCIH; Helene M. Langevin, NCCIH; Aaron Lee, University of Washington

11:15 a.m.–12:15 p.m.

How Advancing the Science of Emotional Well-Being Can Improve Whole Person Health

Presenters: Emmeline Edwards, NCCIH; Crystal Park, Department of Psychological Sciences, University of Connecticut; Maria Pisu, The University of Alabama at Birmingham; Erin Quinlan, NCCIH; Christy Wilson-Mendenhall, University of Wisconsin-Madison

11:15 a.m.–12:15 p.m.

Innovation in Research Training and Capacity Building at Complementary and Integrative Health Institutions: The RAND Research Across Complementary and Integrative Health (REACH) Center

Presenters: Paul Amieux, Bastyr University;  Brian Anderson, Palmer College Of Chiropractic; Ryan Bradley, National University of Natural Medicine; Patricia M. Herman, RAND Corporation; Lanay Mudd, NCCIH; James M Whedon, Southern California University of Health Sciences

1:45–2:45 p.m.

Meet People Where They Are: Leveraging Technology in Trials With Digital Interventions To Optimize Study Success and Avoid Widening the Digital Divide 

Presenters: Sekai Chideya, NCCIH; Keturah Faurot, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill; Paula Gardiner, Cambridge Health Alliance; Sean Young, University of California, Irvine

3:00–4:00 p.m.

National Institutes of Health Open Access Repositories: How Can They Be Leveraged To Advance Whole Person Health Research?

Presenters: Richard Harris, University of California at Irvine; Karl Helmer, Harvard; Emrin Horgusluoglu, NCCIH; Hubert Lim, University of Minnesota; Erin Quinlan, NCCIH

Friday, April 12
10:45 a.m.–noon

Enhancing Diverse Perspectives in Complementary and Integrative Health Research: Engaging Communities and Building the Research Workforce

Presenters: Sekai Chideya, NCCIH; Aziz Elbasheir, Emory University; Jolaade Kalinowski, University of Connecticut; Scherezade Mama, The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center; Judith Moskowitz, Northwestern University; Monique Rodriguez, University of New Mexico 

Saturday, April 13
11:00–11:45 a.m.

Congress’s closing plenary session on health systems transformation in the Veterans Health Administration health care system

Presenters: Dr. Alex H. Krist of Virginia Commonwealth University and NCCIH Director Dr. Helene M. Langevin 

12:30–3:00 p.m.

Post-Congress Workshop: Orientation to Dissemination and Implementation Science for Complementary and Integrative Health and Whole Person Health 

Presenters: Jennifer Baumgartner, NCCIH; Amanda Midboe, VA Palo Alto Health Care System; Stephanie Taylor, Department of Veterans Affairs, HSR&D Center for the Study of Healthcare Innovation, Implementation & Policy, VA Greater Los Angeles Healthcare System; Eric Roseen, Boston University School of Medicine and Boston Medical Center; Isabel Roth, UNC School of Medicine

12:30–3:00 p.m.

Post-Congress Workshop: Navigating Early Career Stage Transitions and Finding Funding for Career Development in Complementary and Integrative Health Research

Presenters: Lanay Mudd, NCCIH; Holger Cramer, University of Tübingen; Jeffery A. Dusek, Case Western Reserve University; Jenn Felder, University of California, San Francisco; Nora Gray, Oregon Health and Science University; Inna Belfer, NCCIH; Jennifer Baumgartner, NCCIH

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