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Integrative Medicine Research Lecture Series

The NCCIH Integrative Medicine Research Lecture Series provides overviews of the current state of research and practice involving complementary health approaches and explores perspectives on the emerging discipline of integrative medicine.

"Novel Approaches at the Intersection of Mental Health and Pain" is the theme of a series within IMLS starting in June 2020.
Rescheduled dates for other speakers in this series will be announced.

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Integrative Medicine Research Lecture Series

Upcoming lectures

Currently, there are no upcoming lectures.

Past lectures

June 30, 2020

Lighting Up Our Lives: How Light Influences Our Mental and Physical Health

Helen Burgess, Ph.D.
Professor, Department of Psychiatry; Co-Director, Sleep and Circadian Research Laboratory
The University of Michigan

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May 11, 2020

CANCELED: Technology-Assisted Self-Management for Chronic Pain: Development, Testing, and Implementation of Cooperative Pain Education and Self-Management (COPES)

Alicia Heapy, Ph.D.
Associate Professor of Psychiatry Yale School of Medicine; Associate Director The Pain, Research, Informatics, Medical Comorbidities, and Education (PRIME) Center VA Connecticut Healthcare System

March 24, 2020

CANCELED: Mindfulness-Oriented Recovery Enhancement: Restructuring Reward Processing in Addiction, Stress, and Pain

Eric Garland, Ph.D., L.C.S.W.
Distinguished Endowed Chair in Research, Professor and Associate Dean for Research College of Social Work; Director, Center on Mindfulness and Integrative Health Intervention Development (C-MIIND); Associate Director of Integrative Medicine, Supportive Oncology Program, Huntsman Cancer Institute at The University of Utah