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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 integrative health.

These NCCIH lectures are livestreamed and archived on NIH Videocast.

Integrative Medicine Research Lecture Series

Upcoming lectures

Save the Date!

May 25, 2023, Noon–1:15 p.m. ET

Margaret Kuklinski, Ph.D., will present a virtual lecture on her research focused on promoting positive developmental outcomes and preventing drug use and antisocial behavior through community-based and family-focused intervention. Dr. Kuklinski is Social Work Endowed Associate Professor in Prevention; director of the Social Development Research Group; and acting director of Center for Communities That Care, at the School of Social Work, University of Washington (Seattle, Washington).

June 15, 2023, Noon–1:15 p.m. ET

Tonya M. Palermo, Ph.D., will present a virtual lecture on her research on treatment and prevention of pediatric pain. Dr. Palermo is professor and vice chair for research, Department of Anesthesiology and Pain Medicine, Hughes M. and Katherine Blake Endowed Professor in Health Psychology; adjunct professor of Pediatrics and Psychiatry, University of Washington; and associate director, Center for Child Health, Behavior and Development, Seattle Children's Research Institute (Seattle, Washington).

Please check back soon for more information by visiting our Events page.

Past lectures

June 23, 2022

Advancing Research on Emotional Well-Being and Regulation of Eating

Elissa Epel, Ph.D.

Professor and Vice Chair, Department of Psychiatry

Director, Aging, Metabolism, and Emotions Center

Director, Consortium for Obesity Assessment, Study, and Treatment (COAST)

University of California, San Francisco

San Francisco, CA

May 18, 2022

Well-Being and the Economic Burden of Disease: What Are We Learning From Cancer Survivors?

Michelle Y. Martin, Ph.D.

Co-Director, Tennessee Clinical and Translational Science Institute

Professor, Preventive Medicine, College of Medicine

Founding Director, Center for Innovation in Health Equity Research: A Community Cancer Alliance for Transformative Change

University of Tennessee Health Science Center

April 25, 2022

Can a Controversial Tree Help End the Opioid Crisis?

Christopher R. McCurdy, Ph.D., F.A.A.P.S.

Frank A. Duckworth Eminent Scholar Chair in Drug Research and Development

Professor, Medicinal Chemistry

Director, University of Florida Translational Drug Development Core

College of Pharmacy, University of Florida

Gainesville, FL