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.

"Novel Approaches at the Intersection of Mental Health and Pain" is the theme of a series within IMLS that started in June 2020.

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Integrative Medicine Research Lecture Series

Upcoming lectures

November 2, 2021 - 1:00 p.m. ET to 2:00 p.m. ET

Reading Between the Tweets: Social Technologies for Predicting and Changing Health Behavior

Sean D. Young, Ph.D., M.S.
Executive Director, University of California Institute for Prediction Technology
Associate Professor, Departments of Emergency Medicine and Informatics, University of California, Irvine


Past lectures

June 8, 2021

Cooperative Pain Education and Self-Management (COPES): A Technology-Assisted Intervention for Pain

Alicia Heapy, Ph.D.
Associate Professor of Psychiatry
Yale School of Medicine

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May 4, 2021

Healing the Opioid Crisis with Mindfulness-Oriented Recovery Enhancement (MORE): Clinical Efficacy and Neurophysiological Mechanisms

Eric Garland, Ph.D., L.C.S.W.
Distinguished Endowed Chair in Research, Professor, and Associate Dean for Research
University of Utah

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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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