NCCIH Research Blog

NCCIH blogs about research developments related to complementary health practices. Check in regularly to keep up with the latest findings.

Past Blog Posts

Emmeline Edwards, Ph.D.

NCCIH Champions Pathways To Advance the Science of Minority Health and Health Disparities

May 25, 2021

Emmeline Edwards, Ph.D.

I am so pleased at the progress the National Center for Complementary and Integrative Health (NCCIH) is making in championing steady pathways to advance the science of minority health and health disparities, and promote health equity
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Helene Langevin, M.D.

NCCIH Strategic Plan FY 2021–2025: Mapping a Pathway to Research on Whole Person Health

May 14, 2021

Helene Langevin, M.D.

We just released our new strategic plan, “NCCIH Strategic Plan FY 2021–2025: Mapping a Pathway to Research on Whole Person Health.”
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Heapy To Lecture June 8 on Tech-Based Treatment for Chronic Pain

May 11, 2021

NCCIH Research Blog Team

On Tuesday, June 8 from noon to 1 p.m. ET, Alicia Heapy, Ph.D., will present “Cooperative Pain Education and Self-Management (COPES): A Technology-Assisted Intervention for Pain.” Dr. Heapy is associate professor of psychiatry at the Yale School of Medicine.
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Partap S. Khalsa, D.C., Ph.D.

New Strategic Plan and Environmental Health Among Features of May Council Meeting

April 28, 2021

Partap S. Khalsa, D.C., Ph.D.

A preview is provided of the May 14, 2021 meeting of the the National Advisory Council for Complementary and Integrative Health (NACCIH).
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Merav Sabri, Ph.D.

Neural Mechanisms of Force-Based Manipulations Is a High Priority for NCCIH

April 26, 2021

Merav Sabri, Ph.D.

I am delighted to share with you a funding opportunity announcement (FOA) for Neural Mechanisms of Force-Based Manipulations: High Priority Research Networks (U24 Clinical Trial Optional).
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Richard L. Nahin, Ph.D., M.P.H.

Examining Pain Experiences and Care in Underserved Populations

April 23, 2021

Richard L. Nahin, Ph.D., M.P.H.

The work of the NCCIH epidemiology program includes studies analyzing pain disparities in U.S. population subgroups; five examples of recent papers are discussed.
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Partap S. Khalsa, D.C., Ph.D.

Highlighting NCCIH’s 2021 Funding Strategy

April 20, 2021

Partap S. Khalsa, D.C., Ph.D.

Information on how NCCIH prioritizes certain types of grants and seeks to optimize their number and impact within the budget allocation--including through its funding strategy.
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Spring 2021 Integrative Medicine Virtual Lectures Begin May 4

April 15, 2021

NCCIH Research Blog Team

NCCIH offers two lectures in spring 2021 on the theme of "Novel Approaches at the Intersection of Mental Health and Pain" as part of its Integrative Medicine Research Lecture Series.
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Helene Langevin, M.D.

Using Artificial Intelligence To Uncover the Path to Health Restoration

April 7, 2021

Helene Langevin, M.D.

In this blog, learn about a new trans-NIH initiative, the NIH Common Fund’s Bridge to Artificial Intelligence (Bridge2AI) program, an endeavor that brings exciting new opportunities for researchers in the complementary and integrative health community.
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Emmeline Edwards, Ph.D.

Engaging Diverse Communities in Research: Join Our Hot Topic Webinar on April 27

March 31, 2021

Emmeline Edwards, Ph.D.

Researchers who have studied complementary and integrative health approaches in diverse populations will share their insights on how to build community–academic partnerships and share lessons learned recruiting/retaining participants from diverse communities.
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