Session: Alternative Therapies from Around the World
4181.0: Tuesday, November 18, 2003: 2:30 PM-4:00 PM
Alternative Therapies from Around the World
Learning Objectives: Refer to the individual abstracts for learning objectives
See individual abstracts for presenting author's disclosure statement and author's information.
Moderator(s):Elizabeth Sommers, MPH, LicAc
2:30 PMHerbal medicine of the Yucatec Maya
E.N. Anderson, PhD, Barbara A. Anderson, DrPH, CNM
2:45 PMAcupuncture in Uganda: Sharing a Public Health Model for HIV-treatment
Elizabeth Sommers, MPH, LicAc
3:00 PMComplementary and alternative medicine seeking behavior in patients with multiple sclerosis
Joerg Klewer, MD PhD, Karen Vogt, Ilse Worm, Joachim Kugler, MD PhD
3:15 PMUse of Reiki to Improve Quality of Life and Well-being for Persons with Advanced HIV/AIDS
Gala True, PhD, Judith Quinn, RN, MSN, Natalie A. Brown, BA, Amanda Millar, BA, Ellen Tedaldi, MD, FACP, Etienne J Phipps, PhD, Sherry Pomerantz, PhD
3:30 PMMedical Marijuana - Alternative Medicine or Political Protest
Scarlett Swerdlow
3:45 PMControlled Clinical Trials Evaluating the Homeopathic Treatment of People with HIV or AIDS
Dana Ullman, MPH
Organized by:Alternative and Complementary Health Practices
Endorsed by:American Indian, Alaska Native and Native Hawaiian Caucus; Chiropractic Health Care; HIV/AIDS; International Health; Medical Care; Socialist Caucus
CE Credits:CME, Health Education (CHES), Nursing, Pharmacy

The 131st Annual Meeting (November 15-19, 2003) of APHA