275010 Complementary Health Approaches: Promise and Concerns

Tuesday, October 30, 2012 : 12:30 PM - 12:50 PM

Josephine P. Briggs, MD , National Center for Complementary and Alternative Medicine (NCCAM), Bethesda, MD
This joint lecture will focus on intersections of public health and complementary/integrative approaches to healthcare. Speakers will discuss complementary and integrative approaches and offer their visions for improving health and healthcare in the US.

Learning Areas:
Other professions or practice related to public health
Planning of health education strategies, interventions, and programs
Public health or related education

Learning Objectives:
Define what are complementary health practices and integrative medicine. Discuss how complementary health practices and integrative medicine are utilized in real world settings and in the US healthcare system.

Presenting author's disclosure statement:

Qualified on the content I am responsible for because: I oversee NIH Research on Complementary Health Practices. I am an experienced Clinical Researcher.
Any relevant financial relationships? No

I agree to comply with the American Public Health Association Conflict of Interest and Commercial Support Guidelines, and to disclose to the participants any off-label or experimental uses of a commercial product or service discussed in my presentation.