Publications

List of publications and posters authored by the program’s graduates while in the program

Publications

  1. Raynor, S., Giordano J. Treating Alzheimer's Dementia With CT-Induced Low-Dose Ionizing Radiation: Problematic, Yes Potential for More Precise Inquiry. Dose-Response: An International Journal. July-September 2017:1-4.
  2. Hoge, E.A., Guidos B.M., Mete M., Bui E., Pollack M.H., Simon N.M. and Dutton M.A. . Effects of Mindfulness Meditation on Occupational Functioning and Health Care Utilization in Individuals With Anxiety. J Psychosomatic Res 2017 (in press).
  3. Rush CL, Lobo T, Serrano A, Blasini M, Campos C, Graves KD. Complementary and Alternative Medicine Use and Latina Breast Cancer Survivors’ Symptoms and Functioning. Healthcare (Basel). 2016 Oct 31;4(4). pii: E80
  4. Elaine Yu, Hakima Amri. China’s Other Medical Systems: Recognizing Uyghur, Tibetan, and Mongolian Traditional Medicines. Global Advances in Health and Medicine. January 2016, Volume 5, Number 1.
  5. Christopher Funes, Hakima Amri. Ultra-low diluted medicines for prostate cancer. In: Complementary and Alternative Medicines in Prostate Cancer: A Comprehensive Approach. Series: Traditional Herbal Medicines for Modern Times. Editors: R. Hardman and  K.B.Harikumar. CRC Press. ISBN: 978-1-4987-2987-1 (2016).
  6. Carrithers B, Warner L, Au K, Giordano J. Transcranial electrical stimulation - a new entheogen? Trajectories and neuroethical questions. Camb Q Healthcare Ethics – Clin Neuroethics (2016 – in press).
  7. Wurzman R, Yaden D, Giordano J.. Neuroscience fiction as Eidola: Social reflection and neuroethical obligations of neuroscience in film.  Camb Q Healthc Ethics. 2016 Nov 17:1-21. [Epub ahead of print] PMID: 27852344
  8. Darragh M, Buniak L, Giordano J. A four part working bibliography of neuroethics: Part 2 - Neuroscientific studies of morality and ethics. Phil Ethics Humanities in Med  10 (1); (2015).
  9. Baumi JM, Chokshi S, Schapira MM, et al. Do attitudes and beliefs regarding complementary and alternative medicine impact its use among patients with cancer? A cross-sectional survey. Cancer. 2015. 121 (14): 2431-8.
  10. Cindy Crawford, Courtney Lee, John Bingham and Active Self-Care Therapies for Pain (PACT) Working Group. Sensory art therapies for the self-management of chronic pain symptoms. Pain Medicine. 2014 Apr; 15 Suppl 1:S66-75. 
  11. Giordano J, Wurzman R. Validity, viability and value of neuro-cognitive science and technology in operational intelligence and deterrence. In: Cabayan H, Canna S. (eds.) Multimethod Assessment of ISIL. p. 87-94. Department of Defense; Strategic Multilayer Assessment Group- Joint Staff/J-3/Pentagon Strategic Studies Group (December, 2014).
  12. Buniak L, Darragh M, Giordano J. A four part working bibliography of neuroethics: Part 1: Overviews and reviews – defining and describing the field and its practices. Phil Ethics Humanities in Med 9 (9); (2014).
  13. Kawa S, Giordano J. A brief historicity of the Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders (DSM): Issues and implications for the future of psychiatric canon and practice. Phil Ethics Humanities Med 6(17); (2012).
  14. Wurzman R, Giordano J. Differential susceptibility to plasticity: a 'missing link' between gene-culture co-evolution and neuropsychiatric spectrum disorders? BMC Medicine 10:37 (2012).
  15. Giordano J, Wurzman R. Neurotechnology as weapons in national intelligence and defense. Synesis: A Journal of Science, Technology, Ethics and Policy 2: 138-151 (2011).
  16. Theresa Tassey-Clouse. Morgellons: An old disease or just a borrowed name? 2009. Historia Medicinae Volume 1, Issue 1.
  17. McGrew M, Giordano J. Whence tendance? Accepting responsibility for the care of the chronic pain patient. Pain Physician 12: 77-79 (2009).
  18. Wurzman R, Giordano J. Explanation, explanandum, causality and complexity: A Consideration of mind, matter, neuroscience, and physics. NeuroQuantology  7(3); (2009).
  19. Giordano J, Akhouri R, McBride DK. Implantable nano-neurotechnologies: Ethical, legal and social issues. J Longterm Effects Med Implants 5(9): 45-54 (2009).
  20. Jason Roffenbender. Employer-Based Health Insurance: Why Congress Should Cap Tax Benefits Consistently. 2008. Backgrounder. Number 2214.
  21. Giordano J, Wurzman R. Neurological disease and depression: The possibility and plausibility of putative neuropsychiatric spectrum disorders. Depression: Mind and Body 4(1): 2-5 (2008).
  22. Wurzman R, Jonas WB, Giordano J. Pain and depression: Potential and possibility for putative spectrum disorders. Pain Practitioner 17 (3): 14-20 (2008).
  23. Giordano J, Wurzman R. Chronic pain and substance abuse: Spectrum disorder and implications for ethical care. Prac Pain Management 8(6): 53-58 (2008).
  24. Christina Pike. Alternative therapies finding acceptance in mainstream medicine. Nature Medicine, 2007. 13 (9): 1001
  25. Roger Alvarez. Integrating CAM with Western medicine: Directions for the future. ICAM Newsletter. AMSA. 2007. Volume 1, number 2 . 
  26. Armstrong JA. Urinalysis in Western culture: a brief history. 2007. Kidney Intl. 71(5): 384-7. 
  27. Wong, G., K. Shah, P. Saunders, N. Harazduk, R. Tractenberg and A. Haramati.  Impact of mind-body skills groups on medical students: Quantitative analysis of perceptions of stress and mindful awareness.  2006. Altern Ther Health Med 12:68.
  28. Bythrow, Jenna. Vanilla as a medicinal plant. Seminars in Integrative Medicine 2005; 3:129-131.
  29. Lanata C. Serggio.  Tobacco: from medicinal use to substance abuse. Seminars in Integrative Medicine. 2005; 3 (4):132-138.
  30. Chow, Jarva. Pendular Diagnosis: From Dowsing to Diagnostic Methodology? Seminars in Integrative Medicine. 2005; 3 (2): 38-43. 
  31. Dia Wirsing, Sherman Cohn.  Medical Acupuncture: The Legal Environment as Practiced by the Physician. Seminars in Integrative Medicine. 2005. 3 (1): 24-30.

Podium (oral) presentations by students at scientific conferences 

  1. Harwani N, Motz K, Graves K, Amri H, Tarazduk N, Haramati A, Effect of Mind-Body Medicine Skills Course on Perceived Stress and Empathy in Medical Students. International Conference for Educators in Integrative Medicine. Washington DC, October 24-26. 2012. 
  2. Dutton MA, Prashar A, Talley J, Haramati A, Harazduk N, Amri H. Mind-Body Skills Training for Improving Emotional Well-being in Medical Students. International Conference for Educators in Integrative Medicine. Washington DC, October 24-26. 2012. 
  3. Meredith Riddle, Dina El Maalouf, Pamela Saunders, Mary Ann Dutton, Nancy Harazduk, Aviad Haramati, Hakima Amri. Effect of Mind-Body Medicine Skills on Elements of Emotional Intelligence in Medical Students. North American Research Conference on Complementary and Integrative Medicine, Minneapolis, MN, 2009.
  4. Elissa Carney, Hakima Amri. Phylogenetic modeling of endometriosis gene expression. FASEB, New Orleans, LA. 2009.
  5. Riddle M, Maalouf D, Saunders P, Harazduk N, Haramati A, Dutton MA, and Amri H. Effect of Mind-Body Medicine Skills on Elements of Emotional Intelligence in Medical Students. North American Research Conference on CIM. Minneapolis MN, May 12-15.  2009.
  6. Eshkevari L, Carney E, Baker T, Amri H.  Acupuncture’s Role in Alleviating Stress: A Rat Model. Presented at Georgetown University Medical Center Student Research Day. Received Honorable Mention. 2009.
  7. Eshkevari L; Carney E; McLaughlin B; and Amri H. Acupuncture’s ability to fight stress:  Effects on the Hypothalamus-Pituitary-Adrenal axis and Neuropeptide Y. North American Research Conference on CIM. Minneapolis MN, May 12-15. 2009.
  8. Shah, K.; G. Wong, P. Saunders, N. Harazduk, R. Tractenberg, and A. Haramati.  Comparison of medical and graduate students’ perceptions of their stress and mindful awareness following a mind-body skills course.  North American Research Conference on Complementary and Integrative Medicine, Edmonton, Canada, 2006.

Posters presented by students at scientific conferences

  1. Elaine Yu, Hakima Amri. Traditional but not Chinese: On Uyghur, Tibetan, and Mongolian Traditional Medicines. International Congress on Integrative Medicine and Health, Las Vegas, Nevada, USA. May 17-20, 2016.
  2. Brennan Carrithers, Lindsey Warner, Katherine Au, James Giordano. Transcranial Electrical Stimulation - A New Entheogen? Trajectories and Neuroethical Questions. International Neuroethics Society in Chicago, IL, USA. October 16th, 2015. 
  3. Harwani N, Motz K, Graves K, Amri H, Harazduk N, and Haramati A. Impact of Changes in Mindfulness on Perceived Stress and Empathic Concern in Medical Students. International Research Congress on Integrative Medicine. Miami, FL. May 13-17, 2014.
  4. Zhang M, Menard M, VanMeter J, Lozier L, Browning S, Renton R, Breeden A, Brar J, Savani R, Seales P, Basdag B, Kenmore S, Mena T, Dutton MA, and Amri H. Neural Structural/Functional and Physiological Correlates of Massage Therapy in Response to Physical Stress. International Congress on Complementary and Integrative Medicine. Portland. OR. May 15-18. 2012.
  5. Nima Adimi, Hakima Amri. Effects of Mindfulness Meditation on Cancer In-Patients. George Washington Student Research Day, 2009.
  6. Elissa Carney, Hakima Amri. Does Ginkgo biloba modulate Translocator Protein expression in Endometriosis? Georgetown University Medical Center Student Research Day, 2009.
  7. Elissa Carney, Hakima Amri. Ginkgo biloba as a therapeutic agent for Endometriosis in the mouse model. North American Research Conference on Complementary and Integrative Medicine, Minneapolis, MN, 2009.
  8. Shah, K., G. Wong, P. Saunders; N. Harazduk; A. Haramati and M. Lumpkin.  Effect of a mind-body medicine skills course on medical and graduate students’ perceptions of their stress and mindful awareness.  Proceedings of the 10th Meeting of International Association of Medical Science Educators, 2006.
  9. Wong, G., K. Shah; P. Saunders; N. Harazduk, M. Lumpkin; and A. Haramati  Teaching mind-body medicine skills groups to medical students helps foster mindfulness and self-awareness and reduces perceived stress.  Proceedings of the 10th Meeting of International Association of Medical Science Educators, 2006.