CAM Seminars

Complementary and Alternative Medicine Seminars

CAM Seminar Schedule: Fall 2017 - spring 2018

Thursdays, Noon - 1:00 PM
Room 239, Basic Science Building
Date: Seminar Information:

September 14

Palliative Care and Integrative Medicine
Ann Berger, MD
Chief of Pain and Palliative Care Service
National Institutes of Health
Bethesda, MD

September 28

Challenges and Opportunities in Establishing an
Integrative Health Center: Lessons Learned

Sian Cotton, PhD
Professor of Family Medicine
Director, Center for Integrative Health and Wellness
University of Cincinnati College of Medicine
Cincinnati, OH

October 19

Mainstreaming Integrative Medicine into Primary Care and Healthcare Policy- The Real Life Experiment of Casey Health Institute
David Fogel, MD
CEO, Casey Health Institute
Gaithersburg, MD

October 26

An Introduction to Anthroposophic Medicine
Friedrich Edelhauser, MD

Integrative Curriculum in Anthroposophic Medicine
University of Witten/Herdecke Faculty of Medicine
Witten, Germany

November 2

Healing Trauma Far Afield: Integrative Reflections on Working Transculturally and Internationally
Siddarth Arvin Shah, MD, PhD
CEO Greenleaf Integrative Strategies
Arlington, VA

November 9

Use of Highly Diluted Drugs in the Clinical Setting
Krishnamoorthy M. Selvaraj, M.V.Sc., D.Sc.
Professor and Chairman (Emeritus)
Dept. Pharmacology & Environmental Toxicology
Director, Postgraduate Institute of Basic Medical Sciences
University of Madras 


November 30

Integrative Remedial Care of Irritable Bowel Syndrome
Senthamil R. Selvan, MSc, MPhil, PhD
Siddha Yoga Research International
Irvine, CA

January 18 Evidence Based Ayurveda
Dinesh Gyawaly, BAMS, PhD
Ayurvedic Physician
Assistant Professor of Physiology
Maharishi University of Management
Fairfield, Iowa, USA
January 30 An Introduction to Korean Oriental Medicine
Seung-hoon Choi, PhD, KMD
Dankook University
South Korea
February 1 Using Art to Enhance Observation Skills, Improve Patient Care and Communication
Julia Langley, MA
Director, Arts and Humanities Program
Lombardi Comprehensive Cancer Center
Georgetown University
Washington DC
February 15 Managing the Pain: Palliative Care & Massage Therapy
Gianna Shipp, MS, CAM ’17
Washington, DC
The Play ON Study
Ashley Clark, MS, CAM ‘17
Washington, DC
February 22 Holistic Dentistry: An Alternative Approach to Health Care
Terry Victor, DDS
The DC Dentist
Washington, DC
March 1 Chronic Fatigue: A Chinese Medicine Perspective
Rebecca Berkson, L.AC, DIPL.OM
Diplomate of Acupuncture & Oriental Medicine
The Kaplan Center for Integrative Medicine
McLean, VA
March 19
Special Lecture
Placebo Effects: Physiological Mechanisms Across Different Systems and Diseases
Luana Colloca, MD, PhD
Associate Professor
School of Nursing
Department of Anesthesiology, School of Medicine,
University of Maryland
Baltimore, MD
March 22 Strategies for Developing a Library of Medical Plants in China
David Eisenberg, MD
Adjunct Associate Professor
Director, Culinary Nutrition
Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health
Founding Co-Director
‘Healthy Kitchens, Healthy Lives’ Conference
Founding Co-Director
CIA-Harvard Chan Teaching Kitchen Collaborative
Boston, MA
April 5

Environmental Toxicities
Oscar Coetzee, Ph.D., DCN
Natural Healthcare Center
Long Branch, NJ

April 12 TBA
Theresa A. Stone MD FACP
Medstar Institute of Innovation Integrative Medicine Initiatives
Fresh and Savory Culinary & Lifestyle Medicine
Washington DC

Fall 2015-Spring 2016, Fall 2016-Spring 2017 CAM Seminar Schedule