Faculty Scholars Program

    2015-2016 Scholar Participants and Projects

    Wade Cooper, DO
    University of Michigan Assistant Professor, Neurology and Anesthesiology

    Develop an educational module to be used in clinical care and for patient education on the use of nutrition for reducing inflammation and pain.

    Elisabeta Karl, DDS, PhD
    University of Michigan Assistant Professor, Cariology, Restorative Sciences, and Endodontics

    Develop and/or implement a pilot study to examine the effectiveness of Emotional Freedom Technique in treating dental anxiety

    Heather Fields, MD

    Mayo Clinic Associate Consultant, Community and Internal Medicine
    Develop an interactive online curriculum for students and residents in integrative medicine

    Judy Haefner, DNP
    University of Michigan (Flint) Assistant Professor, Nursing

    Develop an in-depth nursing course on CAM

    Ann Hughes, MD
    University of Michigan Clinical Lecturer, Integrative Medicine Fellow, Family Medicine

    Assessing the need and feasibility for acupuncture group visits in an integrative family medicine clinic: a survey study

    Cheryl LaMore, MD
    University of Michigan Assistant Professor, Family Medicine

    Develop integrative medicine teaching modules in geriatrics for health profession students and medical residents

    Carissa Orizando, MD
    University of Michigan Assistant Professor Clinical Lecturer, Family Medicine

    Refine and coordinate IM curriculum path for undergraduate medical education

    Al Quiery, MD, Msc
    University of Michigan Assistant Professor of Internal Medicine, Hematology/Oncology

    Develop programs using medical humanities to emphasize the concept of beneficence as a core principle within the culture of healthcare.

    2014-2015 Participants and Projects

    Sean Ahlquist, M.Arch
    University of Michigan Assistant Professor, Taubman School of Architecture

    Project: Develop research protocol for enhancing adaptive technologies with CAM to improve social interaction and communication in children diagnosed with Autistic Spectrum Disorder

    Michele Byrd, PhD
    Eastern University Professor, Department of Clinical Psychology

    Project: Develop a new doctoral elective course in Integrative Behavioral Healthcare and revise a course in Clinical Organizational Management to reflect integrative approaches for psychology in medical settings

    Susan Doyle, PA-C
    University of Michigan, Staff Physician Assistant, Department of Family Medicine

    Project: Adapt MiChart (Epic electronic health record) to allow for standardized documentation of IM approaches to common illnesses

    Quyen Epstein-Ngo, PhD
    University of Michigan Assistant Professor, Institute for Research on Women and Gender

    Project: Develop a psychotherapeutic intervention utilizing mindfulness, CBT, MI and other CAM approaches to help young adults with co-occurring alcohol/substance use problems and dating aggression perpetration

    Charles Falzon, MD
    University of Michigan Integrative Medicine Fellow, Department of Family Medicine

    Project: Develop an “obesity boot camp” program using behavioral modification principles that incorporates mental health, nutrition, exercise and motivation for facilitating healthy lifestyle for population health

    Kyriaki Marti, DMD, MD, PhD
    University of Michigan Adjunct Clinical Professor, School of Dentistry

    Project: Develop a 2-day workshop for faculty in the application of mindfulness to dental education

    Elisa Picken, MD
    University of Michigan Assistant Professor, Department of Family Medicine

    Project: Develop clinical medical student education selective to highlight biodynamic farming and nutrition for prevention of disease

    Michael Rice, MD
    University of Michigan Clinical Instructor, Department of Gastroenterology

    Project: Design a pilot quality improvement study to facilitate relaxation and patient satisfaction for inpatients admitted to University of Michigan Hospitals with severe ulcerative colitis

    Jill Schneiderhan, MD
    University of Michigan Clinical Instructor, Department of Family Medicine

    Project: Develop a clinic program that includes integrative medicine approaches to address chronic pain

    Irena Zmitrovic, MD
    Assistant Medical Director, Angela Hospice

    Project: Develop a feasibility clinical services project using therapeutic touch for hospice patients

  • 2013-2014 Participants and Projects

    Ana Baylin, MD, PhD
    University of Michigan Associate Professor, Epidemiology, School of Public Health

    Project: Develop an RCT examining the impact of organic vs non-organic dairy products on fatty acid profiles and biomarkers in breast cancer patients or those at high risk for breast cancer.

    Paul Draus, PhD
    University of Michigan Dearborn Associate Professor, Sociology, Behavioral Sciences

    Project: Design a course on CAM/IM for Health Policy Studies Program at U of M Dearborn, Detroit.

    Jackie Friedman, MD
    McLaren Medical Group, Staff Physician, Family Medicine (Michigan State University Family Medicine Residency Site)

    Project: Design integrative outpatient medicine consultation clinic within hospital system.

    Susan Levisohn, MD
    University of Michigan Integrative Medicine Fellow, School of Medicine, Division of Family Medicine

    Project: Develop wellness workshops for residents in family medicine using expressive therapies.

    Sue Ryskamp, MS, RD
    University of Michigan Cardiovascular Center, Nutritionist

    Project: Develop evidence-based integrative medicine guidelines for Cardio-Oncology patients in treatment and survivorship as a first step in design of integrative cardio-oncology program/clinic.

    Amy Schultz, MD, MPH
    Allegiance Prevention and Community Mental Health, Director; Jackson County Health Department, Medical Director

    Project: Implement Integrative healthcare principles and clinical services more broadly throughout the Prevention and Community Health division of Allegiance Health.

    Heather Seipke, PhD
    University of Michigan - Flint, Associate Professor of Communication, Department of Communication

    Project: Research perceptions of integrative medicine depicted in the media and contrast with evidence.

    Max Shtein, PhD
    University of Michigan, Associate Professor, Materials Science and Engineering

    Project: Develop materials and devices to transduce the physiological manifestations of stress into measurable signals which can be further developed into self-monitoring ultra-portable gadgets and software, adapting/interfaces with different environments.

    Andrea Siegel, PhD
    University of Michigan Lecturer, Jewish Communal Leadership School of Social Work and Frankel Center Judaic Studies

    Project: Develop a pre-med undergraduate humanities course that builds narrative skill and appreciation for whole patient bio-psycho-social spiritual care.

    Lisa Marie Spratke, PA-C
    University of Michigan Physician Assistant, Obstetrics and Gynecology

    Project: Design set of IM patient handout materials for gynecology/oncology in collaboration with former faculty scholars in Gync-Oncology.

    Laura Struble, PhD, GNP-BC
    University of Michigan Clinical Assistant Professor, School of Nursing, Department of Geropsychiatry

    Project: Develop a research study to determine efficacy of traditional needle acupuncture and laser acupuncture treatments for disruptive agitated/anxiety behaviors in patients with dementia.

  • 2012-2013 Participants and Projects

    Denise Saint Arnault, PhD, RN
    Associate Professor, Nursing

    Project: Develop protocols, instruments and biomarker assessments for a body psychotherapeutic intervention for women exposed to violence and have chronic pain in the US

    Esther Bay, PhD, RN
    Associate Professor, Nursing

    Project: Design a randomized control trial on an adapted Mindfulness group based intervention for persons with mild-to-moderate TBI

    Rawden Evans, PhD, MD
    Clinical Instructor, Emergency Medicine

    Project: Develop an intervention to facilitate well-being for emergency room staff of the U of M Adult Medical Observation Unit

    Sheeja Francis, MD
    Clinical Instructor, Rheumatology

    Project: Develop an IM rheumatology consultation clinic; conduct a systemic review on the effect of turmeric, specifically curcumin, on inflammatory conditions

    Pamela Hackert, MD, JD, MPH
    Preceptor, Preventative Medicine, School of Public Health

    Project: A resource guide for use of CAM in public health

    Laurie Lennon Hynes, RN, ME.D, MAHCM
    Director, Mission & Ministry Formation, Trinity Health,

    Project: Co-develop and pilot an educational training program to support health, well-being and resiliency in nurses in the health system

    Katherine Konosky, M.S., O.T.R
    Clinical Specialist Occupational Therapy, Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation (PMR

    Project: Design a survey study to examine CAM use among OTs and its relationship to well-being

    Alexys Daut, MD
    Integrative Medicine Fellow, Family Medicine

    Project: Develop a series of patient hand-out on IM treatment approaches for different health issues

    Jim Letourneau, MDiv, MSW
    Director of Mission and Spirituality, Trinity Health

    Project: Co-develop and pilot an educational training program to support health, well-being and resiliency in nurses in the health system.

    Eden Wells, MD, MPH
    Associate Professor, Epidemiology, School of Public Health

    Project: Develop an integrative medicine primary care rotation for PMR residents that would address the health needs of an underserved Michigan community

  • 2011-2012 Participants and Projects

    Carrie Bell, M.D.
    Clinical Assistant Professor, Obstetrics and Gynecology

    Project: Design a patient education handout regarding CAM for abnormal uterine bleeding and research survey for physicians

    David Chatkoff, Ph.D.
    Associate Professor, Behavioral Sciences, UM Dearborn

    Project: Design a research proposal to examine the role of stress on inflammatory processes

    Diane Cibrik, M.D., M.S.
    Associate Professor of Medicine, Nephrology

    Project: Develop a study to examine relationship of cortisol, fatigue, and depression for transplant health

    Alicia Cohen, M.D.
    Integrative Medicine Fellow, Family Medicine

    Project: Develop an integrative medicine toolbox consisting of a series of clinical pearls for family resident use in clinical practice

    Diane Collin, M.S., PA-C
    Physician Assistant, Urology

    Project: Develop a learning module and/or patient handout on use of CAM for treatment and prevention of urologic conditions

    Tracy Juliao, Ph.D.
    Adjunct Faculty, Psychology, UM Flint

    Project: Incorporate evidence-base of CAM into an on-line undergraduate course on Abnormal Psychology

    Mary McCarthy, Ph.D.
    Professor, Music Education School of Music, Theatre and Dance

    Project: Design a graduate level course syllabus on music education and children's spiritual development

    Judith Payne, Ph.D., R.N., A.O.C.N., C.S.
    Assistant Research Scientist, Nursing

    Project: Develop a research proposal to examine inflammatory markers in breast cancer patients undergoing a yoga intervention

    Roni Shtein, M.D.
    Assistant Professor, Ophthalmology and Visual Sciences

    Project: Develop a grand rounds presentation on applications of CAM for clinical care of chronic medical eye conditions

    Rie Suzuki, Ph.D.
    Assistant Professor, Public Health & Health Sciences, UM-Flint

    Project: Design a pilot study to improve CAM use in women with physical disabilities

  • 2010-2011 Participants and Projects

    Christi-Anne Castro, Ph.D.
    Associate Professor, Musicology, School of Music, Theatre, and Dance

    Project: Develop a course focused on the cross-disciplinary and cross-cultural study of music on health and healing.

    Charu Chandra, Ph.D.
    Professor of Operations Management, Management Studies, College of Business

    Project: Design a research plan to investigate the ingredients for a holistic elder care delivery system based on supply chain management considerations.

    Shanti Eswaren, M.D.
    Clinical Lecturer, Internal Medicine, Division of Gastroenterology

    Project: Develop an educational presentation for the Gasterentology fellowship on the role of diet prebiotics, probiotics and other approaches for prevention and remediation of GI disorders.

    Ilze Hallman, M.S., A.P.R.N.
    Clinical Nurse Specialist, Psychiatric Nursing

    Project: Develop a mind-body education program for treatment of pain and depression for hospitalized inpatients that can also be utilized upon discharge.

    Shruti Jolly, M.D.
    Assistant Professor, Radiation Oncology

    Project: Develop an Intervention study utilizing Mind Body Medicine techniques for Radiation Oncology patients in order to improve their ability to cope with Cancer Diagnosis and Treatment.

    Angela S. Kueck, M.D.
    Assistant Professor, Obstetrics and Gynecology,Division of Gynecologic Oncology

    Project: Design an educational module to assist igynecologic cancer patients (and possibly their families and/or support persons) undergoing chemotherapy of CAM treatments that improves well-being.

    Lisa A. Kujawski, M.D.
    Assistant Professor, Internal Medicine

    Project: To survey the use, methods, and perceived outcomes of communication encounters between cancer patients and their cancer physicians regarding Integrative Medicine issues.

    SallyAnne Payton, L.L.B. (JD)
    William W. Cook Professor of Law, Law School

    Project: Update the healthcare policy curriculum at the Law School regarding the financing and regulation of CAM so that it can become more inclusive and aimed at health promotion.

    Melissa Peet, Ph.D.
    Academic Director, Integrative Learning and Mportfolio Initiative, Periodontics and Oral Medicine, School of Dentistry, Office of the Provost

    Project: Design a research study to uncover the tacit knowledge of extra-ordinary practitioners, leaders and innovators in Integrative medicine through generative interviewing methodology.

    Leon Wysewianski, Ph.D.
    Associate Professor, Health Management and Policy, School of Public Health

    Project: Incorporate relevant aspects of complementary, alternative and integrative approaches to health care in two courses in the School of Public Health and design a seminar graduate course in Integrative Health.

  • 2009-2010 Participants and Projects

    Greta Branford, MD
    Clinical Instructor, Med/Peds

    Project: Educational print/video module that provides evidence based summaries on current knowledge of medication-related nutrient deficiencies

    T. Bettina Cornwell, PhD
    Professor, School of Kinesiology

    Project: Design marketing research intervention to improve use of health knowledge of nutrition in food-related decision-making

    Joseph Gone, PhD
    Assistant Professor of Psychology and American Culture, Psychology

    Project: Develop testable clinical health services model that incorporates modern behavioral treatment and traditional healing practices for use with urban and rural American Indian populations

    Diane Hallinen, MD
    Clinical Assistant Professor, Emergency Medicine

    Project: Design a pilot feasibility study to assess use of acupuncture to improve functional outcomes and opiate use in an urban, underserved population experiencing chronic pain.

    Amanda Kaufman, MD
    Lecturer, Family Medicine

    Project: Develop educational resource on effectiveness, use and dosing of probiotics for various clinical conditions based on needs assessment survey conducted with UM family medicine doctors

    Ram Mahalingham, PhD
    Associate Professor, Psychology

    Project: Pilot research project to explore impact of mindfulness meditation on minority attitudes toward healthy eating; Educational lecture on compassion for a course on cultural psychology of immigrants

    Nirit-Mor-Vaknin, PhD
    Research Assistant Professor, Internal Medicine

    Project: Educational module to demonstrate benefits of CAM therapies in treatment of rheumatoid arthritis, particularly in children; Propose mechanism of action for one approach using animal model

    Louis Yen, PhD
    Associate Research Scientist, School of Kinesiology

    Project: To explore how to integrate traditional Chinese medicine principles into health management research regarding worksite health promotion and disease prevention.

    Brad Zebrack
    Associate Professor, School of Social Work

    Project: Design a research project assessing the use of CAM practices by young adult cancer survivors.

  • 2008-2009 Participants and Projects

    Kirk Brower, M.D.
    Associate Professor, Psychiatry

    Project: To develop the design for a research proposal to study the effect of mindfulness in alcoholic dependent patients.

    Susan Crowell, M.F.A.
    Associate Professor of Art, Residential College and the School of Art and Design

    Project: Pilot the development of a pain-based management program using ceramic exploration.

    Simon Evan, Ph.D.
    Research Assistant Professor, Psychiatry

    Project: Develop an educational module and website on the role of brain fitness in countering mood disorders.

    Elizabeth Jackson, M.D., M.P.H.
    Assistant Professor of Medicine, Cardiovascular Medicine, Int Med-Cardiology

    Project: Develop a research proposal to evaluate the feasibility of conducting a study examining the effects of Mindfulness based stress reduction (MBSR) on pain reduction and overall functioning in women with obstructive CAD and chest pain.

    Caroline King, M.D.
    House Officer, Family Medicine

    Project: Create a web-based curriculum module for residents on the CAM practices that are supportive to women while pregnant.

    Kathleen Moriarty, Ph.D., C.N.M., A.P.N., R.N.
    Clinical Assistant Professor, School of Nursing, Health Promotion and Risk Reduction

    Project: Develop educational workshops on acupressure treatments for clinical applications in midwifery.

    Maria Muzik, M.D.
    Clinical Lecturer, Psychiatry

    Project: Pilot the curriculum design and research parameters for a group based, mind body parenting skills intervention geared for teenage mothers.

    John Stracks, M.D.
    Lecturer, Family Medicine/Integrative Medicine

    Project: Develop a series of educational presentations and workshops on Tension Myositis Syndrome.

    Lynn Wooten, Ph.D.
    Clinical Assistant Professor of Strategy, Management and Organization, Ross School of Business

    Project: Develop a module for non-profit leadership to alleviate health disparities through emphasis on prevention and CAM practices.

  • 2007-2008 Participants and Projects

    Andrew Heyman, M.D., M.H.S.A.
    Fellow in Integrative Medicine, Department of Family Medicine

    Project: To develop and implement a web module on acupuncture for family medicine residents

    Michael Hsu, M.D.
    Research Fellow/Clinical Lecturer, Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation, Chronic Pain & Fatigue Research Center

    Project: To determine if affective self-awareness approach improves pain and other symptoms in a random sample of Fibromyalgia patients

    Anthony King, M.S., Ph.D.
    Research Investigator, Psychiatry

    Project: To examine the efficacy and mechanism of action of Mindfulness based therapy for PTSD using psychological, neuroendocrine, and nueroimaging markers

    Tara Master-Hunter, M.D.
    Clinical Instructor, Department of Family Medicine

    Project: To develop a web-based module for residency education on CAM approaches for musculo-skeletal injuries/pain

    Anne Mondro, M.F.A.
    Assistant Professor, School of Art & Design

    Project: To develop a series of collaborative art projects and curriculum model working to serve the hospital community that includes pairing visual art and health care students

    Donna Nagata, Ph.D.
    Professor, Department of Psychology

    Project: To develop a module that investigates the comparison/integration of CAM with conventional psychotherapeutic regimens, particularly with regard to various cultural groups

    Lawrence Perlman, Ph.D.
    Assistant Professor, Department of Psychology

    Project: To develop research proposal that examines the effectiveness of a wellness group model for psychiatric patients with co-morbid conditions

    Melissa Sunderman, D.O.
    Adjunct Clinical Associate, Family Medicine

    Project: To develop a continuing education series on mind-body health at the university health services and a similar series for a student leadership group on campus

    Claire Weiner, A.M., L.M.S.W.
    Clinical Social Worker, Department of Psychiatry/PsychOncology

    Project: To implement mindfulness-based cognitive therapy for depressive patients

    Lan Yao, Ph.D.
    Assistant Research Scientist, School of Nursing

    Project: To develop a research project that expands current research on Tai Chi’s benefits in the affective, cognitive and behavioral domains for Alzheimer patients and their caregivers

  • 2006-2007 Participants and Projects

    R. Alexander Blackwood, M.D., Ph.D.
    Associate Professor of Pediatrics and Communicable Diseases

    Project: To incorporate areas of integrative medicine into a teaching module for medical students and house officers that focuses on pediatric infectious diseases.

    Beverly Fauman, M.D., B.A.
    Associate Professor in Psychiatry

    Project: Develop a module on mindfulness meditation to facilitate stress reduction for medical students, house officers, and psychiatry residents.

    Henry Greenspan, Ph.D.
    Lecturer IV, Social Sicence,Clinical and Social Psychology,
    Social Ethics Residential College

    Project: Incorporate relevant information about integrative medicine into undergraduate seminar course “Pills, Politics and the Public Good”.

    MaryCarol Hunter, Ph.D.
    Assistant Professor of Natural Resources and Environment,
    School of Natural Resources and Environment

    Project: Integrate practice and evidence of mind-body techniques into a graduate studio course to facilitate the design of physical landscapes that promote healing and well-being.

    Ujjaini Khanderia, M.S., Pharm.D.
    Clinical Associate Professor of Pharmacy, College of Pharmacy and Clinical Pharmacist, UMH Inpatient Pharmacy Services

    Project: Develop curriculum lectures on use of herbs in diabetic and cardiovascular disease.

    Paul Kileny, Ph.D., M.A.
    Professor of Otorhinolaryngology, Director of Audiology and Elctrophysiology, Professor ofPediatrics and Communicable Disease

    Project: Develop a lecture series for students and residents and research proposal on CAM approaches to tinnitus.

    Cindy Schipani, J.D., B.A.
    Professor of Business Law
    Stephen M Ross School of Business

    Project: Develop survey on employment policies and programs that incorporate CAM and/or support wellness in the workplace.

    Trina Shanks, Ph.D., M.S.W.
    Assistant Professor of Social Work
    School of Social Work

    Project: Develop a research based intervention program of mindfulness stress reduction for low income pregnant women.

    Daniel Szekely, M.D., Ph.D.
    Assistant Professor Obstetrics & Gynecology, Medical School

    Project: Develop lecture or lecture series with web-based resources for residents on CAM for menopause.

  • 2005-2006 Participants and Projects

    Cibele Barbosa-Cesnik, M.D., M.P.H.
    Research Investigator, Epidemiology, School of Public Health

    Project: To develop a course in which students learn fundamentals of CAM , scientific methodology, understanding of CAM research (clinical trials, systematic review), and proposal writing for CAM research funding.

    George Estabrook, M.A.
    Professor, Department of Ecology and Evolutionary Biology

    Project: To integrate information into an undergraduate biology course in LS&A on human nutrition and the long-term effects of diet consequences on physiology, particularly the gut, and general health.

    Matthew Howard, Ph.D
    Professor, Social Work and Psychiatry

    Project: To develop 2 projects: 1) a module for two substance abuse treatment courses that address CAM approaches to the treatment of alcohol and drug use disorders and co-occurring medical and mental health conditions; and 2) a module addressing CAM approaches for the treatment of depression and associated conditions for a new comprehensive interdisciplinary course on depression.

    Amy Locke, M.D.
    Lecturer, Department of Family Medicine

    Project: To develop a curriculum that contains a sequence of didactic topics and clinical experiences that can be systematically covered over the three-year family residency, and to develop a formal resource base that faculty can access.

    Michelle Riba, M.D., M.S.
    Associate Chair for Education and Academic Affairs
    Clinical Professor, Department of Psychiatry
    Director, Psycho-oncology Program

    Project: To study the literature regarding doctor-patient communication about CAM and CAM use in patients with pancreatic cancer and; develop a model for teaching students, residents, and faculty "integrative", relationship-centered communication skills, via videos, or scripts, that can be applied generically to their interactions with cancer patients.

    Eric Skye, M.D.
    Assistant Professor, Department of Family Medicine
    Residency Program Director, Department of Family Medicine

    Project: To amplify the design and content of components of the four-year Integrative Medicine Fellowship that has recently been implemented in the Family Medicine residency.

    Gretchen Spreitzer, Ph.D.
    Professor of Management and Organizations, Stephen M. Ross School of Business

    Project: To expand the organizational change course in the Ross School of Business to include a module(s) focused on information and practice-based activities that facilitate personal and professional thriving in work and home life.

    Satoru Takahashi, M.F.A.
    Assistant Professor, Art and Design

    Project: To develop a new interdisciplinary course to create art devices (memory boxes, security blankets) that therapeutically assist patients with memory loss and Post Traumatic Stress Disorder, and which builds on the collaboration of patients, caregivers, and doctors.

    Dale Winter, Ph.D.
    Assistant Professor, Mathematics

    Project: To develop a collection of 10 learning activities that use background materials from integrative healthcare as the context for mathematical learning experiences.

  • 2004-2005 Participants and Projects

    Raymond De Young, Ph.D.
    Associate Professor, School of Natural Resources & Environment

    Project Addition of CAM material that shows the connection of nature to health into two pre-existing courses: "Behavior and Environment" and "Psychology of Environmental Stewardship" in the SNRE.

    Barbara L. Fredrickson, Ph.D.
    Associate Professor, Department of Psychology
    Associate Professor, Women's Studies Program
    Faculty Associate, Research Center for Group Dynamics
    Director of the Positive Emotion and Psychophysiology Laboratory

    Project: Effects of mind-body practices and lectures on meditation will be incorporated into a new graduate course in the Ross School of Business: "Positive Organizing and Human Flourishing".

    Deborah Gioia, Ph.D.
    Assistant Professor, School of Social Work

    Project: Issues of mental health and CAM integrated into 2 pre-existing SSW courses: "Complementary, Alternative, and Indigenous Healing Systems" (SW 734) and "Mental Health Practice" (SW 698), and a new SSW course (SW 552) developed with Larry Gant: "Theory and Practice Mind-Body Connections for Health and Self-Care."

    J. Rebecca Liu, M.D.
    Assistant Professor, Department of Obstetrics & Gynecology

    Project: A series of OB-GYN Grand Rounds (2-3) at UM to provide knowledge and resources on the use of CAM in women's health, based on surveys developed for local and national assessment, that probe caregiver's perceptions, attitudes, knowledge, and current use of CAM.

    Dolores P. Mendelow, M.D.
    Clinical Assistant Professor, Department of Pediatrics

    Project: A faculty and resident lecture/workshop on CAM applications and resources in Pediatrics.

    Michelle O'Grady, M.S., C.N.M.
    Director and Adjunct Lecturer, Health Sciences Scholars Program
    Lecturer, School of Nursing

    Project: A first-year seminar for undergraduates on the cultural, social, and scientific dimensions of CAM in the U.S.

    Tami Remington, Pharm.D., B.C.P.S.
    Clinical Pharmacist, UMHS Turner Geriatric Clinic
    Clinical Associate Professor, College of Pharmacy

    Project: Two lectures and field visits to CAM practitioners to be added to the existing Pharmacy course "The Aging Patient" (P548), which deal with complementary and alternative approaches to the management of chronic pain.

    Roberta M. Tankanow, M.S.
    Clinical Pharmacist, UMHS Inpatient Pharmacy Investigational Drug Service Clinical Associate Professor, College of Pharmacy

    Project: Coordinate CAM-related material taught by other faculty for the Therapeutics course in Pharmacy, based on newly-created survey/focus group results conducted with students and faculty in Pharmacy.

  • 2003-2004 Participants and Projects

    Frank Anderson, M.D., M.P.H.
    Director of Global Initiatives, Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology

    Project: Two lectures in complementary and alternative medicine for Obstetrics and Gynecology residents

    Charles M. Boyd, M.D., F.A.C.S.
    Assistant Professor, Department of Otolaryngology
    Lecturer, Department of Dermatology

    Project: Anti-Aging Medicine and the Aging Face
    Module on evidence-based CAM modalities and applications in Age-Management Medicine for medical students, residents, and fellows

    June Chan, M.D.
    Lecturer, Department of Radiation Oncology

    Project: A series of four lectures on commonly used CAM modalities in theradiation oncology population for radiation oncology residents

    Larry Gant, Ph.D., M.A., M.S.W., A.B.
    Associate Professor, School of Social Work

    Project: CAM Curriculum Module: Helping Your Clients (And You!) Think About CAM - Introduction and Basic Principles Half-day workshop and training manual for Social Work students.

    Hana Hasson, D.D.S., M.S.
    Clinical Assistant Professor, School of Dentistry

    Project: Two introductory lectures on CAM therapies and their clinical applications in the management of anxiety and treatment of temporomandibular disorders for dental students

    Carolyn Johnston, M.D.
    Clinical Assistant Professor, Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology

    Project: CAM for Gynecologic Fellows
    Integrating resources on CAM in the 3 year fellowship program

    Judith Lynch-Sauer, Ph.D., R.N.
    Director of the Office of Student Affairs
    Lecturer, School of Nursing

    Project: Bio-Behavioral Nursing Interventions: Complementary and Alternative Therapies for Stress Management
    One-credit course (composed of 7 2-hour class sessions) for graduate Nursing students

    Marion Perlmutter, Ph.D.
    Professor, Department of Psychology

    Project: Psychology of Aging (Psych 369)
    Expanded already existing course to include a three-hour unit on alternative medicine and aging

    Elizabeth Robinson, Ph.D.
    Assistant Research Scientist, Department of Psychiatry

    Project: Two lectures in spirituality, mental health, and mediation for Psychiatry residents

  • 2002-2003 Participants and Projects

    Jane Dutton, Ph.D.
    William Russell Kelly Professor, Department of Management and Organizations, Professor, Department of Psychology

    Project: Thriving at work through healthy relationships
    OHHRM 510 - A revamped course for MBA students

    Maya Hammoud, M.D.
    Lecturer, Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology

    Project: Three problem-based educational modules for M3 medical students in the women's health clerkship

    Ziad Kronfol, M.D.
    Associate Professor, Department of Psychiatry

    Project: Psychoneuroimmunology Psychiatry Grand Round Seminar Series

    Amy Saunders, M.D.
    Clinical Assistant Professor, Internal Medicine/General Medicine
    U-M Briarwood Medical Practice

    Project: Patient Stories: Deriving Meaning from Illness: Seminar Elective for First Year Medical Students

    Brett Seabury, Ph.D.
    Associate Professor, School of Social Work

    Project: Complementary, Alternative and Indigenous Healing
    SSW 734 - A revamped course for Social Work students

    Leslie Shimp, Ph.D.
    Professor of Pharmacy, College of Pharmacy
    Assistant Professor, Pharmacy in Family Medicine

    Project: Herbs and Supplements: A reference resource used in Pathophysiology and Therapeutics I
    Pharm 431 - A core course for Pharmacy students

    Alan Tsai, Ph.D.
    Associate Professor, Environmental Health Sciences, School of Public Health

    Project: Nutrition and Herbs
    EHS 531: A new graduate course and web resource offered through the School of Public Health