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.
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
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
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.
Greta Branford, MD
Clinical Instructor, Med/Peds
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
Research Assistant Professor, Internal Medicine
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.
Associate Professor, School of Social Work
Project: Design a research project assessing the use of CAM practices by young adult cancer survivors.
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.
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
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.
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.
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.
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
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