2003 Press Releases
NCCAM forges new partnerships between CAM institutions and major research universities in an innovative effort to advance research on widely used CAM practices.
NCCAM establishes Centers of Excellence to support established researchers in applying cutting-edge technologies to explore the underlying mechanisms and potential benefits of CAM practices.
NCCAM funds new partnerships between U.S. and international research teams in a novel effort to study traditional medical approaches as they are practiced in other cultures.
“Herbal Medicine: Ancient Practice Meets Modern Science” will be presented by Norman R. Farnsworth, Ph.D., of the University of Illinois at Chicago.
NCCAM announces the creation of a new NCCAM Director’s Fellowship in Complementary and Alternative Medicine Research. The program will sponsor outstanding research fellows to work in NCCAM’s Division of Intramural Research, based at the NIH in Bethesda, MD.
Following a nationwide search, John Y. Killen, Jr., M.D., has been appointed director of the Office of International Health Research, NCCAM.
DHHS Secretary Tommy G. Thompson announced five appointments to the National Advisory Council for Complementary and Alternative Medicine, the principal advisory body to NCCAM.
The lecture, entitled “Hypnosis and Group Support in Medical Care: Altering Perception and Reality,” will be presented by David Spiegel, M.D., professor and associate chair of the Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences at Stanford University School of Medicine.
NCCAM today announced the appointment of Margaret A. Chesney, Ph.D., as its first Deputy Director, following a nationwide search.