"Economics of Complementary and Integrative Medicine"
Date: April 18, 2017
Time: 12-1 p.m.
Location: Main Building, Floor 11, Elevator B, Hickey Auditorium (R11.1400)
Speaker: Patricia M. Herman, Ph.D., ND, is Senior Behavioral and Social Scientist at the RAND Corporation and a member of the Pardee RAND Graduate School faculty. Her research centers on health economics, innovative care models, and overall cquality of life. Dr. Herman is an NIH/NCCAM-trained-trained methodologoist, resource economist, and licensed naturopathic doctor. For more than 35 years, Herman has conducted policy and cost-effectiveness analysis concerning water rights, waste recycling, energy and water conservation, and health care.
Her cost-effectiveness projects include: yoga and mindfulness-based stress reduction for low-back pain; tailored navigation for colorectal cancer screening; drug treatment alternatives to prison; intergrative primary care; implementation support for evidence-based youth programs; and complementary and integrative therapies use in younger verteran with chronic pain.
This Lecture Series hosts expert speakers from around the world to present state-of-the-art research and clinical programs in the area of integrative medicine. Topics deal with evidence-based research on complementary cancer treatments and therapies.
Events are held on the third Tuesday of every month and are designed for healthcare professionals within and outside of the institution.
The Lecture Series is kindly underwritten by the Friends of Integrative Medicine.
Please inquire about CME credits and Certificates of Attendance at the registration table.
Lunch will be provided for the first 75 participants.
Open to the Public
Date: April 17, 2017
Time: 6:30-7 p.m.
Location: South Campus Research Building 2, 7435 Fannin St., Houston 77054
Speakers: Peiying Yang, Ph.D., MPH, Associate Professor, Department of Palliative, Rehabilitation and Integrative Medicine, The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center, Houston, Texas. Angela Sue Thompson, RDN, Licensed Dietitian, Department of Palliative, Rehabilitation and Integrative Medicine, The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center, Houston, Texas.
For questions about upcoming FIM events, please contact Alejandro Chaoul, Ph.D., at (01) 713-745-3051 or via email.
For healthcare professionals
Integrative Medicine Program Workshop (flyer)
Date: March 2-3, 2017
Time: 7:45 a.m. - 4:15 p.m.
Location: MD Anderson Cancer Center, Mays Clinic, Integrative Medicine Center, 1220 Holcombe Blvd. (at Bertner), Houston, TX 77030
Mailing Address: Alejandro Chaoul, Ph.D., 1400 Pressler St., Unit 1414, Houston, Texas, 77030, USA
For more information about Integrative Medicine Program workshop contact Sydsil Monroe at (01) 713-745-5046 or via email.