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41st Meeting Agenda—February 4, 2011

National Advisory Council for Complementary and Alternative Medicine (NACCAM)

NIH Campus, Building 31/6C Conference Room 6 31 Center Drive Bethesda, Maryland 20892

Visitor Information

February 4

OPEN SESSION

8:30 a.m.

Report from the NIH Director

Francis Collins, M.D., Ph.D.

CLOSED SESSION

9:00 a.m.
This session of the meeting is closed to the public in accordance with the provisions in Sections 552b(c)(4) and 552b(c)(6), Title 5, U.S.C. and Section 10(d) of the Federal Advisory Committee Act, as amended (5 U.S.C. Appendix 2).
10:45 a.m.

BREAK

OPEN SESSION

11:00 a.m.

Call to Order

Martin Goldrosen, Ph.D.

11:05 p.m.

Report from the NCCAM Director

Josephine Briggs, M.D.

12:15 p.m.

LUNCH

1:30 p.m.

Council Operating Procedures

Martin Goldrosen, Ph.D.

1:40 p.m.

Oversight of Clinical Research

Catherine Meyers, M.D.

2:00 p.m.

A Randomized Trial of Tai Chi for Fibromyalgia

Chenchen Wang, M.D., M.Sc.

2:30 p.m.

BREAK

2:45 p.m.

Control Groups in Studies of Non-Pharmacological Treatments

Robert Kaplan, Ph.D.

3:45 p.m.

Public Comments

4:00 p.m.

ADJOURN

Speakers

Josephine Briggs, M.D.
Director
National Center for Complementary and Alternative Medicine, NIH
Bethesda, Maryland
Francis Collins, M.D., Ph.D.
Director
National Institutes of Health
Bethesda, Maryland
Martin Goldrosen, Ph.D.
Director, Division of Extramural Activities
Executive Secretary, NACCAM
National Center for Complementary and Alternative Medicine, NIH
Bethesda, Maryland
Robert Kaplan, Ph.D.
Director, Office of Behavioral and Social Sciences Research
NIH Associate Director for Behavioral and Social Sciences Research
National Institutes of Health
Bethesda, Maryland
Catherine Meyers, M.D.
Director, Office of Clinical and Regulatory Affairs
National Center for Complementary and Alternative Medicine, NIH
Bethesda, Maryland
Chenchen Wang, M.D., M.Sc.
Associate Professor
Tufts University School of Medicine
Division of Rheumatology
Tufts Medical Center
Boston, Massachusetts