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NACCIH Member Roster


Front row (left to right): Chen Chen Wang, David Shurtleff, Josephine P. Briggs, Martin Goldrosen, Christine Goertz Middle row (left to right): Helene Langevin, Alice Clark, Bin He, David Borsook, Janice K. Kiecolt-Glaser, Cynthia Prince Back row (left to right): Eric B. Schoomaker, Donald Craig Brater, Stephen George, Reed Tuckson, Stephen Ezeji-Okoye, Steven Hersch, Martin Blaser, Patricia Herman

The National Advisory Council for Complementary and Integrative Health (NACCIH) met on October 17, 2017.

Front row (left to right): Dr. Anderson, Dr. Langevin, Dr. Shurtleff, Dr. Weber, Dr. Yeh, and Dr. Kashikar-Zuck

Middle row (left to right): Dr. Goertz, Dr. Herman, Dr. Price, Dr. Khalsa, Ms. Betson, and Dr. DeBar

Back row (left to right): Dr. Greenspan, Dr. MacMillan, Dr. Blaser, Dr. He, and Dr. George

Not pictured: Dr. Clark, Dr. King, Dr. Gaudet (Ex-Officio), Dr. Schoomaker (Ex-Officio)


NACCIH consists of 18 members, including the Chair, appointed by the Secretary of the Department of Health and Human Services.

Member Roster


SHURTLEFF, David, Ph.D. (07/19)
Acting Director
National Center for Complementary and Integrative Health
National Institutes of Health
Bethesda, Maryland


ANDERSON, Belinda, Ph.D., L.Ac. (07/21)
Academic Dean 
Pacific College of Oriental Medicine 
Associate Professor 
Albert Einstein College of Medicine
New York, New York

BLASER, Martin J., M.D. (01/19)
Muriel and George Singer Professor of Medicine 
Professor of Microbiology 
Director, Human Microbiome Program 
New York University Langone Medical Center
New York, New York

CLARK, Alice M., Ph.D. (01/19)
Vice Chancellor for University Relations
The University of Mississippi 
University, Mississippi

DEBAR, Lynn L., Ph.D., M.P.H. (07/20)
Senior Scientist
Kaiser Permanente Washington Health Research Institute
Seattle, Washington

GEORGE, Steven Z., P.T., Ph.D. (07/19)
Director of Musculoskeletal Research
Duke Clinical Research Institute
Vice Chair of Clinical Research
Department of Orthopaedic Surgery
Duke University
Durham, North Carolina

GOERTZ, Christine M., D.C., Ph.D. (01/19)
Vice Chancellor for Research and Health Policy
Palmer College of Chiropractic
Palmer Center for Chiropractic Research
Davenport, Iowa

GREENSPAN, Joel D., Ph.D. (07/20)
Professor and Chair
Department of Neural and Pain Sciences
University of Maryland School of Dentistry
Baltimore, Maryland

HE, Bin, Ph.D. (07/19)
Head of the Biomedical Engineering Department
Carnegie Mellon University
Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania

HERMAN, Patricia, M., N.D., Ph.D. (07/19)
Senior Behavioral Scientist
RAND Health
RAND Corporation
Santa Monica, California

KASHIKAR-ZUCK, Susmita, Ph.D. (07/19)
Pediatrics and Clinical Anesthesiology
Research Director
Behavioral Medicine and Clinical Psychology
Cincinnati Children’s Hospital Medical Center
Cincinnati, Ohio

KING, Jean A., Ph.D. (07/20)
Dean, Arts & Sciences
Professor of Psychiatry, Radiology and Neurology
Worcester Polytechnic Institute
Worcester, Massachusetts

MACMILLAN, John, Ph.D. (07/21) 
Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry
University of California, Santa Cruz
Santa Cruz, California

PRICE, Cynthia J., Ph.D. (07/19)
Research Associate Professor
Biobehavioral Nursing and Health Systems
University of Washington
Seattle, Washington

TIMMERMANN, Barbara, Ph.D. (07/21)
Distinguished Professor
Department of Medicinal Chemistry
School of Pharmacy
University of Kansas
Lawrence, Kansas

YEH, Gloria, M.D., M.P.H. (07/21) 
Associate Professor of Medicine
Harvard Medical School
Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center
Division of General Medicine and Primary Care
Boston, Massachusetts

Ex Officio Members

COLLINS, Francis, M.D., Ph.D.
National Institutes of Health
Bethesda, Maryland

AZAR, Alex
U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
Washington, District of Columbia

GAUDET, Tracy W., M.D.
Office of Patient Centered Care and Cultural Transformation
Veterans Health Administration
U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs
Washington, District of Columbia

SCHOOMAKER, Eric B., M.D., Ph.D., F.A.C.P.
Lieutenant General, U.S. Army (Ret)
Professor and Vice Chair of Centers and Programs
Department of Military Emergency Medicine
Uniformed Services University of Health Sciences
Bethesda, Maryland

Executive Secretary

KHALSA, Partap, D.C., Ph.D., D.A.B.C.O.
Division of Extramural Activities
National Center for Complementary and Integrative Health
National Institutes of Health
Bethesda, Maryland

Unless otherwise noted, terms end on July 31 of the year posted next to the member's name.

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