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Helene Langevin, M.D.


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Perspectives on Pain Research

May 14, 2019
NCCIH colleagues and I recently participated in the American Pain Society Scientific Meeting in Milwaukee, Wisconsin. The meeting centered on the theme “Combating the Opioid Epidemic Through Innovations in the Treatment of Pain” and offered a valuable forum for sharing scientific findings and insights into the complexities of treating pain. Many NCCIH staff shared their expertise and were available to answer questions about our Center’s role in pain research.During my presentation, I focused on the importance of reconnecting the brain and the body in pain research. Over the... Read More

Dr. Langevin’s Profile

Helene Langevin, M.D., was sworn in as director of the National Center for Complementary and Integrative Health (NCCIH) on November 26, 2018. Prior to her arrival, she worked at the Osher Center for Integrative Medicine, jointly based at Brigham and Women's Hospital and Harvard Medical School, Boston. Dr. Langevin served as director of the Osher Center and professor-in-residence of medicine at Harvard Medical School since 2012. She has also served as a visiting professor of neurological sciences at the University of Vermont Larner College of Medicine, Burlington.As the principal... Read More

Dr. Langevin’s Research Interests

Dr. Langevin also provides valuable research expertise as an Intramural Senior Investigator at the National Institute of Dental and Craniofacial Research. Dr. Langevin is exploring how to keep connective tissue flexible and free from pain, slow aging, and increase the health of the whole body. Learn more>


This page last modified May 16, 2019