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Helene Langevin, M.D.


NCCIH Director’s Message

January 08, 2020
What’s your New Year’s resolution? A new year often brings new hopes and desires to improve health. The “health” industry kicks into high gear to capitalize on all those New Year’s resolutions. Their marketing is designed to appeal to those who are hungry for a deeper sense of health and well-being. But resolutions that focus on quick fixes or one-dimensional strategies are often driven by hype, not evidence. Even when the approach may be appropriate—like advice on how to improve your diet—it’s often delivered in isolation, without...
Dr. Helene Langevin

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>


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