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Past Blog Posts

May 06, 2014
Emmeline Edwards, Ph.D.
Portrait of Dr. Edwards

In this blog post, Dr. Emmeline Edwards, Director of NCCAM’s Division of Extramural Research, announces the appointment of Dr. Partap Khalsa as Deputy Director of the Division and Drs. Wendy Weber and John S. Williamson as Chiefs of the new Clinical Research in Complementary and Integrative Health Branch and Basic and Mechanistic Research in Complementary and Integrative Health Branch, respectively.

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May 01, 2014
Partap Khalsa, D.C., Ph.D.
Dr. Partap Khalsa

In this blog post, Dr. Partap Khalsa, Deputy Director of NCCAM’s Division of Extramural Research, discusses new recommended standards for research on chronic low-back pain.

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April 16, 2014
Barbara Stussman

In this blog post, NCCAM statistician Barbara Stussman discusses the 2012 National Health Interview Survey (NHIS), which asked about Americans’ use of complementary and alternative medicine..

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March 17, 2014
Josephine P. Briggs, M.D.

The NIH community was delighted to welcome His Holiness the Dalai Lama on March 7 to present the annual NIH J. Edward Rall Cultural Lecture, in which he discussed “The Role of Science in Human Flourishing.” Not surprisingly, the event—a conversation between the Dalai Lama and NIH Director Dr. Francis Collins—drew a large and engaged audience.

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March 12, 2014
NCCAM Blog Team

This week, NCCAM was delighted to host Bill J. Gurley, Ph.D., who delivered a lecture at NIH, “Clinically Relevant Herb-Drug Interactions: Past, Present, and Future,” as part of the Center’s Integrative Medicine Research Lecture Series. Dr. Gurley is a professor of pharmaceutical sciences at the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences (UAMS) College of Pharmacy and the director of the UAMS Clinical Pharmacokinetics Research Laboratory.

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