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2014 Posts

NCCIH blogs about research developments related to complementary health practices. Check in regularly to keep up with the latest findings.

Josephine P. Briggs, M.D.
August 21, 2014
Josephine P. Briggs, M.D.

In this blog post, NCCAM Director Dr. Josephine Briggs discusses new research aimed at helping people who have multiple chronic health problems. The research is funded through the NIH Health Care Systems (HCS) Research Collaboratory.

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Alberto Rivera-Rentas
August 19, 2014
Alberto Rivera-Rentas, Ph.D.

NCCAM Training Officer Dr. Alberto Rivera-Rentas discusses NCCAM-supported research training and career development opportunities in this blog post.

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Dale Birkle Dreer, Ph.D.
July 28, 2014
Dale Birkle Dreer, Ph.D.

Dr. Dale Birkle Dreer, Chief of NCCAM’s Office of Scientific Review, explains NIH’s new policy on resubmission of grant applications in this blog post.

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Josephine P. Briggs, M.D.
July 21, 2014
Josephine P. Briggs, M.D.

In this blog post, NCCAM Director Dr. Josephine Briggs explains the achievements of NIH’s Common Fund during its first 10 years and NCCAM’s key role in two Common Fund initiatives.

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Josephine P. Briggs, M.D.
July 14, 2014
Josephine P. Briggs, M.D.

In this blog post, NCCAM Director Dr. Josephine Briggs explains the Center’s efforts to help address the serious problems of chronic pain and opioid use among members of the U.S. military.

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John S. Williamson, Ph.D.
July 07, 2014
John S. Williamson, Ph.D.

NCCAM’s Dr. John S. Williamson discusses NIH research funding opportunities available to small businesses under the Small Business Innovation Research (SBIR) and Small Business Technology Transfer (STTR) programs in this blog post.

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Wendy J. Weber, N.D., Ph.D., M.P.H.
July 01, 2014
Wendy Weber, N.D., Ph.D., M.P.H.

In this blog post, Dr. Wendy Weber describes an upcoming job opening for a program director at NCCAM. This is an exciting opportunity to work at one of the largest funding agencies for complementary health research in the world.

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Emmeline Edwards, Ph.D.
June 24, 2014
Emmeline Edwards, Ph.D.

In this blog post, Dr. Emmeline Edwards, director of the Division of Extramural Research, reflects on the International Research Congress on Integrative Medicine and Health (IRCIMH) meeting in Miami.

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Dale Birkle Dreer, Ph.D.
June 19, 2014
Dale Birkle Dreer, Ph.D.

In this blog post, Dr. Dale Birkle Dreer, Chief of NCCAM’s Office of Scientific Review, describes NIH efforts to maximize fairness and impartiality in peer review of grant applications.

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David Shurtleff, Ph.D.
May 28, 2014
David Shurtleff, Ph.D.

In this blog post, NCCAM Deputy Director Dr. David Shurtleff talks about NCCAM’s role in President Obama’s Brain Research through Advancing Innovative Neurotechnologies (BRAIN) Initiative.

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