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

David Shurtleff, Ph.D.
July 26, 2018
David Shurtleff, Ph.D.

In this blog post, Acting NCCIH Director Dr. David Shurtleff discusses highlights from the 2018 symposium, “From Science to Society: At the Intersection of Chronic Pain Management and the Opioid Crisis” & invites people to attend a one-day pain symposium co-sponsored by NCCIH on Tuesday, September 11, 2018 in advance of the World Congress on Pain.

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David Shurtleff, Ph.D.
July 25, 2018
David Shurtleff, Ph.D.

In this blog post, Acting NCCIH Director Dr. David Shurtleff discusses NCCIH and NIH plans that focus on the opioid epidemic and problems with which it is often associated: pain; chronic pain; substance misuse and addiction; and mental health problems. 

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Catherine M. Meyers, M.D.
July 23, 2018
Catherine Meyers, M.D.

In this blog post, Dr. Catherine Meyers discusses new Pragmatic Clinical Trial (PCT) Demonstration Projects that have been funded within the NIH Health Care Systems Research Collaboratory.

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Lanay M. Mudd, Ph.D.
July 18, 2018
Lanay Mudd, Ph.D.

In this blog post Dr. Lanay Mudd discusses NIH Loan Repayment Programs for researchers.

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Wen G. Chen, Ph.D.
July 11, 2018
Wen G. Chen, Ph.D.

In this blog post, Dr, Wen Chen calls attention to a chronic pain symposium organized by the NCCIH Pain Working Group that precedes the 2018 World Congress on Pain.

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Wang
June 29, 2018
Yisong Wang, Ph.D.

Think of administrative supplements when you’re thinking of how to fund research projects.

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Lanay M. Mudd, Ph.D.
June 27, 2018
Lanay Mudd, Ph.D.

Applying for a National Institutes of Health (NIH) Career Development Award (or K award)? Read this for more information.

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Catherine M. Meyers, M.D.
June 06, 2018
Catherine Meyers, M.D.

In this blog post, Dr. Catherine Meyers discusses a recent workshop on embedded pragmatic clinical trials (PCTs) of therapeutic A vs. B interventions and how they may help bridge the gap between evidence, practice, and policy.

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Wendy J. Weber, N.D., Ph.D., M.P.H.
May 31, 2018
Wendy Weber, N.D., Ph.D., M.P.H.

In this blog post, Dr. Wendy Weber, of NCCIH’s Division of Extramural Research, welcomes researchers to apply for a career in health science administration.

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May 30, 2018
NCCIH Blog Team

On Monday, June 4, at 11 a.m., Mary Jo Larson, Ph.D., M.P.A.will discuss “Caring for Our Military: Considering Nondrug Therapies for Pain.” Part of  NCCIH’s Integrative Medicine Research Lecture Series, her talk will take place on the NIH campus in Bethesda, Maryland, and will be streamed live and archived for later viewing at videocast.nih.gov. 

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