Alternative Medicine 1608 - Alternative Medicine Alert - Aug 01, 2012

Target Audience:

This activity is intended for physicians and researchers interested in complementary and alternative medicine.


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Credit Designation:

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Executive Editor
Russell H. Greenfield, MD
Clinical Assistant Professor
School of Medicine
University of North Carolina
Chapel Hill, NC
Visiting Assistant Professor
University of Arizona
College of Medicine
Tucson, AZ

Peer Reviewer
David Kiefer, MD
Clinical Instructor, Family Medicine
University of Washington Seattle
Clinical Assistant Professor of Medicine
University of Arizona<, Tucson
Adjunct Faculty
Bastyr University, Seattle

AHC Media Executive Editor
Leslie Coplin

Managing Editor
Neill Kimball

Editorial Advisory Board
Donald Brown, ND
Director, Natural Product Research Consultants
Seattle, WA

Judith Balk, MD
Associate Professor
Magee-Women's Hospital
University of Pittsburgh

Nancy J. Selfridge, MD
Associate Professor
Department of Integrated Medical Education
Ross University School of Medicine
Commonwealth of Dominica
West Indies


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  • present evidence-based clinical analyses of commonly used alternative therapies
  • make informed, evidence-based recommendations to clinicians about whether to consider using such therapies in practice
  • describe and critique the objectives, methods, results and conclusions of useful, current, peer-reviewed clinical studies in alternative medicine as published in the scientific literature

Financial Disclosure:

Integrative Medicine Alert's executive editor Russell H. Greenfield, MD, peer reviewer David Kiefer, MD,, AHC Media executive editor Leslie Coplin, managing editor Neill Kimball, authors Judith Balk, MD and Nancy J. Selfridge, MD report no financial relationships relevant to this field of study.

Editorial advisory board member Donald J. Brown, ND is a consultant to the supplement industry. He reports no financial relationships relevant to this field of study.

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