Integrative Medicine 2014-02 - Integrative Medicine Alert - Feb 01, 2014

Target Audience:

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


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Faculty Listing:

Executive Editor
David Kiefer, MD
Research Fellow
Department of Family Medicine
University of Wisconsin
Clinical Assistant Professor of Medicine
Arizona Center for Integrative Medicine
University of Arizona

Peer Reviewer
J. Adam Rindfleisch, MD, MPhil
Program Director
Integrative Medicine
Fellowship Director
Department of Family Medicine
University of Wisconsin

AHC Media Executive Editor
Leslie Coplin

Managing Editor
Neill Kimball

Ted Wissink, MD, Attending Physician,
Family Medicine Residency and Integrative Medicine Department,
Maine Medical Center,
Portland, ME

Matt Stevens, MD
Dr. Stevens finished his Family Medicine residency in 2013 at Maine Medical Center in Portland, ME. He is the currently completing an integrative medicine fellowship through the University of Arizona and Maine Medical Center.

Traci Pantuso ND, MS
Adjunct Faculty,
Bastyr University,
Seattle, WA

Melissa Quick, DO
Third-year resident in New York at the Beth Israel Residency in Family Medicine.

Carrie Decker, ND
Founder and Medical Director,
Blessed Thistle,
Madison, WI


  • Resveratrol: Highlights of Relatively Recent Interest in an Old Chemical
  • Vitamin D Supplementation and Bone Mineral Density: Is There an Effect?
  • The Effect of Yoga, Exercise, and Omega-3s on Menopausal Symptoms
  • Curcumin Comparable to Fluoxetine for Treatment of Major Depressive Disorder


  • 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 David Kiefer, MD, peer reviewer J. Adam Rindfleisch, MD, MPhil, AHC Media executive editor Leslie Coplin, managing editor Neill Kimball report no financial relationships relevant to this field of study.

Authors Ted Wissink, MD, , Matt Stevens, MD, Traci Pantuso ND, MS, Melissa Quick, DO, and Melissa Quick, DO report no financial relationships relevant to this field of study.

Editorial advisory board member Donald J. Brown, ND reports he is a retained consultant for Schwabe North America and Linnea SA.

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