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Integrative Medicine Leaders Visit the CIM
Adam Perlman, MD, MPH and Adi Haramati, PhD both visited the Center for Integrative Medicine November 13-14 to provide insight and help guide the Center's future efforts. Dr. Perlman is Associate Vice President for Wellness and Executive Director of Duke's Center for Integrative Medicine and is past Chair of the Consortium of Academic Health Centers for Integrative Medicine, a consortium comprising 56 leading academic medical centers around the country with integrative medical programs. Dr. Haramati is a tenured Professor in the Department of Physiology and Biophysics at Georgetown University, and is also Chair of the university's Committee on Complementary Alternative Medicine (CAM) and Integrative Medicine (IM) Curriculum, Director of Georgetown's Mind-Body Program, and Director of their Center for Innovation in Leadership and Education (CENTILE). He is also a founding Vice Chair of the Consortium of Academic Health Centers for Integrative Medicine. Drs. Perlman and Haramati were joined in meetings by phone by Margaret Chesney, PhD, Professor of Internal Medicine and Director of the Osher Center for Integrative Medicine at UCSF.
Drs. Perlman, Haramati, and Chesney met with the Center for Integrative Medicine's Internal Advisory Group and a range of Medical Center leaders including Dean Abraham, Dr. Sibert, Dr. Gunderson (V.P. for Faith and Health), Dr. Block and others in Medical Education, Dr. Bell (Maya Angelou Center), Dr. Ang (Rheumatology), Dr. Lord (Family Practice), Dr. Avis (PHS, Cancer Center), and Ms. Krueger, Director of Nursing Research. Pictured above are the consultants and the internal advisory group, from left to right: Adam Perlman, MD, MPH; Chuck Tegeler, MD; Caryl Guth, MD; Jeffrey Feldman, PhD; Adi Haramati, PhD; Rebecca Wells, MD and Suzanne Danhauer, PhD.