CIM Members in the Media
- Walt Curl, MD,
orthopedics, was featured in a Winston-Salem Journal article
offering advice for those who have been inspired to play tennis
again following the Winston-Salem Open.
Thanks to Brielle Paolini (MD/PhD student) and Jeffrey Feldman, PhD,
for representing WFBH at the Consortium of Academic Health
Centers for Integrative Medicine (CAHCIM) annual meeting
in Los Angeles, California on October 24-26, 2011.
Literacy and the Professions:
September 21, 2011
3:00 - 4:30 P.M.
and Open to the Public
Why is knowledge of religion important
for success in the professions of law, business and medicine?
Scholars from WFU law, business and medical schools will address this
question. In addition, Professor Stephen Prothero (Boston
University), well known author of the best-selling Religious
Literacy: What Every American Needs to Know-And Doesn't, will
offer a response.
Participants include: Dr. Kathi Kemper, Director of
the Center for Integrative Medicine at Wake Forest University Baptist
Medical Center; Dr. Ram Baliga, John McKinnon Professor of
Management, WFU Schools of Business; Dr. Ronald Wright, Professor of
Law, WFU School of Law; and Dr. Stephen Prothero of Boston
For information, contact Jay Ford (33) 758-4191; email@example.com.
Medicine Seminar Series
Natural Triad are proud to announce the 2011-2012 Natural
Triad/Wake Forest Integrative Medicine Seminar Series!
Next Seminar: October 25, 2011
David Forbes, MD, ABIHM President of the American Holistic Medical Association (AHMA). Presenting: What I Wish I'd Learned in Medical
FREE series is open to the public, and lunch is provided.
Location: Kitty Hawk Room, Piedmont Plaza One, 1920 W. First
St. Winston-Salem, NC.
For more information, view the 2011-2012 Seminar Schedule.
Touch Services and Training
WFBH is the
first hospital in the region to provide Healing Touch for
patients, families, and staff. Healing Touch is recognized by
the National Institutes of
as a biofield therapy and is
a simple, non-invasive technique which uses the human hand
to provide comfort and promote healing.
As an energy-based approach
to health and healing Hospitals,
Hospices, Nursing Units and Long Term Care Facilities are utilizing
this therapy throughout the United States to help promote healing,
reduce pain, and bring to another a sense of calm and well being.
For information, visit the CIM website.
HTI's Healing Touch
Certificate Program: Nurturing Energy Therapy for Health Care
Professionals and Persons Committed to Healing - Level 1 Training
October 29 - 30 ~ Winston-Salem, NC
Refer to a
recent Healing Touch article by WFBH researchers:
... Time is Running Out
for Papers: EUJIM Special Issue:
Deadline: October 15, 2011
Integrity in integrative medicine can refer to integrity
of the practitioner (standard issues relevant for all professionals,
and unique issues such as the ethics of selling supplements in one's
practice, or ordering special tests done in one's own lab or
radiology department), the ethics/integrity of walking the talk
(living a healthy lifestyle), and the ethics of issues such as
discussions about safety and effectiveness of conventional care
(vaccines). Submit manuscripts online at ees.elsevier.com/eujim, or contact Dr. Ava Lorenc.
NIH Due Dates for Competing Applications
now available on CIM website.
Known CAM Leader to Speak at Wake Forest Baptist Health
Wayne B. Jonas, M.D.,
a 1981 alumnus of the Wake Forest School of Medicine, and an
internationally known leader in the field of complementary and
alternative medicine (CAM), will deliver a lecture on November 4th as
part of the school's alumni weekend activities. Serving
as the first Director of the Office of Alternative Medicine at the
National Institutes of Health, he helped establish NIH NCCAM,
and directed the Medical Research Fellowship at Walter Reed Army
Institute of Research.
Dr. Jonas has written many books,
and scientific articles on conventional and CAM
topics, including the "Essentials
of Complementary and Alternative Medicine" which
serves as the key reference and authoritative book on the subject.
"Creating Optimal Healing Environments"
Wake Forest Baptist Health ~
November 4, 2011
4:00 - 5:30 PM
to the public.
the Brain, Healing the Mind
doctors at the National Intrepid Center of Excellence (NICoE), a new
clinic for troops on the National Naval Medical Center campus in
Bethesda, Maryland are tackling a complex interplay between
traumatic head injuries (TBI) and post traumatic stress disorder (PTSD).
They specialize in diagnosing and treating the toughest cases
of traumatic brain injury (TBI) and psychological health problems to
arise from the wars in Iraq and Afghanistan. NICoE takes an
integrated approach to treating veterans with a "high-tech,
high-touch" approach using the latest neuroimaging and
virtual-reality equipment to assess patients while incorporating
yoga, acupuncture, and art therapy for a more holistic approach.
from Science Magazine.
and Training Opportunities
Natural Products Programs:
Discover the Intersection Between
Science and Practice
Advance your knowledge of herbal and dietary supplements, natural
products informatics, functional medicine, pharmacognosy, and health
epidemiology through the Massachusetts College of Pharmacy and Health
Sciences on-line Applied Natural Products
Nurse Coach Certificate Program:
Into the Future of
3rd ~ Huntington, NY
Integrate the art and science of holistic nursing with solid coaching
skills. Expand opportunities as a wellness educator and nurse
coach. Learn about the program.
Research Institute of Texas (BRIT) Unveils $48 Million Research
unveiled its new campus in Fort Worth, Texas for research, education,
and herbarium of over 1 million plant specimens. The new campus
is a model for green energy and sustainability due to its rainwater
capture system, latest-generation rooftop solar panels, and
sustainable wool carpets. Read more.
Library ~ New Additions
The CIM Library has 1,000+
integrative medicine books, CD's, DVD's, and videos available for CIM
Members. New additions include:
- Movie: Forks Over
Knives. "I loved it, and I need all of you to see
it." Dr. Oz
- Foods for Health and Healing: An Edgar Cayce
- Health Through Drugless Therapy: An Edgar
- Psychoenergetic Science: A Second
Copernican-Scale Revolution by William A. Tiller, PhD
- Science and Human
Transformation: Subtle energies, intentionality and
consciousness by William A. Tiller, PhD
- The Neuroscience of
Human Relationships: Attachment and the Developing Social Brain by Louis Cozolino
- Energy Medicine:
Practical Applications and Scientific Proof by C. Norman Shealy,
- Healing and the
Creative Response - Four Key steps Shared by Healers and
Artists; Rec. Cay Randall-May, Phd
- Health Journeys DVDs:
- Meditations to
- A Meditation to Help
- A Meditation to Help
You with Chemotherapy
- A Guided
Meditation to help with Caregiver Stress
CIM for library loan information.
Medicine Calendar of Events
CIM Calendar of Events for a complete listing of local, national and
international integrative medicine related events!
If you would like us to help promote your integrative
medicine related information or
events, email CIM@wakehealth.edu.
Deadline for submissions to the next newsletter is October