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Integrative Medicine Conference 2010

Learn about the application of integrative medicine at UCLA and why integrative medicine matters in health care.

Wednesday, February 03, 2010
8:30 AM - 5:00 PM
UCLA Faculty Center
Los Angeles, CA 90095

Sponsored by the UCLA Collaborative Centers for Integrative Medicine (CCIM), presentations will feature Traditional Chinese Medicine and integrative medicine research at UCLA

Please RSVP by January 25 at or by calling 310.794.0712

Conference Schedule

8:00 AM

Registration Begins

8:30 – 8:45 AM          

Welcome and Opening Remarks
Edwin Cooper, PhD, ScD
eCAM Journal

Anne Coscarelli, PhD
mms-Mann UCLA Center for Integrative Oncology

8:45 - 10:30 AM

Session 1: Mind-Body Awareness     

Studying State of Mind: New Approaches to Understanding the Mindful Brain
Bruce Naliboff, PhD (Co-Chairs)
UCLA Center for Neurobiology of Stress

Mindfulness Training on Neural Responses to Stress in Older Adults
Lisa Burklund, PhDc
UCLA Department of Psychology

Complementary Use of Tai Chi Chih Improves Resilience, Quality of Life, and Cognitive Function in Depressed Older Adults
Helen Lavretsky, MD, MS
Department of Psychiatry
David Geffen School of Medicine at UCLA

Tai Chi Chih to Promote Healthy Aging:  Effects on Immunity and Sleep Quality
Michael R. Irwin, MD (Co-Chairs)
UCLA Cousins Center for Psychoneuroimmunology

10:30 - 10:45 AM

Break and Exhibit (Exhibit will be open through 5:00pm)

10:45 - 12:45 PM

Session 2: From Molecules to Patients to the Health System: TCM and Integrative Medicine

Chinese Herbal Medicine: The Case of Herbal Hypoglycemic Research
Vay Liang Go, MD (Co-Chairs)
UCLA Center for Excellence in Pancreatic Disease

A Systems Approach to Integrative Medicine Research
Roberto Vargas, MD, MPH
UCLA Center for East-West Medicine

Integrative East-West Approach to Refractory Sinusitis
Malcolm Taw, MD
UCLA Center for East-West Medicine

Why Integrative Medicine Matters?
Ka Kit Hui, MD, FACP (Co-Chairs)
UCLA Center for East-West Medicine

12:45 – 1:00 PM

Concluding Remarks
Michael Goldstein, PhD
UCLA School of Public Health
Lonnie K. Zeltzer, MD
UCLA Pediatric Pain Program

1:00– 2:00 PM

Poster Session and Lunch
Co-Chairs: Margaret Stuber and Richard Pietras

2:00 – 5:00 PM

Experiential Workshops
Ping Ho, MA, MPH (Chair)
UCLArts and Healing

T’ai Chi Chih (30 minutes)
Kate Hollister
UCLA Cousins Center

Meditation (30 minutes)
Trudy Goodman
Representing Whole Child LA (formerly UCLA Pediatric Pain Program) and Insight LA

 Alexander Technique (30 minutes)
Jean-Louis Rodrigue
UCLA Department of Theater, Film, and Television and
UCLArts and Healing

Meditation (30 minutes)
Diana Winston
UCLA Mindful Awareness Research Center
Acupressure/Self-Care (30 minutes)
Suzie Lee, NP, LAc
UCLA Center for East-West Medicine

Yoga Therapy (30 minutes)
Veronica Zador
Yoga Developments


Please RSVP before January 25


Sponsor(s): Confucius Institute, Center for East-West Medicine, UCLA Collaborative Centers for Integrative Medicine

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