Modern Medical Practice

This is the fourth lecture in the four-part lecture series, "What's the Big Idea?: Complementary and Alternative Medicine: Its Role in Twenty-First-Century Health Care." This presentation describes the role of botanical medicine, including herbal and supplements, in the U.S. health care system.

When Apr 24, 2014
from 07:00 PM to 08:30 PM
Where The William and Ida Friday Center for Continuing Education
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Contact Phone 919-962-2643
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Gary Asher, MD, MPH, is an assistant professor in the Department of Family Medicine at UNC School of Medicine.

INTEGRATING COMPLEMENTARY AND ALTERNATIVE MEDICINE INTO OUR FUTURE HEALTH CARE SYSTEM: WHERE DO WE GO FROM HERE?

This presentation discusses the possibilities and challenges of integrating complementary and alternative medicine therapies into our current and future health care system.

Remy Coeytaux, MD, PhD, is an associate professor at Duke University, on the faculty of Duke’s Evidence-based Practice Center and the Department of Community and Family Medicine. He is a board-certified family physician who received his MD from Stanford Medical School, and his PhD in epidemiology from the UNC Gillings School of Global Public Health. He is a former Robert Wood Johnson Clinical Scholar. He was previously on faculty at UNC School of Medicine and is director of Chapel Hill Doctors Health Care Center in Chapel Hill, N.C., where he offers integrative medicine consultations to people who would like to learn how they might incorporate complementary or alternative medicine approaches into their healthcare plans.

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