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NIH Workshop on Nonpharmacologic Management of Back Pain / the National Center for Complementary and Alternative Medicine (NCCAM).
NIH Workshop on Nonpharmacologic Management of Back Pain
(CIT): This 1-day workshop will identify clinical research questions related to nonpharmacologic interventions to treat back pain. This information will help inform future research directions. This workshop is organized in three sessions that will feature presentations and discussions focusing on the current understanding and complexity of chronic back pain, promising questions associated with testable hypotheses, and relevant outcome measures. Speaker names (in alphabetical order): A. Vania Apkarian, Ph.D., Northwestern University, Department of Physiology, Chicago, Illinois ; Josephine P. Briggs, M.D., director, National Center for Complementary and Alternative Medicine, NIH, Bethesda, Maryland ; Gert Bronfort, D.C., Ph.D., vice president of research, research professor, Northwestern Health Sciences University, Bloomington, Minnesota ; Daniel C. Cherkin, Ph.D., senior investigator, Group Health Center for Health Studies, Seattle, Washington ; Roger Chou, M.D., associate professor, School of Medicine, Oregon Health and Science University, Portland, Oregon ; Richard Deyo, M.D., M.P.H., Kaiser Permanente Professor of Evidence-Based Family Medicine, Oregon Health and Science University, Portland, Oregon ; Andrea Furlan, M.D., Ph.D., associate scientist, Institute for Work and Health, Toronto, Ontario, Canada ; Partap S. Khalsa, D.C., Ph.D,. program officer, National Center for Complementary and Alternative Medicine, NIH, Bethesda, Maryland ; Judy Turner, Ph.D., Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, University of Washington, Seattle, Washington.
Back Pain--psychology Back Pain--therapy Complementary Therapies Outcome Assessment (Health Care)