The National Advisory Council for Complementary and Integrative Health (NACCIH) will meet on Friday, September 20, 2019, featuring a symposium to inaugurate the planning process for NCCIH’s 2021 – 2025 strategic plan. Three NCCIH staff will speak: Helene Langevin, M.D., NCCIH Director; Mary Beth Kester, M.S., Director of the Office of Policy, Planning, and Evaluation (OPPE); and Angela Arensdorf, Ph.D., Science Policy Analyst, OPPE. Discussion among Council members will follow. The public is encouraged to attend in-person or via videocast.
Other presentations during the Open Session will include:
“Analyses of the National Ambulatory Medical Care Survey,” by Barbara Stussman, B.A., Survey Statistician, NCCIH
Three research concepts for clearance by Council:
- “An Open-Access Repository/Database for Anatomical and Physiological Ontology of Acupoints,” by Wen Chen, Ph.D., Chief, Basic and Mechanistic Research Branch, Division of Extramural Research (DER), NCCIH
- “Clinical Trials Initiatives,” by Wendy Weber, N.D., Ph.D., M.P.H., Chief, Clinical Research Branch, DER, NCCIH
- “High Program Priority Initiatives for Basic and Mechanistic Studies of Complementary and Integrative Health Approaches,” by Wen Chen, Ph.D.
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