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Pre-Congress Workshops

The following pre-congress workshops were offered on Tuesday, May 13, 2014. 


Full Day (9:00 - 17:00)

From Idea to Project: Career Development Strategies

Organized by: Alberto Rivera-Rentas, National Center for Complementary and Alternative Medicine (NCCAM)


Morning (9:00 - 12:00)

Writing a Grant: Challenges in Clinical Trial Design and Important Statistical Considerations

Organized by: Cynthia Long, Statisticians Working on Complementary and Alternative Medicine (CAM) and Integrative Medicine Studies; National Center for Complementary and Alternative Medicine


Exploring the Timbre of Leadership for Integrative Healthcare

Organized by: Annie Nedrow, Duke Integrative Medicine​


Evaluating and Interpreting Systematic Reviews in CAM: Acupuncture As An Example 

Organized by: Eric Manheimer, Cochrane Collaboration Complementary Medicine Field


Afternoon (14:00 - 17:00)

Introduction to the Multiphase Optimization Strategy (MOST) for Building more Effective Behavioral Interventions

Organized by: Linda Collins, Penn State University


Where Wellness Meets Technology; a Hands on Workshop for Faculty and Students

Organized by: Paula Gardiner​, The Consortium’s Educational Working Group​


The Selection, Use and Interpretation of Outcome Measures in Integrated Medicine and Health

Organized by: Kathi Kemper, Ohio State University and Nationwide Children's Hospital


Including Health Economic Evaluations into Clinical Studies

Organized by: Claudia Witt, ISCMR Research Methodology Group​