Complementary and Alternative / Integrative Medicine


Integrative Medicine Alliance
"Founded in 1999, the IMA is an independent, 501(c)(3) non-profit organization that is raising the quality of healthcare in New England by bridging the gap between alternative and conventional medicine. ... Our mission is to bring about a vision of affordable and effective integrative healthcare for all. We provide a focal point for the growing integrative medical movement in New England."

" is a part of the Pediatric Integrative Medical Education (PIME) project. ... First organized in 2000, PIME is based at Childrens Hospital, Boston, and is sponsored by a grant from the National Center of Complementary and Alternative Medicine. The project also involves a colaborative effort with Harvard Medical School, the Mass College of Pharmacy, and Boston Medical Center. PIME is administered through the Program in Environment Medicine in the Department of Medicine of Childrens Hospital. Contributions have been made by faculty and staff at these institutions."

Center of Holistic Pediatric Education and Research

"The Center for Holistic Pediatric Education and Research (CHPER) is devoted to improving the well-being of children and families by examining the scientific evidence and promoting the integration of the safest and most effective mainstream, alternative, and complementary therapies."

Longwood Herbal Task Force

"The LHTF was organized in the fall of 1998 by faculty, staff and students from Children’s Hospital, the Massachusetts College of Pharmacy and Health Sciences and the Dana Farber Cancer Institute to learn more about and teach other clinicians about herbs and dietary supplements. "

Professional Curriculum on Herbs & Dietary Supplements

"The Wake Forest University School of Medicine and Northwest Area Health Education Center (NWAHEC) have received funding from NIH to evaluate different strategies for educating physicians, pharmacists, nurses and dietitians about herbs and dietary supplements using the Internet"

Endorphin Power Company

"The Endorphin Power Company is dedicated to improving the lives of people, with special focus on the substance-dependent and homeless, thus alleviating many of the challenges faced by current emergency medical systems. Additional purposes are the promotion of mental and physical health through exercise, and the promotion of energy consciousness and volunteerism."

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