• Devin Hahn

    Senior Video Producer

    Devin Hahn

    Devin Hahn creates video content for BU Today, Bostonia online, and The Brink. He is a producer, a cameraman, an editor, and, under duress, a writer. Profile

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  1. I wonder about the time frame for the acceptance of these traditional healing techniques in Western medicine. Unfortunately, alternative medicine is still considered as a second opinion, or last ditch chance, when the benefits of a co-operative relationship with traditional and Western methods might provide patients with desired results.

    I might add that you may not want to “make alternative medicine less exotic” as that may be one of it’s strongest selling points. It is exotic AND it works, that’s marketing genius.

  2. finally! a student studying something useful. thank you for your insight, and i hope you’re able to pull this into some of the most stressful places in the US — hospitals, and doc’s offices.

  3. That was a very interesting video. I didnt realize drumming was a source of the healing process and how the Asante rituals like drumming elicit “the relaxation response. Very imormative article thanks for posting.

  4. Love your work! My dissertation is on the priesthood as the central provider of healthcare and social justice at the Akonnedi Shrine complex in Larteh,Ghana…I am citing your article “Evaluating Biomedical and Ethnomedical Health Care Models in Ghana”…. I concur with many of your conclusions…we should talk…

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