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Homeopathy and Public Health: Challenges and Opportunities

Homeopathy and Public Health: Challenges and Opportunities
Speaker: Michelle L Dossett, MD, PhD, MPH

Date: Saturday, April 1, 2017
Time: 8:00 AM - 10:00 AM

  Continuing Education Units: 2.0 CEU

  ACHENA Credits: 2.0 CPD

AANP Credits: TBD

  Will this session be recorded? YES

Session Description:

Dr. Dossett will review recent and older research demonstrating the potential for homeopathy to improve public health in a variety of different settings from infectious diseases to chronic disease management.  Challenges inherent in conducting clinical trials of homeopathy will be discussed.  She will also present data on use of homeopathy by the American public and basic science studies demonstrating physiologic and genomic effects of homeopathic medicines.

About the Speaker:

Michelle Dossett, MD, PhD, MPH is an Assistant in Medicine at the Benson-Henry Institute for Mind Body Medicine at Massachusetts General Hospital and an Instructor in Medicine at Harvard Medical School.  She is board-certified in both internal medicine and integrative medicine.  She received her MD and PhD in immunology from the University of Washington and completed her internal medicine residency and research fellowship in complementary and integrative medicine at Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center – Harvard Medical School.  Her research and clinical interests include homeopathy, the patient-provider relationship, mind-body medicine, provider well-being, and integrative medicine.  She has lectured on different aspects of mind-body medicine as well as homeopathy.  She is a member of the American Institute of Homeopathy.