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  The Foundation for Research in Acupuncture & Integrative Medicine (FRAIM) is proud to host continuing education classes organized by the
Rhode Island Society of Acupuncture and Oriental Medicine (RISAOM).

Next class
Laser acupuncture: basic concept.
Presentation by Alex Tatevian

is scheduled for Sunday, April 29, from 1 to 5 PM..

Location: 141 Airport Road, Warwick, RI 02889, USA (For directions click here).

For more information and to register, contact Lena Kashmensky at (401) 738-9355 or ___________________________________________________________


M. D. Anderson Cancer Center's Integrative Medicine Program Lecture Teleconference

The University of Texas M. D. Anderson Cancer Center's Integrative Medicine Program is now offering the opportunity to have their Integrative Medicine Program Lecture Series teleconferenced to other institutions. The series takes place each third Thursday of the month (except December and August) from 12:00 p.m. - 1:00 p.m. Central Standard Time.

National and international speakers are carefully screened and recruited to present evidence-based research on CAM with a focus on cancer. A calendar of upcoming lectures can be viewed at
or by clicking on Educational Programs & Events and then Integrative Medicine Program Lecture Series. Current participants include, The University of Texas Medical School - Houston, The University of Texas Medical Branch - Galveston, and Baylor College of Medicine. The series is interactive, allowing for questions at the end of the lecture. For more information on how to obtain this educational forum, please contact: Cathy Kirkwood, MPH, Manager, Integrative Medicine Program - Education, 713-745-3138, or e-mail

M. D. Anderson Cancer Center's Integrative Medicine Program is also looking for a Tenure-Track Clinical Faculty Member and a Postdoctoral Fellow. Interested individuals should submit C.V. and a brief synopsis of experience and interest to: Lorenzo Cohen, PhD Associate Professor and Chief, Section of Integrative Medicine, The University of Texas M. D. Anderson Cancer Center, 1515 Holcombe Boulevard, Box 145, Houston, Texas 77030.


Complementary and Alternative Medicine Online Continuing Education Series

The National Center for Complementary and Alternative Medicine (NCCAM) at the National Institutes of Health (NIH) is offering a new online Continuing Education Series on complementary and alternative medicine (CAM). This CME series is free.

The Continuing Education Series is presented in seven chapters:

1. Overview of Complementary and Alternative Medicine
2. Herbs and Other Dietary Supplements
3. Mind-Body Medicine
4. Acupuncture: An Evidence-Based Assessment
5. Manipulative and Body-Based Therapies: Chiropractic and Spinal Manipulation
6. Complementary and Alternative Medicine and Aging
7. Integrative Medicine

Most lectures in this program were originally given as part of the National Institutes of Health Medicine for the Public and the Smithsonian Resident Associates Program in Washington, D.C. For additional information, please contact NCCAM's Clearinghouse toll free at 1-888-644-6226. For more information, visit NCCAM. (



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