MSiMR Prospective Students Webinars

Learn more about the MSiMR through our webinars on different aspects of the program.

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Women's Health

Learn about women’s health research at Helfgott. There is also be a preview of the future educational possibilities of this field within the MSiMR program.

Recorded on May 29, 2013

Complementary, Alternative and Integrative Medicine and Public Health

This webinar explores the role of CAIM in public health. We will discuss the intersection between research and policy, and the role that research plays in supporting the advancement of CAIM.

Recorded on May 7, 2013

Herbal Studies and Anthroposophic Medicine

In this webinar, we explore the conceptual basis of anthroposophic medicine, its views on herbal action, and the exciting findings of recent research which may serve to expand our beliefs about the potential of herbal medicine and herbal research.

Recorded on April 12, 2013

Introduction to Integrative Medicine

Integrative medicine is a term that is used widely, but a true definition is difficult to define. This webinar discusses what this term can mean and more importantly, what types of modalities fit under it's umbrella. We discuss both modalities, such as homeopathy, herbs, and manipulation and philosophical approaches to health and healing such as Chinese medicine, ayurveda and naturopathic medicine.

Recorded on March 26, 2013

Environmental Medicine: External Influences on Health and Disease

From toxic chemicals to restorative settings, the world around us profoundly affects our health and well-being. Insidious exposures require broad awareness and subtle measurement techniques to detect changes before pathology occurs. Through measuring exposure levels and their effects, it is possible to positively influence individual health choices and public health policies.

Recorded on March 13, 2013

Acupuncture: What it Teaches

Learn about the history of acupuncture including how it started and what sparked it. We also discuss how acupuncture works, including the mechanisms of action, and what it can treat. Contemporary uses of acupuncture will be covered, including how acupuncture integrates into global healthcare needs and future directions of the practice.

Recorded on February 26, 2013

Global Health

Learn about current global health issues, research at Helfgott, and international experience opportunities through NCNM. Viewers also learn about local organizations and Oregonians working in the field of global health and integrative healthcare.

Recorded on January 30, 2013

Food and Nutrition: Cooking and Research

The science of nutrition is an ever growing field. Through the Master of Science in Integrative Medicine Research program, we offer a variety of classes that examine: nutritional science in relationship to health and disease, how to conduct nutritional research, current research on therapeutic diets, and popular topics such as GMO foods.

Watch this quick and informative webinar to hear more about the type of classes offered and research being conducted in the field of nutrition.

Recorded on January 16, 2013


Overview of the Master in Science of Integrative Medicine Research Program

Receive information on the NCNM's Helfgott Research Institute, the research being done by students and faculty at NCNM, core classes and competencies in the MSiMR program, and potential career paths for MSiMR graduates.

Recorded on February 11, 2013


Psychology & Behavior

"Behavior Change in Clinical Practice and Research"

Behavior change is often an integral part of treatment or a desired outcome in its own right. Watch this webinar and learn about courses offered through the NCNM's Helfgott Research Institute that address how to create and maintain meaningful behavior change for patients. Strategies for promoting adaptive, healthy behaviors and for reducing unhealthy, maladaptive behaviors will be discussed. These strategies will be based on the principles of Applied Behavior Analysis, which is the science of human behavior. This webinar will also include a brief overview of single subject research designs, and how they may be utilized in the field of Integrative Medicine Research.

Recorded on April 25, 2013

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