Regina Dehen, ND, MACaOM
As the Chief Medical Officer at NCNM, Dr. Dehen creates and deploy the clinical curriculum and is responsible for developing clinical policy and procedural manuals with input from clinical faculty. Chairing clinical supervisor meetings, establishing professionalism guidelines and clinical quality measures, as well as assessing clinical outcomes and adherence to guidelines also falls under her purview. She develops and evaluates competencies for evidence-based clinical judgment, provide oversight of all didactic classes with clinical impact, and evaluate and manage clinical supervisors and interns and has facilitated and performed clinical research.
Currently, she oversees and coordinates between investigators and clinicians; and between the College Research Committee, the Research Scholars program, and the Institutional Review Board. Having benefited from participating in OCOM’s Acupuncture Practitioner’s Research Education Enhancement (APREE) Research Scholars Program and the Oregon Health & Science University’s Human Investigations Program, she has incorporated research literacy and an evidence-based approach into all of her teaching and administrative duties. Additionally, she continually works with clinic supervisors and interns to ensure that evidence-based competencies and methods are included and evaluated in clinical classes and rotations.
Dehen R. Regression of ductal carcinoma in situ after treatment with acupuncture. J Altern Complement Med. 2013 Nov;19(11):911-5. doi: 10.1089/acm.2012.0696. Epub 2013 Mar 28.
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