SPARC Student Research Pre-Conference

Date: Friday, May 3, 2013
Time: 9:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.
Location: NCNM's Helfgott Research Institute - 2220 SW 1st Avenue in Portland, Oregon
Cost: Free

Students and educators are invited to a student research pre-conference the day before SPARC. Join us for posters, presentations and awards. Come to learn about the research students are pursuing and to support the next generation of CAM researchers!



9:00-10:00 Opening Keynote

  • Career Paths in Research: One ND’s Story - Helane Wahbeh, ND

10:00-11:00 Poster Session

11:00-12:00 Workshop

  • Data Management - Nicole Vasilevsky, PhD (OHSU)

12:00-1:00 Lunch

1:00-2:00 Workshop

  • Clinical Application of Evidence-Based Medicine - Ather Ali, ND, MPH (Yale University)

2:00-3:00 Student Research Presentations:

  • Increasing the effectiveness of mindfulness-based interventions with nature for GAD - Keith Ingulli, MS
  • In Vitro Testing of a Natural Spermicide - Stacie Wolfe
  • Benefits of Whole Person Treatment for Complex Multi-System Illness: A Case Study of Hashimoto's Thyroiditis in a Patient with Traumatic Brain Injury - Corinne Maul de Soto
  • Body Schema & Feldenkrais: Effects upon subjects with Low Back Pain - Tim Sobie, MS, PT

3:00-4:00 Student Research Awards