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DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES

Office of the Secretary

White House Commission on Complementary and Alternative Medicine Policy
October 4-6, 2001
Neuroscience Building
6001 Executive Blvd.
Conference Rooms C & D
Bethesda, MD

PRELIMINARY AGENDA


Thursday, October 4

8:00 8:15 Welcome and Introductions
Dr. James Gordon, Chair
Dr. Stephen Groft, Executive Director

I. 8:15 10:15 Session I. Definition of CAM
Facilitators: Mr. Tom Chappell
                  Dr. Wayne Jonas
Staff Lead: Mr. James Swyers

10:15 10:30 BREAK

II. 10:30 12:30 Session II. Information Development and Dissemination
Facilitators: Dr. David Bresler
                  Dr. Tieraona Low Dog
Staff Lead: Ms. Corinne Axelrod

12:30 1:30 LUNCH

III. 1:30 3:30 Session III. Coordination of CAM Research
Facilitators: Dr. Wayne Jonas
                  Dr. Dean Ornish
Staff Lead: Ms. Geraldine Pollen

3:30 3:45 BREAK

IV. 3:45 5:45 Session IV. Education and Training of Health Care Practitioners in CAM
Facilitators: Dr. George Bernier
                  Dr. Joseph Pizzorno
Staff Lead: Dr. Joseph Kaczmarczyk

5:45 Adjourn


Friday, October 5

8:00 8:15 Welcome and Introductions - Dr. James Gordon

V. 8:15 10:15 Session V. Access to and Delivery of CAM
Facilitators: Ms. Linnea Larson
                  Dr. Joseph Fins
Staff Lead: Ms. Michele Chang

10:15 10:30 BREAK

VI. 10:30 12:30 Session VI. Coverage and Reimbursement
Facilitator: Mr. George DeVries

Staff Lead: Ms. Maureen Miller

12:30 1:30 LUNCH

VII. 1:30 -3:30 Session VII. CAM in Wellness, Self-Care, Health Promotion and Disease Prevention

Facilitator: Dr. Dean Ornish
Staff Lead: Ms. Corinne Axelrod

3:30 3:45 BREAK

4:00 5:00 Public Comments

5:00 Adjourn


Saturday, October 6 (Meeting location changed to Marriott Suites, Bethesda, 6711 Democracy Boulevard, Maryland Tel: 301-897-5600)

8:00 8:15 Welcome and Introductions - Dr. James Gordon

8:15 10:15 Session VIII. Coordinating and Centralizing Federal CAM Efforts

Facilitator: Dr. Donald Warren
Staff Lead: Dr. Joseph Kaczmarczyk

10:15 10:30 BREAK

10:30 12:00 Review of draft recommendations

12:00 12:30 Process of Preparation of Final Report - Dr. Stephen Groft

12:30 Adjourn

Next Meeting December 6-7, 2001, Washington, DC Hubert H. Humphrey Building

 
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