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The White House Commission on Complementary and Alternative Medicine Policy


Meeting on the Coordination of Complementary and Alternative Medicine (CAM) Research: Achievements, Opportunities, Obstacles and Solutions

October 5-6, 2000
Hubert H. Humphrey Building, Room 800
Washington, D.C.

7:30 a.m.   Registration
8:30 a.m.   Welcome and Introductions
      Dr. James S. Gordon, Chair
White House Commission on Complementary and Alternative Medicine Policy
8:45 a.m.   Session I: Research Priorities and Public Input
      Dr. Leon Rosenberg, Chair
      Institute of Medicine Committee on the NIH Priority-Setting Process
  Panel Discussion
9:30 a.m.   Session II: Federal (NIH) Support for CAM Research
      Dr. Jeffrey White, National Cancer Institute
      Dr. Claude Lenfant, National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute
      Dr. Marvin Cassman, National Institute of General Medical Sciences
      Dr. Steven Hausman, National Institute of Arthritis and Musculoskeletal and Skin Diseases
      Dr. Paul Coates, Office of the Director/Office of Dietary Supplements
  Panel Discussion
10:45 a.m.   BREAK
11:00 a.m.   Session III: Academic Centers and Support for CAM Research
      Dr. Alfred Fishman, University of Pennsylvania
      Dr. Daniel Federman, Harvard University
      Dr. Joseph Pizzorno, Bastyr University
      Dr. William Meeker, Palmer College of Chiropractic
  Panel Discussion
12:15 p.m.   LUNCH
1:30 p.m.   Public Comment (Open Session)
2:15 p.m.   Session IV: Research Support and Collaborations
      Dr. Stephen E. Straus, Director National Center on Complementary and Alternative Medicine
  Panel Discussion
3:00 p.m.   BREAK
3:15 p.m.   Session V: Facilitating CAM Research and Regulatory Challenges
      Dr. Janet Woodcock, FDA, Center for Drug Evaluation and Research
      Dr. David W. Feigal, FDA, Center for Devices and Radiological Health
      Dr. Joseph A. Levitt, FDA, Center for Food Safety and Applied Nutrition
      Dr. Christine Lewis, FDA Office of Nutritional Products
      Mr. David Dorsey, FDA Office of Chief Counsel
  Panel Discussion
4:15 p.m.   Session VI: Research in the Regulatory Framework
      Dr. Floyd Leaders, Botanical Enterprises, Inc
      Mr. Robert McCaleb, Herb Research Foundation
      Dr. Anthony Rosner, Foundation for Chiropractic Education and Research
      Dr. James R. Winn, Federation of State Medical Boards
  Panel Discussion
5:15 p.m.   BREAK
5:30 p.m.   Session VII: Outcomes Research Part I - Interface Between CAM Research and Regulatory Agencies
      Dr. Nicholas Gonzalez, Private Practice
      Dr. Ann McCombs and Dr. Devi Nambudripad, Private Practice
      Dr. Jeffrey White, National Cancer Institute
  Panel Discussion
6:30 p.m.   Adjourn
8:30 a.m.   Session VIII: Guiding Principles of CAM Perspectives and Practice
      Commission Discussion led by the Chair
9:30 a.m.   Session IX: Not-for-Profit Sector Support for CAM Research
      Dr. John M. Templeton, Jr., Templeton Foundation
      Dyanne M. Hayes, Conrad N. Hilton Foundation
      Dr. Daniel Callahan, Hastings Center
      Ms. Teri Ades, American Cancer Society
  Panel Discussion
10:50 a.m.   BREAK
11:05 a.m.   Session X: Private Sector Support for CAM Research
      Mr. Randy Burkholder, Advanced Medical Technology Association
      Dr. Raymond Ruddon, Johnson and Johnson
      Dr. Frank C. Sciavolino, Pfizer, Inc.
      Mr. Mark Blumenthal, American Botanical Council
      Dr. Annette Dickenson, Council for Responsible Nutrition
  Panel Discussion
12:25 p.m.   LUNCH
1:30 p.m.   Public Comment (Open Session)
2:30 p.m.   Session XI: Outcomes Research Part II- CAM Research and Experimental Study Design
      Dr. Elaine Cramer, Medical Epidemiology, CDC (By Phone)
      Dr. Leanna Standish, Bastyr University
      Dr. Lydia Segal, Kaiser Permanente
      Dr. Douglas Lloyd, Association of Schools of Public Health
  Panel Discussion
3:30 p.m.   Session XII: Federal Agency Support for CAM Research
      Dr. John G. Demakis, Veterans Affairs
      Dr. William Dietz, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (By Phone)
      Dr. Michael Trujillo, Indian Health Service
  Panel Discussion
4:40 p.m.   Wrap-up and Adjournment
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