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The White House Commission on Complementary and Alternative Medicine Policy


Meeting on the Access and Delivery of Complementary and Alternative Medicine Services

December 4 - 5, 2000
Hubert H. Humphrey Building, Room 800
Washington, DC

Monday, December 4, 2000
8:00 a.m.   Registration
9:15 a.m.   Welcome and Introductions
      Dr. Stephen C. Groft
Executive Director, White House Commission on Complementary and Alternative Medicine Policy
      Dr. James S. Gordon
9:25 a.m.   Session I: Overview of CAM Utilization
      Dr. James S. Gordon
      Commission Discussion
10:00 a.m.   Session II: Clinical and Cost-Effectiveness of Selected CAM Services
      Selected CAM Services
      Mind-Body Approaches
      Chiropractic Practice
      William Meeker, DC, MPH
      Naturopathic Medicine
      Konrad Kail, ND, PA
      Patricia Culliton, LAc
      Joyce Frye, DO, MBA, FACOG
      Massage Therapy
      Tiffany Field, PhD
  Panel Discussion
11:00 - 11:15 a.m.   15-MINUTE BREAK & PANEL CHANGE
      Dennis Awang, PhD, SCIC
      Christopher Hobbs, LAc, AHGC
      Dietary Supplements
      Alan Gaby, MD
      Patsy Brannon, PhD, RD
      Integrated Overview
      Harley Goldberg, DO
  Panel Discussion
12:15 - 1:35 p.m.   LUNCH BREAK
1:35 - 2:35 p.m.   Public Comment (Open Session, as pre-registered)
  1. Francine Butler, Association for Applied Psychophysiology & Biofeedback
  2. Nancy Dolores Kolenda, Center for Frontier Sciences
  3. Diana Chambers, Friends of Health
  4. Rustum Roy, University of Arizona-PIM
  Panel Discussion
  1. David Murray Blalwas, Maryland Acupuncture Society
  2. Kathleen Golden, Acupuncture Society of New York
  3. Natalia Egorov, California Oriental Medical Association
  4. David Edgar Molony, American Association of Oriental Medicine
  Panel Discussion
  1. Elaine Marie Wallzer, Henry M. Jackson Foundation
  2. Bhavna P Bhut, OJAS Cancer Care Institute
  3. Neeta Kunai Suryavanshi, Aspen Systems
  4. Salvatore A. D'Onofrio, Natural Health Practitioners Boa
  Panel Discussion
2:35 - 2:50 p.m.   15-MINUTE BREAK & PANEL CHANGE
2:50 p.m.   Session III: Use of CAM for Selected Health Conditions
      Addiction & HIV/AIDS
      Howard Josepher, CSW
      Denise Drayton, Patient
      Jeanne Andrews, Patient
      Heart Disease
      Richard Collins, MD
      Walter Czapliewicz, Patient
      Hospice Care
      J. Donald Schumacher, PsyD
  Panel Discussion
3:55 - 4:10 p.m.   15-MINUTE BREAK & PANEL CHANGE
4:10 p.m.   Session IV: Issues in Integrating CAM in Service Delivery
      Richard Miles
Health Frontiers
      The Honorable Berkley Bedell
The National Foundation for Alternative Medicine
      Paul Kurtz, MA, PhD
Committee for the Scientific Investigation of Claims of the Paranormal
  Panel Discussion
5:00 - 5:10 p.m.   BREAK (Panel Change only)
5:10 p.m.   Donald Kendall, OMD, PhD, LAc
    Office of Professional and Employees International Union
    Candace Campbell
    American Preventive Medical Association
    Michele Forzley, JD
    American Bar Association
  Panel Discussion
6:00 p.m.   Adjourn
8:00 a.m.   Charge for the Day
      Dr. James Gordon, Chair
8:05 a.m.   Session V: Meeting Public Needs/Systems of Delivery
      Private Practice
      Robert Atkins, MD
      Charlotte Eliopoulos, RNC, MPH, PhD
      CAM Center
      Mort Rosenthal, MBA
      Hospice Care
      Dannion Brinkley
  Panel Discussion
9:00 - 9:15 a.m.   15-MINUTE BREAK & PANEL CHANGE
      Community Health Clinics
      Tom Trompeter, MPA
      Hospital-based Centers
      Sylver Quevedo, MD
      Academic Centers
      Woodson Merrell, MD
  Panel Discussion
10:00 - 10:15 a.m.   15-MINUTE BREAK & PANEL CHANGE
10:15 a.m.   Managed Care Organizations
    James Dillard, MD, DC, CAc
    Lori Bielinksi, LMP
    Anna Silberman, MPH
  Panel Discussion
11:00 - 11:05 a.m.   BREAK (Panel Change Only)
11:05 a.m.   Ayurveda
      Robert Schneider, MD
    Naturopathic Medicine
      Tori Hudson, ND
    Traditional Chinese Medicine
      Robert Duggan, MA, MAc
  Panel Discussion
12:00 - 1:30 p.m.   LUNCH BREAK
1:30 p.m.   Public Comment (Open Session- as pre-registered)
  1. Bruce Nordstrom, American Chiropractic Association
  2. Neal D. Barnard, Physicians Committee for Responsible Medicine
  3. Doreen Chen, Chinese Medicine Council, AAOM
  4. Gary Sandman, Integrative Medicine, LLC
  Panel Discussion
  1. Danny Freund, Pennsylvania State University
  2. Melinna Giannini, Alternative Link
  3. Jane Hersey, Feingold Association
  4. Boyd Landry, The Coalition for Natural Health
  Panel Discussion
  1. Lawrence Auburn Plumlee, National Coalition for the Chemically Injured
  2. Michael John Rohrbacher, Certification Board for Music Therapists, Inc.
  3. Andrew L. Rubman, American Association of Naturopathic Physicians
  4. Marshall H. Sager, American Academy of Medical Acupuncture
  Panel Discussion
2:30 - 2:45 p.m.   15-MINUTE BREAK & PANEL CHANGE
2:45 p.m.   Session VI: CAM Integration in Existing Delivery Systems
      Alan Trachtenberg, MD, MPH
      Substance Abuse and Mental Health Administration (SAMHSA)
      Bridget Duffy, MD
      Milton Hammerly, MD
      Catholic Health Initiatives
  Panel Discussion
3:30 - 3: 45 p.m.   15-MINUTE BREAK
3:45 p.m.   Session VII: Commissioners' Discussion
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