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The White House Commission on
Complementary and Alternative Medicine Policy

February 21-22, 2002
DoubleTree Hotel Rockville
Plaza I & II
1750 Rockville Pike
Rockville, Maryland

DAY ONE:   THURSDAY, February 21, 2002
7:30 a.m.   Registration Opens
8:00 a.m.  
    Welcome and Introductions
  • Dr. James Gordon, Chair
  • 8:10 a.m.   Charge for the Day
  • Dr. Stephen Groft, Executive Director
  • 8:15 a.m.   Introduction and History of CAM, Guiding Principles of the Commission
    9:45 a.m.   BREAK
    10:00 a.m.   Coordination of Research
    11:00 a.m.   Education and Training of Health Care Practitioners
    12:00 p.m.   Lunch Break
    1:00 p.m.   Information Development and Dissemination
    2:00 p.m.   Break
    2:15 p.m.   Access and Delivery of CAM
    3:45 p.m.   Break
    4:00 p.m.   Coverage and Reimbursement of CAM
    5:00 p.m.   Commission Discussion and Summary of Sessions
    6:00 p.m.   Adjourn for the Day

    DAY TWO:   FRIDAY, February 21, 2002
    8:00 a.m.   Welcome and Introductions
  • Dr. James Gordon, Chair
  • 8:15 a.m.   CAM in Wellness and Prevention
    9:15 a.m.   Coordinating and Centralizing Federal CAM Activities
    10:15 a.m.   Break
    10:30 a.m.   Vision Statement
    12:00 p.m.   Lunch
    1:15 p.m.   Discussion of Executive Summary and Final Report
    2:45 p.m.   Break
    3:00 p.m.   Public Comment Session
    1. Joyce Frye D.O, M.B.A., National Center for Homeopathy
    2. Madan Khare, D.V.M., M.S., Ph.D., ACAVMA (American Complimentary and Alternative Veterinary Medicine Association)
    3. Henry Steven Kriegel, B.A., Kriegel Marketing Group
    4. Boyd J, Landry, M.P.A., The Coalition for Natural Health
    5. Hiroshi Nakazawa, M.D., American Board of Medical Acupuncture
    6. Riva Touger-Decker, Ph.D., University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey
    7. Cassandra Meroe Wimbs, M.A., CAMA (Complementary/Alternative Medicine Association)
    4:00 p.m.   Commission Discussion and Concluding Remarks
    5:00 p.m.   Adjourn

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