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Complementary and Integrative Health Caucus

Members: 97     Discussions: 90     

The purpose of this caucus will include but not be limited to the following:

  • Generate discussion to define and establish the boundaries of this emerging field;
  • Facilitate dialogue with colleagues working in older related fields such as Chiropractic, Osteopathic, Naturopathic, and Acupuncture traditions, especially those outside the continental United States;
  • Develop networking and resource sharing between information professionals who support programs and activities in their institutions that fall within the category of Complementary medicine;
  • Share information regarding relevant conferences, events and sources of funding for research;
  • Host and support informative events at MLA Annual, Mid-winter, and regional meetings concerning Complementary Medicine;
  • Review and prepare annotated bibliographies on resources in alternative and complementary medicine;
  • Work with the National Institute of Health's Office of Alternative Medicine to extend MeSH indexing in these disciplines;
  • and Support ongoing activities to educate consumers on the use and abuse of non-allopathic healing arts.

Complementary and Integrative Health Caucus Leaders 

Terry Kit Selfe, AHIP
University of Florida
Chair; Community Council Representative
Susan Maria Harnett, AHIP
University of Florida
Webmaster/Community Manager
Sarah Meyer
University of Florida