Research is a key part of the Center for Integrative Medicine. Our studies seek to expand knowledge and build evidence for individuals, clinicians and policy makers to make wise decisions about health.

The center has several pilot projects and studies underway which include:

  • Acupuncture in menopause
  • Guided imagery on patients undergoing joint replacement
  • Guided imagery on psychiatry, oncology and burn unit patients
  • Healing touch on heart rate variability and stress
  • Healing touch on patients with neurological or stress-related disorders
  • HeartMath’s Transforming Stress Workshop on employee stress, burnout, absenteeism and turnover
  • Magnetic fields on vascular endothelial cells
  • North American ginseng on influenza vaccine responses
  • Supportive Intervention Program Study (SIPS) NOTE: Currently recruiting participants
  • Touch and Attention MRI Study
  • Vitamin D and K and physical function in heart failure
  • Vitamin D on home-bound elders
  • Yoga on alleviating treatment-related symptoms of patients undergoing chemotherapy
  • Yoga on brain cancer patients