Research Studies

Here’s a list of research studies on trauma-informed acupuncture that I’ve been a part of.  Happy to hear your questions or comments:

Courtney, R., Sossin, K, Eichoff C., Adams, A., Duncan A., Brooks-Holliday, S & Hull, A. Integrative Healthcare and Wellness (IHW) Program: Baseline Characteristics of Veterans with Chronic Pain Receiving Individual Acupuncture. Poster session accepted for 2015 Society for Acupuncture Research, Boston, MA.

Courtney, R., Sossin, K., Eichoff, C., Adams, A., Duncan, A., Brooks-Holliday, S. & Hull, A. Semi-Standardized Ear Acupuncture for Veterans at the Washington D. C. Veterans Affairs Medical Center. Poster session presented accepted for 2015 Society for Acupuncture Research, Boston, MA.

Eickhoff, C.J., Holliday, S.B., Sullivan, P., Reinhard, M., Duncan, A., Courtney, R.E., Sossin, K., Hull, A. (2015, August). Physical and Mental Health Outcomes Associated With Acupuncture Utilization in Military Veterans. In Serving Those Who Have Served: Treatments to Help Veterans With Their Transitions. Symposium conducted at the meeting of the American Psychological Association, Toronto, ON.

Hull, A., Reinhard, M., McCarron, K., Allen, N., Jecmen, M., Akhter, J., Duncan, A., Soltes, K. Acupuncture and Meditation for Military Veterans: First Steps of Quality Management and Future Program Development. Global Advances in Health and Medicine. Vol 3, No 4, 2015, pp 27-31.

Prisco M, Jecmen, M, Bloeser, K., McCarron, K., Akhter, J., Duncan, A., Balish, M., Amdur, R., & and Reinhard M.Group Auricular Acupuncture for PTSD-Related Insomnia in Veterans: A Randomized Trial. Journal of Medical Acupuncture, Vol 25, No 6, 2013, pp 407-422.

Hull, A., Reinhard, M., Jecmen, M., Akhter, J., Duncan, A., & Soltes, K. (May, 2013). A Pilot Study of the Integrative Healthcare and Wellness (IHW) Program. Poster session presented at 2013 DC Veterans Affairs Medical Center Research Week, Washington, DC.

Reinhard, M., Hull, A., McCoy, K., Akhter, J., Duncan, A., Soltes, K., Jecmen, M., & Berndtson, K.Acupuncture and Meditation for Military Veterans: Patient Satisfaction and Self Reported Symptom Reduction.  (May, 2012) Poster presentation at the 2012 International Research Congress on Integrative Medicine and Health in Portland, Oregon.

Reinhard, M., Hull, A., McCoy, K., Akhter, J., Duncan, A., Soltes, K., Jecmen, M., & Berndtson, K. (April, 2012). Acupuncture and meditation for Veterans. Poster session presented at 2012 DC Veterans Affairs Medical Center Research Week, Washington, DC.

Lee, C., Crawford, C., Wallerstedt, D., York, A., Duncan, A., Smith, J., Sprengel, M., Welton, R., & Jonas, W. The effectiveness of acupuncture research across components of the trauma spectrum response (tsr): a systematic review of reviews. Systematic Reviews 2012, 1:46

Lee, C., Wallerstedt, D., Duncan, A., York, A., Hollifield, M., Niemtzow, R., Burns, S., MD, & Jonas, W., Design and Rationale of a Comparative Effectiveness Study to Evaluate Two Acupuncture Methods for the Treatment of Headaches Associated with Traumatic Brain Injury, Journal of Medical Acupuncture, Vol 23, No 4, 2011, pp 237-247.

Duncan, A., Liechty, M., Miller, C., Chinoy, C., & Ricciardi, R., Employee Use and Perceived Benefit of a Complementary and Alternative Medicine Wellness Clinic at a Major Military Hospital: Evaluation of a Pilot Program, JACM, Vol 17, No 9, 2011, pp 809-815. Describes findings of year-long Restore & Renewâ Wellness Clinic at Walter Reed Army Medical Center in 2008.

Randomized_Effectiveness_Trial of a Brief_Course of Acupuncture for Posttraumatic Stress Disorder. Medical Care, Vol 52, No 12, 57-64.  Engel, C, Cordova, E, Benedek, D., et al (2014). This study on Acupuncture for the treatment of PTSD was conducted at Walter Reed Army Medical Center in 2006.  I served as the “Assessing Acupuncturist”. 

Jonas, W., Bellanti, D., Paat, C., Boyd, C., Duncan, A., Price, A., Zhang, W., French, L., Chae, H. A Randomized Exploratory Study to Evaluate Two Acupuncture Methods for the Treatment of Headaches Associated with Traumatic Brain Injury. MedAcup. Vol 28, No 3., 2016.  Here’s a video about this study: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=mfjyFUcJsSc

 

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