Thinking about inviting me to speak about bridging the worlds for healing trauma? Here are some past speaking engagements:
A Randomized Exploratory Study to Evaluate Two Acupuncture Methods for the Treatment of Headaches Associated with Traumatic Brain Injury
Webinar offered at National Intrepid Center of Excellence, Walter Reed National Military Medical Center, October, 2013. Described methodology and conceptual framework of research design evaluating acupuncture for chronic headaches in Service members with traumatic brain injury.
Integrative Healthcare for Veterans: Examples in Practice and Research.
Webinar offered at the District of Columbia Veterans Administration Medical Center, February 2011. Described bio-physiological model of the impact of war trauma on the body, mind and spirit. Presented conceptual framework for the use of acupuncture to restore regulation and balance after trauma.
Acupuncture for Brain Injuries and Traumatic Stress Responses: It’s Not All In Your Head
Panel presentation at the American Academy of Pain Management Conference, Las Vegas, NV, August, 2010. Described methodology of research design evaluating acupuncture for chronic headaches in Service members with traumatic brain injury.
Courageously Faithful: Bringing Peace to War
Opening plenary address at the National Gathering of Friends General Conference, Johnstown, Pennsylvania, June, 2008.
Acupuncture Treatment for Traumatic Stress
Panel presentation at the Force Health Protection Conference, Albuquerque, NM, August 2008. Co-panelists included Psychiatrist and Medical Acupuncturist, Michael Hollifield, MD, University of New Mexico Medical Center, Radiation Oncologist and Medical Acupuncturist COL (Dr.) Richard Niemtzow, USAF, MC, FS, Malcolm Grow Medical Center Andrews Air Force Base, and Psychiatrist COL (Dr.) Charles Engel, Director of Deployment Health Clinical Center, Walter Reed Army Medical Center.
Restore & Renew Wellness Clinic: A Systems Approach to Tending Traumatic Stress in Military Hospitals – Panel presentation at the Force Health Protection Conference, Albuquerque, NM, August 2008. Co-panelists included: Victoria Bruner, LCSW, RN, BCETS (Deployment Health Clinical Center, Walter Reed Army Medical Center), Chris Martin, MPS, (Uniformed Services University of the Health Sciences).