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This article was originally published in The Tan Sheet
NCCAM advisors: The National Center for Complementary and Alternative Medicine names six members to four-year terms on its national advisory council, which meets three times a year to offer advice and recommendations on conduct, support and prioritization of CAM research. The new members are Timothy C. Birdsall, vice president for integrative medicine at the Cancer Treatment Centers of America in Zion, Ill.; Boyd W. Bowden II, on the orthopedics staff at Doctors Hospital and at Orthopedic and Neurological Consultants Inc., in Columbus, Ohio; Gert Bronfort, a professor and associate vice president of research at Northwestern Health Sciences University, Bloomington, Minn., where he is also senior clinical researcher at the Wolfe-Harris Center for Clinical Studies; Lupo T. Carlota, president and founder of the Medical Acupuncture Research Institute of America in Memphis, Tenn.; Shin Lin, a professor of developmental and cell biology, physiology and biophysics and biomedical engineering at the University of California-Irvine, and a member of the advisory board and faculty of the university's Susan Samueli Center for Integrative Medicine; and Herman A. Taylor Jr., a professor of medicine and attending physician in the Division of Cardiovascular Diseases and Internal Medicine at the University of Mississippi Medical Center in Jackson...
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