Integrative and Complementary Therapies Expo returns to UMass Medical School

3/26/2013 12:00:00 AM
Visitors to the 5th Annual Complementary and Integrative Therapies Expo and Lecture Series can learn about:

Auricular acupuncture
Ayurvedic medicine
Complementary and alternative medicine elective
Clinical hypnosis
European natural medicine
Herbal medicine
Integrative oncology initiative
Japanese-style acupuncture
Massage therapy
Medical qigong
Mindfulness-based stress reduction
Music therapy
Tai Chi
Tong ren healing
Traditional Chinese medicine
Tui na
Vibrational medicine
Wellness/lifestyle education

Members of the UMass Medical School community will have an opportunity to speak with local practitioners and receive personal complementary treatments at the fifth annual Complementary and Integrative Therapies Expo. The expo will take place on Wednesday, April 3, from 3 to 6 p.m. in the Faculty Conference Room.  

In addition to exhibitors representing a range of therapies that are becoming increasingly integrated into modern medicine, the event will feature crafts, healthy food and live music by Vin Mitchell, Jr. A series of short lectures on several mind/body modalities will take place concurrently in Amphitheater I from 3:30 to 7:30 p.m. The keynote address will be Expanding the Circle of the Mind Body Community.

Free and open to the public, the expo and lecture series are sponsored by the medical school’s Complementary and Alternative Medicine Elective, Integrative Health Academic Interest Group, Department of Psychiatry and Three Schools Committee, and the Motivact Group and Spirit of Change magazine. Contact expo coordinator Vinny Minichiello SOM ’13 for more information.

Related links on UMassMedNow:
A chance to try complementary and integrative therapies
Medicine from the heart . . . Vincent Minichiello