Integrative Health: Moving from Marginal to Mainstream

Several factors have set the stage to move integrative health from the margins into the mainstream of care. But significant barriers remain for these practices, including insufficient doctor and patient knowledge about safe and effective treatments, educational challenges, and the lack of insurance coverage.

In this Events @ RAND podcast, some of the nation's leading integrative health experts discuss the path forward for incorporating evidence-based complementary and alternative treatments into standard patient care, medical training, and policymaking.

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Ian Coulter

RAND/Samueli Chair for Integrative Medicine and Senior Health Policy Researcher; Professor, Pardee RAND Graduate School

Wayne Jonas, M.D., executive director of Samueli Integrative Health Programs

Wayne Jonas, M.D.

Executive Director, Samueli Integrative Health Programs

Shaista Malik, M.D., cardiologist and executive director of the Susan Samueli Integrative Health Institute

Shaista Malik, M.D.

Associate Vice Chancellor of Integrative Health, Executive Director of Susan Samueli Integrative Health Institute, Susan Samueli Endowed Chair of Integrative Medicine, University of California, Irvine

John Scaringe, D.C., president and chief executive officer of Southern California University of Health Sciences

John Scaringe, D.C.

President and CEO, Southern California University of Health Sciences


Patricia Herman, N.D.

Senior Behavioral Scientist, RAND Corporation; Professor, Pardee RAND Graduate School

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