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  • Special Chat on Complementary and Alternative Medicine for Pain Management

    From the American Pain Foundation -

    Tuesday June 26th at 8:00 pm EDT, Dr. Judith M. Fouladbakhsh, will share her recent research on CAM’s patterns and usage in the United States. She will also discuss how CAM is currently being used for treatment of pain, anxiety, depression, insomnia, and fatigue.

    She is an assistant professor at Wayne State University, College of Nursing, Advanced Practice Registered Nurse, Board Certified (APRN, BC), Advanced Practice Holistic Nurse, Board Certified (AHN-BC), and a Healing Touch Practitioner, Certified (CHTP).

    Dr. Fouladbakhsh has extensive experience in public health nursing, complementary and alternative therapies for pain management, cancer treatment and cancer survivorship. She is the recipient of numerous professional awards including the Wayne State University Excellence in Teaching Award, and the Oncology Nursing Society’s Excellence in Cancer Nursing Research Award. Dr. Fouladbakhsh has just recently returned from Munich, Germany where her CAM research was presented at the International Congress on Complementary Medicine Research.

    You must be registered in PainAid, our online community, in order to participate. We recommend that you register as soon as possible to avoid any technical problems at the time of the chat. To register, please follow these directions:

    Go to the PainAid Login Page:

    Choose "New To PainAid? Are you a new member? Click here to register for PainAid."
    Create a username and password. Please write this information down so that you can remember it later.
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