Conference Schedule
All times listed in Eastern Time (ET)


THURSDAY, SEPTEMBER 23, 2021

11:00 AM -

11:30 AM

Welcome & Opening Ceremony


11:30 AM -

12:30 PM

KEYNOTE

Building Power with Community and Undoing Harm: Our Role in Organizing for Culturally Humble, Integrative, and Anti-racist Healthcare
Anjali Taneja, MD, MPH, FASAM

12:30 PM -

12:45 PM

Break & Nourish









12:45 PM -

1:30 PM

Integrative Healthcare for the Community – a story of collaboration, discovery, and innovation
Arvin Jenab, ND; Maggie Quinn, ND

Uplifting Silenced Voices: Whole-Systems Research to Empower Vulnerable Populations

Jennifer Rioux, PhD, Ayurvedic Doctor, Certified Yoga Therapist, Registered Herbalist; Jennifer Olejownik, PhD, MS, BA, RYT; Sofia Chavez, DNM, Minister, LMT, CCA, COTA, NADA


Household-Centered Care and Asthma Disparities in Underserved Communities of Miami-Dade - PART 1
Catherine Busatto, MSPA, PA-C; Deborah Gracia, DO, FACOI; Sophia Lacroix, BS; Onelia Lage, MD

Supporting Traditional Birth Practices by Uplifting Community Doula Models - PART 1
Ana Delgado, RN, MS, CNM and Karen Lopez-Acero, CNM









1:30 PM -

2:15 PM

 
Marketing Integrative Medicine to Community Health Center Members
Ruthann Russo, PhD, DAc, MPH, LAc; Janil Polanco, MPA; Kayla Williams, MPA Student

Scoping Review of Integrative Health in Under-resourced Populations: Quantitative Results
Lisa Taylor-Swanson, PhD, MAcOM, LAc; Kieran Cooley, ND; Jennifer Rioux, PhD, Ayurvedic Doctor, Certified Yoga Therapist, Registered Herbalist; Niki Munk, PhD, LMT

Household-Centered Care and Asthma Disparities in Underserved Communities of Miami-Dade - PART 2
Catherine Busatto, MSPA, PA-C; Deborah Gracia, DO, FACOI; Sophia Lacroix, BS; Onelia Lage, MD

Supporting Traditional Birth Practices by Uplifting Community Doula Models- PART 2 
Ana Delgado, RN, MS, CNM and Karen Lopez-Acero, CNM

2:15 PM -

2:30 PM

Break & Nourish



2:30 PM -

3:15 PM

Employee Health Center: Whole Person Care for Underserved Healthcare Workers
Arlene Betancourt, MD

NIH-NCCIH | Engaging Diverse Communities in Complementary and Integrative Health Research
Emmeline Edwards, PhD

3:15 PM -

4:00 PM

Visit Virtual Exhibit Hall / View Poster Sessions







4:00 PM -

4:30 PM

Addressing Trauma in Integrative Medicine Models of Care at a FQHC - PART 1
Sreela Namboodiri, MD, ABOIM; Anuj Shah, MD, MPH

Accessible Ayurveda: Dietary Principles for Balanced Health
S. Prasad Vinjamuray, MD (Ayurveda), DACM, MPH

Decolonizing Medicine is Possible - Community Well Represents
Jen Reyes Moran, CMT; Jennifer Navarro-Marroquin

Mind-Body Medicine in Intersectional Gender-Inclusive Mental Health Care - PART 1
Chanel Heermann, MD; Luann Fortune, PhD, LMT; Sorin L. Thomas, MA, LPC, LAC, CGP, ACS

4:30 PM -

5:00 PM

Addressing Trauma in Integrative Medicine Models of Care at a FQHC-PART 2
Sreela Namboodiri, MD, ABOIM; Anuj Shah, MD, MPH

Bilingual Trauma Informed Chair Yoga: Curiosity
Donna Castelblanco, MBE, RYT 200, RPYT

The Commodification of Traditional Medicine and the Movement Towards Decolonization
Tamsin Lee, DA[o]M, AEMP

Mind-Body Medicine in Intersectional Gender-Inclusive Mental Health Care - PART 2
Chanel Heermann, MD; Luann Fortune, PhD, LMT; Sorin L. Thomas, MA, LPC, LAC, CGP, ACS








5:00 PM -

6:00 PM

Introducing a Multidisciplinary Integrative Medicine Program to a Federally Qualified Health Center
Dane Crockford, PsyD; Jie Liu, MD, MPH

Bridging Integrative and Indigenous Medicines: Lessons from the Field
Leslie Korn, PhD, MPH, LMHC

Collaboration to Restore and Acknowledge the Value of Daily, Traditional Holistic Healing Practices
Nancy Bordeaux, Indigenous Healer; Maria Morin McCoy, Indigenous Cultural Wellness Practitioner; Selma Sroka, MD, Fellow AZCIM, Traditional Healer

Wellness as a Liberatory Practice: Using Liberatory Consciousness to Reframe Trainee Wellness
Folashade Wolfe-Modupe, MD; Stephen Richmond II, MD, MPH

6:00 PM -

6:15 PM

 Break & Nourish

6:15 PM -

7:15 PM

KEYNOTE

Using Curanderismo to Decolonize Personal and Community Wellness

Thomas Anthony Chavez, PhD, Traditional Healer; Caroline Ortiz, MPH, MSN, RN, NC-BC

7:15 PM -

7:30 PM

Break & Nourish

7:30 PM -

9:00 PM

KEYNOTE

Grounding Health in Political Power

Mark-Anthony Clayton-Johnson, LAc




FRIDAY, SEPTEMBER 24, 2021

10:30 AM -

11:00 AM

Morning Welcome | Town Hall | Membership Meeting


11:00 AM -

11:45 AM

KEYNOTE

Breaths Together For A Change: An Indigenous Centric Model for Creating Healthcare That Treats No Patient as a Stranger
Tommy Woon, MS, CCT, SEP; Cinnamon Spear Kills First, MFA; Aminah Ghaffar, MS

11:45 AM -

12:15 PM

 Break & Nourish









12:15 PM -

1:00 PM

Breaths Together For A Change: An Indigenous Centric Model for Creating Healthcare That Treats No Patient as a Stranger - PART 1
Tommy Woon, MS, CCT, SEP; Cinnamon Spear Kills First, MFA; Aminah Ghaffar, MS

Removing Gatekeeping and Reconnecting with Marginalized Voices
Erum Agha, PhD, LCSW; Stefani Baca-Atlas, MSW; Aisha Chilcoat, ND, FABNO, IFMCP; Neil Bilotta, PhD; Susan A. Gaylord, PhD

Decolonizing Body Size: Exploring the Roots and Misconceptions of Weight as a Measure of Health - PART 1
Amanda Montgomery, RD, LDN; Sreela Namboodiri, MD, ABOIM

For our Medicine to Survive, the Profession Must Burn: Decolonizing Acupuncture in the US - PART 1
Tyler Phan, PhD, LAc

1:00 PM -

1:45 PM

Breaths Together For A Change: An Indigenous Centric Model for Creating Healthcare That Treats No Patient as a Stranger - PART 2 
Tommy Woon, MS, CCT, SEP; Cinnamon Spear Kills First, MFA; Aminah Ghaffar, MS

Youth Lens: Dismantling Systemic Racism in Health through Participatory Research
Elizabeth Benninger, PhD; Diane Mastnardo, BS, LMT; Symphony Cummings; Megan Schmidt-Sane, PhD, MPH

Decolonizing Body Size: Exploring the Roots and Misconceptions of Weight as a Measure of Health- PART 2
Amanda Montgomery, RD, LDN; Sreela Namboodiri, MD, ABOIM

For our Medicine to Survive, the Profession Must Burn: Decolonizing Acupuncture in the US- PART 2 
Tyler Phan, PhD, LAc

1:45 PM -

2:15 PM

Break & Nourish








2:15 PM -

2:45 PM

Breaths Together For A Change: An Indigenous Centric Model for Creating Healthcare That Treats No Patient as a Stranger - PART 3 
Tommy Woon, MS, CCT, SEP; Cinnamon Spear Kills First, MFA; Aminah Ghaffar, MS

Building Pipelines to Support Diversity in Integrative Medicine Research
Maria Chao, DrPH, MPA; Shelley Adler, PhD

Safe Black Space: What it is. Why it's Needed. How it Helps. - PART 1
Kristee Haggins, PhD; Ryan McClinton; Teah Hairston, PhD; Jacquelyn Ollison, EdD

Re-Imagining Acupuncture Safety - PART 1
Lisa Rohleder, LAc




2:45 PM -

3:15 PM


Breaths Together For A Change: An Indigenous Centric Model for Creating Healthcare That Treats No Patient as a Stranger - PART 4 
Tommy Woon, MS, CCT, SEP; Cinnamon Spear Kills First, MFA; Aminah Ghaffar, MS

At Home Osteopathic Manipulation
Madelyn Pickle, DO; Amanda Grace Sessions, DO; Michelle Crane, DO

Safe Black Space: What it is. Why it's Needed. How it Helps. - PART 2 
Kristee Haggins, PhD; Ryan McClinton; Teah Hairston, PhD; Jacquelyn Ollison, EdD

Re-Imagining Acupuncture Safety - PART 2 
Lisa Rohleder, LAc

3:15 PM -

4:00 PM

Visit Virtual Exhibit Hall / View Poster Sessions









4:00 PM -

4:45 PM

Decolonizing Collaborative Practice: Towards Professional Inclusivity In Integrative Medicine - PART 1
Michelle Steinberg, MS; Nadine Ijaz, MSc, PhD; Christa Fernando, MD'25; Nicco Turner, MA, Health and Wellness Coach, Natural Chef

Using Implementation Science to Study Health Equity - PART 1
Paula Gardiner, MD, MPH; Maria Chao, DrPH, MPA; Ariana Thompson-Lastad, PhD; Inger Burnett-Ziegler, PhD

Community Based Approaches to Improve Autoimmune Health Equity
April Moreno, PhD, MPA

Advancing Integrative Pain Management through Collaboration and Advocacy - PART 1

Moderators: Amy Goldstein, MSW; Megan Kingsley Gale, MSAOM

Panelists: Rocio Lopez, LAc; Risi Idiokitas, DAOM, LAc; Laura E. Ocker, LAc, MAcOM; Katie Thornton, RN, MSN, CNL; Richard Mandell, LAc; Amy Mager, DACM, LAc, Dipl. OM (NCCAOM), FABORM









4:45 PM -

5:30 PM

Decolonizing Collaborative Practice: Towards Professional Inclusivity In Integrative Medicine - PART 2 

Michelle Steinberg, MS; Nadine Ijaz, MSc, PhD; Christa Fernando, MD'25; Nicco Turner, MA, Health and Wellness Coach, Natural Chef

Using Implementation Science to Study Health Equity - PART 2
Paula Gardiner, MD, MPH; Maria Chao, DrPH, MPA; Ariana Thompson-Lastad, PhD; Inger Burnett-Ziegler, PhD

Autoimmune Nutrition for All: Accessible and Effective Nutrition Therapy
Lori Taylor, MA, MS, RD

Advancing Integrative Pain Management through Collaboration and Advocacy - PART 2 
Moderators: Amy Goldstein, MSW; Megan Kingsley Gale, MSAOM 

Panelists: Rocio Lopez, LAc; Risi Idiokitas, DAOM, LAc; Laura E. Ocker, LAc, MAcOM; Katie Thornton, RN, MSN, CNL; Richard Mandell, LAc; Amy Mager, DACM, LAc, Dipl. OM (NCCAOM), FABORM

5:30 PM -

5:45 PM

Break & Nourish

5:45 PM -

6:45 PM

KEYNOTE

Culture as a Strength, Not a Risk Factor

Landon Opunui, ND

6:45 PM -

7:15 PM

Break & Nourish

7:15 PM -

8:15 PM

The Kitchenistas of National City: How Food Traditions Lead to Better Community Health
Documentary Screening Followed by Q&A

8:15 PM -

9:00 PM

Virtual Networking Reception & IM4US Committee Breakouts



SATURDAY, SEPTEMBER 25, 2021

10:30 AM -

10:45 AM

Morning Welcome

10:45 AM -

11:45 AM 


KEYNOTE

Decolonizing Life, Minds, and Hearts: Embracing Ancestral Wisdom for Transforming Health Systems

Vivian Camacho, MD, Quechua Midwife

11:45 AM -

12:00 PM

Break & Nourish








12:00 PM -

1:00 PM

Food as Medicine: Re-imagining Food, Healthcare, and Land During COVID-19
Ariana Thompson-Lastad, PhD; Steven Chen, MD; Julie Alvarez

Integrative, Culturally Supportive Therapies for Reimagining Criminal Justice and Healthcare - PART 1
Charles Pyle, US Magistrate Judge (Ret.); Jennifer Olejownik, PhD, MS, BA, RYT

Integrated Group Medical Visits for a Virtual World - PART 1

Jeffrey Geller, MD; Paula Gardiner, MD, MPH

History of Revolutionary Acupuncture in the U.S.: Its Meaning Today - PART 1
Rachel Pagones, DAOM, LAc; Tenisha Dandridge DACM, LAc; Eana Meng, MPhil

1:00 PM -

1:30 PM


Connecting Heart, History and Food to Heal a Broken Food System: Teaching Culinary Medicine to Kids on Chicago's South Side
Geeta Maker-Clark, MD; Erika Allen, MA

Integrative, Culturally Supportive Therapies for Reimagining Criminal Justice and Healthcare - PART 2 
Charles Pyle, US Magistrate Judge (Ret.); Jennifer Olejownik, PhD, MS, BA, RYT

Integrated Group Medical Visits for a Virtual World - PART 2

Jeffrey Geller, MD; Paula Gardiner, MD, MPH

History of Revolutionary Acupuncture in the U.S.: Its Meaning Today - PART 2
Rachel Pagones, DAOM, LAc; Tenisha Dandridge DACM, LAc; Eana Meng, MPhil

1:30 PM -

2:00 PM


Cooking Demo: How Food Traditions Lead to Better Community Health - PART 1
Kitchenistas

My Day Teaching Reiki in Juvie: How To/Not To
Heather McCutcheon, BA, Reiki Master Teacher

Integrative Virtual Group Prenatal Visits: Delivering Better Care Together - PART 1
Mary Warren, MD; Krishna Desai, MD, FAAFP; Natalie Pilipenko, PhD, ABPP

Black Acupuncture Association: Moving Toward Health Justice, Equity, and Inclusivity - PART 1
Tenisha Dandridge, LAc; Safiya McCarter, ND, LAc; Afua Bromley, LAc, MSOM, Dipl.Ac NCCAOM; Rhonda Coleman, DAOM, LAc, LMT, ADS

2:00 PM -

2:30 PM


Cooking Demo: How Food Traditions Lead to Better Community Health - PART 2
Kitchenistas

Qigong for Grief and Loss: Cultivating a Community of Care
Sarah Elizabeth Garza-Levitt, MSW, CSW, E-RYT, C-IAYT, C-MQI

Integrative Virtual Group Prenatal Visits: Delivering Better Care Together - PART 2
Mary Warren, MD; Krishna Desai, MD, FAAFP; Natalie Pilipenko, PhD, ABPP

Black Acupuncture Association: Moving Toward Health Justice, Equity, and Inclusivity - PART 2
Tenisha Dandridge, LAc; Safiya McCarter, ND, LAc; Afua Bromley, LAc, MSOM, Dipl.Ac NCCAOM; Rhonda Coleman, DAOM, LAc, LMT, ADS

2:30 PM -

3:00 PM

Break & Nourish








3:00 PM -

3:30 PM


Providing Trauma-Informed, Culturally Competent Care to Restore Resilience After Climate Disasters
Kathleen Scheible, CCH; La Deana Jeane, ND, FABNO

Promoting Emotional Resilience in BIPOC and Underserved Communities - PART 1
Eliza Ramos, MPH, MSW; Amy Paulson, MS

Mindfulness Oriented Recovery Enhancement (MORE): A Group Visit Model for Chronic Pain - PART 1
Nancy Sudak, MD, IFMCP; Eric Garland, PhD, LCSW

The Ties That Binds Us: Reclaiming Our Living Earth Heritage - PART 1
Elizabeth Rocco, MD; Cheryl Martin, MD, MA; Shalini Singh-Karnik, MD

3:30 PM -

4:00 PM

Addressing Historical Trauma in the African Diaspora: Developing Integrative Pilot Intervention
Allie Dyer, MPH; Nadia Milad Issa, Scholar-Practitioner

Promoting Emotional Resilience in BIPOC and Underserved Communities - PART 2 
Eliza Ramos, MPH, MSW; Amy Paulson, MS

Mindfulness Oriented Recovery Enhancement (MORE): A Group Visit Model for Chronic Pain - PART 2 
Nancy Sudak, MD, IFMCP; Eric Garland, PhD, LCSW

The Ties That Binds Us: Reclaiming Our Living Earth Heritage - PART 2 
Elizabeth Rocco, MD; Cheryl Martin, MD, MA; Shalini Singh-Karnik, MD

4:00 PM -

4:15 PM

Break & Nourish

4:15 PM -

5:45 PM

Jordan, Joyce, and Justice: Decolonizing Healthcare for Indigenous Children and Youth
Samir Shaheen-Hussain, MD, CM; Kent Saylor, MD, FRCPC; Raven Dumont-Maurice, MD; Saleem Razack, MD

5:45 PM -

6:15 PM

 Closing Ceremony


Note: Sessions that are divided into parts are listed that way for scheduling purposes.



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