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National Center for Complementary and Alternative Medicine Invites Comments on Proposed Name Change

The National Center for Complementary and Alternative Medicine (NCCAM) invites public comments on its proposed name change to the National Center for Research on Complementary and Integrative Health. Comments will be accepted through June 6, 2014.

NCCAM director Josephine Briggs, MD, states in a video message: "The goal of this change is to better align the Center's name with the evolution in health care and our research focus, and thus best address our Congressional mandate."

Bastyr Launches Center for Health Policy and Leadership

When: 5:30 p.m. (doors open at 5 p.m.) Thursday, February 17, 2011
Where: Bastyr University, Room 1062

Bastyr University is launching its new Center for Health Policy and Leadership (CHPL) with an "Integrated Healthcare Policy Consortium Discussion."

At the event, leaders from the national Integrated Healthcare Policy Consortium will discuss their visions of a health-oriented, integrated and accessible system of national health care. Refreshments will be provided. 

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