Under the leadership of Marsha J. Handel, MLS, Director of Informatics and Online Education, CHH has been a leader in online education in integrative medicine. The Center's 800+ page website discusses over 26 therapeutic approaches and covers print and online resources as well as the research evidence on the effectiveness of integrative approaches for over 66 health conditions.

To view this section of our website, please visit, http://www.healthandhealingny.org/EducationAndResources.asp

In addition, through grant support, special online learning modules have been developed for health conditions where the integrative approach can have a strong impact on care. These include:

  1. Healing Chronic Pain: In-depth evidence-based information on the integrative approach to chronic pain including low back pain and post-herpetic neuralgia. Developed in conjunction with the Department of Pain and Palliative Care at Mount Sinai Beth Israel. www.healingchronicpain.org

  2. Integrative Approach to Chronic Disease: NIH-grant funded multimedia online modules on three chronic diseases (heart disease, diabetes and chronic pain). Provides patients with knowledge of evidence-based, expanded treatment options and experiential exercises to better manage chronic disease and improve quality of life. Available in English and Spanish. www.healingchronicdisease.org

  3. Healing Digestive Disorders: An online resource guide for patients and health professionals on the integrative approach to IBS. www.healingdigestivedisorders.org

  4. Integrative Approach to Depression: An innovative website devoted to new perspectives and research on treating depression. www.healingdepression.org

  5. The Center’s Holistic Surgery Program developed by Aurora Ocampo, CNS is now also offered online at no charge. It provides training in mind-body techniques to patients before and after surgery in audio and video formats. www.preparingforyoursurgery.org