DAVID M contact EISENBERG

Summary

Affiliation: Harvard University
Country: USA

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Insurance coverage, medical conditions, and visits to alternative medicine providers: results of a national survey
    Peter M Wolsko
    Center for Alternative Medicine Research and Education, Division of Primary Care, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, Harvard Medical School, Libby 330, 330 Brookline Ave, Boston, MA 02215, USA
    Arch Intern Med 162:281-7. 2002
  2. ncbi request reprint Effects of tai chi mind-body movement therapy on functional status and exercise capacity in patients with chronic heart failure: a randomized controlled trial
    Gloria Y Yeh
    Division for Research and Education in Complementary and Integrative Medical Therapies, Harvard Medical School, Boston, Massachusetts 02215, USA
    Am J Med 117:541-8. 2004
  3. pmc A model of integrative care for low-back pain
    David M Eisenberg
    Division of General Medicine and Primary Care, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    J Altern Complement Med 18:354-62. 2012
  4. pmc Practice patterns of naturopathic physicians: results from a random survey of licensed practitioners in two US States
    Heather S Boon
    Leslie Dan Faculty of Pharmacy, University of Toronto, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    BMC Complement Altern Med 4:14. 2004
  5. pmc A survey of training and practice patterns of massage therapists in two US states
    Karen J Sherman
    Center for Health Studies, Group Health Cooperative, Seattle, Washington 98101, USA
    BMC Complement Altern Med 5:13. 2005
  6. pmc Complementary and alternative medical therapies for chronic low back pain: What treatments are patients willing to try?
    Karen J Sherman
    Center for Health Studies, Group Health Cooperative, Seattle, Washington 98101, USA
    BMC Complement Altern Med 4:9. 2004
  7. pmc Developing a library of authenticated Traditional Chinese Medicinal (TCM) plants for systematic biological evaluation--rationale, methods and preliminary results from a Sino-American collaboration
    David M Eisenberg
    Osher Research Center, Division for Research and Education in Complementary and Integrative Medical Therapies, Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    Fitoterapia 82:17-33. 2011
  8. ncbi request reprint Addition of choice of complementary therapies to usual care for acute low back pain: a randomized controlled trial
    David M Eisenberg
    Division for Research and Education in Complementary and Integrative Medical Therapies, Osher Institute, Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA 02215, USA
    Spine (Phila Pa 1976) 32:151-8. 2007
  9. ncbi request reprint Factors associated with herbal therapy use by adults in the United States
    Paula Gardiner
    Division for Research and Education in Complementary and Integrative Medical Therapies, Harvard Medical School, USA
    Altern Ther Health Med 13:22-9. 2007
  10. ncbi request reprint Policies pertaining to complementary and alternative medical therapies in a random sample of 39 academic health centers
    Michael H Cohen
    Harvard Medical School Osher Institute, Boston, Mass, USA
    Altern Ther Health Med 11:36-40. 2005

Detail Information

Publications43

  1. ncbi request reprint Insurance coverage, medical conditions, and visits to alternative medicine providers: results of a national survey
    Peter M Wolsko
    Center for Alternative Medicine Research and Education, Division of Primary Care, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, Harvard Medical School, Libby 330, 330 Brookline Ave, Boston, MA 02215, USA
    Arch Intern Med 162:281-7. 2002
    ..In 1997, patients made an estimated 629 million visits to complementary and alternative medicine (CAM) providers; however, little is known about factors associated with visits to CAM providers...
  2. ncbi request reprint Effects of tai chi mind-body movement therapy on functional status and exercise capacity in patients with chronic heart failure: a randomized controlled trial
    Gloria Y Yeh
    Division for Research and Education in Complementary and Integrative Medical Therapies, Harvard Medical School, Boston, Massachusetts 02215, USA
    Am J Med 117:541-8. 2004
    ..To examine the effects of a 12-week tai chi program on quality of life and exercise capacity in patients with heart failure...
  3. pmc A model of integrative care for low-back pain
    David M Eisenberg
    Division of General Medicine and Primary Care, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    J Altern Complement Med 18:354-62. 2012
    ..The objective of this study is to explore the feasibility and effects of a model of multidisciplinary integrative care for subacute low-back pain (LBP) in an academic teaching hospital...
  4. pmc Practice patterns of naturopathic physicians: results from a random survey of licensed practitioners in two US States
    Heather S Boon
    Leslie Dan Faculty of Pharmacy, University of Toronto, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    BMC Complement Altern Med 4:14. 2004
    ..S., little is known about the practice of CAM providers. The objective of this study was to describe and compare the practice patterns of naturopathic physicians in Washington State and Connecticut...
  5. pmc A survey of training and practice patterns of massage therapists in two US states
    Karen J Sherman
    Center for Health Studies, Group Health Cooperative, Seattle, Washington 98101, USA
    BMC Complement Altern Med 5:13. 2005
    ..Despite the growing popularity of therapeutic massage in the US, little is known about the training or practice characteristics of massage therapists. The objective of this study was to describe these characteristics...
  6. pmc Complementary and alternative medical therapies for chronic low back pain: What treatments are patients willing to try?
    Karen J Sherman
    Center for Health Studies, Group Health Cooperative, Seattle, Washington 98101, USA
    BMC Complement Altern Med 4:9. 2004
    ....
  7. pmc Developing a library of authenticated Traditional Chinese Medicinal (TCM) plants for systematic biological evaluation--rationale, methods and preliminary results from a Sino-American collaboration
    David M Eisenberg
    Osher Research Center, Division for Research and Education in Complementary and Integrative Medical Therapies, Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    Fitoterapia 82:17-33. 2011
    ..It is hoped that these methods will foster scientific discoveries with therapeutic potential and enhance efforts to systematically evaluate commonly used herbal therapies worldwide...
  8. ncbi request reprint Addition of choice of complementary therapies to usual care for acute low back pain: a randomized controlled trial
    David M Eisenberg
    Division for Research and Education in Complementary and Integrative Medical Therapies, Osher Institute, Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA 02215, USA
    Spine (Phila Pa 1976) 32:151-8. 2007
    ..A randomized controlled trial...
  9. ncbi request reprint Factors associated with herbal therapy use by adults in the United States
    Paula Gardiner
    Division for Research and Education in Complementary and Integrative Medical Therapies, Harvard Medical School, USA
    Altern Ther Health Med 13:22-9. 2007
    ..To examine the patterns of herbal therapy use among adults in the United States and to describe factors associated with herb use...
  10. ncbi request reprint Policies pertaining to complementary and alternative medical therapies in a random sample of 39 academic health centers
    Michael H Cohen
    Harvard Medical School Osher Institute, Boston, Mass, USA
    Altern Ther Health Med 11:36-40. 2005
    ..Thus, few academic medical centers have sufficiently integrated CAM services into conventional care by developing consensus-written policies governing credentialing, malpractice liability, and dietary supplement use...
  11. ncbi request reprint Trends in use of complementary and alternative medicine by US adults: 1997-2002
    Hilary A Tindle
    Division for Research and Education in Complementary and Integrative Medical Therapies, Osher Institute, Harvard Medical School, Boston, Massachusetts, USA
    Altern Ther Health Med 11:42-9. 2005
    ..Complementary and alternative medicine (CAM) use by US adults increased substantially between 1990 and 1997, yet little is known about more recent trends...
  12. pmc Characteristics of yoga users: results of a national survey
    Gurjeet S Birdee
    Division for Research and Education in Complementary and Integrative Medical Therapies, Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA 02215, USA
    J Gen Intern Med 23:1653-8. 2008
    ..There are limited data on the characteristics of yoga users in the U.S...
  13. pmc Patient expectations as predictors of outcome in patients with acute low back pain
    Samuel S Myers
    Department of Medicine, Harvard Medical School, Mount Auburn Hospital, Cambridge, MA 02138, USA
    J Gen Intern Med 23:148-53. 2008
    ..Few studies have evaluated the association between patient expectations for recovery and clinical outcomes, and no study has evaluated whether asking patients to choose their therapy modifies such an association...
  14. pmc Use of complementary and alternative medical therapies among racial and ethnic minority adults: results from the 2002 National Health Interview Survey
    Robert E Graham
    Division for Research and Education in Complementary and Integrative Medical Therapies, Osher Institute, Harvard Medical School, 401 Park Drive, Suite 22A West, Boston, MA 02215, USA
    J Natl Med Assoc 97:535-45. 2005
    ..Complementary and alternative medicine (CAM) use among ethnic minority populations is poorly understood. We sought to examine CAM use in Hispanics, non-Hispanic blacks and non-Hispanic whites...
  15. ncbi request reprint The relationship between social factors and attitudes toward conventional and CAM practitioners
    Lisa Conboy
    Osher Institute, Harvard Medical School, 401 Park Drive, Suite 22A, Second Floor West, Boston, MA 02215, USA
    Complement Ther Clin Pract 13:146-57. 2007
    ..Some researchers theorize a relationship between social factors and attitudes toward providers, with CAM being more attractive to socially and economically marginalized groups...
  16. ncbi request reprint Factors associated with the use of mind body therapies among United States adults with musculoskeletal pain
    Hilary A Tindle
    Division for Research and Education in Complementary and Integrative Medical Therapies, Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA 02215, USA
    Complement Ther Med 13:155-64. 2005
    ..To determine the prevalence of mind body therapy use and correlates of use among adults with prolonged musculoskeletal pain, a group for whom mind body therapies are recommended...
  17. ncbi request reprint Factors associated with dietary supplement use among prescription medication users
    Paula Gardiner
    Division for Research and Education in Complementary and Integrative Medical Therapies, Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA 02215, USA
    Arch Intern Med 166:1968-74. 2006
    ..We examined the patterns of nonvitamin dietary supplement (NVDS) use among adult prescription medication users in the United States...
  18. ncbi request reprint Correlates of use of different types of complementary and alternative medicine by breast cancer survivors in the nurses' health study
    Catherine Buettner
    Division for Research and Education in Complementary and Integrative Medical Therapies, Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA 02215 3325, USA
    Breast Cancer Res Treat 100:219-27. 2006
    ..Among breast cancer survivors, we identified the prevalence and correlates of use of different types of complementary and alternative medicine (CAM)...
  19. pmc Use of complementary and alternative medicine among persons with diabetes mellitus: results of a national survey
    Gloria Y Yeh
    Division for Research and Education in Complementary and Integrative Medical Therapies, Osher Institute, Harvard Medical School, 401 Park Drive, Suite 22A, Boston, MA 02215, USA
    Am J Public Health 92:1648-52. 2002
    ..This study sought to characterize the use of complementary and alternative medicine (CAM) among persons with diabetes mellitus residing in the United States...
  20. ncbi request reprint Advising patients who seek complementary and alternative medical therapies for cancer
    Wendy A Weiger
    Harvard Medical School and Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, Boston, Massachusetts, USA
    Ann Intern Med 137:889-903. 2002
    ..This strategy allows the development of an approach for providing responsible, evidence-based, patient-centered advice to persons with cancer who seek CAM therapies...
  21. ncbi request reprint Credentialing complementary and alternative medical providers
    David M Eisenberg
    Division for Research and Education in Complementary and Integrative Medical Therapies, Osher Institute, Harvard Medical School, Suite 22A, 401 Park Drive, Boston, Massachusetts 02215, USA
    Ann Intern Med 137:965-73. 2002
    ..The suggested framework balances the desire to protect the public from dangerous practices against the wish to grant patients access to reasonably safe and effective therapies...
  22. ncbi request reprint Patterns and perceptions of care for treatment of back and neck pain: results of a national survey
    Peter M Wolsko
    Center for Alternative Medicine Research and Education, Division of General Medicine and Primary Care, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, Department of Medicine, Boston, MA, USA
    Spine (Phila Pa 1976) 28:292-7; discussion 298. 2003
    ..We conducted a nationally representative random household telephone survey to assess therapies used to treat back or neck pain...
  23. ncbi request reprint Systematic review of herbs and dietary supplements for glycemic control in diabetes
    Gloria Y Yeh
    Division for Research and Education in Complementary and Integrative Medical Therapies, Harvard Medical School, Boston, Massachusetts, USA
    Diabetes Care 26:1277-94. 2003
    ..To conduct a systematic review of the published literature on the efficacy and safety of herbal therapies and vitamin/mineral supplements for glucose control in patients with diabetes...
  24. ncbi request reprint Visit time as a framework for reimbursement: time spent with chiropractors and acupuncturists
    Gloria Y Yeh
    Division for Research and Education in Complementary and Integrative Therapies, Harvard Medical School, Division of General Medicine and Primary Care, Department of Medicine, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, Boston, MA, USA
    Altern Ther Health Med 9:88-94. 2003
    ..Little information is available about the time CAM providers spend with patients...
  25. pmc Use of mind-body medical therapies
    Peter M Wolsko
    Division for Research and Education in Complementary and Integrative Medical Therapies, Harvard Medical School, Boston, Massachusetts, USA
    J Gen Intern Med 19:43-50. 2004
    ..Research demonstrating connections between the mind and body has increased interest in the potential of mind-body therapies. Our aim was to examine the use of mind-body therapies, using data available from a national survey...
  26. ncbi request reprint Prayer for health concerns: results of a national survey on prevalence and patterns of use
    Anne M McCaffrey
    Division for Research and Education in Complementary and Integrative Medical Therapies, Osher Institute, Harvard Medical School, 401 Park Drive, Suite 22A, Boston, MA 02215, USA
    Arch Intern Med 164:858-62. 2004
    ..Prayer is a common practice in the United States, yet little is known about the prevalence and patterns of use of prayer for health concerns...
  27. ncbi request reprint Prevalence and patterns of adult yoga use in the United States: results of a national survey
    Robert B Saper
    Division for Research and Education in Complementary and Integrative Medical Therapies, Osher Institute, Harvard Medical School, Division of General Medicine and Primary Care, Department of Medicine, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, Boston, MA, USA
    Altern Ther Health Med 10:44-9. 2004
    ..Although yoga appears to be popular in the United States, there are no published studies on yoga's prevalence or patterns of use...
  28. ncbi request reprint Emerging credentialing practices, malpractice liability policies, and guidelines governing complementary and alternative medical practices and dietary supplement recommendations: a descriptive study of 19 integrative health care centers in the United Stat
    Michael H Cohen
    Harvard Medical School Osher Institute and the Division for Research and Education in Complementary and Integrative Medical Therapies, Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA 02215, USA
    Arch Intern Med 165:289-95. 2005
    ..Little is known about policies governing the integration of complementary and alternative medical (CAM) therapies and providers...
  29. ncbi request reprint Potential physician malpractice liability associated with complementary and integrative medical therapies
    Michael H Cohen
    Harvard Medical School Division for Research and Education in Complementary and Integrative Medical Therapies, Landmark Center, 401 Park Drive, Suite 22A, 2nd Floor West, Boston, MA 02215, USA
    Ann Intern Med 136:596-603. 2002
    ..This framework provides a basis for clinical decisions involving complementary and integrative care...
  30. ncbi request reprint Common dietary supplements for weight loss
    Robert B Saper
    Harvard Medical School, Boston, Massachusetts, USA
    Am Fam Physician 70:1731-8. 2004
    ..John's wort in weight loss, physicians should caution patients about the use of these supplements and closely monitor those who choose to use these products...
  31. ncbi request reprint Double-blind placebo-controlled trial of static magnets for the treatment of osteoarthritis of the knee: results of a pilot study
    Peter M Wolsko
    Division for Research and Education, Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA, USA
    Altern Ther Health Med 10:36-43. 2004
    ..Outpatient clinical studies of magnet therapy, a complementary therapy commonly used to treat osteoarthritis (OA), have been limited by the absence of a credible placebo control...
  32. ncbi request reprint Complementary and alternative medical therapies: implications for medical education
    Miriam S Wetzel
    Harvard Medical School, 10 Shattuck Street, Suite 612, Boston, MA 02115
    Ann Intern Med 138:191-6. 2003
    ..It offers practical suggestions for finding time in an already packed curriculum, getting started, including faculty and students in the process, and sustaining the initiative with the necessary administrative and institutional support...
  33. ncbi request reprint The diagnosis and treatment of chronic back pain by acupuncturists, chiropractors, and massage therapists
    Karen J Sherman
    Center for Health Studies, Group Health Cooperative, Seattle, Washington 98101, USA
    Clin J Pain 22:227-34. 2006
    ..To describe the diagnostic and therapeutic content of visits for chronic back pain to acupuncturists, chiropractors, and massage therapists...
  34. ncbi request reprint Characteristics of visits to licensed acupuncturists, chiropractors, massage therapists, and naturopathic physicians
    Daniel C Cherkin
    Center for Health Studies, Group Health Cooperative, Seattle 98101, USA
    J Am Board Fam Pract 15:463-72. 2002
    ..Despite growing popularity of complementary and alternative medical (CAM) therapies, little is known about the patients seen by CAM practitioners. Our objective was to describe the patients and problems seen by CAM practitioners...
  35. ncbi request reprint The Institute of Medicine report on complementary and alternative medicine in the United States--personal reflections on its content and implications
    David M Eisenberg
    Altern Ther Health Med 11:10-5. 2005
  36. ncbi request reprint Mental health visits to complementary and alternative medicine providers
    Gregory E Simon
    Center for Health Studies, Group Health Cooperative, Seattle, WA, USA
    Gen Hosp Psychiatry 26:171-7. 2004
    ..Among those seeking CAM care for mental disorders, concomitant treatment by conventional medical providers is common, but communication or coordination of care is rare...
  37. ncbi request reprint Mind-body medicine: state of the science, implications for practice
    John A Astin
    California Pacific Medical Center, San Francisco 94115, USA
    J Am Board Fam Pract 16:131-47. 2003
    ....
  38. ncbi request reprint Characteristics of licensed acupuncturists, chiropractors, massage therapists, and naturopathic physicians
    Daniel C Cherkin
    Center for Health Studies, Group Health Cooperative, Seattle, WA 98101, USA
    J Am Board Fam Pract 15:378-90. 2002
    ..Our objective was to describe the characteristics of the four largest groups of licensed CAM providers in the United States and to compare them with the characteristics of conventional physicians...
  39. ncbi request reprint David M. Eisenberg, MD: integrative medicine research pioneer. Interview by Karolyn A Gazella and Suzanne Snyder
    David M Eisenberg
    Altern Ther Health Med 12:72-9. 2006
  40. ncbi request reprint Characteristics of chiropractic practitioners, patients, and encounters in Massachusetts and Arizona
    Robert D Mootz
    State of Washington, Department of Labor and Industries, Olympia 98504 4321, USA
    J Manipulative Physiol Ther 28:645-53. 2005
    ..To describe chiropractic care using data collected at the time of each patient visit...
  41. ncbi request reprint Do the dietary supplements epigallocatechin gallate or vitamin e cause a radiomodifying response on tumors in vivo? A pilot study with murine breast carcinoma
    Brian D Lawenda
    Division of Radiation Oncology, Naval Medical Center, San Diego, CA 92134, USA
    J Soc Integr Oncol 5:11-7. 2007
    ..As supplementation with VE radioprotected normal tissue, additional studies on this putative benefit are recommended...
  42. ncbi request reprint Lack of herbal supplement characterization in published randomized controlled trials
    Peter M Wolsko
    Kaiser Permanente Medical Group, Denver, CO 80020, USA
    Am J Med 118:1087-93. 2005
    ..We assessed the extent to which recently published randomized controlled trials of herbal supplements characterized and verified the content of the supplement under study...
  43. pmc The practice of acupuncture: who are the providers and what do they do?
    Karen J Sherman
    Center for Health Studies, Group Health Cooperative, Seattle, WA 98101, USA
    Ann Fam Med 3:151-8. 2005
    ..This study provides basic information about the training and practices of licensed acupuncturists...

Research Grants22

  1. Alternative Medicine:Implications for Clinical Practice
    David Eisenberg; Fiscal Year: 2003
    ..abstract_text> ..
  2. Model of Integrative Care In An Academic Health Center
    David Eisenberg; Fiscal Year: 2004
    ....
  3. US-China-Japan Research Consortium on Herbal Medicines
    David Eisenberg; Fiscal Year: 2004
    ..Lastly, we will determine, as part of this planning grant, the ideal number of partnering institutions (2, 3 or 4) in anticipation of an application for Phase II of this NIH International Center for Research on CAM. ..
  4. N. American Integrative Medicine Scientific Conference
    David Eisenberg; Fiscal Year: 2005
    ..abstract_text> ..
  5. International Center for the Evaluation of East Asian Botanicals for Cancer
    David Eisenberg; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ....
  6. Physical CAM therapies for chronic low back pain
    David Eisenberg; Fiscal Year: 2003
    ..At the conclusion of this project, we will be prepared to write a competitive grant proposal to evaluate the most commonly used CAM therapies for treating both older and younger adults with chronic low back pain. ..
  7. USUAL CARE VS. CHOICE OF ALTERNATIVE RX: LOW BACK PAIN
    David Eisenberg; Fiscal Year: 2001
    ..abstract_text> ..
  8. Use and Effectiveness of a Model Integrative Care Clinic in an Academic Hospital
    DAVID M contact EISENBERG; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..The study will also provide preliminary data on the efficacy of one model of integrative care for the treatment of chronic low back pain, which will be used to inform a future more definitive study. ..