Kathi Kemper

Summary

Affiliation: Wake Forest University School of Medicine
Country: USA

Publications

  1. pmc Pediatric integrative medicine: pediatrics' newest subspecialty?
    Sunita Vohra
    CARE Program for Integrative Health and Healing, Department of Pediatrics, Faculty of Medicine and School of Public Health, University of Alberta, Stollery Children s Hospital, Edmonton, AB, Canada
    BMC Pediatr 12:123. 2012
  2. pmc Long-term impact of four different strategies for delivering an on-line curriculum about herbs and other dietary supplements
    Tiffany Beal
    Physican Assistant Program, Wake Forest University School of Medicine, Winston Salem, NC 27157, USA
    BMC Med Educ 6:39. 2006
  3. pmc Factors and common conditions associated with adolescent dietary supplement use: an analysis of the National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey (NHANES)
    Paula Gardiner
    Boston University Medical School, Department of Family Medicine, Boston, MA, USA
    BMC Complement Altern Med 8:9. 2008
  4. pmc How do parents of children with juvenile idiopathic arthritis (JIA) perceive their therapies?
    Kelly Rouster-Stevens
    Department of Pediatrics, Wake Forest University School of Medicine, Winston Salem, NC, USA
    BMC Complement Altern Med 8:25. 2008
  5. pmc Dietary supplement use among health care professionals enrolled in an online curriculum on herbs and dietary supplements
    Paula Gardiner
    Division for Research and Education in Complementary and Integrative Medical Therapies, Harvard Medical School, Boston, Massachusetts, USA
    BMC Complement Altern Med 6:21. 2006
  6. pmc Factors associated with herb and dietary supplement use by young adults in the United States
    Paula Gardiner
    Boston University Medical School, Department of Family Medicine, Boston, Massachusetts, USA
    BMC Complement Altern Med 7:39. 2007
  7. pmc Randomized controlled trial comparing four strategies for delivering e-curriculum to health care professionals [ISRCTN88148532]
    Kathi J Kemper
    Pediatrics and Public Health Sciences, Wake Forest University School of Medicine, Winston Salem, NC, 27157, USA
    BMC Med Educ 6:2. 2006
  8. ncbi request reprint Electives in complementary medicine: are we preaching to the choir?
    Kathi J Kemper
    Department of Pediatrics, Family and Community Medicine, and Public Health Sciences, Wake Forest University School of Medicine, Winston Salem, NC, USA
    Explore (NY) 1:453-8. 2005
  9. pmc What do clinicians want? Interest in integrative health services at a North Carolina academic medical center
    Kathi J Kemper
    Department of Pediatrics, Wake Forest University Baptist Medical Center, Winston Salem, NC 27157, USA
    BMC Complement Altern Med 7:5. 2007
  10. pmc Changes in use of herbs and dietary supplements (HDS) among clinicians enrolled in an online curriculum
    Kathi J Kemper
    Department of Pediatrics, Wake Forest University School of Medicine, USA
    BMC Complement Altern Med 7:21. 2007

Research Grants

Detail Information

Publications53

  1. pmc Pediatric integrative medicine: pediatrics' newest subspecialty?
    Sunita Vohra
    CARE Program for Integrative Health and Healing, Department of Pediatrics, Faculty of Medicine and School of Public Health, University of Alberta, Stollery Children s Hospital, Edmonton, AB, Canada
    BMC Pediatr 12:123. 2012
    ..Key barriers and opportunities were identified for the growth and development of academic PIM initiatives in the US and Canada...
  2. pmc Long-term impact of four different strategies for delivering an on-line curriculum about herbs and other dietary supplements
    Tiffany Beal
    Physican Assistant Program, Wake Forest University School of Medicine, Winston Salem, NC 27157, USA
    BMC Med Educ 6:39. 2006
    ..We wished to better understand the duration of these improvements and whether different curriculum delivery strategies differed in affecting these improvements...
  3. pmc Factors and common conditions associated with adolescent dietary supplement use: an analysis of the National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey (NHANES)
    Paula Gardiner
    Boston University Medical School, Department of Family Medicine, Boston, MA, USA
    BMC Complement Altern Med 8:9. 2008
    ..Little is known about the prevalence of dietary supplement (DS) use in American adolescents. We conducted this study to analyze the prevalence of DS use and factors associated with this use in a national population-based sample...
  4. pmc How do parents of children with juvenile idiopathic arthritis (JIA) perceive their therapies?
    Kelly Rouster-Stevens
    Department of Pediatrics, Wake Forest University School of Medicine, Winston Salem, NC, USA
    BMC Complement Altern Med 8:25. 2008
    ..Little is known about parents' perceptions of these therapies. This study describes the views of parents of patients with juvenile idiopathic arthritis (JIA) regarding conventional and CAM therapies...
  5. pmc Dietary supplement use among health care professionals enrolled in an online curriculum on herbs and dietary supplements
    Paula Gardiner
    Division for Research and Education in Complementary and Integrative Medical Therapies, Harvard Medical School, Boston, Massachusetts, USA
    BMC Complement Altern Med 6:21. 2006
    ..Although many health care professionals (HCPs) in the United States have been educated about and recommend dietary supplements, little is known about their personal use of dietary supplements and factors associated with their use...
  6. pmc Factors associated with herb and dietary supplement use by young adults in the United States
    Paula Gardiner
    Boston University Medical School, Department of Family Medicine, Boston, Massachusetts, USA
    BMC Complement Altern Med 7:39. 2007
    ..Little is known about the association between use of herbs and dietary supplements (HDS) and lifestyle/behavior factors in young adults in the US...
  7. pmc Randomized controlled trial comparing four strategies for delivering e-curriculum to health care professionals [ISRCTN88148532]
    Kathi J Kemper
    Pediatrics and Public Health Sciences, Wake Forest University School of Medicine, Winston Salem, NC, 27157, USA
    BMC Med Educ 6:2. 2006
    ..The purpose of this study is to compare four strategies for delivering an Internet-based (e-) curriculum on clinicians' knowledge (K), confidence (CONF), and communication (COMM) about herbs and other dietary supplements (HDS)...
  8. ncbi request reprint Electives in complementary medicine: are we preaching to the choir?
    Kathi J Kemper
    Department of Pediatrics, Family and Community Medicine, and Public Health Sciences, Wake Forest University School of Medicine, Winston Salem, NC, USA
    Explore (NY) 1:453-8. 2005
    ..Many medical schools offer electives on complementary medicine, but little is known about the characteristics of students who sign up for such electives compared with those who do not...
  9. pmc What do clinicians want? Interest in integrative health services at a North Carolina academic medical center
    Kathi J Kemper
    Department of Pediatrics, Wake Forest University Baptist Medical Center, Winston Salem, NC 27157, USA
    BMC Complement Altern Med 7:5. 2007
    ..We wished to determine interest among the medical staff at a North Carolina academic medical center in integrating diverse therapies and services into comprehensive care...
  10. pmc Changes in use of herbs and dietary supplements (HDS) among clinicians enrolled in an online curriculum
    Kathi J Kemper
    Department of Pediatrics, Wake Forest University School of Medicine, USA
    BMC Complement Altern Med 7:21. 2007
    ..Little is known about clinicians' use of herbs and dietary supplements (HDS), how their personal HDS use changes with time and training, and how changes in their personal use affect their confidence or communication with patients about HDS...
  11. pmc Expertise about herbs and dietary supplements among diverse health professionals
    Kathi J Kemper
    Departments of Pediatrics and Public Health Sciences, Wake Forest University School of Medicine, Medical Center Blvd, Winston Salem, NC, USA
    BMC Complement Altern Med 6:15. 2006
    ..However, clinicians generally have limited knowledge, confidence and communication about herbs and dietary supplements (HDS). We compared diverse clinicians' expertise about HDS to better target future curricula...
  12. ncbi request reprint Heart rate variability: impact of differences in outlier identification and management strategies on common measures in three clinical populations
    Kathi J Kemper
    Department of Pediatrics, Wake Forest University Health Sciences, Winston Salem, NC 27157, USA
    Pediatr Res 62:337-42. 2007
    ..Different strategies for identifying potential outliers are associated with significant differences in HRV parameters. Pediatric researchers who report HRV should detail their outlier filtering strategies...
  13. pmc Complementary and alternative medicine therapies to promote healthy moods
    Kathi J Kemper
    Pediatrics and Public Health Sciences, Wake Forest University School of Medicine, Medical Center Boulevard, Winston Salem, NC 27157, USA
    Pediatr Clin North Am 54:901-26; x. 2007
    ..The focus of this article is the fundamental lifestyle approaches and complementary therapies that enhance mental health in young people. Various resources are available to clinicians to help patients and families promote mental health...
  14. pmc Enhancing communication skills for pediatric visits through on-line training using video demonstrations
    Kathi J Kemper
    Departments of Pediatrics and Public Health Sciences, Wake Forest University School of Medicine, Winston Salem, NC 27157, USA
    BMC Med Educ 8:8. 2008
    ..We evaluated the feasibility and desirability of on-line training and sought suggestions for future courses...
  15. ncbi request reprint Parents' attitudes and expectations about music's impact on pediatric oncology patients
    Kathi J Kemper
    Department of Pediatrics, Wake Forest University School of Medicine, Winston Salem, NC 27157, USA
    J Soc Integr Oncol 6:146-9. 2008
    ..Parents often play music for their children, and they hold favorable attitudes about playing it in the clinic. Parents' attitudes are not barriers to providing music in the clinic...
  16. pmc Nurses' experiences, expectations, and preferences for mind-body practices to reduce stress
    Kathi Kemper
    Center for Integrative Medicine, Wake Forest University Baptist Medical Center Winston Salem, NC, USA
    BMC Complement Altern Med 11:26. 2011
    ..To better plan participant-centered mind-body intervention trials for nurses to reduce occupational stress, such descriptive information would be valuable...
  17. ncbi request reprint Impact of healing touch on pediatric oncology outpatients: pilot study
    Kathi J Kemper
    Department of Pediatrics, Wake Forest University School of Medicine, Winston Salem, NC 27157, USA
    J Soc Integr Oncol 7:12-8. 2009
    ..06). HT is associated with lowered stress and changes in HRV. Further studies are needed to understand the mechanisms of these effects in larger samples and to explore the impact on additional clinically relevant measures...
  18. doi request reprint What's in a Name? Impact of marketing different course titles on enrollment for online classes
    Kathi J Kemper
    Department of Pediatrics, Wake Forest University School of Medicine, Winston Salem, North Carolina 27157, USA
    Acad Med 83:1187-90. 2008
    ..The authors compared one aspect of marketing, course titles, for online classes about herbs and dietary supplements (HDS)...
  19. pmc Does pharmaceutical advertising affect journal publication about dietary supplements?
    Kathi J Kemper
    Department of Pediatrics and the Program for Complementary and Integrative Medicine, Wake Forest University School of Medicine, Winston Salem, NC, USA
    BMC Complement Altern Med 8:11. 2008
    ..Advertising affects consumer and prescriber behaviors. The relationship between pharmaceutical advertising and journals' publication of articles regarding dietary supplements (DS) is unknown...
  20. pmc Impact of music on pediatric oncology outpatients
    Kathi J Kemper
    Department of Pediatrics, Wake Forest University School of Medicine, Winston Salem, North Carolina 27157, USA
    Pediatr Res 64:105-9. 2008
    ..No other differences were significant. Further studies are needed to better delineate the relationship between subjective and objective measures of well-being among patients who are not in severe distress...
  21. ncbi request reprint Pediatricians' recommendations for complementary and alternative medical (CAM) therapies
    Kathi J Kemper
    Pediatrics, Public Health Sciences, Family and Community Medicine, Wake Forest University School of Medicine, Winston Salem, NC 27157, USA
    Ambul Pediatr 4:482-7. 2004
    ..Increasing numbers of children use complementary and alternative medicine (CAM). The purpose of this project was to assess pediatricians' attitudes and recommendations regarding CAM...
  22. ncbi request reprint Taking on the herbal education challenge: commentary on increasing physician awareness of the common uses and contraindications of herbal medicines. Utility of a case-based tutorial for residents
    Kathi J Kemper
    Department of Pediatrics, Wake Forest University Health Sciences, Winston Salem, NC 27157, USA
    J Altern Complement Med 9:577-9. 2003
  23. ncbi request reprint Randomized trial of an internet curriculum on herbs and other dietary supplements for health care professionals
    Kathi J Kemper
    Pediatrics, Wake Forest University School of Medicine, Brenner s Children s Hospital, Winston Salem, North Carolina 27157, USA
    Acad Med 77:882-9. 2002
    ..This study assessed the impact of an Internet-based curriculum on health professionals' knowledge, confidence, and clinical practices related to herbs and dietary supplements...
  24. ncbi request reprint Pediatric faculty development in integrative medicine
    Kathi J Kemper
    Wake Forest University School of Medicine, Winston Salem, NC, USA
    Altern Ther Health Med 8:70-3. 2002
    ..We concluded that faculty development in integrative medicine is feasible and results in qualitative and quantitative improvements in knowledge, confidence, and clinical and teaching behaviors...
  25. ncbi request reprint Herbs and other dietary supplements: healthcare professionals' knowledge, attitudes, and practices
    Kathi J Kemper
    Brenner Children s Hospital, Winston Salem, NC, USA
    Altern Ther Health Med 9:42-9. 2003
    ..Herbs and other dietary supplements (H/DS) are frequently used by the public. They have significant health implications, yet little is known about health professionals' knowledge, attitudes, or clinical practices related to H/DS...
  26. ncbi request reprint Cranberry use among pediatric nephrology patients
    Elizabeth A Super
    Department of Pediatrics, Wake Forest University School of Medicine, Winston Salem, NC 27157, USA
    Ambul Pediatr 5:249-52. 2005
    ..We hypothesized that, because cranberry is often used to prevent urinary tract infections (UTI) in adult women, many parents would give it to their children, particularly to children prone to recurrent UTI (rUTI)...
  27. ncbi request reprint Complementary biochemical therapies in pediatric oncology
    Thomas W McLean
    Department of Pediatrics, Wake Forest University School of Medicine, Winston Salem, NC, USA
    J Soc Integr Oncol 4:93-9. 2006
    ..Side effects and interactions with conventional medications are well documented. Despite these caveats, biochemical complementary therapies hold promise as useful agents in pediatric oncology...
  28. ncbi request reprint Complementary and alternative medicine therapies in pediatric oncology patients
    Thomas W McLean
    Department of Pediatrics, Wake Forest University School of Medicine, Winston Salem, NC 27157, USA
    J Soc Integr Oncol 4:40-5. 2006
    ..Reliable resources are available for families and health care providers. Open, respectful communication, even in the absence of evidence, is crucial in both helping and protecting patients, and in avoiding conflicts...
  29. ncbi request reprint Music as therapy
    Kathi J Kemper
    Department of Pediatrics, Section of Hematology and Oncology, Wake Forest University School of Medicine, Medical Center Blvd, WinstonSalem, NC 27157, USA
    South Med J 98:282-8. 2005
    ..Providing music to caregivers may be a cost-effective and enjoyable strategy to improve empathy, compassion, and relationship-centered care while not increasing errors or interfering with technical aspects of care...
  30. ncbi request reprint Lifestyle, biomechanical, and bioenergetic complementary therapies in pediatric oncology
    Thomas W McLean
    Department of Pediatrics, Wake Forest University School of Medicine, Winston Salem, NC 27157, USA
    J Soc Integr Oncol 4:187-93. 2006
    ..Some of these complementary therapies have well-established roles in cancer therapy for children, whereas others are controversial and require more research...
  31. ncbi request reprint Attitudes and expectations about music therapy for premature infants among staff in a neonatal intensive care unit
    Kathi Kemper
    Wake Forest University School of Medicine Medical Center, Winston Salem, NC, USA
    Altern Ther Health Med 10:50-4. 2004
    ..The study questions were: a) would staff like to have music played in the Neonatal Intensive Care Unit (NICU), b) would they prefer live to recorded music, and c) how would their attitudes be affected by their profession and experience?..
  32. ncbi request reprint Primary care pediatricians' roles and perceived responsibilities in the identification and management of maternal depression
    Ardis L Olson
    Department of Pediatrics, Dartmouth Hitchcock Medical Center and Dartmouth Medical School, Lebanon, New Hampshire 03756 0001, USA
    Pediatrics 110:1169-76. 2002
    ..To describe the attitudes and approaches of primary care pediatricians in the identification and management of postpartum and other maternal depression...
  33. doi request reprint Improving the well-being of nursing leaders through healing touch training
    Rong Tang
    Department of Neurology, Wake Forest University Health Sciences, Medical Center Boulevard, Winston Salem, NC 27157, USA
    J Altern Complement Med 16:837-41. 2010
    ..Chronic stress adversely affects performance. We evaluated the effect of Healing Touch training on subjective and objective measures of stress in nursing leaders in an academic health center...
  34. ncbi request reprint Treating children with therapeutic and healing touch
    Kathi J Kemper
    Wake Forest University School of Medicine, Medical Center Blvd, Winston Salem, NC 27157, USA
    Pediatr Ann 33:248-52. 2004
    ..These therapies are safe and readily available...
  35. ncbi request reprint Considering culture, complementary medicine, and spirituality in pediatrics
    Kathi J Kemper
    Wake Forest University School of Medicine, Winston Saem, NC, USA
    Clin Pediatr (Phila) 42:205-8. 2003
    ..The cases presented here offer an opportunity for role playing and reflection to support this process...
  36. ncbi request reprint The yin and yang of integrative clinical care, education, and research
    Kathi J Kemper
    Pediatrics, Public Health Sciences, Family and Community Medicine, Wake Forest University School of Medicine, Winston Salem, NC 27157, USA
    Explore (NY) 3:37-41. 2007
    ..This paper describes the yin-yang model as a way to integrate and enhance the understanding of different cultures of healthcare...
  37. ncbi request reprint Acupressure for chemotherapy-associated nausea and vomiting in children
    Emily Jones
    Department of Pediatrics, Wake Forest University School of Medicine, Winston Salem, NC 27157, USA
    J Soc Integr Oncol 6:141-5. 2008
    ..Acupressure is feasible and well tolerated but was not more effective than placebo in this sample of patients who were also treated with standard antiemetic therapies...
  38. ncbi request reprint Herb use among health care professionals enrolled in an online curriculum on herbs and dietary supplements
    Paula Gardiner
    Division for Research and Education in Complementary and Integrative Medical Therapies, Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA 02215, USA
    J Herb Pharmacother 6:51-64. 2006
    ..Although many adults in the United States use herbs, little is known about the personal use of herbs by health care professionals (HCPs) and factors associated with use...
  39. ncbi request reprint Use of complementary and alternative medicine in pediatric pain management service: a survey
    Yuan Chi Lin
    Department of Anesthesiology, Perioperative and Pain Medicine, Children s Hospital Boston Harvard Medical School, Boston, Massachusetts 02115, USA
    Pain Med 6:452-8. 2005
    ..To survey the use of complementary and alternative medical therapies by pediatric pain management services affiliated with major universities...
  40. ncbi request reprint Dismissing families: a slippery slope
    Kathi J Kemper
    Arch Pediatr Adolesc Med 160:452; author reply 452-3. 2006
  41. ncbi request reprint Complementary and alternative therapies in childhood attention and hyperactivity problems
    Eugenia Chan
    Division of General Pediatrics, Children s Hospital, Boston, Massachusetts, USA
    J Dev Behav Pediatr 24:4-8. 2003
    ..Because parents often use CAM to treat their child's attention and hyperactivity problems without their pediatrician's knowledge, pediatricians need to initiate discussions of CAM use with patients and families...
  42. ncbi request reprint Supplement use growing among children and adolescents
    Paula Gardiner
    Center for Holistic Pediatric Education and Research, Children s Hospital, Boston, MA
    Pediatr Ann 33:227-32. 2004
    ..Physicians must become familiar with evidenced-based resources, as well as federal and professional guidelines...
  43. doi request reprint Dietary supplements: inpatient policies in US children's hospitals
    Paula Gardiner
    Osher Institute, Harvard Medical School, Boston, Massachusetts, USA
    Pediatrics 121:e775-81. 2008
    ..We undertook this study to describe pediatric hospital policies regarding dietary supplements...
  44. 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...
  45. ncbi request reprint Integration of complementary and alternative medicine in a major pediatric teaching hospital: an initial overview
    Ellen Silver Highfield
    Center for Holistic Pediatric Education and Research, Division of General Pediatrics, Children s Hospital, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    J Altern Complement Med 11:373-80. 2005
    ..To describe the establishment of a multidisciplinary team of complementary and alternative medicine (CAM) providers and educators in an urban pediatric hospital and affiliated medical school...
  46. ncbi request reprint The research failed, but the patients are doing well
    Kathi J Kemper
    Pediatrics 119:221-2. 2007
  47. ncbi request reprint Pediatric guidelines
    Kathi J Kemper
    Explore (NY) 2:386-7. 2006
  48. ncbi request reprint The role of pediatricians who care for children with autism
    Anne Kelly
    Arch Pediatr Adolesc Med 161:416-7; author reply 417-8. 2007
  49. ncbi request reprint Medical management of depression
    Kathi J Kemper
    N Engl J Med 354:646-8; author reply 646-8. 2006
  50. ncbi request reprint Complementary therapies in juvenile idiopathic arthritis
    Kathi J Kemper
    Lancet 369:1602. 2007
  51. ncbi request reprint Disparities in complementary and alternative medical therapy recommendations for children in two different socioeconomic communities
    Amy DeMattia
    Division of General Pediatrics, Mount Sinai School of Medicine, New York, NY 10029, USA
    Ambul Pediatr 6:312-7. 2006
    ..To compare the content, quality, and cost of recommendations for children made by complementary and alternative medicine (CAM) retailers within 2 New York City neighborhoods of divergent socioeconomic status (SES)...
  52. ncbi request reprint Pediatric use of complementary therapies: ethical and policy choices
    Michael H Cohen
    Division for Research and Education in Complementary and Integrative Medical Therapies, Harvard Medical School, Boston, Massachusetts, USA
    Pediatrics 116:e568-75. 2005
    ..This article addresses ethical and policy issues involving parental choices of CAM therapies for their children...
  53. ncbi request reprint Complementary therapies in pediatrics: a legal perspective
    Michael H Cohen
    Division for Research and Education in Complementary and Integrative Medical Therapies, Harvard Medical School, Boston, Massachusetts 02215, USA
    Pediatrics 115:774-80. 2005
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Research Grants4

  1. Evaluating an Internet-Based Curriculum about Herbs
    Kathi Kemper; Fiscal Year: 2005
    ..Results from this project will guide future internet-based Continuing Education programs for busy health professionals. ..
  2. Harp Music: Effects on HRV, Cortisol and Activity
    Kathi Kemper; Fiscal Year: 2006
    ..Future studies will assess the immediate and long-term impact of different kinds, amounts, frequency and duration of music on physiologic, clinical, behavioral and developmental outcomes in premature infants. ..
  3. Heart Rate Variability Response to CAM in Pediatrics
    Kathi Kemper; Fiscal Year: 2007
    The Mid-Career Investigator award (K24) will provide stable support for Dr. Kathi Kemper to continue her seminal research in complementary and alternative medicine for pediatrics...