Research Methods

Research Methods in Complementary and Integrative Medicine

The Institute is pleased to host this three-module academic course in cooperation with University of Maryland Center for Integrative Medicine and the International Society for Complementary Medicine Research.

• Basic Study Design and Basic Statistics – March 18–21, 2013
• Designing Pragmatic Trials – March 22, 2013
• Systematic Reviews and Meta-Analysis – March 23–24, 2013

Course participants will:

Expand knowledge and skills. They will gain the ability to appraise clinical research and identify gaps, as well as to plan and perform their own study projects.

Learn from internationally recognized experts. Instructors have extensive experience teaching research methods and have been published in journals such as Lancet, JAMA, BMJ, Annals of Internal Medicine, and the Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews.

Network and exchange ideas. Often attracting participants from around the world, the course fosters connections and dialogue.

Selection  is on a rolling, space-available basis. Participants will be selected on their qualifications and involvement or interest in clinical research in CAM.

To apply, download the application. Please send a short curriculum vitae and the completed application to jjones@tiih.org, or fax it to 443.681.7613. The course often fills quickly, so apply early.

For more information, download the brochure.


If you have received a letter of acceptance, you may pay online by clicking on the appropriate button below. Refer to your letter for other payment options.

Payment is due within 30 days of receiving notification of acceptance, or as specified in your letter.

Module 1 Basic Study Design and Basic Statistics

March 18 – 21, 2013: $1,050.

Module 2 Designing Pragmatic Trials for Comparative Effectiveness Research

March 22, 2013: $225.

Module 3 Systematic Reviews and Meta-Analysis

March 23 – 24, 2013: $325.

Registration for all three modules

March 18 – 24, 2013: $1,450

Note: Enrollment is limited. Early application is strongly encouraged.

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