Our Publications

Search the IFH/Department of Family Medicine and Community Health publication archives which has direct links to the PubMed or journal abstract.

Additional Staff Publications on Integrative Healthcare

McDonald E, Teets R, Ortiz C, Gilchrist G, Waltermaurer E, Perez E, Kligler B. A randomized trial of a group-based integrative medicine approach compared to waitlist control on irritable bowel syndrome symptoms in Adults.  Explore (NY). 2018 Jul 20.

Dhingra L, Schiller R, Teets R, Nosal S, Rodriguez S, Cruciani G, Barrett M, Ginzburg R, Ahmed E, Wasser T, Chen J, Shuman S, Crump C, Portenoy R.  Race and Ethnicity Do Not Clinically Associate with Quality of Life Among Patients with Chronic Severe Pain in a Federally Qualified Health Center.  Pain Med. 2018 Jul 1;19(7):1408-1418.

Lebensohn P, Kligler B, Brooks AJ, Teets R, Birch M, Cook P, Maizes V. Integrative Medicine in Residency: Feasibility and Effectiveness of an Online Program. Fam Med. 2017 Jul;49(7):514-521.

Kligler B, Teets R, Quick M. Complementary/Integrative Therapies That Work: A Review of the Evidence. Am Fam Physician. 2016 Sep 1;94(5):369-74.

Anderson BJ, Kligler B, Cohen HW, Marantz PR. Survey of Chinese Medicine Students to Determine Research and Evidence-Based Medicine Perspectives at Pacific College of Oriental Medicine.Explore (NY). 2016 Sep-Oct;12(5):366-74.

McGuire C, Gabison J, Kligler B. Facilitators and Barriers to the Integration of Mind-Body Medicine into Primary Care.J Altern Complement Med. 2016 Jun;22(6):437-42.

Dusek JA, Abrams DI, Roberts R, Griffin KH, Trebesch D, Dolor RJ, Wolever RQ, McKee MD, Kligler B.  Patients Receiving Integrative Medicine Effectiveness Registry (PRIMIER) of the BraveNet practice-based research network: study protocol.BMC Complement Altern Med. 2016 Feb 4;16:53.

Kligler B, Brooks AJ, Maizes V, et al. Interprofessional Competencies in Integrative Primary Healthcare. Glob Adv Health Med. 2015 Sep;4(5):33-9.

Kligler B, Brooks AJ, Maizes V, et al. Interprofessional competencies in integrative primary healthcare. Global Advances in health and Medicine. 2015 Sept. 4(5): 33-39.

Ludwig AB, Burton W, Weingarten J, Milan F, Myers DC, Kligler B. Depression and stress amongst undergraduate medical students. BMC Medical Education. 2105: 15:141.

Kligler B, Buonora M, Gabison J, et al. “I felt like it was God's hands putting the needles in": A qualitative analysis of the experience of acupuncture for chronic pain in a low-income, ethnically diverse, and medically underserved patient population. Journal of Alternative and Complementary Medicine. 2015 Nov;21(11):713-9.

Kielczynska, B. Basia, Benjamin Kligler, and Eileen Spechhio. Integrating Acupuncture in an Inpatient Setting. Qualitative Health Research. 2014 Sep; 24(9): 1242-1252.

Lebensohn P, Dodds S, Brooks AJ, Cook P, Guerrera M, Sierpina V, Teets R, Woytowicz J, Maizes V. Increasing resident recruitment into family medicine: effect of a unique curriculum in integrative medicine.  Explore (NY). 2014 May-Jun;10(3):187-92.

Abrams DI, Dolor R, Roberts R, Pechura C, Dusek J, Amoils S, Amoils S, Barrows K, Edman JS, Frye J, Guarnieri E, Kligler B, Monti D, Spar M, Wolever RQ. The BraveNet prospective observational study on integrative medicine treatment approaches for pain. BMC Complementary & Alternative Medicine. 2013;13(1):146.

McKee MD, Kligler B, Fletcher J, Biryukov F, Casalaina W, Anderson B, Blank A. Outcomes of acupuncture for chronic pain in urban primary care. J Am Board Fam Med. 2013 Nov-Dec;26(6):692-700.

Nielsen A, Macpherson H, Alraek T. Acupuncture for military personnel health and performance. J Altern Complement Med. 2014 May;20(5):417-8.

Kligler B, Linde B, Katz NT. Becoming a doctor: a qualitative evaluation of challenges and opportunities in medical student wellness during the third year. Acad Med. 2013 Apr; 88(4):535-540.

Kielczynska BB, Benjamin Kligler. How acupuncturists and physicians view the presence of in-patient acupuncture care at Mount Sinai Beth Israel: a phenomenological study. BMC Complementary and Alternative Medicine. 2012; 12(Suppl 1):363.

Lebensohn P, Kligler B, Dodds S, et al. Integrative medicine in residency education: developing competency through online curriculum training. J Grad Med Educ. 2012 Mar; 3(1):76-82.

McKee MD, Kligler B, Blank AE, et al. The ADDOPT study (Acupuncture to Decrease Disparities in Outcomes of Pain Treatment): feasibility of offering acupuncture in the community health center setting. J Altern Complement Med. 2012 Sep;18(9):839-43.

D’Silva S, Poscablo C, Habousha R, Kogan M, Kligler B. Mind-body medicine therapies for a range of depression severity: A systematic review. Psychosomatics. 2012 Sep-Oct;53(5):407-23.

Anderson B, Nielsen A, McKee D, Jeffres A, Kligler B. Acupuncture and heart rate variability: a systems level approach to understanding mechanism. Explore (NY). 2012 Mar;8(2):99-106.

Nielsen A, Kligler, B, Koll BS. Safety protocols for gua sha (press-stroking) and baguan (cupping). Complement Ther Med. 2012 Oct;20(5):340-44.

Kligler B, Homel P, Harrison LB, et al. Cost savings in inpatient oncology through an integrative medicine approach. Am J Manag Care. 2011 Dec;17(12):779-84.

Kligler B, Homel P, Harrison LB, et al. Impact of the Urban Zen Initiative on patients’ experience of admission to an inpatient oncology floor: a mixed-methods analysis. J Altern Complement Med. 2011 Aug;17(8):729-34.

Handel MJ. mHealth (mobile health)-using Apps for health and wellness. Explore (NY). 2011 Jul-Aug;7(4):256-61.

Braun M, Schwickert M, Nielsen A, et al. Effectiveness of traditional Chinese “gua sha” therapy in patients with chronic neck pain: a randomized controlled trial. Pain Med. 2011 Mar;12(3):362-9.

Teets R, Scott E, Dahmer S. Integrative Medicine Approach to Chronic Pain. Primary Care: Clinics in Office Practice. 2010 Jun;37(2):407-21.

Handel MJ. Integrative primary care and the internet: opportunities and challenges. Prim Care. 2010 Mar;37(1):181-200.

Kligler B, Lebensohn P, Koithan M, et al. Measuring the “whole system” outcomes of an educational innovation: experience from the integrative family medicine program. Fam Med. 2009 May; 41(5):342-9.

Kreitzer MJ, Kligler B, Meeker WC. Health professions education and integrative healthcare. Explore (NY). 2009 Jul-Aug;5(4):212-27.

Kligler B, Cohrssen A. Probiotics. Am Fam Physician. 2008 Nov 1;78(9):1073-8.

Dahmer S, Schiller R. Glucosamine. Complementary/Alternative Medicine Series Template. American Family Physician. 2008 Aug 15;78(4):471-6.

Kligler B, Koithan M, Maizes V et al. Competency-based evaluation tools for integrative medicine training in family medicine residency: a pilot study. BMC Medical Education. 7:7, 2007.

Kligler B, Hanaway P, Cohrssen A. Probiotics in Children. Pediatric Clinics of North America. 54(6):949-67, 2007.

Nielsen A, Knoblauch NT, Dobos GJ, Michalsen A, Kaptchuk TJ. Effect of Gua Sha treatment on the microcirculation of surface tissue: a pilot study in healthy subjects. Explore: The Journal of Science & Healing. 3(5):456-66, 2007.

Kligler B, Maizes V, Schachter S, et al. Education Working Group, Consortium of Academic Health Centers for Integrative Medicine. Core competencies in integrative medicine for medical school curricula: a proposal. Academic Medicine. 79(6):521-31, 2004.

Girman A, Lee R, Kligler B. An Integrative Approach to the Treatment of Premenstrual Syndrome. American Journal of Obstetrics and Gynecology. 2003;188 (5 Suppl):S56-65.