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Scientific Article Prize   —   George Lewith Trainee Poster Prize

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Scientific Article Prize


Thank you to the John & Lotte Hecht Memorial Foundation & the Dr. Rogers Prize

2018-19

WINNER

Dennis Anheyer (Germany): Anheyer, D., Haller, H., Barth, J., Lauche, R., Dobos, G., & Cramer, H. (2017). Mindfulness-based stress reduction for treating low back pain: a systematic review and meta-analysis. Annals of internal medicine, 166(11), 799-807. doi:10.7326/M16-1997

HONOURABLE MENTIONS

Nadine Ijaz (Canada): Ijaz N, Rioux J, Elder C, Weeks J (2019). Whole Systems Research Methods in Health Care: A Scoping Review. J Altern Complement Med. 2019 Mar;25(S1):S21-S51. doi:10.1089/acm.2018.0499

Elizabeth Papathanassoglou (Canada): Papathanassoglou E, Hadjibalassi M, Lambrinou E, Papastavrou E, Paikousis L, Kyprianou T. (2018) Effects of an Integrative Nursing Intervention on Pain in Critically Ill Patients: A Pilot Clinical Trial. American Journal of Critical Care.27(3):172‐185. doi.org/10.4037/ajcc2018271

2017-18

WINNER

Lesley Ward (UK): Ward L, Stebbings S, Athens J, Cherkin D, Baxter GD. "Yoga for the management of pain and sleep in rheumatoid arthritis: a pilot randomized controlled trial." Musculoskeletal Care 2018;16:39-47. doi.org/10.1002/msc.1201

HONOURABLE MENTIONS

Suzie Zick (USA): Zick SM, Sen A, Wyatt GK, Murphy SL, Arnedt JT, Harris RE.& "Investigation of 2 Types of Self-administered Acupressure for Persistent Cancer-Related Fatigue in Breast Cancer Survivors: A Randomized Clinical Trial." JAMA Oncology. 2016;2(11):1470-1476. doi:10.1001/jamaoncol.2016.1867

Somnath D. Bhinge (India): Bhinge SD, Bhutkar, MA, Randive DS, Wadkar GH, Todkar SS, Kakade PM, Kadam PM. "Formulation development and evaluation of an antimicrobial polyherbal gel." Annales Pharmaceutiques Francaises 2017;75(5): 348-358. doi.org/10.1016/j.pharma/2017.04.006

2016-17

WINNER

Nadine Ijaz (Canada): Ijaz N, Boon H, Muzzin L, Welsh S. "State risk discourse and the regulatory preservation of traditional medicine knowledge: The case of acupuncture in Ontario, Canada." Social Science & Medicine 170 (2016): 97-105. dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.socscimed.2016.08.037

HONOURABLE MENTIONS

Holger Cramer (Germany): Cramer H, Rabsilber S, Lauche R, Kümmel S, Dobos G. Yoga and meditation for menopausal symptoms in breast cancer survivors - a randomized controlled trial. Cancer. 2015; 121(13):2175–84.

Beverly de Valois (UK): de Valois B, Asprey A, Young T. “The Monkey on Your Shoulder”: A Qualitative Study of Lymphoedema Patients’ Attitudes to and Experiences of Acupuncture and Moxibustion. Evidence-Based Complementary and Alternative Medicine. 2016; Article ID 4298420. doi:10.1155/2016/4298420

2015-16

WINNER

Claudia Witt (Germany): Witt CM, Außerer O, Baier S, Heidegger H, Icke K, Mayr O, Mitterer M, Roll S, Spizzo G, Scherer A, Thuile C, Wieser A, Schützler L. Effectiveness of an additional individualized multi-component complementary medicine treatment on health-related quality of life in breast cancer patients: a pragmatic randomized trial. Breast Cancer Res Treat. 2015 Jan;149(2):449-60

HONOURABLE MENTIONS

Jeter PE, Haaz Moonaz S, Bittner AK, Dagnelie G (2015) Ashtanga-Based Yoga Therapy Increases the Sensory Contribution to Postural Stability in Visually-Impaired Persons at Risk for Falls as Measured by the Wii Balance Board: A Pilot Randomized Controlled Trial. PLoS ONE 10(6): e0129646

Vohra S, Shamseer L, Sampson M, Bukutu C, Schmid C, Tate R, Nikles J, Zucker D, Kravitz R, Guyatt G, Altman D, Moher D. CONSORT Extension for reporting N-of-1 Trials (CENT) 2015 Statement. British Medical Journal. 2015; 350:h1738

2014-15

WINNER

Tobias Sundberg (Germany): Sundberg T, Hagber L, Zethraeus N, and Falkenberg T. “Integrative medicine for back and neck pain: Exploring cost-effectiveness alongside a randomized clinical pilot trial”. European Journal of Integrative Medicine. 2014, 6:29–38.

HONOURABLE MENTIONS —none this year

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George Lewith Poster Prize

Trainee poster competition at the ICCMR. (formally named in 2019)

2019

WINNER

Larisa Barnes (University of Sydney, Australia): Australian women’s health literacy and complex decision – making to use complementary medicines in pregnancy and lactation – A qualitative investigation

RUNNERS-UP
  • Melanie Desiree Höxtermann (University of Duisburg-Essen, Germany): Cancer, sleep problems and mind-body medicine use: A nationally representative survey
  • Jiyoon Won (Kyung Hee University, Republic of Korea): Adverse events given in participant information leaflets of randomized sham – controlled trials of acupuncture
HONOURABLE MENTIONS
  • Mingkun Yu (Beijing University of Chinese Medicine, China): Characteristics of Methodological Studies on Participant Retention in RCT of TCM and Conventional Medicine in China
  • Chun-li Lu (Beijing University of Chinese Medicine, China): Evidence base of clinical studies of fasting therapy: a bibliometric analysis

2018

WINNER

Isabel Roth (UTHealth School of Public Health, Houston, USA): Employing Evidence in Evaluating Complementary Therapies: Findings from an Ethnography of Integrative Pain Management at a Large Urban Pediatric Hospital

RUNNERS-UP
  • Dennis Anheyer (University of Duisberg-Essen, Germany): Yoga for headache in adolescents: a multicenter randomized controlled trial
  • Kristen Wright (Oregon Health & Science University, USA): Multidisciplinary approach to the development of a rational phytotherapeutic from Centella asiatica
HONOURABLE MENTIONS
  • Ruixue Hu (Beijing University of Chinese Medicine): Adverse events and adverse drug reactions of a patent Chinese herbal medicine: Inconsistency of data from literatures and real-world state monitoring
  • Heidemarie Haller (University of Duisberg-Essen, Germany): Mindfulness-based interventions for DSM-5 anxiety disorders - a systematic review and meta-analysis

2017

WINNER

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2016

WINNER

Li Qiong Wang (Beijing University of Chinese Medicine, Beijing, China): Li-Qiong Wang, Chun-Xiang Su, Yu-Yi Wang, Guo-Yan Yang, Ning Liang, Jian-Ping Liu. Comparison Between English And Chinese Publications Of Randomized Clinical Trials On Acupuncture

RUNNERS UP
  • Jiaxing Tian (China Academy of Chinese Medical Sciences, Beijing, China): Jiaxing Tian, Fengmei Lian, Xiaolin Tong. Clinical Observations On The Dose- Effect Relationship In T2dm Based On Dosage Changing In Different Herbal Medicine Of Gegenqinlian Decoction
  • Andrew Flower (University of Southampton, Southampton, UK): The Ruti Trial: A Multi-Centred, 16 Week, Randomised, Double Blind, Placebo Controlled, Feasibility Study Of Chinese Herbal Medicine (CHM) For Women With Recurrent Urinary Tract Infections (Rutis)
HONOURABLE MENTIONS
  • Elizabeth Adler (University of California, San Francisco)
  • Kirstin Jeuger (University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill)

2015

WINNER

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