Integrative Approaches in the Treatment of Autism

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Christina DiNicola, MD, FAAP, is a graduate of Stanford University with concentrated studies in “Children, Family and Public Policy”. She earned her medical degree at the University of Medicine and Dentistry-Robert Wood Johnson Medical School and completed her residency training in Pediatrics at The Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia. She currently is on the faculty of Jefferson Medical College in the Department of Pediatrics, a Fellow in Integrative Medicine at the Jefferson-Myrna Brind Center of Integrative Medicine, and a practicing partner at South Philadelphia Pediatrics. Dr. DiNicola also is Founder and Medical Coordinator of the Reach Out and Read Program at South Philadelphia Pediatrics.

This lecture was delivered as part of the Jefferson-Myrna Brind Center of Integrative Medicine's Grand Rounds series on May 4, 2010. Copyright 2010 by Christina DiNicola, MD, FAAP.

The streaming video presentation lasts approximately 46 minutes.


Overall Goals and Objectives:

1. Identify recent advances in integrative medical care and discuss their application to clinical practice.

2. Describe the latest data on complementary and alternative medical therapies that could improve patient outcomes.

3. Discuss core integrative medicine topics that patients frequently ask physicians about.