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Dr. John Reed Welcomed as Director of Inpatient Services


John C. Reed, MD, MDiv, a board-certified family physician, joined the Center for Integrative Medicine team in June 2013 as an assistant professor in the Department of Family & Community Medicine and the Director of Inpatient Services for the Center for Integrative Medicine.

He is recognized for his clinical and administrative skills in complementary, alternative, and integrative medicine. He has practiced integrative pain management and chronic disease care over the course of 30 years in Phoenix, AZ, McLean VA, and Arlington, MA. A founding member of the American Holistic Medical Association, and a founder of the American Academy of Medical Acupuncture in 1987, he created the review course curriculum for the Medical Acupuncture Board exam. As Chief Medical Officer of American WholeHealth and Axia Health Management from 1996 to 2008, he oversaw the development of WholeHealth Networks health care operations, a national program of over 30,000 CAM practitioner types providing covered and discount access services to health plan and association members in the US. He served in 2008-2009 as a consulting Medical Director for CAM Services and Utilization Review for Healthways, a population health management company based in Nashville.

In May of 2011, Dr. Reed completed a Master’s of Divinity program at Harvard Divinity School, focused on interreligious health care ministry and the role of spiritual care in the support of both patients and health caregivers. His senior research project was on the spiritual and religious care of veterans with Post-traumatic Stress Disorder. Before joining the faculty at the Center for Integrative Medicine, Dr. Reed was the Integrative Health Program Manager for service members with PTSD and TBI cared for at the National Intrepid Center of Excellence at Walter Reed National Military Medical Center. 

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