I am delighted to be lead author for the poster that won 2nd prize in the Research Day Poster Competition at the prestigious 54th TCM Kongress in Rothenburg, Germany.
I presented “Real-world data: Evaluating a 15-year NADA ear acupuncture service for breast cancer treatment-related hot flushes” on behalf of the team including myself, Teresa Young, Pam Thorpe, Tarsem Degun and Karen Corbishley, all from Mount Vernon Cancer Centre in Northwood, Middlesesex. The open-access paper reporting the full evaluation can be accessed at https://link.springer.com/article/10.1007/s00520-022-06898-7
This photo is of the award presentation – showing, from left to right:
Dr. Ute Engelhardt, Vice President of the SMS international Society for Chinese Medicine, and faculty member of the Department of Sinology/History of Chinese Medicine at the Ludwigs-Maximilian University of Munich
Professor Dr Florian Bessner, Associate Professor for Systems Neuroscience, Hannover Medical School & Scientific Directo,r Insula Institute for Integrative Therapy Research, Hanover Germany
Professor Alan Bensoussan, Director, National Institute of Complementary Medicine (NCIM), University of Western Sydney, Australia
Julia Stier, TCM Kongress Chairwoman
Beverley de Valois PhD LicAc, Researcher in Integrative Medicine, Supportive Oncology Research Team, East and North Hertfordshire NHS Trust incorporating Mount Vernon Cancer Centre