Project to Enhance Research Literacy (PERL)

NCCIH Education Grant Related Publications 

Several publications outline the EIP processes and outcomes completed at each institution. The following links are to publications generated through the NCCIH, CAM Practitioner Research Education Project Grant Partnership program. Individual components of each article are highlighted throughout other sections of this website. 

Bastyr University

Building Bridges: Qualitative Assessment of a Clinical Faculty Exchange between a Naturopathic and an Allopathic Medical Training Program (2011)

National University of Natural Medicine

Curriculum Development of a Research Laboratory Methodology Course for Complementary and Integrative Medicine Students (2015)

Collaboration in White Spaces: Librarians as Leaders in Evidence-Based Practice at CAM Institutions (2013)

The Sugar Study: A Monograph for In-Class Research with Medical Students (2013)

A Train the Trainer Model for Integrating Evidence-Based Medicine into a Complementary and Alternative Medicine Training Program (2011)

The Vanguard Faculty Program: Research Training for Complementary and Alternative Medicine Faculty (2010)

National University of Health Sciences

Development of a Student-Mentored Research Program Between a Complementary and Alternative Medicine University and a Traditional, Research-Intensive University (2014)

Essential Evidence Based Practice for CAM Study and Practice Guide (2009)

Northwestern Health Sciences University

Evidence Informed Practice as the Catalyst for Culture Change in CAM (2012)

Advancing Evidence Informed Practice Through Faculty Development: The Northwestern Health Sciences University Model (2011)

Advancing Integration Through Evidence Informed Practice: Northwestern Health Sciences University's Integrated Educational Model (2011)

Ways of Knowing: Integrating Research Into CAM Education and Holism Into Conventional Health Professional Education (2008)

Oregon College of Oriental Medicine

Attitudes and interests toward research among students at two colleges of acupuncture and Oriental medicine (2010)

Teaching research literacy: a model faculty development program at Oregon College of Oriental Medicine. (2010)

Learning activities to enhance research literacy in a CAM college curriculum. (2009)

Research scholars program: a faculty development initiative at the Oregon College of Oriental Medicine. (2008)

Palmer College of Chiropractic

Faculty Development Initiatives to Advance Research Literacy and Evidence-Based Practice at CAM Academic Institutions (2014)

University of Western States

Evidence-Based Practice and Chiropractic Care (2013)

Development and Psychometric Evaluation of an Evidence- Based Practice Questionnaire for a Chiropractic Curriculum (2012)

Evaluation of the effects of an evidence-based practice curriculum on knowledge, attitudes, and self-assessed skills and behaviors in chiropractic students (2012)

Training the evidence-based practitioner. University of Western States document on standards and competencies. (2011)

Illustrating risk difference and number needed to treat from a randomized controlled trial of spinal manipulation for cervicogenic headache (2010)