Welcome! The programs in complementary and integrative medicine at UConn Health involve clinicians, researchers and educators who are committed to the development of evidence-based complementary medical techniques and therapies that can be combined with conventional medical therapies to optimize health and healing.
UConn Health is also part of the Consortium of Academic Centers for Integrative Medicine. In addition, many faculty members are also active members of The International Society for Ayurveda and Health (ISAH), a consortium of 11 medical schools, led by Amala Guha Ph.D., M.P.H., M.A., the president of the society.
Below, please find a list of faculty clinicians, educators and scientists, as well as associated community clinicians who are committed to medical, dental and graduate student education that includes the study of: acupuncture, energy medicine, naturopathy, Ayurvedic medicine, traditional Chinese medicine, environmental detoxification, allergic disorders, yoga-based research, pain management research, herbals, dietary supplements, nonallopathic providers and counseling for HIV and other sexually transmitted infections. Click on their names for more information on their work.
Jordan Goetz, M.D.
Assistant Clinical Professor
School of Medicine
Stephen L. Schensul, Ph.D.
Professor, Community Medicine and Health Care
Director, Center for International Community Health Studies
Ana Maria Verissimo, M.D., M.A.
Assistant Professor of Pediatrics
Department of Pain and Palliative Medicine
Connecticut Children’s Medical Center
Jessica DeMarest, R.N.
Staff Nurse, Reiki Master
Kelly J. Kucia, R.N., B.S.N.
Assistant Nurse Manager, Reiki Practitioner