Ep 32: Students at UNM discuss their pre-professional medical networking group

A group of students at the University of New Mexico has formed a special interest group that encourages networking among pre-professional health care students. The thinking is that forming networks and relationships now will help them to better treat their future patients.

The Integrative Medical Education Exchange has a board of directors consisting of a medical student, a pre-chiropractic student, two pharmacy students and a recently graduated chiropractor. The membership spans all types of health care professions. Dr. Brett Kinsler spoke with several of them on this episode of On The Other Hand.

UNM Integrative Medical Education Exchange Facebook Page

Rebecca VanVleck, Co-Vice President Pharmacy student rvanvleck@salud.unm.edu

Catherine D. Pino, Co-Vice President Pre-Chiropractic student cdpino105@gmail.com

Monique Dodd, Secretary Pharmacy student mrdodd@salud.unm.edu

Michael Pridham, DC, Treasurer Chiropractor, recent graduate from Logan michael@drpridham.com www.drpridham.com www.facebook.com/EquilibriumChiropracticAlbuquerque

David Lang, MTPT, LM Faculty adviser dlang@unmmg.org

Center for Life http://unmmg.org/cfl/

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Ep 16: Edzard Ernst, CAM Critic, on Chiropractic and Bias

Professor Edzard Ernst, MD, PhD, FRCP, FRCP holds the Laing Chair in Complementary Medicine at the Peninsula Medical School, University of Exeter and is the Editor-in-Chief of two medical journals. He has also been seen as a major public opponent of chiropractic and alternative medicine.  He has devoted most of his career to publishing articles that are critical of complementary and alternative medicine....an unbelievable number of papers.  Like 1500 or so.  He’s been especially critical of chiropractic and, in the opinion of many researchers, has glossed over important research and exaggerated results.  To me, what’s most interesting about Ernst is that he claims objectivity and lack of agenda.  This podcast asks some tough questions of Prof. Ernst.

Transcript of this interview (courtesy of Blue_Wode)

Risk of Vertebrobasilar Stroke and Chiropractic Care. Cassidy, J David DC, PhD, DrMedSc et al.

Trick or Treatment: The Undeniable Facts about Alternative Medicine by Edzard Ernst and Simon Singh

Another book by Ernst: The Desktop Guide to Complementary and Alternative Medicine: An Evidence-Based Approach

The Self-Importance of Being Ernst by Stephen Perle

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Interview conducted by Dr. Brett L. Kinsler

Note: this audio file was changed on January 26, 2011. The original recording included several minutes of my own commentary that I later decided to remove. I urge you to make your own decision about this interview and leave your comments below  -- BLK

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Episode 9: John J. Triano DC PhD on Prescription Rights for Chiropractors, The S Word and More

John J. Triano, DC PhD is the dean of graduate education and research at Canadian Memorial Chiropractic College and is one of the most well-known and well-respected chiropractic researchers and clinicians.  He spoke with me about limited prescription authority for chiropractors and his views on the topic (hint: he's in favor of it), rational chiropractic practice (in favor of that too), and subluxation (he's in favor of getting over it).

This interview with Dr. Triano was conducted by Rochester chiropractor Brett L. Kinsler, DC.

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Episode 8: Ellie Phillips DDS (part 2) removal of mercury fillings, fluoride, root canals and more

Ellie Phillips, DDS returns to talk about root canals, Weston Price, fluoride, mercury fillings, better looking babies through breast feeding and safer alternatives to tooth whitening.

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Episode 5: Dr. Brian Nathanson on Breast Cancer Survivors and Manual Treatments

I caught up with Dr. Brian Nathanson of Norwalk, CT who is doing some amazing things with post-surgical and post-radiation breast cancer patients.

Interview produced and conducted by Dr. Brett L. Kinsler of Rochester, NY. Theme music by Derek K. Miller.

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Episode 1: Introduction to On The Other Hand Podcast

Dr. Brett L. Kinsler introduces you to the On The Other Hand Podcast which contains interviews, commentaries and rants with rational, scientific, evidence oriented practitioners in chiropractic, alternative medicine and healthcare.  We debunk some aspects of alt med while highlighting people who present the best, but often overlooked, side of their fields.

Comments can be posted here, left on our iTunes listing or sent to OnTheOtherHand@RochesterChiro.com

You can also call our Voice and Fax Hotline to leave us a message (206) 202-8531

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Watch this space for a new podcast series brought to you by RochesterChiro blogger Dr. Brett L. Kinsler.