The Center’s mission is to facilitate research and education on the effectiveness and mechanisms of action of complementary and alternative medicine therapies in the treatment of neurological disorders.

Oregon-Health-and-ScienceORCCAMIND is a center without walls committed to complementary & alternative medicine (CAM) research in neurological disorders. It was initially created in 1999 through funding from the National Center for Complementary and Alternative Medicine, part of the National Institutes of Health. Initial studies have examined treatment approaches using anti-oxidants, yoga, acupuncture and chiropractic manipulation.

The Center’s mission is to facilitate research and education on the effectiveness and mechanisms of action of complementary and alternative medicine therapies in the treatment of neurological disorders.

Barry Oken, M.D., is director of ORCCAMIND. He has worked as a neurologist for OHSU for the past 19 years and is currently professor of Neurology and Behavioral Neuroscience. His professional focus is on cognitive function, especially cognitive changes related to aging and neurodegenerative disorders such as Alzheimer’s disease.


Address & Contact
ORCCAMIND
Oregon Health & Science University
3181 SW Sam Jackson Park Rd
Portland, OR 97239
Tel: 503-292-9419
Fax: 503-494-9520
Email: orcamind@ohsu.edu
Web: www.ohsu.edu/orccamind