Honolulu Holistic Health and Wellness Center to Open

Members of the Department of Complementary and Alternative Health Care at the John A. Burns School of Medicine are opening a center next month for patients interested in a holistic approach to wellness.

The initial focus includes health and wellness and Diabetic Care, Obesity, Heart Disease, and Pain Management:

The Wellness Center will open in mid-July at the Medical School's Kaka'ako campus. The group practice will be offered by the University Integrative Medicine Group (UIMG), a non-profit subsidiary of UCERA, the University Clinical Education and Research Associates.

"Our mission is to practice integrative medicine by integrating allopathic medicine and complementary/alternative holistic as well as non-traditional methods and approaches that are not being fully used by health care providers," said Dr. Harrigan. Services will be provided by four physicians and an Advanced Practice Nurse who are trained in other healing modalities.

The center joins dozens of others around the U.S. offering integrative medicine services with a mix of conventional and alternative and complementary medicine providers.

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