Tufts Medical Center
Chenchen Wang, MD, MSc is Professor at the Tufts University School of Medicine and Director of the Center for Complementary and Integrative Medicine at Tufts Medical Center in Boston. She is one of the world’s leading authorities on Tai Chi mind-body research and also holds leadership and mentoring roles in the Tufts Clinical and Translational Science Institute research environment, collaborating actively with multidisciplinary teams around the United States and across the world in Complementary and Integrative Medicine disciplines (CAM).
Dr. Wang completed her rheumatology and clinical epidemiology training at McGill University in 1999. Her research focuses on clinical and epidemiological studies of CAM and their applications to treatments in chronic conditions. As Principal Investigator, Dr. Wang has been awarded several NIH grants, as well as awards from the American College of Rheumatology Research Foundation, Boston Pepper Center, and Tufts Catalyst/ Clinical and Translational Science Institute to test the health benefits of mind-body interventions for Fibromyalgia, Knee Osteoarthritis and Post-traumatic Stress Disorder in Military Populations. Recently, Dr. Wang received another privilege NIH award of Midcareer Investigator in Patient-Oriented Research award to protect her time for training the next generation of CAM scientists in innovative, multi-method, multidisciplinary clinical and translational research programs for chronic conditions. In addition, Dr. Wang serves on many NIH study sections and is a reviewer and editorial board member for over 50 scientific journals. She holds many advisory roles, including membership on the National Advisory Council for Complementary and Integrative Health at the National Institutes of Health in the United States. The council offers recommendations to NIH, the top federal agency for research on complementary and integrative medicine.