Dr. Ali is a faculty member in the Department of Pediatrics and directs the Yale Adult and Pediatric Integrative Medicine Clinic at the Yale School of Medicine. He has extensive experience in the integrative management of many chronic diseases in adults and children, as well as teaching patients to optimize their health from a holistic perspective. He is trained in naturopathic medicine, integrative medicine, epidemiology, public health, and research methods.
He has been involved with a number of clinical trials of complementary therapies, including massage therapy, nutritional supplements, and dietary interventions. He is currently supported by a NIH Career Development Award to study mindfulness interventions in adolescent chronic pain. Other current research focuses on irritable bowel syndrome, unconventional medical laboratory testing, and community vaccine practices. He is a founding Director of Integrative Medicine at Yale and part of the Executive Committee of the Academic Consortium for Integrative Medicine and Health.
He was previously Integrative Medicine Specialist at the Yale Stress Center Clinic, co-director of the Integrative Medicine Center at Griffin Hospital, and Assistant Director of Complementary Medicine Research at the Yale-Griffin Prevention Research Center.
- Complementary Therapies
- Chronic Disease
- Digestive System Diseases
- Health Promotion
- Holistic Health
- Preventive Medicine
- Research Design
- Health Behavior
- Irritable Bowel Syndrome
- Nutritional Sciences
- Integrative Medicine
Accepts new patients? Yes
Patient Type: Adult; Adolescent; Child; Geriatric
Referrals: From patients or physicians
Patient Care Organizations
|Diseases of the Digestive System - Small Intestines, Large Intestines & Rectum, Diseases of the Digestive System - Stomach||Assessing the role of a fermented soy extract in inflammation and the human microbiome|
|Children's Health, Diseases of the Musculoskeletal System||Mindfulness Interventions and Chronic Symptoms|