Fibromyalgia; Lyme Disease; Pain; Preventive Medicine; Public Health; Vaccines; Evidence-Based Medicine; Dietary Supplements; Nutritional Sciences; Integrative Medicine
Public Health Interests
Childhood Immunizations; Dietary factors; Health promotion-disease prevention; Nutrition; Vitamin Supplements; Weight Management
Extensive Research Description
- NIH-funded clinical trial assessing mindfulness interventions in chronic pain syndromes in adolescents.
- Clinical trial assessing food intolerance and dietary interventions in irritable bowel syndrome
- NIH-funded randomized controlled trial assessing the efficacy of massage therapy for the treatment of osteoarthritis of the knee.
- Epidemiologic study assessing practice patterns surrounding unconventional medical laboratory testing
- Epidemiologic studies assessing vaccine practices in complementary medicine communities
- Ali A, McCarthy PL. Complementary and integrative methods in fibromyalgia. Pediatr Rev. 2014 Dec;35(12):510-8.
- Ali A, Vitulano L, Lee, R, Weiss, TR, Colson ER. Experiences of patients identifying with chronic Lyme disease in the healthcare system: A qualitative study. BMC Family Practice. 2014, 15:79.
- Ali A, Kahn J, Rosenberger L, Perlman AI. Development of a manualized protocol of massage therapy for clinical trials in osteoarthritis. Trials. 2012 Oct 4;13(1):185.
- Perlman AI, Ali A, Njike VY, Hom D, Davidi A, Gould-Fogerite S, Milak C, Katz DL. Massage therapy for osteoarthritis of the knee: a randomized dose-finding trial. PLoS One. 2012;7(2).
- Ali A, Yazaki Y, Njike VY, Ma Y, Katz DL. Effect of fruit and vegetable concentrates on endothelial function in metabolic syndrome: A randomized controlled trial. Nutrition Journal 2011, 10:72.
- Katz DL, Doughty K, Ali A. Comprehensive Invited Review: Dark Chocolate and Cocoa in Human Health and Disease. Antioxidants and Redox Signaling. 2011 Apr 7. PMID: 21470061.
- Ali A, Ma Y, Reynolds J, Wise JP, Inzucchi SE, Katz DL. Chromium Effects on Glucose Tolerance, Insulin Sensitivity and Vascular Function in People at Risk for Diabetes. Endocrine Practice. 2010. Jul 14:1-21.
- Ali A, Vitulano LA. 2010 Yale Research Symposium on Complementary and Integrative Medicine: A Brief Report. Yale Journal of Biology and Medicine. 2010 September; 83(3): 123–125.
- Ali A, Njike VY, Northrup V, Sabina AB, Williams A-l, Liberti LS, Perlman AI, Adelson H, Katz DL. Intravenous Micronutrient Therapy (Myers’ Cocktail) for Fibromyalgia: A Placebo-controlled Pilot Study. Journal of Alternative and Complementary Medicine. 20
- Katz DL, Ali A. Preventive Medicine, Integrative Medicine, and the Health of the Public. Commissioned paper for Institute of Medicine (IOM) of the National Academies. Summit on Integrative Medicine and the Health of the Public. February, 2009.