Table 3

Expertise of panel members
2002 2012
Initial development Minority population Wellness workshop Research topic think tank
(n = 13) (n = 13) (n = 27) (n = 24)
Epidemiology (n = 2) Aging, women’s health and use of complementary therapies Aging, dementia, and health rehabilitation (n = 4) Pediatrics and complementary therapies (n = 2)
Health policy Diabetes and complementary therapies Chronic disease and health behaviors (n = 3) Healthcare utilization and complementary therapies (n = 2)
Health psychology Ethnic and racial minorities and complementary therapies Developmental disabilities, and parent and child behaviors Pain conditions. epidemiology and complementary therapies
Health services research Health outcome research in Hispanic populations Health education and complementary therapies Health services research and complementary therapies (n = 2)
Minority populations and complementary therapies Healthcare disparities Health outcomes research Public health, Hispanic populations, and complementary therapies
Nutrition and physical activity Minority populations and complementary therapies Health psychology and spirituality Quantitative psychology and complementary therapies
Pain conditions and complementary therapies Public health and African Americans Human values and moral development Health Psychology and complementary therapies
Public health (n = 2) Public health and the environment Patient reported outcome measures Psychometrics
Questionnaire design Use of complementary therapies among African Americans Nephrology, clinical research, and complementary therapies Health education and complementary therapies
Sociology Use and effectiveness of complementary therapies in health and illness Pain conditions, epidemiology and complementary therapies Geriatrics, rural healthcare, and complementary therapies
Survey design and complementary therapies Women’s health and complementary therapies (n = 3) Pediatric psychology and illness (n = 2) Health economics and complementary therapies
Personality Analysis of complex datasets
Positive psychology Complementary therapy use among racial and ethnic minorities
Quality of life research Survey Methodology (n = 2)
Questionnaire design, survey methodology and health statistics (n = 3) Medical Care statistics
Social and psychiatric epidemiology and social support Naturopathy (n = 2)
Social Psychology and mental health Sociology and qualitative research
Substance abuse Survey design (n = 2)
Wellness, and psychological issues of dealing with chronic illness

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