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CohnJohn Cunningham, MD

Professor of Pediatrics, Physiology, and Stem Cell Research
Chief, Section of Pediatric Hematology/Oncology

John M. Cunningham, MD, is an internationally known expert in the treatment and research of childhood cancers and blood diseases. He has particular expertise in treating hemoglobinopathies, which are disorders that affect red blood cells, such as sickle cell disease and thalassemia. He is a recognized leader in the field of pediatric stem cell transplantation, and has developed novel uses for this life-saving treatment.


Pediatric Grand Rounds

April 24, 2014

12:00 p.m.— 1:00 p.m.

Billings Auditorium—P117

Alternative Medicine: Sense or Nonsense


Paul A. Offit, MD

Maurice R. Hilleman Professor of Vaccinology and Professor of Pediatrics

Chief of the Division of Infectious Disease

University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine

Director of the Vaccine Education Center, Children's Hospital of Philadelphia



  • To understand the biological and physiological bases of alternative therapies such as acupuncture, homeopathy, and chiropractic.
  • To understand when alternative medicine crosses the line into quackery.
  • To understand the value of placebo medicine.

Presented by

Department of Pediatrics

1 hour CME credit offered

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