Papers Presented

Papers Presented

Papers Presented

Hand, G.A., Phillips, K.D., Skelton, W.D., & Dudgeon, W.D.. “Stress reduction, HIV-related oral disease, and acupuncture.” South Carolina HIV/STD Conference, Columbia, South Carolina, 2004

Phillips, K.D., Skelton, W.D., Dudgeon, W.D, & Hand, G.A.. “Effects of individualized acupuncture administered in a group setting in managing HIV related peripheral neuropathy.” Sixteenth Annual Meeting of the Association of Nurses in AIDS Care, New York City, New York, November, 2003

Phillips, K.D., & Skelton, W.D. (2001). “Effects of individualized acupuncture on sleep activity, sleep quality, pain and peripheral neuropathy in HIV disease.” Eighth Annual Symposium of the Society for Acupuncture Research, Advancing the Credibility and Uniqueness of Acupuncture through Research, Hennepin County Medical Center, Pillsbury Auditorium, Minneapolis, Minnesota, October, 2001

Posters Presented

Posters Presented

Phillips, K.D., Skelton, W.D., Fulk, L.J., Bopp, C.M., & Hand, G.A. (2003).
Acupuncture and HIV symptom management: The association of stress reduction and the reduction of oral conditions. Sixteenth Annual Meeting of the Association of Nurses in AIDS Care, New York City, New York, November, 2003

Phillips, K.D., Skelton, W.D., Dudgeon, W.D., & Hand, G.A. (2003).
Effects of individualized acupuncture administered in a group setting in managing HIV-related peripheral neuropathy. Tenth Annual Symposium of the Society for Acupuncture Research, Boston, Massachusetts, November, 2003

Hand, G.A., Phillips, K.D., Skelton, W.D., Bopp, C.M., Fulk, L.J. (2003).
Acupuncture as a treatment for stress-related oral disease in HIV-infected individuals. Tenth Annual Symposium of the Society for Acupuncture Research, Boston, Massachusetts, November, 2003

Phillips, K.D. & Skelton, W.D. (2000).
Effects of acupuncture on pain and peripheral neuropathy. Thirteenth Annual Conference of the Association of Nurses in AIDS Care, San Juan, Puerto Rico, November, 2000

Funding and Grant Support

Funding and Grant Support

Office of Complementary and Alternative Medicine,
National Institutes of Health, Bethesda, Maryland.
“Acupuncture for HIV-related peripheral neuropathy.”
Phillips, K.D. (Co-PI), Hand, G.A., & Skelton, W.D.
2006-2007,$582,000, not funded.

Office of Complementary and Alternative Medicine,
National Institutes of Health, Bethesda, Maryland.
“Acupuncture, HIV, and stress-induced oral
disease.” Hand, G.A., Phillips, K.D. (Co-PI),
& Skelton, W.D. 2005-2007,$359,200, 2 years, not funded.

South Carolina Cancer Center Interdisciplinary Research Grant.
“Acupuncture as adjuvant therapy for distressful
symptoms of cancer, cancer chemotherapy,
and radiation therapy.” Phillips, K.D. (PI), Hand, G.A., Skelton,
W.D., & Lambert-Falls, R. 2003-2004, $14,781, 1 year, funded.

National Institutes of Health, National Institute of
Nursing Research, College of Nursing,
Center for Health Promotion and Risk Reduction
in Special Populations:“Effects of acupuncture and
nursing back rub on stressinduced oral manifestations
of HIV infection.” Hand, G.A., Phillips, K.D.
(Co-PI), Skelton, W.D., & Wells, J.
2001-2002, $10,000, 1 year, funded.

Sponsored Programs and Research, Columbia,
South Carolina. “The effects of acupuncture
on sleep quality in persons with HIV disease.”
Phillips, K.D., (PI) & Skelton, W.D.
1999-2000, $7,500.00, 1 year, funded.

Professional Presentations & Lectures

Professional Presentations & Lectures

“Acupuncture: How it Can Help Your Patients”. Athens Regional Continuing Medical Education Program. June 26, 2015. Athens, Georgia

“Acupuncture’s Role in the Worker’s Compensation Case”.
25th Annual Worker’s Compensation Medical Seminar. South Carolina Worker’s Compensation Association. March 13, 2004. Greenville, South Carolina

“Techniques for Identification and Location of Acupuncture Points”.
The Second Acupuncture Research Colloquium. Center for Acupuncture Research and Education. November 14, 2003. Boston, Massachusetts

“Acupuncture and Traditional Chinese Medicine for Pain”, American Academy of Pain Management, 15th Annual Clinical Meeting. September 4, 2003. Denver, Colorado

“Needling Techniques for Researchers,” First Acupuncture Research Colloquium to Facilitate Communication Among Leaders in Acupuncture Practice, Research and Education in North America. Center for Acupuncture Research and Education.February 15, 2003. New York, New York

“Acupuncture Case Studies for Head, Neck and Arm Injuries”, American Academy of Pain Management, 12th Annual Clinical Meeting. September 22, 2001. Washington, DC

“Application of Oriental Medicine to Pain Management”, American Academy of Pain Management, 12th Annual Clinical Meeting. September 22, 2001. Washington, DC

“Acupuncture”, University of South Carolina School of Medicine, Physiology Teachers Conference, 2000. October 20, 2000. Columbia, South Carolina

“Acupuncture’s Role in Community Health”, American Academy of Pain Management, 11th Annual Clinical Meeting. September 22, 2000. Las Vegas, Nevada

“The Biopsychosocial Treatment Model of Acupuncture and Chinese Medicine”, American Academy of Pain Management, 10th Annual Clinical Meeting. September, 25,1999. Las Vegas, Nevada

“Acupuncture – The Consensus”, American Academy of Pain Management 9th Annual Clinical Meeting. September 20, 1998. Atlanta, Georgia

“Acupuncture and Traditional Chinese Medicine”. Emory Medical School Continuing Education, Emory University School of Medicine. February, 1995. Atlanta, Georgia

“Acupuncture as Part of Complementary Medicine in America”. Complementary Medical Practices Class, Emory University School of Medicine. March 18, 1994. Atlanta, Georgia

Appearances in Publications

Appearances in Publications

“Needling as Translation: an Anthropologist Responds to TSCA’s Needling Colloquium” Mitra Emad, Ph.D. Journal of Clinical Acupuncture and Oriental Medicine (2004), 4,164-168

“What Does It Mean to Practice an Energy medicine?” Claire M. Cassidy, Ph.D., Dipl.Ac. , L.Ac. The Journal of Alternative and Complementary Medicine (2004), (10(1),79-81

“Getting to the Point: a forum for master practitioners, researchers and educators” Seem, W.G., Langevin, H.M., Lao, Lixing. Journal of Clinical Acupuncture and Oriental Medicine (2003), 4, 148-163

“After a Stoke Strikes: A long Night’s Spiritual Journey Into Day” Charles W. Kegley, Debra J. Kegley, (2016). Live Twice Press, Blythewood, South Carolina

Honors and Awards

Honors and Awards

Continuing Education Excellence Award. 2005
American Academy of Pain Management. Sonora, California

Outstanding Community Partners and Practitioners Award, 2004
Arnold School of Public Health, University of South Carolina

Continuing Education Excellence Award, 2004
American Academy of Pain Management. Sonora, California

Professional Associations

Professional Associations

South Carolina Oriental Medicine Association