ResearchOngoing research being conducted at Hartford Hospital in the area of integrative and complementary therapies are: 
  1. Patient Centered Techniques to Enhance Outcomes for Abdominal Hysterectomy - in collaboration with Peggy Huddleston, author of "Prepare for Surgery, Heal Faster" - funded by Hartford Hospital Research Administration
  2. The Use of Therapeutic Massage to Reduce Pain and Improve Satisfaction for Patients Undergoing Discectomy - funded by the Press-Ganey Research Award
  3. Fatigue Reported by Patients Receiving Radiotherapy for Cancer: A Pilot for a Study Exploring Reiki as an intervention to Decrease Fatigue - unfunded
  4. A Retrospective Study of Fatigue Reported by Patients Receiving and Not Receiving Reiki During Radiotherapy for Breast Cancer: A Pilot for a Prospective Randomized Controlled Study - unfunded
  5. Reiki: What are its Effects for Patients During Dialysis - funded by Hartford Hospital Research Administration