Duke Integrative Medical Education Team
Michelle L. Bailey, M.D. - Director of Medical Education; Pediatric Integrative Medicine Physician
Dr. Bailey received her M.D. at the State University of New York Health Sciences Center at Brooklyn and completed her residency in Pediatrics at Duke University Medical Center, North Carolina. Dr. Bailey directs educational programs in integrative medicine for medical students, residents, and faculty at Duke. She currently provides primary care in the department of pediatrics and provides integrative medicine consultations for children on a variety of health conditions at Duke Integrative Medicine.
Dr. Bailey was a recipient of the Bravewell Fellowship scholarship award and completed the 2 year Associate Fellowship program in Dr. Andrew Weil's Program in Integrative Medicine through the University of Arizona. Special interests include community education in nutrition and prevention and management of overweight and obesity in children. She is planning to pursue research in pediatric integrative medicine, specifically looking at the effectiveness of mind-body therapies for a variety of conditions affecting children.
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Sam Moon, M.D., M.P.H. – Associate Director of Education; Associate Professor, Dept of Community and Family Medicine, Division of Occupational and Environmental Medicine
Sam Moon’s role as an educator was teaching Jr. High School in 1971 between his graduation from Wofford College and his training at Medical College of Virginia. After medical school, he briefly taught an overview course in human anatomy/physiology at the National College of Naturopathic Medicine in Portland, Oregon. He also preempted rotating medical students from throughout the US, during his 9 years of rural practice at Mid-Columbia Family Physicians in White Salmon Washington. At Pain Control and Rehabilitation Institute of Ga., he taught rotating Physiatry residents from Emory.
After his Duke training in Preventive Medicine- Occupational and Environmental (OEM), Sam joined the OEM faculty in 1991. Since then, he has taught many OEM residents and fellows, and he oversaw all the OEM Division’s education programs when serving as OEM Division Chief from 1998 to 2005. He partnered with the Duke PA program to develop a graduate level course in OEM for PAs; served on the Board of NC Ergonomics Resource Center, whose charge was largely education for employers and the public; and (with Tamara James, MA head of Duke Ergonomics) co-developed and taught the NIOSH ERC biannual Ergonomics course for many years, which attracted learners from many disciplines throughout the Eastern US.
Sam has sustained a multidisciplinary educational focus throughout his career; teaching not only medical students, PAs, and PTs, but also occupational health nurses, safety specialists, industrial hygienists, and ergonomists through various venues. Sam has served for years on the Faculty of UNC Chapel Hill . School of Public Health as well as the NC State Department of Engineering (where he has mentored five Doctoral Candidates). He led a large interdisciplinary project in 1995, convening experts from 5 countries, representing 10 disciplines who met for a 3-day Consortium. The Consortium’s work was published in “Beyond Biomechanics”, (editors Moon, S and Sauter L), 1996, Taylor & Francis, London.
Dr. Moon has taught internationally (on Osteoarthritis at University of Alberta); nationally to the American College of Occupational & Environmental Medicine, the American Osteopathic Association, and the Southern Medical Association; and to annual meetings of Washington Family Physicians, Georgia Family Physicians, and the NC annual meeting of licensed acupuncturists.
Sam has co-led or led Duke Integrative Medicine’s Educational program since 2003, currently serving as Associate Director. He is clinically credentialed at Duke in Occupational & Environmental Medicine, Family Medicine, Medical (Physician) Acupuncture, and Community Health. He is Board certified per ABMS in Preventive Medicine-Occupational; and by the non-ABMS American Board of Pain Medicine.
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April Hutchinson – Program Specialist
April Hutchinson currently serves as the program specialist for Duke Integrative Medicine Medical Education. She assists with grant activity and coordinates educational efforts with Duke Faculty and Students. Her professional experience includes managing the inter-institutional registration at Duke program (a collaborative educational exchange between several local universities) and supervising the collection of data for a national longitudinal research study involving American youth and religion. In addition, she has worked as an adult literacy tutor, a research assistant and interviewer on various social science and medical studies, and an academic tutor in a variety of subjects. She received a BA in English from UNC Chapel Hill. Her interests include education, literature, folklore, mythology, and art.
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