GLOBAL HEALTH & SOCIAL MEDICINE
Dr. Jacobson is a lecturer on social medicine. His initial research training was in medical anthropology, with a dissertation on psychiatric aspects of Tibetan medicine. Since then, Dr. Jacobson has been investigating Asian and other alternative therapies including work on studies of the placebo effect and diagnostic reasoning in acupuncture. Dr. Jacobson recently conducted a pilot clinical trial of an alternative manual therapy, structural integration, as a treatment for low-back pain.
Evidence-based Complementary and Alternative Medicine, January 1, 1900
Research Associate, Motion Analysis Laboratory
Department of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation
Spaulding Rehabilitation Hospital