Professional Publications

Below is a list of Bill’s articles and professional papers, listed chronologically by year:

2024 Publications

“Reversing the Irreversible: Acupuncture for Peripheral Neuropathy,” Acupuncture Today, Mar ’24

Exploring Migraine Management: A Review of CGRP Agonist Drugs vs. Acupuncture,” Acupuncture Today, Feb ‘24

2023 Publications

Response to AHRQ Request for Information to comment on “Long COVID Models of Care.” Nov ‘23 (Integrative Health Policy Consortium response to AHRQ request for information)

Redefining National Well-Being: NASEM’s Bold Vision for Comprehensive Health,” Acupuncture Today, Nov ‘23

Exploring the Benefits of Benfotiamine, the Fat-Soluble form of B1,” Integrative Practitioner, Oct ‘23

Can COVID-19 spike proteins be defeated with a Japanese breakfast food?” Acupuncture Today, Aug ‘23

How the National Cancer Plan Fails to Address the Role of Complementary and Integrative Health Approaches,” Integrative Practitioner, Jun ’23

“Current State of Science Supporting Acupuncture for Cancer Treatment Side Effects,” May ’23 Poster Session, Society of Acupuncture Research. Co authors: Reid Saunders, Kirstie Pomeranski, Sarah Bradley

Sound Advice on Tibetan Singing Bowls,” Acupuncture Today, May ’23

IHPC Highlights Top Policy Priorities,” Integrative Practitioner Journal, May ’23

Long COVID and Altered Mitochondrial Function: A therapeutic regimen to help restore homeostasis and relieve symptoms,” Acupuncture Today, Feb ‘23

2022 Publications

Improving Post-Surgical Outcomes with Perioperative Acupuncture,” Integrative Practitioner, Nov ‘22

Acupuncturist wanted: For Mission to Mars,” Acupuncture Today, Nov ‘22

Strategic Workforce Development: The Key to our Professional Survival,” Acupuncture Today, Aug ‘22

Incorporation of Complementary and Traditional Medicine,” World Health Organization ICD-11 Manuscript, Article 17, BMC Journal, Jun ‘22 (Co-author Dr. Arthur Yin Fan, CMD, L.Ac., PhD)

Controversy surrounds the proposed Advanced Research Projects Agency for Health (ARPA-H),” Integrative Practitioner, Mar ‘22

Whole Person Health: The Role of Advocacy,” Global Advances in Health and Medicine Journal, Mar ‘22) Co-author Len Wisneski, MD

Platelet Rich Plasma and Prolozone Therapies,” Acupuncture Today, Feb ‘22

Complementary and integrative medicine a modern healthcare revolution,” Integrative Practitioner, Jan ‘22

2021 Publications

Integrative Approaches to Osteoarthritis,” Acupuncture Today, Nov ‘21

Peripheral Neuropathy: Improving Outcomes,” Acupuncture Today, Aug ‘21

NCCAOM CEO discusses trends in acupuncture, integrating in medical teams,” Integrative Practitioner, Jul ‘21

Taoist Tenets Applied to Modern Health Promotion,” Integrative Practitioner, Apr ‘21

Acupuncture Legislation from Coast to Coast: What’s in Store for the AOM Profession in 2021?” Acupuncture Today, Apr ’21. (Co-authors Jennifer Broadwell and Amy Mager.)

A Cardiovascular Canary in a Coal Mine: ED,” Acupuncture Today, Feb ‘21

Whole Health: The National Institutes of Health’s Role in Integrative Health and Implementation Science” Medical Acupuncture, Vol 33 Number 1, 2021

NCCIH director shares vision of whole person health,” Integrative Practitioner, Feb ‘21

Improve Patient Compliance: By Throwing Logic out the Window,” Integrative Practitioner, Jan ‘21

2020 Publications

NGA Report on Chronic Pain: Far-Reaching Implications for Acupuncture,” Acupuncture Today, Dec ’20

Outcomes and Application of Tai Chi in Integrative Settings,” Integrative Practitioner, Dec ‘20

Holistic Approaches to Whole-Person Health: An Integrative Medicine Case Study,” Integrative Practitioner, Nov ‘20

Integrative Therapies for Piriformis Syndrome,” Integrative Practitioner, Nov ‘20

Dry Heels: It Could be a Reflection of Something More Insidious” Acupuncture Today, Nov ‘20

Ashwagandha offers Support during Stressful Times,” Integrative Practitioner, Sep ‘20

Weight gain may not be what, but how you eat,” Integrative Practitioner, Aug ‘20

Five unexpected indicators of leaky gut,” Integrative Practitioner, Aug ‘20

Steven Southwick, MD on building Resilience,” Integrative Practitioner, Aug ‘20

Integrative Health vs. Functional Medicine,” Acupuncture Today, Jul ‘20

Integrative Approaches to Springtime Allergies,” Integrative Practitioner, May ‘20

Practitioners share top tips for coping with COVID-19,” Integrative Practitioner, Apr ’20 (contributor)

Integrative Treatment Approaches for Chemo and Radiation-Induced Xerostomia,” Acupuncture Today, Apr ‘20

Integrative Perspectives on Coronavirus Prevention,” Integrative Practitioner, Mar ’20 (contributor)

Practitioner View on CMS Decision on Acupuncture for Low Back Pain,” Integrative Practitioner, Feb ‘20

AOM in America: Political Landscape Analysis,” Acupuncture Today, Jan ‘20

Manual Therapies for Upper Respiratory Infection,” Integrative Practitioner, Jan ‘20

Insight into the integrative psycho-oncology program at Inova Life with Cancer,” Integrative Practitioner, Jan ‘20

2019 Publications

Defining Integrative Health: An Updated Version by the IHPC,” Acupuncture Today, Oct ‘19

“Integrative Health Definition White Paper,” Integrative Health Policy Consortium, Sep ‘19

Optimizing Health for Patients and Practitioners,” Integrative Practitioner, Sep ‘19

The Role of Acupuncture in Integrative Oncology,” Integrative Practitioner, Aug ‘19

Inside a DAOM Internship at a Level 1 Trauma Center,” Acupuncture Today, Aug ‘19

A Major Breakthrough in U.S. Pain Policy,” Acupuncture Today, Jun ‘19

Computers, Television, Handheld Devices Risk Factors for Insomnia?” Integrative Practitioner, May ‘19

Coffee: The Good, Bad & Ugly – And its Relevance to your Treatments,” Acupuncture Today, Apr ‘19

Clinical Pearls: How do you treat stroke in your clinic?” Meridians Journal of Acupuncture and Oriental Medicine, Vol 6, No.1, Winter ‘19

Dehydration – A Commonly Overlooked Etiology,” Acupuncture Today, Feb ‘19

2018 Publications

Acupuncture in Hospital Systems:  Transitioning from Tolerated to Celebrated,” Acupuncture Today, Dec ‘18

World Health Organization Officially Recognizes Traditional Chinese Medicine,” Western Pennsylvania Healthcare News, Dec ’18 (Co-Author Nick Jacobs)

October 24th is AOM Day!,” Acupuncture Today, Oct ‘18

Acupuncture in an Integrative Oncology Center,” Acupuncture Today, Oct ‘18

Valuable Adjunctive Therapies: Helping patients with Stroke Recovery,” Acupuncture Today, Aug ‘18

Paving the Way to Integrative Health & Wellness,” Acupuncture Today, Jul ‘18

A Model for Integrative Health in the U.S.,” Acupuncture Today, Jun ‘18

Working to Further the Profession: A Board Certified Acupuncturist’s View of the NCCAOM,” Acupuncture Today, Apr ‘18

“Integrative Health Policy Consortium (IHPC) Integrative Health and Wellness Caucus: Amidst the Opioid Crisis,” The NCCAOM Diplomate Newsletter, Spring ‘18

U.S. Attorneys General Promote Acupuncture Coverage,” Meridians Journal, Spring ‘18

Combating Drug Addiction and the Opioid Crisis – An Analysis,” Acupuncture Today, Feb ‘18

Treating Neurological Disorders. Neuro-Acupuncture – a Breakthrough Technique,” Acupuncture Today, Jan ‘18

2017 Publications

The FDA Recommends Acupuncture: Comments from Key AOM Stakeholders,” Acupuncture Today, Sep ‘17

The Scientific Basis of Integrative Health, 3rd edition,” CRC Press, Taylor & Francis Group, Boca Raton, FL (Wisneski, L.) 2017 (Editor and chapter contributor)

A Snapshot of the AOM Profession, 2014-2016,” Meridians Journal, Vol 4, No.4, Fall ’17 (Co-Authors Kory Ward-Cook, PhD, CEO, NCCAOM and Scott Mist, PhD, L.Ac.)

The Risk Behind Technology: An Insomniac’s Nightmare,” Acupuncture Today, Jul ‘17

Shedding light on the benefits of Heliotherapy,” Acupuncture Today, Apr ‘17

“Acupuncture Endorsed by the American College of Physicians,” Natural Awakenings, Mar ‘17

Losing your mind?  Try Coconut Oil,” Acupuncture Today, Jan ‘17

2016 Publications

AOM Hospital-Based Practice: A Future Reality?” Acupuncture Today, Jul ‘16

What’s new in the NCCIH Strategic Plan,” Acupuncture Today, Oct ’16

What’s Ailing You? Learn, Protect, Be Well: Your Guide on the Issues and Solutions to Manmade Radiation,” Patricia Doyle; 2016 (Editor, 300pp book)

The Science of Cupping,” NCCAOM website 9/2/16

A Picture of Practical Integration,” Acupuncture Today, Apr ‘16

A model of Integrative Medicine: How Chinese Medicine integrates into a Western Medicine Hospital at the University of Hong Kong-Shenzhen,” (editor) Acupuncture Today, Jan ‘16

2015 Publications

Twelve Integrator Voices on a Theme: NCCIH’s Past and Future Plans for Research on Botanical Medicines,” The Integrator Blog, Oct ‘15

The Integrative Medicine Puzzle: Putting the Pieces Together,” Massage Today, Sep ‘15

The Integrative Medicine Puzzle: Putting the Pieces Together,” Acupuncture Today, Aug ‘15

Chinese Doctors Poke Holes in Australian Acupuncture Study,” Acupuncture Today, Jul ‘15

Integrative Medical Approaches to Allergic Rhinitis,” Current Opinion in Otolaryngology & Head and Neck Surgery Journal, Vol 23, Issue 3, pp. 221-225 June 2015 (Co-authors: Seidman, M., Asher, B., Omole, F.)

Acupuncture and Allergic Rhinitis,” Current Opinion in Otolaryngology & Head and Neck Surgery Journal, Vol 23, Issue 3, pp. 216-220 June 2015 (Co-authors: Seidman, M., Omole, F., Taw, M.)

Clinical Practice Guideline: Allergic Rhinitis,” American Academy of Otolaryngology – Head and Neck Surgery Journal, Feb ’15 (Co-Author)

Hon Lee – Scholar, Warrior, Spy, Teacher and Healer,” Acupuncture Today, Jan ‘15

2014 Publications

Implications of Section 2706: The Non-Discrimination Provision Survey,” Acupuncture Today, Dec ‘14

Simple Ways To Find True Happiness,” Acupuncture Today, Nov ‘14

The Science behind Happiness,” Acupuncture Today, Oct ‘14

“2706 Non-Discrimination Provision Survey: Results and Implications,” The Diplomate NCCAOM Newsletter, Summer ‘14

2013 Publications

A Closer Look at the Affordable Care Act: How it Will Affect Your Practice,” Acupuncture Today, Oct ‘13

“Mindful Eating, Mindful Life,” Along the Path, Summer ‘13

“How to Lose Weight without Changing your Diet,” Asian Fortune Magazine, Jan ‘13

2012 Publications

“Cold and Flu Fighting Foods to Protect You and Your Family,” Asian Fortune Magazine, Nov ‘12

A Look into the Integrated Healthcare Policy Consortium and U.S. Healthcare,” Acupuncture Today, Oct ‘12

“Coffee:  Grounds for a Change in Habit?” Asian Fortune Magazine, Oct ‘12

“Ancient and Contemporary Approaches to Menopause,” Asian Fortune Magazine, Sep ‘12

Achieving Optimal Health through Transdermal Magnesium Therapy,” Acupuncture Today, Jul ‘12

“Ten Tips to Look Younger, Feel Better, and Live longer,” Asian Fortune Magazine, Aug ‘12

“Breathe Like your Life Depends on it,” Asian Fortune Magazine, Jun ‘12

Insights with Norm Shealy,” Acupuncture Today, Jun ‘12

“Acupuncture and Allergies,” Asian Fortune Magazine, May ’12

2011 Publications

Integrative Care – One Clinic at a Time,” Acupuncture Today, Oct ‘11

“A Natural Approach to Seasonal Allergies,” Your Health Magazine, Sep ‘11

“Chronic Pain,” Your Health Magazine, Jul ‘11

The Complex Journey of Healthcare Reform,” Acupuncture Today, Jul ‘11

“Knee Osteoarthritis – Alternative Approaches,” Your Health Magazine, Jun ‘11

“Rising Rates of Infertility in America,” Your Health Magazine, Apr ‘11

Integrative Medicine in Action at the Penny George Institute for Health and Healing,” Acupuncture Today, Apr ‘11

“Chinese Medicine and Martial Arts,” Your Health Magazine, Mar ‘11

“Acupuncture and Cardiovascular Disease,” Your Health Magazine, Feb ‘11

Integrative Care Moves Forward,” Acupuncture Today, Jan ‘11

“Combating Acid Reflux (GERD),” Your Health Magazine, Jan ‘11

2010 Publications

“Acupuncture and Migraines,” Your Health Magazine, Dec ‘10

Chinese Herbal Medicine Passes FDA Phase II Clinical Trials,” Acupuncture Today, Nov ‘10

Performance Enhancing Herbs,” Acupuncture Today, Oct ‘10

“Interview with Bill Reddy on Healthcare Reform,” American Acupuncturist, Summer ‘10

Integrated Medicine, the Health Care Reform Bill and You,” Acupuncture Today, Aug ‘10

“Why Pain is Necessary,” Your Health Magazine, July ‘10

2009 Publications

“Self Cultivation – A Critical Element for AOM Practitioners,” The American Acupuncturist, Winter ‘09

“Traditional Chinese Medicine and Diabetes,” Your Health Magazine, Feb ‘09

“Ten Suggestions for Optimizing your Health,” Your Health Magazine, Jan ‘09

2008 Publications

“Improving your Practice through Practitioner Referrals,” AAAOM Qi-Unity Report, Oct ‘08

“Tips for a Secure Retirement,” AAAOM Qi-Unity Report, Jun ‘08

“Discussing Chinese vs. Allopathic Medicine with your Patients,” AAAOM Qi-Unity Report, Apr ‘08

“Dreaming of Baby,” To Your Health Magazine,  Mar ‘08

2007 Publications

“Understanding the Psychology of Patient Referrals,” AAAOM Qi-Unity Report, Dec ‘07

Raising Baby Einstein,” To Your Health Magazine, Dec ’07, Vol. 01, Issue 12

Living with Arthritis without Resorting to Drugs or Surgery,” To Your Health Magazine, Nov ‘07

“Ask the Acupuncturist,” Acufinder Magazine, Fall ‘07

De-Stress with Tai Chi,” To Your Health Magazine, Oct ‘07

2006 Publications

“The Martial Tradition in Chinese Medicine,” AOM Alliance Newsletter, Nov ‘06

“Acupuncture, Tai Chi, and Stress Management,” website, May ’06, Vol 4, #5

2005 & 2004 Publications

“Acupuncture and Back Pain – NIH Studies,” Nursing Spectrum, Jun ‘05

“Breast Cancer Prevention and Treatment,” Your Health Magazine, Nov ‘04

“Managing Hot Flashes with Traditional Chinese Medicine,” Your Health Magazine, Sep ‘04

“Acupuncture and Pain Management,” Your Health Magazine, Jul ‘04

“Beautiful Healthy Skin Through Chinese Medicine,” Your Health Magazine, Apr ’04

“Traditional Chinese Medicine and Diabetes,” Your Health Magazine, Mar ’04

2003 & 2002 Publications

“Alternative Methods for Stress Management,” Your Health Magazine, Dec ’03

“Introduction to Traditional Chinese Medicine,” Natural Horizon’s Wellness Center Website, Jul ‘03

“Acupuncture and Infertility,” Natural Horizon’s Website, Nov ‘02

“Arthritis – Cutting Edge Treatment Options,” Natural Awakenings Magazine, Nov ‘02

Aerospace Engineering-Related Publications

“CH-46E Dynamic Interface Testing Aboard USS WASP (LHD 1),” US Navy Quick Response Report, September 1990.

Ship Airwake Measurement and Modeling Options for Rotorcraft Applications,” The AGARD Conference for Simulation, November 1991.

“MH-60K Low Airspeed Flying Qualities/Critical Azimuth Evaluation,” US Navy Report of Test Results, July 1992.

Ship Airwake Measurement and Flow Visualization,” AIAA Conference Proceedings, August 1992.

“MH-60K Shipboard Compatibility Pre-Test Analysis,” US Navy Technical Report, October 1992.

“V-22 Simulator Evaluation for Shipboard Operations,” Royal Aeronautical Society Proceedings, April 1994.

“MH-60K Dynamic Interface Testing Aboard USS RENTZ (FFG 46),” US Navy Report of Test Results, January 1995.

Policy Papers, Responses & Letters

IHPC Integrated Healthcare Prevention Priorities report (Presented to the Surgeon General for use by the National Council on Prevention, Health Promotion and Public Health), Mar, ‘11

Action Alert for opposition to the “Safe and Accurate Food Labeling Act of 2015,” Oct ‘14

Response to Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) RFI on section 2706, non-discrimination in the Affordable Care Act, Jun, ‘14

IHPC response to National Academy of Medicine request for topics for their NAM Perspectives Series, Aug ‘14

IHPC recommendations to NIH National Center for Complementary and Integrative Health (NCCIH) on their five year Draft Strategic Plan, May ‘15

IHPC Letter to National Center for Complementary and Integrative Health (NCCIH): Make 50% of the Advisory Board Members Licensed Integrative CAM Practitioners, as Congress Intended, Oct ‘15

IHPC comments on proposed 2016 CDC Guidelines for Prescribing Opioids for Chronic Pain, Jan ‘16

Presidential Candidate letter recommending Integrative Health as a positive platform position, Mar ‘16

IHPC response to the National Center for Complementary and Integrative Health (NCCIH) 5-year Strategic Plan, Apr ‘16

Congressional letter recommending Integrative Health as a solution to Opioid Epidemic, May ‘17

IHPC response to the FDA’s draft for an Education Blueprint for Health Care Providers Involved in the Management or Support of Patients with Pain,Jul ‘17

IHPC’s response to the CMS request for information regarding their innovation center efforts, Nov ‘17

Academy of Integrative Pain Management response to the Agency for Healthcare Quality and Research request for public comment on their draft Noninvasive, Nonpharmacological Treatment for Chronic Pain: A Systematic Review.  (Coordinated/Wrote the acupuncture section.) Nov ‘17

Letter to the Chair of NIH Interagency Pain Research Coordinating Committee recommending an integrative health professional on their team. Feb ‘18

Letter to US Surgeon General regarding applying integrative approaches to pain and the opioid crisis, and requesting a meeting to discuss details. Feb ‘18

NCCAOM/ASA letter to CMS responding to request for public comment on Acupuncture for Chronic Low Back Pain. Feb ‘19

Response to HHS regarding the Draft report entitled, “Pain Management Best Practices: Gaps, Inconsistencies, and Recommendations.” Mar ‘19

Response to CMS Request for Information for the Development of a CMS Action Plan to Prevent Opioid Addiction and Enhance Access to Medication-Assisted Treatment. Oct ‘19 

Response to the CDC request for public comment on the updated CDC Clinical Practice Guideline for Prescribing Opioids, 2022 (Alliance to Advance Comprehensive Integrative Pain Management) Apr ‘22