|Dr. Helene M. Langevin is a Research Associate Professor of Neurology, Orthopaedics and Rehabilitation and Director of the Program in Integrative medicine at the University of Vermont College of Medicine. For the past ten years, Dr Langevin has been an internationally recognized leader in the fields of acupuncture and connective tissue mechanotransduction. She currently is the Principal Investigator of two NIH-funded studies investigating the role of connective tissue in chronic musculoskeletal pain, acupuncture and manual therapies. She has served on several NIH Review panels and is a past Co-President of the Society for Acupuncture Research. Dr Langevin?s training includes an MD degree from McGill University, post doctoral research fellowship at the MRC Neurochemical Pharmacology Unit, Cambridge, England, residency in Internal Medicine and fellowship in Endocrinology/Metabolism both at Johns Hopkins Hospital.