Vitaly Napadow, PhD
Dr. Vitaly Napadow, Adjunct Professor
Vitaly Napadow is an assistant professor at the Martinos Center for Biomedical Imaging at Massachusetts General Hospital and Harvard Medical School in Boston. Dr. Napadow holds secondary appointments as an assistant professor in the Pain Management Center at Brigham and Women’s Hospital, and he is adjunct faculty at Logan College of Chiropractic/University Programs. He received his PhD in biomedical engineering from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology and graduated from the New England School of Acupuncture (NESA) with a degree in Acupuncture. His research expertise is in MRI neuroimaging and his interests focus on evaluating brain processing underlying chronic pain states, as well as brain response to potential therapies such as acupuncture.
Dr. Napadow serves on the board of the Society for Acupuncture Research and on program committees for several leading international acupuncture and CAM research conferences. Dr. Napadow has more than 60 publications in leading peer-reviewed journals, with more than 25 publications specifically related to acupuncture neuroimaging.