Integrative Medicine Directors

Mikhail Kogan

Mikhail Kogan, M.D.

Associate Professor of Medicine
Scholarly Concentration Director

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Dr. Kogan graduated from Drexel University College of Medicine, Philadelphia, PA. He continued medical training at the Internal and Social Medicine residency program at Montefiore Medical Center, Bronx, NY. After completing medical residency, he came to Washington, D.C. to do a fellowship in geriatrics. During his medical training, he also pursued his life long interest in learning holistic and integrative approaches. He studied nutrition and energy healing modalities, such as Reiki, basics of Traditional Chinese Medicine, Ayurveda, and homeopathy. In addition to learning about different modalities, he helped to organize over a dozen medical student retreats. Bringing together students and well know integrative medicine leaders from across the country, the retreats were geared toward submerged learning of self-care in medical training and different alternative modalities.

After completion of his Geriatric fellowship, Dr. Kogan has joined the Geriatric’s division at The George Washington University. Additionally, he works part-time at the Center for Integrative Medicine, further specializing in healthy aging by bringing together his expertise in alternative modalities, balanced nutrition, and preventive medicine for adults across all ages.

 

John Pan

John Pan, M.D.

Clinical Professor of Clinical Research and Leadership
Scholarly Concentration Faculty Advisor

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Dr. John Pan, MD, the Founder of the GW Center for Integrative Medicine, is a 1970 graduate of the George Washington University Medical School and is Board Certified in Obstetrics and Gynecology. He was a Clinical Professor in the Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology at the George Washington University Medical Center and had been in practice for over 25 years. Dr. Pan began to recognize the value of integrating other systems of medical treatments into healthcare and in 1997 founded the Center for Integrative Medicine, one of the first centers to be established at an academic institution.

Dr. Pan graduated from The George Washington University School of Medicine and Health Sciences in 1970, and is Board Certified in Obstetrics and Gynecology.  After serving as a Clinical Professor in the Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology at The George Washington University Medical Center and practicing for 25 years, Dr. Pan began to recognize the value of integrating other systems of medical treatment into healthcare.

 

Leigh Frame

Leigh A. Frame, PhD, MHS

Executive Director of the Office of Integrative Medicine and Health
Assistant Professor of Clinical Research and Leadership
Assistant Professor of Physician Assistant Studies (Secondary)

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Dr. Leigh Frame brings nutrition and immunity together through clinical, translational research. Dr. Frame's T-shaped expertise in health, wellness, science, and medicine were developed through her wide-ranging experience in biomedical research (from wet bench to clinical research) and overseeing research and educational programs.

Dr. Frame is working to build a GW Integrative Medicine research program while directing the graduate education programs and the Office of Integrative Medicine and Health. Dr. Frame is also co-founder and Associate Director of the GW Resiliency & Well-being Center. Her interes include the role of the mictobiome and nutrition in health, the consequences of malnutrition in obesity, vitamin D as an immune modulatory hormone, research ethics, and social media.

While working at the Johns Hopkins Center for Bariatric Surgery, Dr. Frame earned her PhD in Human Nutrition from the Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health and also received a Master of Health Science in Molecular Microbiology and immunology from the same school.