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MCPHS Faculty Stephen Cina

Stephen Cina, DAIH, MAOM, Lic. Ac., ATC, NASM CES

Faculty

Department: New England School of Acupuncture
Office: 403L

Contact: Stephen.Cina@mcphs.edu
(P) 774.243.3486



Schools

New England School of Acupuncture

Programs

Acupuncture (MAOM)

Education

2001 | MAOM, NESA, Watertown, MA
1994 | B.S. in Athletic Training, Cardiovascular Health & Exercise, Northeastern University, Boston, MA


Affiliated Appointments

Academic Collaborative for Integrative Health (ACIH)
Clinical Working Group member


Research Interests

Integrative pain management
Acupuncture mechanism (brain response, neuromuscular, fascial)


Peer-Reviewed Articles & Book Chapters

Applied Therapeutics: The Clinical Use of Drugs, 11th edition

Maeda, Y., Kim, H., Kettner, N., Kim, J., Cina, S., Malatesta, C., Gerber, J., McManus, C., Ong-Sutherland, R., Mezzacappa, P., Libby, A., Mawla, I., Morse, L., Kaptchuk, T., Audette, J., Napadow, V; Rewiring the primary somatosensory cortex in carpal tunnel syndrome with acupuncture. Brain, 2017 Apr 1;140(4):914-927. doi: 10.1093/brain/awx015. 2017

Maeda, Y., Kettner, N., Kim, J., Kim, H., Cina, S., Malatesta, C., Napadow, V. (2016). Primary somatosensory/motor cortical thickness distinguishes paresthesia-dominant from pain-dominant carpal tunnel syndrome. Pain, 157(5), 1085-1093

Maeda Y, Kettner N, Lee J, Sheehan J, Kim J, Cina S, Malatesta C, Gerber J, McManus C, Im J, Libby A, Mezzacappa P, Morse LR, Park K, Audette J, Napadow V. (2013) Acupuncture evoked response in somatosensory cortex reflects peripheral nerve pathology of carpal tunnel syndrome. Medical Acupuncture, 25(4):275-284

Maeda Y, Kettner N, Holden J, Lee J, Kim J, Cina S, Malatesta C, Gerber J, McManus C, Im J, Libby A, Mezzacappa P, Morse LR, Park K, Audette J, Tommerdahl T, Napadow V. (2014) Functional deficits in carpal tunnel syndrome reflect reorganization of primary somotaosensory cortex. Brain,137 (pt6), 1741-1752

Maeda Y, Kettner N, Lee J, Kim J, Cina S, Malatesta C, Gerber J, McManus C, Im J, Libby A, Mezzacappa P, Morse LR, Park K, Audette J, Napadow V. (2013) Acupuncture-Evoked Response in Somatosensory and Prefrontal Cortices Predicts Immediate Pain Reduction in Carpal Tunnel Syndrome. Evidence-Based Complementary and Alternative Medicine, 1-13

Maeda Y, Kettner N, Sheehan J, Kim J, Cina S, Malatesta C, Gerber J, McManus C, Mezzacappa P, Morse LR, Audette J, Napadow V. (2013) Altered brain morphometry in carpal tunnel syndrome is associated with median nerve pathology. Neuroimage: Clinical. 2:313-319

Napadow V, Lee V, Kim J, Cina S, Yumi Maeda; Riccardo Barbieri; Richard E Harris, Norman Kettner, Kyungmo Park. (2012) Brain Correlates of Phasic Autonomic Response to Acupuncture Stimulation: an event-related fMRI study. Human Brain Mapping, 34(10), 2592-2606

Ahn AC, Colbert AP, Anderson BJ, Martinsen, O.G., Hammerschlag R, Cina S, Wayne P, Langevin H.M. (2008) Electrical properties of acupuncture points and meridians: a systematic review. Bioelectromagnetics. 29(4):245–256


Honors

NESA Faculty Community Service Award 2013

Current Professional Memberships, Service & Leadership

Academic Collaborative for Integrative Health (ACIH), 2013 - present
Clinical Working Group, member, 2013 - present
Acupuncture Society of Massachusetts, Dry Needling Task Force, 2012 - present
National Athletic Trainers Association (NATA), 1995 - present
Athletic Trainers of Massachusetts (ATOM), 1995 - present
Eastern Athletic Trainers Association (EATA), 1995 - present