Patricia Culliton, MA LAc
Organization: Director, Hennepin Faculty Associates, Integrative Medicine Division
825 South 8th Street Suite 1106
Minneapolis, MN 55404
Office Phone: 612-347-6238
Office Fax: 612-373-1882
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1985, Diplomate in Acupuncture, National Commission for the Certification of Acupuncturists, Washington, D.C.
1985, Acupuncture Detoxification Specialist, National Acupuncture Detoxification Association, New York, New York
1981, Certified Acupuncturist, Korean Acupuncture Association, Seoul, Korea
1974, Master of Arts -- Rehabilitation Counseling, University of Northern Colorado, Greeley, Colorado
1972, Bachelor of Science -- Vocational Rehabilitation: Minor in Psychology, University of Northern Colorado, Greeley, Colorado
Patricia D. Culliton M.A., L. Ac. is Director of the Alternative Medicine Division at Hennepin Faculty Associates in Minneapolis, MN and is Faculty at the University of Minnesota, Center for Spirituality and Healing. She has a Master of Arts degree in Rehabilitation Counseling and is a Nationally Board Certified Acupuncturist.
Ms. Culliton was a mental health and addictions counselor for many years prior to studying acupuncture. Since 1981 she has been conducting acupuncture research and developing complementary and alternative medicine services at Hennepin. She has published several articles and book chapters about the use of acupuncture and other modalities for the treatment of addictions and pain. She directs a clinical staff of Traditional Chinese Medicine practitioners, massage therapists, herbalists, chiropractors, physical therapists and others that provide care to more than 1,000 patients per month for a wide variety of symptoms. Additionally, her staff provide public health based off-site services to substance abuse, mental health, and correctional programs. Ms. Culliton is a founding board member of the National Acupuncture Detoxification Association and the Society for Acupuncture Research. She been a Co-investigator of several NIH funded research grants, helped develop a Post-Doctoral Fellowship program in Addiction and Alternative Medicine and consults with agencies regarding Complementary and Alternative Medicine both nationally and internationally.
Introduction to Complementary Healing Practices (CSPH 5101)
Mind Body Therapies (CSPH 5545)
Traditional Chinese Medicine
Complementary therapies and healing practices
Clinical Services Development and Management
Bracha Y, Svendsen K, Culliton P. Patient Visits To A Hospital-Based Alternative Medicine Clinic From 1997 Through 2002: Experience From An Integrated Healthcare System. Explore, 2005. Vol 1, No 1: 13-20.
Wesa KM, Culliton P. Recommendations and guidelines regarding the preferred research protocol for investigating the impact of optimal healing environment on patients with substance abuse. Journal of Alternative and Complementary Medicine. 2004; 10(1):S193-S199.
Bullock ML, Kiresuk TJ, Sherman RE, Lenz SK, Culliton PD, Boucher TA, Nolan CJ. A large randomized placebo controlled study of auricular acupuncture for alcohol dependence. Journal of Substance Abuse Treatment 2002, Vol 22, Number 2:71-77.
Margolin A, Kleber HD, Avants SK, Konefal J, Gawin F, Stark E, Sorensen J, Midkiff E, Wells E, Jackson TR, Bullock M, Culliton PD, Boles S, Vaughan R. Acupuncture for the treatment of cocaine addiction: A randomized controlled trial. Journal of the American Medical Association, 2002, Vol 287, Number 1:55-63.
Monsein M, Corbin TP, Culliton PD, Merz D, Schuck EA. Short-term outcomes of chronic back pain patients on an airbed vs innerspring mattresses. Medgenmed [Computer file]: Medscape General Medicine, 2000, p E36.
Bullock ML, Kiresuk TJ, Pheley AM, Culliton PD, Lenz SK. Acupuncture in the treatment of cocaine abuse: A study of efficacy and dosing. Journal of Substance Abuse Treatment 1999, Vol 16, Number 1:31-38.
Bullock, M; Pheley, A; Lenz, S; Culliton, P; Short-Term Outcomes of Treatment for Musculoskeletal Disorders at a Hospital-Based Alternative Medicine Clinic. Journal of Alternative and Complementary Medicine 1999, Vol 5, Number 3:253-260.
Bullock, M; Pheley, A; Kiresuk, T; Lenz, S; Culliton, P; Characteristics and Complaints of Patients Seeking Therapy at a Hospital-Based Alternative Medicine Clinic. Journal of Alternative and Complementary Medicine 1997, Vol 3, Number 1: 31-37.
Culliton, P.D., Kiresuk, T.J., Overview of Substance Abuse Acupuncture Treatment Research. Journal of Alternative and Complementary Medicine 1996 Feb;2(1): 149-59.
Bullock, M.L., Culliton, P.D., Olander, R.T., Controlled Trial of Acupuncture for Severe Recidivist Alcoholism. The Lancet June 24, 1989. 1435 - 1439
Bullock, M.L., Umen, A.J. Culliton, P.D., Olander, R.T., Acupuncture Treatment of Alcoholic Recidivism: A Pilot Study Alcoholism: Clinical and Experimental Research 11:292-295, 1987.
Culliton PD, Boucher TA, Carlson GA. "Substance Misuse and Alternative Medicine." in Alan Watkins (ed): The Physician's Handbook of Mind-Body Medicine. London: Churchill-Livingston. 1997.pp.221-250.
Culliton PD, Boucher TA, Bullock ML. "Complementary/Alternative Therapies in the Treatment of Alcohol and Other Addictions." in John Spencer and Joseph Jacobs (eds). Complementary Medicine: An Integrated Approach. Philadelphia, PA: Mosby-Yearbook, Inc. 1998.
Smith, MO, Brewington, V., Culliton, PD., Ng, L K Y, Wen, H L, Lowinson, J H. "Acupuncture" in Lowinson, Ruiz, Millman, Langrod (eds) Substance Abuse A Comprehensive Textbook.Baltimore, MD. Williams & Wilkins 1997. pp. 484-492.
Smith, MO, Brewington, V., Culliton, PD., "Acupuncture in Addiction Treatment" in Barry Sherman (ed) Addiction and Pregnancy Empowering Recovery through Peer Counseling.Praeger 1998. pp. 29-43.