Brent Leininger, DC, MS

Assistant Professor, Integrative Health and Wellbeing Research Program
Brent Leininger

Contact

Office Phone
Office Address

Mayo C504
United States

Mailing Address

MMC 505
420 Delaware Street SE
Minneapolis, MN 55455
United States

Titles

Assistant Professor, Integrative Health and Wellbeing Research Program

Education

Doctor of Chiropractic, Palmer College of Chiropractic

MS, Clinical Research, University of Minnesota

BS, Biology, South Dakota State University

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Summary

Dr. Leininger is an Assistant Professor in the Integrative Health & Wellbeing Research Program at the Earl E. Bakken Center for Spirituality & Healing at the University of Minnesota. He is a past recipient of a Ruth L. Kirschstein National Research Service Award (NRSA) postdoctoral fellowship (F32) and is currently supported by a K01 career development award through the NIH’s National Center for Complementary and Integrative Health (NCCIH). His research focuses on the clinical and cost-effectiveness of non-pharmacological approaches for the management of musculoskeletal pain. In addition to performing economic evaluations, he has been involved in the design, implementation, analysis, and reporting of numerous clinical trials and systematic reviews investigating the impact of integrative therapies on health among a variety of populations. 

Research

Research

Research Summary/Interests

  • Musculoskeletal pain (particularly low back pain, neck pain and headache)
  • Complementary and integrative therapies (mind-body)
  • Cost-effectiveness analyses
  • Self-management strategies

Research Funding Grants

Partners for Pain & Wellbeing Equity: A Randomized Trial of Community Supported Complementary and Integrative Health Self Management for Back Pain (1R61AT012309-01 Evans/Leininger) -- National Institutes of Health Center for Complementary & Integrative Health

Cost effectiveness of spinal manipulation therapy for seniors with neck pain (7F32AT007507, Leininger) -- National Institutes of Health National Center for Complementary and Alternative Medicine—Principal Investigator

Mindful Movement for Physical Activity and Wellbeing in Older Adults: A Community Based Randomized Hybrid Effectiveness-Implementation Study (4R33AT0009110, Evans) -- National Institutes of Health National Center for Complementary & Integrative Health

Spinal Manipulation and Patient Self-Management to Prevent Back Pain Chronicity -- PACBACK (4UH3AT008769, Bronfort) -- National Institutes of Health Center for Complementary & Integrative Health

Publications

Publications in MyNCBI:
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/sites/myncbi/brent.leininger.1/bibliography/44142280/public/?sort=date&direction=ascending