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Editorial Board


Holger Cramer, PhD
Research Director
Department of Internal and Integrative Medicine
Evang. Kliniken Essen-Mitte
University of Duisburg-Essen
Essen, Germany

Contributing Editor, Special Projects and Collaborations

John Weeks
Seattle, WA

Editorial Office Coordinator

Abigail Cook Dommer
Charlottesville, VA, USA

Executive Editors

Christian Kessler, MD, MA
Charité Universitätsmedizin Berlin and Immanuel Hospital Berlin

Romy Lauche, PhD
Southern Cross University
Lismore, Australia

Scott Mist, PhD, MAcOM, MS, MA, LAc
Oregon Health & Science University
Portland, OR

Thomas Ostermann, PhD
Universität Witten/Herdecke
Witten, Germany

Peter M. Wayne, PhD
Brigham and Women’s Hospital and Harvard Medical School
Boston, MA

Associate Editors' Sections

Aviad Haramati, PhD

Georgetown University
Washington, DC

Wayne B. Jonas, MD  

SHIFT, H&S Ventures
Alexandria, VA

Richard C. Niemtzow, MD, PhD, MPH

United States Air Force Acupuncture and Integrative Medicine Center
Joint Base Andrews, MD

Creative Arts Therapies

Ping Ho, MA, MPH
UCLArts and Healing
Los Angeles, CA

Associate Editors

Heather Boon, BScPhm, PhD
University of Toronto

Ryan Bradley, ND, MPH
Helfgott Research Institute
National University of Natural Medicine
Portland, OR

Claire M. Cassidy, PhD, DiplAc, LAc
Paradigms Found Consulting
Bethesda, MD

Claudia Citkovitz, PhD, MS, LAc  
NYU Langone Medical School
Brooklyn, NY

Jeff Dusek, PhD
Penny George Institute/Allina Health
Minneapolis, MN

Patricia Herman, ND, PhD
RAND Corporation
Santa Monica, CA

Mohamed Khalil, MBBCh, MPH, MSc, MD
Public Health & Research Development Research Unit, NCCAM, MOH
Riyadh, Saudi Arabia

Mary Jo Kreitzer, PhD, RN, FAAN
University of Minnesota
Minneapolis, MN

Myeong Soo Lee, PhD
Korea Institute of Oriental Medicine
Daejeon, South Korea

Darshan Mehta, MD, MPH
Benson-Henry Institute
Harvard Osher Center
Boston, MA

David Muehsam, PhD
National Institute of Biostructures and Biosystems
Bologna, Italy

Melinda Ring, MD
Northwestern Osher Center
Chicago, IL

Michael Schneider, DC, PhD
University of Pittsburgh
Pittsburgh, PA

David S. Shannahoff-Khalsa         
University of California
La Jolla, CA

Amie Steel, PhD, MPH
Endeavour College of Natural Health
Brisbane, Australia

Stephanie L. Taylor, PhD, MPH
Veterans Administration
Los Angeles, CA

Kenji Watanabe, MD, PhD
Keio University
Tokyo, Japan

Gloria Yeh, MD, MPH
Harvard Medical School
Boston, MA

Suzanna Zick, ND, MPH
University of Michigan
Ann Arbor, MI

Editorial Board

Iris R. Bell, MD, PhD
The University of Arizona College of Medicine
Tucson, AZ

William Benda, MD
Charles E. Schmidt College of Medicine at Florida Atlantic University
Boca Raton, FL

Stephen Birch, PhD, LicAc, MBAcC
Foundation for Traditional East Asian Medicine

Gerard Bodeker, EdD
University of Oxford
United Kingdom
Josef A. Brinckmann
Traditional Medicinals
Sebastopol, CA

Daniel C.  Cherkin, PhD
Group Health Research Institute
Seattle, WA

Tainya C. Clarke, PhD, MPH, MS
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
National Center for Health Statistics
Hyattsville, MD

Cindy Crawford
Henry M. Jackson Foundation
Bethesda, MD

Paolo Roberti di Sarsina, MD
University of Milano-Bicocca

Courtney Everson, MA, PhD
Colorado State University
Fort Collins, CO

Yutong Fei, MD, PhD
Beijing University of Chinese Medicine
Beijing, China

Isabelle Gaboury, MSc, PhD
University of Sherbrooke

Daniel F. Gallego-Perez, MD, DrPh(c)
Boston University School of Public Health
Boston, MA

Paula Gardiner, MD, MPH
Boston University
Boston, MA
Steve Given, DAOM, LAc
American College of Traditional Chinese Medicine
San Francisco, CA

Michael Goldstein, PhD
Fielding School of Public Health
University of Californa
Los Angeles, CA

Mitchell Haas, DC, MA
University of Minnesota
Minneapolis, MN

Patrick J. Hanaway, MD
Cleveland Clinic
Cleveland, OH

Alex Hankey, PhD, MSCI
Swami Vivekananda Yoga Anusandhana Samsthana
Bengaluru, India

Nadine E. Ijaz, MSc, PhD
University of Toronto

Tae-Hun Kim, KMD, PhD
Kyung Hee University
South Korea

Lixing Lao, PhD, LAc, MB 
Virginia University of Integrative Medicine
Fairfax, VA

Shin Lin, PhD
University of California
Irvine, CA

Paul J. Mills, PhD
University of California
San Diego, CA

Niki Munk, PhD, LMT                                                                 
Indiana University School of Health & Human Sciences
Indianapolis, IN

Vitaly Napadow, PhD, LicAc   
Harvard Medical School
Boston, MA

James L. Oschman, PhD
Nature’s Own Research Association
Dover, NH

Bhushan Patwardhan, PhD
Savitribai Phule Pune University
Pune, India

Cheryl Ritenbaugh, PhD, MPH
The University of Arizona
Tucson, AZ

Beverly Rubik, PhD  
Institute for Frontier Science
Oakland, CA

Michelle Sexton, ND
University of California San Diego
San Diego, CA
Venkat Sharma, PhD
William Paterson University
Wayne, NJ

Karen J. Sherman, PhD, MPH
Kaiser Permanente Washington Health Research Institute
Seattle, WA

Pamela Snider, ND
Foundations of Naturopathic Medicine Institute
Snoqualmie, WA

Elizabeth Sommers, LAc, MPH, PhD
Integrative Medicine and Health Disparities Program
Boston Medical Center
Boston, MA

Chris C. Streeter, MD
Boston University School of Medicine and Harvard Medical School
Boston, MA

Lisa J. Taylor-Swanson, PhD, MAcOM, LAc
University of Utah
Salt Lake City, UT

Lynn Teo, MSc, MAOM, LAc
Portland, ME

Dana Ullman, MPH
Homeopathic Educational Services
Berkeley, CA

Ruth Westreich
The Westreich Foundation
Rancho Santa Fe, CA

James Whedon, DC, MS
Southern California University of Health Sciences
Whittier, CA

Leonard Wisneski, MD            
Integrative Health Policy Consortium
Georgetown University
Washington, DC

Claudia M. Witt, MD, MBA
University Hospital Zurich and University of Zurich

Jacqueline C. Wootton, MEd  
Alternative Medicine Information
United Kingdom

William F. Wulsin, ND, MPH, MA, Lac
Health Development Resources
Seattle, WA

Charlie C.L. Xue, BMed, PhD
RMIT University

Heather L. Zwickey, PhD
Helfgott Research Institute
National University of Natural Medicine
Portland, OR

Founding Editor

Kim A. Jobst, MA, DM, MRCP, MFHom, DipAc
Functional Shift Consulting Ltd
Hereford, United Kingdom

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