Congress Committees

Organizing Committee

Aviad Haramati, PhD

Organizing Committee Chair

Georgetown University, USA

 

 

David Eisenberg, MD

Scientific Review Chair

Harvard Medical School, USA

 

 

Frederick Hecht, MD

Program Committee Chair

University of California - San Francisco, USA

 

 

Ben Kligler, MD, MPH

Consortium Chair

Consortium of Academic Health Centers for Integrative Medicine, USA

 

 

Mary Jo Kreitzer, PhD, RN

Fundraising  Committee Chair

Center for Spirituality and Healing,

University of Minnesota, USA

 

 

George Lewith, MD

2013 Congress Host

University of Southampton, United Kingdom

 

 

 

 

 

Anne Nedrow, MD, MBA

Finance Chair

Oregon Health & Science University, USA

 

 

Janet Polli, MFA

Executive Director of the Consortium

Consortium of Academic Health Centers, USA

 

Robert Saper, MD, MPH

Communications Co-Chair

Boston University, USA

 

 

Robert Scholten, MS

Communications Co-Chair

The Full Yield, USA

 

Samantha Simmons, MPH   

Local Logistics Chair        

Oregon Collaborative for Integrative Medicine, USA

 

 

Kate Porter

President 

Conference Solutions, USA

 

Program Committee

Frederick Hecht, MD, Chair

University of California - San Francisco, USA

 

Ather Ali, ND, MPH

Yale School of Medicine, USA

 

Rita Benn, PhD 

University of Michigan, USA

 

Heather Boon, PhD

University of Toronto, Canada

 

Dan Cherkin, PhD

Group Health Research Institute, USA

 

Trish Dryden, MEd, RMT 

Centennial College, Canada

 

Emeline Edwards, PhD

National Center for Complementary and Alternative Medicine, USA

 

Mary Koithan, RN, PhD

University of Arizona, USA

 

Vitaly Napadow, PhD, LAc

Massachusetts General Hospital, USA

 

Barry Oken, MD

Oregon Health Sciences University, USA

 

Claudia Witt, MD

University Medical Center Charité, Germany

 

Heather Zwickey, PhD

National College of Natural Medicine, USA 

 

Ex Officio

 

Aviad Haramati, PhD

Georgetown University, USA

 

Mary Jo Kreitzer, PhD, RN

University of Minnesota, USA

 

David Eisenberg, MD

Harvard Medical School, USA

 

 

Communications Committee

Robert Saper, MD, MPH

Communications Co-Chair

Boston University, USA

 

Robert Scholten, MSLIS

Communications Co-Chair

The Full Yield, USA

 

Robert Bonakdar, MD 

Scripps Center for Integrative Medicine, USA 

 

Lesley Braun, MD

Monash University, Australia

 

Vinjar Fonnebo, MD 

University of Tromso, Norway

 

Darshan Mehta, MD 

Benson-Henry Institute for Mind Body Medicine, USA

 

Arti Prasad, MD 

University of New Mexico Center for Life, USA

 

Shirley Telles, MBBS, PhD 

Patanjali Yogpeeth,  India

 

Kenji Watanabe, MD, PhD

Keio University Medical School, Japan

 

John Weeks 

Publisher/Editor, The Integrator Blog

IntegrativePractitioner USA

 

Fu Yanling, PhD, OMD

Bejing University of Chinese Medicine, China

 

ZZ Zhao, PhD

School of Chinese Medicine, Hong Kong Baptist University, Hong Kong

 

Local Site Committee

Samantha Simmons, MPH

Local Site Committee Chair

Oregon Collaborative for Integrative Medicine, USA

 

Loch Chandler, ND, LAc

Stuveland Center for Integrative Medicine, Providence Portland Medical Center, USA

 

Stephanie Cheng

Oregon Health & Science University, USA

 

Marilynn Considine

National College of Natural Medicine, USA

 

Charles Elder, MD

Kaiser Permanente, USA

 

Carie Faszholz, MA

University of Western States, USA

Mitch Haas, DC, MA

University of Western States, USA

 

Beth Heriza

Portland Veterans Affairs Medical Center, USA

 

Gretchen Horton

Oregon College of Oriental Medicine, USA

 

Anne Nedrow, MD, MBA

Oregon Health & Science University, USA

 

Catherine Salveson, PhD, RN, MS

Oregon Health & Science University, USA

 

Lauretta Young, MD

Portland State University, USA