Karolinska Institute, Sweden
Torkel Falkenberg, BSc in Biology, PhD (Faculty of Medicine) in Pharmacology/Neuroscience, is Associate Professor in Health Care Research at the Karolinska Institutet. He is the research constellation leader for the Integrative Care research group constellation, Division of Nursing, Department of Neurobiology, Care Sciences and Society at Karolinska Institutet. His research collaborations, in low and high income countries have resulted in several PhD theses, contributions to international guidelines, and efforts to inform the EU of strategic CAM research (CAMbrella). Torkel has been engaged as a consultant to health care planners and decision makers nationally and internationally, including the World Bank and the World Health Organization (WHO) which has resulted in several global WHO TM/CAM strategy reports. He is a board of directors of the International Society for Complementary Medicine Research (ISCMR) and a member of the editorial board of several scientific journals.