ISCMR

The International Society for Complementary Medicine Research (ISCMR) is an international professional, multidisciplinary, non-profit scientific organization that is devoted to fostering Complementary and Integrative Medicine research and provides a platform for knowledge and information exchange to enhance international communication and collaboration.

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Scientific Article Prize Announcement

The Research Advisory Board and the ISCMR Board of Directors are pleased to announce the winner of the 2016-17 Scientific Article Prize.

Winner: Nadine Ijaz (Canada)

Ijaz N, Boon H, Muzzin L, Welsh S. "State risk discourse and the regulatory preservation of traditional medicine knowledge: The case of acupuncture in Ontario, Canada." Social Science & Medicine 170 (2016): 97-105. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.socscimed.2016.08.037

Dr. Balneaves, Chair RAB; Ms Ijaz; Dr. Liu, ISCMR President.        
Photo: Peter Rosemann

Runners Up:

Holger Cramer (Germany): Cramer H, Rabsilber S, Lauche R, Kümmel S, Dobos G. Yoga and meditation for menopausal symptoms in breast cancer survivors - a randomized controlled trial. Cancer. 2015; 121(13):2175–84.
Beverly de Valois (UK): de Valois B, Asprey A, Young T. “The Monkey on Your Shoulder”: A Qualitative Study of Lymphoedema Patients’ Attitudes to and Experiences of Acupuncture and Moxibustion. Evidence-Based Complementary and Alternative Medicine. 2016; Article ID 4298420. doi:10.1155/2016/4298420  (correct country updated on June 4th)
 
Thanks to the Dr. Rogers Prize, Canada & the Lotte & John Hecht Memorial Foundation for their support of this award.
 
Nominations for the prize open in September. See the SOP for details about the prize, under Members Area/Bylaws and Protocols 
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