About ISCMR

Purpose

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.

Goals

  1. Facilitate communication and collaboration among researchers and practitioners with an interest in research on a worldwide basis.
  2. Provide access to Complementary Medicine research information (internationally relevant events, conferences, publications).
  3. Provide access to an international database of ISCMR members.
  4. Provide reduced journal subscription rates and international meeting registration fees.
  5. Collaborate with individual researchers (or teams), regional societies, professional organizations and research networks to further mutual goals related to research and development agendas.
  6. Co-organize an annual International Congress for Complementary Medicine Research (ICCMR).

Executive Committee

President

Heather Boon

heather.boon(at)utoronto.ca

2013-2015

President Elect        

Vinjar Fonnebo

Vinjar.Fonnebo(at)fagmed.uit.no 

2013-2015
(president:  2015-2017)

Secretary

Ania Kania-Richmond              

akania(at)ucalgary.ca   

2013-2015

Treasurer

Laila Salomonsen

laila.salomonsen(at)uit.no 

2013-2015

Board of Directors

BOD members

E-mail address

Term

Torkel Falkenberg

torkel.falkenberg(at)ki.se

2012-2015

Judith Fouladbakhsh

dr.judi129(at)gmail.com

2011-2013, 2013-2016

Corina Güthlin

guethlin(at)allgemeinmedizin.uni-frankfurt.de

2010-2013, 2013-2016

Aviad Haramati

haramati(at)georgetown.edu

2011-2014

Tsutomu Kamei

ttm(at)fork.ocn.ne.jp

2013-2016

George Lewith

gl3(at)soton.ac.uk

2005-2008, 2008-2011,
2011-2014

Myeong Soo Lee

drmslee(at)gmail.com

2010-2013, 2013-2016

Jiangping Liu

jianping_l(at)hotmail.com

2011-2014

Scott Mist

scott.mist(at)comcast.net 

2011-2014

Jorge Vas

jorgevas(at)gmail.com

2011-2014

Kenji Watanabe

watanabekenji(at)a6.keio.jp

2012-2015

Ursula Wolf

ursula.wolf(at)kikom.unibe.ch

2012-2015

Immediate Past President

Claudia Witt                       claudia.witt(at)charite.de


Scientific Advisory Committee

Alan Bensoussan

AUS 

2010-2013, 2013-2016

Brian Berman

USA

2010-2013, 2013-2016

Peter Fisher

UK 

2013-2016

Marja Verhoef

CAN

2010-2013, 2013-2016

Organizers of Next Conferences (non-voting BOD members)

Aviad Hamarati

(CAHCIM representative)

haramati(at)georgetown.edu 

Organizer of:
2014 International Research Congress on Integrative Medicine & Health
Miami FL (USA)
May 13-16, 2014

KIOM representative   

Organizer of:
2015 International Congress for Complementary Medicine (ICCMR)
Jeju Island, South Korea
May 13-15, 2015