Congress Committee Members


The European Congress for Integrative Medicine have a team of multi-professional experts who will work together to review and select presentations to deliver a world class congress on holistic, patient-centred medicine.

The committee members have been invited to sit on one or more committees representing; research, clinical care, traditional, international, educational and arts & healthcare to provide a fully integrative programme representing multi-disciplines from across the globe.
  • Rupy Aujla

    Dr Rupy Aujla

    GP and Founder, The Doctor's Kitchen, UK
  • Dr Erik Baars

    Prof Dr Erik Baars

    Professor of Anthroposophic Medicine, University of Applied Sciences Leiden, The Netherlands
  • Iris Bell

    Mrs Iris Bell

    Professor Emeritus of Family & Community Medicine, University of Arizona, USA
  • Saul Berkovitz

    Dr Saul Berkovitz

    Consultant, Royal London Hospital for Integrated Medicine, UK
  • Amit Bhargava

    Dr Amit Bhargava

    Council Member and Medical Director, AYUSH Collaboration Projects, College of Medicine. Senior Partner, Southgate Medical Group, UK
  • Dr Benno Brinkhaus

    Prof Dr Benno Brinkhaus

    MD, Institute for Social Medicine, Epidemiology, and Health Economics, Charité -Universitätsmedizin Berlin, Germany
  • Rachel Carlton Abrams

    Dr Rachel Carlton Abrams

    Board Member, Academy of Integrative Health & Medicine (AIHM), USA
  • Opher Caspi

    Dr Opher Caspi

    Director of both Integrative Medicine and Cancer Survivorship programs, Davidoff Cancer Center, Rabin Medical Center, Israel
  • Mike Cummings

    Dr Mike Cummings

    Medical Director, British Medical Acupuncture Society, UK
  • Pol De Saedeleer

    Mr Pol De Saedeleer

    Pharmaceutical Doctor, ILADS, Medical Director Nutrined Laboratories, Board Director ILADEF, The Netherlands
  • Michael Dixon

    Dr Michael Dixon

    GP and National Clinical Lead for Social Prescription NHS England,, Chair, The College of Medicine, UK
  • Damien Downing

    Dr Damien Downing

    President, British Society for Ecological Medicine
  • Dr Tobias Esch

    Prof Dr Tobias Esch

    Director, Primary Care Clinic for Integrative Health Care, Witten/Herdecke University, Germany
  • Dr Andrea Evers

    Prof Dr Andrea Evers

    Professor of Health Psychology, Institute of Psychology, The Netherlands
  • Dr Torkel Falkenberg

    Prof Dr Torkel Falkenberg

    Associate Professor in Health Care Research, Karolinska Institutet, Sweden
  • Iva Fattorini

    Dr Iva Fattorini

    Founder and Director, Artocene, UK
  • Dr Gene Feder

    Prof Dr Gene Feder

    Professor of Primary Care, University of Bristol
  • Andrew Flower

    Dr Andrew Flower

    Senior Research Fellow, University of Southampton, Principle, White Crane Academy, UK
  • Isabel Giralt

    Dr Isabel Giralt

    Vice President, SESMI, Acupuncture and Natural Medicine Clinic ENERGIMED. Health Acupuncture Unit, Dexeus University Women's Clinic, Spain
  • Sarah Grant

    Sarah Grant

    Board member of Complementary and Natural Healthcare Council and Manager of Macmillan Patient Information and Health and Wellbeing Manager, Sir Robert Ogden Macmillan Centre, Harrogate, UK
  • Mimi Guarneri

    Dr Mimi Guarneri

    Co- founder and Medical Director of Guarneri Integrative Health, Inc. Clinical Associate Professor at University ofCalifornia, San Diego (UCSD), Founder and President, The Academy of Integrative Health and Medicine, USA
  • Dr Aviad Haramati

    Prof Dr Aviad Haramati

    Division of Integrative Physiology, Dept. of Biochemistry, Molecular and Cellular Biology, Georgetown University School of Medicine, USA
  • Frederick Hecht

    Dr Frederick Hecht

    Professor of Medicine and Research Director, UCSF Osher Center for Integrative Medicine, USA
  • John Hughes

    Dr John Hughes

    Director of Research, Royal London Hospital for Integrated Medicine, UCLH NHS Trust, UK
  • Alyson Huntley

    Dr Alyson Huntley

    Senior Research Fellow, University of Bristol, UK
  • Dr Dominik Irnich

    Prof Dr Dominik Irnich

    President, German Medical Acupuncture Association and Senior Physician, Department of Anaesthesiology, Head of the Multidisciplinary Pain Center, University of Munich (LMU), Campus Innenstadt, Germany
  • Brad Jacobs

    Dr Brad Jacobs

    Immediate Past Board Member, Academy of Integrative Health & Medicine (AIHM), USA
  • Tim Joss

    Mr Tim Joss

    Chief Executive and Founder, Aesop, UK
  • Rauni Prittinen King

    Rauni Prittinen King

    Co-Founder and Executive Director, Guarneri Integrative Health and Pacific Pearl La Jolla, USA
  • Rob Lawson

    Dr Rob Lawson

    Chairman & Co-Founder, British Society of Lifestyle Medicine, UK
  • Ava Lorenc

    Dr Ava Lorenc

    Senior Research Associate (Qualitative Research), University of Bristol, UK
  • Victoria Maizes

    Dr Victoria Maizes

    Executive Director Andrew Weil Center for Integrative Medicine and Professor of Clinical Medicine, Family Medicine and Public Health, University of Arizona, USA
  • Jacqueline Mardon

    Dr Jacqueline Mardon

    Associate Specialist and the Clinical Lead, NHS Centre for Integrative Care, UK
  • Bill Meeker

    Bill Meeker

    President, West Campus of Palmer College of Chiropractic in San Jose, USA
  • Andreas Michalsen

    Prof Andreas Michalsen

    Chief Physician of the Department of Internal Medicine and Natural Medicine at the Immanuel Hospital Berlin, Professor of Clinical Naturopathy, Charité -Universitätsmedizin Berlin, Germany
  • Simon Mills

    Dr Simon Mills

    Secretary of the European Scientific Cooperative on Phytotherapy, Past President, the British Herbal Medicine Association. Herbal Strategist, Pukka Herbs, UK
  • Dr Michael Moore

    Prof Dr Michael Moore

    Academic GP & Professor of Primary Care Research, University of Southampton, UK
  • Tabatha Parker

    Dr Tabatha Parker

    Executive Director, Academy of Integrative Health & Medicine (AIHM), USA
  • Dr David Peters

    Prof Dr David Peters

    Emeritus Professor , Westminster Centre for Resilience College of Liberal Arts and Science, University of Westminster, UK
  • Karen Pilkington

    Dr Karen Pilkington

    Independent Research Consultant and Evidence Advisor and Visiting Senior Research Fellow, University of Portsmouth, UK
  • Marie Polley

    Dr Marie Polley

    Co-Chair, Social Prescribing Network; Board Member, the Society for Integrative Oncology; Past-Chair, British Society for Integrative Oncology,, UK
  • Clare Relton

    Dr Clare Relton

    Senior Lecturer in Clinical Trials, Queen Mary University London and Honorary Senior Research Fellow in Public Health, ScHARR, University of Sheffield, UK
  • Rachel Roberts

    Rachel Roberts

    Chief Executive, Homeopathy Research Institute
  • Dr Nicola Robinson

    Prof Dr Nicola Robinson

    Emeritus Professor of Traditional Chinese Medicine and Integrated Health, London South Bank University, UK
  • Prof Elio Rossi

    Dr Prof Elio Rossi

    Coordinator of Complementary Medicine Department Local Health Unit Tuscany Northwest. Director of the Homeopathic Clinic of Campo di Marte Hospital, Lucca, Regional Center of Reference for Homeopathy, Italy
  • Gary Smyth

    Dr Gary Smyth

    GP, Medical Director, Homeopathic Physician, President, Faculty of Homeopathy, UK
  • Duncan Still

    Dr Duncan Still

    Integrative Doctor, National Centre for Integrative Medicine and Penny Brohn, UK
  • Jacqui Stringer

    Dr Jacqui Stringer

    Clinical & Research Lead for the Complementary Health & Wellbeing Services, The Christie NHS Trust, UK
  • Michael Teut

    Dr Michael Teut

    Senior Physician, Charité Outpatient Department for Integrative Medicine and Clinical Researcher, Institute for Social Medicine, Epidemiology and Health Economics at Charité Universitätsmedizin, Berlin, Germany
  • Dr Madan Thangavelu

    Prof Dr Madan Thangavelu

    Genome Biologist, Medical Research Council Laboratory of Molecular Biology, Cambridge, UK. Research Director, European Ayurveda Association, Germany
  • Dr Trevor Thompson

    Prof Dr Trevor Thompson

    Professor of Primary Care Education, University of Bristol, UK
  • Elizabeth Thompson

    Dr Elizabeth Thompson

    CEO and Holistic Doctor, National Centre for Integrative Medicine (NCIM), UK
  • Lucia Thornton

    Lucia Thornton

    Board Chair, Academy of Integrative Health & Medicine (AIHM), USA
  • Miguel Toribio-Mateas

    Mr Miguel Toribio-Mateas

    Chair of BANT and Research fellow in brain-gut-microbiota axis and mental health, School of Applied Sciences, London South Bank University, UK
  • Esther Van der Werf

    Dr Esther Van der Werf

    Epidemiologist, Program Manager Nutrition & Health, Louis Bolk Instituut, The Netherlands
  • Rob Verkerk

    Dr Rob Verkerk

    Founder, Executive & Scientific Director, Alliance for Natural Health International
  • John Weeks

    John Weeks

    Editor-in-chief , The Journal of Alternative and Complementary Medicine and the Integrator Blog, USA
  • Dr Andrew Weil

    Prof Dr Andrew Weil

    Founder and Director, Andrew Weil Center for Integrative Medicine at the University of Arizona, USA
  • Merlin Willcox

    Dr Merlin Willcox

    Academic Clinical Lecturer, University of Southampton, UK
  • Dr Stefan Willich

    Prof Dr Stefan Willich

    Director Institute for Social Medicine, Epidemiology and Health Economics, Charité -Universitätsmedizin Berlin, Germany
  • Louise Younie

    Dr Louise Younie

    GP, Clinical Senior Lecturer, Queen Mary University of London, UK
  • Catherine Zollman

    Dr Catherine Zollman

    GP and Medical Director, Penny Brohn, UK
Research Committee

Research Committee

Clinical Care Committee

Clinical Care Committee

Traditional Medicine Committee

Traditional Medicine Committee

International Committee

International Committee

Educational Committee

Educational Committee

Arts & Healthcare Committee

Arts & Healthcare Committee

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