Prof Miek Jong
Professor, UiT The Artic University of Norway, Norway
Miek Jong (PhD) is the director of NAFKAM, professor in Health Research at the UiT Arctic University of Norway in Troms', Norway, and lecturer in Public Health at Mid Sweden University, Sundsvall, Sweden. Prof Jong serves as a member of several scientific advisory or management boards of foundations and organizations in Europe in the field of CAM and Integrative Medicine (IM). She has more than 15 years of experience with investigating the effectiveness and safety of CAM and IM modalities such as meditation, yoga, hypnotherapy, anthroposophic medicine, homeopathy, guided imagery, massage, herbs, nutrition and dietary supplements. Prof Jong earned her master degree in Medical Biology in 1993 from the University of Amsterdam, and her PhD in Medicine in 1997 at the University of Leiden, the Netherlands. She immigrated to Sweden in 2018, and to Norway in 2020. Prof Jong's particular interests include a healthy lifestyle and integrative oncology. She has published more than 150 papers, articles, proceedings and book chapters.