About the International Congress

 

The International Congress on Integrative Medicine and Health will take place at the Hilton Cleveland Downtown in Cleveland, Ohio. The International Congress is convened by the Academic Consortium for Integrative Medicine and Health.
 
Members Meeting dates: April 9-10, 2024
International Congress dates: April 11-13, 2024
 
Scientists, educators, practitioners, and policy-makers from the domestic and international communities will come together to highlight scientific advances pertaining to the field of integrative medicine and health. The International Congress will highlight progress in the areas of:
 
  1. Original research
  2. Educational innovations
  3. Clinical delivery models
  4. Policy challenges
 
Abstracts, symposia, panel discussions, workshops, and plenary sessions are solicited from the community, and selection is based on peer review for quality, timeliness, and fit with the overall program. The International Congress will convey the latest information on:
 
  • Safety, efficacy, mechanism of action, and cost-effectiveness of individual integrative therapies and lifestyle interventions
  • Models of integrative care are emerging in the US and abroad.
 
More than 1,000 researchers, educators, clinicians, and trainees from around the world are expected to attend. International Congress Organizers welcome individuals from all disciplines and professions engaged in integrative medicine and health to foster the development of new collaborations and to strengthen existing partnerships within the field of integrative healthcare.
 

Oversight Committee

Dan Cherkin, MS, PhD
Director of Research, University of Washington, Osher Center for Integrative Health
Biography
Leslie Mendoza Temple, MD
Medical Director, Integrative Medicine Program and Associate Clinical Professor of Family Medicine, Endeavor Health (formerly NorthShore University HealthSystem)
Biography
Francoise Adan, MD
Chief Whole Health and Wellbeing Officer, University Hospitals (UH) Connor Whole Health
Biography
Jeffery A. Dusek, PhD
Professor In Residence & Director of Outcomes Research, University of California- Irvine
Biography
Leigh Frame, MHS, PhD
Director, Integrative Medicine, George Washington School of Medicine & Health Sciences
Biography
Aviad Haramati, PhD
Professor, Georgetown University School of Medicine
Biography
Amber Lesko
Director of Marketing and Communications, Academic Consortium for Integrative Medicine & Health
Biography
Amy Locke, MD
Professor and Chief Wellness Officer, University of Utah
Biography
Eric Roseen, DC PhD
Boston University School of Medicine and Boston Medical Center
Biography
Samantha Simmons, MPH
CEO, Academic Consortium for Integrative Medicine and Health
Biography
David Victorson, PhD
Professor, Northwestern University
Biography

Program Committee

David Victorson, PhD
Professor, Northwestern University
Biography
Leigh Frame, MHS, PhD
Director, Integrative Medicine, George Washington School of Medicine & Health Sciences
Biography
Stephanie Cheng, MD
Assistant Professor of Clinical Medicine, Division of Palliative Medicine, University of California
Biography
Holger Cramer, PhD, MSc, DSc
Professor (full), University of Tübingen
Biography
Emmeline Edwards, PhD
Director, Division of Extramural Research, National Center for Complementary and Integrative Health (NCCIH)*
Biography
Frederick (Rick) Hecht, MD
UCSF Osher Center for Integrative Health
Biography
Rogier Hoenders, MD, PhD
Prof dr, CIP, Lentis
Biography
Esther Konigsberg, MD, CCFP
Medical Director, McMaster University
Biography
Mary Jo Kreitzer, PhD, RN, FAAN
Earl E. Bakken Center for Spirituality & Healing, University of Minnesota
Biography
Geeta Maker-Clark, MD
Director of Integrative Nutrition and Advocacy, NorthShore University Health System/U of Chicago
Biography
Maria Mascarenhas, MD
Children's Hospital of Philadelphia; University of Pennsylvania
Biography
Aterah Nusrat, MSc
Senior Program Manager, Director of Programming in Integrative Medicine and Planetary Health, Osher Center for Integrative Medicine, Harvard Medical School and Brigham and Women’s Hosptial
Biography
Samantha Simmons, MPH
CEO, Academic Consortium for Integrative Medicine and Health
Biography
Elyse Thakur, PhD
Clinical Health Psychologist, Wake Forest School of Medicine
Biography
Robert Trager, DC
Chiropractic Physician, Connor Whole Health, University Hospitals Cleveland Medical Center
Biography
Alison Whitehead, MPH, C-IAYT
Program Lead, Integrative Health, Integrative Health Coordinating Center (IHCC) | VHA Office of Patient Centered Care & Cultural Transformation (OPCC&CT)
Biography
Ruth Q. Wolever, NBC-HWC
Professor, Osher Center at Vanderbilt
Biography

Regional Outreach Committee

Francoise Adan, MD
Chief Whole Health and Wellbeing Officer, University Hospitals (UH) Connor Whole Health
Biography
Karen Armstrong
Manager, Beaumont Health
Biography
Rosalie Diaz, Psy.D
VA Northeast OH Healthcare System
Biography
Ronald Glick, MD
Medical Director, Center for Integrative Medicine at UPMC Shadyside
Biography
Stephanie Harris, PhD, RDN, LD
Associate Professor, Case Western Reserve University School of Medicine
Biography
Patricia Kiefer, APRN, MSN
Veterans Health Education Coordinator, Louis Stokes Cleveland VA Medical Center
Biography
Maryanna Klatt, PhD
Director, Center for Integrative Health, The Ohio State University College of Medicine
Biography
Esther Konigsberg, MD, CCFP
Medical Director, McMaster University
Biography
Angela LaSalle
The Ohio State University
Biography
Kelly Lyle
Education Director, University of Cinncinnati
Biography
Niki Munk, PhD, LMT
Chair and Associate Professor, Indiana University, School of Health & Human Sciences
Biography
Beth Steinberg, MS, RN, NEA-BC
Research Program Manager, Ohio State University Center for Integrative Health, College of Medicine, Department of Family and Community Medicine
Biography
Jennifer Stone, MSOM, LAc
Assistant Research Faculty, Indiana University
Biography

Member's Meeting Planning Committee

Paula Gardiner, MD, MPH
Associate Professor, Cambridge Health Alliance
Biography
Maryanna Klatt, PhD
Director, Center for Integrative Health, The Ohio State University College of Medicine
Biography
Seneca Block, MA, MT-BC
Director of Expressive Therapies, University Hospitals Connor Whole Health
Biography
Rosalie Diaz, Psy.D
VA Northeast OH Healthcare System
Biography
Amber Lesko
Director of Marketing and Communications, Academic Consortium for Integrative Medicine & Health
Biography
Darshan Mehta, MD, MPH
Assistant Professor / Director of Education, Osher Center for Integrative Medicine at Brigham & Women's Hospital and Harvard Medical School; Benson-Henry Institute for Mind Body Medicine at Massachusetts General Hospital
Biography
Alex Milward
Academic Consortium for Integrative Medicine & Health
Biography
Alexandra Resto, MA
Marketing Specialist, Academic Consortium for Integrative Medicine & Health
Biography
Samantha Simmons, MPH
CEO, Academic Consortium for Integrative Medicine and Health
Biography

Scientific Review Committee

Eric Roseen, DC PhD
Boston University School of Medicine and Boston Medical Center
Biography
Jeffery A. Dusek, PhD
Professor In Residence & Director of Outcomes Research, University of California- Irvine
Biography



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