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Journal of Alternative and Complementary Medicine, The

Editor-in-Chief: John Weeks

ISSN: 1075-5535 • Online ISSN: 1557-7708 • Published Monthly

Current Volume: 22

Latest Impact Factor* is 1.395

*2015 Journal Citation Reports® published by Thomson Reuters, 2016

Editorial Board


John Weeks
Seattle, WA

Managing Editor

Susan Jensen
Phone    914-740-2148
Fax        914-740-2101
E-mail:  sjensen@liebertpub.com

Founding Editor

Kim A. Jobst, MA, DM, MRCP, MFHom, DipAc
Functional Shift Consulting Ltd
Hereford, United Kingdom

Statistical Editor

Mikel Aickin, PhD
National College of Natural Medicine, USA
Portland, OR, USA

Executive Editors

Claire M. Cassidy, PhD, DiplAc, LAc
Paradigms Found Consulting, USA
Richard Hammerschlag, PhD
Oregon College of Oriental Medicine, USA
Mitchell W. Krucoff, MD, FACC, FCCP
Duke Clinical Research Institute, USA
George T. Lewith, MA, DM, FRCP, MRCGP
Aldemoore Health Centre, United Kingdom 

Senior Editors

Gerard Bodeker, EdD
GIFTS of Health, University of Oxford, United Kingdom
David S. Shannahoff-Khalsa
University of California, USA

Senior Military Editor

Richard C. Niemtzow, MD, PhD, MPH
United States Air Force Acupuncture and Integrative Medicine Center
Joint Base Andrews, MD, USA

Associate Editors

J. Ladd Bauer, MD
Slow Medicine Foundation, Inc., USA
William Benda, MD
Charles E. Schmidt College of Medicine at Florida Atlantic University

Boca Raton, FL, USA

Raymond Cooper, PhD
St Peters, MO, USA
Alex Hankey, PhD, MSCI
Wayne B. Jonas, MD
Samueli Institute for Information Biology, USA
Fredi Kronenberg, PhD
Stanford University School of Medicine
Stanford, CA, USA 
Lixing Lao, PhD, CMD (China), LAc
The University of Hong Kong
Michael McIntyre, MA, FNIMH, MBAcC
Midsummer Clinic, United Kingdom
Beverly Rubik, PhD
Institute for Frontier Science, USA
Terence J. Ryan, DM, FRCP
International Wound Healing Foundation, United Kingdom  
Cyril W. Smith, PhD
Manchester, United Kingdom 
Merlin L. Willcox, BA, BM, BCh
GIFTS of Health, University of Oxford, United Kingdom 
Jacqueline C. Wootton, MEd
Alternative Medicine Information
Llandudno, N. Wales, United Kingdom 
Suzanna Zick, ND, MPH
University of Michigan, USA 

Editorial Board

Iris R. Bell, MD, PhD
The University of Arizona College of Medicine, USA
Stephen Birch, PhD, LicAc, MBAcC
Foundation for Traditional East Asian Medicine, The Netherlands
Robert Alan Bonakdar, MD
Scripps Center for Integrative Medicine, USA
Heather Boon, BScPhm, PhD
University of Toronto, Canada
Josef A. Brinckmann
Traditional Medicinals, USA
Chunbo Cai, MD, MPH
Kaiser Permanente, USA
Jerrilyn A. Cambron, LMT, DC, MPH, PhD
National University of Health Sciences, USA
Dong-Yuan Cao, PhD
University of Maryland, USA

Claudia Citkovitz, MS, LAc
Lutheran Medical Center, USA

Richard B. Coaten, PhD
South West Yorkshire Partnership NHS Foundation Trust
United Kingdom 

Jonathan Davidson, MB, BS, FRCPsych
Professor Emeritus
Duke University Medical Center, USA

Michael Dixon, OBE, MA, FRCGP
Chair, NHS Alliance and General Practitioner, Devon
United Kingdom 
Vinjar Fønnebø, MD, PhD
University of Tromso, Norway

Stephen Fulder, PhD
CAROB, Israel
Steve Given, DAOM, LAc
Bastyr University, USA

Patrick J. Hanaway, MD
Genova Diagnostics, Asheville, NC, USA

Quinton Johnson, PhD
University of Stellenbosch
Cape Town, South Africa
Lee Kayne, MFHom (Pharm)
Homeopathic Dispensary, United Kingdom 
Konstantin Korotkov, PhD
St. Petersburg Federal Technical University, Russia
Warren K. Laskey, MD
University of New Mexico, USA
Shin Lin, PhD
University of California, USA
Joanne Loewy DA, LCAT, MT-BC
Beth Israel Medical Center
New York, NY, USA

Hugh MacPherson, PhD, MBAcC
Foundation for Traditional Chinese Medicine, United Kingdom

Peter McCarthy, PhD, MCPP
Welsh Institute of Chiropractic, University of Glamorgan
United Kingdom 

Lionel R. Milgrom PhD, MARH, MRHom, FRSC
Programme for Advanced Homeopathic Studies, United Kingdom  
Donald G. Murphy, PhD
University Healing Arts, USA

Margaret A. Naeser, PhD, LicAc
Veteran’s Affairs Boston Healthcare System, USA
Vitaly Napadow, PhD, LicAc
Harvard Medical School, USA

Kylie O’Brien, MPH, PhD
Victoria University, Australia
Terry Dale Oleson, PhD
Emperor’s College of Traditional Oriental Medicine, USA
James L. Oschman, PhD
Nature’s Own Research Association, USA
Jongbae Park, KMD, PhD, LAc
Duke University School of Medicine, USA

Bhushan Patwardhan, PhD
Symbiosis International University, Pune, India
Pierre Rabischong, MD
Professor Emeritus
Faculty of Medicine of Montpellier, France

Glen Rein, PhD
Quantum Biology Research Lab, USA
Cheryl Ritenbaugh, PhD, MPH
The University of Arizona, USA

Simon A. Senzon, MA, DC
John F. Kennedy University
Pleasant Hill, CA, USA
Hari Sharma, MD, FRCPC
The Ohio State University, USA
Venkat Sharma, PhD
State University of New York, Oneonta, USA
Leanna J. Standish, ND, PhD, LAc
Bastyr University, USA
Elizabeth Sutherland, ND
National College of Natural Medicine, USA
Trevor Thompson, MA, MSc, MRCGP, MFHom, PhD
University of Bristol, United Kingdom 
William A. Tiller, PhD
William A. Tiller Foundation for New Science, USA
Dana Ullman, MPH
Homeopathic Educational Services, USA
Aaron K. Vallance, MA (Oxon), MBBS, MRCPsych
Royal Free Hospital, United Kingdom 

Marja Verhoef, PhD
University of Calgary, Canada

Harald Walach, PhD
European University Viadrina
Institute for Transcultural Studies and
Samueli Institute
Frankfurt (Oder), Germany

Peter M. Wayne, PhD
Brigham and Women’s Hospital and Harvard Medical School, USA

Peter J. Whitehouse, MD, PhD
Case Western Reserve University, USA
Claudia M. Witt, MD, MBA
Charité University Medical Center, Germany
Charlie C.L. Xue, BMed, PhD
RMIT University, Australia
Heather L. Zwickey, PhD
Helfgott Research Institute
National College of Natural Medicine, USA

The views, opinions, findings, conclusions and recommendations set forth in any Journal article are solely those of the authors of those articles and do not necessarily reflect the views, policy or position of the Journal, its Publisher, its editorial staff or any affiliated Societies and should not be attributed to any of them.

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