Editorial Board

Editorial Board

EDITOR DETAILS

Boaz Itshaky  

Research Interest:

Acupuncture's Mechanisms of Action; Anatomy and Physiology of the Qi Pathways

Executive Editor

Professor
Acupuncture Institute
University of Bridgeport
USA

Yu Zhiling  

Research Interest:

Chinese medicines; cancer; inflammation; fatty liver; melanogenesis; processing of Chinese materiamedica

Executive Editor

Associate professor
School of Chinese Medicine
Hong Kong Baptist University
Hong Kong

Qingwen Zhang  

Research Interest:

Traditional Chinese Medicines

Associate professor
Institute of Chinese Medical Sciences
University of Macau
China

Pollie Price  

Research Interest:

Occupational Therapy

Associate Professor
Division of Occupational Therapy
University of Utah
USA

Steve Jackowicz  

Research Interest:

Research in acupuncture, and herbal medicines; exploring the relevance of the classical techniques to the modern clinical arena. Dr. Jackowicz is currently engaged in research relating the global environmental changes to the potency of Chinese herbal constituents.

Assistant Clinical Professor
Acupuncture Institute
University of Bridgeport
USA

Jennifer Brett  

Research Interest:

Acupuncture; Electro-acupuncture; acute in-patient care to chronic; ambulatory care; research and training.

Director
Acupuncture Institute
University of Bridgeport
USA

Juei-Tang Cheng  

Research Interest:

  • R&D of Natural Products
  • Pathophysiology of Diabetic and Hypertensive Disorders
  • Therapeutics of X-syndrome
  • Scientific View of Chines Traditional Medicine
  • Screen of Bioactivity in Animal Models

Chair
Institute of Medical Research
Chang Jung Christian University
Taiwan

Nishat Fatima  

Research Interest:

Dr. Nishat Fatima Research work is with Herbal Products in clinical evaluation of herbs in diabetes & metabolic syndrome and in cardiovascular risk factors.

Professor
Shadan Women's College of Pharmacy
Jawarharlal Nehru Technological University( JNTUH), Hyderabad
India

Zhitao Liang  

Research Interest:

Pharmacognosy; authentication of Chinese Materia Medica (CMM); quality evaluation of herbal medicines and herbal products

Research Assistant Professor
School of Chinese Medicine
Hong Kong Baptist University
Hong Kong

Jiahong Lu  

Research Interest:

Dr. Jia-Hong Lu research mainly focuses on
  • Regulatory mechanisms and biological functions of autophagy in central nervous system: physiological and pathological roles
  • Molecular targets-based drug development for anti-neurodegenerative diseases agents.

Assistant Professor
Institute of Chinese Medical Sciences
University of Macau
China

Ada Leung  

Research Interest:

Brain imaging; Neuroplasticity; Cognitive training; Neuroscience; Cognitive rehabilitation

Assistant Professor
Faculty of Rehabilitation Medicine, Department of Occupational Therapy
University of Alberta
Canada

Ting Xia  

Research Interest:

  • Therapeutic (physiological, biomechanical, and psychosocial)mechanisms of manual therapy
  • Identify, quantify and optimize dosage for manual therapy
  • Development of standardized clinical trial protocol for manual therapy
  • Human factors and ergonomics, particularly human physical capability modeling
  • Postural control and balance in patients with low back pain
  • Biomechanical behavior of human lumbar spine

Assistant Professor
Palmer Center for Chiropractic Research
Palmer College of Chiropractic
USA

Zhang Shi Ping  

Research Interest:

  • Mechanism of acupuncture in anti-inflammation
  • Clinical study of acupuncture treatment for pain

Associate Professor
School of Chinese Medicine
Hong Kong Baptist University
Hong Kong

Aizhong Li  

Research Interest:

  • Chronic pain related acupuncture treatment:
  • Constitution and disease correlation based on TCM perspective
  • TCM treatment for I Improve the quality of life for hospice patients
  • TCM Diet therapy
  • Pediatric Tui Na
  • Chinese Herbal Therapy

Professor
Acupuncture and Oriental Medicine
The Finger Lakes School of Acupuncture and Oriental Medicine of New York Chiropractic College
USA

Oroma Nwanodi  

Research Interest:

  • Acupuncture applications for women's health.
  • Female pelvic medicine and reconstructive surgery.
  • Female sexual health.
  • Healthcare associated infections.
  • Human papilloma virus vaccination acceptance to patients, families, and health care providers.
  • Potential correlation between Aryu-Veda and biotemperaments.

Locum Tenens
Northeastern Rural Health Clinics
USA

Glenn Sorgenfrey  

Research Interest:

Dr. Glenn Sorgenfrey interests in nutrition; sports medicine; chiropractic and also farm and am interested in plant nutrition and its effects on human health

Associate Professor
Technique Department
Palmer College of Chiropractic
USA

Sungwon Chang  

Research Interest:

Biostatistics; Health data linkage; chronic conditions; Women's health; Outcomes assessment; Patient Reported Outcomes

Research Fellow
Faculty of Health
University of Technology Sydney
Australia

Jim Jinn-Chyuan Sheu  

Research Interest:

Cancer genetics and genomics; epigenetics; chromatin remodeling; signal transduction profiling; new drug discovery & development; complementary & alternative medicine; antibody/vaccine engineering

Professor
Life Science
National Sun Yat-sen University
TAIWAN

Qunce Zhang  

Research Interest:

Traditional Chinese Medicine

Associated Professor
Acupuncture and Oriental Medicine
The Finger Lakes School of Acupuncture and Oriental Medicine of New York Chiropractic College
USA

Edward Mihelcic  

Research Interest:

  • Retention of allied healthcare majors
  • Leadership in healthcare
  • Splinting biceps tendon repairs
  • Upper extremity related injuries

Professor
Department of Occupational Therapy & Health Sciences
Saint Francis University
USA

Qi Chen  

Research Interest:

Vitamin C; pancreatic cancer; ovarian cancer; plant extract; redox biology

Assistant Professor
Department of Pharmacology, Toxicology and Therapeutics
University of Kansas Medical Center
USA

Alfredo Vannacci  

Research Interest:

Phytovigilance; Pharmacology and Toxicology, with particular regard to cancer pharmacology and pharmacology of autacoids

Professor
Department of Neuro Farba
Centre for Integrative Medicine, University of Florence
Italy

Brandy Brown  

Research Interest:

Risk of injuries of healthcare workers in the workplace - cultural; social, and operational significance of risk for injury; occupational justice/injustice; international occupational therapy; prevention; health & wellness

Assistant Professor
Department of Occupational Therapy
West Virginia University
USA

Lucio sotte  

Research Interest:

Acupuncture and traditional chinese medicine

Director
Department of Chinese Herbal Therapy
Scuola Italo Cinese di Agopuntura AMAB - Bologna
Italy

Leung Ping Chung  

Research Interest:

Dr. Leung's research areas including Orthopaedics; Osteoporosis; Microsurgery Health; Traditional Chinese Medicine and General Education.

Professor
Institute of Chinese Medicine
The Chinese University of Hong Kong
Hong Kong

Paolo Roberti di Sarsina  

Research Interest:

  • Molecular Pharmacology and Toxicology of Anticancer Drugs: We analyze novel cytotoxic synthetic and natural compounds with improved tumor specificity and efficacy against otherwise drug-resistant tumors.
  • Prediction of therapy response of tumors and survival of patients to devise novel individualized therapy options with chemo- and radiotherapy.

Charity for Person Centred Medicine-Moral Entity, Bologna, Italy
Observatory and Methods for Health, University of Milano-Bicocca, Milano, Italy
Italy

Jaung-geng lin  

Research Interest:

Dr. Lin research includes evidence-based medicine in acupuncture; acupuncture analgesia and acupuncture safety

Professor
Department of Medicine
Chinese Medicine Research Institute of Chinese Medical University
Taiwan

Nelson Oranye  

Research Interest:

  • Disability and participation
  • Work-related impairment and disability
  • Social capital and Social Network Analysis
  • Systematic review and knowledge translation
  • Vulnerable populations and the impact of HIV/AIDS

Assistant Professor
Department of Occupational Therapy
University of Manitoba
Canada

Alfred G Bracciano  

Research Interest:

Occupational Therapy.

Associate Professor
Department of Occupational Therapy
Creighton University
USA

Johanna Hok  

Research Interest:

Complementary medicine and Herbal Medicine

University lecturer
Department of Neurobiology
Karolinska Institutet
Sweden

Lorie Rowles  

Research Interest:

Pediatrics; Playground accessibility; Nutritional therapy; Distance education and allied health; professionals; Toy lending library; Guided play sessions; Use of interactive games for clients with varying diagnoses; Neurological rehabilitation; Sensory integration

Associate Professor
Department of Occupational Therapy
Saint Francis University
USA

Debra J Farrell  

Research Interest:

Primary substance use disorders; co-occurring substance use disorders; addiction; disability; employment; Acudetox, acupuncture detoxification; auricular acupuncture; life skills; resilience

Associate Professor
Department of Occupational Therapy
Saginaw Valley State University
USA

Rakesh Shukla  

Research Interest:

Subject Ayurveda; Yoga; diet; nutrition

Assistant Professor
Shri Balahanuman Ayurvedic College
Gujarat University, Gujarat
India

Amy M Wix  

Research Interest:

Occupational Therapy

Assistant Professor
Division of Occupational Therapy
West Virginia University
USA

Huang Guan-Jhong  

Research Interest:

Plant Biochemistry; Plant physiology; Enzyme Chemistry; Molecular biology; Cancer Biology

Associate Professor
School of Chinese Pharmaceutical Sciences and Chinese Medicine Resources
China Medical University
Taiwan

Francesca Borrelli  

Research Interest:

Dr. Francesca Borrelli research work is focused on the therapeutic relevance of plant-derived compounds in the field of the gastrointestinal pathologies (IBD, cancer, etc.) And on the signal transduction mechanisms involved in their action. Moreover, toxicological aspects of natural products are also studied

Associated Professor
Department of Pharmacy
University of Naples Federico II
Italy

Kwan Hiu Yee  

Research Interest:

Dr. Kwan Hiu Yee is interested in the study of using alternative and complementary medicine to treat obesity and nonalcoholic fatty liver disease. She applies metabolomics and various molecular techniques in her studies.

Assistant Professor
School of Chinese Medicine
Hong Kong Baptist University
Hong Kong

Shu-Feng Zhou  

Research Interest:

Dr Zhou's major research interests are systems pharmacology, drug metabolism &drug transport, pharmacokinetics/pharmacometrics,pharmacogenomics,nanomedicine and Chinese medicine.

Professor
College of Pharmacy & Morsani College of Medicine
University of South Florida
USA

Shirley A Blanchard  

Research Interest:

  • Occupational therapy service delivery in rural practice
  • Health disparities among African Americans (ethnic minorities)
  • Faith based intervention for prevention cardiovascular risk factors (obesity)
  • Community based participatory research

Associate Professor
Department of Occupational Therapy
Creighton University
USA

Jianping Zhao  

Research Interest:

Dr. Jianping Zhao focused on using metabolomics technology to validate and characterize the properties of botanicals/herbs that are traditionally used in alternative, complementary and integrative healthcare systems

Research Scientist
National Center for Natural Products Research
University of Mississippi
USA

Li Shun-Xiang  

Research Interest:

  • Natural product chemistry (Phytochemistry)
  • Active component of Chinese materia medica and their resource
  • Effective basis of Chinese materia medica and their mechanism
  • Natural products and their effect on human diseases

Professor
School of Pharmacy
Hunan University of Chinese Medicine
China

Shirley PC Ngai  

Research Interest:

Dr. Shirley Ngai research interests include cardiopulmonary physiotherapy; exercise physiology; alternative and complementary medicine.

Assistant Professor
Department of Rehabilitation Sciences
The Hong Kong Polytechnic University
Hong Kong

Ruixin Zhang  

Research Interest:

Dr. Ruixin Zhang research demonstrated that nociceptive inputs activate not only neurons but also astrocytes, which produce cytokines. The cytokines in turn promotes phosphorylation of NMDA receptor NR I subunit in neurons to facilitate pain. EA treatment interrupts the neurons-astrocytes interaction to inhibit pain.

Assistant Professor
Center for Integrative Medicine, School of Medicine
University of Maryland
USA

Robert Banner  

Research Interest:

Integrative medicine; Traditional Allopathic and Complementary/Alternative/Holistic therapies are used in the care of patients including Prolotherapy; Neural Therapy; Applied Kinesiology; Nutritional Medicine; Functional Medicine

Adjunct Professor
Department of Anesthesia and Perioperative
University of Western Ontario
Canada

Mikhail Kogan  

Research Interest:

Neurodegenerative conditions; Geriatrics; Palliative care; Cancer; Complex chronic medical cases and mysteries; Chronic mold toxicity; Mind-body medicine; Healthy aging; Blue Zones; Optimizing performance in elite older athletes

Medical Director
Department of Integrative Medicine
George Washington University
USA

Kelly Landry Alig  

Research Interest:

  • Scholarship of Teaching and Learning
  • Student Development/Issues in Higher Education
  • Faculty Development
  • Stroke, Constraint-Induced Movement Therapy
  • Fieldwork Education
  • Lymphedema

Assistant Professor
Department of Occupational Therapy
LSU Health Sciences Center New Orleans
USA

Mayank Gangwar  

Research Interest:

Pharmacology; Oxidative stress; Inflammation; Wound Healing; Microbiology- Parasitology

Pharmaceutical Scientist
TSRL Research Laboratory
India

Sandra L Rogers  

Research Interest:

Stress; Occupational Therapy; Pediatrics

Professor
Department of Occupational Therapy
Pacific University
USA

Rachel Levine  

Research Interest:

Homeopathic medicines

Chairperson
Department of homeopathic medicine
Boucher Institute of Naturopathic Medicine
Canada

Lena D Edwards  

Research Interest:

  • Internal Medicine
  • Integrative & Functional Medicine
  • Stress Management Expert
  • Integrative Cancer Therapy

President
Balance Health & Wellness Center
George Washington University Integrative Medicine Program
USA