We welcome Professor Kun-Chan Lan from National Cheng Kung University, Taiwan, to join the Editorial Board of Integrative and Complementary Medicine OBM. From 1998 to 2004, Prof. Lan joined ISI's Computer Networks Division as a graduate research assistant. During this period, he maintained and contributed codes to the popular network simulation software ns-2. From 2004 to 2007, Prof. Lan joined the Network and Pervasive Computing Program at NICTA (National ICT Australia) in Sydney as a researcher and lead the effort of building one of the world's first outdoor wireless testbeds for traffic light communication in the context of STaR (Smart Transport and Roads) project (STaR in press). We are grateful to Prof. Lan for his participation and support.
We welcome Professor Umberto Solimene from University of Milan, Italy, to join the Editorial Board of Integrative and Complementary MedicineOBM. Professor Solimene is the director of World Health Organization Coll. Center for Traditional, Complementary and integrative Medicine. He also serves as president of Worldwide Federation of Hydrotherapy and Climatotherapy, Italy. He has extensive experience in integrative and complementary medicine. We are grateful to Prof. Solimene for his participation and support.
We welcome Prof. Robert B. Raffa to join the Editorial Board of Integrative and Complementary MedicineOBM. Prof. Raffa is the Adjunct Professor at the University of Arizona College of Pharmacy and Professor Emeritus at Temple University School of Pharmacy. He has published more than 300 papers in refereed journals, and co-authored or edited several books on pharmacology and thermodynamics. He is a past president of the Mid-Atlantic Pharmacology Society and is the recipient of research and teaching awards. He lectures and consults worldwide on pain pathways and analgesics. We are grateful to Prof. Raffa for his participation and support.
We welcome Professor W. Douglas Evans to join the Editorial Board of Integrative and Complementary MedicineOBM. Prof. Evans is Professor of Prevention and Community Health & Global in the Milken Institute School of Public Health at The George Washington University. He has over 25 years of experience in the design and evaluation of behavior change interventions and has published over 150 peer-reviewed articles, books, and chapters in the fields of health communication and social marketing. Dr. Evans has pioneered the theory and application of branding for social and behavioral change. In his research, he applies branding as a strategy to change social norms. He designs and evaluates interventions using digital technologies. We are grateful to Prof. Evans for his participation and support.
We welcome Dr. Sumiyo Umeda from Hokkaido University of Science, Japan, to join the Editorial Board of Integrative and Complementary MedicineOBM. Dr. Umeda is the Lecturer of Department of Drug Information Analysis, Faculty of Pharmaceutical Sciences, Hokkaido University of Science. She teaches more than 150 hours a year, publishes many papers and book chapters, and helps organize and run professional meetings. We are grateful to Dr. Umeda for her participation and support.
We welcome Professor Ronald W. Pies from SUNY Upstate Medical University, USA, to join the Editorial Board of Integrative and Complementary MedicineOBM. Professor Pies also serves as Clinical Professor of Psychiatry at Tufts U. School of Medicine, USA. He wrote on a variety of cross-disciplinary topics, ranging from mental health to philosophy of mind to spirituality. He has published lots of articles in prestigious journals. Prof. Pies has extensive experience in psychology and ethics related research. We are grateful to Prof. Pies for his participation and support.
We welcome Dr. Albert S. Yeung from Massachusetts General Hospital, USA, to join the Editorial Board of Integrative and Complementary MedicineOBM. Dr, Yeung is the director of Primary Care Research at Depression Clinical and Research Program at Massachusetts General Hospital. He also serves as associate professor of Psychiatry at Harvard Medical School, USA. Dr. Yeung has authored or co-authored more than 120 original articles and book chapters, and a book on self-management of depression. He has extensive experience in treatment of depression. We are grateful to Dr. Yeung for his participation and support.
We welcome Dr. Seán O Nualláin, from Stanford University, USA, to join the Editorial Board of Integrative and Complementary MedicineOBM. Dr. Nualláin is the faculty member of Stanford University, USA with courses “Neuroscience and Experience” and “Biosemiotics”. He is also the CEO of Nous Research, Ireland, which is trading as Foundations of Mind in USA and internationally, the most downloaded and viewed “mind” group with greater than 1 million page views per week in the world, and greater than 1000 unique viewers a day, and greater than 1 hundred thousand downloads every year.He has extensive clinical experience in the chest anesthesiology and reanimation. Dr. Nualláin also has a wide range of interests. We are grateful to Dr. Nualláin for his participation and support.
We welcome Professor Nancy Nies Byl from University of California, USA, to join the Editorial Board of Integrative and Complementary MedicineOBM. Prof. Byl is currently an Emeritus Professor in the Department of Physical Therapy and Rehabilitation Science. She is particularly interested in the outcomes of learning based sensory, cognitive, motor and aerobic exercise programs for patients who are aging and those with dystonia, stroke, head injuries and neurodegenerative impairments. In addition, she has 85 peer reviewed publications and has also received numerous awards. We are grateful to Prof. Byl for her participation and support.
We welcome Dr. Rafat A. Siddiqui from Virginia State University, USA, to join the Editorial Board of Integrative and Complementary MedicineOBM. Dr. Siddiqui is the Associate Professor of Nutrition Science and Food Chemistry Laboratory, Virginia State University. His research interests are in the area of cancer, inflammation, and cardiovascular diseases. His recent work focuses on the health benefits of fish oil, grape pomace, green papaya, pomegranate, Plums, Ginger, and Turmeric extracts. His research emphasis is on the synergistic modulation of chronic diseases by combination of nutrients and drugs.