February 21-23, 2019 | New York Hilton Midtown, NY

John Weeks

John Weeks

Editor-in-Chief - The Integrator Blog/JACM

Biography

John Weeks has worked in integrative health and medicine since 1983 as an organizer, chronicler, speaker and executive. He is editor-in-chief of JACM – Paradigm, Practice and Policy Advancing Integrative Health (The Journal of Alternative and Complementary Medicine). His Integrator Blog and columns are leading sources on the policy and organizational activity in the field. He has consulted with NIH, WHO, PAHO Washington State Office of the Insurance Commissioner and numerous delivery, academic, insurance, professional, and other organizations. Weeks helped create the Integrative Health Policy Consortium, on the board of which he serves, and the Academic Collaborative for Integrative Health, which he served for 8.5 years as executive director. His roots in integrative health are in the naturopathic medical field where he worked in the leadership of its re-vitalization and modernization, 1983-1993. He attended Stanford University for three years, studying history. Four academic institutions have granted him honorary doctorates. His partner in his work is integrative physician Jeana Kimball, ND, MPH, with whom he has two grown children, He is particularly proud of having been able to live and work 6 of the last 15 years with his family out of home offices in Costa Rica, Nicaragua, and Puerto Rico. He loves to paddle board and, when waves are available, to surf on it. www.johnweeks-integrator.com

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