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2021 Research Committee Chairs

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Paul Amieux PhD

Research Administrative Director
Bastyr University Research Institute

Paul spent a few decades in the Basic Sciences at the University of Washington studying the molecular and cellular basis of complex physiological systems and processes. He then went onto teach Molecular and Cellular Biology full time at Western Washington University. Paul took on the role of Administrative Director of the Bastyr University Research Institute in 2015, where he oversees a diverse array of student, faculty and scientist research projects in Complementary and Integrative Health and Medicine.

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Kieran Cooley BSc, ND

Research Director
The Canadian College of Naturopathic Medicine (CCNM)

Kieran’s experience in CCNM’s department of research and clinical epidemiology includes conducting whole-practice clinical trials on naturopathic care. Currently, he is investigating cannabis and integrative approaches for chronic pain, interprofessional collaboration and education, and naturopathic approaches to both irritable bowel syndrome and diabetes. He is Chair-Elect of the Canadian Interdisciplinary Network of Complementary and Alternative Medicine Researchers (INCAM) and Visiting Research Fellow at the Australian Research Centre for Complementary and Integrative Medicine, University of Technology, Sydney.

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Baljit Khamba, ND

Assistant Professor and Chair of Clinical Sciences
Bastyr University

Dr. Khamba completed her honors Bachelor of Science degree at York University, Toronto, Canada, specializing in Psychology, as well as her Master in Public Health. She received her naturopathic doctoral degree from the Canadian College of Naturopathic Medicine (CCNM), also in Toronto, Canada. Dr. Khamba was also involved with research projects at the University of Alberta on natural health product safety.  Dr. Khamba is a licensed naturopathic doctor in California and is a member of the American Osteopathic Association of Prolotherapy Regenerative Medicine.

2021 Research Committee

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Monica Aucoin, ND

Clinical Faculty & Researcher
Canadian College of Naturopathic Medicine (CCNM)

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Serena Bezdjian, PhD

Associate Research Director
Southern California University of Health Sciences (SCU)

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Erika Cappelluti, MD, PhD, MA, FCCP, ABOIM

Fellowship Director
Academy of Integrative Health & Medicine (AIHM)

Elisabeth Osgood-Campbell, MA, EdM, RSME

 

Elisabeth Osgood-Campbell

MA, EdM, RSME

Expressive Art Therapist and Movement Educator at Tamalpa Institute

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Dr. Arvin Jenab, ND

Medical Director of Naturopathic Medicine & ND Residency Director, University of California, Irvine; Susan Samueli Center for Integrative Medicine

Matthew Leach, DipAppSc, BN, PhD

 

Matthew Leach, DipAppSc, BN, PhD

Associate Professor and Deputy Director of Education at Southern Cross University

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Anu Kizhakkeveettil, BAMS, MAOM, LAc, CMT, PhD

Program Director Ayurvedic Medicine, Professor, Southern California University Of Health Sciences (SCUHS)

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Bill Meeker, DC, MPH

Past President, Palmer College of Chiropractic West, Board Chair, Academy of Integrative Health & Medicine (AIHM)

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Darshan Mehta, MD MPH

Assistant Professor of Medicine, Harvard Medical School, Medical Director, Benson-Henry Institute for Mind Body Medicine at Massachusetts General Hospital, Interim Director, Office for Well-Being, Center for Faculty Development at Massachusetts General Hospital, Education Director, Osher Center for Integrative Medicine, Brigham and Women’s Hospital

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Traci Pantuso, ND, MS

Adjunct Clinical Faculty, Research Investigator

Bastyr University

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Tabatha Parker, ND

Executive Director

Academy of Integrative Health & Medicine (AIHM)

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Katherine A. Pohlman, DC, MS, PhD

Director of Research

CARL Fellow (Chiropractic Academy for Research Leadership)

Parker University

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Guillermo Ruiz, NMD

Board Member, Ric Scalzo Institute for Botanical Research

Southwest College of Naturopathic Medicine

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Erin Sweet, ND, MPH

Assistant Clinical Scientist, Adjunct Clinical Faculty

Bastyr University

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Lisa J. Taylor-Swanson, PhD, MAcOM, LAc

Assistant Professor, College of Nursing

University of Utah

 

 

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S. Prasad Vinjamury, MD (Ayurveda), DACM, MPH

Professor and Director of Capstone Projects

Southern California University Of Health Sciences (SCUHS)

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Jim Whedon, DC

Health Services Research Director

Southern California University Of Health Sciences (SCU)