Elizabeth “Liza” Goldblatt, PhD, MPA/HA

National & Global Projects Director

Elizabeth (Liza) Goldblatt, PhD, MPA/HA, is the Director of National and Global Projects with the Academy of Integrative Health and Medicine (AIHM). Dr. Goldblatt represents AIHM/ACIH Council at the National Academy of Medicine Division of Health and Medicine (formerly the IOM) Global Forum on Innovations for Health Professional Education.

She is currently the facilitator representing AIHM/ACIH Council on the development of a global/national course that will support the advancement of interprofessional, collaborative, team-based, patient-centered care that includes both the conventional medicine and the complementary and integrative health disciplines. And, she is working with Tabatha Parker, AIHM ED and AIHM Board members to initiate the upcoming Global Leadership Council.

She was a founding board member of the Academic Collaborative for Integrative Health (ACIH) in 2004. She was on the leadership team of the National Center for Integrative Primary Health (NCIPH) leadership Team, housed at the University of Arizona that developed a collaborative on-line course in Integrative Health for Primary Health Professionals. She was on the initial curriculum development team of the Duke Leadership Program in Integrative Health. In addition, she developed the doctoral and master’s degrees at the Oregon College of Oriental Medicine in Portland, OR, where she was president for 15 years, has chaired several acupuncture/Oriental medicine accreditation site visits, co-founded two Doctorates of Acupuncture and Oriental Medicine (DAOM) programs, and was a member of the American College of TCM (ACTCM) doctoral faculty. She has also created numerous certificate programs in integrative health. In addition, she has published extensively. Goldblatt is a leading educator in integrative health and medicine.

Dr. Goldblatt has a Masters in Public Administration/Health Administration (MPA/HA) from Portland State University, Portland, OR, and earned her PhD from UCLA, Los Angles, California, USA.