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Townsend Letter, the Examiner of Alternative Medicine publishes a print magazine about alternative medicine. It is written by researchers, health practitioners and patients. As a forum for the entire alternative medicine community, we present scientific information — pro and con — on a wide variety of alternative medicine topics.

For your convenience, we maintain the following list of alternative medicine conferences. If you would like to have your conference considered for inclusion in this calendar, please e-mail us. If you notice any broken links, please e-mail our Webmistress. Thank you!

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APRIL 9-12: NATIONAL AYURVEDIC MEDICAL ASSOCIATION 15th ANNUAL CONFERENCE in Newport Beach, California. CONTACT: http://www.ayurvedanama.org/page/NAMA15Anniversary/

APRIL 10 – 12: SOUTHWEST CONFERENCE ON BOTANICAL MEDICINE in Tempe, Arizona. Psychiatric medication alternatives, insomnia, cannabinoids, PTSD. CE credits. CONTACT: (541) 482-3016; http://www.botanicalmedicine.org

APRIL 11: ORGANIC ACIDS WORKSHOP: An Invaluable Tool for Discovering the Underlying Causes of Chronic Illness with Kurt Woeller, DO in Chicago, Illinois. Also, MAY 2 in Washington D.C. CONTACT: http://www.greatplainslaboratory.com/home/eng/OATworkshop.asp

APRIL 11: BASTYR UNIVERSITY presents NW HOMEOPATH'S CURED CASE CONFERENCE – MANY PATHS, ONE SIMILLIMUM in Kenmore, Washington. CONTACT: 425-602-3152; http://bastyr.edu/continuing-education

APRIL 17-19: CHELATION THERAPY CONFERENCE in St. Pete Beach, Florida. CONTACT: 800-430-9328; http://www.chelation2015.com

APRIL 18-19: CALIFORNIA NATUROPATHIC DOCTORS ASSOCIATION SPRING MEETING- ENDOCRINOLOGY in Marina del Ray, California. CONTACT: http://www.calnd.org/

APRIL 20-JULY 26: COMPREHENSIVE TRAINING COURSE ON ACUPUNCTURE FOR PHYSICIANS (Phase 1 & 2) HOME STUDY & HANDS-ON PRACTICAL CLINICAL in San Francisco, California. AMA PRA Category 1 credits. CONTACT: 415-731-1330 or 888-882-1330 (toll free); http://www.acupuncturecourse.org

APRIL 23-26: AMERICAN ACADEMY OF ENVIRONMENTAL MEDICINE INSTRUCTIONAL COURSES in Dallas, Texas. CMEs. CONTACT: http://www.aaemonline.org/courses.html

APRIL 23-26: 18TH CLINICAL APPLICATIONS FOR AGE MANAGEMENT MEDICINE in Orlando, Florida. CONTACT: http://www.agemed.org; conference@agemed.org

APRIL 23-26: AMERICAN ACADEMY OF MEDICAL ACUPUNCTURE 27TH ANNUAL SYMPOSIUM in St. Louis, Missouri. CMEs. CONTACT: http://www.medicalacupuncture.org/ForPhysicians/Symposium.aspx

APRIL 24-26: 44th ANNUAL INTERNATIONAL ORTHOMOLECULAR MEDICINE TODAY CONFERENCE in Toronto, Ontario. Thirteen internationally-known physicians and researchers present on advances in orthomolecular psychiatry, oncology, cardiology, and general medicine. CONTACT: 416-733-2117; http://www.csom.ca/omt-2015-registration/ 

APRIL 25-26: PARTNERS IN NUTRITION @ University of Western States in Portland, Oregon. CEUs for NDs, DCs, Nutrition Therapists. CONTACT: http://bioticsnw.com/content/partners-nutrition

APRIL 25-MAY 2:  PHYSICIANS' ASSOCIATION FOR ANTHROPOSOPHIC MEDICINE  INTERNATIONAL POST GRADUATE MEDICAL TRAINING in Fair Oaks, California. CONTACT: http://www.paam.net/training/event-detail/article/2015-ipmt-notice-52.html

APRIL 26: ADVANCED APPLIED KINESIOLOGY-For Dysbiosis, Lyme, Foods, Metals in San Francisco, California. Treating the chronic patient. CONTACT: 970-201-1457; http://www.MichaelLebowitzDC.com/html/SF2015

APRIL 27-MAY 1: MINDFUL PRACTICE ADVANCED WORKSHOP : ENHANCING QUALITY OF CARE, QUALITY OF CARING, AND RESILIENCE in Batavia, New York. For healthcare practitioners. Also, OCTOBER 14-17. CONTACT: http://www.urmc.rochester.edu/family-medicine/mindful-practice/presentations-workshops.aspx

APRIL 30-MAY 2: 13TH ANNUAL INTERNATIONAL IPT/IPTLD INTEGRATIVE ONCOLOGY in Reno, Nevada. CONTACT: 954-540-1896; http://bestanswerforcancer.org; Sharon@bestanswerforcancer.org

APRIL 30-MAY 3: NATIONAL ASSOCIATION FOR NUTRITION PROFESSIONALS 10TH ANNUAL CONFERENCE & EXPO in St. Paul, Minnesota. CEUs for NDs and nutritionists. CONTACT: http://www.nanp.org/conference/

MAY 1-3: HORMONE REPLACEMENT THERAPY SEMINAR (Session 1) with Dr. Neal Rouzier in Las Vegas, Nevada. Also, JULY 31- AUGUST 2 in Charlotte, North Carolina. CONTACT: http://www.ducerecorp.com/Seminars.aspx

MAY 1-3: 59TH ANNUAL NORTHWEST NATUROPATHIC PHYSICIANS CONVENTION – Wisdom of our Elders in SeaTac, Washington. CONTACT: http://www.nwnpc.com/

MAY 1-3: 14TH INTERNATIONAL CONFERENCE ON CONSCIOUSNESS IN AYURVEDA & YOGA in Edison, New Jersey. CONTACT: http://aapna.org/conferences/may-1-3-2015-edison-nj-usa

MAY 2: ORGANIC ACIDS WORKSHOP: An Invaluable Tool for Discovering the Underlying Causes of Chronic Illness with Kurt Woeller, DO in Washington D.C. CONTACT: http://www.greatplainslaboratory.com/home/eng/OATworkshop.asp

MAY 2-6: MINDFUL PRACTICE ADVANCED WORKSHOP : ENHANCING QUALITY OF CARE, QUALITY OF CARING, AND RESILIENCE in Batavia, New York. For healthcare practitioners. Also, OCTOBER 14-17. CONTACT: http://www.urmc.rochester.edu/family-medicine/mindful-practice/presentations-workshops.aspx

MAY 4-6: 12TH ANNUAL NUTRITION & HEALTH CONFERENCE @ Arizona Center for Integrative Medicine in Phoenix, Arizona. CONTACT: http://nutritionandhealthconf.org/

MAY 6-9: 23rd ANNUAL WORLD CONGRESS ON ANTI-AGING MEDICINE in Hollywood, Florida. CONTACT: 888-997-0112;  http://www.a4m.com/anti-aging-conference-2015-hollywood.html

MAY 8-10: ICMART XVII WORLD CONGRESS ON MEDICAL ACUPUNCTURE in Bali, Indonesia. CONTACT: http://icmart.org/events/upcoming-icmart-congress/upcoming-icmart-congress.html

MAY 8-10: 10th ANNUAL JOINT AMERICAN HOMEOPATHIC CONFERENCE in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. CONTACT: http://www.homeopathycenter.org/2015-joint-american-homeopathic-conference/

MAY 10-14: GERSON THERAPY PRACTITIONER TRAINING-MODULE 1 (of 2) in San Diego, California. In-depth training in Dr. Max Gerson's dietary healing principles. CONTACT: 800-838-2256; aonken@gerson.org; http://gerson.org/gerpress/practitioner-training/

MAY 15-17: 2015 CHARLES MRAZ APITHERAPY COURSE AND CONFERENCE (CMACC) @ Sheraton LaGuardia East Hotel in New York. Apitherapy, an ancient healing modality, refers to the therapeutic use of products from the beehive including honey, pollen, royal jelly, propolis, and bee venom therapy. CONTACT: aasoffice@apitherapy.org

MAY 16: PATH FOUNDATION presents THE SECRET WEAPON & THE WAR ON DRUGS: BRAIN RESEARCH in New York City, New York. CONTACT: 646-367-7411; http://www.pathfoundationny.org

MAY 28-30: INSTITUTE FOR FUNCTIONAL MEDICINE 2015 ANNUAL INTERNATIONAL CONFERENCE in Austin, Texas. CONTACT: https://www.functionalmedicine.org/conference.aspx?id=2858&cid=0&section=t433

MAY 29-JUNE 1: MEDICINES FROM THE EARTH HERB SYMPOSIUM in Black Mountain, North Carolina. CE credits available. CONTACT: 541-482-3016; http://www.botanicalmedicine.org

MAY 30-31: ARIZONA NATUROPATHIC MEDICAL ASSOCIATION 2015 SPRING CONTINUING MEDICAL EDUCATION CONFERENCE in Scottsdale, Arizona. CONTACT: http://www.aznma.org/2015/02/aznma-spring-2015-conference/

MAY 31- SEPTEMBER 12: COMPREHENSIVE TRAINING COURSE ON HERBAL MEDICINE FOR PHYSICIANS (Stage A & B) PREPARATORY PROGRAM & PRACTICAL SESSIONS in San Francisco, California. AMA PRA Category 1 credits. CONTACT: 415-731-1330 or 888-882-1330 (toll free); http://www.acupuncturecourse.org

JUNE 5-7: NEURAL PROLOTHERAPY WORKSHOP in Seattle, Washington. CONTACT: Jeff Harris, ND, 206-517-4748; http://www.jeffharrisnd.com

JUNE 5-7: HOMEOPATHY RESEARCH INSTITUTE 2015 CONFERENCE – Cutting Edge Research in Homeopathy in Rome, Italy. CONTACT: http://www.HRIRome2015.org
 
JUNE 6-7: OPTIMIZATION OF BIO-IDENTICAL HORMONE REPLACEMENT THERAPY in Toronto, Canada. CMEs available. CONTACT: 647-884-0663; http://www.trubalancehealthcare.com/pg/2/June-6--7-BHRT-Educ.aspx

JUNE 6-7: SIBO SYMPOSIUM 2015 @ National College of Natural Medicine in Portland, Oregon. Small intestine bacterial overgrowth. CONTACT: http://sibosymposium.com/

JUNE 11-14: FOOD AS MEDICINE—CENTER FOR MIND/BODY MEDICINE in Minneapolis, Minnesota. Also, SEPTEMBER 18-22 in Stockbridge, Massachusetts. CONTACT: http://cmbm.org/professional-trainings/food-as-medicine/

JUNE 11 -14: MEMBRANE MEDICINE INTERNATIONAL SYMPOSIUM in Las Vegas, Nevada. Addressing epigenetics,  the microbiome and the brain with lipid therapy. Intensive Clinical PK Biomedical Course. CONTACT: NeuroLipid Research Foundation, 856-825-8338; fax 856-825-2143; http://www.neurolipid.org/our-focus/membrane-medicine-biomedical-conference-series/

JUNE 12-14: 12TH INTERNATIONAL HERB SYMPOSIUM in Norton, Massachusetts. CONTACT: http://www.internationalherbsymposium.com/index.php?route=common/home

JUNE 25-26: SopMED (Society of Oxidative and Photonic Medicine) INAUGURAL TRAINING AND CONFERENCE in Salt Lake City, Utah. Ozone/UBI training and business workshops. Limited enrollment. CONTACT: 517-242-5813; http://www.sopmed.org;  info@sopmed.org

JUNE 25-28: HEALTH FUSION- CANADIAN ASSOCIATION OF NATUROPATHIC DOCTORS NATIONAL CONFERENCE in Calvary, Alberta, Canada. CONTACT: https://www.cand.ca/Conference_Health_Fusion.healthfusion.0.html

JULY 4-5: WORLD CONGRESS ON NATURAL MEDICINE in Havana, Cuba. Sponsored by The Sacred Medical Order. CONTACT: http://www.smoch.org/world_congress_havana.php ; panamint@sisterisles.kn

JULY 4-5: 5TH INTERNATIONAL NUTRITIONAL & ENVIRONMENTAL CONFERENCE in Cochin, India. CONTACT: http://www.inma.co.in/

JULY 17-19: 21ST ANNUAL INTERNATIONAL INTEGRATIVE MEDICINE CONFERENCE in Melbourne, Australia. CONTACT: https://www.aima.net.au/21st-annual-international-integrative-medicine-conference/

AUGUST 5-8: AMERICAN ASSOCIATION OF NATUROPATHIC PHYSICIANS (AANP) 30TH ANNIVERSARY CONFERENCE in Oakland, California. CONTACT: http://www.naturopathic.org/aanp2015

AUGUST 19-22: 24TH ANNUAL IAACN SCIENTIFIC SYMPOSIUM – PREVENTIVE BIOCHEMICAL INTERVENTIONS & NOVEL THERAPEUTIC OVERTURES FOR THOSE WITH CANCER in Minneapolis, Minnesota. CONTACT: http://www.iaacn.org/symposium/

AUGUST 21-23: INTEGRATIVE ADDICTION 2015 in Myrtle Beach, South Carolina. CONTACT: 954-540-1896; Sharon@integrativeaddiction2015.com; http://integrativeaddiction2015.com

AUGUST 27-30: NORTHWEST HERB SYMPOSIUM – Botanicals at the Beach @ Camp Casey Conference Center, Whidbey Island, Washington. CONTACT: 425-868-0464 or 800-468-0464; info@treefarmtapes.com

SEPTEMBER 11-13: CURING THE INCURABLES in St. Louis, Missouri. Fibromyalgia and chronic fatigue. CONTACT: http://iamconf.com

SEPTEMBER 14-15: 15th INTERNATIONAL CONFERENCE ON AYURVEDIC MEDICINE in Paris, France. CONTACT: http://aapna.org/conferences/15th-conference-september-2015-paris-france

SEPTEMBER 17-19: BIO-IDENTICAL HORMONE REPLACEMENT THERAPY SYMPOSIUM in New Orleans, Louisiana. Also, NOVEMBER 19-21 in Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada.  CONTACT: 561-893-8626; http://www.A4M.com

SEPTEMBER 17-20: AMERICAN ACADEMY OF PAIN MANAGEMENT 26TH ANNUAL CLINICAL MEETING in Washington, D.C. CONTACT: http://www.aapainmanage.org/annual-clinical-meeting/

SEPTEMBER 17-20: 6th ANNUAL INTEGRATIVE MEDICINE FOR MENTAL HEALTH CONFERENCE in San Diego, California. CONTACT: http://integrativemedicineformentalhealthconference.com/

SEPTEMBER 18-29: 16TH INTERNATIONAL CONFERENCE ON AYURVEDA & PSYCHIATRY in Vevay, Switzerland. CONTACT: http://aapna.org/conferences/16th-conference-september-18-19-2015-switzerland

SEPTEMBER 25-27: 3RD ANNUAL LIFESTYLE MEDICINE SUMMIT in Phoenix, Arizona. CONTACT: https://www.metagenics.com/events/2015_lifestyle_medicine_summit

SEPTEMBER 25-27: WORLD FEDERATION OF ACUPUNCTURE-MOXIBUSTION SOCIETIES INTERNATIONAL CONFERENCE in Toronto, Ontario, Canada. CONTACT: http://wfastoronto2015.com/

OCTOBER 1-4: 13TH ANNUAL RESTORATIVE MEDICINE CONFERENCE in Blaine, Washington. CONTACT: http://restorativemedicine.org/conference/2015/

OCTOBER 2-4: HORMONE REPLACEMENT THERAPY SEMINAR (Session 2) with Dr. Neal Rouzier in Chicago, Illinois. CONTACT: http://www.ducerecorp.com/Seminars.aspx

OCTOBER 9-11: 15th INTERNATIONAL CONFERENCE ON AYURVEDA & AUTOIMMUNE DISORDERS in San Jose, California. CONTACT: http://aapna.org/conferences/15th-conference-october-9-11-2015-san-jose-ca-usa/

OCTOBER 24-29: 16TH ANNUAL SCIENCE AND CLINICAL APPLICATION OF INTEGRATIVE HOLISTIC MEDICINE in San Diego, California. CONTACT: http://www.scripps.org/events/people-planet-purpose-global-practitioners-united-in-health-healing-october-25-2015

OCTOBER 27 - NOVEMBER 2: 42nd BIOLOGICAL MEDICINE TOUR TO GERMANY & BADEN-BADEN MEDICINE WEEK - "Clinical Applications in Biological Medicine." Includes "Medicine Week" Congress, exclusive OIRF English language lectures, and instrumentation, clinic and pharmacy presentations. CONTACT: Occidental Institute at 800-663-8342 or 250-490-3318; fax 250-490-3348; support@oirf.com; www.oirf.com

OCTOBER 28-NOVEMBER 1: ICIM CONFERENCE – ENERGY & MEDICINE: PARADOX & CONTROVERSY in Chicago, Illinois. CONTACT:  http://www.IntegrativeMedicineConference.com

NOVEMBER 7-8: ARIZONA NATUROPATHIC MEDICAL ASSOCIATION 2015 FALL CONTINUING MEDICAL EDUCATION CONFERENCE in Scottsdale, Arizona. CONTACT: http://www.aznma.org

NOVEMBER 11-14: 56TH AMERICAN COLLEGE OF NUTRITION ANNUAL CONFERENCE in Orlando, Florida. CONTACT: http://www.naturalhealthresearch.org/annual-conference/

NOVEMBER 12-14: SOCIETY FOR ACUPUNCTURE RESEARCH 2015 CONFERENCE in Boston, Massachusetts. CONTACT: http://www.acupunctureresearch.org/events

NOVEMBER 12-15: AMERICAN FUNCTIONAL MEDICINE ASSOCIATION ANNUAL CONFERENCE in Atlanta, Georgia. CONTACT: 1-855-500-2362; http://www.afmassociation.com/calendar/

NOVEMBER 13-15: IGNITE CONFERENCE 2015 – The Business of Better Medicine in San Diego, California. CONTACT: http://eeignite.com/coming-soon-the-business-of-better-medicine

NOVEMBER 14-16: 12TH INTERNATIONAL CONFERENCE OF THE SOCIETY FOR INTEGRATIVE ONCOLOGY in Boston, Massachusetts. CONTACT: http://www.integrativeonc.org/annual-international-conference

DECEMBER 10-13: 23RD ANNUAL WORLD CONGRESS ON ANTI-AGING MEDICINE in Las Vegas, Nevada. CONTACT: 561-893-8626; http://www.A4M.com

 

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