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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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FEBRUARY 6-7: INTERNATIONAL LYME & ASSOCIATED DISEASES SOCIETY (ILADS) CONFERENCE in Banff, Alberta, Canada. CONTACT: http://www.ilads.org

FEBRUARY 13-15: ONCOLOGY ASSOCIATION OF NATUROPATHIC PHYSICIANS 4TH ANNUAL CONFERENCE in Phoenix, Arizona. CONTACT: http://www.oncanp.org/2015conference.html

FEBRUARY 19: THE NEUROENDOCRINE IMMUNOLOGY OF SMALL INTESTINAL BACTERIAL OVERGROWTH in Tampa, Florida. CONTACT:  (800) 736-4381; info@apexseminars.com

FEBRUARY 19-21: AMERICAN ACADEMY OF OZONOTHERAPY ANNUAL MEETING & WORKSHOPS in Dallas, Texas. CONTACT: http://www.aaot.us/meetings-training/

FEBRUARY 19-21: INTEGRATIVE HEALTHCARE SYMPOSIUM in New York, New York. CEs for MDs, RNs, DCs, NDs, L.Ac. CONTACT: http://www.ihsymposium.com/annual-conference/

FEBRUARY 21: THE BRAIN-NUTRITIONAL PERSPECTIVES & CONSIDERATIONS with Court Vreeland, DC, in Houston, Texas. CONTACT: Biotics Research, 800-231-5777; https://dl.dropboxusercontent.com/u/49027318/Vreeland-2-21-15-TX.pdf

FEBRUARY 21: ORGANIC ACIDS TESTING: AN INVALUABLE TOOL FOR DISCOVERING THE UNDERLYING CAUSES OF CHRONIC ILLNESS WORKSHOP in San Diego, California. Presented by The Great Plains Laboratory, Inc. CONTACT: http://www.GPL4U.com/workshops

FEBRUARY 21-22: NATIONAL UNIVERSITY OF HEALTH SCIENCES presents ADVANCED TOPICS IN EVIDENCE BASED CLINICAL NUTRITION in Lombard, Illinois. CEs for DCs & NDs. CONTACT: http://events.r20.constantcontact.com/register/event?oeidk=a07e9slcocld10aed22&llr=e9rlipdab

FEBRUARY 21-22: BASTYR UNIVERSITY presents IMMUNOLOGICAL & AUTOIMMUNE DISORDERS WITH REFERENCE TO AYURVEDA with Vasant Lad in Kenmore, Washington (near Seattle). CONTACT: 425-602-3152; http://www.bastyr.edu/civicrm/event/info?id=1388&reset=1

FEBRUARY 21-22: NATIONAL COLLEGE OF NATURAL MEDICINE presents 3rd ANNUAL WOMEN’S HEALTH SYMPOSIUM in Portland, Oregon. CONTACT: http://womeninbalance.org/woocommerce/3rd-annual-womens-health-symposium/

FEBRUARY 25-28: PREVENTIVE MEDICINE 2015 – Annual Meeting of the American College of Preventive Medicine in Atlanta, Georgia. CONTACT: http://www.preventivemedicine2015.org/

FEBRUARY 25-28: A4M SPRING BHRT SYMPOSIUM in Los Angeles, California. CONTACT: http://www.a4m.com/anti-aging-conference-2015-02-la-bhrt.html

FEBRUARY 27-28: SOUTHEAST REGIONAL INTEGRATIVE MEDICAL CONFERENCE in High Point, North Carolina. Up to 9 CMEs. CONTACT: http://www.NCIMS.com

FEBRUARY 28: BASTYR UNIVERSITY presents CHINESE NUTRITION FOR MENTAL HEALTH in Kenmore, Washington (near Seattle). CONTACT: 425-602-3152; http://www.bastyr.edu/civicrm/event/info?id=1375&reset=1

FEBRUARY 28-MARCH 1: MASTERING FUNCTIONAL BLOOD CHEMISTRY in Dallas, Texas. CONTACT:  (800) 736-4381info@apexseminars.com

MARCH 5-7: INTERNATIONAL ACADEMY OF ORAL MEDICINE & TOXICOLOGY (IAOMT) SPRING MEETING in Rio Grande, Puerto Rico. CONTACT: http://iaomt.org/conference/conference_agend/

MARCH 6-8: FUNCTIONAL MEDICINE ADVANCED PRACTICE MODULES – IMMUNE in Rancho Mirage, California. CONTACT: http://functionalmedicine.org/immune

MARCH 7: A HOLISTIC APPROACH TO OVERCOMING THYROID DISORDERS with David Brownstein, MD, in Charlotte, North Carolina. Also, MARCH 21 in Bethesda, Maryland. CONTACT: Biotics Research, 800-231-5777; https://dl.dropboxusercontent.com/u/49027318/Brownstein%203-7-15-NC.pdf

MARCH 13-14: RIORDAN CLINIC INTRAVENOUS C ACADEMY in San Juan, Puerto, Rico. CONTACT: http://www.ivcacademy.com

MARCH 16-17: UTAH INTEGRATIVE HEALTH CONFERENCE: The Evidence, The Experience, The Application in Salt Lake City, Utah. CONTACT: http://www.health.utah.edu/health-promotion/integrative-health-conference.php

MARCH 20-22: INTEGRATIVE EDUCATION TO HELP HUMANITY PREVENT, HEAL, AND REVERSE DEADLY EFFECTS OF DISEASE IN San Diego, California. CONTACT: http://www.theintegratedhealthconference.com

MARCH 20-22: EURO MEMBRANE MEDICINE CONFERENCE near Munich, Germany. Epigenetics, biohacking biofilm, stabilizing the brain and microbiome. 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/

MARCH 21: THE ROLE OF NUTRITION AND NUTRACEUTICAL SUPPLEMENTS IN INTEGRATIVE CARDIOVASCULAR MEDICINE in Boston, Massachusetts. CONTACT: Biotics Research, 800-231-5777; https://dl.dropboxusercontent.com/u/49027318/Houston%203-21-15-MA.pdf

MARCH 22: BASTYR UNIVERSITY presents ARE THE DRUGS MAKING YOUR PATIENTS SICK? A LOOK AT THE TRIAD OF HYPERTENSION, DYSLIPIDEMIA & TYPE II DIABETES in Kenmore, Washington (near Seattle). CONTACT: 425-602-3152; http://www.bastyr.edu/civicrm/event/info?id=1381&reset=1

MARCH 23-27: APPLYING FUNCTIONAL MEDICINE IN CLINICAL PRACTICE in Tucson, Arizona. CONTACT: 800-228-0622; http://functionalmedicine.org/AFMCP

MARCH 26-29: PSYCHOTHERAPY NETWORKER SYMPOSIUM in Washington, D.C. CONTACT: http://www.psychotherapynetworker.org/symposium/2014/
 
MARCH 28-29: 19TH ORTHOMOLECULAR HEALTH-MEDICINE in San Francisco, California. CONTACT: 415-323-9838; http://www.OHMSociety.org

MARCH 28-29: NATIONAL COLLEGE OF NATURAL MEDICINE presents FOOD AS MEDICINE SYMPOSIUM-NOURISHING PRESCRIPTIONS in Portland, Oregon. CONTACT: http://foodasmedicineinstitute.com/food-as-medicine-symposium-nourishing-prescriptions-2/

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 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: 416-733-2117http://www.csom.ca/omt-2015-registration/ 

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: 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 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 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

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

AUGUST 3-5: 3RD INTERNATIONAL CONFERENCE & EXHIBITION ON TRADITIONAL AND ALTERNATIVE MEDICINE in Birmingham, United Kingdom. CONTACT: http://traditionalmedicine.conferenceseries.com/
 
AUGUST 5-8: AMERICAN ASSOCIATION OF NATUROPATHIC PHYSICIANS (AANP) 30TH ANNIVERSARY CONFERENCE in Oakland, California. CONTACT: http://www.naturopathic.org/aanp2015

AUGUST 21-23: INTEGRATIVE ADDICTION 2015 in Myrtle Beach, South Carolina. CONTACT: 954-540-1896; Sharon@integrativeaddiction2015:com; http://integrativeaddiction2015.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 17-20: 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 9-11: 17th INTERNATIONAL CONFERENCE ON AYURVEDA & AUTOIMMUNE DISORDERS in San Jose, California. CONTACT: http://aapna.org/conferences/17th-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/for-health-care-professionals__continuing-medical-education-cme

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 14-16: 12TH INTERNATIONAL CONFERENCE OF THE SOCIETY FOR INTEGRATIVE ONCOLOGY in Boston, Massachusetts. CONTACT: http://www.integrativeonc.org/index.php/sio-international-conferences

 

 

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