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Donald I. Abrams, MD, Professor of Clinical Medicine, University of California San Francisco, San Francisco, California

Bharat (Bart) B. Aggarwal, PhD, Ransom Horne, Jr. Distinguished Professor of Cancer Research, Dept. of Experimental Therapeutics, The University of Texas M.D. Anderson Cancer Center, Houston, Texas

Lise Alschuler, ND, Naturopathic Specialists, Chicago, Illinois

Cindy K. Angerhofer, PhD, Executive Director of Botanical Research, Aveda, Minneapolis, Minnesota

Giovanni Appendino, Laurea, PhD, Professor of Pharmaceutical Sciences, University of Eastern Piedmont, Novara, Italy

Wendy L. Applequist, PhD, Associate Curator, William L. Brown Center, Missouri Botanical Garden, St. Louis, Missouri

John Thor Arnason, PhD, Professor of Biology, Dept. of Biology, University of Ottawa, Ontario, Canada

Gary N. Asher, MD, MPH, Assistant Professor of Family Medicine, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, North Carolina

Dennis V.C. Awang, PhD, FCIC, MediPlant Natural Products Consulting Services, Ottawa, Ontario, Canada

Joanne Barnes, PhD, Associate Professor in Herbal Medicines, School of Pharmacy, University of Auckland, Auckland, New Zealand

Bruce Barrett, MD, PhD, Associate Professor of Family Medicine, University of Wisconsin-Madison Medical School, Madison, Wisconsin

Marilyn Barrett, PhD, Pharmacognosy Consulting Service, Mill Valley, California

Prof. Dr. K. Hüsnü Can Baser, Faculty of Pharmacy, Anadolu University, Eskişehir, Turkey

Prof. Dr. Rudolf Bauer, Professor, Dept. of Pharmacognosy, Institute of Pharmaceutical Sciences, University of Graz, Austria

Ezra Bejar, PhD, Founder, Latino Herbal, Spring Valley, California

Stacey J. Bell, DSc, Nutritional Consultant, Belmont, Massachusetts

Bradley C. Bennett, PhD, Associate Professor of Biology, Florida International University, Miami, Florida

Joseph M. Betz, PhD, Director, Analytical Methods & Reference Materials Program, Office of Dietary Supplements, US National Institutes of Health, Bethesda, Maryland

John A. Beutler, PhD, Associate Scientist, Molecular Targets Lab, National Cancer Institute, Frederick, Maryland

Keith I. Block, MD, Medical & Scientific Director, Block Center for Integrative Cancer Treatment, Skokie, Illinois

Robert Alan Bonakdar, MD, Director of Pain Management, Scripps Center for Integrative Medicine, La Jolla, California

Kerry Bone, Director, Research & Development, Integria Healthcare, Warwick, Australia

Nancy L. Booth, PhD, Senior Science Director, Spherix Consulting, a division of ChromaDex, Inc., Rockville, Maryland

Deni Bown, Manager, International Institute of Tropical Agriculture Forest Project, Ibadan, Nigeria

Thomas Brendler, Founder/CEO, PlantaPhile, Collingswood, New Jersey

Josef Brinckmann, Vice President of Sustainability, Traditional Medicinals, Inc., Sebastopol, California

Francis Brinker, ND, Clinical Assistant Professor, Dept. of Medicine, Arizona Center for Integrative Medicine, University of Arizona, Tucson, Arizona

Donald J. Brown, ND, Managing Director, Natural Product Research Consultants, Seattle, Washington

Paula N. Brown, PhD, Director of Applied Research in Biosciences, British Columbia Institute of Technology, Burnaby, British Columbia, Canada

Jane Buckle, PhD, RN, Director, RJ Buckle Associates LLC, London, England and Haslet, New Jersey

Veronika Butterweck, PhD, Associate Professor, School of Life Sciences, Institute for Pharma Technology, University of Applied Sciences Northwestern Switzerland, Muttenz, Switzerland

John H. Cardellina, II, PhD, Distinguished Scientist - Chemistry, Technical Innovation Center, McCormick & Company, Inc., Hunt Valley, Maryland

Thomas J.S. Carlson, MS, MD, Associate Adjunct Professor, Dept. of Integrative Biology; Director, Center for Health, Ecology, Biodiversity, & Ethnobiology; Curator of Ethnobotany, University and Jepson Herbaria, University of California - Berkeley, Berkeley, California

Il-Moo Chang, PhD, Director, Korea-China Collaboration Center for Traditional Oriental Medicine Research; President, Korean Ginseng Research Institute, Daejeon, Korea

Chun-Tao Che, PhD, Norman R. Farnsworth Professor of Pharmacognosy, College of Pharmacy, University of Illinois at Chicago, Chicago, Illinois

Bevin Clare, MS, RH, CNS, Associate Professor & Program Manager - PMC Clinical Herbalism, Maryland University of Integrative Health, Laurel, Maryland

Ray Cooper, PhD, The Hong Kong Polytechnic University, Hong Kong; and PhytoScience, St. Louis, Missouri

Jerry Cott, PhD, Pharmacologist, Silver Spring, Maryland

Paul Alan Cox, PhD, Executive Director, Institute for Ethnomedicine, Jackson, Wyoming

Lyle E. Craker, PhD, Professor, Medicinal Plant Program, University of Massachusetts, Amherst, Massachusetts

Amanda McQuade Crawford, Clinical Psychotherapist & Medical Herbalist, PhytoHumana (Integrative Health Practice), Ojai, California

Edward M. Croom, Jr., PhD, Adjunct Associate Professor of Pharmacognosy, University of Mississippi, Oxford, Mississippi

Muriel Cuendet, PhD, Associate Professor, School of Pharmaceutical Sciences, University of Geneva and University of Lausanne, Geneva, Switzerland

Alan M. Dattner, MD, Founder, HolisticDermatology.com, Manhattan, New York and New Rochelle, New York

Wade Davis, PhD, Explorer-in-Residence, National Geographic Society, Washington, D.C.

Steven Dentali, PhD, Vice President of Botanical Sciences, Global Product Science, Safety, & Compliance, Herbalife International of America, Inc., Torrance, California

Subhuti Dharmananda, PhD, Director, Institute for Traditional Medicine, Portland, Oregon

Hardy Eshbaugh, PhD, Professor Emeritus, Miami University, Oxford, Ohio

Trish Flaster, MS, Executive Director, Botanical Liaisons, LLC, Boulder, Colorado

Paula M. Gardiner, MD, MPH, Assistant Professor, Dept. of Family Medicine, Boston University Medical School, Boston, Massachusetts

Patricia Gerbarg, MD, Kingston, New York

Joe Graedon, MS, Author, Syndicated Columnist, & Radio Host, Durham, North Carolina

Mindy Green, MS, Green Scentsations, Boulder, Colorado

Frank L. Greenway, MD, Medical Director & Professor, Pennington Biomedical Research Center of the Louisiana State University System, Baton Rouge, Louisiana

Mimi Guarneri, MD, FACC, Founder & Director, Guarneri Integrative Health, La Jolla, California

De-An Guo, PhD, Professor, Shanghai Research Center for TCM Modernization, Shanghai Institute of Materia Medica, Shanghai, China

Prof. Ameenah Firdaus Gurib-Fakim, Director, CEPHYR Ltd. (Centre for Phytotherapy & Research), Cyber City, Ebene, Mauritius 

Bill J. Gurley, PhD, Professor of Pharmaceutical Sciences, College of Pharmacy, University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences, Little Rock, Arkansas

Charlotte Gyllenhaal, PhD, Adjunct Assistant Professor of Pharmacognosy, College of Pharmacy, University of Illinois at Chicago; Research Program Manager, Block Center for Integrative Cancer Treatment, Skokie, Illinois

Mary Hardy, MD, Stiles Center for Integrative Oncology, University of California - Los Angeles, Los Angeles, California

Christopher Hobbs, PhD, LAc, AHG, Research Scientist, Herbalist, Author, Davis, California

Freddie Ann Hoffman, MD, CEO & Managing Member, HeteroGeneity, LLC, Washington, D.C.

David Hoffmann, BSc, FNIMH, Medical Herbalist, Author, & Research Associate, Traditional Medicinals, Inc., Sebastopol, California

Tori Hudson, ND, Clinical Professor, National College of Natural Medicine, Portland, Oregon

Maurice M. Iwu, PhD, President, Bioresources Development & Conservation Programme, Wuse District, Abuja, Nigeria

Kenneth Jones, President & Medical Writer, Armana Research, Inc., Halfmoon Bay, British Columbia, Canada

Edward Kennelly, PhD, Associate Professor & Chair, Dept. of Biological Sciences, Lehman College, City University of New York, Bronx, New York

Ikhlas Khan, PhD, Research Professor of Pharmacognosy & Assistant Director, National Center for Natural Products Research, University of Mississippi, Oxford, Mississippi

Steven King, PhD, Vice President, Sustainable Supply & Ethnobotanical Research, Napo Pharmaceuticals, Inc., San Francisco, California

Richard Kingston, PharmD, CSPI, President, Regulatory & Scientific Affairs, Safety Call™ International Poison Center; Professor, Dept. of Experimental & Clinical Pharmacology, College of Pharmacy, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, Minnesota

Uwe Koetter, PhD, Principal & Founder, Dr. Koetter Consulting, Uttwil, Switzerland

David Kroll, PhD, Director of Science Communications & Investigator, Laboratory of Genomics & Microbiology, Nature Research Center, North Carolina Museum of Natural Sciences, Raleigh, North Carolina

Thomas L. Kurt, MD, MPH, Clinical Professor, Dept. of Internal Medicine, University of Texas Southwestern, Dallas, Texas

Danna J. Leaman, PhD, Chair, Medicinal Plants Specialist Group, Species Survival Commission, International Union for the Conservation of Nature, Ottawa, Ontario, Canada

Roberta A. Lee, MD, Pantano Physician Offices, University of Arizona, Tucson, Arizona

Susan Leopold, PhD, Executive Director, United Plant Savers, East Barre, Vermont

Martha M. Libster, PhD, RN, CNS, AHN-BC, Professor of Nursing, Dept. of Nursing, College of Health & Human Services, Governors State University, University Park, Illinois

Tieraona Low Dog, MD, Director of the Fellowship, Arizona Center for Integrative Medicine; Clinical Assistant Professor, Dept. of Medicine, University of Arizona Health Sciences Center, Tucson, Arizona

Douglas "Duffy" MacKay, ND, Vice President, Science & Regulatory Affairs, Council for Responsible Nutrition, Washington, D.C.

Robin J. Marles, PhD, Senior Scientific Advisor, Nutrition Premarket Assessment Division, Bureau of Nutritional Sciences, Health Products & Food Branch, Health Canada, Ottawa, Ontario, Canada

Rachel Mata, PhD, Professor of Pharmacognosy, Universidad Nacional Autónoma de Mexico, Mexico City, Mexico

Will C. McClatchey, PhD, Vice President & Director of Research, Botanical Research Institute of Texas, Fort Worth, Texas

Joe-Ann McCoy, PhD, Director, Medicinal Germplasm Repository, Bent Creek Institute/NCSU, Asheville, North Carolina

Dennis J. McKenna, PhD, Assistant Professor, Center for Spirituality & Healing, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, Minnesota 

Mark Messina, PhD, MS, President, Nutrition Matters, Inc., Eau Claire, Wisconsin

Marc S. Micozzi, MD, PhD, Private Practice in Forensic Medicine, and Policy Institute for Integrative Medicine, Bethesda, Maryland

Simon Y. Mills, Senior Teaching Fellow, Peninsula Medical School, Exeter, England

Daniel E. Moerman, PhD, William E. Stirton Professor Emeritus of Anthropology, University of Michigan - Dearborn, Dearborn, Michigan

William Morris, PhD, DAOM, LAc, President & CEO, AOMA Graduate School of Integrative Medicine, Austin, Texas

Susan Murch, PhD, Associate Professor & Canada Research Chair in Natural Products Chemistry, University of British Columbia, Kelowna, British Columbia, Canada

Nicholas H. Oberlies, PhD, Associate Professor, Dept. of Chemistry & Biochemistry, University of North Carolina at Greensboro, Greensboro, North Carolina

Alexander Panossian, PhD, Head of Research & Development, Swedish Herbal Institute, Vallberga, Sweden

Joseph E. Pizzorno, Jr., ND, President Emeritus, Bastyr University; Editor, Integrative Medicine: A Clinician's Journal, Seattle, Washington

Mark J. Plotkin, PhD, President, Amazon Conservation Team, Arlington, Virginia

G.N. Qazi, PhD, Vice Chancellor, Hamdard University, New Delhi, India

John Rashford, PhD, Professor of Anthropology, College of Charleston, Charleston, South Carolina

Danica Harbaugh Reynaud, PhD, Chief Executive Officer & Chief Science Officer, AuthenTechnologies, Richmond, California

John M. Riddle, PhD, Professor, Dept. of History, North Carolina State University, Raleigh, North Carolina

Aviva Romm, MD, Boston, Massachusetts

Robert Rountree, MD, Practitioner, Boulder Wellcare, Inc., Boulder, Colorado

Ethan B. Russo, MD, Senior Medical Advisor, GW Pharmaceuticals, Wiltshire, United Kingdom

Ric Scalzo, President, CEO, & Founder, Gaia Herbs, Inc., Brevard, North Carolina

Alexander G. Schauss, PhD, FACN, CFS, Senior Research Director & CEO, Natural & Medicinal Products Research, AIBMR Life Sciences, Puyallup, Washington

Paul Schulick, Founder & Formulator, New Chapter, Inc., Brattleboro, Vermont

Navindra Seeram, PhD, Associate Professor of Pharmacognosy, University of Rhode Island College of Pharmacy, Kingston, Rhode Island

Holly Shimizu, Glen Echo, Maryland

Victor Sierpina, MD, Associate Professor of Family Practice Medicine, University of Texas Medical Branch, Galveston, Texas

James E. Simon, PhD, Professor & Director of the Center for New Use Agriculture & Natural Plant Products, Rutgers University, New Brunswick, New Jersey

Ed Smith, Co-Founder, Herb Pharm, Williams, Oregon

Michael Smith, ND, BPharm, Natural Products Consultant, Stratford, Ontario, Canada

S. H. Sohmer, PhD, Fort Worth, Texas

Paul Stamets, DSc, Director of Research, Fungi Laboratories, Fungi Perfecti, LLC, Olympia, Washington

Michael S. Tempesta, PhD, Managing Partner & Founder, Phenolics, LLC, El Granada, California

Barbara N. Timmermann, PhD, Chairperson-Professor of Medicinal Chemistry, University of Kansas, Lawrence, Kansas

Arthur O. Tucker, PhD, Research Professor of Agriculture & Natural Resources, Delaware State University, Dover, Delaware

Nancy Turner, PhD, Distinguished Professor & Ethnobotanist, Environmental Studies Program, University of Victoria, British Columbia, Canada

Jay Udani, MD, CEO & Medical Director, Medicus Research LLC; Medical Director, Northridge Hospital Integrative Medicine Program, Northridge, California

Roy Upton, Executive Director, American Herbal Pharmacopoeia, Scotts Valley, California

Alvaro Viljoen, PhD, National Research Chair in Phytomedicine, Dept. of Pharmaceutical Sciences, Tshwane University of Technology, Pretoria, South Africa

Daniel T. Wagner, RPh, MBA, PharmD, Owner, Nutri-Farmacy, Wildwood, Pennsylvania

John Weeks, Publisher-Editor, The Integrator Blog, Seattle, Washington

Andrew T. Weil, MD, Author; Director, Arizona Center for Integrative Medicine; Associate Director, Division of Social Perspectives in Medicine, College of Medicine, University of Arizona, Tucson, Arizona

Elizabeth Williamson, PhD, Professor of Pharmacy & Director of Pharmacy Practice, University of Reading, Reading, United Kingdom

David Winston, RH (AHG), Director, Herbal Therapeutics Research Library, Herbalist & Alchemist, Inc., Washington, New Jersey

Hans Wohlmuth, PhD, Research & Development Manager, Integria Healthcare, Ballina, Australia

Jacqueline C. Wootton, MEd, North Yorkshire, United Kingdom

Peiying Yang, PhD, Assistant Professor, Dept. of General Oncology, Section of Integrative Medicine, University of Texas, M.D. Anderson Cancer Center, Houston, Texas

Eric L. Yarnell, ND, Assistant Professor, Bastyr University, Kenmore, Washington