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The Voice - Jan. 2013 - American College for Advancement in Medicine

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Well, we have now all come to the realization that the Mayans were wrong and we are now into 2013. What a delight it is to be entering into a new season with the American College for Advancement in Medicine, or ACAM. My name is Michael Boutot and in late December I was tapped to become the new Executive Director for this fine organization. I am excited about the opportunity to serve you and to lead ACAM on a new quest for integrative medicine both here in the United States and abroad. Read more...
This month is International Integrative Medicine Day! IIM Day inspires worldwide dialog, education, collaboration, research initiatives and programming about medicine that is patient-centered, holistic, economically and environmentally sustainable, and conscious of integrating different global medical systems. Read more...
It is with deep sadness that we inform you of the passing of one of ACAM's founding fathers, James Frackelton, MD, FACAM. Dr. Frackelton served as ACAM President from 1985-1987. He was a major player in the fight for EDTA chelation therapy, examining the therapy and its critics as well as publishing articles and studies such as the landmark study about free radical control as the primary mechanism for chelation therapy that he published with Elmer Cranton, MD in 1984. Read more...
Heart patients who are treated with conventional medications plus chelation therapy faired better than those who were treated with medication alone. Cardiologist and lead author Gervasio Lamas, MD, of Mount Sinai Medical Center in Miami Beach, Florida presented his findings this past week at the annual meeting of the American Heart Association meeting in Los Angeles. Read more...
In celebration of ACAM's 40th Birthday we interviewed ACAM Past President from 1989-1991, current Avisor to the Board, and good friend of ACAM, Michael Schachter, MD. Read more...
Are you looking for a career change? View numerous Integrative Medicine career opportunities all over the country. View ACAM's classified ads
Every month ACAM welcomes new integrative practitioners to the organization. We're happy to introduce our newest members to you!

New U.S. Members:

Sarah Ouano, ND Edmonds, WA
Charles Hinshaw, MD Wichita, KS
Samm Pryce, NMD Ann Arbor, MI
Luke Sheu, MD Hemet, CA
Gary Dreger, MD, LAc Oregon City, OR
Nita Desai, MD Boulder, CO



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