2021 RESEARCH COMMITTEE CHAIRS

Paul Amieux PhD

Research Administrative Director
Bastyr University Research Institute

Paul spent a few decades in the Basic Sciences at the University of Washington studying the molecular and cellular basis of complex physiological systems and processes. He then went onto teach Molecular and Cellular Biology full time at Western Washington University. Paul took on the role of Administrative Director of the Bastyr University Research Institute in 2015, where he oversees a diverse array of student, faculty and scientist research projects in Complementary and Integrative Health and Medicine.

Kieran Cooley BSc, ND

Associate Research Director
Southern California University of Health Sciences (SCUHS)

Paul spent a few decades in the Basic Sciences at the University of Washington studying the molecular and cellular basis of complex physiological systems and processes. He then went onto teach Molecular and Cellular Biology full time at Western Washington University. Paul took on the role of Administrative Director of the Bastyr University Research Institute in 2015, where he oversees a diverse array of student, faculty and scientist research projects in Complementary and Integrative Health and Medicine.

2021 RESEARCH COMMITTEE

Monica Aucoin, ND

Clinical Faculty & Researcher
Canadian College of Naturopathic Medicine (CCNM)

Serena Bezdjian, PhD

Associate Research Director
Southern California University of Health Sciences (SCUHS)

Erika Cappelluti, MD, PhD, MA, FCCP, ABOIM

Fellowship Director
Academy of Integrative Health & Medicine (AIHM)

Elisabeth Osgood-Campbell, MA, EdM, RSME

Expressive Art Therapist and Movement Educator at Tamalpa Institute

Dr. Arvin Jenab, ND

Medical Director of Naturopathic Medicine & ND Residency Director, University of California, Irvine; Susan Samueli Center for Integrative Medicine

Matthew Leach, DipAppSc, BN, PhD

Associate Professor and Deputy Director of Education at Southern Cross University

Anupama Kizhakkeveettil, BAMS, MAOM, LAc., CMT, PhD

Program Director Ayurvedic Medicine, Professor
Southern California University Of Health Sciences (SCUHS)

Bill Meeker, DC, MPH

President, Palmer College of Chiropractic West
Incoming Chair, Academy of Integrative Health & Medicine (AIHM)

Darshan Mehta, MD, MPH

Assistant Professor of Medicine, Harvard Medical School; Medical Director, Benson-Henry Institute for Mind-Body Medicine; Education Director, Osher Center for Integrative Medicine, Brigham and Women’s Hospital

Traci Pantuso, ND, MS

Adjunct Clinical Faculty, Research Investigator
Bastyr University

Tabatha Parker, ND

Executive Director
Academy of Integrative Health & Medicine (AIHM)

Katherine A. Pohlman, DC, MS, PhD

Director of Research
CARL Fellow (Chiropractic Academy for Research Leadership)
Parker University

Guillermo Ruiz, NMD

Board Member, Ric Scalzo Institute for Botanical Research
Southwest College of Naturopathic Medicine

Erin Sweet, ND, MPH

Assistant Clinical Scientist, Adjunct Clinical Faculty
Bastyr University

Lisa J. Taylor-Swanson, PhD, MAcOM, LAc

Assistant Professor, College of Nursing, University of Utah

S. Prasad Vinjamury, MD (Ayurveda), DACM, MPH

Professor and Director of Capstone Projects Southern California University Of Health Sciences (SCUHS)

James Whedon DC, MS

Director of Health Services Research Southern California University of Health Sciences (SCUHS)

2020 RESEARCH COMMITTEE

Serena Bezdjian, PhD

Associate Research Director
Southern California University of Health Sciences (SCUHS)

Erika Cappelluti, MD, PhD, MA, FCCP, ABOIM

Fellowship Director
Academy of Integrative Health & Medicine (AIHM)

Heather Carrie, MAS

Director of Global Engagement
Academy of Integrative Health & Medicine (AIHM)

S. Prasad Vinjamury, MD (Ayurveda), DACM, MPH

Professor and Director of Capstone Projects Southern California University Of Health Sciences (SCUHS)

James Whedon DC, MS

Director of Health Services Research Southern California University of Health Sciences (SCUHS)

Richard Hammerschlag, PhD

Co-Director of Research & Innovation Consciousness and Healing Initiative

Mary Hardy, MD

Fellowship
Faculty Academy of Integrative Health & Medicine (AIHM)
Founder, Wellness

Dr. Arvin Jenab, ND

Medical Director of Naturopathic Medicine
Director of Naturopathic Residency Program
Susan Samueli Integrative Health Institute
University of California Irvine (UCI)

Louis A. Kazal, Jr., MD, FAAFP

Associate Professor and Director of Integrative Medicine
Department of Community and Family Medicine
Geisel School of Medicine

Anupama Kizhakkeveettil, BAMS, MAOM, LAc., CMT, PhD

Program Director Ayurvedic Medicine, Professor
Southern California University Of Health Sciences (SCUHS)

Bill Meeker, DC, MPH

President, Palmer College of Chiropractic West
Incoming Chair, Academy of Integrative Health & Medicine (AIHM)

John S Finnell ND, MPH, LAc

Program Manager
Whole Health South Texas Veterans Health Care System

Traci Pantuso, ND, MS

Adjunct Clinical Faculty, Research Investigator
Bastyr University

Tabatha Parker, ND

Executive Director
Academy of Integrative Health & Medicine (AIHM)

Katherine A. Pohlman, DC, MS, PhD

Director of Research
CARL Fellow (Chiropractic Academy for Research Leadership)
Parker University

Guillermo Ruiz, NMD

Board Member, Ric Scalzo Institute for Botanical Research
Southwest College of Naturopathic Medicine

Erin Sweet, ND, MPH

Assistant Clinical Scientist, Adjunct Clinical Faculty
Bastyr University

Heather Tick, MD, MA

Gunn-Loke Endowed Professor of Integrative Pain Medicine
University of Washington

Kieran Cooley BSc, ND

Director, Research
The Canadian College of Naturopathic Medicine
Visiting Research Fellow
ARCCIM, Faculty of Health, UTS
Adjunct Fellow
National Centre for Naturopathic Medicine at Southern Cross University
Adjunct Faculty
Pacific College of Health and Science Chair
Canadian Interdisciplinary Network of Complementary and Alternative Medicine Research (INCAM)

Darshan Mehta, MD MPH

Assistant Professor of Medicine
Harvard Medical School
Medical Director
Benson-Henry Institute for Mind Body Medicine at Massachusetts General Hospital
Interim Director
Office for Well-Being, Center for Faculty Development at Massachusetts General Hospital
Education Director
Osher Center for Integrative Medicine, Brigham and Women’s Hospital