Executive Committee

The Executive Committee is the governing body of the ETCMA. There are currently 9 members serving on the EC.

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    Gerd Ohmstede


    Guest Professor Chengdu University of TCM (CDUTCM)

    Congress President of TCM Kongress Rothenburg

    EC Member WFAS

    Licensed Acupuncturist

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    Johanna Biemans

    Vice President

    Chair of Dutch Acupuncture Knowledge Centre.
    Chair of Science Committee NVA(Dutch Association of Acupuncture)
    Clinical Epidemiologist Qi-R, Consultancy & Research in Chinese Medicine
    Licensed Physiotherapist and Acupuncturist

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    Caoimhe Mc Glinchey

    Hon. Secretary

    TCM Practitioner in Dublin, Ireland

    Acupuncture, Herbal Medicine, TuiNa with special interest in Paediatrics and Womens Health

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    Maria Jeskanen

    Advocacy Committee

    President of Finnish Acupuncture Association - FinnAcu

    Practitioner of Tradicional Chinese Medicine in Helsinki Area, Finland

    Acupuncture, Qigong

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    Giulia Boschi

    Advocacy Committee

    Adjunct professor at UNINT (University of International Studies) Rome (Chinese Medical Terminology and Chinese Culture)

    Honorary president of OTTO (Italian professional Tuina, Qigong and Oriental Techniques association) and member of SIdA (Italian Association of Acupuncture).

    Sinologist, Physiotherapist, WFAS licensed acupuncturist, TCM teacher and practitioner, Malitang Qigong instructor.

  • Klaas

    Klaas Kromhout


    Treasurer of Dutch Association of TCM - Zhong, the Netherlands 

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    Jasmine Uddin

    Education Committee

    President Emeritus British Acupuncture Council (BAcC)

    Member of the Advisory Group for Education and Practice Standards (BAcC)

    Vice-Chair of the British Acupuncture Accreditation Board (BAAB)

    Editor of the European Journal of Oriental Medicine (EJOM)


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    Gil Barzilay

    Head of Research

    Licensed Chinese Medicine Therapist.

    Member of the Israeli Association of TCM.

    Teaches Research in Broshim College & abroad.

    Extensive experience in basic and involvement in clinical research as part of PhD studies & work in pharmaceutical companies.

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    Ricardo Teixeira

    Communications Committee

    Traditional Chinese Medicine Specialist and Licence Acupucturist.

    International Representative and member of Advisory Board for the Instituto Van Nghi of Portugal. 

    Certifed Trainer in the area of Traditional Chinese Medicine

Latest News

Thursday, May 25th, 2017 15:00-18:00 – 3rd TCM goes political!

A must for all ETCMA board members representing their associations, including:

• TCM-political successes in European countries we can learn from. Portugal (Ricardo Teixeira), Switzerland (Catherine Asfour, Claudia Suleck, Danilo Sofranac)
• Announcement of UNESCO World Acupuncture Day, 2018, Paris, Dr. Denis Colin (FR)
• Role of Research in TCM Politics (Mel Hopper Koppelman, Gil Barzilay, Johanna Biemans)

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