The Executive Committee is the governing body of the ETCMA. There are currently 9 members serving on the EC.
Guest Professor Chengdu University of TCM (CDUTCM)
EC Member WFAS
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
Doctor of Acupuncture & Oriental Medicine (PCOM – San Diego, CA)
Diplomate in Oriental Medicine: Acupuncture & Chinese Herbology (NCCAOM)
Professional Development Educator (NCCAOM)
Licensed Acupuncturist: California & Colorado
Full Member: Hellenic Society of Chinese Medicine (Athens, Greece)
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.
Treasurer of Dutch Association of TCM - Zhong, the Netherlands
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)
Head of Research
Traditional Chinese Medicine Specialist and Licence Acupucturist
Traditional Chinese Medicine Specialist and Licence Acupucturist.
CertifIed Trainer in the area of Traditional Chinese Medicine
I am not sure how many of you may be aware, but the U.S. Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) announced it is considering adding coverage of acupuncture for chronic low back pain. From now until February 14, it is accepting public comments and that includes information on research and both formal position statements from professional societies and professional society guidelines regarding acupuncture for chronic low back pain. They also look for expert opinions as part of their research process.