Gerard Bodeker

Prof Gerry BodekerEdD, MA, MSc, BSc

International Advisor, NICM Health Research Institute
Advisory Board Member, NICM Health Research Institute

Professor Gerard Bodeker is a researcher and advisor of policy on traditional and complementary medicine and wellness. He joins NICM Health Research Institute as the International Advisor and also serves as a member of the NICM HRI Advisory Board. An Australian, whose doctoral studies were at Harvard, Professor Bodeker has held research and teaching appointments in Medical Sciences at Oxford University for two decades and holds a full professorship in Epidemiology at Columbia University, New York.

Professor Bodeker has written extensively on traditional medicine, is editor-in-chief of the World Health Organization Global Atlas on Traditional and Complementary Medicine and serves on the editorial boards of several journals. He has been chair of the Commonwealth Working Group on Traditional and Complementary Medicine and worked with a number of United Nations agencies, currently serving as senior advisor to a UN University project on Asian traditions of nutrition.