Gov. Tom Ridge, Dr. Henry Lee, Dr. Daniel Kirsch, Dr. Cyril Wecht and Dr. Zhaoming Chen to be among keynote speakers at national conference, Sept. 22–24, 2010 in Orlando

August 16, 2010, Springfield, MO – The American Association of Integrative Medicine, the medical society for the 21st century, along with its sister organizations, has announced an extraordinary lineup of newsmakers and world-renowned experts who will be speaking at its 2010 National Conference. This annual event will be held Sept. 22 to 24 in Orlando, Florida.

The 2010 National Conference will showcase more than 100 speakers who have expertise in various aspects of medicine, forensics, psychotherapy and homeland security. Keynote presenters include Gov. Tom Ridge, former first secretary of the U.S. Department of Homeland Security; Dr. Henry Lee, world-renowned forensic scientist and chief emeritus of the Connecticut State Police; Dr. Daniel Kirsch, neurobiologist and inventor of Alpha-Stim technology; Dr. Cyril Wecht, the county’s leading forensic pathologist and a nationally acclaimed forensic expert; and Dr. Zhaoming Chen, neurologist, acupuncturist and integrative medicine pioneer.

The premiere event for health-care professionals, the American Association of Integrative Medicine’s (AAIM) 2010 conference will be held in conjunction with its sister organizations—the American College of Forensic Examiners Institute (ACFEI), the American Psychotherapy Association (APA) and the American Board for Certification in Homeland Security (ABCHS). The event is open to practitioners of all types of alternative medicine, as well as providers of complementary therapies and traditional medicine.

Hundreds of health-care professionals from all over the world are expected to attend this three-day event, and will learn about such diverse topics as integrative sleep medicine, allopathic versus complementary therapies, art therapy, how to naturally prevent and reverse cardiovascular disease, alternative treatments for ADD/ADHD, holistic healing, healing oils, dietary supplements and psychophysiological disorders.

The event will take place at the Renaissance Orlando Resort at SeaWorld. Discounted rates for groups and association members are available. To register or for more information, visit

About the American Association of Integrative Medicine

Founded in 2000 and headquartered in Springfield, Missouri, the American Association of Integrative Medicine (AAIM) educates and certifies practitioners in the integration of Eastern and Western medicine with the goal of improving clinical outcomes for patients. For consumers, they provide information and education about the benefits of integrative health care, as well as a carefully selected pool of trusted providers. For health-care providers, AAIM promotes its high standards of professional competence to consumers and offers a gathering place for like-minded individuals who are committed to preserving global indigenous therapies and evaluating new approaches. It has thousands of members worldwide who represent more than 22 medical specialties. For more information, visit