Sponsorship of Dr. Rogers Prize lectures at complementary and integrative medicine conferences began in 2010. For sponsorship inquiries, general information or to request brochures, please email the Dr. Rogers Prize Coordinator.

Dr. Rogers Prize Lectures 2016

Ontario Homeopathic Association Canadian Homeopathic Conference
February 5-7, 2016 – Toronto, ON
Lecture by Dr. Arup Bhattacharya

Registered Massage Therapists’ Association of B.C. Manual Therapy Conference
April 16-18, 2016 – New Westminster, BC
Lecture by Dr. Eyal Lederman

Orthomolecular Medicine Today 45th Annual Conference
April 29-May 1, 2016 – Vancouver, BC
Lecture by Dr. Felicia Jacka

International Massage Therapy Research Conference
May 12-15, 2016 – Seattle, WA
Lecture by Dr. Wayne Jonas

Integrative Health Institute Inaugural Conference
May 13, 2016 – Edmonton, AB
Lecture by Dr. Aviad Haramati

International Congress on Integrative Medicine & Health (ICIMH) 2016
May 17-20, 2016 – Las Vegas, NV
Lectures by Dr. Gustav Dobos and Dr. David Relman

Natural Health Products Research Society of Canada Annual Conference
May 17-20, 2016 – Charlottetown, PEI

McGill University Symposium on Complementary Health
June 3, 2016 – Montreal, QB

Ontario Association of Naturopathic Doctors (OAND) Annual Convention & Trade Show
November 4-6, 2016 – Toronto, ON
Lecture by Dr. Mark Fontes

Society for Integrative Oncology (SIO) 12th International Conference
November 5-7, 2016 – Miami, FL
Dr. Heather Boon, 2015 Dr. Rogers Prize Winner

2016 INCAM Research Symposium
November 18-19, 2016 – Toronto, ON
Dr. Heather Boon, 2015 Dr. Rogers Prize Winner

Past Dr. Rogers Prize Lectures
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2015 Dr. Rogers Prize Lectures
Massage Therapy Association of Saskatchewan (MTAS) Research Symposium
March 28, 2015 – Saskatoon, SK

Ontario Association of Naturopathic Doctors (OAND) Spring Conference
April 11, 2015 – Toronto, ON
Dr. Denis Marier – “Mind‐Body Medicine: Clinical Pearls from Home and Abroad”

Orthomolecular Medicine Today 44th Annual Conference
April 24‐26, 2015 – Toronto, ON
Dr. Neil Riordan – “Secretions of Mesenchymal Stem Cells: The Next Generation in Orthomolecular Medicine”

Conference Board of Canada Health Summit West 2015
May 11‐12, 2015 ‐ Edmonton, AB
Dr. Linda Carlson – “Mindfulness for Patient Care and Organizational Change”
Dr. Dugald Seely – “Change Through Collaboration II—The Case for Integrative Care”

10th Annual International Congress of Complementary Medicine Research (ICCMR 2015)
May 13‐15, 2015 ‐ Jeju Island, Korea
Dr. Heather Boon – “Regulating CAM: Be Careful What You Wish For”
Denis Noble – “What is Life? How is the answer relevant to traditional medicine?”

Institute for Functional Medicine Annual International Conference
May 28‐30, 2015 – Austin, TX

Canadian Association of Naturopathic Doctors (CAND) HealthFusion Conference 2015
June 26‐28, 2015 – Calgary, AB

Consortium for Globalization of Chinese Medicine (CGCM) Conference
August 17‐20, 2015 – London, ON
Keynote Lecture by Dr. Barry Halliwell

BC Naturopathic Association Advancing Naturopathic Medicine Conference
October 16‐18, 2015 – Vancouver, BC
Peter Conway, DipPhyt, FNIMH, FCPP – “Botanical Medicine Microbiome: New Prospects for an Ancient Relationship”
Deidre MacDonald, ND – “The Intestinal Microbiome: Research Update & Clinical Implications”

CENTILE Conference
Washington, DC – October 18‐21, 2015
Dr. Mary Jo Kreitzer – “Cultivating Self‐Care, Wellbeing and Resilience in Our Lives and Organizations”

Society for Integrative Oncology 2015 Conference
November 15‐16, 2015 – Boston, MA
Lectures by Dr. Herbert Benson & Dr. Sunita Vohra (2013 Dr. Rogers Prize Winner)

2014 Dr. Rogers Prize Lectures
Massage Therapy Association of BC (MTABC) Pain Management Conference
March 28-29, 2014 – Richmond, BC
Linda Turner, RN, PhD – “Mindfulness Meditation for Pain”

American Academy of Medical Acupuncture (AAMA) 26th Annual Symposium
April 10-13, 2014 – Denver, CO
Steven KH Aung, MD, OMD, PhD – “Acupuncture and Compassionate Medicine in the 21st Century”

Orthomolecular Medicine Today 43rd Annual Conference
April 25-27 – Vancouver, BC
Balz Frei “Facts, Artifacts, and Myths about Vitamin C”

International Research Congress on Integrative Medicine and Health (IRCIMH) 2014
May 13-16, 2014 – Miami, FL
Dr. Catherine Bushnell - "Mind-body Medicine and the Brain’s Role in the Perception and Management of Pain"
Dr. Steven Cole - "Social and Psychological Influences on Gene Expression"

Natural Health Products Research Society 11th Annual Conference
May 13-16, 2014 - Kelowna, BC

The Conference Board of Canada Western Health Summit 2014
May 21-22, 2014 – Edmonton, AB
Dr. Sunita Vohra (2013 Dr. Rogers Prize Winner) - “Caring for the Caregivers Caring for Patients, and Alternative Approaches to Health Care”

The Conference Board of Canada Health Summit 2014: Aging, Chronic Disease, & Wellness
October 23-24 – Toronto, ON
Dr. Badri Rickhi (2009 Dr. Rogers Prize Winner)

IN-CAM Research Symposium 2014
November 6-8, 2014 - Calgary, AB
Dr. Sunita Vohra (2013 Dr. Rogers Prize Winner)

Empowered Health Television Series – "Profiles in Health"
Personal stories which highlight an integrative approach to wellness

2013 Dr. Rogers Prize Lectures
Society for Integrative Oncology (SIO) 10th International Conference
October, 2013 - Vancouver, BC
Dr. Kerry S. Courneya - "Physical Activity and Cancer Prevention/Survivorship"

International Congress for Clinicians in Complementary & Integrative Medicine (ICC-CIM)
October, 2013 - Chicago, IL
Dr. Joseph Pizzorno – “Integrative Algorithms of Care Utilizing Artificial Intelligence Decision Support Tools”

Canadian Association of Naturopathic Physicians (CAND) HealthFusion 2013
June, 2013 – Ottawa, ON
Dr. Brian Goldman “Healthcare 2.0”

International Research Congress (ICCMR) 2013
April 11-13, 2013 - London, UK
Jose Carlos Tavares Carvalho

International Massage Therapy Research Conference 2013
April 25-27, 2013 - Boston, MA
Janet Kahn, PhD - “Massage in 21st Century Healthcare: Let’s Seize the Moment!”

Orthomolecular Medicine Today 42nd Annual International Conference
April 26-28, 2013 - Toronto, ON
John Hoffer - “The Abram Hoffer Collection at the University of Saskatchewan”

Natural Health Products Research Society Conference
May 12-15, 2013 - Windsor, ON
Dr. Garth Nicholson - “Mitochondrial Dysfunction and Chronic Disease: Treatment with Natural Supplements” - pending funding letter

2012 Dr. Rogers Prize Lectures
7th IN-CAM Research Symposium
November 2012 – Toronto, ON
Dr. Marja Verhoef (Dr. Rogers Prize Winner 2011)

British Columbia Naturopathic Association ANM10
Vancouver - September 2012
Keynote Speaker – Dr. Mimi Guarneri

International Research Congress on Integrative Medicine & Health
Portland, OR - May 2012
Irving Kirsch, PhD - "Placebo Therapy as an Ethical Alternative"
Michael Lauer, MD, FACC - "Comparative Effectiveness Research: Implications for Practice and Policy"

Natural Health Products Research Society Conference
Kelowna, BC - May 2012
Session on "Complementary Therapy and Diet"
Dr. Gerald Krystal - "The influence of diet on Cancer and other chronic diseases"
Dr. Dan Burke - "Salvestrols and CYP1B1 - a Natural Team Combating Cancer Naturally"
Kalsariya Bharat - "Antimicrobial activity of polyherbal formulations"
Kiran Assai - "Curcumin reduces neoplasms in colitis-associated cancer via effects on ILK, β-catenin, cyclin D, NF-kappa B and PKB activation"

Orthomolecular Medicine Today Annual International Conference
Vancouver, BC - April 2012
Dr. Marja Verhoef (Dr. Rogers Prize Winner 2011) "Beyond Randomized Control Trials"

Third International Fascia Research Congress
Vancouver – March 2012
Dr. Carla Stecco "Fascial Anatomy Overview"

2011 Dr. Rogers Prize Lectures
Society for Integrative Oncology Conference
New York, NY – November 2011
Keynote: Dr. Francis F. Collins "Faith, Spirituality and Science in Oncology"

Natural Health Products Research Society Conference
Montreal, QC - May 2011
Session on Traditional Western Herbalism "Opportunities and Challenges in Collaborative

2010 Dr. Rogers Prize Lectures
Society for Integrative Oncology Conference
New York, NY – November 2010
Dr. Volker Diehl "Integrative Medicine: The bridge between patient and doctor"

6th IN-CAM Research Symposium
Vancouver, BC -  November 2010
Dr. Fabrizio Bendetti "The placebo effect: How words and rituals change the patient’s brain"

Fifth International Congress on Complementary Medicine Research Conference
Tromso, Norway – May 2010
Dr. Mary Jo Kreitzer "Spirituality and chronic illness: implications for CAM and conventional medicine"

Orthomolecular Medicine Today Annual International Conference
Toronto, ON - April 2010
Dr. Badri Rickhi (Dr. Rogers Prize Winner 2009) "Orthomolecular therapy for childhood asthma"