The 2018 Cleveland International Forum on
Traditional Chinese Medicine and Materia Medica
NCCAOM PDA Course Credits (Up to 14.5 Points)
|08/17/2018 (Registration/Committee Meeting/Opening Ceremony)
08/18/2018 (All Day)
|Cleveland State University Student Center – Third Floor,
2121 Euclid Avenue, Cleveland, Ohio 44115
Tel: 1-216-687-5471 or 1-216-687-3991
The Cleveland Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM) and Materia Medica (MM) Forum is an international academic conference co-hosted by Cleveland State University, World Federation of Chinese Medicine Societies, Nanjing University of Chinese Medicine, Jiangsu Provincial Hospital of Chinese Medicine, International TCM Health and Prosperity Alliance Society, China Medicinal Material Association, and Canada Institute of Holistic Medicine. It is also an annual meeting of the World Federation of Chinese Medicine Societies Quality Specialty Commission of Materia Medica. This meeting will be held on the campus of Cleveland State University in Cleveland, Ohio on August 17-18, with many renowned TCM and MM professionals from China, Canada and USA. At this conference, attendees will be able to attend many advanced presentations and discussions not only on challenging medical topics such as pain, opioid addiction, cancer, obesity, depression, and disease prevention, etc., but also on the quality standards and assurance of materia medica production and manufacturing in China and the development of international standards for safe use of materia medica, by world-renowned professionals. .
This conference intends to provide a forum for professionals to exchange scientific ideas of clinical practice and academic research, and opportunities of making new friends and building collaboration. After the conference, tours of the local world-renowned hospitals, Cleveland Museum of Art, and Niagara Falls will be organized. Do not miss this great opportunity and register with us early.
The conference venue also provides the opportunity to convene the World Federation of Chinese Medicine Societies Quality Specialty Commission of Materia Medica Council meeting. There will be a conference report including the outstanding papers and posters.
I. Conference Themes
• Clinical research and practice of TCM for treating critical diseases such as pain, opioid addiction, cancer, obesity,
and depression, etc.
• Chinese medicine practices for disease prevention.
• Quality standards and assurance for processed herbal medicine and development of international standards.
• Innovation of TCM new drugs.
World Federation of Chinese Medicine Societies Specialty Commission on Quality of Materia Medica
Cleveland State University Confucius Institute
Nanjing University of Chinese Medicine
Jiangsu Provincial Hospital of Chinese Medicine
International TCM Health and Prosperity Alliance Society
China Medicinal Material Association Specialty Committee on Materia Medica and Processed Herbs
Canada Institute of Holistic Medicine
City of Cleveland
Tianyi Health Industry Group, Vancouver, Canada
Haichang Chinese Medicine Group Corporation, Nanjing, China
Nanjing University of Chinese Medicine Research Institute of Health Industry
Wangjing Hospital of China Academy of Chinese Medical Sciences
The Cleveland Clinic
University Hospitals of Cleveland
Louis Stokes Cleveland VA Medical Center
The MetroHealth Medical Center
United States Pharmacopeial Convention
National Cancer Institute, National Institutes of Health
National Center for Complementary and Integrative Health, National Institutes of Health