A Harvard-trained public health academic, Gerry Bodeker researches and advises on integrative medicine and wellness. He has taught in medical sciences at Oxford University for two decades, is adjunct professor of epidemiology at Columbia University, and works with the private sector, governments and UN, advising on culturally-themed wellness strategies. He has specialised in Asian traditions of medicine and healthy lifestyles, including the study of Chinese Medicine and Ayurveda. Prof Bodeker has published widely, including the following books:
The World Health Organization Global Atlas on Traditional, Complementary and Alternative Medicine, Understanding the Global Spa Industry, and Mental Wellness: Pathways, Evidence and Horizons.