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Dr Elizabeth Thompson, Dr Duncan Still, Alastair Gray, Megan Odell

NCIM Teaching Team

Dr. Elizabeth Thompson - NCIM CEO, Holistic Doctor and Academic Director

A University of Oxford graduate, Elizabeth worked as a Palliative Care Consultant and trained in a range of integrative approaches, including Medical Homeopathy. She set up the National Centre for Integrative Medicine, focusing on clinical and education services, including a Master's Level 7 Diploma in Integrative Healthcare. She is passionate about the transformation of healthcare, using conventional, lifestyle and holistic approaches to support health and wellbeing. She specialises in Integrative Cancer Care, including the use of Mistletoe Therapy.

Dr Duncan Still - NCIM Education Development Lead, Holistic Doctor

Duncan is NCIM's Education Development Lead, a GP and Holistic Doctor with an interest in Lifestyle Medicine (recognising the importance of Nutrition, Physical activity, Stress-Management and Sleep). His interest in health and wellbeing goes beyond the purely conventional, with a particular interest in the role of Mind-Body interactions, Nature-based interventions, Breathwork, the Microbiome, Mindfulness, and more recently the emerging role of psychedelics, in achieving a fuller and deeper sense of health.

Alastair Gray - NCIM Online Learning Director

Alastair has over 22 years experience lecturing on Integrative Medicine, CAM, Homeopathy and Naturopathy, including theory and philosophy, case taking and management, ethics, business practices, and scope of practice. Originally educated as a historian, he teaches the history of health, healing and medicine at schools, colleges and universities worldwide. He is passionate about e-learning and educational technology. His clinical practice remains a significant focus of his work, specialising in Anxiety, Drug and Alcohol compulsion, and working with men.

Megan Odell - NCIM Education Operational Lead, Acupuncturist and TCM Practitioner

Megan is a Master's graduate of the American Academy of Acupuncture & Oriental Medicine. Serving for nearly a decade at the renowned Penny George Institute for Health & Healing, the largest hospital-based integrative medicine clinic in the USA, Megan has collaborated in the care of thousands of patients with diverse needs, working with a multi-discipinary team including physicians, nurses, psychologists, nutritionists, chiropractors, and massage therapists. Megan has a special interest in paediatric acupuncture, women's health, digestive issues, anxiety / depression and Integrative Oncology


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