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Bio: Professor Marc Cohen
MBBS(Hons), PhD(TCM), PhD(Elec Eng), BMedSci (Hons), DipAc, FAMAC, FICAE

TITLES: Professor of Health Sciences, RMIT University Doctor Board Member, Global Wellness Summit Honorary Board Member and Past President, Australasian Integrative Medicine Association (President from 2000-2008)

Professor Marc Cohen is one of Australia’s pioneers of integrative and holistic medicine and has made significant impacts on education, research, clinical practice and policy. He is a registered medical practitioner with degrees in western medicine, physiology and psychological medicine along with PhDs in Chinese medicine and biomedical engineering. In 2002 he became Australia’s first Professor of Complementary Medicine and Head of the Department of Complementary Medicine at RMIT University, which was the largest such department in the country with around 100 staff and 1000 students.

Prof Cohen served as Professor of Health Sciences in the School of Health and Biomedical Sciences at RMIT University from 2002-2019 where he supervised postgraduate research students, performed research in the area of wellness and complementary medicine, lead online postgraduate and undergraduate Wellness Programs and Courses, and Co-ordinated Courses on medical diagnosis and medical examination. He is now Adjunct Professor at the National Institute of Complementary Medicine (NICM) Health Research Institute at Western Sydney University and Director of the Extreme Wellness Institute. He has previously supervised 8 Honours, 7 PhD and 2 Masters students and is currently primary supervisor for 6 PhD students.

Prof Cohen is a Board Member of the Global Wellness Summit, Past-President (from 2000-2007) of the Australasian Integrative Medicine Association (AIMA), a Member of the RACGP-AIMA Joint Working party on Integrative Medicine and the AIMA Inter-professional Communication Working Group (AICWG), and sits on the Editorial Board of five international journals. Prof Cohen has previously held positions as Senior Research Fellow in the Centre for Medical and Health Sciences Education at Monash Expert Advisor to the TGA Complementary Medicine Evaluation Committee, Member of the NHMRC Grant Review Panel on Primary Healthcare, Member of the Scientific Advisory Committee for the National Institute of Complementary Medicine and multiple ministerial appointments on Registration and Accreditation Panels, He previously held the position as Director of the Centre for Complementary Medicine at the Monash Institute for Health Services Research.

As a medical practitioner and researcher Prof Cohen has pioneered the introduction of complementary, holistic and integrative medicine into mainstream settings. He has been involved in two landmark surveys of Australian General Practitioners and their attitudes towards, and use of, complementary medicines, which were instrumental in the development of the AMA policy on complementary medicine. He helped establish the RACGP-AIMA Joint Working Party on Integrative Medicine and the AIMA Inter-professional Communication Working Group (AICWG) and has been involved in establishing acupuncture as a form of standard care in emergency department settings and developing hospital policy on practitioner accreditation. He has coauthored high level reports including a report for the World Health Organisation on quality assurance in CM education, reports for the National Asthma Council on complementary medicine in Asthma, and a report for the Victorian Department of Human Services on the risks and regulatory requirements of naturopathy and western herbal medicine.

Prof Cohen has published more than 100 peer–reviewed articles, authored more than 20 book chapters and edited 8 books on holistic health. He co-authored the landmark text; “Herbs and Natural Supplements an Evidenced Based Guide”, with the first two editions being short-listed for an Australian Publishing Award in the scholarly reference section. He is also co-editor with Oxford University’s Prof Gerry Bodeker of the landmark text ‘Understanding the Global Spa Industry’ which is the first academic book documenting the global spa and wellness industry. He has previously written regular monthly columns for Prevention Magazine and is regularly requested to examine PhD thesis from local and international universities and review articles for numerous scientific journals.

Prof Cohen has extensive experience in running clinical trials and other multidisciplinary projects. He has been involved in running more than 10 industry-funded randomized controlled trials as well as being CIA on two NHMRC funded trials on the use of yoga for geriatric insomnia and the use of acupuncture for analgesia in Emergency Departments. Prof Cohen is currently involved in research into various aspects of holistic health including the use of herbal teas to enhance human metabolism and performance, the health impacts of saunas, hot spring bathing and health retreat experiences, and the use of various lifestyle interventions for detoxification from environmental chemicals.

Prof Cohen has been one of the most active people in Australia when it comes to organising conferences on holistic and integrative medicine. He has organised more than 10 International Holistic Health Conferences and in 2003 he chaired the Organising Committee for the First World Congress on Chinese Medicine. He also organised the Complementary Medicine Symposium at the XIIIth World Congress on Clinical Pharmacology and Therapeutics as well as organising the RMIT School of Health Sciences Research Conferences from 2005-2007. He sat on the Scientific Committees for the Third International Conference on Complementary Medicine Research and National Prescribing Service Scientific Conference and currently sits on the Board of the Global Wellness Summit. In this last role he has been involved in commissioning and conducting landmark econometric research into the global wellness economy and been instrumental in the development and implementation of the free online evidence-based portal wellnessevidence

As well as organising conferences, Prof Cohen is a sought after speaker and has presented at over 100 conferences including more than 50 international and 50 national conferences in Australia, Germany, Morocco, Mexico, the United Kingdom, India, Indonesia, Turkey, Germany, Austria, Bulgaria, Switzerland, China, Japan, Taiwan, Thailand, Singapore, The Philippines, New Zealand, the United States and Hong Kong. Prof Cohen’s impact on the field is recognised by the media and he has contributed to more than 100 articles in the print media including a biographical piece in the Medical Journal of Australia, two full page biographical pieces in the Melbourne Age and extensive biographical pieces in ‘Wellbeing’ and ‘Spa Life’ magazines. He is frequently quoted by media outlets including multiple interviews on news programs and news-talk programs including Channel 9 News, Channel 7 News, ABC National News, Today Tonight, A Current Affair, Health Dimensions, Good Medicine, Today Show. Sunrise, Features on ‘The Nature of Healing’, (SBS) and ‘Second Opinion’ (ABC) as well as articles in most major Australian papers including: The Australian, The Australian Financial Review, The Sydney Morning Herald, The Bulletin, Medical Observer, Australian Doctor Weekly, The Age (Melbourne), The Herald Sun (Melbourne), The Courier Mail, New Idea, Vogue Magazine, Women’s Day, Women’s Weekly. Prof Cohen’s media exposure has been recognised with five consecutive RMIT Media Star Awards and his contribution to his field was recognised by the inaugural award for leadership and collaboration from the National Institute of Complementary Medicine.

ACADEMIC RECORD:
2003 Awarded PhD in Department of Electrical and Computer Systems Engineering, Monash University. Thesis titled: “Bioenergetics, Information and Acupuncture: An Exploration of the Links between Acupuncture, Information, and Bio-electromagnetism”.
2001 Completed Certificate IV in Workplace Training and Assessment
1995 Awarded to the Fellowship of the Australian Medical Acupuncture College.
1994 Awarded PhD from the Open University for Complementary Medicine. Thesis titled: “The Application of Entropy and Information Theory to Pain and Eastern Medicine”.
1991 Graduated MB BS (with Honours) (Ranked 4th out of a class of 130).
1988 Medicina Alternativa, Colombo, Sri Lanka, completed requirements for International Diploma of Acupuncture (Dip Ac).
1985 Completed Bachelor of Medical Science Degree (with Honours) in both the Department of Physiology and the Department of Psychological Medicine at Monash University. Thesis titled: “The Aetiology of Human Disease as Exemplified by the Perinatal Conditions of Asthmatic Children”.
1991 MBBS year 6 Clinical subjects 602 High Distinction
1978-1981 Melbourne High School
HSC Subjects : Physics 95%
Biology 93% (Winner of the Biology prize)
Chemistry 89%
English 85%

MEMBERSHIPS AND APPOINTMENTS:
Involvement with Professional Associations, Government Bodies and Industry Groups
• Scientific Advisory, Australian Institute of Medical Nutrition (2019 – ongoing)
• Scientific Advisory Board Member, Ananda Scientific LLC (2018 – ongoing)
• Past-President (2000-2007) & current Honorary Board Member of the Australasian
Integrative Medicine Association
• Member Advisory Board, Global Wellness Summit (since 2007)
• Member Hot Springs Initiative at the Global Wellness Institute (2016-ongoing)
• Member AIMA Inter-professional Communication Working Group (AICWG) (2016-ongoing)
• Member RACGP-AIMA Joint Working Party on Integrative Medicine (2005-2014)
• Scientific Advisory Committee, National Institute of Complementary Medicine (NICM) (2007-
2009) (Also a member of the previous NICM Consultative Committee)
• Member, National Health and Medical Research Council Grant Review Panel on primary health care (2008)
• Expert Advisor, Complementary Medicines Evaluation Committee (CMEC) in the Therapeutic
Goods Administration (TGA) (2004-2008)
• National Asthma Council Expert Committee on Complementary Medicine (2004-2005) • Ministerial appointment to the ACT Registration and Accreditation Council National Institute of Health Sciences Accreditation Panel (2002)
• Ministerial Appointment to the Victorian Higher Education Advisory Committee Accreditation
Panel (2002-2003)
• Member, Victorian Department of Human Services Naturopathy and Western Herbal
Medicine Research Group (2003-2005)
• Member, World Natural Medicine Foundation (Since 2000)
• Examiner for PhD and Masters students at multiple universities
Member of Editorial Board of Peer-Reviewed Journals
• Member, Editorial Board, Advances in Integrative Medicine
• Member, Editorial Board, Annals of Medicine and Surgery
• Member, Editorial Board, Journal of Ayurveda and Integrative Medicine
• Associate Editor, Journal of Advanced Nutrition and Human Metabolism
• Member, Editorial Board, Acupuncture and Electrotherapeutics Research
• Member, International Advisory Board, Australian Journal of Acupuncture and Chinese
Medicine
• Member, Expert database for North American Menopause Society
• Provided peer review for various journals including Medical Journal of Australia, Journal of Complementary Medicine, Journal of Alternative and Complementary Medicine, Australian Family Physician, IEEE Transactions on Biomedical Engineering, British Journal of Clinical Pharmacology, Journal of Applied Physiology, Journal of Rheumatology, Maturitas, Indian Journal of Medical Sciences, Journal of Veterinary Science, International Journal of English and Literature, Advances in Integrative Medicine, BMC Complementary and Alternative Medicine, Environmental Research.
Participation in International Associations and Research Centres
• Board Member Global Wellness Summit 2007-ongoing
• Founding Member, Advisory Board of the International Research Centre for Health Ageing and Longevity
• Member, Council of Advisors, Australian Association of Yoga Therapists
• Member International Advisory Board of Vivekananda Yoga Mahavidyapeetham (VYOMA)
Deemed University
• Member, International Advisory Committee for the Centre for Change
Conference Organisation
• Chair of Organising Committees of 8 International Holistic Health Conferences (2000-2007)
• Member Scientific Committee, National Prescribing Service Scientific Conference 2008
• Member Scientific Committee for the Third International Conference on Complementary
Medicine Research (2008)
• Chair Organising Committee, RMIT School of Health Sciences Research Conferences
(2005-2008)
• Co-Chair, Organising Committee First World Congress on Chinese Medicine, 2003
• Organiser, Complementary Medicine Symposium XIIIth World Congress on Clinical Pharmacology and Therapeutics
Involvement with Charities / Community Organisations
• Co-Founder, Bathe the World Foundation Ltd 2017 – ongoing
• Director, Thinking Positive, A Brighter Future for Australian Youth Ltd, 2018 – ongoing
• Patron, Melbourne Therapy Centre 2003 – ongoing
• Organiser for Healing Arts Festivals from 1998 -2001
• Coordinator Health & Wellbeing Village for the City of Port Phillip’s Global Garden Party 2002
• Judge, Australian Humanitarian Awards 2000 and 2001

EMPLOYMENT RECORD:
Academic Positions
2018
• Adjunct Professor, National Institute of Complementary Medicine (NICM) Health Research Institute at Western Sydney University.
• Director, Extreme Wellness Institute
2004- 2018
• Professor of Health Sciences, School of Health and Biomedical Sciences, RMIT University. This position involved supervising postgraduate research students performing research in the area of wellness and complementary medicine, leading online postgraduate and undergraduate Wellness Programs and Courses and Co-ordinating Courses on medical diagnosis and medical examination.
2002 – 2004
• Professor and Head of the Department of Complementary Medicine at RMIT University. This position involved managing the largest Department of Complementary medicine in Australia with an annual budget of $10 million and over 100 personnel and nearly 1000 students based in Australia, Japan, China and Korea.
2002 – 2008
• Honorary Senior Research Fellow, Monash Institute of Health Services Research and Senior
Research Fellow in the Centre for Medical and Health Sciences Education in the Faculty of Medicine, Nursing and Health Sciences at Monash University
1999– 2002
• Director Centre for Complementary Medicine, Monash Institute of Health Services Research, Faculty of Medicine, Monash University.
1999 -2001
• Lecturer in Medical Diagnosis at the Australian College of Natural Medicine.
1998-1999
• Director of the Complementary Medicine Research Unit in the Departments of Community
Medicine and the Department of Epidemiology and Preventive Medicine at Monash University.
This position involved coordinating teaching of medical undergraduates, supervising
postgraduate research projects and undertaking independent research in the area of complementary medicine.
1996-1997
• Senior Lecturer, Monash University, Department of General Practice and Department of Epidemiology and Preventive Medicine: Position involved supervision of Bachelor of Medical Science Honours students in addition to implementing option units for year 1 and 3 medical students on medical acupuncture, complementary medicine, and health enhancement.

1993 – 1995
• Lecturer, Monash University, Dept of Community Medicine. Position involved coordinating and conducting medical undergraduate teaching in acupuncture and complementary medicine.
• Lecturer, Dept of Electrical & Computer Systems Engineering. Position involves creating and implementing an option course in biomedical engineering for 1st year medical students.
Clinical Positions 1992 – ongoing
Occasional private general practice
1992 – 2000
Locum tenens at various practices in Melbourne as well as at South Coast Medical Centre in Rosebud. These positions involve general practice as well as working in various emergency departments (often as the sole doctor). Many of these sessions include the practice of acupuncture along with general practice.
1996-1998
Consultant Acupuncturist at Cedar Court Rehabilitation Hospital and Clinical Coordinator of the Health Enhancement Lifestyle Program. This position involved acupuncture practice as well as coordinating the first program in Australia to introduce yoga, meditation, nutrition and lifestyle changes into a hospital setting.
1993
Clinical Supervisor, Monash University, Box Hill Hospital. Position involved co-ordinating and supervising the final year and fourth year medical exams held at Box Hill Hospital.
1992
Internship at the Alfred Hospital.

CONFERENCES AND INVITED PRESENTATIONS
More than 150 conference presentations since 2000, including more than 50 international and national conferences in Australia, New Zealand, United States, China, India, Germany, Austria, Bulgaria, Singapore, Thailand, the Philippines, Malaysia and Indonesia.
NEWSPAPER AND MEDIA ARTICLES
More than 100 articles in the print media including two separate full-page biographical pieces in the Melbourne Age and biographical pieces in the Medical Journal of Australia, and ‘Wellbeing’ and ‘Spa Life’ magazines. Quoted in articles that have appeared in most major Australian papers including: The Australian, The Australian Financial Review, The Sydney Morning Herald, The Bulletin, Medical Observer, Australian Doctor Weekly, The Age (Melbourne), The Herald Sun (Melbourne), The Courier Mail, New Idea, Vogue Magazine, Women’s Day, Women’s Weekly.

TELEVISION APPEARANCES
Multiple interviews on news programs and news-talk programs including Channel 9 News, Channel 7 News, ABC National News, Today Tonight, A Current Affair, Health Dimensions, Good Medicine, Today Show. Sunrise, The Project, and features on ‘The Nature of Healing’, (SBS) and ‘Second Opinion’ (ABC).

RADIO APPEARANCES
Multiple radio appearances over the past 30 years including ABC Radio National and many regional stations Australia-wide.

Publications List

BOOKS AND MONOGRAPHS

  1. Cohen, M., The Beautiful Mare and the Boy Who Gave Thanks, Pronoia Press, Melbourne 2018
  2. Cohen, M (Chief Consultant) Doctors’ Favourite Natural Remedies. Readers Digest, Ultimo 2015
  3. Braun , L. and Cohen, M. Herbs and Natural Supplements: An Evidence-Based Guide, 4th Edition Volumes 1 & 2, Elsevier Science, Melbourne 2015
  4. Ager,K., Bucu,A., Albrecht, N.J.& Cohen, M.(2014). Mindfulness in schools research project: Exploring teachers’ and students’ perspectives. Retrieved from Australia Policy Online website: http://apo.org.au/resource/mindfulness-schools-research-projectexploring-teachers-and-students-perspectives
  5. Ng Kenny, Cohen, M. The Effectiveness of Massage Therapy A Summary of EvidenceBased Research Australian Association of Massage Therapists

https://www.scribd.com/document/211941772/AAMT-Research-Report-10-Oct-11

  1. Braun, L. and Cohen, M. Herbs and Natural Supplements: An Evidence-Based Guide, 3rd Edition, Elsevier Science, Melbourne 2010
  2. Cohen, M. & Bodeker, G. (Eds) Understanding the Global Spa Industry, Butterworth Heinemann, Oxford, 2008
  3. Peters, D & Cohen M (Editors) “Family Guide to Complementary and Conventional Medicine” Dorling Kindersley, London, 2008, ISBN 978 1 74033 622 2
  4. Cohen M. (Editor) “Integrative Medicine Perspectives” AG Publishing, Sydney, 2007 ISBN 978-0-9750572-3-0
  5. Braun, L. and Cohen, M. Herbs and Natural Supplements: An Evidence-Based Guide, 2nd Edition, Elsevier Science, Melbourne 2007
  6. Cohen M. (Editor) “Holistic Healthcare Perspectives” Optimal Health Communications, Sydney, 2006
  7. Lin, V., Bensoussan, A., Myers, SP., McCabe, P., Cohen, M., Hill, S., Howse, G. The Practice and Regulatory Requirements of Naturopathy and Western Herbal Medicine, Report to the Victorian Department of Human Services, 2005
  8. Peters, D & Cohen M (Editors) “New Medicine: The new Integrated approach to treatment” Dorling Kindersley, London, 2005, ISBN 1 74033 448 5
  9. Cohen M. (Editor) “The Art and Science of Holistic Health” Australian Integrative Medicine Association, Clayton, August 2005 ISBN 0-07-50572-2-7
  10. Braun , L. and Cohen, M. Herbs and Natural Supplements: An Evidence-Based Guide, Elsevier Science, Melbourne 2005 (Short-listed for best scholarly work –Australian Publishing Awards)
  11. Marks, G., Cohen, M., Kotsirilos, V., Luttrel, C., Massie, J., McGuire, T., Mullins, R., Slader, C. Asthma and Complementary Therapies: A guide for health professionals. Australian Department of Health and Ageing, 2005
  12. Marks, G., Cohen, M., Kotsirilos, V., Luttrel, C., Massie, J., McGuire, T., Mullins, R., Slader, C. Asthma and Complementary Therapies: An Evidenced based guide for consumers. Australian Department of Health and Ageing, 2005
  13. Alcorn, D., Bae, HS, Bensoussan, A., Cohen, M., Chung, PH., Dubey, NP., Eisenberg, D., Finau, S., Hui, KK., Koh, BH., Lee, TH., Leung, PC., Liu, L., Radloff, A., Roh, PL., Sanchez, F., Wang, LL., Watanabe, K., Xue, C., Zaslawski, C., Zheng, YL. World Health Organisation Report: Working Group Meeting on Quality of Academic Education in

Traditional Medicine. WHO Regional Office for the Western Pacific, 2004

  1. Cohen M. (Editor) “Holistic Solutions for Sustainable Healthcare”, Australian Integrative Medicine Association, Clayton, May 2004 ISBN 0 9750572 1 9
  2. Cohen M. (Editor) “Holistic Health in Practice”, Australian Integrative Medicine Association, Clayton, May 2003 ISBN 0 9750572-0-0.
  3. Cohen M. (Editor) “Prescriptions for Holistic Health”, Monash Institute of Health Services Research. Clayton, May 2002 ISBN 0 9580841 06.
  4. Cohen M. (Editor) Perspectives on Holistic Health”, Monash Institute of Public Health. Clayton, March 2001 ISBN 0732630010.
  5. Cohen M. (Editor) Pathways to Holistic Health”, Monash Institute of Public Health. Clayton, March 2000 ISBN 0732630002.

BOOK CHAPTERS

  1. Cohen, M., Foreword, In Lanz, S., and McIntosh, T., One Bite At A Time: Reduce toxic exposure & eat the world you want,
  2. Cohen, M. Prof Marc Cohen, In Fish, G., Good + Well: 25 world experts share their secrets to wellbeing, p112-116 Messenger Group Pty Ltd Australia Square
  3. Cohen, M., True wellness or an absence of illness? In McKeon, J & Mc Keon, How to stay healthy, active and sharp in retirement: for people who want a healthy mind and body in their 50s-60s and beyond. Baby Boomers Lifechange, p77-84,Coffs Harbour, 2014,
  4. Cohen, M., Wellness and Disease Prevention. In Bensoussan, A. Research Priorities for Complementary Medicine in Australia, National Institute of Complementary Medicine (NICM), p95-109 Canberra, 2013,
  5. Cohen, M. Spas, Wellness and human evolution, In Cohen, M. & Bodeker, G. (Eds) Understanding the Global Spa Industry, Butterworth Heinemann, Oxford, 2008
  6. Wuttke, M & Cohen, M. Spa retail In Cohen, M. & Bodeker, G. (Eds) Understanding the Global Spa Industry, Butterworth Heinemann, Oxford, 2008
  7. Cohen, M. Wellness technologies and related products, In Cohen, M. & Bodeker, G. (Eds) Understanding the Global Spa Industry, Butterworth Heinemann, Oxford, 2008
  8. Cohen, M. & Shivdasani, S. Spas and sustainability, In Cohen, M. & Bodeker, G. (EdsUnderstanding the Global Spa Industry, Butterworth Heinemann, Oxford, 2008
  9. Bjurstam, A, & Cohen, M. Spas and the future leadership climate. In Cohen, M. & Bodeker, G. (Eds) Understanding the Global Spa Industry, Butterworth Heinemann, Oxford, 2008
  10. Cohen, M. & Russell, D. Humans resource management in spas: staff recruitment, retention and remuneration, In Cohen, M. & Bodeker, G. (Eds) Understanding the Global Spa Industry, Butterworth Heinemann, Oxford, 2008
  11. Buchner, D., Snelling, A, & Cohen, M. Spa-related education and training, In Cohen, M. & Bodeker, G. (Eds) Understanding the Global Spa Industry, Butterworth Heinemann, Oxford, 2008
  12. Cohen M. Food as Medicine. In Cohen M. (Ed) “Integrative Medicine Perspectives” AG Publishing, Sydney, 2007
  13. Cohen, M. Evidence and CAM Research: Challenges and Opportunities. In Adams, J. (ed) Researching Complementary and Alternative Medicine. London & NY: Routledge 2007.
  14. Cohen M. Implementing Integrative Medicine. In Cohen M. (Ed) “Holistic Healthcare Perspectives” Optimal Health Communications, Sydney, 2006
  15. Cohen M. Integrative Medicine in Practice. In Cohen M.  (Ed) “The Art and Science of

Holistic Health” Australian Integrative Medicine Association, Clayton, August 2005

  1. Cohen, M. Penman, S., Da Costa, C. Naturopathy, Western Herbal Medicine and Australian General practice: In Lin, V., Bensoussan, A., Myers, SP., McCabe, P., Cohen, M., Hill, S., Howse, G. The Practice and Regulatory Requirements of Naturopathy and Western Herbal Medicine, Report to the Victorian Department of Human Services, 2005 p216-232
  2. Cohen, M. The Challenges of Holistic and Integrative Medicine in Practice. In Cohen M. (Ed) “Holistic Solutions for Sustainable Healthcare”, Australian Integrative Medicine Association, Clayton, May 2004
  3. Cohen, M. Foreword in “Clinical Guide to Nutrition and Dietary Supplements in Disease Management”, pp x –xi. Jamison, J. Churchill Livingstone, Melbourne, 2003 ISBN 0-443071 93-4.
  4. Cohen M. Integrative Medicine, Principles of Practice In Cohen M. (Ed) “Holistic Health in Practice”, Australian Integrative Medicine Association, Clayton, May 2003 ISBN 0 9750572-0-0.
  5. Cohen M. Natural Therapies for Osteoarthritis In Cohen M. (Ed) “Holistic Health in Practice”, Australian Integrative Medicine Association, Clayton, May 2003 ISBN 0 9750572-0-0.
  6. Cohen, M. Energy Medicine from an Ancient and Modern Perspective. In Cohen M. (Ed) “Prescriptions for Holistic Health”, Monash Institute of Health Services Research. Clayton, May 2002 ISBN 0 9580841 06. pp 97-108
  7. Cohen, M. Foreword in “Journal of Disability to Ability: A practical approach to pain management that draws strength from personal experience”, pp xi –xii. Zimmerman, S.S.F., Victoria University, Melbourne, 2001 ISBN 0 646 40140 8
  8. Cohen, M. From Complementary, to Integrative and Holistic Medicine. In Cohen M. (Ed) Perspectives on Holistic Health”, Monash Institute of Public Health. Clayton, March 2001 ISBN 0732630010. pp 33-42
  9. Cohen M., Heath B., Bailey M., Lithgow B., Baldi E., Grace R., Cosic I., 2000, Pulsed Electro-Magnetic Field Therapy for Exercise-Induced Muscle Injury, in The Engineering of Sport, ed. by Subic A.J. & Haake S.J., Blackwell Science, Oxford, UK, 317-327.
  10. Cohen, M. The Evolution of Holistic Medicine. In Cohen M. (Editor) Pathways to Holistic Health”, Monash Institute of Public Health. Clayton, March 2000 ISBN 0732630002. pp 11-24
  11. Cohen, M. The Art and Science of Joy. In “Medicine of the Mind”, Ed Gawler, I. The Gawler Foundation, Melbourne, 1999.

 

PEER-REVIEWED JOURNAL ARTICLES

  1. Burns L, Weissensteiner JR, Cohen M. (2019) Supportive interpersonal relationships: a key component to high-performance sport. British Journal of Sports Medicine Published Online First: 29 March 2019. doi: 10.1136/bjsports-2018-100312
  2. Hussain, J., Greaves, R.F, Cohen, M. (2019) A hot topic for health: Results of the Global Sauna Survey, Complement Ther Med un;44:223-234. doi: 10.1016/j.ctim.2019.03.012. Epub 2019 Apr 24
  3. Burns, L., Weissensteiner, J.R., Cohen, M. (2018) Lifestyles and mindsets of Olympic, Paralympic and world champions: is an integrated approach the key to elite performance?

British Journal of Sports Medicine. 0:1–8. doi:10.1136/bjsports-2018-099217

  1. Jamshidi, N, Da Costa, C., Cohen, M. (2018) Holybasil (tulsi) lowers fasting glucose and improves lipid profile in adults with metabolic disease: A meta-analysis of randomized clinical trials. Journal of Functional Foods, 45: 47-57 DOI: 10.1016/j.jff.2018.03.030 (Q1)
  2. Bijlsma, N., Cohen M., (2018) Expert clinician’s perspectives on environmental medicine and toxicant assessment in clinical practice. Environmental Health and Preventive Medicine 23:19 doi.org/10.1186/s12199-018-0709-0
  3. Hussain, J., Cohen, M. (2018) Clinical Effects of Regular Dry Sauna Bathing: A Systematic Review, Evidenced Based Complementary and Alternative Medicine Article ID 1857413, doi.org/10.1155/2018/1857413 (Q1)
  4. Cohen, M., Ben Meir, M., Andrianopolus, N. (2018) MJA17.00735 – Acupuncture for analgesia in the emergency department: a multicentre, randomised, equivalence and noninferiority trial Medical Journal of Australia March 5, 208(4): (DOI) 10.5694/mja17.00735 (Q1)
  5. Cohen, M., Naidoo, D. (2018) The health impact of residential retreats: A systematic review. BMC Complementary and Alternative Medicine 18(8): 1-17 https://doi.org/10.1186/s12906-017-2078-4 (Q1)
  6. Cohen, M., Hunter, J. Complementary medicine products– interpreting the evidence base. (2017) Internal Medicine Journal 47(9):992-998, doi: 10.1111/imj.13534
  7. Cohen, M., Parker, S., Taylor, D., Smit, D., Ben Meir, M., Cameron, P., Xue, C., (2017) Acupuncture alone or in conjunction with pharmacotherapy for analgesia in common emergency department presentations: A pragmatic, multicentre, randomised, controlled trial. Medical Journal of Australia 206(11):494-499 (Q1)
  8. Hussain, J., Mantri, N., Cohen, M., (2017) Working Up a Good Sweat – The Challenges of Standardising Sweat Collection for Metabolomics Analysis The Clinical Biochemist. Reviews 38(1):11-34
  9. Jamshidi, N., Cohen, M. (2017) The clinical efficacy and safety of tulsi in humans: A systematic review of the literature Evidenced Based Complementary and Alternative Medicine ID 9217567, https://doi.org/10.1155/2017/9217567 (Q1)
  10. Clark-Kennedy, J. Cohen, M. (2017) Indulgence or therapy? Exploring the characteristics, motivations and experiences of hot springs bathers in Victoria, Australia Asia Pacific

Journal            of         Tourism           Research        22(5):501-511 http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/10941665.2016.1276946  (Q1)

  1. Cohen M., Elliott F, Oates L, Schembri A, and Mantri N. (2017) Wellness Tourists Get Well? An Observational Study of Multiple Dimensions of Health and Well-Being After a Week-Long Retreat. The Journal of Alternative and Complementary Medicine. doi:10.1089/acm.2016.0268. (Q1)
  2. Tyagi, A., Cohen, M., Reece, J., Telles, S., (2016) Heart Rate Variability, Flow, Mood and Mental Stress During Yoga Practices in Yoga Practitioners, Non-yoga Practitioners and People with Metabolic Syndrome Applied Psychophysiology and Biofeedback 1-1 DOI 10.1007/s10484-016-9340-23
  3. Tyagi, A., Cohen, M. (2016) Yoga and heart rate variability: A comprehensive review of the literature International Journal of Yoga 9(2) 97-113
  4. Bijlsma, N., and Cohen, M. (2016) Environmental Chemical Assessment in Clinical Practice: Unveiling the Elephant in the Room, International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health, 13(2), doi: 10.3390/ijerph13020181
  5. Strahm, M.F., Cohen, M. Borg-Olivier, S. (2016) University-based online yoga education: A pilot study of students’ experience International Journal of Yoga, 9(1). 86
  6. Ager, K., Albrecht, N.J., M. (2015) Mindfulness in Schools Research Project: Exploring Students’ Perspectives of Mindfulness —What are students’ perspectives of learning mindfulness practices at school? Psychology 6(7):896-914
  7. Cohen, M. (2015) Ubiquinol (Reduced Coenzyme Q10): A novel yet ubiquitous nutrient for heart disease. Journal of Advanced Nutrition and Human Metabolism 2: e647. doi:

10.14800/janhm.647

  1. Cohen, M., (2014) Tulsi (Ocimum sanctum): A Herb For All Reasons. Journal of Ayurveda and Integrative Medicine 5(4): 251-59
  2. Kotsirilos, V., Cohen, M., Hassed, C., Phelps, K, Pirotta, M.., Prince, M., Sali, A., Singleton, G., Thomas, L., Warnecke, E.,(2014) Best Practice for Integrative Medicine in Australian Medical Practice: Australasian Integrative Medicine Association Position Paper Advances in Integrative Medicine. 69-84.
  3. Lissiman E, Bhasale AL, Cohen M. (2014) Garlic for the common cold. Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews, Issue 11. Art. No.: CD006206.

DOI:10.1002/14651858.CD006206.pub4  (Q1)

  1. Tyagi, A., Cohen, M., Reece, J., Telles, S., (2014) An Explorative Study of Metabolic Responses to Mental Stress and Yoga Practices in Yoga Practitioners, Non-Yoga Practitioners and People with Metabolic Syndrome. BMC Complementary and Alternative Medicine 14(445): (Q1
  2. Bonello, R.P., Cohen, M., Reece, J., Aggarwal, A., Rigney, C., (2014) A Postmarket Surveillance Study on Electro-Neuro-Adaptive-Regulator Therapy, Evidence-Based Complementary and Alternative Medicine, vol. 2014, Article ID 341256, 6 pages, 2014. doi:10.1155/2014/341256 (Q1)
  3. Oates, L., Cohen,, Braun, L., Schembri, A., Taskova, R. (2014) Reduction in Urinary Organophosphate Pesticides Metabolites in Adults after a Week-Long Organic Diet. Environmental Research 132: 105-111 (Q1)
  4. Thomas, J & Cohen, M. (2014) A Methodological Review of Meditation Research. Frontiers In Psychiatry 5:74 doi:10.3389/fpsyt.2014.00074 (Q1)
  5. Thomas, JW., Jamieson, G. Cohen, M. (2014) Low and then high frequency oscillations of distinct right cortical networks are successively enhanced by medium and long term Yoga meditation practice. Frontiers in Human Neuroscience 8:197 doi:

10.3389/fnhum.2014.00197  (Q1

  1. Halpern, J., Cohen, M., Kennedy, G., Reece, J., Cahan, K., Baharav, A., (2014) Yoga for improving sleep quality and quality of life in older adults. Alternative Therapies in Health and Medicine 20(3):37-46
  2. Tyagi, A., and Cohen, M. (2014) Yoga and Hypertension: A Systematic Review, Alternative Therapies in Health and Medicine 20(2):32-59
  3. Tyagi, A. & Cohen, M., (2013) Oxygen Consumption Changes With Yoga Practices A Systematic Review Journal of Evidence-Based Complementary & Alternative Medicine 18(4) 290-308 (Q1)
  4. Albrecht, N., Albrecht, P. Cohen , M., (2013)  Mindfully Teaching in the Classroom: a Literature Review. Australian Journal of Teacher Education, 37(12): 1-14
  5. Myers, SP., Xue, CC., Cohen, M.M., Phelps, KL., Lewith, GT. (2012) The legitimacy of academic complementary medicine Medical Journal of Australia 197(2): 69-70 (Q1)
  6. Cohen, M., (2012) Rosehip – an evidence based herbal medicine for inflammation and arthritis, Australian Family Physician; 41(7):495-498
  7. Oates L, Cohen M, Braun L (2012) Characteristics and consumption patterns of Australian organic consumers. Journal of the Science of Food and Agriculture 92:14; 2782-7 (Q1)
  8. Penman, S., Cohen, M., Stevens, P., & Jackson, S. (2012). Yoga in Australia: Results of a National Survey, Int J Yoga, 5: 92-101 DOI:10.4103/0973-6131.98217
  9. Lenon, GB, Li, KX., Chang, YH, Yang, AY., Da Costa, C., Li, CG., Cohen, M., Mann, N., Xue, C. (2012) Efficacy and safety of a Chinese herbal medicine formula (RCM-104) in the management of simple obesity: a randomized, placebo-controlled clinical trial, Evidence-Based Complementary and Alternative Medicine, Article ID 435702 doi:10.1155/2012/435702 (Q1)
  10. Cohen, M., Parker, S., Taylor, D., Smit, D., Ben Meir, M., Cameron, P., Xue, C., (2011) Acupuncture as analgesia for low back pain, ankle sprain and migraine in emergency departments: Study protocol for a randomized controlled trial. Trials 12(1), 241 doi:10.1186/1745-6215-12-241 (Q1)
  11. Courtney, R., Cohen, M., van Dixhoorn J., Relationship between dysfunctional breathing patterns and ability to achieve target heart rate variability with features of “coherence” during biofeedback. Altern Ther Health Med. 2011 MayJun;17(3):38-44.
  12. Vindigni, D, Polus, van Rotterdam, J, Da Costa, C, Edgecombe, G, Walsh, M, Howard, M, Browell, T, Biasbas, A, Cohen, M, Paterson, C. (2011) The Sustainable Training, Treatment, Employment Program Model: Effects Of Manual Therapy On  Musculoskeletal Pain And Limitation In A Filipino Squatter Community, Journal of Manipulative and Physiological Therapeutics 34(6) 381-387 (Q1)
  13. Oates, l, & Cohen, M, (2011) Assessing Diet As a Modifiable Risk Factor for Pesticide

Exposure, International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health 8(6): 17921804 doi:10.3390/ijerph8061792

  1. Braun, L. & Cohen, M. (2011) Use of Complementary Medicines by Cardiac Surgery Patients; Undisclosed and Undetected, Heart Lung and Circulation, 20: p305-311
  2. Courtney, R., Greenwood, K.M., Cohen M., (2011) “Relationship between measures of dysfunctional breathing in a population with concerns about their breathing” Journal of Bodywork and Movement Therapies 15(1) 24-34. doi:10.1016/j.jbmt.2010.06.004 (Q1)
  3. Cohen, M. (2010) Wellness and the Thermodynamics of a Healthy Lifestyle, Asia-Pacific Journal of Health, Sport and Physical Education 1(2) 5-12
  4. Oates, L, Cohen, M, (2009) Human consumption of agricultural toxicants from organic and conventional food. Journal of Organic Systems. 4 (1) p48-57
  5. van Die, M.D., Burger, H.G., Bone, K.M., Cohen, M.M., Teede, H.J., No effect of Hypericum perforatum (St John’s wort) and Vitex agnus. Focus on Alternative and Complementary Therapies 2009, 14(1):25-
  6. Lissiman E, Bhasale AL, Cohen M. Garlic for the common cold. Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews 2009, Issue 3. Art. No.: CD006206. DOI: 10.1002/14651858. CD006206.pub2 (Q1)
  7. Courtney, R., Cohen, M., Reece, J., Comparison of the Manual Assessment of Respiratory Motion (MARM) and the Hi Lo Breathing Assessment in determining a simulated breathing pattern, International Journal of Osteopathic Medicine 2009, 12(3) 86-91
  8. Lin, V., McCabe, P., Bensoussan, A., Myers, S, Cohen, M, Hill, S., Howse, G., The practice and regulatory requirements of naturopathy and western herbal medicine in Australia, Risk Management and Health Care Policy 2009:2 1–13
  9. van Die, M.D., Burger, H.G., Bone, K.M., Cohen, M.M., Teede, H.J., (2009) Hypericum perforatum with Vitex agnus-castus in menopausal symptoms: a randomized, controlled trial, Menopause: The Journal of The North American Menopause Society Vol. 16, No. 1, pp. 1-8 (Q1)
  10. Courtney, R., van Dixhoorn, J., Cohen, M. Evaluation of Breathing Pattern: Comparison of a Manual Assessment of Respiratory Motion (MARM) and Respiratory Induction Plethysmography, Applied Psychophysiology and Biofeedback 5 March 2008 available at: springerlink.com/content/w6n12ujr8768204v/
  11. Courtney, R., Cohen, M. Investigating the claims of Konstantin Buteyko, MD., PhD: The relationship of breath holding time to end tidal CO2 and other proposed measures of dysfunctional breathing. Journal of Alternative and Complementary Medicine, 2008, 14(2):115 -123 (Q1)
  12. Cohen, M. Environmental Toxins and Health: The Health Impact of Pesticides. Australian Family Physician, 2007, 36(12) 1002-1004
  13. Cohen, M. Detox: Science or Sales-pitch? Australian Family Physician, 2007, 36(12) 1009-1010
  14. Braun, L. & Cohen, M. Australian Hospital Pharmacists’ Attitudes, Perceptions, Knowledge and Practices of CAMs, Journal of Pharmacy Practice and Research, 2007: 37(3), 220-223 (Q1)
  15. Cohen, M. Immunity and Integrative Medicine. Journal of Complementary Medicine, 2007, 6(2):5
  16. Cohen, M. Traveller’s Funny Tummy; Reviewing the evidence for complementary medicine. Australian Family Physician, May 2007
  17. Braun, L. & Cohen, M. Drug-Complementary Medicine Interactions Part 6 Journal of Complementary Medicine, 2007, 6(6): 64-68
  18. Braun, L. & Cohen, M. Drug-Complementary Medicine Interactions Part 5 Journal of Complementary Medicine, 2007, 6(5): 61-67
  19. Braun, L. & Cohen, M. Drug-Complementary Medicine Interactions Part 4 Journal of Complementary Medicine, 2007, 6(4): 72-75
  20. Braun, L. & Cohen, M. Drug-Complementary Medicine Interactions Part 3 Journal of Complementary Medicine, 2007, 6(3): 82-86
  21. Braun, L. & Cohen, M. Drug-Complementary Medicine Interactions Part 2 Journal of Complementary Medicine, 2007, 6(2): 86-89
  22. Braun, L. & Cohen, M. Drug-Complementary Medicine Interactions Part 1 Journal of Complementary Medicine, 2007, 6(1): 82-86
  23. Penman, S., Cohen, M., Stevens, P., & Jackson, S. (2006). Australians self-prescribe yoga for mental health. Journal Australian Integrative Medicine Association (JAIMA), 11, 10-11.
  24. Cohen, M. Exploring the other side of acupuncture, Journal of Alternative and Complementary Medicine, 2006 12(8): 707-708 (Q1)
  25. Cohen, M. Complementary medicines and weight management, Australian Family Physician, August 2006 35(8) 605-606
  26. Cohen, M. & Jamieson, J. Single Cell Food. Journal of Complementary Medicine, 2006 5(2): 85-91
  27. Cohen, M. The Challenges and Future Direction for Integrative Medicine in Clinical Practice. Evidence Based Integrative Medicine. 2005 2(3)117-122
  28. Cohen, M. Penman, S., Pirotta, M., Da Costa, C. The Integration of Complementary Therapies in Australian General Practice: Results of a National Survey. Journal of Alternative and Complementary Medicine. 2005 11(6), 995-1004 (Q1)
  29. Cohen, M. Age-related macular degeneration and its possible prevention, Medical Journal of Australia, 2005; 182 (6):310-311 (Q1)
  30. Braun, L. & Cohen, M. Complementary Medicine Interactions Part 6. Journal of Complementary Medicine, 2005 4(2): 93-95
  31. Braun, L. & Cohen, M. Complementary Medicine Interactions Part 5. Journal of Complementary Medicine, 2005 4(1): 88-89
  32. Braun, L. & Cohen, M. Complementary Medicine Interactions Part 4. Journal of Complementary Medicine, 2004 3(6): 91-95
  33. Cohen, M. Towards the evidence based integration of complementary medicines into hospitals settings. Evidence Based Integrative Medicine, 2004 1(4) 241 – 244
  34. Braun, L. & Cohen, M. Complementary Medicine Interactions Part 3. Journal of Complementary Medicine, 2004, 3(5): 70- 82
  35. Cohen, M. A Randomised, Double-blind, Placebo-controlled Trial of a Topical Cream containing Glucosamine Sulfate Chondroitin Sulfate and Camphor for Osteoarthritis of the Knee. Journal of Rheumatology, Authors Reply. 31 (4):826-827, 2004 (Q1)
  36. Cohen, M. Mind-Body Medicine, Journal of Complementary Medicine, 2004, 3(6): 46-47
  37. Braun, L. & Cohen, M. Complementary Medicine Interactions Part 2. Journal of Complementary Medicine, 2004, 3(4): 78-85
  38. Cohen, M. CAM practitioners and “regular” doctors: is integration possible? Medical Journal of Australia 2004; 180 (12): 645-646
  39. Braun, L. & Cohen, M. Complementary Medicine Interactions Part 1. Journal of Complementary Medicine, 2004, 3(3): 78-85
  40. Cohen, M. Electromagnetic Radiation and Health. Journal of Complementary Medicine 2004 3(3) 52-55
  41. Cohen, M. A Mysterious Trial of Topical Glucosamine/Chondroitin: Focus on Alternative and Complementary Therapies: An Evidence Based Approach, 8(3):331 2003
  42. Cohen, M. Integrating Complementary Therapies: Book Review Medical Journal of Australia, 179(8), p440, 2003. (Q1)
  43. Cohen, M. Wolfe, R. Mai, T. Lewis, D. A topical cream containing glucosamine and chondroitin sulphate reduced joint pain in osteoarthritis of the knee Evid. Based Med. 2003;8;154
  44. Cohen, M. Wolfe, R. Mai, T. Lewis, D. A Randomised, Double-blind, Placebo-controlled Trial of a Topical Cream containing Glucosamine Sulfate Chondroitin Sulfate and

Camphor for Osteoarthritis of the Knee. Journal of Rheumatology, 30 (3):523-8, 2003 (Q1)

  1. Pirotta, M. Farish, S. Kotsirilos, V. Cohen M. Characteristics of Victorian general practitioners who practise complementary therapies. Australian Family Physician 31 (12) 1133-1138, 2002
  2. Gingold, M. Buchbinder, R. Cohen, M. Hall, S. Complementary medicine use among rheumatoid arthritis patients attending a community-based rheumatology practice Internal Medicine Journal 32: 208-214, 2002.
  3. Cohen, M. No Guesswork with this alternative: Desktop guide to complementary and Alternative Medicine: An evidence-based approach. Book Review Medical Journal of Australia, 176(4), p185, 2002. (Q1)
  4. Cohen, M. Happiness and Humour: A Medical Perspective. Australian Family Physician Vol 30 No 1, 17-19, 2001.
  5. Cohen, M. What is Complementary Medicine? Australian Family Physician Vol 29 No 12, p1125-8, 2000.
  6. Opat, A. Cohen M., Bailey, M., and Abramson, M. A clinical trial of the Buteyko breathing technique Journal of Asthma, Vol 37 Issue VIII, 2000. (Q1)
  7. Cohen, M. Complementary Therapies: Where to from here? Australian Family Physician Vol 29, No 7, 2000.
  8. Pirotta, M. Cohen M., Kotsirilos, K. Farrish, S. Complementary Therapies; Have They Become Mainstream in General Practice? Medical Journal of Australia, 172: 105 -109, 2000. (Q1)
  9. Cohen M. Physician Heal Thyself: Lifestyle Education for Medical Students.

Complementary Therapies in Medicine. 7(2): 110-112, 1999. (Q1)

  1. Lithgow B., Heath B., Baldi E., Cohen M., Cosic I., Grace R. J., (1999), “Extremely Low Frequency (ELF) Pulsing Magnetic Field (PMF) Effects on Soft Tissues Injuries”, IEEE EMBS, 21, Vol. 2, 1295.
  2. Baldi, E., Lithgow, B., Heath, B., Cohen M.,, Cosic, I., Grace, R.J. 1999, A pilot study on the extremely low frequency (ELF) pulsing magnetic field (PMF) effect on soft tissue injuries: A preliminary analysis of results. Medical & Biological Engineering & Computing, 37, Suppl 1, 103-104.
  3. Cosic I., Baldi E., Grace R.J., Heath B, Cohen M., Lithgow B., 1999, Muscle Tissue Recovery Using the Low-frequency Electromagnetic Field, Medical & Biological Engineering & Computing, 37, Supp.2, (Proc. EMBES’99 – European Medical & Biological Engineering Conference, Vienna, Austria,) 1334-1335.
  4. Hopper, I. and Cohen M., Complementary Medicine and the Medical Profession: A Survey of Medical Students Attitudes. Alternative Therapies in Health and Medicine. 1998, 3(4);68-73. (Q1)
  5. Kwok, S.L. Cohen M., and Cosic, I. Mapping Acupuncture Points Using a Multi-channel Device. Australasian Physical and Engineering Sciences in Medicine 21(2): 1998; 68-72.
  6. Cohen M., Kwok, G., and Cosic, I., Acupuncture Needles and the Seebeck Effect: Do Temperature Gradients Produce Electro-stimulation? Acupuncture and Electrotherapeutics Research. 22 No 1: 1997; 9-15.
  7. Cohen M., Voumard, P., Birch, S., Jenvey, S., and Cosic, I. Low Resistance Pathways along Acupuncture Meridians have Dynamic Characteristics. Biomedical Engineering Applications, Basis and Communication. Vol 7, No 2 April 1995 p137- 142.
  8. Cohen M. Acupuncture in Australia:- A Review of its Current Position. Journal of the Australian Medical Acupuncture Society. 12 No 1: 1994. 8-15

FULL CONFERENCE PAPERS

  1. Cohen, M. Yoga in the West: Beyond therapy, International Conference on Yoga and its Applications, Melbourne, August, 2004
  2. Penman, S, & Cohen, M. The prevalence and use of yoga in Australia, International Conference on Yoga and its Applications, Melbourne, August, 2004
  3. Courtney, R., & Cohen, M. Normal and Dysfunctional Breathing. The wisdom of ancient traditional understanding and the evolution of current scientific perspectives International Conference on Yoga and its Applications, Melbourne, August, 2004
  4. Cohen M. An overview of complementary and alternative medicine? GP Upskill Day in Evidenced-Based Complementary Medicine, Monash Institute of Health Services Research, Melbourne, October, 2001.
  5. Cohen M. An overview of complementary and alternative medicine? Upskill Day in Evidenced-Based Complementary Medicine for Health Professionals, Monash Institute of Health Services Research, Melbourne, September, 2001.
  6. Cohen, M. Interdisciplinary Collaboration: Obstacles and Opportunities. Proceedings of the Integrative Medicine Conference and Exhibition, Hilton Hotel, Melbourne, September 2, 2001.
  7. Cohen M. Preventing Natural Disasters: Complementary Medicine and Diabetes Proceedings of the Contemporary Practices in Diabetes Conference Carlton Crest Hotel May 18, 2001 Melbourne.
  8. Cohen M. Bioenergetics and Basic Science: Bringing together ancient and modern concepts Proceedings of the International Conference on Functional Medicine April 28-30, 2001 Melbourne.
  9. Cohen M. What is complementary medicine? GP Upskill Day in Evidenced-Based Complementary Medicine, Monash Institute of Public Health, Melbourne, December 2000.
  10. Cohen, M, Heath, B., Lithgow, B., Cosic, I., Bailey, M., 2000 Pulsed Electromagnetic Field Therapy for Exercise-Induced Muscle Injury, 3rd International Conference on the Engineering of Sport, Sydney, Australia.
  11. Baldi, E., Lithgow, B., Heath, B., Cohen M., Cosic, I., Grace, R.J. 1999, A pilot study on the extremely low frequency (ELF) pulsing magnetic field (PMF) effect on soft tissue injuries: A preliminary analysis of results. Medical & Biological Engineering & Computing, 37, Suppl 1, 103-104.
  12. Cosic I., Baldi E., Grace R.J., Heath B, Cohen M, Lithgow B., 1999, Muscle Tissue Recovery Using the Low-frequency Electromagnetic Field, Medical & Biological Engineering & Computing, 37, Supp.2, (Proc. EMBES’99 – European Medical & Biological Engineering Conference, Vienna, Austria,) 1334-1335.
  13. Cohen, M. Bio-Energetics and Basic Science: Bringing together ancient and modern concepts. Third International Conference on Bio-energetic Medicine, February 1999 Clarion Plaza Hotel, Orlando, Florida.
  14. Cohen M. Bioenergetic Medicine; Exploring Applications and the Scientific Basis. Proceedings of the 1998 Integrative Medicine Conference, Hilton Hotel, October 1998.
  15. Cohen M. The Thermodynamics of Subtle Energy. Third International Conference on Integrated and Bio-energetic Medicine, University of Maryland, July 1998.
  16. Lazoura, H., Cohen M., Lazoura, E., Cosic, I. 1998, Do Acupuncture Points Have Different Absorption Properties to Laser Light Than Surrounding Skin? Proceedings of the 2nd International Conference on Bioelectromagnetism, 1998, 171-172.
  17. Cohen M., Behrenbruch, C., Cosic, I. 1998, Is there a Link Between Acupuncture Meridians, Earth-Ionosphere Resonances and Cerebral Activity? Proceedings of the 2nd International Conference on Bioelectromagnetism, 1998, 173-174.
  18. Cohen M., Wohlers, T. Is There a Relationship Between Sunspot Numbers and Psychiatric Admissions? Proceedings of the 2nd International Conference on Bioelectromagnetism, 1998, 149-150.
  19. Wicks, D. Cohen M. The Therapeutic Application of Static Magnetic Fields: A Case Study. Proceedings of the 2nd International Conference on Bioelectromagnetism, 1998, 107-108.
  20. Rauchberger, I. Dart A., Cohen M., Prediction of Carotid Pressure Waveforms by Mathematical Transformation of Pressure Waves Recorded from the Radial Artery. Proceedings of the 2nd International Conference on Bioelectromagnetism, 1998, 157-158.
  21. Rauchberger, I. Cohen M., Dart A., Analysis of the Diurnal Variation of Arterial Pressure Waves. Proceedings of the 2nd International Conference on Bioelectromagnetism, 1998, 185-186.
  22. Cohen M., Behrenbruch, C., Cosic, I. Shared Frequency Components Between Schumann Resonances, EEG Spectra and Acupuncture Meridian Transfer Functions 13th International Symposium on Acupuncture and Electro-Therapeutics, Columbia University New York October 1997, Published in Acupuncture and Electrotherapeutics Research, Vol 23 No 1, 1998 p 92-93.
  23. Lazoura, H., Cohen M., Sreckovic,M., Cosic, I. 1997, The Absorption of Pulsed Infrared Laser Light at Acupuncture Points. International Conference on Lasers ’97 Dec 15-19, New Orleans, Louisiana, USA.
  24. Behrenbruch, C., Cohen M., Cosic, I. 1997, ELF Resonances along Acupuncture Meridians. Proceedings of Physics Engineering Radiation Medicine -Information Technology (PERM-IT) Conference, Sept 9, Adelaide.
  25. Kwok, S.L. Cohen M. and Cosic, I. 1996, Multichannel Device for Mapping Acupuncture Points Proceedings of the Engineering & the Physical Sciences in Medicine and Health Conference, 21-24 October 1996 Rydges, Canberra. p197.