Dr. Oschman has degrees in Biophysics and Biology from the University of Pittsburgh and has worked in major research labs around the world. To learn about the theories and practices underlying complementary methods, Jim has both taught and attended classes at various schools around the world, and experienced a wide range of bodywork techniques.
Dr. Oschman is a member of the Scientific Advisory Board for the National Foundation for Alternative Medicine, recently re-named The Foundation for Alternative and Integrative Medicine (FAIM) in Washington, DC, USA. On November 16, 2002, Jim was presented with the Foundation’s Founders Award at a ceremony held at the Madison Hotel in Washington, DC. The Foundation is currently focused on researching electromagnetic devices for treating cancer.
He sits on the editorial board for the Journal of Bodywork and Movement Therapies, the Journal of Alternative and Complementary Medicine, and Fluid Mechanics: Open Access and has published articles in each of these journals. Jim continues his research and writing in Dover, New Hampshire, where he is President of Nature’s Own Research Association.