John Weeks was honored for his 30 years as a leading advocate of integrative medicine with a lifetime achievement living tribute on May 15, 2014, during the International Research Congress on Integrative Medicine and Health (IRCIMH) conference in Miami.
Sponsors of this tribute included the Academic Consortium for Complementary and Alternative Health Care, the Consortium of Academic Health Centers for Integrative Medicine, the Integrative Healthcare Policy Consortium, and FON Therapeutics, among others.
The tribute committee published a 68-page book filled with affectionate accolades from such leaders as Clement Bezold, PhD; Josephine Briggs, MD; Barbara Dossey, RN, PhD; Larry Dossey, MD; Tracy Gaudet, MD; Christine Goertz, DC, PhD; Liza Goldblatt, PhD, MPA/HA; Adi Haramati, PhD; David Katz, MD; Mary Jo Kreitzer, RN, PhD; Joseph Pizzorno, ND; Pamela Snider, ND; Andrew Weil, MD, and Ruth Westreich. The e-book version is available for free download here.
Best known as the force behind The Integrator Blog, Weeks has been a tireless champion of integrative medicine for decades and has held numerous leadership positions in various organizations. The former executive director of the American Association of Naturopathic Physicians (AANP), Weeks was also honored by AANP in 2012 as a Champion of Naturopathic Medicine.