Roger Newman Turner - Curriculum vitae

Roger Newman Turner ND, DO, BAc

111, Norton Way South
Letchworth Garden City
Hertfordshire SG6 INY
United Kingdom

also at: I, Harley Street, London WIG 9QD,

Date of birth: 29th April 1940, Radlett, Herts. UK
Status: Married, one daughter, one son

Stawell Primary School, Nr. Bridgewater, Somerset
St Andrews School, Knowle Hall, Bridgewater, Somerset 1948-53
Sidcot School, Winscombe, Somerset 1953-58
5 O-levels 2 A-levels (1 Scholarship level)

British College of Naturopathy & Osteopathy, London 1959-63
Diploma in Osteopathy, Naturopathic Diploma

British College of Acupuncture Licentiate in Acupuncture 1966 Bachelor of Acupuncture 1973 Zero Balancing Association Certified Zero Balancer 1993 Professional career 1963 -present Private practice as naturopath, osteopath, and acupuncturist. Principal of multi-disciplinary out-patient clinic providing complementary medicine, established in 1958.

Professional registrations
General Council and Register of Naturopaths
General Osteopathic Council
British Acupuncture Council (Fellow)

Professional memberships
British Naturopathic Association (Fellow)
British Osteopathic Association
Zero Balancing Association

Academic Societies

Medical and Scientific Network (UK)
Institute for Functional Medicine (USA)
BBENSCH regional osteopathic society

Offices and appointments
Research Society for Natural Therapeutics, secretary 1966- 75 (Arranged many post-graduate seminars and courses including first cranial osteopathy tuition in the UK)
British Committee for Natural Therapeutics, 1973-83 (chairman1981-83) (National arm of IFPNT -monitored legislation and lobbied on matters of concern to complementary professions)
British College of Acupuncture, faculty 1974-96 (chairman Board of Governors 1982-85)
British Acupuncture Association, council 1984-1995 (President, 1992-94)
Research Council for Complementary Medicine, Trustee1983-present (Chairman 1993-97)
Tyringham Naturopathic Clinic Foundation, Trustee 1985-2005 (trust dissolved)
Royal Society of Medicine Colloquia on Conventional and Alternative Medicine, 1983-87 Steering Committee (arranged series of inter- disciplinary conferences on initiative of Prince of Wales)
Commission on Naturopathic Medicine, 1989-91 (Established working definition of naturopathy and produced report for GCRN)
Education Standing Committee GCRN (1998-2000) (Developed a core curriculum for naturopathic undergraduate education in the UK)

Lectured and broadcast on complementary medicine in various parts of the world including:
First 3rd-World Congress of Acupuncture, 1979. Colombo,Sri Lanka.
Science of Alternative Medicine, 1985. International guest-lecturer at this series of conferences held in Sidney, Brisbane, and Melbourne, Australia.
International Conference on Holistic Health and Medicine, 1989. Bangalore, India. Keynote speaker. International Advisory Committee member . (Guest keynote Dalai Llama)
American Association of Naturopathic Physicians Annual Conference, 1990. Phoenix, Arizona. International guest-lecturer.
First European Congress on Naturopathy, 1991. Turin, Italy.
Northwest Naturopathic Physicians Conference, 1992, Vancouver, Canada. International guest lecturer .
International Dead Sea Conferences, 1992, 1993, 1996. Keynote speaker and Advisory Committee member for this series of interdisciplinary conferences in Israel.

Books & literary
First Aid Nature's Way (first published as Naturopathic First Aid, 1969)
Diets to Help Hayfever and Asthma ( 1970)
Diets to Help Heart Disorders ( 1971 )
Slimmers Guide to Calories (1974)
Self-Help for Gallbladder Troubles ( 1977)
Diets to Help Control Cholesterol ( 1978 )
Principles and Practice of Moxibustion, co-author with Royston Lowe ( 1981 )
Naturopathic Medicine (1984, 1990)
New Self-Help for Angina (1987)
The Hay Fever Handbook (1988)
Banish Back Pain (1989)

(All published by Thorsons Publishers, London, England. Translated variously into French, Spanish, Portuguese, Hebrew. Italian, Greek) Naturopathic Medicine (2000, revised and updated edition published by HeALL)
Contributor and editorial advisor to various handbooks and encyclopaedias on health and healing (see separate list).
Senior Editor, Foundations of Naturopathic Medicine Project. An international project to produce a comprehensive textbook of naturopathic medicine.

British Journal of Acupuncture, Editor 1981-92
European Journal of Oriental Medicine, Editorial Board 1993-95
British Naturopathic Journal, Editorial Board 1987-93. Editorial advisor 1993-present
Complementary Therapies in Medicine, Editorial Board 1985-2005. Editorial advisor 2000-present
Formerly editorial advisor to Journal of Alternative and Complementary Medicine (UK), Journal of Naturopathic Medicine (US)

Inter-Medics Ltd, Director 1964-1996. Small family business importing and distributing health foods and herbal medicines from Switzerland and Germany and acupuncture equipment from China and Japan. Wound up 1996.

Singing, acting, directing, theatre, opera, trekking, swimming, gardening, laughing.