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BCOM Alumni Association President

Leon Chaitow ND DO 

 The British College of Osteopathic Medicine (BCOM) are delighted to announce the appointment of    
 Mr Leon Chaitow as President of the BCOM Alumni Association.

 Leon Chaitow is a highly respected figure within the osteopathic community and alumnus of the
 College.  Editor-in-Chief of the Journal of Bodywork & Movement Therapies since 1996, Leon
 has written  numerous major textbooks on manual medicine. He graduated from BCOM
 (then the British College of  Naturopathy and Osteopathy, BCNO) in 1960 and went on to train
 in Acupuncture and Cranial Osteopathy. Leon served as Chief External Examiner at the Israeli
 College of Natural Health Sciences,  Tel Aviv, Israel and External Examiner at the College of Osteopaths in London.

Leon was awarded an Honorary Fellowship by the University of Westminster for ‘services to osteopathy and complementary medicine’ in 2005, and also by the British Naturopathic Association in 2007.  Over the years Leon has been invited to speak at international osteopathic, chiropractic, physiotherapy and naturopathic conferences in North America, Australia and Europe, including presenting a keynote speech at the International Conference on Advances in Osteopathic Research (ICAOR) held at BCOM in 2012.


Career history and background



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