Jan Vagedes, MD, MA (ARCIM Institute, Filderklinik, University of Tuebingen)
Dr Jan Vagedes is the scientific leader of the ARCIM Institute (Academic Research in Complementary and Integrative Medicine), which is located in the Filderklinik, an anthroposophic hospital, and which cooperates with different universities and research institutes in Germany, Europe, USA and Australia. He is head of department of pediatrics (Filderklinik) and a research associate in the department of Pediatrics at the University of Tübingen. Dr. Jan Vagedes received his MD degree from the Ludwig Maximilian University, Medical School (Munich) and his MA degree (Magister Artium) in Philosophy from the High school for Philosophy (Munich). He is board member of "Medizinisches Seminar Bad Boll", a post-graduate training initiative in Anthroposophic Medicine. Dr Vagedes wrote the widely read parent guide on integrative pediatrics “Das Kindergesundheitsbuch” and gives lectures regarding complementary and integrative medicine worldwide. His main research interest is in the psycho-physiological effects of complementary and integrative therapies.