Eran Ben-Arye, MD
Address: Moshav Alonei-Aba, Israel 36005
Eran Ben-Arye has an MD degree from the Faculty of Medicine of the Hebrew University of Jerusalem. He specialized in family medicine at the Department of Family Medicine, The Bruce Rappaport Faculty of Medicine, The Technion – Israel Institute of Technology, Haifa, Israel. Prof. Ben-Arye developed and instructed in a complementary medicine education program in the Division of Complementary Medicine at the Department of Family Medicine, University of Maryland, Baltimore, USA. He is the co-founder and director of the Unit of Complementary and Traditional Medicine at the Department of Family Medicine, Haifa, and the director of the Integrative Oncology Program within the Haifa and Western Galilee Oncology Service, Lin and Carmel Medical Centers, Clalit Health Services. Prof. Ben-Arye is on the faculty of the Bruce Rappaport Faculty of Medicine, The Technion, and since 2007 has been the chairperson of the Israel Society for Complementary Medicine of the Israel Medical Association. Prof. Ben-Arye is the Primary Researcher of the Middle East Research Group in Integrative Oncology (MERGIO) within the Middle East Cancer Consortium (MECC) and is an elected member of the Society for Integrative Oncology (SIO) Board of Trustees, SIO Regional Ambassador to Europe and the Middle-East and co-director of the SIO Online Task Force. He is a nominate member of an expert panel charged with the development of the American Society of Clinical Oncology (ASCO) and joint guideline titled “An integrative approach to cancer-related pain management”. His research interests include integrative and complementary medicine, family medicine, integrative oncology, medical education, doctor-patient communication, evidence-based medicine and research, and traditional and cross-cultural medicine. He has authored and co-authored 165 manuscripts in peer-reviewed journals and 9 chapters in oncology textbooks concerning integrative oncology, doctor-patient communication, sociology and nutrition. Prof. Ben-Arye has constructed and co-conducted more than 15 clinical studies in the area of complementary and integrative medicine, including three randomized controlled studies.