ARCCIM welcomes visiting Professor Charlie Xue
Professor Charlie Xue
ARCCIM is delighted to announce our latest Honorary appointment – Professor Charlie Xue of RMIT University has recently accepted a Visiting Professorship for an initial three year term. Professor Xue is a world-leading researcher in traditional and complementary medicine, and in addition to being Head of the School of Health Sciences he is also Director of the World Health Organisation (WHO) Collaborating Centre for Traditional Medicine, RMIT University.
Professor Xue's main research interests are evidence-based medicine and translational research with a focus on Complementary and Alternative Medicine (CAM, acupuncture and herbal medicine) for chronic respiratory diseases and pain management. His team consists of six postdoctoral fellows and fifteen PhD candidates. He has established extensive links nationally and internationally in traditional medicine research. Prof Xue’s research has been supported by AU$15M research grants including funding from NHMRC, ARC as well as Federal and State Government. Professor Xue is a well-respected world-leader in randomised controlled trials around herbal and traditional medicine and his expertise will provide excellent value-add to our collaborative research initiatives.
Professor Xue brings a wealth of academic and research leadership to the international field of traditional and complementary medicine UTS and ARCCIM are very fortunate to be working with him and the RMIT University team to further the evidence-base in this area of health care.