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educator , psychologist

Gerard Christopher Bodeker, Australian psychologist, educator. Grantee Traditional Medicine Research Project, Fogerty Center National Institutes of Health, 1993-1995. Member of Harvard Club of United Kingdom.


Bodeker, Gerard Christopher was born on October 23, 1949 in Perth, Western Australia, Australia. Son of Wilfred Bernard Thompson and Gladys Edna Bodeker.


Master of Science in Psychology, U.Western Australia, Perth, 1973—1973. Doctor of Education, Harvard University, Cambridge, Massachusetts, 1988—1988. Master of Education, Harvard University, 1985.


Senior clinical psychologist Department for Comty. Welfare, Perth, Australia, 1975—1977. Supervisor Family Support Workers Programme.

Dept for Comty. Welfare, Australia, 1977—1981. Research associate Dept of Psychology, Harvard University, Cambridge, Massachusetts, 1982—1984. Director Lancaster Foundation, Bethesda, Maryland, 1988—1992.

Head traditional medicine project National Museum Health & Medicine, Washington, 1993—1995. Chairman global initiative for traditional systems of health Department Dermatology and Institute of Health Sciences University Oxford, England, 1996—1998. Senior clinical lecturer in public health University Oxford (England) Medical School, since 1999.

Consultant World Bank, Washington, 1993—1996. Consultant Office of Alternative Medicine National Institutes of Health, Bethesda, Maryland, 1996, United Nations Development Program, New Delhi, 1998. Chairperson Commonwealth Working Group on Tradiitonal & Complementary Health Systems, London, 1998—2001.


  • Other Work

    • Editor: (Book) Medicinal Plants for Forest Conservation and Health Care, 1998. Editor: (Founding) Journal Alternative and Complementary Medicine, 1995. Contributor articles on traditional and complementary medicine.


Member of Harvard Club of United Kingdom.


Wilfred Bernard Thompson

Gladys Edna Bodeker