The Acupuncture Trialists' Collaboration is funded by an R21 (AT004189I from the National Center for Complementary and Alternative Medicine at the National Institutes of Health to Dr Vickers) and by a grant from the Samueli Institute.
The collaboration includes physicians, clinical trialists, biostatisticians, practicing acupuncturists and others. The list of collaborators at the time of writing is as follows:
Claire Allen, is the consumer representative ('patient advocate'). Mrs Allen is the Deputy Administrator at the Cochrane Collaboration Secretariat.
Mac Beckner, MIS, is Vice President of the Information Technology and Data Management Center at the Samueli Institute.
Brian Berman, MD is Professor of Family & Community Medicine at the University of Maryland School of Medicine and Director of the Center for Integrative Medicine.
Benno Brinkhaus, MD, is professor at the Institute for Social Medicine, Epidemiology and Health Economics, Charité - University Medical Center, Berlin, Germany.
Remy Coeytaux, MD, PhD, is Associate Professor, Community and Family Medicine, Duke University.
Angel M. Cronin, MS, is a research biostatistician at Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center.
Hans-Christoph Diener, MD, PhD is Professor of Neurology and Chairman of the Department of Neurology at the University of Duisburg-Essen, Germany.
Heinz G. Endres, MD, is a senior research assistant and lecturer at the Ruhr-University Bochum, Germany.
Nadine Foster, DPhil, BSc(Hons), is Professor of Musculoskeletal Health in Primary Care, Arthritis Research UK Primary Care Centre, Keele University, UK.
Juan Antonio Guerra de Hoyos, MD, is director of the Andalusian Integral Plan for Pain Management, coordinator of Andalusian Health Service Project for Improving Primary Care Research
Michael Haake, MD, PhD is an orthopedic surgeon who directs the Department of Orthopedics and Traumatology of the SLK-Hospitals in Heilbronn, Germany.
Richard Hammerschlag, PhD, is the Emeritus Dean of Research at the Oregon College of Oriental Medicine in Portland, Oregon.
Dominik Irnich, MD, is head of the Interdisciplinary Pain Centre at the University of Munich, Germany.
Wayne B. Jonas, MD, is the president and chief executive officer of the Samueli institute.
Kai Kronfeld, PhD, is a clinical trialist at the Interdisciplinary Centre for Clinical Trials (IZKS Mainz), University Medical Centre Mainz, Germany.
Lixing Lao, PhD, is professor at the University of Maryland, and director of Traditional Chinese Medicine Research at the Center for Integrative Medicine at that institution.
George Lewith, MD FRCP is a Professor of Health Research directing the Complementary and Integrated Medicine Research Unit at Southampton Medical School, UK.
Klaus Linde, MD, is research coordinator at the Institute of General Practice, Technische Universität München.
Alexandra Maschino, BS, is a data analyst at Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center.
Dieter Melchart, MD, PhD, is a Professor directing the Centre for Complementary Medicine Research (Znf) at the Technische Universität München
Albrecht Molsberger, MD, PhD, Prof. is an orthopedic surgeon, a practicing acupuncturist and the president of the German acupuncture research group.
Hugh MacPherson, PhD, is a Senior Research Fellow who heads the Complementary Medicine Research Group at the University of York, UK.
Eric Manheimer, MS, is a research associate at the University of Maryland School of Medicine Center for Integrative Medicine.
Karen J. Sherman, PhD, MPH is Senior Scientific Investigator at the Group Health Research Institute, Seattle WA.
Hans Trampisch, PhD, Chair of the department of Medical Statistics and Epidemiology at Ruhr-University Bochum, Germany.
Jorge Vas, MD PhD, is the Chief Medical Officer of the Pain Treatment Unit, Dos Hermanas Primary Care Health Center (Andalusia Public Health System), Spain.
Andrew J. Vickers (collaboration chair), PhD, is Assistant Attending Research Methodologist at Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center.
Norbert Victor, PhD, is Professor Emeritus at the University of Heidelberg, where he was previously Chair of Medical Biometry, and Director of the Institute for Medical Biometry and Informatics.
Peter White, PhD, is a lecturer in research methodology at the School of Health Sciences, University of Southampton, UK.
Stefan N. Willich, MD, MPH, MBA is Professor and Director of the Institute for Social Medicine, Epidemiology and Health Economics, Charité University Medical Center, Berlin, Germany.
Claudia M. Witt, MD, MBA; is Professor for Complementary Medicine at the University Medical Center Charité and Vice Director of the Institute for Social Medicine, Epidemiology and Health Economics, Berlin, Germany.