Prof. George Vithoulkas
George Vithoulkas – Professor of Homeopathic Medicine
George Vithoulkas is today Honorary Professor at the University of the Aegean, Greece, Honorary Professor at the Moscow Medical Academy (Academy of Medical Sciences), Honorary Professor at the State Medical University of Chuvash Republic, (Russia), Professor at the Kiev Medical Academy, Honorary Professor of PHEE “Kyiv Medical University”, Collaborating Professor at the Basque Medical University (2001-2004), Doctor Honoris Causa of “Dr. Viktor Babes” University of Medicine and Pharmacy of Timisoara (Romania) and Doctor Honoris Causa of “Iuliu Hatieganu University of Medicine and Pharmacy of Cluj-Napoca (Romania).
In 1996, he was honored with the Right Livelihood Award (also known as Alternative Nobel Prize, www.rightlivelihood.org) “…for his outstanding contribution to the revival of homeopathic knowledge and the training of homeopaths to the highest standards”.
In 2000, George Vithoulkas was honored with the Gold Medal of the Hungarian Republic, by the country’s President, Arpad Goncz, for his work in the homeopathic medicine.
1n 2012, he was honored with the Honorary Award of National Medical Academy of Postgraduate Education in Ukraine named after P.L.Shupyk (George Vithoulkas – Honorary Professor, a distinguished scholar and teacher).
His main contributions to Medicine are the following:
The Levels of Health
The Continuum of a Unified Theory of Diseases
The Definition of Health
On the 1st of June, 2010, the International Academy of Classical Homeopathy launched the E-Learning Program in Classical Homeopathy http://www.vithoulkas.edu.gr
This course is an academic, on-line program based on the highest educational standards according to the principles of Samuel Hahnemann which is adopted and accredited by several medical Universities.
Prof. Vithoulkas has written many books which have been translated in 34 languages and many articles which have been published in peer reviewed journals.
In 1980, George Vithoulkas was invited by the World Health Organization to write the first article on Homeopathy for the book Traditional Medicine, published by WHO, as well as the main article in the round table discussion for WHO’s scientific magazine, the World Health Forum journal.
On the 11th of June, 1999, George Vithoulkas was requested by the Council of Europe to make a day- long presentation on homeopathic medicine (as part of their evaluation of alternative therapeutic methods) before the Social, Health and Family Affairs Committee.
In 1996, he was invited by the European Parliament to explain the position of homeopathy and after his presentation the European Parliament voted in favour for Homeopathy.