The American Academy of Ozonotherapy
The American Academy of Ozonotherapy (AAO) is an academy of health professionals dedicated to establishing standards for the art and science of Ozonotherapy, educating the public and other health professionals about the many uses of Ozonotherapy in medicine, and promoting research in Ozonotherapy. Our goal is to enhance the health and well being of people through this safe, inexpensive, and effective therapy. Newly founded in 2010, the AAO is the only professional academy dedicated to ozonotherapy in the United States. AAO is a proud member of the International Medical Ozone Federation (www.imeof.org ), and adheres to the standards endorsed by the IMEOF as described in the Madrid Declaration (see link below). Membership in the AAO is achieved by professionals with various credentials who have demonstrated a proven knowledge of the science and art of Ozonotherapy. All members of the AAO adhere to the AAO bylaws, regulations and guidelines as well as the ethical standards of the World Medical Association Declaration of Helsinki and the Madrid Declaration. To read more information about these, please visit the links directly below.
Madrid Declaration (first edition): http://www.aepromo.org/declaracion_madrid/Madrid_declaration.pdf
WMA Declaration of Helsinki: http://www.wma.net/en/30publications/10policies/b3/index.html
Ozone Generator Guidelines: AAO Guidelines for Ozone Generators For Medical Applications
Member Bylaws: AAO Bylaws Final 6.13
Among the AAO's activities are:
AAO Advisory Board
Frank Shallenberger, MD, HMD - President
Phil Mollica, DMD, NMD - Vice President
Jolene Shallenberger - Executive Secretary
David Minkoff, MD
Mark Bartiss, MD - Director of Outreach
Dane Keller Rutledge, Esq.
The AAO is sponsoring an ongoing Reserach Project titled, "The Safety and Efficacy of Ozone Therapy."