Center for Medical Tourism Research

Center for Medical Tourism Research

Center for Medical Tourism Research (CMTR)

The Center for Medical Tourism Research (CMTR) is located in the H-E-B School of Business & Administration at the University of the Incarnate Word in San Antonio, Texas. This is the world's premier academic research center devoted to medical tourism / travel research. The center's founder and Director is David George Vequist IV, Ph.D. who is regarded as one of the leading academic speakers and authors on the industry of medical tourism / travel.

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See Below and the 2013 Conference tab (top left) for Information about the 2013 CMTR Annual Conference (CFP for Papers and Posters) & European Symposium (Draft Schedule)

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**Introducing the 2013 CMTR EUROPEAN MEDICAL TOURISM RESEARCH SYMPOSIUM**

APRIL 26-27, 2013 – HEIDELBERG, GERMANY

**Final Schedule Under the 2013 Conference Tab**
(Top Left)

KEYNOTE SPEAKER:
DR. LASZLO PUCZKÓ, XELLUM CONSULTING LTD.
Laszlo Puczkó is a Managing Director at Xellum Consulting Ltd. and teaches at the Budapest College of Communication and Business in Hungary

Important Note About Registration: Because of limited capacity please email Dr. Vequist (vequist@uiwtx.edu) in order to RSVP and guarantee your participation!

Conference Fees: 50 Euros- due Onsite
Government & Student Fees: 25 Euros- due Onsite
(verification of government/student status required)

Symposium Location:
European Study Center in Heidelberg, Germany
Bergstrasse 106
69121 Heidelberg, Germany
See this link for more information: http://www.uiw-heidelberg.eu/5.html

Symposium Chair:
David G. Vequist IV, Ph.D.
Founder/Director – CMTR
www.medicaltourismresearch.org
European Study Center in Heidelberg, Germany
Bergstrasse 106
69121 Heidelberg, Germany
Email: vequist@uiwtx.edu

The CMTR will be holding the CMTR European Medical Tourism Research Symposium
April 26-27, 2013 – Heidelberg, Germany.

The CMTR examines business, clinical, economic, ethical, legal, marketing, operational, policy, social justice, and societal impacts of the Medical Tourism, Medical Travel, Dental Tourism, Health Tourism, Wellness Tourism, Fertility Tourism, Transplant Tourism, and Retirement Tourism industries worldwide.

This symposium is open to all interested stakeholders in this emerging global industry.

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**New Dates Annouced for the Conference & CFP (see below)!**

Introducing the 4TH ANNUAL MEDICAL TOURISM RESEARCH CONFERENCE

For 2013, the CMTR's Annual conference will be co-locating with the 4th Annual Meditour Conference (see details at: http://www.meditourexpo.net/)
September 9th & 10th, 2013
TBD, Anaheim, California, U.S.A. (near the Disneyland resort)

Call for Papers & Posters (CFP) Abstract Information Below

KEYNOTE SPEAKER:
TBA

Conference Fees:(see the Meditour registration site: http://www.meditourexpo.net/conference-registration): $495+ (depending on access)
Student Fees (see the Meditour registration site: http://www.meditourexpo.net/conference-registration): $295+ (depending on access)
[Please Note: students may be eligible for scholarships- email Dr. Vequist at vequist@uiwtx.edu for details] (verification of student status is required)

Conference Chair:
David G. Vequist IV, Ph.D.
Founder/Director – CMTR
www.medicaltourismresearch.org
4301 Broadway, CPO #460
San Antonio, Texas 78209
Phone: +1 210 805-5825
Email: vequist@uiwtx.edu

The CMTR will be holding the 4th Annual Medical Tourism Research Conference in September 2013 at Anaheim, California, U.S.A. (near the Disneyland resort).

The CMTR examines business, clinical, economic, ethical, legal, marketing, operational, policy, social justice, and societal impacts of the Medical Tourism, Medical Travel, Dental Tourism, Health Tourism, Fertility Tourism, Transplant Tourism, and Retirement Tourism industries worldwide.

This conference is open to all interested stakeholders in this emerging global industry.

**Call for Papers & Poster (CFP) Abstract Information**

PAPERS & POSTERS ABSTRACT REQUIREMENTS
Originality: All paper & poster abstracts need to be original pieces of work owned and created by the author(s)

Language/Length: English/Approximately 1,500 words (all sections total)

Paper & Poster Abstract Required Sections: Title, Keywords, Purpose, Methodology, Background, Results, Conclusions, and Citations (prepare to cut and paste into this web-based abstract tool)

Format: Paper & Poster abstracts entries cannot contain diagrams, photographs and/or tables

Note: All paper & poster abstracts will be peer-reviewed

New Extended Date! Paper & Poster Abstracts are requested by: June 1st, 2013

Notification of acceptance by: June 14th, 2013

Submit Paper & Poster Abstracts here: http://www.surveymonkey.com/s/CMTR2013

 

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Center for Medical Tourism Research (CMTR)

www.medicaltourismresearch.org

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The Vision of the Center

To serve as the premier academic center for Medical Tourism/Travel research in the world. The center will provide high-quality research and thought-leadership in the economic, social justice, and societal impacts of the Medical Tourism/Travel industry. The center will also uphold the Mission of the University of the Incarnate Word: Faith; Service; Innovation; Truth; and Education.

What Does the Center Do?

The center is aggressively pursuing primary data and accumulating secondary data to support the development of thought leadership, best practices, lessons learned, and policy formulation in the new industries of Health Tourism, Wellness Tourism, Dental Tourism, Medical Tourism, and Retirement Tourism. As part of its purpose, the center will supply stakeholders around the world with leading edge research and the truth about the impacts of this trend on the countries, companies and people involved in this industry through the Center's websites and papers.

Center Director

David G. Vequist IV, Ph.D.
Phone - +1 210-805-5825
E-mail - vequist@uiwtx.edu
4301 Broadway, CPO #460
San Antonio, Texas, U.S.A.
78209


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