AIMM President, Dr Janethy Balakrishnan Bokstrom

Dr. Janethy Balakrishnan is known for her foresight into the Integrative Medicine space, stemming from her 33 over years of evolving clinical practice. This is within the mainstream modern medicine medical disciplines as well as being an educator in the advanced preventative, regenerative, aesthetic, nutritional and botanical medicine modalities.


She completed her first post graduate Masters in Healthcare Management. (Swansea, Wales) in 2000.

In 2005, Dr. Janethy was one of the pioneers to be Board certified in Anti-Aging Medicine (USA) in Asia.

Shortly, she obtained a Fellowship in Aesthetic Medicine (USA) subsequently being a Master Trainer, she had certified physicians in Aesthetic Medicine in southeast Asia. The local doctors had successfully achieved their LCP with this certification.

In 2006, she achieved another pioneer status in Asia by being a Certified Nutrition Specialist by CBNS, USA. 

She served as a senior oral Board Examiner for American Academy of Anti-Aging and Regenerative Medicine (ABAARM) in USA, Dubai and A5M in Australia between 2006-2010.

She was also trained in autologous Stem Cell therapy in Germany from 2009 to 2014 when she resided in Sweden.

In 2019, she completed her advanced diploma in clinical aromatherapy and medical cannabis.


She returned to Malaysia under ‘Returning Expert Program’ by Talentcorp in 2014. She then founded and serves as the President of the Association of Integrative Medicine.

She is active on the advocacy scene being interviewed on national live TV and recorded podcasts.


She has lectured in over 50 international medical conferences and is also a keynote speaker. 

The bulk of her voluntary service is being the organising Chairman of various International Medical Conferences for the past 20 years.

Apart from this, Dr Janethy sits on the International Scientific Advisory Board of Euromedicom, Anti-aging Medicine World Congress and is also a member of the Editorial Board of Prime Journal, UK, Informa Healthcare.


She believes in empowering her patients, because health is a basic human right and is everyone’s responsibility. Healthcare should not be just delivered but greatly encouraged by well-informed self-care.

  • MBBS
  • MSc Healthcare Management
  • Certified Nutrition Specialist
  • Board Certified in Anti-Aging Medicine
  • Board Oral Examiner for ABAARM, USA, Australia and Dubai)
  • Certified Master Trainer in Aesthetic Medicine
  • Fellowship in Restorative and Aesthetic Medicine
  • Certified Diploma in Medical Cannabis
  • Certified in Advanced Diploma in Aromatherapy
  • Member of the Scientific and Advisory Board of World Anti -Aging and Aesthetic Medicine
  • International Speaker/ Keynote Speaker
  • Editorial Board of Prime Journal, UK
  • Organising Chairman of International medical conferences
  • President/Founder of Association of Integrative Medicine, Malaysia


 M.B.B.S. (India)
Kasturba Medical College, Manipal.
Mangalore University
Completed internship in India 1984-1989


Post Graduate

  1. MSc Healthcare Management (Wales, UK)
    Conferred Masters in 2000.
    Topic of thesis: Reinventing Health Care in Malaysia.
    Thesis; (Health Economics) was recommended for publication.
    Diplomate in Anti aging Medicine – American Board of Anti Aging Medicine Certification. (ABAAM Certification)
    Passed written examination in 2004.
  2. Board Certified Physician in ABAAM
    Passed Board oral exams in 2005
  3.  Certified Nutrition Specialist (CNS)
    Certification Board for Nutrition Specialists (CBNS)
    Passed written exams in 2006, in Reno, USA
  4. Fellowship in Restorative and Aesthetic Medicine (AARAM)
    Passed exams in 2006, after completing attachment in Miami, USA.
  5. Diploma in Medical Cannabis and CBD Oil
    Passed with Distinction in 2019
  6. Advanced Diploma in Aromatherapy
    Passed with Distinction in 2019
  • Speaker and Organizing Chairman of 3rd International Integrative Medicine Conference, Malaysia, 15 to 16 October 2022
  • Speaker at International Conference in Medicinal Herbs and Addiction Treatment by University Malaya, 28 to 29 September 2022
  • Speaker at CIM, Malaysia Medical Association, Kuala Lumpur, 27 August 2022
  • Moderator/Organizing Chairman of webinar ‘Clinical Trial Requirements for Medical Cannabis by NPRA’, 2020
  • Speaker and Organizing Chairman of 2nd International Integrative Medicine, Kuala Lumpur, October 2019
  • Speaker and Organizing Chairman at Annual International Nutritional and Lifestyle Medicine Symposium, Kuala Lumpur, November 2018.
  • Speaker at A5M Melbourne, August 2018.
  • Speaker at MMA-T&CM division Conference, Kuala Lumpur , April 2018.
  • Speaker and Organizing Chairman at Inaugural International Integrative Medicine Kuala Lumpur, February 2018
  • Keynote speaker at 3rd Herbal Summit, Osaka, October 2017
  • Faculty speaker at IMCAS, Bali. July 2017
  • Speaker at 4th American Anti Aging Conference, A4M Dubai, 17th -19th November 2015
  • Speaker at Ist AMAC and Aesthetic Asia Conference, Singapore 2014
  • Speaker at 7th AustraliaAsia Academy of Anti aging, Aesthetic and Regenerative Medicine, Melbourne, 2013
  • Speaker at BCRAAM, Bangkok, Anti aging, Rgenerative and Aesthetic medicine, September 2012
  • Speaker at 3rd  Dubai Congress of Anti Aging and Aesthetic Medicine (DCAAM), October 2010
  • Speaker at European Masters in Anti aging and Aesthetic Medicine (EMAA), Paris. October 2010
  • Speaker at BCRAAM, Bangkok, anti aging, regenerative and aesthetic medicine, September 2010
  • Speaker at T3ARM, anti aging, regenerative and aesthetic medicine, Taipei, Taiwan, June 2010
  • Speaker at  Anti-Aging Medicine World Congress and MediSpa (AMWC) in Monte Carlo, Monaco April 2010
  • Speaker at 2nd DCAAM, Dubai in November, 2009
  • Speaker at 3rd AustraliaAsia Academy of Anti aging, Aesthetic and Regenerative Medicine, Melbourne, 2009
  • Speaker at EMAA, Paris in Aesthetic Medicine, 2008
  • Speaker at A5M on Regenerative Medicine and Aesthetic Medicine in Sydney, 2008
  • Speaker at Eurasian International conference on anti aging and aesthetic medicine in Bangkok  2008
  • Speaker at ICAAM Asia 2007 in Shanghai-International Conference on Anti-Aging & Preventive Medicine ( on Aesthetic Dermatology)
  • Speaker at 6th APACAS World Congress on Cosmetic and Dermatologic Surgery-    Manila, Philippines   2007
  • Speaker at 4th Intracom, KL 2007
  • Speaker for Pharmanex in KL, Singapore and Bangkok as anti aging specialist-2006/7 Speaker for Costam and SFFR roadshow in anti aging -2007
  • Speaker  in  workshop and seminar Hong Kong Chapter of ACCS, Hong Kong-2007
  • Speaker at the Australasia Academy of Ant Aging Medicine – Bali 2006
  • Invited lecturer at the Academy of family Physicians for Anti Aging and Aesthetic Medicine, KL.-2005-2007
  • Speaker at 2nd International Aesthetic Conference, KL2007
  • Speaker at 1st ASEAN Congress Primary care in KL 2007 Speaker at 2nd International Aesthetic Conference, KL2007
  • Speaker at 1st ASEAN Congress Primary care in KL 2007
  • Speaker at 3rd and 4th Annual Conference of SAAAMM, KL -2006 and 2007
  • Speaker at International Aesthetic Medicine Conference, KL-2006
  • Speaker in Aesthetic Medicine and Intradermotherapy by ASAMI, KL-2006
  • Speaker at Annual conference of Malaysia Anti Aging and Aesthetic conference, KL -2006
  • Speaker at 3rd Aesthetic medicine seminars organised by SAAAMM in KL 2005
  • Speaker at International Institute of Aesthetic medicine conducted in KL-2005
  • Master Trainers  IMCAS, Bangkok, 2007
  • International Certificate in Anti Aging Medicine  Specialization – 2003 and 2004, University Center of Charleroi- Belgium.
  • International Certificate in Mesotherapy, Aesthetic Medicine 2005
  • American Academy of Aesthetic Medicine in Singapore.
  • Certification of Participation by American and European Academy of Anti Aging Medicine;
  • Anti-Aging Medicine A4M -Las Vegas, USA 2002,2005, 2006,2008
    Chicago, 2004,2007,
  • 12th Annual World Congress on Anti Aging Medicine. 2004
  • Anti Aging World Conference-Paris, France, 2003 and 2004
  • Anti Aging World Conference- Monte Carlo, Monaco 2005
  • Asia-Pacific Anti-aging conference- Bali 2005 Conference of Aesthetic Medicine, Singapore,2006
  • Botox Cosmetic Training-Advanced Course- Bangkok, Thailand 2004
  • Certificate of technical training in Lasers- Seoul,  S.Korea 2004.
  • Founder/President of Association of Integrative Medicine, Malaysia 2014
  • Co- Founder of Institute for Integrated Regenerative Medicine 2014
  • Founder and President of Asia Academy of Anti Aging and Aesthetic Medicine, 2006
  • Member -Malaysian Medical Council since 1990
  • Past Vice-President (2004-07)– Society of Anti- Aging and Aesthetic Medicine, Malaysia
  • Organizing Vice-Chairman for the 1st and 2nd and 3rd Anti Aging and Aesthetic Medicine Conference in Malaysia.
  • Organizing Chairman for Inaugural and 2nd International Integrative Medicine Conference 2018, 2019
  • Organizing Chairman for Annual International Nutritional and Lifestyle Medicine Symposium 2018
  • Organizing Chairman for 1st International Aesthetic Medicine Conference 2006, KL.
  • Organizing Chairman of 2nd International Aesthetic Medicine Conference 2007, KL
  • Organizing Chairman of 2nd International Aesthetic Medicine Conference 2008, KL
  • Member of International Scientific Advisory Board for Australasia Academy of Anti-Aging Medicine.
  • Member of the Scientific Advisory board of Euromedicom., Anti Aging Medicine World Congress
  • Board Oral Examiner  for ABAARM, A4M USA, 2005-2008
  • Board Oral Examiner for A5M in Melbourne, 2009
  • Board Oral Examiner for ABAARM, A4M, Dubai 2010
  • Editorial Board Member of Prime Journal, UK, Informa Healthcare
  • Foundation Fellow in Integrative Medicine Malaysia
  • Foundation Fellow in Anti-aging and Aesthetic Medicine Malaysia
  • Member of Malaysian Medical Association
  • Awarded Foundation Fellow by SAAARMM (Society of Anti Aging, Aesthetic and Regenerative Medicine Malaysia) in 2013
  • Returning Expert Programme / TalentCorp Malaysia. 2014
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