Nian Peng “Michael” Shi, 49, of Piedmont, has been appointed to the California Acupuncture Board. Shi has been an adjunct professor at the American College of Traditional Chinese Medicine since 2009 and clinical director at Wellspring Clinic since 1991. He was an associate acupuncturist with Pacific Complementary Medicine Center from 1994 to 2005. Shi served as an expert examiner for the California Acupuncture Licensing Examination Committee from 1995 to 1996 and an expert item writer for the California Acupuncture Committee from 1992 to 1995. Shi earned a Master of Science degree in traditional Chinese medicine from the American College of Traditional Chinese Medicine. This position requires Senate confirmation and the compensation is $100 per diem.
About American College of Traditional Chinese Medicine
American College of Traditional Chinese Medicine (ACTCM) has provided affordable, quality health care to the public and trained professionals in acupuncture, massage and Chinese medicine since 1980. In addition to its graduate curriculum, ACTCM offers continuing education, public education, community outreach and clinical services in acupuncture and herbal medicine. ACTCM has been the recipient of many awards for its curriculum, faculty and clinic, and has been voted “Best of the Bay” by both the San Francisco Weekly and the San Francisco Bay Guardian. ACTCM is accredited by the Accreditation Commission for Acupuncture and Oriental Medicine and is a private, nonprofit, 501(c)(3) tax-exempt organization.