ACTCM Alum Partners with UCSF to Shift Western Research Paradigm

After Developing a TCM Protocol to Treat Polycystic Kidney Disease, Dr. Jennifer Ashby, DAOM, Proposes Clinical Pilot Study Research into the efficacy of acupuncture and traditional Chinese…

5 Takeaways from the ACTCM Opioid Integrative Talk

An estimated 140 people die from drug overdoses every day in the U.S. with about two-thirds of deaths linked to opioids. To address what is now considered…

TCM’s Transformative Approach to the Opioid Crisis

Morphine. Oxycodone. Hydrocodone. Codeine. We’re all familiar with the addictive drugs that make up the opioid crisis. It’s a deadly problem, with no easy solution. Traditional Chinese…

Treating Internet & Gaming Addiction with Acupuncture, Q&A with Diana Yang, DACM Graduate

Ever feel like you’re constantly glued to your phone or computer? Scrolling through Instagram for hours? Candy crush got your hooked? For many, Internet addiction is a…

New Study Explains the Physiology of Acupuncture in Migraine Treatment

According to epidemiological research, severe headaches or migraines affect one in six Americans [1], and headaches in general were “reported to be the third-largest cause of years…

Can Acupuncture Treat Cancer?

An Interview with TCM Oncology Specialist Dr. Erlene Chiang For years, cancer patients have sought out traditional Chinese medicine (TCM) to help counteract the harsh side effects…

Dr. Jun Wang Named China Projects Research Fellow

June 14, 2017

We’re excited to announce that Doctorate of Acupuncture and Oriental Medicine Director and ACTCM Faculty Member Dr. Jun Wang has been named the China Project Research Fellow for the upcoming 2017-18…

Dr. Jun Wang, Director of DAOM and ACTCM Faculty Member

Acupuncture Gets Status as an Independent Profession by Labor Bureau

October 12, 2016

The Bureau of Labor and Statistics (BLS) is poised to formally recognize acupuncture as an independent profession. In a proposed change to official standards, the BLS recently…

New Tong Ren Tang Education Center and Herbal Store at CIIS

September 27, 2016

Beijing Tong Ren Tang (TRT), China’s largest and most highly regarded brand of Traditional Chinese Medicine, entered into a three-year educational partnership with ACTCM at CIIS in April 2015…

DAOM Capstone Presentation Highlights

May 22, 2015

By Dr. Sharon Hennessey, L.Ac. On May 15 doctoral students, friends, family, and acupuncture enthusiasts filled the auditorium at the church of Theresa of Avila on Connecticut…