MSTCM/DACM Faculty

ACTCM at CIIS has assembled a distinguished group of faculty members who are committed educators with demonstrated expertise in their field. Nearly all of the licensed acupuncturists and physicians on the ACTCM faculty are also practicing clinicians who bring their real life professional experience into the classroom and clinic. The College ranks faculty members according to whether they are Core or Adjunct. Core faculty teach at the College on an ongoing basis. Adjunct faculty teach certain courses periodically.

Marilyn Allen, MS: Management and Administration, Pepperdine University, 1977. Current position: Public Relations and Marketing Director for the American Acupuncture Council. Adjunct: Practice Management.

Jenny Belluomini, MSN, NP, LAc. has over 30 years career experience in the fields of acupuncture and Chinese medicine and nursing. Jenny received a Bachelor of Science in Nursing from California State College in 1974, and in 1983, she obtained certification as a practitioner of Traditional Chinese Medicine from American College of Traditional Chinese Medicine. Jenny later acquired several body therapy certifications and a Master’s of Science in Nursing and Nurse Practitioner Certification from University of California at San Francisco, CA, in 1990, specializing in Women’s Primary Care. Jenny served as Department Chair for Western Medicine for nine years during the twenty-five years she has been employed as faculty at American College of Traditional Chinese Medicine. In addition to her wealth of experience as a practitioner and professor, Jenny is an experienced copy editor and contributor to numerous published articles about Obstetrics and Gynecology and various TCM-related articles which are published in the Journal of the American College of Traditional Chinese Medicine.

JoAnn Bennett, MSTCM, BA, LAc: American College of Traditional Chinese Medicine, 2002; BA in Humanities, New College of California, 2000. Current position: private practice. Adjunct: Needle Lab, clinic supervisor.

Gay Calhoun, MPH has worked in the field of public health for 25 years. She earned a Bachelor of Arts in Sociology from University of California, Berkeley and a Master of Public Health in Community Health Education from California State University in San Jose. Gay has taught a variety of courses related to community and public health, human sexuality, reproductive realth, social justice, race and gender Identity and more at high school and post-secondary school levels. Ms. Calhoun is an experienced trainer and presenter of Public Health topics for Alameda county and the state of California.

Erlene Chiang, DAOM, L.Ac. has been practicing Traditional Chinese Medicine since 1985. Her service and experience in the fi­eld of oncology includes the following: President, American Cancer Society, California Chinese Unit; Vice President, American Cancer Society; California Chinese Unit, Senior Administrative Director. She grew up in a family of famous physicians of Chinese medicine and is a third generation TCM doctor. Mentored by her father, she possesses a deeply re­fined talent for TCM diagnosis, oncology focused treatment strategies, with speci­fic emphasis on Chinese herbal formulas. Adjunct: TCM Oncology

Yuwen Cen, MBM, PhD, DAOM (candidate), LAc has worked in various hospital settings for 14 years, with focus on treating patients with chronic viral infection, such as HBV, HCV and HIV. Yuwen joining the fight to end Severe Acute Respiratory Syndrome (SARS) in China led to an advanced individual award from Guangzhou City Hall. In addition to membership in the national HIV treatment training team, Yuwen is an appointed tutor of master’s degree students in Guangzhou Medical University where she also earned a Master and Bachelor of Medicine in Clinical Chinese Medicine in 1999 and in 2008, a Ph.D. in Clinical Chinese Medicine. She was a visiting scientist within the Infectious Diseases Division of the University of Rochester School of Medicine and Dentistry from 2012-2013 and she is currently enrolled in the Doctor of Acupuncture and Oriental Medicine program at American College of Traditional Chinese Medicine.

Susanne DeCosterd, MS, PT, is a licensed physical therapist, earning a Master of Science in Physical Therapy in 1998. Prior to graduate level training, she earned a Bachelor of Arts in Kinesiology from CSU, Chico in Chico, California in 1990. Susanne has served as a volunteer in Haiti, and developed body mechanics classes and aquatherapy programs for individual patients and groups, depending on their needs and abilities.

Randy Fauver, PhD was a research fellow and principal investigator for the BIAL foundation in Portugal at California Institute of Integral Studies (CIIS) before his tenure as lead faculty and adjunct professor of research methods began at CIIS in San Francisco, California. Randy earned a Bachelor of Science from Bastyr University in Kenmore, Washington, and both a Master of Science and Ph.D. from the Institute of Transpersonal Psychology in Palo Alto, California. Randy has held editorial positions as peer reviewer and editor for both online and print healthcare and psychology journals. In addition to authoring a variety of published articles, Randy travels throughout the United States and Canada delivering presentations about the advancing field of transpersonal psychology.

Anahita Forati, DAOM, MSTCM, L.Ac obtained a Doctor in Acupuncture and Oriental Medicine (DAOM) in 2008 from Bastyr University in Kenmore, Washington, a Master’s of Science in Traditional Chinese Medicine in 2006, from the American College of Traditional Chinese Medicine (ACTCM), San Francisco, CA and a Bachelor of Science Botany/Pre-Med in 1993 from the University of California, Davis, California. Anahita has over 11 years of teaching, practitioner and research experience in the US and China, with current highlights including service as clinical faculty and credentialed provider of acupuncture treatments for the Department of Medicine in the ICU, inpatient and outpatient settings at Highland Hospital, and as co-owner of Golden Leaf Community Acupuncture in Berkeley, CA.

Mark Frost, MSTCM, LAc: American College of Traditional Chinese Medicine, 1989; Licensed Acupuncturist in California, 1989. Previous positions: ACTCM Clinic Director/ HIV Program; Acupuncturist, Institute for Health and Healing, California Pacific Medical Center, San Francisco, California; Honorary Member of Sohaku-In Foundation for Oriental Medicine, Rio De Janeiro, Brazil. Current positions: private practice. Core: Fundamental TCM Theory, TCM Materia Medica I-III, Eight Extraordinary Meridians, Patent Medicine, clinic supervisor.

Daniel Geren, DAOM, MSTCM, BS, LAc: American College of Traditional Chinese Medicine, 2017, 2012; BS in Genetics and Plant Biology from University of California, Berkeley, 2005. Current position: private practice. Adjunct: General Biology, Fundamental TCM Theory.

Steve Given, DAOM, LAc: DAOM, Bastyr University, Kenmore WA, 2006; MSTCM, Emperor’s College, 1992; BS in Biology, Portland State University, Oregon; Licensed Acupuncturist in California, 1992. Previous positions: Clinic Director, Emperor’s College of Traditional Oriental Medicine; Dean for Clinical Education, Yo San University; Associate Dean and DAOM Program Director, Bastyr University. Current positions: ACTCM Academic Associate Dean and Clinic Director. Core: History of Medicine, Literature Research, Pathology and Pathophysiology, clinic supervisor.

Betty (“B.J.”) Green, CST, CTMT: Certified Shiatsu Therapist and Acupressure Table Massage Therapist, 1969. Previous position: Director and Shiatsu/Massage Instructor, The Shiatsu Institute and Therapy Center, San Francisco, California. Current positions: private practice. Adjunct: Introduction to Shiatsu, Shiatsu Therapeutics I and II, Advanced Shiatsu Practicum.

Matthew Haug, MSTCM, L.Ac. earned a BA in English Literature in 1985 from New College of California, he attended the Southwest School of Botanical Medicine in 1991 and graduated from American College of Traditional Chinese Medicine in 2002, earning a Master of Science in Traditional Chinese Medicine. Matt has solid grounding in clinical anatomy and orthopedic evaluation, knowledge of Muscle Energy Techniques and training in Orthopedic Massage. In addition to private practice, with specialization in pain management, Matthew has authored published articles including “Pain Mechanisms and TCM” which appeared in the California State Acupuncture Journal (CSOMA) in 2010.

Sharon Hennessey, DAOM, MSTCM, LAc: American College of Traditional Chinese Medicine, DAOM in 2012, MSTCM in 1991; Licensed Acupuncturist in California, 1993; Clinical Internship, Chengdu University of Traditional Chinese Medicine, Sichuan China, 1991-1992. Current positions: clinical practice. Core: Meridians and Points I-III, Points Review Lab, clinic supervisor.

Valerie Hobbs, DAOM, MSOM, Dipl.OM, LAc, has 18 years of experience in higher education as an administrator and faculty. Her professional activities include membership with ACAOM as an accreditation site visitor and as an acupuncturist with the Colorado Acupuncture Medical Reserve Corps. Valerie’s education complements her life work, as she earned certification in Midwifery from El Paso Maternity Center in 1979 and a Master of Science in Oriental Medicine from Southwest Acupuncture College in 2007. In addition to her vast experience in healthcare, Valerie has numerous published works and presentations which integrate research findings on treatment using herbs and acupuncture with women’s health and treatment of pain and trauma.

Denise Hsu, MB/BS, LAc: Shanghai University of Traditional Chinese Medicine, major in Acupuncture-Moxibustion, and Orthopedics-Traumatology, 1982; Licensed Acupuncturist in California, 1986; Diplomate Acupuncture, NCCAOM, 1986; Previous positions: Translator and researcher on rheumatoid arthritis; Acupuncturist and Herbalist, Clinic of Shanghai Liao Yuan State Farm, Shanghai China; lecturer and TCM Physician, Shanghai University of Traditional Medicine affiliated with Yue-Yang Teaching Hospital, Shanghai China; CCAA Board member. Current positions: NCCAOM Commissioner; private practice. Adjunct: TCM Diagnosis II-III, clinic supervisor.

Aileen Huang, MB/BS, M.Pharm, MSTCM, LAc: American College of Traditional Chinese Medicine, 1997; Licensed Acupuncturist in California, 1997; MB/BS, Jilin Medical University, 1977; MS in Pharmacology, Beijing Second Medical College, 1982. Previous positions: Instructor, Pharmacology Dept., Xian Medical College; Lecturer and researcher, Dept. of Pharmacology, Capital Institute of Medicine; Visiting Scholar, School of Medicine, Kitasato University, Japan. Current positions: Director of Library/Learning Resource Center; private practice. Adjunct: Medical Chinese, Pharmacology, clinic supervisor.

Anita Huang, DAOM, MSTCM, LAc: American College of Traditional Chinese Medicine, 2000; Licensed Acupuncturist in California, 2000; Diplomate in Acupuncture and Chinese Herbal Medicine, NCCAOM, 2000. Current positions: private practice. Adjunct: clinic supervisor.

Deping Xu Ionin, MSTCM, LAc: American College of Traditional Chinese Medicine, 1990; Licensed Acupuncturist in California, 1991; Wu Son Hospital Nursing Program, Shanghai, China, 1986; Acupuncture Research Institute of Shanghai, 1986. Current positions: clinical practice. Adjunct: Medical Chinese, clinic supervisor.

Daniel Jiao, DAOM, LAc: Beijing University of Traditional Chinese Medicine, China, 1984; MSTCM and DAOM, American College of Traditional Chinese Medicine, San Francisco, 1993 and 2009. Previous positions: Board of Directors NCCAOM 1997-2006; Board of Directors of ACTCM 1997-2009; chief instructor of Oriental Medicine in the Medical Acupuncture Program, Stanford University, 1998. Current positions: Subject Matter Expert, NCCAOM, Foundations of Oriental Medicine; private practice. Adjunct: TCM Formulary I-III, Jin Gui Yao Lue.

Rachelle R. Johnson, ND, MSOM, MPH is a resident Naturopath at San Francisco Natural Medicine in San Francisco, California and a health educator, focused on the prevention and treatment of chronic illnesses through Naturopathic modalities and Chinese Medicine. Rachelle earned a Bachelor of Science in Chemistry in 2002, and a Master of Public Health in 2006 from the University of North Carolina at Greensboro. Rachelle completed studies for a Master of Science in Oriental Medicine while on the path to completion of a Doctor of Naturopathic Medicine degree, which she earned in 2014 from the National College of Natural Medicine in Portland, Oregon. Rachelle’s current published works and presentations support her knowledge and work experiences in Biochemistry, Naturopathy and Traditional Chinese Medicine.

Jung Sik Kim, DAOM, MSTCM, LAc: American College of Traditional Chinese Medicine, DAOM in 2010, MSTCM in 1998; Licensed Acupuncturist in California, 1999. Current positions: private practice, Assistant Director of Clinical Education. Core: Clinic and Program Orientation, Acupuncture Theory, clinic supervisor.

Bodo Klawonn, MSTCM, CMT, LAc: American College of Acupuncture and Oriental Medicine, 1994; Licensed Acupuncturist in California, 1994; Certified Massage Therapist, International Massage School, 1985; Current positions: private practice. Adjunct: clinic supervisor.

Eunyoung Lee, MSTCM, BA, LAc: received a BA in psychology from the Catholic University in South Korea and a MSTCM from American College of Traditional Chinese Medicine in 2003. Ms. Lee has been in private practice at the Musculoskeletal Medical Center with Christian Bocobo, MD since 2004. Eunyoung was a lecturer for the Senior Program at the Intercultural Institute of California, San Francisco, and served as an intern for the Ryan White Program, providing services to HIV/Aids patients. Eunyoung Lee is a DAOM candidate at Five Branches University. Adjunct: clinic supervisor.

Stanley Leung, MB/BS, LAc: Post-Graduate Training, Hunan College of Traditional Chinese Medicine, 1970; Hsiang Ya Medical College, 1962; Licensed Acupuncturist in California, 1981. Previous positions: TCM Physician, Worker’s Hospital of Hunan, China; Lecturer, Auxiliary Medical Class of Worker’s Hospital of Hunan, China; Commissioner for ACAOM; Director of Clinical Instruction, Chief Academic and Clinic Advisor, Department Chair of Acupuncture Theory and Technique, ACTCM. Current positions: clinical practice. Adjunct: Acupuncture Techniques II-III, clinic supervisor.

Dave Liu, MSTCM, MB/BS, LAc: Academy of Chinese Culture and Health Science, Oakland CA, 1992; Shanghai University of Traditional Chinese Medicine, Shanghai China, 1984; Diploma, American Institute of Acupuncture Orthopedics and Traumatology, San Francisco CA, 1997. Current position: private practice. Adjunct: TCM Internal Medicine I-III, Clinical Case Review and Management, supervisor.

Eugene London, DAOM, LAc: American College of Traditional Chinese Medicine, 2012; Graduate, Academy of Chinese Culture and Health Science, 1987; Licensed Acupuncturist in California 1987; Certified HIV Treatment Educator, Project Inform, 1998; Previous positions: Chair, San Francisco Chapter, California Association of Acupuncture and Oriental Medicine; Clinical Director, Immune Enhancement Project, San Francisco; Chair of NCCAOM Educational Development Committee, Foundations of Oriental Medicine. Current positions: NCCAOM Commissioner, clinical practice. Adjunct: Clinic Theater, clinic supervisor.

Bonney Lynch, MSTCM, BA, LAc: American College of Traditional Chinese Medicine, 2001; Certified Massage Therapist, 1989; BA in Theater Arts, Sonoma State University, Rohnert Park CA, 1984. Current position: private practice. Adjunct: clinic supervisor.

Anita Chen Marshall, DAOM, PharmD, LAc: DAOM, American College of Traditional Chinese Medicine, 2010; PharmD, University of the Pacific, 1976; Academy of Chinese Culture and Health Sciences, 1998; Licensed Acupuncturist in California, 1998. Current position: private practice. Adjunct: Drug and Herbal Interactions.

Ai-de Men, MS, LAc: Royal University of Traditional Chinese Medicine, 1989; Licensed Acupuncturist in California, 1988; University of Shangdong Traditional Chinese Medicine College, 1982. Previous position: Faculty, Samra University, Los Angeles CA. Current positions: private practice. Adjunct: TCM Classics: Shang Han Lun, Shang Han Lun Practicum.

Thanh (Tim) Trung Nguyen, PA-C, MSPAS, MPH, MS is a licensed Physician’s Assistant in the state of California, currently working at the Haight Ashbury Free Clinics providing primary care and psychiatric care to underserved populations and he is a member of “Rock Med”, providing acute care and stabilization to patients at rock concerts and festivals in the Bay Area. Tim has earned three master’s degrees in addition to completing studies for licensure as a Physician’s Assistant, graduating from Touro University, California in 2014, with a Master of Science in Physician Assistant Studies and a Master of Public Health; San Francisco State University, California in 2009, earning a Master of Science in Kinesiology with focus in Exercise Physiology; and the University of California Berkeley, California in 2007, earning double Bachelor of Art Degrees in Molecular & Cell Biology – Immunology emphasis & Integrative Biology – Health Sciences focus. Tim is also fluent in both English and Vietnamese.

Chris O’Donnell, MSTCM, L.Ac. is an acupuncturist with over 14 years’ experience which is complemented by the practice of Tui Na massage and assisting in the care of post-surgery patients. Chris earned a Master of Science in Traditional Chinese Medicine from the American College of Traditional Chinese Medicine in 2002, and a Bachelor of Arts in Anthropology from University of California Santa Cruz in 1996. From 1997 though 1999, Chris participated in Chinese language studies in two locations; University of California, Berkeley in Berkeley, California and Beijing Normal University in Beijing, China.

Pamela Olton, MT (ASCP), LAc: San Francisco College of Acupuncture and Oriental Medicine, 1987; Licensed Acupuncturist in California, 1987; California Licensed Clinical Lab Scientist, 1976. Current positions: Laboratory Manager and Coordinator of the Acupuncture Program, Haight-Ashbury Free Medical Clinic, San Francisco; private practice; Core: Meridian Theory, Acupuncture Technique I-III, Auricular Acupuncture, clinic supervisor.

Ning Pan, MB/BS, LAc: Guangzhou University of Traditional Chinese Medicine, China, 1992; Licensed Acupuncturist in California, 2002. Previous positions: Director, Guilin Acupuncture Association; TCM Physician, Departments of Internal Medicine, Orthopedics and Acupuncture, Guilin Hospital of TCM. Current positions: private practice. Core: Meridians and Points I-III, Acupuncture Techniques I-III, clinic supervisor.

Leah Qubty, RD is a registered dietician and with experience in clinics, research environments and as a volunteer and in hospital settings. Leah is currently attending Northeastern University in Boston, as a graduate student of Applied Nutrition with an emphasis on Nutrition Education. She completed the Dietetic Internship portion of the program at Saint Mary’s Hospital/Mayo Clinic of Rochester, Minnesota. Prior to advanced studies in nutrition, Leah earned a Bachelor of Arts with majors in Food/Nutrition/Dietetics and Biology from Concordia College in Moorhead, Minnesota in 2010.

Mi-Yung L. Rhee, DACM, MSTCM, LAc is an experienced professional in the fields of marketing, communications and administrative management. Her broad range of skills and education includes completion of a Bachelor of Science in Journalism from Northwestern University in Evanston, Illinois; Korean Language studies in Seoul, South Korea; work as a Freelance Research Analyst/Translator in London, the United Kingdom; earning a Master of Arts in Asian Studies in 1990, from the University of California, Berkeley in Berkeley, California; and a Master of Science in Traditional Chinese Medicine and Doctor of Acupuncture and Chinese Medicine degrees from the American College of Traditional Chinese Medicine in San Francisco, California, completing them in 2015 and 2017, respectively. In addition to experience as a translator throughout her professional career, Mi-Yung served as copyeditor for various publications and remains an active volunteer and advocate within cultural and community associations in the San Francisco Bay Area.

Kathryn Ryan, MSTCM, LAc: American College of Traditional Chinese Medicine, 1984; California Licensed Acupuncturist, 1985; Current positions: Contract research work on acupuncture, Stanford University, California; private practice. Adjunct: clinic supervisor.

Alistair Shanks, MS, BS: began his training in the Taoist Internal Arts in 1994 with his teacher Master Bruce Frantzis. He is certified to teach both the Wu Style Taiji Long & Short Forms, Taoist Breathing, four styles of qigong, and the Ba Gua Single Palm change. Alistair holds a Master’s degree in Buddhist Studies and Pastoral Care from the Graduate Theological Union in Berkeley. He currently works as the Volunteer Program Manager at Zen Hospice Project in San Francisco. Adjunct: Tai Ji Quan.

Kaylah Cheryl Sterling, MEd, MTOM, LAc: Pacific College of Oriental Medicine, 1994; Licensed Acupuncturist in California, 1995; Diplomate in Acupuncture and Chinese Herbal Medicine, NCCAOM, 1995; MEd, Temple University, 1979. Previous position: ACTCM Acting Dean of Education. Current positions: private practice. Adjunct: Clinic Observation I/Theater, clinical supervisor.

Jason Su, DAOM, MB/BS, LAc: DAOM, American College of Traditional Chinese Medicine, 2009; MB/BS, Zhejiang College of Traditional Chinese Medicine, Zhejiang, China, 1983; Licensed Acupuncturist in California, 1988. Previous positions: TCM Physician, Zhejiang Hospital of Traditional Chinese Medicine, Zhejiang, China; Faculty, Acting President, Dean of Faculty and Dean of Clinic, Meiji College of Oriental Medicine, Berkeley, California. Current positions: private practice. Core: TCM Materia Medica I-III, TCM Internal Medicine I-III, TCM Classics: Wen Bing, AOM Comprehensive Review, clinic supervisor.

Yuan-Jin Tao, MB/BS, LAc: Chengdu Traditional Chinese Medicine College, China, 1986; Licensed Acupuncturist in California, 1998. Current positions: private practice. Adjunct: Acupuncture Treatment for Disease, Clinical Case Review and Management, clinic supervisor.

Jared Van Der Beek, MSTCM, LAc, PT, IMTC is a licensed practitioner of acupuncture and physical therapy with a private practice in San Francisco, California where he blends manual therapy with physical therapy and acupuncture. Jared is also an experienced teacher and presenter to healthcare professionals at local, national and international conferences and events. After obtaining a Bachelor of Science in Physical Therapy from the University of Vermont in 2001, Jared became certified in Integrative Manual Therapy through a program at Connecticut School of Integrative Manual Therapy in 2002 and he was certified in Traditional Chinese Medicine Dermatology in 2012. Jared earned a Master of Science in Traditional Chinese Medicine from the American College of Traditional Chinese Medicine in 2010.

Paz Vizcarra, LAc: Licensed Acupuncturist in California, 1997; Diplomate in Acupuncture and Chinese Herbology, NCCAOM, 1993. Current position: private practice. Adjunct: clinic supervisor.

Qinyu Wang, PhD, MS, MB/BS, LAc: PhD in Science of Acupuncture and Tuina at Guangzhou University of Chinese Medicine in 2004, MS in Science of Acupuncture and Tuina at Anhui University of TCM in 2001, BS in Science of Acupuncture and Tuina at Hunan University of Chinese Medicine in 1995. Previous positions: Researcher in Neurology Department, UCSF Medical School; Researcher in Neurosurgery Department, Medical School of University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston; Associate Professor, Acupuncture and Tuina School of Guangzhou University of Chinese Medicine; Resident at the Chinese Medicine Hospital of Yongzhou City, Hunan China. Current position: private practice. Adjunct: TCM Diagnosis II, TCM Gynecology, clinic supervisor.

Jonathan Wheeler, DAOM, MSTCM, CMT, LAc: American College of Traditional Chinese Medicine, 2017, 1999; Licensed Acupuncturist in California, 2000; Diplomate in Acupuncture and Chinese Herbology NCCAOM. Current positions: private practice, Wu’s Healing Center, San Francisco, CA. Core: Meridians and Points I-III, Meridians and Points Review, TCM Nutrition, Introduction to Tunia, clinic supervisor.

Carla Wilson, DAOM, PhD, MA, LAc: American College of Traditional Chinese Medicine, 2011; Health Education and Community Health Education and Leadership, New College of California, 2004; Licensed Acupuncturist in Hawaii 1987, New York 1993, Florida 1994. Previous positions: Director of Medical and Health Services, Osborne Association, Bronx, NY; Executive Director, Quan Yin Healing Arts Center, San Francisco, CA. Adjunct: Patient Management and Ethics.

Devin Wu, DAOM, MSTCM, PT, LAc: American College of Traditional Chinese Medicine, DAOM in 2010, MSTCM in 2005; MS, University of the Pacific, 1996; Licensed Acupuncturist in California, 2006. Current positions: private practice. Adjunct: Human Anatomy I, Surface Anatomy, Physical Assessment, Advanced Physical Assessment.

Liping Zhu, MSTCM, LAc: American College of Traditional Chinese Medicine, 2004; Licensed Acupuncturist in California, 2004; Qi Gong study, International Life Science Academy, Sichuan, China, 1992-1994; Daoist studies, Taiyi Swimming Dragon Form Association, 1990-1996; Resident student, San Francisco Zen Center, 2000-present. Current positions: Qi Gong and Tai Ji Quan instructor, private practice. Adjunct: Qi Gong.

Bingzeng Zou, PhD, DC, MB/BS, LAc: PhD in Integrative Orthopedics and Traumatology, China Academy of Chinese Medical Sciences, Beijing China, 1994; Doctor of Chiropractic, Life University, Marietta, Georgia, 1999; Bachelor of Medicine in TCM, Guangzhou University of Chinese Medicine, Guangzhou China, 1983. Previous positions: Faculty and TCM physician, Institute of Orthopedics and Traumatology, China Academy of Chinese Medical Sciences, Beijing China, 1983-1996; Faculty member 2000-2008, Academic Dean 2003-2008, Southwest Acupuncture College, Albuquerque/Santa Fe, NM. Current positions: ACTCM Academic Dean, professor, faculty practice. Core: TCM Diagnosis I, TCM Internal Medicine I-III, Acupuncture for Musculoskeletal Injuries, clinic supervisor.