Health Coaches and Acupuncturists Team to Reduce Falls Among the Elderly

Balance Project student-researchers use Chinese medicine and Tai Chi to treat participants.

An innovative CIIS research project is exploring one of the most significant challenges to healthy aging: falls. Falls are the leading cause of injuries--fatal and nonfatal--for elderly Americans. Falls can rob seniors of their independence and burden families; they also result in significant medical costs. A...

A Statement on Antiracism, Hope and Black Resistance

By Rachel Bryant, Director, Office of Diversity and Inclusion June 10, 2020 Dear Beloved Community, Like many of you, I am left raw by the relentless violence…

Envisioning the Future: Alumni Spotlight Jennifer Ashby, DAOM

Our Envisioning the Future blog series gives you a glimpse of some of the exciting and diverse careers and opportunities our ACTCM graduates are pursuing. Our alumni share their…

Envisioning the Future: Alumni Spotlight Dr. Kristina Yotive, DACM

Our Envisioning the Future blog series gives you a glimpse of some of the exciting and diverse careers and opportunities our ACTCM graduates are pursuing. Our alumni…

Envisioning the Future Series: Alumni Spotlight Dr. Shermie Cadabona

Our Envisioning the Future blog series gives you a glimpse of some of the exciting and diverse careers and opportunities our ACTCM graduates are pursuing. Over the…

Envisioning the Future Series: Alumni Spotlight Dr. Nikki Cerone-Fancher

Our Envisioning the Future blog series gives a glimpse into some of the exciting and diverse opportunities being pursued by our graduates. Over the next few months,…

Using TCM to Fight COVID-19

Since COVID-19 has gained momentum these past weeks, many are looking for ways to stay healthy, to strengthen their immune systems, and for relief of mild symptoms….

Acupuncture for the People: ACTCM Alum María José Montijo on Volunteering in Puerto Rico

María José Montijo is an ACTCM alum, singer-songwriter and harpist, and Puerto Rico native, who has been volunteering as an acupuncturist in Puerto Rico on and off…

Chinese Medicine is Gaining Ground in Mental Health Treatment

In a recent presentation at CIIS, Dr. Zhang-Jin Zhang, a professor at the University of Hong Kong with an expertise in Chinese and Western medicine, as well neuroscience, made the case for using Chinese medicine to treat neuropsychiatric disorders.

Acupuncture with Animals: Q & A with ACTCM Alum, Ella Woods

As part of our alumni Q&A series, we sat down with MSTCM and DAOM graduate, Dr. Ella Woods, L.Ac. Aside from working with human patients, Ella dedicates a…