Practitioner Corner: June Spotlight – Amy Mager, DACM, L.Ac., FABORM, Dipl.OM

Covid-19 Was In The House

TCM & COVID-19
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Amy Mager, DACM, L.Ac., FABORM, Dipl.OM

In December 2019, we were all hearing about COVID-19 in China and Europe. On March 1st, the first case arrived in Westchester, NY. My Mom’s elder community went into immediate lockdown. Upon hearing that news, my husband and I spoke of retrieving 5 of our 6 children who were in school or working in NY, Boston and Philadelphia.… Read the rest »

Practitioner Corner: February Spotlight Belinda He, DAOM, Dipl.OM (NCCAOM), LAc, LMT, CPMT

I am a graduate of American College of Acupuncture & Oriental Medicine in Houston, TX where I spent 4 years earning my Masters of Acupuncture & Oriental Medicine (MAOM). I am also a graduate of The American Academy of Acupuncture and Oriental Medicine in Roseville, Minnesota where I have obtained Doctor of Acupuncture and Oriental Medicine (DAOM). I am a national certified and Taxes State Licensed Acupuncturist and Herbalist. Licensed Massage Therapist, Certified Pediatric Massage Therapist.

It is the goal of my practice to help patients improve and maintain optimal health through prevention and natural healing.… Read the rest »

My Experience on the TCMzone Training & Study Program in China, May 2019 -Bruce Gustafson, LAc., DAOM Fellow, Associate Dean Emperor’s College of Traditional Oriental Medicine

I had been looking for a few years for the right time in my busy professional life to have the opportunity to travel and study TCM in China. With my eye on the TCMzone sponsored tour and their Clinic+Bruce_headshotprevious successes, I signed up for the May 2019 tour and study. It turned out to become the greatest study and travel experience I’ve had, and far exceeded my expectations.

After a direct flight to Beijing and checking in to our comfortable, modern 4-star hotel, we took advantage of an extra day before the formal tour started.… Read the rest »

Practitioner Corner: August Spotlight, Byron Barth, L.Ac.

If you’re reading this you are more than likely involved in someway (practitioner, doctor, administrator, teacher, TCM business or sales) in this wonderful healing medicine/art. We are all truly lucky and blessed to have found Traditional Chinese Medicine as a wayByron_Cropped to heal people naturally and fulfill our own purpose.
My path began in the fine arts (Theater BA and English), with a degree from York University, in Toronto in 1991. I was a late bloomer, so to speak, because it took 6 more years after theater arts graduation for me to discover the healing arts.
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Practitioners Corner: July Spotlight, Dr. Yoon Hang “John” Kim, M.D., MPH

I was drawn to medicine after reading my father’s medical text book in Korean which advocated combining the strengths of Eastern wisdom with Western sciences. My journey to become a healer began as a chemist researching protein chemistry and Kim-John-MD croppedpharmacology. After deciding to pursue a more clinical path, my medical training led me through family medicine, preventive medicine, public health, acupuncture, Tai Chi, and integrative medicine.
As a residential fellow at the University of Arizona, I was fortunate to train with Dr.
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Practitioners Corner: June Spotlight, Dr. Yueying Li, L.Ac.

Medicine has always been my passion since my youth. I discovered the amazing healing effects of Chinese Medicine from my own personal experiences of treating sports injuries and skin conditions. I have been practicing Chinese Medicine for 34 years, in China, YueYing Li (2)_croppedthe UK, and currently in Los Angeles California. I earned both my medical degree and Chinese Medical education and training in China in 1983. I then completed an advanced dermatology specialty training in China. In addition to my practice, I have always loved teaching Chinese Medicine. 
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Practitioners Corner: May Spotlight, Dr. Pamela Robbins

It is a privilege to discuss my thoughts on TCM and Acupuncture and relate some of my observations on the incorporation of its use in Western hospital settings. As a native of Singapore, I am a third-generation practitioner of Traditional Oriental Medicine. OnePam Robbins L.Ac.5 (2) (002) could say I was raised in the medicine.  Both my grandfathers were herbologists and TCM doctors.  While holding earlier business-related degrees from Brigham Young University/Hawaii, I earned my Cardiovascular degree from Santa Fe College in Gainesville, Florida and my Traditional Chinese Medicine Training from East-West College of Natural Medicine in Sarasota, Florida and with that received National Board certification with NCCAOM.  … Read the rest »

Practitioners Corner: April Spotlight, Dr. Yiwen Su

Traditional Chinese Medicine is not only the medicine of the past, but also of the present and of the future. I feel blessed to have received such intensive training in the origin of this medicine, inherited the valuable knowledge and skills passed on by the true Su-Yiwen-website (002)masters of the older generations and witnessed the healing power of this medicine in China as well as overseas.
I am a licensed acupuncturist and East Asian Medicine Provider in the State of Washington and a diplomat of Acupuncture and Chinese Herbology (NCCAOM). 
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Practitioners Corner: February Spotlight, Amy Sear, A.P., Dipl.OM

Oriental medicine practice and utilization in America is in such an exciting period of growth and expansion, and I feel so blessed to be in practice at this time. I did my training in the mid 1990’s inAmy Sear_Best Choice Miami, FL and got my license in early 1997. The times have changed so much, on every front, that many of my students seem so shocked when I tell them stories ‘of the old days’, even though in the grand scheme of things, it was not that long ago.… Read the rest »

Practitioners Corner: January Spotlight, Dr. Hua Bing Wen, B. Med., MS, L.Ac.

Medicine is the only profession I ever considered. I earned my medical degree from Beijing University of Chinese Medicine in 1987 and then my Masters of Science in Integrated Clinical Medicine. I have always believed that every patient deserves personalizedpic-Dr.Huabing.Wen treatment and so this is how I conduct my practice. Based on the individual conditions, I design a treatment plan specific to each person using acupuncture, herbal treatments, dietary recommendations, and lifestyle counseling.  In order to customize my herbal treatments I find using TCMzone granule packets to be the absolute best methodology for a safe, effective, and simple plan.… Read the rest »