Allen, Marilyn, MS

With an MS in management and administration from Pepperdine University, Marilyn Allen is an expert in practice-building, office management, marketing, and professional ethics and jurisprudence. In addition to teaching the Practice Management class at Pacific College, Marylin has also been the editor of Acupuncture Today since 1999. Marilyn serves as the Public Relations and Marketing …

Anderson, Belinda, PhD, LAc

Dr. Anderson earned her PhD in Molecular Biology from the University of Sydney (Australia), and her Master’s degree in Acupuncture and Chinese Herbal Medicine from the New England School of Acupuncture (NESA, Boston, MA). Dr. Anderson has over 20 years of administrative, clinical, research and teaching experience. She is an Associate Clinical Professor at Albert …

Asbury, Hal, MS, LAc

Hal Asbury, MS, LAc became interested in Chinese medicine as a result of his martial art studies. Spending more than 20 years learning and assistant teaching martial arts earned him instructor (Sifu) levels in Hung Ga kung fu (Hung Family Shaolin) under Sifu Frank Yee, Xing Yi Quan (Form-Will Boxing) and Ba Gua Zhang (Eight …

Austin, Catherine, LAc

Catherine Austin earned her Master’s Degree from the American College of Traditional Chinese Medicine in 1998. She has been a Licensed Acupuncturist in private practice for 15 years in both Northern and Southern California and in South America, specializing in digestive disorders, allergies, auto-immune diseases, and women’s health. Ms. Austin has done extensive studies in …

Bai, Guidun, PhD, LAc

Dr. Bai is currently an instructor at Pacific College of Oriental Medicine in New York Campus. Born in a family of western medicine in China, Guidun has studied the knowledge and wisdom of Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM) since childhood and began his academic training in TCM theories; Chinese herbs, acupuncture and tuina as a teenager …

Baker, Eric, LAc, MSOM

Eric Baker graduated from Midwest College of Oriental Medicine in 2000. Eric has been a professor at Pacific College of Oriental Medicine since 2003. He is currently affiliated with The CORE Center, a satellite of Cook County and Rush Presbyterian/St. Luke’s Hospitals, specializing in HIV/AIDS. He is also in private practice with Ingalls Memorial Hospital.

Baritot, Adam, LMT

Adam is a NYS Licensed Massage Therapist with more than a dozen years practical experience. He received his massage certification from the Finger Lakes School of Massage in 2000. After moving to New York City, Adam completed a two-year Journeyman Apprenticeship with renowned massage master Ettia Tal, where he studied Pregnancy Massage, Reflexology, and Deep …

Bender, Brian, LAc, MS, MTOM

Brian Bender earned his BS in Education/Mathematics from the University of Colorado in 1975, and in 1984 he received a Master’s degree from the McLaren College of Business Administration, University of San Francisco. After earning his MSTOM degree from Pacific College in 1996, Brian has gone on to teach at the International Professional School of …

Blakeway, Jill, LAc

YinOva founder Jill Blakeway is a licensed and board certified acupuncturist, clinical herbalist, and both a highly skilled and an empathic and intuitive practitioner. She is also an author and speaker. She specializes in the care of women and children, and in particular in using Chinese medicine to enhance fertility and fertility treatments. Her work …

Boccino, Joan, MS, LAc

Joan Boccino is a graduate of Pacific College of Oriental Medicine in New York and has maintained a private practice in Manhattan since 1997. Her post graduate studies have included work at the Shanghai College of TCM/Yue Yang Integrative Medicine Hospital and continuing education coursework with Jeffrey Yuen. She was the first non-MD acupuncturist to …