Mary Oleksowicz, LAc, is an adjunct professor with Pacific College of Oriental Medicine. She has been practicing herbal and integrated healing methods since 1994. She graduated from Mercy College with a Bachelor of Science in Health Sciences and obtained her Master of Science in Acupuncture and Oriental Medicine in 2004. She has practiced Chinese Medicine at Lutheran Medical Center in Brooklyn, NY, and Sound Shore Medical Center in New Rochelle, NY, as well as in private practice. An earnest believer in Traditional Chinese Medicine as an integrated modality, Mary enjoys helping students see the connection between Western medical pathology and TCM diagnosis. A well-known local speaker, Ms. Oleksowicz has taught classes on various aspects of anatomy, acupuncture, herbs, and living in harmony. In her free time, she enjoys reading and spending time in the garden with her two children.