Chad Conner has over 18 years of experience developing and overseeing successful, integrative medicine centers in both the United States and abroad. As a licensed acupuncturist, herbalist and massage therapist with a Master of Science in Oriental Medicine, Chad has provided Chinese Medical services to the University of San Diego medical school free clinic, and San Diego Hospice while also running a successful private practice for 18 years. He also served as an assistant professor at Pacific College of Oriental Medicine.
While abroad for over 13 years, Chad co-founded Ananda Health Center’s in Casablanca Morocco. Ananda was the first Multi- Disciplinary Wellness Center’s in Morocco, offering Acupuncture, Osteopathy, Massage Therapy, Psychotherapy, Yoga, Tai Chi and Reiki. Chad also lead many workshops and residential retreats in Morocco using the 5 elements emotional spiritual correspondences with inquiry based process work. He also had many international experts give trainings and workshops at the Center. His treatment styles included Japanese Acupuncture and process orientated psycho-emotional techniques. During his time in Morocco he founded Institute of Wu Wei, the first Acupuncture school in Morocco which met once a month for a 4 year formation in Traditional Chinese Medicine. I partnered with the oldest Acupuncture School in France, SPERE, and had many students pass their Acupuncture certification in France.
Over the last 5 years Chad has studied and incorporated Cannabis Medicine into his practice and co-founded Pure Ratios. Pure Ratios is a vertical integrated medical Cannabis and CBD Hemp company specializing in combine eastern natural medicine and western scientific research to create unique products. As such, Pure Ratios is home to the award-winning 96 Hour Topical Reservoir Patch, Patented Lozenges, Aromatherapy infused Vape Cartridges, Herb infused CBD and THC Topicals and Capsules. He was featured in several PodCasts talking about Cannabis and Chinese Medicine. He is currently writing a book on Cannabis Medicine for natural health practitioners. He also co-founded Pure Pharms, a 10,000 sf cultivation facility and AcuuCanna LLC which owns a 5000sf custom Harborside Dispensary in Coachella Valley which has a drive thru.
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