Over 5,000 Acupuncturists Come Together to Fight Spread of COVID-19

Over five thousand acupuncturists and Chinese medicine professionals are participating in a vast effort to acquire and spread information on how to fight the spread of coronavirus and COVID-19 with the help of acupuncture and herbal remedies. Pacific College of Health and Science, the largest acupuncture and Chinese medicine college in the nation, joined forces …

Ganjapreneur Discusses Pacific College and Oaksterdam’s New Medical Cannabis Certificate Program

February 10th, 2020 Ganjapreneur, a resource for cannabis professionals, recently interviewed Dale Sky Jones, president and CEO of the cannabis education institution Oaksterdam University, and Malcolm Youngren, COO of Pacific College, about the new collaboration between the two schools: the Medical Cannabis Certificate Program. Jones discusses Oaksterdam’s long, difficult path, including a federal raid in …

Forbes Cites Pacific College Nursing Director Carey Clark on the Spread of Cannabis Misinformation

February 10th, 2020 The erratic patchwork approach to cannabis legalization at both state and federal levels has left many confused. It’s still federally illegal for any purpose, yet 11 states have ruled that recreational use is legal, and 33 more that medical use is legal–though 14 of those states limit THC content. Meanwhile, the FDA …

The Leaf Online on Pacific College’s New Cannabis Curriculum

January 30th, 2020 The Leaf Online,  which covers aspects of the cannabis world including science, business, lifestyle, and politics, recently published an overview of Pacific College’s new cannabis certification program, the first college-level accredited certificate of its kind in the United States. “The medical cannabis courses are designed to produce healthcare professional who can educate …

CULTURE Magazine on Pacific College’s New Medical Cannabis Certificate

October 3rd 2019 CULTURE, a magazine covering entertainment and lifestyle trends in the medical cannabis community, just took a look at Pacific College’s new online Medical Cannabis Certificate program–the first accredited, college-level certificate of its kind in the nation. Students of the online program can expect to learn how to coach patients on the therapeutic …

ABC 10News on Pacific College’s First-Ever Medical Marijuana Certificate Program

September 10, 2019 San Diego’s ABC 10News interviewed Pacific College President Jack Miller on the school’s new three-semester Medical Cannabis Certificate program, the first of its kind, which enables healthcare professionals to responsibly and effectively prescribe medical marijuana to their patients. The segment aired this morning. “We thought it was important for health care professionals …

Pacific College Faculty, Alumni, and Board Member Lead National Research at Society for Acupuncture Research

By Stacy Gomes The 2019 Research, Health Care Policy and Community Health conference in Burlington, Vermont showcased the expansive skills and accomplishments of several faculty and alumni. Faculty members Beau Anderson (New York) and Anna Smith (San Diego) and alumnus Ken Glowacki (San Diego) kicked off the pre-conference with the Educator’s Roundtable on how we …

PCOM’s Acupuncture Clinics for the Homeless Featured in the San Diego Union-Tribune

PCOM-SD’s acupuncture clinics for the homeless were recently featured in an article by the San Diego Union-Tribune. Check out an excerpt below or read the full article! Free clinics commonly offer homeless and low-income people medical and dental services, but some San Diego clinics also offer acupuncture administered from students studying the alternative therapy. “Acupuncture …