Susan Fox, Initially Skeptical—Now Testifying to the Value of the Transitional Doctorate

Susan Fox, student: “Having been in practice for nearly 18 years, I initially questioned the added value that Pacific College’s transitional doctoral program could provide. I can attest that it has been instrumental in my growth as a medical professional and has deepened my knowledge of integrative medicine and my community. The return on investment …

The Transitional Doctorate Takes R Scott Moylan’s Practice to the Next Level

Scott Moylan, student: “I have been practicing acupuncture and Chinese medicine for close to 20 years. I was nervous at first to take on the challenge of the t-DACM program, but my fears were quickly alleviated. The online program to access the class was well explained and easy to master. The feeling of being in …

The Bridge Between Western Medicine and Acupuncture: Majid Trabibzadeh’s Transitional Doctorate

Dr. Majid R Tabibzadeh, LAc, MSAOM, DACM (MD background and homeopath): “After graduation as a Master of Science and preparing to start practicing acupuncture I was concerned about many things, because I see a significant gap between TCM and Western medicine. I knew that the culture of the Western world needs scientific proof for trusting …

Setting Her Sights Ahead with the Transitional Doctorate: Magdalene Frank-Moore

Dr. Magdalene Frank-Moore, DACM: “My experience in the doctoral program at Pacific College of Health and Science has been enlightening and enriching. The professors and faculty members I interacted with at Pacific College understand that students of all ages, nationalities, and cultures learn in different ways. They transferred knowledge about our discipline by encouraging discussions …

Kacy Korczyk, Gaining Higher Understanding Through the Transitional Doctorate

Dr. Kacy Korczyk, DAc, DiplAc: “I am extremely grateful for the t-DAc program and the expansion of knowledge and connection with colleagues it has provided. Through the program I have achieved a higher understanding of my patients and have become more interested in adjacent therapies to better my patient’s care overall. Thank you to Pacific …

“I Needed this Degree to Succeed”: Jessica Gerber on the Transitional Doctorate

Dr. Jessica Gerber, DAc, MS, LAc: “Admittedly, my original motivation for the t-DAc was the title ‘Doctor’; however, after one semester, it became evident that I needed this degree to succeed in my career. I had been highly functioning as a researcher and clinical acupuncturist for almost 10 years prior to enrolling in the tDAc …

Take What You Can Handle and Complete Your Transitional Doctorate: Guek Charest

Dr. Guek Charest, DACM, AP, LAc: “I chose the t-DACM program at Pacific College because I have always wanted to obtain the highest degree available in this wonderful career in TCM. The program offered the flexibility to reach my goal by providing convenient online classes especially with having two young boys and my own acupuncture …

Get to Know Danielle M. Solomon, DAOM, an Acupuncturist with Tribeca Smiles

Dr. Solomon, DAOM, is a licensed acupuncturist and certified herbalist who eases patients’ dental anxiety with acupuncture at Tribeca Smiles in New York in addition to running her own clinic, Acupuncture Tribeca.  She practices both Eastern and Western herbal medicine and joins traditional wellness methods with those of the modern world. Over her 25 years …

Returning for the Transitional Doctorate after Decades of Practice: Loocie Brown

Loocie Brown, DACM, LAc: “Pursuing my doctorate at Pacific College after 28 years in practice has been enriching, engaging, and challenging. It has expanded my understanding of public health policy, evidence-informed practice, and integrative health practices. This program has stretched and broadened my focus regarding integrative health and benefited my patients through the comprehensive evaluation …