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Emily Tepper Dove into the Future of Integrative Medicine with an Acupuncture Doctorate

Dr. Emily Tepper, DAc, LAc, CST, CD, graduated from Pacific College’s unique Doctorate Completion program. Designed for working practitioners, this online program offers an integrative healthcare focus, can be completed by taking as little as one course per semester, or by enrolling full-time and completing in as few as two semesters! “The PCHS Doctoral Program …

Holly Ledbetter, New York Massage Alum, Shares Unique Techniques for Working with Queer/Trans Patients

“I am a queer trans licensed massage therapist and an alum of Pacific College. My practice, True Bearing Bodywork (@truebearingbodywork), specializes in supporting people through times of discomfort or change. This includes working with trans and queer folks specifically around surgeries, prenatal and postpartum clients, folks living with chronic pain, and those at end of …

Celebrating Pride with Sam Fish, PCHS Alum and Now Faculty

Everyone is welcome here at Pacific College and Sam’s message is a reminder of the beauty in a “found family.” Professor Fish graduated from Pacific College in 2015! After graduation, he worked with UC San Diego’s Center for Integrative Medicine where he primarily focused on family medicine, general care, chronic pain management, and oncology support. …

Amy Lathrop: October Student Spotlight Winner for the FACE Cosmetic Acupuncture Program

Amy recently graduated from the FACE program, a certification program designed for licensed acupuncturists to provide cosmetic acupuncture treatments. She is also a full-time Faculty and Clinic Supervisor at Pacific College and treats patients at Kind Health Group in San Diego. “It is with great honor that I nominate Amy Lathrop as the October Student …

Sandra Chiu, Pacific College Alum, Interviewed by Well+Good on Cosmetic Acu

September 21, 2023 Sandra Lanshin Chiu, LAc, MSTCM, a PCHS alum who earned her acupuncture master’s from our New York campus in 2005, was recently interviewed by Katie Baxter for an article on cosmetic acupuncture in Well+Good, a publication that reports upon and highlights wellness and lifestyle trends. “Over time, Chinese medicine developed to treat …

Giving Back to the Community with a Doctorate: May Tran

“My name is May Tran, and I just finished the final term of my doctoral program in Acupuncture and Chinese Medicine (DACM). It’s been an incredible journey, and I can’t believe I’ve reached the end of this chapter in my life! Early Encounters with Acupuncture and Heritage I was born in Vietnam, and my great-grandparents …

13th Annual Alumni Award Winners

As integrative medicine continues to gain recognition and support, it is imperative that we identify models and best practices, as well as challenges and opportunities for growth in integrative healthcare. Pacific College works with the Academic Collaborative for Integrative Health to educate our communities about advancements, trends, and best practices in pluralistic healthcare. Alumni who …

Sandra Chiu, Pacific College Alum, Featured by Mindbodygreen

March 17, 2023 Sandra Chiu, LAc, MSTCM, Pacific College alumna and founder of Lanshin, was recently featured by Mindbodygreen in an episode of the podcast Clean Beauty School and an accompanying article. The podcast episode, “The problem with gua sha ‘hacks’”, hosted by Alexandra Engler, Mindbodygreen’s Beauty Director, discusses what the beauty industry is getting …

Lisa Sumption, Pacific College Alum, Featured by Vogue Magazine

January 11, 2023 Moxi, the New York practice of Pacific College alumna Lisa Sumption, DAOM, LAc, DiplOM, was recently featured in the French version of renowned fashion magazine Vogue. As the article is in French, we will include the full translated text here: “Perched atop a building on the famous Broadway Street, Moxi is Lisa …

Mary McCullough Gained a Network and a Doctorate!

“My journey through the transitional doctorate program was life-changing. I met colleagues that became friends, teachers that became mentors, and found a clear professional voice for myself. The curriculum was rigorous enough to push me to my professional potential, yet flexible enough for me to continue with my practice, teaching, and family obligations. I became …