Kiera Nagle, PCOM-NY Massage Therapy Program Director, on the Benefits of Prenatal Massage for Pregnancy & Newborn Magazine

A prenatal massage always sounds nice, but what are the health benefits it can have on my pregnancy and beyond? According to Kiera Nagle, Massage Therapy Program Director for Pacific College’s New York campus: almost too many to count! From decreasing swelling and nausea to promoting relaxation and sleep, massage therapy is excellent for both the …

Belinda Anderson, PCOM-NY’s Academic Dean, Appointed to NIH National Advisory Council for Complimentary and Integrative Health

The Pacific College of Oriental Medicine is delighted to announce that Belinda Anderson, PhD, LAc, and Academic Dean of PCOM, New York has been appointed to the National Advisory Council for Complementary and Integrative Health. The Academic Collaborative for Integrative Health (ACIH) nominated Anderson for this position as she is both an ACIH Research Working …

Leena Guptha, PCOM-SD’s Academic Dean of Graduate Studies, Cited on Anxiety-Reducing Habits by Romper

Anxiety and stress is a constant for many in today’s relentlessly fast-paced world. There are few among us who can’t make use of a few tools to reduce anxiety. One of those methods is positive affirmations: simple messages with optimistic messages that gain power through repetition–similar to mantras in some ways. Leena Guptha, DO, PCOM-San Diego’s …

Facial Acupuncture with Dr. Greg Lane, PCOM Dean of Graduate Faculty

July 5, 2018 Dr. Greg Lane, DACM, Pacific College’s Dean of Graduate Faculty, was recently interviewed by Wendy Gould for “Everything You Need to Know About Facial Acupuncture” on The Klog, a blog devoted to Korean culture and beauty trends. Dr. Lane, along with Julie Von, a Manhattan-based holistic and fertility doctor, introduced Gould to …

7 Tips for Becoming More Mindful with Leena Guptha, PCOM-SD’s Academic Dean of Graduate Studies

Mindfulness is a common topic recently, but it can be difficult to make time for. In an article for Psychology Today, Leena Guptha, DO, PCOM-San Diego’s Academic Dean of Graduate Studies, introduces seven techniques you can use in your life to become more mindful. “Bring it to whatever activity you are engaged in, whatever mood you are …

Bill Helm, PCOM-SD Faculty, Published on AlternativeMedicine on “Cancer-Related Therapies That Belong in the Mainstream”

Bill Helm, who teaches qigoing, tui na, taiji, and Taoist philosophy at PCOM-SD, was published on AlternativeMedicine.com on complementary and alternative therapies related to cancer that belong in the mainstream, such as massage therapy, acupuncture, and meditation. “We as medical professionals can—and should—be doing more for patients undergoing treatment for cancer and experiencing pain as a …

Leena Guptha, PCOM-SD’s Academic Dean of Graduate Studies, Featured in Psychology Today on Self-Affirmations

Freud’s theory of the mind describes the conscious segment as only the tip of the mental iceberg. The unconscious makes up the vast majority of the mind, lurking beneath our awareness. The article “To Affirm or Not Affirm?”, published by Psychology Today and written by Leena Guptha, DO, PCOM-San Diego’s Academic Dean of Graduate Studies, uses this concept as a jumping-off …

Natural Awakenings Interviews Brendan Mattson, Academic Dean, on Doctoral Program

In a recent article, Natural Awakenings, a publication out of Chicago, interviewed Brendan Mattson, PCOM alumnus and Academic Dean of Graduate Studies, on PCOM’s students and doctoral program. The feature covered Brendan’s background, what draws students to PCOM, what they were doing before they came here, and where they go once they’ve completed their education. Brendan also …

PCOM Alum Lauren Dulberg Interviewed by New York Newspaper

A New York Lower Hudson Valley newspaper interviewed PCOM-New York alumna Lauren Dulberg on her journey through the profession of acupuncture as well as how acupuncture works. After a career as a real estate broker, Dulberg decided to follow her passion to Pacific College. During her education, she was diagnored with polycystic ovarian disease (PCOS) and told …

PCOM Alum Dr. Annie Budhatoki Demonstrates Acupuncture on Salt Lake City News Anchors

PCOM-San Diego alumna Dr. Annie Budhatoki, DAOM, DiplAc, now of the Huntsman Cancer Institute, where she specializes in treating cancer-related side effects, visited the FOX 13 Studio to demonstrate acupuncture on the show’s hosts, Max Roth and Tamara Vaifanua. View the segment here. Dr. Budhathoki is also a research investigator on the use of acupuncture in the oncology setting. …