Pacific College Clinical Updates for 2022

By Leng Tang-Ritchie, DAOM Even an ancient medicine can benefit from modern innovation! The clinics at Pacific College of Health and Science are setting the foundations for further growth and transformations in 2022 and onward. From upgrading our record-keeping system to developing interprofessional collaboration opportunities, as well as increasing awareness and education on healthcare disparities, …

InsideHook Cites Deb Reuss, Dean of Undergraduate Studies, on Lymphatic Drainage Massage

January 6, 2022 Logan Mahan, writing about lymphatic drainage massage for InsideHook, cited Deborah Reuss, MA, CMT, CES, Academic Dean of Undergraduate Studies at Pacific College of Health and Science’s San Diego campus–a position that includes oversight of the massage therapy programs. Mahan, who writes about luxury lifestyle topics for InsideHook, recently discovered lymphatic drainage …

Insider Cites Eloise Theisen, Medical Cannabis Faculty, on THCA

November 3, 2021 Ashley Laderer, writing about THCA for INSIDER, extensively cited Eloise Theisen, a faculty member at Pacific College of Health and Science’s medical cannabis program and president of the American Cannabis Nurses Association. THCA is simply unheated THC (tetrahydrocannabinol), which is the primary component of the cannabis plant that causes the “high” feeling …

Dr. Leng Tang-Ritchie Cited by Healthline on TCM Cold and Flu Remedies

October 25, 2021 Healthline, a resource for physical and mental wellness, recently cited Leng Tang-Ritchie, Vice President of Clinical Education and Operations at Pacific College of Health and Science, on TCM cold and flu remedies. Virgina Duan, writing for Heathline, confirms that there is still no cure for either the common cold or the flu–but …

NurseJournal Interviews Caroline Ortiz, Pacific College Nursing Faculty

October 18, 2021 Caroline Ortiz, MSN, MPHRN, NC-BC, an associate professor in Pacific College’s Holistic Nursing Program, was recently interviewed by Gayle Morris, BSN, MSN, of NurseJournal.org. Ortiz, who has over 25 years of nursing experience, has developed and implemented numerous holistic health programs and participated in clinical research of complementary medicine and integrative health …

Integrative Medicine Publishes Heidi Lovie, Pacific College Clinic Supervisor and Faculty Member, on Long COVID

November 17, 2021 Integrative Medicine: A Clinician’s Journal (IMCJ) recently published Dr. Heidi Lovie, LAc, DACM‘s article “Gu Syndrome, Lurking Pathogens, and Long Covid: An Old Take on a New Disease”. Lovie, a clinic supervisor and faculty member at Pacific College’s New York campus, presents the uncertainty concerning long COVID: we don’t yet know which …

Leng Tang-Ritchie, Pacific College VP, Published on Face the Current

October 7, 2021 Dr. Leng Tang-Ritchie’s article “How Traditional Chinese Medicine Manages Anxiety & Stress” was recently published by Face the Current, an award-winning holistic lifestyle magazine. Tang-Ritchie is the Vice President of Clinical Education and Operations at Pacific College of Health and Science.  She discussed the impact that the COVID-19 pandemic has had upon …

Oxygen Cites Kiera Nagle, NY Director of Massage Therapy, on 8 Types of Massage

September 27, 2021 Elizabeth Blasi, writing for Oxygen magazine, talked to Kiera Nagle about the differences between and benefits of the types of massage you’re most likely to find on offer at a typical spa. Kiera Nagle, MA, LMT, CPMT, is the Director of the Asian Holistic Health and Massage Therapy program at our New …

Insider Cites Leng Tang-Ritchie, Pacific College VP, on Dry Needling

September 24, 2021 Ashley Laderer, writing about dry needling for INSIDER, cited Leng Tang-Ritchie, Vice President of Clinical Education and Operations at Pacific College of Health and Science. Tang-Ritchie discussed its mechanism of action, how to optimize its results, and its legality. According to Tang-Ritchie, when a needle is inserted into a muscle knot, which …

Oncology Nursing News Interviews Eloise Theisen, Medical Cannabis Faculty Member

September 7, 2021 Lindsay Fischer with Oncology Nursing News recently interviewed Eloise Theisen, RN, MSN, AGPCNP-BC, current president of the American Cannabis Nurses Association (ACNA) and a member of the Pacific College medical cannabis program faculty, for their podcast “The Vitals”. They discussed the possible benefits and challenges of medical cannabis for cancer, as well …