PCOM on Traditional Chinese Medicine Applied to Birthing

Chinese medicine can be used in a variety of ways to promote fetal and maternal health during both the pregnancy and postpartum periods. Research has shown that acupuncture, for example, can be a safe, effective, drug-free treatment option during pregnancy for a broad range of conditions (ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/11843784). It can prevent nausea, morning sickness and dry retching …

Leena Guptha, PCOM-SD’s Academic Dean of Graduate Studies, on Health Coaches in Integrative Care

In the Reader’s Digest article “Men: 7 Crucial Things Your Doctor Doesn’t Know About Your Health”, Leena Guptha, PCOM-San Diego’s Academic Dean of Graduate Studies, was quoted on self-care. “There’s been an emergence of health coaches in the integrative care model that enable patients to create personalized care plans,” said Leena. “This holistic approach takes into …

Leena Guptha, PCOM-SD’s Academic Dean of Graduate Studies, Discusses Integrative Medicine on Fox News

March 6, 2017 PCOM-San Diego’s Academic Dean of Graduate Studies, Dr. Leena Guptha, appeared on Fox News Friday morning to discuss a growing trend: expectant mothers “turning to marijuana for things like nausea, morning sickness, and anti-inflammatory properties, as well as anxiety and pain management”, said Guptha. Over a decade, the incidence of marijuana use by pregnant women …

PCOM Faculty Member Tracie Livermore Wins AMTA Teacher of the Year Award

On September 17th, PCOM’s own Tracie Livermore won the American Massage Therapy Association (AMTA) Jerome Perlinski Teacher of the Year award! Tracie has been on faculty at PCOM San Diego since 2002, and worked as a faculty member at Mueller College of Holistic Studies from 2005-2011. Tracie and AMTA President Nancy Porambo Tracie received this …

Pacific College alumnus, Dylan Jawahir, LAc, is featured on the Huffington Post

We are so proud! Pacific College alumnus, Dylan Jawahir, LAc, was featured on the Huffington Post. Dylan talks about “5 Things I Wish Someone Had Told Me About Entrepreneurship”. Dylan graduated with a degree in electrical engineering, proud of his accomplishments, but after several years and more than one job change, he realized that he wasn’t …

PCOM Alumna Kimberly Thompson Featured in Acupuncture Today

Running a clinic takes more than knowing how to perform acupuncture. Learn from PCOM Alumna Kimberly Thompson, LAc, the tricks of the trade (marketing, accounting, social networking, and more!) in Acupuncture Today. Read the article here.