Article in Latitudes: Community Access to Health Information Training in San Diego

The Pacific College of Oriental College (PCOM) received an NNLM PSR Express Outreach Award in 2016 to conduct a collaborative health information program in San Diego to increase community awareness and promote access to NLM/NIH online resources in a series of training workshops and outreach conference exhibits. Working collaboratively with eight partnering organizations, who hosted …

PCOM Faculty Christine Cronin and Erin Raskin Featured in Mission Valley News for Work with Veterans

PCOM faculty members Christine Cronin and Erin Raskin were recently featured in Mission Valley News for all of their great work at our externship Veterans Clinic in San Diego. Christine and Erin share their passion for traditional Chinese medicine with the large veterans community in San Diego by hosting a free clinic for vets and …

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 …