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

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 all kinds of …

New NIH Database to Map Acupoints Using MRIs

July 12, 2023 Dr. Helene M. Langevin, MD, who directs the National Center for Complementary and Integrative Health (NCCIH), the arm of the US government’s NIH (National Institutes of Health) devoted to the exploration of complementary and alternative medicine, recently announced their plans to develop an open-access project with the goal of correlating the anatomy …

The Empowered and Informed Patient: Communication Strategies for Integrative Medicine

 By Sarah Poulin-Carpentieri, DACM, LAc, DiplOM This article was originally published in May 2019 in Acupuncture Today and republished in the Winter 2023 edition of the AIM Newspaper. Read the full paper for free. Enhancing Communication in Integrative Medicine As an ever-increasing number of Americans turn toward the integrative medical model, it falls upon us, …

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 …

Herbal Highway Interviews Tang-Ritchie on Chinese Medicine

The Herbal Highway, a podcast and radio show, recently interviewed Dr. Leng Tang-Ritchie, Vice President of Clinical Education and Operations and Director of Clinical Services at Pacific College of Health and Science, for an exploration of emotional health and balance from a Chinese medical perspective. During the course of the hour-long conversation, Dr. Tang-Ritchie dove …

Acupuncture & Holistic Healing in Under-Served Populations

LIVE – FREE – ONLINE Thursday, September 22nd, 4:30pm PT | 7:30pm ET   Join this panel discussion with Ryan Bemis from Barefoot Acupuncturists at the US/Mexico border, Carla Cassler from Acupuncturists Without Borders, and Juan Cortez from NY Harm Reduction Educators! Hear about their work in Tijuana, the West Bank of Israel/Palestine, and Harlem, …

Ancillary Services for Enhancing Cosmetic Facial Acupuncture Outcomes and Increasing Business Revenue

This article was originally published in the Fall 2022 edition of the AIM Newspaper. Read the full paper or subscribe to the print edition for free. Acupuncture for appearance enhancement is one of the fastest growing specialties among acupuncture professionals in the United States. Dating back thousands of years to the Qin Dynasty (221-206 BC), …

Natural Practitioner Interviews Chava Weinberg, Dept Chair, on Pain and Inflammation

Natural Practitioner recently included Chava Weinberg, DACM, LAc, LMT, department chair and clinical supervisor on Pacific College’s New York campus, on a panel of experts discussing the causes of and natural treatments for pain and inflammation. Natural Practitioner is an industry trade magazine that provides health, nutrition and business information to integrative health care professionals …