Human biology — 30 hrs
Topographic anatomy — 30 hrs
Anatomy & Physiology (3 courses) — 90 hrs
Western Pathology (3 courses) — 90 hrs
Clinical Aspects of Western Medicine (3 courses) — 90 hrs
Pharmacology — 20 hrs
Pharmacology (taken at OIT) — 30 hrs
Psychology of Patient Care — 30 hrs
Ethics & Professional Issues — 30 hrs
Survey of Health Care Systems — 30 hrs
Chemistry — 30 hrs
Organic/Biochemistry — 30 hrs
Physics — 20 hrs
Western Medical Terminology — 20 hrs
Principles of Nutrition — 30 hrs
History of Chinese Medicine & Acupuncture — 30 hrs
Chinese Medical Terminology — 30 hrs
Fundamental Theories in Chinese Medicine — 30 hrs
Diagnostic Methods Oriental Medicine — 30 hrs
Essentials of Chinese Medicine (4 courses) — 120 hrs
Tuina (Chinese Orthopedic Massage) — 60 hrs
Introduction to Acupuncture — 30 hrs
Points Location Theory (5 courses) — 150 hrs
Acupuncture Techniques (3 courses) — 90 hrs
Chinese Internal Medicine (4 courses) — 120 hrs
Qi Gong — 30 hrs
Tai Chi — 30 hrs
Facial Diagnosis — 30 hrs
Botany & Introduction to Herbs — 30 hrs
Chinese Herbology (4 courses) — 120 hrs
Herbal Prescriptions (4 courses) — 120 hrs
Chinese Nutrition — 30 hrs
Herbal Pharmacy — 40 hrs
Clinical observation — 220 hrs
Clinical Observation Presentations — 20 hrs
Clinic Seminar — 60 hrs
Clinical internship — 640 hrs
Clinic Management — 30 hrs
cumulative gpa: 3.92
Oregon License No.: AC00363 active since 1997
instructors and clinical supervisors at Samra University under which Isabeau
Jirui Chen, B.S. — received his MD in 1957 from the Peking Union
Medical College. He has been on the faculties of the China Academy of Traditional
Chinese Medicine and the Chinese Academy of Sciences, Beijing. He is also
author of Acupuncture Case Histories.
Hua Gu, Ph.D., M.S., L.Ac. — after receiving his MD in 1980 at
Guangzhou TCM College, he went on to receive both his MS and his Doctorate
in Medicine at the China Academy of TCM, Institute of Orthopedics and
Traumatology, Beijing, PRC.
Wei Min Hao, Ph.D. — received his MD degree from the Beijing
Medical University, Beijing, PRC, and his doctorate in Anatomy at the University
of Nebraska Medical Center, Omaha, Nebraska. His research interests are ini
cell biology and lymphoma associated immunosuppressive molecules.
David DaDe Li, B.M., M.S., L.Ac. — received his medical training
at the Tonji Medical University, Wuhan, China. He completed his masters and
licensure training at Samra University. He was Associate Professor of Pathology
at the Beijing Medical Staff’s College where he did extensive research in
geriatrics and cardiology.
Jian Feng (Jevons) Li, L.Ac. — he has a long history
of experience in Oriental Medicine, particularly Oriental Orthopedics. He
studied at th Traditional Chinese Orthopedics Department of the Beijing Chao
Yang District, Guanxiang Hospital.
Ming-Dong Li, MSOM, L.Ac. — After graduating from the Heilongiang
College of TCM PRC, he completed a residency program atthe Shanghai College
of TCM and went on to receive his Master of Science in Acupuncture and Herbology
at Samra University.
Newman T.K. Lui, L.Ac. — graduated from Zhong Shan Medical College
and interned at Canton Hospital in the early 1960s. He has practiced Chinese
Medicine for over 25 years and is recognized as a specialist
Mark Melchiorre, B.A., M.S., L.Ac. — after completing his
Bachelor of Arts degree in General Arts and Sciences at Pennsylvania University,
he did graduate studies and professional work in Theater and Film. He received
his M.S. in Acupuncture and Herbology at Samra University.
Joel Penner, D.O.M., B.A., L.Ac. — received his training in Oriental
Medicine at Emperor’s College and his doctorate at Samra University.
Tan Quach, M.A., L.Ac. — received his certification as
a licensed AiKi-Tai Ji Quan instructor in 1975 from the Ho Chi
Mihn City Health Department, Vietnam. He received his MS in Acupuncture and
Herbology at Samra University.
Jun Hua Shen, B.S., L.Ac. — received her degree in Traditional
Chinese Medicine at the Zhejiang College of TCM, Hangzhou, PRC, where she
taught Chinese herbal studies.
Xiao-Ming Xu, L.Ac. — after graduating from the Shanghai College
of Traditional Chinese Medicine, she served as staff doctor and clinic supervisor
at the Shanghai Rui-Jin University Hospital of Internal Medicine and Acupuncture.
Amir Zagross, M.A., L.Ac. — after undergraduate studies at the
California State University at Dominguez Hills, he completed his Master’s
degree in Chinese Medicine at Emperor’s College of Traditional Oriental
Linda Xiao Xing Zhang, D.O.M., L.Ac. — received her training
in Traditional Chinese Medicine in Chengdu, China. Received her doctorate
in Medicine 1983 at Samra University.
Rong Zhou, B.S., L.Ac. — received her degree in TCM from Chengdu
University of TCM, Chengdu, China, where she taught gynecology and internal
medicine. She also conducted research in internal medicine and cardiology.
key professional experience and continuing educational seminars attended
post graduation include
Shui Long (Water Dragon) Qi Gong, Astrakhan, Russia 2002
Healing the Patient Within, Jeffrey Yuen Aug 2001
Treating the Aging Patient, Janet Zand, L.Ac. Dec 1999
Nei Kung Chi Liao/Taoist internal arts, Jeff Nagel, L.Ac. 1999
Energetics of Western Pharmaceuticals, Z’ev Rosenberg, L.Ac. 1998
Balance Method of Richard Tan, OMD, L.Ac., Symposium, Seattle, WA July 1998
Taoist Institute, Burbank, California Apr 1990 — Tui Na introductory
course (24 hours).
Editorial Assistance: Zhu Ming, translator, “The Medical Classic of the Yellow
Emperor” Beijing: Foreign Languages Press, 2001
Discussion Board ‘Expert’ for WebMD’s Alternative Medicine/Acupuncture board
(http://mywebmd.com) Apr 2000-March 2001
Undergraduate Studies: University of Washington, Seattle, WA
Coursework included Russian Language, Physical Anthropology, Physiological
Psychology, and two independent studies in addition to requirements for major
studies in both degree subjects.