What is Acupuncture? Explanations from Traditional and Scientific Perspectives

This is the third lecture of the four-part lecture series, "What's the Big Idea?: Complementary and Alternative Medicine: Its Role in Twenty-First-Century Health Care." This presentation will describe the fundamentals of oriental medicine, specifically acupuncture and Chinese herbal medicine; scientific research on their mechanisms of action; evidence of clinical efficacy; and their application across a wide range of conditions.

When Apr 17, 2014
from 07:00 PM to 08:30 PM
Where The William and Ida Friday Center for Continuing Education
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Contact Phone 919-962-2643
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Fang Cai, MAOM, LAc, Dipl OM, is a licensed practitioner of acupuncture and Chinese herbal medicine and is nationally certified in acupuncture and Chinese herbology. She began her studies of oriental medicine in Shanghai, China, in 1998, and later received a master’s degree in acupuncture and oriental medicine from the New England School of Acupuncture. She is a partner of Oriental Health Solutions, LLC, in Durham, N.C., where she specializes in internal medicine with focuses on dermatology, digestive disorders, headaches, and women’s health.

Dagmar Ehling, LAc, has been a licensed doctor of oriental medicine since 1989. She holds a master’s degree in acupuncture from Southwest Acupuncture College in Santa Fe, NM; is North Carolina State licensed; and is nationally certified in oriental medicine by the National Certification Commission for Acupuncture and Oriental Medicine. She is a founding partner of Oriental Health Solutions, LLC, in Durham, N.C., where she specializes in women’s health issues such as menstrual disorders, fertility, pregnancy, and menopause.

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