Xiaoming Tian, C.M.D., M.D., L.Ac., has been the president and medical director of the Academy of Acupuncture and Chinese Medicine (AACM) and the Wildwood Acupuncture Center in Bethesda, Maryland since 1986. He is also an adjunct assistant professor of preventive medicine at the Uniformed Services University of the Health Sciences, which provides training to military physicians, nurses, and educators. He was an advisor on traditional medicine to the World Health Organization and Pan American Health Organization in Washington DC (1986-1989).Dr. Tian was a member of the National Advisory Council for Complementary and Alternative Medicine (2008-2013) at the National Institutes of Health (NIH). He has conducted research projects on acupuncture with NIH grant support and also on Chinese herbal medicine, and dietary supplements supported by AACM. Dr. Tian specializes in osteoarthritis, sports injury, osteoporosis and fibromyalgia. Dr. Tian was appointed as the first clinical consultant on acupuncture at the NIH Clinical Center (1991-2005) and he received a Presidential appointment to serve as a member on the White House Commission on Complementary and Alternative Medicine Policy (2001-2002).Dr. Tian received his medical degree from Beijing Medical University in China. He completed postdoctoral fellowships in bone pathology at the Johns Hopkins University and in biochemistry and ultrastructure at the National Institute on Aging and the National Institute of Dental and Craniofacial Research. He obtained a certificate of Doctor in Chief of Chinese Medicine issued by the World Federation of Chinese Medicine Societies (WFCMS). He has been vice president of WFCMS since 2003.
Guan-Yuan Jin, MD, L.Ac. Dipl.Ac & C.H. (NCCAOM) is the President of the International Institute of Holistic Medicine in the United States, a Professor in a Doctoral Program, American Association of Acupuncture and Oriental Medicine (AAAOM), in Minnesota, a Traditional Chinese Medicine Clinical Specialist at Beijing University of Chinese Medicine, PRC, an Honorary & Visiting Professor, Guangzhou University of Chinese Medicine, PRC, and previously State Acupuncture Advisor to the state of Wisconsin.Dr. Guan-Yuan Jin is one of the world’s foremost experts of medical acupuncture, a leading researcher, respected author, frequent lecturer, and a renowned professor of integrative and holistic medicines and traditional Chinese medicine (TCM)with a rich clinical and research 50-year history in both TCM and Western medicine. Dr. Jin has authored 25 academic and professional books, such as Contemporary Medical Acupuncture - A Systems Approach (Springer Publishers & Higher Education Press-China, 2007), The Art and Science of Acupuncture (2007), Clinical Reflexology of Acupuncture and Moxibustion (Chinese Version, Beijing Science & Tech Press, 2004), Self-Healing with Chinese Medicine (2004), Acupuncture and Cybernetics (Chinese Version 1977), Whole Body Reflex Zones (1998), Contemporary Chronomedicine (Chinese Version 1993), Biological Clock and Health (Chinese Version 1988), The Spell of Hypertension (Chinese Version 2010), and Wellness in Sickness- Novel Disease-fighting Strategies (Chinese Version 2013).
Appointed in 2015 by the Beijing University of Traditional Chinese Medicine as one of the clinical experts, Yaodong Hao is also a board member of the World Federation of the Chinese Medicine Society. Acupuncturist Yao Hao was born to a family rich in traditional Chinese medical heritage. Hao was admitted to the six-year traditional Chinese medicine major of the Beijing University of Chinese Medicine in 1982 and graduated in 1988, where he began to build his knowledge of traditional Chinese medicine. Working with eminent Chinese medicine authorities and prestigious professors, he gained valuable experience. After graduation, he studied at the Peking Union Hospital of the Peking Union Medical College, where he enriched his knowledge and experience in both traditional Chinese medicine and Western medicine. He combines his acupuncture and traditional Chinese medicine treatments with 30 years of experience to bring health and balance to your life. Yao Hao is an author and co-author of traditional Chinese medicine books. He is also a licensed acupuncturist in Virginia and National Certification Commission on Acupuncture and Oriental Medicine certified in Oriental Medicine, Acupuncture, and Chinese Herbology. He is also a World Federation of Chinese Medicine Society certified Chinese Medical Doctor.
Haihe Tian was appointed by the Beijing University of Traditional Chinese Medicine as the clinical expert. Vice President of Supervision Board of World Federation of Chinese Medicine Societies (WFCMS), President of American TCM Association (ATCMA), Chairman of the TCM American Alumni Association (TCMAAA), President of the Beijing University of Chinese Medicine American Alumni Association (BUCMAAA), and Director of the Chinese Acupuncture and Herbs Center in Florida. He obtained Bachelor’s, Master’s and Doctorate degrees from the Beijing University of Chinese Medicine, China, while studying with the world famous traditional Chinese Medicine expert, Professor Dong Jian-hua. He has taught and practiced Chinese Medicine for over 20 years in the U.S. He has served twice as a Board member of AAAOM (American Association of Acupuncture and Oriental Medicine), as a committee member of CCAOM (Council of Colleges of Acupuncture and Oriental Medicine), and subject matter expert. He is also a site visitor and inspection specialist of ACAOM (Accreditation of Commission for Acupuncture and Oriental Medicine) and a testing specialist of NCCAOM (National Certification Commission for Acupuncture and Oriental Medicine). He has given lectures and seminars over 300 times at state, national and international conferences. Dr. Tian has been interviewed many times by CCTV and BTV. He has published more than 40 professional papers and 20 medical books as an author or co-author.
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Ying Wang is President of Link Consulting Inc. Ms. Wang received a BA from Tsinghua University in 1974 and a MPA from the Kennedy School of Government of Harvard University in 1991. The company works with Chinese companies in international investment and merger and acquisition. She is also Senior Advisor to Enverra Partners (www.enverra.com).Ms. Wang worked in the Chinese government for 16 years, serving as Division Chief for Foreign Liaison and Director for UNICEF projects in training women in development in China. She represented China on the UNICEF Executive Council from 1989 to 1990. She also was English translator for top Chinese leaders, including the President and Premier.From 1992 to 2002, Ms. Wang was Vice President and Senior Advisor of the Cathay China Direct Investment Fund. The Cathay Fund has invested billions of dollars into various joint ventures in China. Ms. Wang also served as the Sackler Family's Senior China Business Advisor from 1994 to 1995. She has participated numerous joint ventures and cultural exchanges between US and China.