Experience & Credentials
Since 2006, my medical practice has been conveniently located in the Hancock Park / Larchmont area of Los Angeles. Here's more!
Master's of Science in Asian Medicine, Dongguk University Los Angeles
Undergraduate degree from UC Berkeley, College of Letters & Science
Completed an intensive Japanese Acupuncture Techniques study-abroad course in Kyoto, Japan with Dr. Atsuki Maeda (April 2018).
Associate Editor of the California Journal of Oriental Medicine (2009-2013)
Volunteer acupuncturist with the Venice Family Clinic Integrative Medicine Team, treating chronic pain (2007-2010)
Board of Directors, California State Oriental Medical Association CSOMA (2009-2011)
Technical Supervisor, Emperors College Medical Clinic, Santa Monica (2007-2008)
Managing Editor of “The Green Guide,” the award-winning consumer journal on environmental health, NYC (1992-2000)
Senior Administrator, Mothers & Others for a Livable Planet, the national environmental consumer project of Natural Resources Defense Council (NRDC), NYC (1992-2000)
Insured by the American Acupuncture Council
Licensed by the California Acupuncture Board (L.Ac.)
I am a graduate of Dongguk Royal University in Los Angeles and the University of California, Berkeley.
I also speak Spanish, having completed several intensive language courses over the years in Spain, Mexico, Cuba and Argentina.
In spring of 2018 I traveled to Kyoto, Japan to do an advanced, intensive course in Japanese acupuncture techniques with six highly-regarded Japanese acupuncturists.