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Meet Our Faculty

Doctor of Acupuncture Program Completion Track Faculty

Janet Leidy, D.H.Sc. M.Ac, LAc, Dipl. Ac., NCTMB, LMT,  Director of the Doctor of Acupuncture Program, Associate Professor 
Dipl. Ac. (NCCAOM) 
BCTMB (NCBTMB)
D.H.Sc., Nova Southeastern University
MAc, Won Institute of Graduate Studies
BA, Rowan University
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Ian A. Cyrus, MS, LAc, Dipl. Ac., Dipl. ABT (NCCAOM), CH
MSOM, Tri-State College of Traditional Chinese Acupuncture
[email protected]

Aaron Sebastian Oberst, DC
Doctor of Chiropractic, New York Chiropractic College
MS Human Anatomy and Physiology Instruction, New York Chiropractic College
Bachelor’s of Professional Studies, New York Chiropractic College
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Heather Shultz, D.Ac, LAc MAc, Dipl. Ac.
[email protected]
 

 

 

Master of Acupuncture Studies Faculty

Lisa Baas, BA, BS, MPS, LOM
BA World College
BS, Mercy College
MPS, Mercy College
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Chad Bong, MS, LOM, LMT, CSCS
LOM (PA), LAc (CO, NC), LMT (PA)
MSOM, Southwest Acupuncture College (Boulder)
MS Exercise Science, Northern Michigan University
Massage Therapy, Institute of Natural Therapies
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Ryan Collins, MAc, Dipl. Ac., LAc
M.Ac., Won Institute of Graduate Studies
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Jennifer Coleman, MAc, LAc, Dipl. Ac., MPA
Dipl.Ac., NCCAOM
MAc, Won Institute of Graduate Studies
MPA, Harvard University
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Ian A. Cyrus, MS, LAc, Dipl. Ac., Dipl. ABT (NCCAOM), CH
MSOM, Tri-State College of Traditional Chinese Acupuncture
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Doren Day, LAc, Dipl. Ac., CZB
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Benjamin W. Griffith II, MAc, LAc, Dipl. Ac., Chair, Assistant Professor
MAc, Maryland University of Integrative Health
BA, Gettysburg College
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Doreen Lafferty, MAc, LAc., Dipl. Ac., OTR/L, LMT, Director of Clinical Education and Services.
Certificate in Chinese Herbal Medicine, Won Institute of Graduate Studies
MAc Acupuncture Studies,Won Institute of Graduate Studies
BS Occupational Therapy, Temple University
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Jenny Lee, MS, LAc, LMT
MAc, Won Institute of Graduate Studies
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Janet Leidy, D.H.Sc. M.Ac, LAc, Dipl. Ac., NCTMB, LMT,  Director of the Doctor of Acupuncture and Chinese Medicine Program, Associate Professor
Dipl. Ac. (NCCAOM)
BCTMB (NCBTMB)
D.H.Sc., Nova Southeastern University
MAc, Won Institute of Graduate Studies
BA, Rowan University
[email protected]

Lynn Mitchell, RN (PA), LAc (PA), CA (NJ), Dipl. Ac. (NCCAOM), Professor Emerita
Lic. Ac., College of Traditional Chinese Acupuncture (UK)
PhD, California Institute of Integral Studies in Philosophy and Religion (CIIS)
BSN, University of Delaware 

Lorna Lee, MS.Ac., LAc,
Dipl. OMDipl. OM (NCCAOM)
MS.Ac., New England School of Acupuncture
B.S. (Psychology), University of Illinois
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Vito Leva M.S.A. , LAc
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Janice MacKenzie, MA, Lic. Ac. (UK), L.OM (PA), Dipl. Ac., Dipl. CH
Dipl. Ac. (NCCAOM), Dipl. C.H.(NCCAOM)
Lic. Ac. (Licentiate Degree in Acupuncture), College of Traditional Chinese Acupuncture (UK);
MA (Humanities), State University of New York at Buffalo;
BA (Fine Arts), State University College of New York at Buffalo
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Pam Milask, LOM., Dipl. Ac.
LOM, PA
Dipl.Ac.NCCAOM
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Daniel D. Nemer, MAc, LOM, Dipl. OM
LOM (PA), Dipl. OM (NCCAOM)
M. Ac., TAI Sophia Institute
B. Mus., Ithaca College
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Aaron Sebastian Oberst, DC
Doctor of Chiropractic, New York Chiropractic College
MS Human Anatomy and Physiology Instruction, New York Chiropractic College
Bachelor’s of Professional Studies, New York Chiropractic College
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Holly Prescott, LAc, Dipl. Ac.
MAc, Won Institute of Graduate Studies
BA, University of Pennsylvania
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Bobbie Jo (B.J.) Putnam, MAc, LAc, Dipl. Ac.
M.Ac., Won Institute of Graduate Studies
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Lester Rolf, MAc, Dipl. Ac, LMT (PA)
Dipl. Ac. (NCCAOM)
BS, St. Mary’s University,
M.S. Texas A&M University.
PhD, Texas A&M University
D.V.M. Oklahoma State University,
MAc, Won Institute of Graduate Studies
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Mary Ellen Scheckenbach, MAc
L.O.M. (PA), Dipl. Ac. (NCCAOM)
MAc, Traditional Acupuncture Institute
BA, George Washington University
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Heather Shultz, LAc MAc, Dipl. Ac.
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Scott R. Smith, LOM, Dipl. OM
MSOM, Southwest Acupuncture College
Dipl.OM (NCCAOM)
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Seung H. Song, MA, MSAOM., Meditation Instructor
MS, Master of Science in Acupuncture and Oriental Medicine, South Baylo University, CA
MA, Won Buddhist Meditation, Won Buddhism Graduate School (Korea)
BA, Won Buddhism, Wonk Kwang University (Korea)
BA, Yoga Meditation, Wonk Kwang Digital University (Korea)
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Hong Yu, DAOM, LOM, Adjunct Assistant Professor
LOM (PA), L.Ac (NY), EAMP (WA)
DAOM, Bastyr University (Kenmore)
MSAOM (the US equivalent), Beijing University of Chinese Medicine (Beijing)
BA, Xi’an Conservatory of Music (Xi’an)
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Master of Won Buddhism Studies Faculty

Bongkil Chung, PhD, Visiting Scholar
PhD Philosophy, Michigan  State University
Professor of Philosophy, Emeritus  Florida International University

Carole Craven, PhD, Visiting Scholar
PhD Philosophy, Temple University
BA Philosophy, Georgia State University

Rev. Chung Nam Ha, PhD, Associate Professor
PhD Buddhist Studies, Wonkwang University
MA Comparative Religious Studies, Western Michigan University
MA Buddhist Studies, Wonkwang University
BA Won  Buddhist Studies, Wonkwang University
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Bokin Kim, PhD, President
PhD, Religious Studies, Temple University
MA, Religious Studies, Temple University
BA, Won Buddhist Studies, Wonkwang University

John Luetzow, PhD, Adjunct Professor
MA Religious Studies, Temple University
MA Marriage and Family Therapy, La Salle University
PhD Religion and Psychology, Temple University

Ellen Murphey, MA, Adjunct Instructor
MA Asian Studies, University of Michigan
BA East Asian Studies, Wesleyan University

Chong-nyue Park, MA., LAc., Adjunct Instructor
MAc Acupuncture Studies, Won Institute of Graduate Studies

  1. Religious Studies, Florida International University

BA Sociology, Queens College, New York
BA Won Buddhist Studies, Wonkwang University
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Hye Sung Park, PhD., Assistant Professor, & Dharma Chaplain
PhD. Pastoral Counseling, Loyola University Maryland
MS Pastoral Counseling,  Loyola University Maryland
MAMS Applied Meditation Studies, Won Institute of Graduate Studies
MA Won Buddhist Studies,Wonkwang University
BA Won Buddhist Studies, Wonkwang University
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Grace (Sangjin) Song, PhD, Chair, Assistant Professor
PhD Won Buddhism, Wonkwang University
MA Oriental Philosophy, Seoul National University
MA Won Buddhist Studies, Won Institute of Graduate Studies
BA Religion, University of Toronto
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Certificate in Chinese Herbal Medicine Faculty

Lisa Baas, BA, BS, MPS, LOM
BA, Friends World College
BS, Mercy College
MPS, Mercy College
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Marnae C. Ergil, MA, DACM, LAc, Adjunct Professor
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Cara Frank BPS, LOM (PA), Dipl. OM (NCCAOM)
BPS, Empire College
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Jacqueline Lacava, LOM (PA)
Chinese Herbal Program Director, Assistant Professor, Herbal Dispensary Manager
Dipl. OM (NCCAOM)
MSAOM, Fingerlakes School of Acupuncture and Oriental Medicine
MSACN, New York Chiropractic College
BS Biology, Le Moyne College
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Elizabeth Liddell, LOM
Dipl. OM, Dipl. Ac (NCCAOM)
MSOM, Southwest Acupuncture College
BA, Bucknell University
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Pam Milask, L.OM
Dipl.Ac. (NCCAOM)
M.Ac, Eastern School of Acupuncture & Traditional Medicine
Cert. Chinese Herbal Pharmacology, Ted Kaptchuk
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Kate Shally, MA, LOM (PA)
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Teresa Tat, LOM, Dipl. OM
MAOM, New England School of Acupuncture
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Hong Yu, DAOM, LOM, Adjunct Assistant Professor
LOM (PA), LAc (NY), EAMP (WA)
DAOM, Bastyr University (Kenmore)
MSAOM (the US equivalent), Beijing University of Chinese Medicine (Beijing)
BA, Xi’an Conservatory of Music (Xi’an)
[email protected]

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