Student Chinese Herbal Medicine Clinic
Appointment costs & times
The Student Chinese Herbal Medicine Clinic is staffed by our second year interns, the majority of whom are already licensed acupuncturists. They are supervised by licensed faculty members with extensive clinical experience. In this clinic, patients can elect to be treated with herbs alone or with a combination of acupuncture and herbal medicine. Patients receive a custom raw herbal formula that has been created just for them to address their specific health concerns. The Student Chinese Herbal Medicine Clinic sees patients on alternating Sundays.
Herbal Consultation: $40 plus the cost of herbs
Herbal Consultation and Acupuncture: $45 plus the cost of herbs
Student Chinese Herbal Medicine Clinic Hours
|Sunday||9:00 a.m - 5:30 p.m.|
|Monday||8:30 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.|
|Tuesday||2:30 p.m. - 7:30 p.m.|
|Thursday||2:30 p.m. - 7:30 p.m.|
|Saturday||9:00 a.m. - 3:30 p.m.|
Call for Appointment: 215-884-9340
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MPS, Mercy College
Lisa graduated from Friends World College in 1983 with a B.A. in Environmental Science. She received certification in Shiatsu at International School of Shiatsu in the early 1980’s. Lisa has studied macrobiotics, and became a macrobiotic chef and cooking class instructor. She graduated from Mercy College in 2006 with a B.S. in Health Science and an MPS in Acupuncture & Oriental Medicine. She currently is practicing Autonomic Response Testing and training with The Klinghardt Academy. Lisa has a practice in Allentown,Pa.
Jacqueline Lacava, L.OM (PA), L.Ac (NJ), MSACN, Chinese Herbal Program Director,
Assistant Professor, Herbal Dispensary Manager
Dipl. OM (NCCAOM)
MSAOM, FingerlakesSchool of Acupuncture and Oriental Medicine
MSACN, New York Chiropractic College
B.S. Biology, LeMoyneCollege
Jacqueline serves as the CHP dispensary manager as well as the administrative director of the herbal program. She is a licensed oriental medicine practitioner and is board certified with NCCAOM. Along with expertise in Certificate in Chinese Herbal Medicine Program 50 acupuncture and oriental medicine, she is also a master’s graduate of the school of applied clinical nutrition at NYCC. Jacqueline currently works as an associate at Tao Integrative Medicine and teaches the herb dispensary practicum aspect of Clinical Skills and Observation.
Elizabeth Liddell, L.OM
Dipl. OM, Dipl. Ac (NCCAOM)
MSOM, Southwest AcupunctureCollege
B.A., Bucknell University
Elizabeth Liddell is a registered acupuncturist, a graduate of Bucknell University (B.A.) and Southwest Acupuncture College (M.S.O.M), with NCCAOM board-certifications in both acupuncture and Chinese herbal medicine. Born and raised in Philadelphia, she did her acupuncture training in Boulder, Colorado, where she had access to a wonderful community of educators. Her training is TCM-based, and she provides TCM-style herbal prescriptions while incorporating TCM, Japanese and meridian based styles into her acupuncture treatments. As an adjunct faculty member at the WON Institute in Glenside, Elizabeth enjoys teaching the growing numbers of enthusiastic acupuncture and herbal students in PA.
Teresa Tat, L.OM, Dipl.OM
Teresa is an acupuncturist and Chinese herbalist licensed by the PA State Board of Medicine and certified in Oriental Medicine by the NCCAOM for Acupuncture and Oriental Medicine. Teresa attended the New England School of Acupuncture where she studied Chinese and Japanese styles of acupuncture and Chinese Herbology. Teresa has been practicing Acupuncture and Chinese Herbs for seven years. Teresa is currently at a two-year Graduate Mentorship Herbal Program with Sharon Weizenbaum.
Hong Yu, DAOM, L.OM
Adjunct Associate Professor
L.MO (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)
Hong Yu is a Chinese medicine doctor and educator who believes that disharmony between body and mind, individuals and society, and humans and the environment is the cause of most diseases in people. The uniqueness of Chinese medicine lies not only in looking through material structures, but also in its emphasis on dynamic processes by using acupuncture and moxibustion, Chinese herbal medicine, qi exercise, and dietary recommendations. Dr. Yu has been practicing Chinese medicine for over 20 years, and she has been working with people who have conditions such as: musculoskeletal disorder, hormonal imbalance, cancer, GI disorder, sleeping disorder, rheumatic diseases, and mood disorders, etc. She has taught Chinese medicine at Bastyr University, Seattle Institute of Oriental Medicine, and Won Institute of Graduate Studies, as well as seminars of Chinese medicine classics which were approved as PDA points from NCCAOM.
Daniel D. Nemer, M. Ac., L.O.M., Dipl.O.M.
L. O.M. (PA), Dipl. O.M. (NCCAOM)
M. Ac., TAI Sophia Institute
B. Mus., Ithaca College
Daniel serves as student clinic supervisor and special guest lecturer. He is also on the faculty of the Chinese Herbal program. For five years he was part of the Acupuncture at Sea program in which he sailed the world and both practiced and lectured on Chinese and Alternative Medicine. Daniel has studied Asian medicine in the US and China, passionately working and exploring the field of Oriental Medicine since 1996.
Stephanie Tyiska, L. OM, (PA & NY), Dipl.Ac. & CHM (NCCAOM), Adjunct Instructor
M.Ac. Tri-State College of Acupuncture M.F.A. Tyler School of Art, Temple University
B.F.A. University of Michigan, School of Art
Stephanie Tyiska, L.Ac., Dipl.Ac. & CHM is licensed in Pennsylvania and board certified in acupuncture and Chinese herbal medicine by the National Certification Commission for Acupuncture and Oriental Medicine (NCCAOM). An Honors graduate of Tri-state College of Acupuncture, Stephanie also has a BFA from the University of Michigan and a MFA from Tyler School of Art, Temple University. A specialist in both Japanese acupuncture & Kampo herbal medicine, Stephanie was a moxa assistant in Kiiko Matsumoto’s acupuncture practice in Boston (summer 1994-7). She also completed a postgraduate Internship in Sino-Japanese Herbology/Kampo (2005-6) in NYC and worked as Clinic Supervisor in the Student Kampo Clinic (2006-7). Currently, Stephanie is a Clinical Supervisor in Won Institute’s Student Acupuncture Clinic & Chinese Herbal Medicine Clinic and an Instructor in the Chinese Herb Program and Clinical Skills/Mentor Group. She has a private practice in Center City Philadelphia.