ADMINISTRATION FACULTY

Nancy Brandt, DVM, CVC, CVA

DVM, University of Minnesota Veterinary Medical School

CVA, Certified Veterinary Acupuncturist

  • Teaches courses in: Acupuncture, Western Medicine

Tae Cheong Choo, LAc, OMD (Korea) PhD

OMD (Korea), College of Oriental Medicine

OMD, Nevada

Dipl Ac (NCCAOM)

Dipl CH (NCCAOM)

  • Teaches courses in: Acupuncture
  • Practices in the clinic

Daniel Davies, Ph.D.

Ph.D., Theological Seminary, Drew University

  • Teaches courses in: Oriental Medicine Philosophy

Joyce Edwards, LAc, RDMS

MSOM, Midwest College of Oriental Medicine

  • Teaches courses in: Nutrition, Laboratory & Imaging

John Fang, Lac, DAOM

DAOM, South Baylo University

MSOM, South Baylo University

MS Administration, Central Michigan University

  • Teaches courses in: Oriental Medicine, Herbology

Jiling Hu, LAc (California)

MS of Medicine, Beijing University of TCM

  • Teaches courses in: Herbology, Oriental Medicine

Doris Johnson, MS, MA, LAc (California)

MSTCM, Yo San University

MA, African Area Studies, University of California

LAc, California

Dipl Ac (NCCAOM)

Dipl CH (NCCAOM)

  • Teaches courses in: Acupuncture, Herbology, Oriental Medicine
  • Practices in the clinic

Paul Kapsar, RN, MSN, APRN

MSN, Clarion University

BSN, Slippery Rock University

  • Teaches courses in: Western Medicine

Anita Lanier, MA, MTOM, OMD, LAc (California)

MA, Education (ITEC), San Francisco State University

MTOM, Emperor’s College of Oriental Medicine

OMD, Nevada

LAc, California

Dipl OM (NCCAOM)

Dipl ABT (NCCAOM)

  • Teaches courses in: Acupuncture, Herbology, Oriental Medicine

Pasanan Marinpong, DVM (Thailand), MSAOM, LAc

DVM, Chulalongkorn University, Thailand

MSAOM, South Baylo University

LAc, California

  • Teaches courses in: Acupuncture, Herbology, Oriental Medicine

Jin-Hong Ngan, MSOM, LAc (Illinois)

MSOM, Midwest College of Oriental Medicine

LAc, Illinois

  • Teaches courses in: Acupuncture, Herbology, Oriental Medicine
  • Practices in the clinic

Angela Stueber, MSAOM, OMD

MSAOM, Bastyr University

OMD, Nevada

Dipl Ac (NCCAOM)

Dipl CH (NCCAOM)

  • Teaches courses in: Acupuncture, Herbology, Oriental Medicine
  • Practices in the clinic

Chau Nguyen

Shaolin Tai Chi Cultural Center

ICMAC, Taiji Women’s Hands and Weapons Division (2011, 2012, 2015)

Shaolin Cultural Festival, Women’s Taiji/Kungfu Division (2013)

  • Teaches courses in: Taiji, Qigong

Vim Osathanugrah, MS, MA, DAOM, OMD, LAc

MATCM, Yo San University

MS, Environmental Science, Chulalongkorn University, Thailand

MA, Education Administration, California State University of Los Angeles

DAOM, Emperor’s College of Traditional Oriental Medicine

OMD, Nevada

LAc, California

  • Teaches courses in: Acupuncture, Oriental Medicine
  • Practices in the clinic

Eric Richardson, M.D.

MD, University of Minnesota

  • Teaches courses in: Western Medicine

Matthew Roderick, MSTOM, OMD, LAc

MSTOM, Pacific College of Oriental Medicine

OMD, Nevada

LAc, California

  • Teaches courses in: Oriental Medicine

Manjusha Vinjamuri, MD (Ayurveda), MAOM, LAc

MAOM, Southern California University of Health Sciences

MD (Ayurveda), University of Kerala

  • Teaches courses in: Oriental Medicine-Ayurvedic

Susan Wellman, LAc

MTCM, Northwest Institute of Acupuncture and Oriental Medicine

Dipl Ac (NCCAOM)

Dipl CH (NCCAOM)

  • Teaches courses in: Acupuncture, Herbology, Oriental Medicine
  • Practices in the clinic

Michel Herskovitz, MTOM

MTOM, Pacific College of Oriental Medicine

Certificate in Massage Therapy

  • Practices in the Clinic

Susie Rosenberger, OMDc

MSTOM, Pacific College of Oriental Medicine

  • Teaches courses in: Oriental Medicine

Billy Leonardo, DNP, APRN, PMHNP

DNP, Touro University

MSN, St. Joseph’s College of Maine

  • Teaches courses in: Western Medicine

Academic Advisory Board

Jennifer Brett, ND, LAc

Dr. Jennifer Brett, ND, L.Ac. is the founding director of the UB Acupuncture Institute. She graduated in 1987 from the National College of Naturopathic Medicine and graduated in 1988 from the Tri-State College of Acupuncture. She is currently the chair of two Council of Colleges of Acupuncture and Oriental Medicine (CCAOM) Committees (CCAOM Distance Learning Committee and CCAOM Research Committee) and a member of the ACCAHC (Academic Consortium for Complementary and Alternative Health Care) Clinical Working Group.

Dr. Brett worked to create an acupuncture degree programs in which students and graduates become caring and responsible citizens and skilled healthcare professionals. It is Dr. Brett’s vision that acupuncturists become respected members of the healthcare community in all its various functions, from acute in-patient care to chronic, ambulatory care, research, and training.

Yihyun Kwon, PhD, DC, MSOM, LAc

Dr. Kwon is one of the pioneers in integrative medicine, both by his training and in his history of leadership within the MSAc and MSOM programs at NUHS. He earned both a bachelor’s degree in biology and a master’s degree in microbiology from Chung Ang University in Seoul. Afterwards, he studied diabetes and cancer at the Yeonsei University in Seoul and at the University of Calgary in Canada, and worked in a research lab for eight years.

In 1998, he moved to Chicago and simultaneously studied for and received both a doctor of chiropractic degree from National University of Health Sciences as well as a master’s degree in acupuncture and oriental medicine from Midwest College of Oriental Medicine in 2002. In 2010, Dr. Kwon earned his PhD from Tianjin University of Traditional Chinese Medicine. Dr. Kwon is an Associate Professor of Clinical Sciences at National University of Health Sciences.