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March 14, 2017

AIMC Berkeley Graduate Splits Her Time Between Two Busy Practices & A Farm!

Alzada Magdalena will speak at a brown bag lunch at AIMC Berkeley on Friday, April 7, 12-1pm

Alzada Magdalena, a 2001 Graduate of AIMC Berkeley (back when it was called Meiji College), has two acupuncture practices—one in Davis, CA and the other in Prineville, Oregon.At her two practices, The Healing Arts, she treats patients, …

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March 8, 2017

Best of Both Worlds: East & West Medicine

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Our Alumni who are also Doctors & Nurses
Reflect on their Knowledge of Both Systems

First of a two-part series. Our second installment will spotlight our current students who are also nurses.

Katja Zamrik, MD (Germany) & LAc

Studying Traditional Chinese Medicine as a physician, I was fascinated by the ancient knowledge about the …

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February 13, 2017

Resolve Wind-Colds with Chocolates

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This a recipe made by Sarah Donnelly for our AIMC Berkeley Intro to Herbs class, where students create and share a medicinal recipe. These delicious chocolates treat wind-cold disorders and are also act as a tonic and detox. Enjoy!

Ingredients:
Gelatin
Ginger
Chocolate
Lemon juice
Honey
Coconut oil
Agave nectar
Cayenne pepper

Medicinal Ingredients and function in …

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Oakland Raiders and AIMC Berkeley Alumnus Explains His Start as an Acupuncturist

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Read more about former Oakland Raider Josh Taves and his experience being a student at AIMC and owning his own clinic.

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February 6, 2017

Jordan Wheeler, AIMC Berkeley’s New Pharmacy Manager

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Jordan Wheeler has been studying natural medicine for the last 10 years, first obtaining his Bachelor of Science in Herbal Sciences from Bastyr University in Seattle. He then earned his Master of Science in Traditional Chinese Medicine from the American College of Traditional Chinese Medicine (ACTCM) in San Francisco in 2013. During his time there, …

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February 3, 2017

Winter 2017 Incoming Students Continue Tradition of Multi-Culturalism

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New Cohort Kicks off New Curriculum

More practice with tongue and pulse reading and new coursework covering Chinese pronunciation are two hallmarks of AIMC Berkeley’s new Master of Science in Oriental Medicine curriculum.

The program starting Winter 2017 is shorter by one term than previously so students can complete it in three years and one third. Japanese …

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July 10, 2016

Vive la France!

You might ask, did I imagine that within a year of finding Dr. Nogier’s auriculotherapy classes on his website, that I might find myself travelling to Lyon, France in a group of nine students, three AIMC Berkeley faculty members and four LAcs, to attend his seminar?

I’d like to say a sincere thank you to our …

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