Thursday, March 13, 2014
The NUHS Acupuncture and Oriental Medicine Club will host its first guest speaker, Dr. Zhanxiang Wang, on Thursday, March 20th from 5:00 - 7:00 p.m. in Room D220.
Dr. Wang is an assistant professor of research at Indiana University School of Medicine, as well as an acupuncturist and herbalist certified by the National Certification Commission of Acupuncture and Oriental Medicine (NCCAOM).
"Dr. Wang has authored numerous research articles, studies and text chapters in his career. He will explain to our students the value research activity can offer when building a successful health care career," says Dr. Yihyun Kwon, assistant dean of acupuncture and oriental medicine.
Dr. Wang graduated from Beijing University of Traditional Chinese Medicine with a medical doctorate and PhD degree. He worked as an oriental medical doctor in internal medicine at Xi'yuan Hospital of China Academy of Traditional Chinese Medicine for over 10 years, which included five-year residence training in acupuncture, neurology, cardiology, nephrology, pneumology, hematology, gastrointestinology, gynecology, and surgery. While in Beijing, his research on clinical herbal medicine was supported by the China National Bureau of Chinese Medicine.
From 2002 to 2010, Dr. Wang has conducted research in the field of leukemia, cancer, diabetes and asthma in the United States. Part of his research is supported by the National Institutes of Health (Clinical and Translational Sciences Award).
NUHS has a strong commitment to research and evidence-based practice, and is excited to host this leader in integrative medical research.