FACULTY

United States

John A. Amaro D.C.,FACC, FIAMA, Dipl.Ac.(IAMA)(NCCAOM), L.Ac.

Dr. Amaro has served on the Graduate School faculty of seven colleges and universities and has lectured at Los Angeles University of Health Sciences, Shanghai Medical University, Beijing Medical University and the Academy of Traditional Chinese Medicine in the People’s Republic of China.

He has appeared in over 100 television and radio interviews and more than100 magazine and newspaper interviews in North America, Australia, Europe and Asia since 1973.

He is the developer of the Electro Meridian Imaging Diagnostic computer software for acupuncture electronic diagnosis which has taken medical scientific acupuncture into a new level of development. He was the innovator and developer of the acupuncture jet lag treatment approach which has been accepted internationally in affecting the ill effects of trans-continental and oceanic jet aircraft flight.

Dr. Amaro is the Founder of the International Academy of Clinical Acupuncture and The International Academy of Medical Acupuncture which more than 20,000 physicians and assistants have graduated from or taken specific postgraduate work in Euro/Asian acupuncture.

He has served as a consultant to the National Board of Chiropractic Examiners which has established the first national certification examination specific for the Chiropractic profession. In addition, he is a founding member and executive officer of the American College of Chiropractic Acupuncture of the American Chiropractic Association.

He brings to the podium a level of expertise which few have attained. He has been described as one of the nations most dynamic speakers. In addition, patients from four continents have visited his personal clinic for treatment in Carefree, Arizona.

Debra Richel D.C., FIAMA, Dipl.Ac.(IAMA)

Assisted in teaching national and international certification programs in Acupuncture and Asian Healing Techniques to physicians with the International Academy of Cinical Acupuncture and the International Academy of Medical Acupuncture. Led six individual delegations of North American physicians to the People’s Republic of China for a Medical/Chiropractic/Acupuncture study exchange tour. Post Graduate faculty New York Chiropractic College and Logan College of Chiropractic. Diplomate Shanghai Research Institute of Acupuncture, Diplomate International Academy of Medical Acupuncture. Arizona State Board licensed acupuncturist. Clinical practice from 1988.

James T. Ventresca (DOM, L.Ac., NCCAOM)

Doctor of Oriental Medicine
Program Medical Director, Integrative Medicine Health South Rehabilitation Hospital, Albuquerque NM
Full Professor of Oriental Medicine Southwest Acupuncture College, Albuquerque NM
National Board Certified Diplomate in Acupuncture (NCCAOM)
Academic Dean Southwest Acupuncture College 1995-2000
Vice President, National Association of Teachers of Acupuncture and Oriental Medicine, 1996-1997
Beijing China Certificate in Advanced Acupuncture, Moxibustion and Chinese Herbal Medicine 1997
Certified Acupuncture Detoxification Specialist New York State 1985
Master of Science Oriental Medicine Southwest Acupuncture College 2001
Diploma in Acupuncture New England School of Acupuncture, Watertown, MA June 1984

T. Aristotle Economou FIAMA, Dipl.Ac.(IAMA) (NCCAOM)

Doctor of Chiropractic Palmer College 1992, Menji College of Oriental Medicine 1992, Fellow International Academy of Medical Acupuncture, Diplomate International Academy of Medical Acupuncture, Diplomate National Commission for the Certification of Acupuncture (Dipl.Ac. NCCAOM) Studied in the People’s Republic of China. Post Graduate faculty New York Chiropractic College. Private practice Beverly Hills CA / Scottsdale AZ

Richard Cheng M.D.,Ph.D.,Dipl.Ac.(IAMA)(hon)

B.sc. Biochemistry, McMaster University, M.Sc. Neurophysiology, University of Toronto,
M.D., University of Toronto, Ph.D., Neurophysiology University of Toronto.
Director Pain Research Institute, Toronto Canada. Lecturer for the International Academy of Medical Acupuncture on neurophysiologic basis of acupuncture. Post Graduate Faculty New York Chiropractic College and Logan College of Chiropractic.

Howard J. Collier M.D., FIAMA

Diplomate American Board of Orthopedic Surgeons, Fellow American Academy Orthopedic Surgeons, Orthopedic and Sports Medicine Injuries, Director West Atlanta Orthopaedic Center, Fellow International Academy of Medical Acupuncture.

George A. Forster D.C., FIAMA, Dipl.Ac.(IAMA)(NCCAOM) L.Ac.

Doctor of Chiropractic Life College 1981. President of the American Chiropractic Thermographic Society (1989). Board Certified Acupuncturist, Florida Board of Chiropractic Medicine, 1994. Fellow and Diplomate International Academy of Medical Acupuncture. Diplomate National Commission Certification of Acupuncture (NCCAOM), State of Florida Acupuncture Physician License. Graduate school faculty, New York Chiropractic College and Logan College of Chiropractic

Sheldon B. Tauber D.C., FIAMA, Dipl.Ac.(IAMA)

Graduate New York Chiropractic College 1980. Study tour People’s Republic of China 1992. Diplomate Shanghai Research Institute of Acupuncture. Developer and Director Advancement through Chiropractic Training Educational Seminars. Fellow International Academy of Medical Acupuncture 1987. Diplomate International Academy of Medical Acupuncture. Post Graduate Faculty New York Chiropractic College, Logan College of Chiropractic. Team Chiropractic physician Arizona State Arena Football Association

Mark Force, D.C., FIAMA, DICAK

Specialist in Applied Kinesiology, Post Graduate Faculty New York Chiropractic College, Fellow International Academy Medical Acupuncture. Private practice Scottsdale AZ

Steve Meeker Dipl.Ac.(NCCAOM), L.Ac. FAAPM

National Board Certified in Acupuncture, National Commission Certification of Acupuncture and Oriental Medicine (NCCAOM) Board Certified in Pain Management (AAPPM)
Nationally known lecturer in Auriculo-Medicine.

Edward C. Sullivan D.C., Ph.D., FIAMA, Dipl.Ac.

Doctorate in Chiropractic Palmer College of Chiropractic. Ph.D. in Health Psychology and Behavioral Medicine. Nationally certified in Counseling, Biofeedback and Hypnotherapy. Fellow of the International Academy of Medical Acupuncture, Diplomate (Dipl.Ac.) International Academy of Medical Acupuncture. Adjunct faculty member Cleveland Chiropractic College. Author of “Behavioral Considerations in Patient Management”. Has published over 40 professional papers.

Australia

Dr Arthur Rothwell. D.C; Dip.Acu; Adv.FIAMA. C.C.Sc.

Serves on the Chiropractic Board of Victoria steering Committee for Acupuncture.

He is president of The Acupuncture Association of Victoria.

He is a well-known authority on Japanese ryodoraku Diagnosis in Australia and Internationally.

He has developed solid State Lasers in the visible and non-visible spectrum for acupuncture.

He has studied and lectured in The Peoples Republic of China numerous times.

Hobby.
Big game fishing in the waters of Australia and the South Pacific.

Private practice Melbourne Australia.

Dr Stephen Wood. D.C.; Dipl.Acu; Master App Sc. (Aus)

Serves on the Chiropractic Board of Victoria steering Committee for Acupuncture.

He is vice president of The Acupuncture Association of Victoria.

He has studied and lectured in Australia and The Peoples Republic of China.

As a Master acupuncturist he specialises in ryodoraku diagnosis and treatment of depressive and anxiety states.

Hobby. Flying his twin engined Comanche around Australia.

Private practice Melbourne Australia.

The People's Republic of China

Shao Lei M.D.

Teacher of Acupuncture Shanghai Medical University. Acupuncture Dept. Hua Shan Hospital Shanghai Medical University.

Zhu Guang-Li M.D.

Director Hangzhou Hospital of Traditional Chinese Medicine.

Huang Xing-Hua M.D.

Deputy Director Beijing Obstetrics and Gynecology Hospital.

Chen Yemeng M.D., FIAMA

Deputy Director Beijing Obstetrics and Gynecology Hospital.

Ge Fu-Pei M.D.

Director Long Hua Hospital of the Shanghai College of Traditional Chinese Medicine.

Sen Zhi Xiang M.D.

Vice Chief Hangzhou Branch of Traditional Chinese Medicine, China Medical Association.

Chai Hong Shou M.D., FIAMA

Associate Physician Chief Shanghai QiGong Institute.

Li Sheng-Chang M.D.

Director and Professor Department of Neurology Shanghai Medical University.

Yan Shi Yun M.D.

Professor Shanghai College of Traditional Chinese Medicine and Shanghai Academy of Traditional Chinese Medicine. Vice-President National Medical Education Committee of Higher Learning.

Zhong Shi Hao FIAMA

Vice Director Shanghai Research Institute of Acupuncture.