How to Bridge Traditional Chinese and Western Medicines
Leroy Hood, Ph.D. discusses the important role of the systems approach that uses new strategies, technologies, and computational tools, which, together, may hold the key to successfully blending traditional Chinese medicine and Western medicine.
Using Herbal Medicine in Denmark
Peter Frandsen, M.D., Medical Director of the Odsense University Hospital in Denmark, discusses the challenges Traditional Chinese Medicine faces in the Western world.
Professor Man Fong Mei on Traditional Chinese Medicine in the United Kingdom
Despite receiving both good and bad press in the past, Eastern medicines are slowly becoming more accepted in Europe, stated Professor Man Fong Mei.
What the Future May Hold for Integrative Medicine
Professor Chun-Tao Che, Dean of the School of Chinese Medicine, Chinese University of Hong Kong; Professor Ka-Kit Hui, Director of the UCLA Center for East-West Medicine; and Dr. David Wong, rheumatologist in Canada, share multiple perspectives for the future of integrative medicine and its integration into mainstream practices.
Professor Li En Defines Integrative East-West Medicine
In five succinct statements, Professor Li En sums up the scope and objectives of Integrative East-West Medicine.
Professor Gustav Dobos on Hurdles to the Mainstream’s Acceptance of TCM
The biggest challenges for traditional Chinese medicine is to prove that it is safe and evidence-based, stated Professor Gustav Dobos of Germany. These hurdles include difficulties in obtaining funding for research in this area.
Professor Chen Keji on Leadership in Integrative Medicine
A pioneer of integrative medicine, Dr. Chen Keji, tells about his childhood contact with traditional Chinese medicine, and how he later took upon the study of Chinese medicine after his training in Western medicine.
When The Best of Western Medicine Is Not Good Enough
More people than ever before are seeking other healting options when the best of Western medicine falls short, stated Dr. Gustav Dobos, M.D., Professor of Internal Medicine, and Chair of Complementary and Integrative Medicine at the University of Duisburg-Essen, Germany.
What Motivated Me to Learn about East-West Medicine
As a 4th year medical student at UCLA, Catherine Lin is motivated to learn about East-West Medicine so that she can extract the best of both worlds to provide good care to her patients. She completed an intensive course designed for graduating medical students at the Center for East-West Medicine.
A New Way to Understand Healing
Dr. Mihaela Taylor is a U.S.-trained rheumatologist practicing at UCLA. Intrigued by her first exposure to traditional Chinese medicine and inspired by what she experienced and learned, she has taken on more in-depth study and regularly refers patients to the Center for East-West Medicine for consultation and treatment.