Challenges in Using Herbal Medicine in Germany
Professor Rudolf Bauer, Ph.D. of the Institute of Pharmaceutical Sciences, University of Graz in Austria states that quality control and the assurance of the safety of raw materials are among the challenges when the first traditional Chinese medicine hospital was opened in Germany. Professor Bauer is one of the major figures in addressing this issue in Europe.
Defining Integrative East-West Medicine
In five succinct statements, Professor Li En sums up the scope and objectives of Integrative East-West Medicine.
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.
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.
Integrative Medicine Making Inroads into the Mainstream
Dr. Ryan Abbott describes how complementary and integrative medicine is making steady inroads into the mainstream. He expressed the view of a generation of young healthcare professionals who will shape the future of a medical practice with a truly integrative health approach.
Moving Modern Health System Forward with Traditional Chinese Medicine
Professor Liu Ganzhong discusses the role of traditional Chinese medicine in the health system, and how its incorporation into modern medical practices may prove to be more effective in the management of certain diseases.
Acupressure and Self-Care
Nurse Practitioner, Suzie Lee demonstrates various essential acupressure points to promote self-healing and self-care.
T’ai Chi Chih Demonstration
Kate Hollister demonstrates some of the basic movements of T'ai Chi Chih.