Atlantic Institute of Oriental Medicine

Faculty

program-overview-pic Johanna C. Yen, MD (China), AP., President. Dr. Yen previously served on the   Florida State Board of Acupuncture and was named Educator of the Year in 2003 by the American Association of Acupuncture & Oriental Medicine. She is a renowned TCM expert in gynecology and obstetrics.

Di Fu, Ph.D., MD (China), AP., Vice President/DAOM Director. In addition to his academic roles and responsibilities within ATOM, Doctor Fu Di also serves as an adjunct professor teaching acupuncture at the University of Miami and maintains a private practice.

Harry G. Hong, Ph.D., L.Ac. (China), DAOM Clinical Director. Dr. Hong possesses a Ph.D. degree in Biochemistry and Molecular Biology and earned his MD degree in China. He has also conducted medical research and is a recognized expert in immune dysfunctions and energy imbalance disorders, specializing in treating allergies, asthma, autism and autoimmune diseases with energetic therapies such as meridian testing, allergy desensitization, homeopathy, Chinese Medicine and Pulsed Electromagnetic Field therapy.

Veaceslav Vlas, MD (EU), PhD, AP (FL lic # AP3627)
Veaceslav Vlas graduated from the State University of Medicine and Pharmacy (USMF) in Moldova, where he received his M.D. degree. In 2001 he moved to China where he spent 10 years studying
Oriental medicine and working as a TCM Doctor. He received his Ph.D. in Acupuncture from Nanjing University of Chinese Medicine, China. Dr. Vlas was a Professor and attending physician at Southwest
Acupuncture College, American Academy of Acupuncture & OM and the University of East-West Medicine. Dr. Vlas’s clinical interest is Integrative Pain Management. Dr.Vlas is a Professor, currently
teaching acupuncture and herbal courses at ATOM now.

 

Visiting Faculty

Ding Yie, MD AP (China). Dr. Ding is a Professor of Long Hua Hospital attached to Shanghai TCM University and specializes in the treatment of Pulmonary and Geriatric diseases.

Ge Linbao, MD (China). Dr. Ge previously served as Director of the Department of Acupuncture in Shanghai Yue Yang Hospital as well as the Vice President of the Yue Yang Hospital. He currently is the Executive Director of both the Chinese Medical Qigong Association and the Chinese Acupuncture Association. He specializes treatment of diseases of the nervous system, including headaches, facial paralysis, stroke, nerve damage as well as chronic diarrhea and indigestion.

He Jinsen, MD, PhD. (China). Dr. He serves as a Professor and dissertation advisor for students attending the Ph.D. program at Shanghai TCM University. He is an expert in the treatment of goiter, infertility and paralysis. Meixian Jiang, MD (China). Dr. Jiang serves as a Professor and dissertation advisor in Shuguang Hospital, which is an affiliate of the Shanghai TCM University. Dr. Jiang specializes in the treatment of cardiovascular diseases.

Jiang, Meixian PhD. MD (China). Dr. Jiang serves as a Professor and dissertation advisor in Shuguang Hospital, which is an affiliate of Shanghai TCM University. Dr. Jiang specializes in the treatment of cardiovascular diseases.

Lixing Lao, Ph.D., L.Ac., Dr. Lau is a Professor and Director of the TCM Research Program at the University of Maryland Baltimore (UMB). He has served as a Board member of the Society for Acupuncture Research (SAR) and as an Advisory Board Member of the PDQ Cancer CAM Editorial Board, National Cancer Institute of the National Institutes of Health (NIH) as well as a member of the Editorial Board of the Journal issued by the Society for Integrative Oncology. He is an expert in conducting translational research that bridges basic science, clinical trials and “real world” clinical practice. His research was cited in the report of the NIH Consensus Conference on Acupuncture.

Daofang Li,A., Ph.D. (China). Dr. Li previously served as Professor and Vice Director of the Surgical Department of Hong Hua Hospital, affiliated with Shanghai TCM University. He specializes in the treatment of breast cancers.

Mao Xiao Mei, CMD (China). Dr. Mao serves as Director of the World Chinese Medicine Yun Qi Association. She is an expert in the clinical application of Yu Qi by means of meridian
measurements.

Chong He, Ph.D., MD (China), AP., DAOM Clinical Director. Dr. He possesses more than 20 years of experience in TCM. He has served as Associate Professor at Nanjing University and as a post doctor researcher at the State University of the Sciences in Philadelphia (USIP).

Bin Jiang Wu, Ph.D. (China). Dr. Wu is the President of the Ontario TCM College of Canada, where he also serves as a dissertation advisor. He specializes in the treatment of insomnia, preventive medicine, facial paralysis and pain management. He is also an expert in Qigong and Tui Na.

Xu Lieming, MD, Ph.D. (China). Dr. Xu serves as a Professor of Shuguang Hospital affiliated with Shanghai TCM University. He specializes in the treatment of hypertension, cirrhosis, hepatic-fibrosis and other liver diseases.

Jun Yang, Ph.D. (China). Dr. Yang serves as Professor and President of Anhui Hospital, which is affiliated to Anhui TCM University. He also serves as a dissertation advisor to Ph.D. students and as a member of the Standing Committee of the China Association of Acupuncture. Dr. Yang specializes in the treatment of neurologic and kinesiology disorders.