The teachers and scholars on these pages have chosen Yo San University—and Yo San University has chosen them—because they have a talent and a passion for teaching bright TCM students, combined with a sophisticated command of their disciplines. Like their students, Yo San faculty are diverse in background and scholarly interests.  

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Nai-Qiang Gu, BMed: Shanghai University of TCM, China
Program: MACTM

Descended from the famous Gu family lineage of Shanghai, Nai-qiang Gu was steeped in the rich tradition of Chinese Medicine from an early age. He graduated from Shanghai University of TCM and has more than four decades of clinical experience



Brandon Horn, PhD, JD, LAc.
Program: DAOM

Dr. Horn is a lecturer, researcher and clinician in the fields of acupuncture, herbal medicine and nutrition. He received his Bachelor and Juris Doctorate degrees from Ohio State University.



Laraine Crampton, L.Ac., DAOM
Program: MATCM

She graduated from Yo San University in 1998, and completed Yo San's DAOM in Healthy Aging in 2014. Dr. Crampton is a member of Yo San's Qi development, academic and clinical faculties.

Joseph Chang Qing


Joseph Chang Qing Yang, L.Ac., Ph.D.
Program: MATCM

Dr. Yang was a faculty member and a medical doctor in Traditional Chinese Medicine University of Heilongjiang, Harbin, China. After his 5 years bachelor education He finished his 3 more years master degree in TCM diagnosis and 4 years Ph. D. degree in psychiatry and neuroscience.

Hong Yun


Hong Yun Jin,

Dr. Hong Yun Jin trained in China. She has been practicing acupuncture and herbs since January 1996. She has been a supervisor in the DAOM clinic at Yo San University since 2012.



Fritz Hudnut, DAOM

Dr. Hudnut has maintained a private practice in West Los Angeles using the Art of TCM (Traditional Chinese Medicine) to help people since 2000. He also presently serves as a clinical supervisor in the Yo San student intern clinics.



Douglas Eisenstark, BA, MFA, MTOM, L.Ac.
Program: MATCM

Doug Eisenstark earned a BA from Hampshire College, a MFA:in Film and Photography from Art Institute of Chicago and a MTOM from Emperor's College

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