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My own experience with acupuncture in 1991 was life changing. I changed from a person who wrote checks while driving and thought that was the best way to get things done, to a person who was calm and focused. I said to myself: “I have to learn how to do this medicine so I can help other people!”
YSU Bookstore Assistant Manager, Snohomish (Sno) Brown has assumed the role of Bookstore Manager.
What do you enjoy most about your job?
I enjoy connecting with the students and ensuring that they get the most out of their education. I am always available for their questions and I frequently have interns ask me about questions regarding themselves, their family members, and their patients regarding Western medicine, herbs, formulas, etc...
After completing the MATCM program at YSU (class of 2013), Matthew became an herbalist in the clinic’s herbal dispensary, obtained his California acupuncture license, and is presently working as Assistant Academic Dean in the MATCM program.
Yo San University Founder, Dr. Daoshing Ni, and Brenda Strong (star of Desperate Housewives, and Dallas, and long time friend of the University), along with YSU grads Andrea Thorpe and Danica Thornbury were among the featured presenters at the “Fertility Planit” Conference held April 4-5, 2014 at UCLA.
When Debbie Rodriguez graduated from the Yo San University DAOM Reproductive Medicine specialty program in April of 2013, she knew that the research work that she had accomplished regarding “Forbidden Acupuncture Points During Pregnancy” via her Capstone Dissertation was unique and significant.
The province of British Columbia, which I now call my home, holds their licensing exam only once a year, unlike CALE which is held twice. Furthermore, the process here consists of two separate exams, a written multiple choice exam and an open-answer clinical exam. There are also several levels of licensing. One can either be an herbalist or an acupuncturist, or one can write the Practitioner’s exam, which incorporates both aspects, and then there is the Doctor level.
Yo San University Graduate (class of 2006), James Evans makes conception easier with his use of Western and Chinese medicine to create a baby boom in his town of Perth Western Australia.
Stephanie K. Mattrey, chose to launch her career as an acupuncturist and Chinese Herbalist. Stephanie is affiliated with the People’s Acupuncture Clinic, a practice that overlooks the idyllic Amherst Green, and which not only provides acupuncture and Chinese herbal medicine services, but also martial arts, Qi cultivation, life coaching, Feng Shui and Life coaching training and consultation.
Yo San University is pleased to announce the appointment of Dr. Marvyn Perez, MD (Mexico), MATCM, L.Ac as the University’s Dean of Clinical Education. Dr. Perez will assume duty on January 16th, 2014.