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New DAOM Faculty Scholarship: First Awardees begin Class during Summer 2015 By: Cody Sivley

Brady Chin, L.Ac. and Julie Chambers, L.Ac. are the first recipients of the DAOM Faculty Scholarship. Both will focus their coursework and research in the Healthy Aging and Longevity specialty. Julie and Brady are highly regarded members of the YSU community for their instructional excellence and service as clinic supervisors for our MATCM students.

2015 YSU Doctoral Dissertation Conference By: Cody Sivley

The mood during the weekend was one of celebration. Students received great praise from their advisors and the members of the evaluation committee, who couldn’t help but tell the audience and the presenters how proud they were of the growth exhibited by each student during the process.


Alumni and Doctoral Students Delve into Research with Richard Hammerschlag, PhD By: Scott Sivley

Dr. Hammerschlag, a former YSU President, served the University in several capacities including University Academic Dean and Research Director from 1991 – 1998. He is well known for his work in the fields of neurobiology, bio-field physiology and acupuncture.

CBC Interviews Yo San Doctoral Student, Sonia Tan—Watch Here By:

As a preview to the coming Chinese New Year, Sonia Tan, Doctoral Student Class of 2016, shares her expertise in the intricacies of Chinese Astrology and what 2015 may hold with our Neighbors to the North at the Canadian Broadcasting Corporation.

Give him an Ear—White-Eagle Perry Has Something to Say By:

White-Eagle Perry’s journey to earning the highest degree in the field of Oriental Medicine was one with many meaningful milestones along the way. Early in his life White-Eagle expressed strong interest in learning more about the contemplative and meditative practices of his ancestors.

Dr. Dao, Brenda Strong and Yo San Grads Highlighted at Conference By:

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.

DAOM Grad’s Capstone Dissertation Report Published By:

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.  

Cohort #3 Posts Another “On-Time Completion” Milestone for DAOM Dissertation Process By:

The Yo San University DAOM Program is proud to boast that it has no candidates in “ABD” status. For each of the three cohorts that have undertaken and progressed through the two-year Yo San University advanced specialty doctoral programs in the Reproductive Medicine and Healthy Aging specialties, every candidate has completed the dissertation requirement on time.

DAOM Spotlight on: Dr. Lisa Nelson, DAOM, M.S., L.Ac., Dipl. By:

Lisa received her Masters of Acupuncture and Traditional Medicine from Yo San University in California. After graduation Lisa went on to study orthopedic acupuncture at Cedars- Sinai in Los Angeles, while at the same time maintaining a practice specializing in orthopedic acupuncture, and pain management for orthopedic doctors in Southern California.

Commencement 2014 Celebrates 25 years of TCM Excellence By:

The sun was brightly shining. and the spring air was fresh and crisp as the University celebrated the accomplishments of its thirty-four new degree recipients at the 2014 Yo San University Commencement exercises on Sunday March 23, 2014.

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