Bio

Education

Alderson Broaddus University, Phillipi, WV

Bachelor of Science in Medical Science, Physician Assistant
Internship: Southeast Community Hospital, Washington D.C.

American College of Traditional Chinese Medicine, San Francisco, CA

Masters in Traditional Chinese Medicine
Internship: Chengdu University of Traditional Chinese Medicine, Chengdu, PRC

Oregon College of Oriental Medicine, Portland, OR

Doctor of Acupuncture and Oriental Medicine
Internship: Kunming, China and Tokyo, Japan

Teaching and Seminars

  • Acupuncture Integrated Medicine College, Berkeley, CA

          Teacher of Patho physiology and Integrated Medicine

  •        Acupuncture and Integrated Medicine College

Integrated Medicine Treatment for Lyme Disease – CA 14 CEUs

  •       New Mexico Society of Acupuncture and Asian Medicine, Albuquerque, NM

Integrated Medicine Treatment for Lyme Disease – NCCAOM 15 CEUs

  •      Oregon College of Oriental Medicine, Portland, OR

Integrated Medicine Treatment for Lyme Disease – NCCAOM 15 CEUs

  •     American College of Traditional Chinese Medicine – Doctoral Program

Treatment of Chronic Disease using Integrated Medicine
Treatment of Inflammation and Autoimmune Diseases using Integrated Medicine
Integrated Medicine Treatment for Lyme Disease

Lectures

The Society for Orthomolecular Health Medicine, San Francisco, CA

“Oriental Medicine and Orthomolecular Studies: Integrating Orthomolecular  Medicine with Chinese Medicine”

“Nutrition and Physiology in Medical Practice”

“Acupuncture studies in the treatment of Irritable Bowel Syndrome”

“Stress and Adaption Treatment Strategies: The Brain and the Immune System”

“Integrated Medicine in Chronic Diseases: A Case Study of Multiple Sclerosis”

Smart Life Forum/ Silicon Valley Health Institute, Palo Alto, CA

“Lyme Disease: The Hidden Epidemic”

“Hormones: Anti-aging or Essential Wisdom”

American Academy of Physician Assistants, San Francisco, CA

“Acupuncture Update: Indications and its Therapeutic Role in Western Medicine”

University of California, Santa Cruz, CA

” Women’s Health and Natural Medicine”

KPFA Radio,“Your Health and Fitness” with Layna Berman, San Francisco

Chronic Disease Related to Diet and Nutrition

Professional Development

Tokyo, Japan  September 2007
Mentorship: Sensei Shoji Kobayashi “Shakuju Therapy”
Clinical Observation: Edward Obaidey, Traditional Japanese Acupuncture

Kunming, China  August 2005- September 2005
Jin jing Qigong: Training with Professor Wang Qingyu
Classical Chinese Medicine: Lecture studies with Professor Liu Lihong

Chengdu University of Traditional Chinese Medicine, Sichuan, China  July – November 1990
Acupuncture techniques and herbal therapies specializing in Gastroenterology, Pediatrics, and Gynecology

International Institute of Medical Qigong, Pacific Grove, CA
Professor Jerry Johnson  200-hour professional certificate of training

Publications

California Journal of Oriental Medicine
Vol.2 No.2 Fall/Winter 2009
“Integrative Medicine Treatment of Lyme Disease: Oriental Perspectives on a Biomedical Dilemma”

Journal of Orthomolecular Medicine
Vol. 24, No. 2
Journal of Orthomolecular Medicine Lyme Disease
“Oriental Medicine and Orthomolecular Medicine: Six Lyme Disease Cases”

North American Journal of Oriental Medicine
Vol. 15, No. 44, Vol. 17 No. 48
Review of Shakuju Therapy Seminars presented by Sensei Shoji Kobayashi

Townsend Letter: The Examiner of Alternative Medicine
July 2013 “Gentle Medicine: Two Doctors Discuss How Less Can Be More in the Treatment of Lyme Disease and Chronic Illness”

Medicinal Roots Magazine
Summer 2015:  “An interview with Peg Schafer: Author and Cultivator of Chinese Herbs”