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Albert de Vos, BSc Lac  Chief Executive Officer of ETCMA (Holland)                                
Albert de Vos (1949), BSc LAc, has been in practice as a physiotherapist and acupuncturist for over 35 years. As Vice President of the Dutch Acupuncture Association he is active in improving the position of acupuncturists, defending their interests within society in general, more specifically within the field of healthcare.
Albert has taken a lead role in the European Traditional Chinese Medicine Association (ETCMA) since its foundation (2002), acting as Chief Executive Officer since 2005.
The ETCMA is an umbrella body for professional associations working in different fields of TCM. It currently represents around 13,000 practitioners in 13 European countries as well as from Israel.
Albert is honorable member of:
Arbeitsgemeinschaft für klasssiche Akupunktur und TCM (AGTCM, Germany)
Fédération Nationale de Médecine Traditionnelle Chinoise (FNMTC, France)
 
Ching, Nigel (Britain)
Despite the Chinese sounding surname, Nigel is of British origin, though he lives and works in Copenhagen, Denmark.
Nigel has practised acupuncture since graduating from the Scandinavian College of Acupuncture in 1990.
From 2000-2003 Nigel studied Chinese herbs at the Northern College of Acupuncture in York, where Charles Buck was his main teacher.
Nigel lectures widely in Denmark and its neighbouring countries. He is one of the principal teachers at the Acupuncture Academy in Copenhagen.
Nigel has published three books in Danish: Akupunktur og Sygdomsbehandling (Acupuncture and the Treatment of Disease), Kunsten at Diagnosticere i Kinesisk Medicin (The Art of Diagnosis in Chinese Medicine and Akupunkturens Grundprincipper (The fundamental Principles of Acupunture).
 

Delphine Armand (France)

Delphine Armand first met Dr. Richard Tehfu Tan during an internship in Germany while working on her dissertation. Astonished by his charismatic and fun personality, and fascinated by the logic and effectiveness of Dr. Tan’s Balance Method, Delphine completely devoted herself to its practice and international dissemination. Taking this mission further, hand in hand, for almost a decade, Dr. Tan and Delphine shared this unique connection of “working hard… playing hard”. Delphine Armand holds degrees in both Veterinary Medicine, as well as Traditional Chinese Medicine. Since 2008, she has been practicing Dr. Tan’s Balance Method exclusively in her own clinic in France. She has closely assisted Dr. Tan in countless classes in the United States, Europe, Australia and Asia; has performed simultaneous translations of all of his classes into French; as well as coordinated the French translation of his books. Delphine has interned in Dr. Tan’s San Diego clinic in California on numerous occasions. Dr. Tan has also visited her busy clinic and overseen the treatment of her patients.

 

Dimitriou Ioannis M.D. , P.T , MSc. , Ph.D. Chinese Medicine (Greece)
Dimitriou Ioannis, M.D. Physio. MSc. Ph.D TCM has graduated from the Medical School of National and Kapodistrian University of Athens, the Tianjin Traditional Chinese Medical University, the Homeopathic School of National Homeopathic Medical Company of Greece, the Physiotherapy School of TEI Lamias and the Faculty of Physical Education and Sports of Charles University Prague. He is a founding member of the Hellenic Association of Chinese Medicine and the Hellenic Corporation of Chinese Medicine.     

Master Duan Zhi Liang (China)
Master Duan Zhi-Liang is a Qigong Master and a practitioner of Traditional Chinese Medicine. Master Duan was raised inside the Forbidden City, as his grandfather was the personal doctor to the last Chinese Emperor and his father was a bodyguard to the Emperor. Duan was taught Traditional Chinese Medicine directly from his grandfather and martial art from his father. Master Duan is over 100 years old.

Georgette Young-Liebhaber, MSc. O.M., L.Ac. (USA)
Georgette Young-Liebhaber, Dipl.O.M., L.Ac. is a graduate of Pacific College of Oriental Medicine in San Diego, California where she received her training in classical Acupuncture, Chinese Herbology, Nutritional Therapy, Tai Chi, and QiGong.  Her post graduate training is in Sports Medicine Acupuncture Orthopedics and TCM Gynecology.  The focus of her practice has been treating musculoskeletal injuries as well as women’s health issues with special emphasis on Infertility.
Prior to practicing Oriental Medicine, Georgette also maintained a private practice as a Holistic Health Practitioner & Body-Centered Therapist specializing in Pain Management & Stress Reduction since 1992. Her therapies have included, various styles of bodywork, somatic-emotional release, bioenergetics, breath-work, Thai yoga, meditation, and counseling.  Integrating the best of all worlds, Georgette has masterfully blended the classical wisdom of Traditional Oriental Medicine with the contemporary insights of Mind-Body Healing.


Ilaira Bouratinos DipAc, DS (Greece)



Principal of the Oriental Medicine and Shiatsu Training Centre (Om)
Ilaira Bouratinos is principal of the Oriental Medicine and Shiatsu Training Centre (Om) and European Shiatsu School (ESS) in Greece, where she teaches Oriental Medical Theory, Acupuncture, Shiatsu and a variety of different bodywork methods.


She is co-author of the bestselling book A Practical Guide to Acu-points, Lotus Publishing, Chichester, England and North Atlantic Books Berkeley, California (2008 and 2011 revised edition), and Shiatsu-The Complete Guide, Thorson's publications (1997).


Ilaira qualified in shiatsu with the ESS in 1993, and received her diploma in Acupuncture in 1995 from the London School of Acupuncture and Traditional Chinese Medicine. She has also studied Chinese Herbal Medicine and a variety of bodywork, exercise and self development methods.
Ilaira also runs a busy practice in Athens and Mykonos where she combines bodywork and corrective exercise with acupuncture.

 

Irini Pervolaraki (Greece)

Irini Pervolaraki was born in Heraklion, Crete in 1981. She studied Law in Athens, specializing in Public Law and has had a seven year (2007-2014) working experience in legal counseling. Additionally, she studied acupuncture at the Academy of Ancient Greek and Traditional Chinese Medicine, Athens (2012-2014) and, winning the Academy’s scholarship, she lived in China for one year (2004-2015) for the purpose of conducting a research concerning the identity of Qibo (the Minister of Health of the Yellow Emperor, the book carrying the name of which is the basis of Traditional Chinese Medicine) and his potential relation to Hippocrates. While in China, she had the opportunity to attend classes in the fields of Ba Zi (Eight Characters, a foretelling method based on the year, month, day and time of birth in combination with yin yang and the five elements), Qi Gong, herbs, and TCM theory as well as to practice in Chinese Medicine clinics. She has been involved in life coaching and is now studying the evolutionary process-psychotherapeutic method Core Energetics. In collaboration with the Hellenic Society of Chinese Medicine, she has been conducting a study on the legal status of practice of Chinese Medicine in Greece, which is being published in parts in the magazine Chinese Medicine.

John Tsagaris (Greece)

John Tsagaris is an internationally renowned doctor of Traditional Chinese Medicine. He began his medical career by undertaking a number of oriental and complimentary diploma studies in his homeland Greece followed by an Honours Degree in Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM) combined with Human Bioscience at Middlesex University in the UK; then specialising in dermatology and anti-aging applications at Beijing University of Traditional Chinese Medicine in China. John holds a postgraduate diploma in skin disorders and beauty care and has been practicing in London for over 20 years, and now consults from his new clinic in the


Karavis Miltiadis M.D. Physiatrist (Greece)
Gen-Secret., Hellenic Medical Acupuncture Association, Director of International Postgraduate Center of Acupuncture.

Kontaxakis Panagiotis (Greece)
Panagiotis Kontaxakis is a graduate of the Faculty of Physical Education and Sport Science of University of Athens and he is national champion and record man in track and field while he was also applying systematically in his trainings the Chinese yoga, the Tai Chi Chuan, the meditation, the qigong and athletic psychology.. He is researcher of Qigong, he holds the title of Master in Qigong and he has dedicated his life in spreading Qigong around Greece. Panagiotis began his study and his practice in Tai Chi Chuan, Qigong and meditation since 1983 in Switzerland, New York, Thailand, China, Mongolia, Boston, Los Angeles, Japan, Turkey, Minneapolis, Washington. He began to teach in Greece individually and in groups from 1988. 1992 he opened his GREEK HEALING TAO CENTER which functions until today
Panagiotis Kontaxakis has studied  Qigong in different places around the world for more than  27 years and he teaches  since 1989. Today he represents various authentic Qigong organizations in Greece (formal representative of   Chinese Health Qigong in China, holder of 5th genealogy  of Wu Style Tai Chi – internal student of Grand master Li Bing Ci- head of  Northern Wu Style Tai Chi in Greece, Senior Instructor of Master Mantak Chia, formal  co operator  of the University of Sport of Beijing in Qigong, representative of  Dr Yang Jwing Ming).
Further he has created the Centre of Science and Research of Tai Chi Chuan and Qigong “Cheerful Dragon” where every year many known teachers are invited to teach  their valuable practices and learning skills .

Konstadinos Sgoubopoulos (GR)

Athens Zen Center

 


Lien Chan Sook Wouters Msc. (Brussels)
Ms. Lien Chan Sook Wouters, born in the Republic of Korea, studied “Sinology” and “Japanology” at Ghent University (Belgium).
In 2008 she studied at Liaoning University (PRC) for half a year and consequently, in 2009 she obtained her Bachelor degree.
In 2010 she obtained her Master degree in Sinology with the highest distinction, as well as her Bachelor degree in Japanology.
Her research centers around Sun Simiao’s “Fangzhong buyi diba 房中補益第八 (The Beneficial and Replenishing Qualities of the Art of the Bedchamber: Part eight)”, on the positive and life-prolonging effects of sexuality and intercourse on the human psyche and physique.
She hereby focusses on her own translation of a more original version of the text, that thusfar had never been officially translated.
In 2010-2011 she continued her research on the ideological and practical applications of Sun Simiao’s ideas at Tianjin University of TCM (PRC)."

Dr. Miao C. Chiang Ph.D Chinese Medicine (Taiwan)
Dr. Miao C. Chiang was born in 1959 in Taiwan and hospitalized for a kind of intestinal disease with high fever that year. Modern medicine could not help and her parents were informed to prepare her funeral. Fortunately a Chinese physician saved her life and thus became her “godfather”. That experience introduced her to Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM) in her childhood. Apart from her “godfather”, she has followed many famous TCM physicians in China for years and started to practice on her own. After graduating from the Beijing TCM University in 2002, Dr.Chiang practiced acupuncture in the first teaching hospital of the Tianjin TCM University and completed her Master degree in acupuncture at that school in 2005. She then followed a TCM master in his seventies at the China Academy of Chinese Medical Sciences in Beijing and achieved her PHD degree on the research of TCM treatment for psychosomatic diseases in 2008. Dr. Chiang is a licensed TCM physician in Tianjin, China. She has authored 20 publications on Chinese medicine including an English book, The Chinese Heart: Chinese Medicine and Stress Management by Foreign Language Press and a Chinese monograph, The Theory of Chinese Heart and Clinical Practice by People’s Medical Publishing House.

Revelli Vita (Greece)
Between 1978-1981, Vita Revelli studied acupuncture at the 'College of Acupuncture' (Leamington SPA- Warwickshire) under the guidance of J.R Worsley, Two years later, she went to China to undergo two years of post-graduate studies at the 'Beijing College of Traditional Chinese Medicine', where she trained in classes in  Chinese language in  advanced Acupuncture and Chinese Herbal Medicine. She also is specialized in Gynaecology with Chinese Medicine by following a year's long training in the Gynaecological Department of the ‘Sino-Japanese Friendship University Hospital’ of the College.
At the same time, she studied with the Taoist doctor Pang Yi Wu and specialized in the Taoist understanding of channels theory and in the classical aspect of Chinese Medicine that focuses on the relationship between humans and the cosmos.
In these years, she trained in many styles of Qi Gong and therapeutic Qi Gong.
She holds a degree in ‘Anthropology and Chinese Language’ from SOAS (School of Oriental and African Arts - University of London) and also, a degree  in Acupuncture  -  BSc(Ac) from Kingston University (London).
For over 30 years she has been going to China to research and study with excellent teachers both from the Beijing University of Traditional Chinese Medicine and the Chengdu University of Traditional Chinese Medicine. At the moment she visits China regularly to research less know classical texts i.e. recently discovered scrolls.
Vita Revelli has been teaching Chinese Medicine for over 30 years in many European countries (London - England; Oslo - Norway, Milan, Pavia  - Italy, Zurich - Switzerland etc.) as well as  in the specialization course for doctors of the Medical University of Pavia.  She has also taken part as a speaker in many European congresses (Vienna, Brussels, Prague, Milan, Sofia etc.) as well as in the 'Second World Congress for the modernization of Chinese Medicine'  held in Chengdu (China) in 1996 and organized by the WFCMS (World Federation of Chinese Medicine Societies) under the patronage of the Chinese Ministry of Health.
Vita Revelli lives and works between England and Greece and is the founder and director of AOM (The Art of Oriental Medicine).

Ricardo Tavares Valério (PT)
September, 2012 – July, 2015
     Master degree, Acupuncture and Tuina
      Beijing University of Chinese Medicine (BUCM)
September, 2010 – July, 2012
     Graduation, Advanced Studies in Traditional Chinese Medicine
      Beijing University of Chinese Medicine
      (BUCM), Beijing, China.
September, 2008 – June, 2009
      2nd year Graduation, Chinese Language and Culture
      Beijing University of Language and Chinese Culture
      (BLCU), Beijing, China.
October, 2006 – August, 2007
Scientific Research Scholarship (Fundação Oriente) entitled “Combined Traditional Chinese Medicine techniques when dealing with difficult diseases”. Double orientated scholarship, Dr. Quan Fu You from the Guo Yi Tang clinics, affiliated with Beijing University of Traditional Chinese Medicine and by Dr. Luo from the White Cloud Taoist Monastery Clinic (Bai Yun Guan).
September, 2005 – June, 2006
      1st year Graduation, Chinese Language and Culture Course
      Beijing University of Language and Chinese Culture
      (BLCU), Beijing, China.
May, 2005
      Proficiency Examination of Doctor-Acupuncturist Specialization
      World Federation of Chinese Medicine Societies
      (WFCMS), Beijing, China.
September, 2003 – July, 2004
      Graduation, Advanced Studies in Traditional Chinese Medicine
      Tianjin University of Chinese Medicine
      (TUTCM), Tianjin, China.
 September, 2000 – July, 2003
       Graduation, Traditional Chinese Medicine
       Beijing University of Chinese Medicine – Portugal
        (UNAPE-Portugal), Lisbon, Portugal  
September, 1997 – July, 2000
Anthropology, Single Honours, BCHS.
University of East London, London, England.


Robidoux, Suzanne, Ph. D. Chinese Medicine (Canada)
Dr. Suzanne Robidoux has been learning and practicing with some of the most interesting Chinese Masters in China and Taiwan for the last 12 years. She has mastered the Classical acupuncture technique from her master in Taiwan by practicing with him for over 3 years, she has practiced cranial acupuncture with her teacher for over a year at the outpatient department of the Brain Hospital in Nanjing while completing her doctorates. She has also worked a year at the Suicide Prevention Center in Beijing treating severe cases of psychiatric problems. Dr. Robidoux is now the chief acupuncturist of the Neurological and Post-Stroke Department at the Yanda Health City in Beijing.
Dr. Robidoux also practices with the famous classical expert Dr. Feng Shilun on a weekly basis. On her free time she continues to research classical texts such as the Zhou Yi and the Zhenjiu Dacheng as well as the Shang Han Lun and Jin Gui Yao Lue.

Rodrigo Aranda, M.D, MSc Chinese Medicine, L.Ac.(Chile)
After graduating from medical school in the prestigious University of Chile he moved to China where he spent several years studying Chinese Medicine. Currently he runs San Bao School of Chinese Medicine in Santiago, Chile. He still spends several months each year in China studying with teachers like Wang Ju Yi, Bai Xinhua and Wang Ning Sheng.
Dr. Salustino Z.  Wong Ph.D Chinese Medicine (Cuba)
Dr. Salustino Z.  Wong, born in Havana, Cuba, where he studied Industrial Pharmacy and started his first steps in Natural and Chinese Medicine. When he was 22 went to China to study Chinese medicine and spent 13 years studing in Nanjing TCM University. He is one of the few western students to have taken the whole TCM studies in China (Bachelor, Master, PHD). He is an acupuncturist herbalist , founder of the Ziguang Tuina (紫光推拿) school, an student of the Jingfang (经方) method of the classical

Tae-Hunn Lee (UK)
Lic.Ac, MBAcC, PGCE
Lecturer at ICOM
I graduated from ICOM in 2003 and have been in private, full-time practice since then. My interests lie in the practical application of the Philosophy of Stems & Branches.
I am a student of Joan Duveen and have been studying with him since 2001, deepening my understanding and practical application of 5 Elements, Stems & Branches Acupuncture and Pulse Diagnosis.
I have been teaching on these subjects at ICOM since 2005 and am a student and practitioner of Tai Chi, Nei Gung and movement arts.formulas from Han Tang Dynasty, chief of the International Divition of Nanjing Research Association Of Taiji Chen Hong Method.


Tianjun Wang Ph.D. Chinese Medicine (China)
Senior Lecturer and Director of Acupuncture Clinic
School of Health, Sport and Bioscience
University of East London
Dr. Tianjun Wang is a Senior Lecturer and Director of clinical acupuncture at the University of East London, London, UK. Currently he is also a visiting professor of Liaoning University of Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM), China. Dr. Wang was a senior acupuncture doctor at a TCM Hospital, Nanjing, China. Dr Wang has also been a clinical instructor for foreign students at the Nanjing International Acupuncture Training Centre for over eighteen years before he moved to UK in 2007.
Tianjun graduated with BSc Acupuncture from Nanjing University of Chinese Medicine in 1989. Dr. Wang achieved his PHD degree in the same university on the research of Acupuncture treatment for depression.
Tianjun has authored 20 publications on Chinese Medicine with some English versions. His papers on depression include ‘Clinical study on combined needle-embedding and medication for depressive sleep disorder. (Journal of Acupuncture and Tuina Science, 2009); ‘Dynamic observation of Retained Needles on HAMD Factors scales in Depression. (Journal of Jiangsu Chinese Medicine, 2008, paper in Chinese); Effective Observation of Acupuncture Treatment on Depression (Journal of Chinese Acupuncture and Moxibustion. 2005, paper in Chinese), etc.

Tilikidis Alexandros M.D. Physiatrist (Greece)
Dr. Alexandros Tilikidis, born in 1966 in Athens, Greece graduated from the medical university in 1991. As a western medical doctor he received the medical specialty of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation in 2001. He started his studies on acupuncture in 1994 in Athens, Greece. In 1996 he studied in TIANJIN UNIVERSITY of TRADITIONAL CHINESE MEDICINE Basic Theory of TCM, Acupuncture and Chinese Herbal Medicine with Professors Liu Gongwang and Zhong Qiangwei.
Since 1997 he practices Acupuncture and Chinese Herbal Medicine in Athens and also teaches the Basic Theory of TCM, Acupuncture and Chinese Herbal Medicine.  In 2004 he established a private school in Athens (ACADEMY of ANCIENT GREEK & TRADITIONAL CHINESE MEDICINE) in order to spread and promote Traditional Chinese Medicine and to unite TCM with Ancient Greek Medicine. He has published the following books in Greek: The Basic Theory of TCM (1999, private publication), Chinese Herbal Medicine – Herbs and Prescriptions (2011, etra publishing) and Greek Acupuncture, meridians and acupoints according to Hippocrates’ texts (2013, akadimia publishing).

Yang Shao Bo PhD. (China)
Philosopher

Yefim Gamgoneishvili MSc. Chinese Medicine (U.S.A)
Yefim Gamgoneishvili has been practicing Chinese medicine since completing masters degree training at the San Francisco College of Acupuncture in 1991. Since that time, he has maintained a private acupuncture and herbal practice specializing in pain management, sports injuries and HIV/AIDS. In addition, he has been teaching acupuncture and herbal medicine courses since 1997 at Chinese medical campuses in California, North Carolina and New York. Recent appointments include serving as chair of the Acupuncture Department at Pacific College of Oriental Medicine in New York City and clinical Director at the Daoist Traditions College of Medical Arts in North Carolina.
Since 1998, Yefim has studied channel palpation and diagnosis with Dr. Wang Ju Yi (co-author of Applied Channel Theory in Chinese Medicine). For the last 10 years he has organized numerous student trips to Beijing for advanced training in Dr. Wang’s unique and effective approach to acupuncture.  Drawing from a heartfelt passion for the medicine, students inevitably find Yefim’s lively teaching style to be both engaging and inspiring.

Zografos Kyriakos BSc. Chinese Medicine (Greece)
Zografos Kyriakos has  Higher degree (Bachelor) in Traditional Chinese Medicine from Nanjing University of China (PRC) and from the Higher School of TCM,  Lisbon Portugal 1999-2005. He graduated in the specialties: Acupuncture, Herbal Medicine, Tuina, Therapeutic Qi-Qong and Dietetics.
He is a member of a professional body of Traditional Chinese Medicine and acupuncture, n.140-Lisbon, Portugal, where the Acupuncture has professional and ethical autonomy: law 45/2003.
Gained clinical experience at Centro Chinesa Medicina da Lisboa (1999-2005) and Huan Zhong, Hospital of Nanjing in China (2005-2006), as well as at  Clinica Medica-Dentaria Poco NOVO-Estoril, Centro de Medicina Chinesa WU - ZING-Lisbon (2006-2008).
Since 2008, he lives, works and lecture Traditional Chinese Medicine in Greece, while cooperation with the Higher School of Traditional Chinese Medicine in Lisbon, continues even today.
 

Valia Dimaraki (UK)

BSc, Lic.Ac. MBAcC, ICOM Practitioner