By Robert Newman, LAc, MSTCM
Over the course of more than 25 years, Robert Newman has studied and utilized numerous methods to work with patients, including acupressure; massage; Western herbs; flower essences; shamanism; homeopathy; diet; and nutrition. He has also employed acupuncture and Chinese herbs since 1993.
In 1989, Robert obtained his bachelor's of science degree from the University of California, Irvine, in pre-med biology, then obtained his master's degree in traditional Chinese medicine from the American College of Traditional Chinese Medicine (ACTCM) in 1992. He earned his California state acupuncture license the following year.
Robert taught and lectured on holistic medicine and Chinese medicine at San Francisco State University, California Healing Arts College and the Whole Life Expo, and was a staff acupuncturist, clinic supervisor and teacher at ACTCM for four years. He also created and developed the Chinese herb garden at ACTCM for five years, and spent one-and-a-half years as the curator of the Chinese herb garden at the Nanjing Institute of Botany in China. He is currently an instructor and clinic supervisor at Emperor's College of Traditional Oriental Medicine; an instructor at Yosan University of Traditional Chinese Medicine; an on-staff acupuncturist at Tarzana Medical Center; and has a private practice in the San Fernando Valley.
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- August, 2003 (Vol. 04, Issue 08)