Misha Ruth Cohen, OMD, LAc, has practiced Asian traditional medicine for 25 years. She is the director of Chicken Soup Chinese Medicine; Research and Education Chair for Quan Yin Healing Arts Center; and a research specialist at the UC San Francisco Institute for Health and Aging. Dr. Cohen has lectured throughout the world and is a respected expert in chronic diseases and Chinese medicine. She has spent the past 19 years researching and developing comprehensive programs for the treatment of HIV/AIDS, HCV, cancer and related disorders. She is the co-author, along with Dr. Robert Gish, of the Hepatitis C Help Book, published by St. Martin's.