About My Experience / Education

  • (1993) National Board Certified Diplomat of Acupuncture and Oriental Medicine (National Certification Commission for Acupuncture and Oriental Medicine – NCCAOM).
  • (1990 to 1993) – Earned my Master’s degree in Acupuncture from the Oregon College of Oriental Medicine, Portland, Oregon.
    • Four academic years in Acupuncture and Oriental Medicine (completed in three calendar years), consisting of 3,344.5 total hours.
  • (1993 to 1994) – Full-time Acupuncturist, Portland Addictions Acupuncture Center, Portland, Oregon, a community based Acupuncture center serving individuals struggling with addictions in a group setting.
  • (1994 to Present) – Established the Lemont Acupuncture Centre, Lemont, Pennsylvania, which provides acupuncture in a private, one-on-one setting.
  • Age 15 to 20 studied ballet extensively at Point Park College
  • (1976 to 1978) Attended West Virginia University, Liberal Arts program, with a concentration in Nutrition and Dance
  • (1978 to 1980) Towson State University, General Studies with a Concentration in Dance
    • Performed as a guest student at Goucher College
    • Dance performer at West Virginia University