Global Health Lecture Series featuring Yan Zhang, PhD, LAc
Wednesday, February 6, 2013 - 12:00 PM to 1:00 PM
Location: ACB 110
The Office of International Affairs (OIA) invites you to attend an ongoing lecture series on issues impacting global health. The lectures will be held every first and third Wednesday of the month at 12:00 noon CT. Invited guest speakers will share their personal stories and experiences. Everyone is invited to attend. Free lunch will be provided to the first 40 attendees (Lubbock campus only!)
Traditional Chinese Medicine and Acupuncture
- Speaker: Yan Zhang, PhD, LAc, Associate Professor, Division of Health Services Research & Management, Department of Family & Community Medicine
- Date: Wednesday, February 6, 2013
- Time: 12:00 noon
- Location: ACB 110
Dr. Zhang received her doctorate in health services research from Old Dominion University College of Health Sciences. Her pre-doctoral education was completed at Beijing University of Traditional Chinese Medicine (Bachelor degree) and China Academy of Traditional Chinese Medicine (Master degree.) She is a diplomate certified by the National Certification Commission for Acupuncture and Oriental Medicine and licensed to practice acupuncture by the Texas Medical Board. Currently, she practices acupuncture three half-days in the Family Medicine Clinic at Texas Tech Physicians Medical Pavilion. Dr. Zhang’s research has been focused on health services and integrative medicine, targeting vulnerable women, minorities, and elderly populations.
During this presentation, the audience will learn about the history of traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM); its concepts, principles, and approaches; and its current status in China. In addition, acupuncture, one of TCM’s main approaches, will be introduced in detail.
This presentation will not be linked to the additional TTUHSC campuses; however, it will be recorded for future viewing on the OIA website.
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