Summary of Experience
Extensive experience in the field of Chinese medicine with two years of advanced post-graduate training in major Chinese hospitals. Fluent in mandarin Chinese and active in Chinese medicine education and mentorship. Author of articles and a clinical textbook.
APR 2001- Present KentuckyGinseng Chinese Medicine, Louisville, KY/ Seattle, WA
Licensed Acupuncturist and Certified Herbalist
NOV 2002- JAN 2004 Cui Yue Li Institute (www.cuiyueli.com), Beijing, China
Completed 14 month research project with professor Wang Ju-Yi (APR-NOV 2001), Chengdu University of Chinese Medicine, Chengdu, China
Completed 8 month clinical internship studying Chinese herbal medicine in the treatment of hepatitis, digestive disorders and infertility.
SEP 1994- SEP1995
Stanford University/National Taiwan Normal Univ. Taipei, Taiwan
Intensive post-graduate mandarin Chinese training
SEP 1988-APR 1992
Washington & Lee University, Lexington, VA
Bachelor of Arts- East Asian Studies (cum laude)
(2007) Channel Palpation. Journal of Chinese Medicine, 83, p.18-24
(2008) Applied Channel Theory in Chinese Medicine (with Wang Ju-yi). Seattle: Eastland Press
(2010) Channel Palpation and the Utilisation of Classical Theory (with CT Holman). Journal of Chinese Medicine, 92, p. 5-12
(2010) “On the Nature of Channels (by Wang Ju-yi, J. Robertson trans.)”, The Lantern,7(3), pp. 4-14.
(2011) Point Pair Synergy: An Example of Theory and Practice in the Treatment of Immune Disorders. Journal of Chinese Medicine, 96, p.5-12
(2014) The Tail Wags the Dog: Developments in Oriental Medicine Outside China and a New Beijing Phenomenon. North American Journal of Oriental Medicine, 60, p.13-15
(2015) Yangsheng and the Channels. Journal of Chinese Medicine, 107, p.5-12
Seattle Institute of Oriental Medicine– (09/2005- present) Instructor in acupuncture theory and technique for master’s degree students.
Pike Place Senior Center – Once-weekly, 3 hour clinic since 10/2004. Mentor program for students- Seattle Institute of Oriental Medicine.
Beijing University of Chinese Medicine– (03-09/2004) Guest faculty. Taught classes on theory and application of Chinese medical translation.
Dr. Ya-Juan Wang
Owner/Senior Practitioner, Oriental Medical Center/ Bastyr University
509 Olive Way Seattle, WA 98101 (206) 343-7223
Assistant Director, Pike Place Senior Center
1931 First Avenue, Seattle WA 98101 (206) 728-2773 ext. 225
Dr. Daniel Bensky
Director- Seattle Institute of Oriental Medicine
916 NE 65th, Seattle WA 98115 (206) 517-4541