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New York College students study and train with a faculty whose members are intimately involved in many facets of the College. For example, they may chair and work with various committees and develop and revise curriculum. Students benefit from their professional expertise in the classroom as well as from assisting their instructors in the teaching clinics and observing their professional treatment of patients at the Integrative Health Center.

Administration Lisa E. Pamintuan, J.D. - President

Lisa E. Pamintuan, J.D. - President, Juris Doctor, Wayne State University Law School; BA, Wake Forest University (Full Athletic Scholarship). Vice President of Business Development, New York College of Health Professions; Vice President Corporate Development, Catalyst Intellectual Properties; Sales/Marketing for World Team Tennis Franchise Team, IMG; Law Clerk/researcher International Law, Dykema, Gossett; Tennis Professional, competed on the international tennis circuit including the Wimbledon Championships, the Canadian Open and the U.S. Open; sponsors included Nike, Prince Racquets, Tail Sportswear and Guinness.

Moftia Mansur Aujero, M.A., B.S., RN - Sr. Advisor to the President, Master of Arts (Nursing Education), Columbia University, Teacher's College; Bachelor of Science (Nursing), St. Paul's College, Manila, Philippines; Wharton Nurse Fellow, Wharton Business School, University of Pennsylvania; Green level Certification, Bellevue Hospital Center; Deputy Executive Director/Chief Nursing Officer, Nursing and Patient Care Services, Bellevue Hospital Center; Senior Associate Executive Director, Director of Nursing- Women's Health and Children's Health Care Center, Acting Director of Nursing – Peri-operative Care Services, Metropolitan Hospital Center; Senior Associate Executive Director, Nursing and Patient Care Services, Morrisania Diagnostic and Treatment Center; Adjunct Professor, Borough of Manhattan Community College; Publications, Co-author "Leader's Guide to Provision of Services"; Speaker, Hunter College, CNO Summit – Indian Wells, CA, Peking Union Medical College 100th Anniversary "Innovations and Role of Nursing", Borough of Manhattan Community College, St. Paul's College; Malcom Bridge Examiner (NIST) (Nursing); Recipient of Nursing Excellence Award, Philippines, Spectrum Excellence Award, Bellevue Hospital Center Leadership Award, Evelyn C. Gioiella Excellence in Nursing Leadership Award, Unite Home Care Nursing Excellence Award, Outstanding & Dedicated Nursing Leadership Award from Black Nurses Association, New York City Health and Hospitals Corporation Women's Award.

A Li Song, M.D. (People's Republic of China), L.Ac. (NY), Dean, Graduate School of Oriental Medicine, Dean, People's Republic of China Affairs, M.D., Henan Medical University, People's Republic of China; over twenty years experience in the diagnosis and treatment of disease with Traditional Chinese Medicine, Acupuncture and Massage Therapy; taught Chinese Medicine and Acupuncture for over nine years in China; Director of the Luo Yang Medical Health Center, Luo Yang, China; Licensed Acupuncturist, New York State.

Marion Spector, Chief Nursing Advisor, R.N., M.S., B.S.N., APRN, BC, Bachelor of Science in Nursing, Hunter College (CUNY); Master of Science in Nursing, Hunter College (CUNY); Registered Nurse, New York; Advanced Practice Registered Nurse, Board Certified; Clinical Instructor (Med/Surg), Staff Development, Bellevue Hospital Center; Clinical Specialist Medical Surgical Nursing, American Nurses Credentialing Center; Advanced Cardiac Life Support Provider; Editorial Advisory Board, The American Journal of Nursing; Former Board Member NY State Nurses Association, Member, American Association of Critical Care Nurses, Former President, founding member, NYC Chapter of Pain Management Nurses (ASPMN), Member, American Society of Pain Management Nurses, Member, American Society of Perianesthesia Nurses; Delegate, NYSNA Delegate Assembly, Delegate, United American Nurses; Delegate, American Nurses Association House of Delegates; Vice-Chairperson, NYSNA Council of Nursing Practitioners; Former Chairperson, Executive Council, NYC/Health and Hospitals Corporation Nurses; Nursing Continuing Education Coordinator, NYSNA Provider Unit Activities, Bellevue Hospital Center, Member; NYC CE Regional Review Team, NYSNA; NYSNA Membership Award, Amanda Silver Distinguished Service Award (NYCRA; District 13), Professional Achievement Recognition Award (Bellevue Hospital Center), NYSNA Leadership Fellow, Sigma Theta Tau Honor Society, Member, Nutrition Committee, BHC, Former Negotiating Team Member, NYC/ Health and Hospitals Corporation.

James M. Shinol, M.S.OM, B.S., B.P.S., L.Ac. (NY, NJ), Diplomate Acupuncture & Chinese Herbology (NCCAOM), Chair, Acupuncture, Master of Science (Oriental Medicine), Southwest Acupuncture College, CO; Bachelor of Science (Biology), Albright College, PA; Member, National Certification Commission for Acupuncture and Oriental Medicine (NCCAOM); Member, Acupuncture and Oriental Medicine Alliance (AOMA); Licensed Acupuncturist, New York State and New Jersey.

Yun Li, M.D. (People's Republic of China ), L.Ac. (NY), Diplomate Acupuncture & Chinese Herbal Medicine (NCCAOM), Chair, Herbal Medicine, Director Herbal Dispensary, M.D. in Traditional Chinese Medicine, Hebei Medical University (People's Republic of China); M.S. in Traditional Chinese Medicine, China Academy of Traditional Chinese Medicine (People's Republic of China); Associate Professor, China Academy of Traditional Chinese Medicine (People's Republic of China); Vice Chief-Editor, Encyclopedia Publishing House of China; Licensed Acupuncturist, New York State.

Serge Nerli, D.C., M.S., Acting Dean of Massage Therapy, Doctor of Chiropractic, New York Chiropractic College; Master of Science (Human Nutrition), University of Bridgeport; Diplomate of American Chiropractic Board of Sports Physicians; Adjunct Faculty, New York Chiropractic College, Queens College; Licensed Chiropractor, New York State and Florida.

Joseph Sing Cheung, M.A., B.A., Director, Physical Arts, Master of Arts (East Asian Studies), Bachelor of Arts (Asian Studies), St. John's University; Advanced Level 8 Senior Instructor Certificate, Wing Hong Yip Dragon Style Kung Fu School; 6th Degree Black Belt Master Instructor Certificate, Kukkiwon - World Taekwondo Headquarters; 5th Degree Black Belt Instructor Certificate, Chinese Swai Jiao Association; 3rd Degree Black Belt Instructor Certificate, World Tang Soo Do Association; National Referee Certificate, United States Chinese Kuoshu (Kung Fu) Federation; Class D-3 Referee Certificate, United States Taekwondo Union; Class R-D Referee Certificate, National AAU Taekwondo & Junior Olympic Taekwondo Program; 1996 AAU Taekwondo National Championships Bronze Medalist in Sparring; 1995 U.S.A. Wushu-Kung Fu Federation Northeast Regionals Full Contact Sanshou Fighting Gold Medal Champion and National Championships 2X Silver Medalist in Sanshou and Shuai Chiao; 1995 United States Chinese Kuoshu Championships, 3rd Place in Full Contact Lei Tai Fighting; 1992 United States Chinese Kuoshu Championships, 1st Place in Advanced Short Weapons, 2nd Place in Advanced Southern Forms, 3rd Place in Full Contact Lei Tai Fighting; Certificate of Completion - Clinical Observation & Discussion Program, International Studies of Oriental Medicine, Kyung Hee University, Seoul, Korea; Certificate of Participation - The Ancient Art of Tai Chi Chuan for the Medical Rehabilitation Setting, Dr. Tingsen Xu, The Heaven & Earth Center & Mt. Sinai Medical Center; Certificate of Achievement - Gold Key for Scholastic Excellence in Asian Studies, St. John's University; Certificate of Achievement in Chinese Culture, Feng Chia University, Taichung, Taiwan.

DEPARTMENT ADMINISTRATORS Errol G. Virasawmi, B.S., ATP, Chief Financial Officer

Errol G. Virasawmi, B.S., ATP, Chief Financial Officer
Bachelor of Science (Business Administration) Kensington University; Accredited Tax Preparer, National Society of Accountants; Comptroller, Twistex/Brentwood Yarn Mills; Treasurer, Suffolk County Citizen's Police Academy Alumni Association.

Mary Rodas, Associate Director of Admissions
President, Catalyst Toys; Vice President, A&R, Deco Disc Industries, Inc.; Producer, "Magic on Broadway"; Recipient: 1999 Latina "Young Entrepreneur" Latina Excellence Award; NV Magazine new Vision in Business Award; named one of "20 Under 30" Working Woman Magazine; named one of "40 Under Forty" Crains New York Business; original inductee into "Hispanic American Hall of Fame"; National Youth Chairperson for the March of Dimes; "Outstanding Latino Image" award New Jersey Network; "Las Primeras" award MANA a National Latina Organization; "Woman of Distinction" Girl Scout Council of Greater New York; Certificate of Appreciation The City of New York; Exemplary Role Model award State of Iowa; Youth of the Year Waterloo Iowa; Keynote Speaker: International Franchise Association; American Women Economic Conference.

Corey Ann Walter, M.A., B.A., Registrar 
Master of Arts in Education, University of California, Davis; Certified multiple subjects Teaching Credential, University of California, Davis; Bachelor of Arts in Sociology with a minor in Education, University of California, Davis; Managing Director, Huntington Learning Center, NY; Assistant Director, Academic Trainers,CA. 

Jacqueline McIntyre, B.S., Bursar
Bachelor of Science (Business Administration) New York Institute of Technology; Manager of Student Accounts, Vaughn College of Aeronautics & Technology; Bursar Administrator/District Advisor, Ultrasound Diagnostic School; Financial Aid Officer, New York Institute of Technology.

Ross A. Griffith, M.Ed., B.S., Director of Institutional Research
Master of Education, (Counseling), University of North Carolina at Greensboro; Graduate work in Mathematics and Psychology, Carnegie-Mellon University; Bachelor of Science (Mathematics), Wake Forest University; Director of Institutional Research and Academic Administration, Assistant Vice President for Administration and Planning, Director of Equal Opportunity, and Associate Director of Admissions, Wake Forest University; Published: "Administrative Aspects of Accreditation and Assessment" in 2013 book, Organization and Administration in Higher Education, "Four years Later: Qualitative and Quantitative Assessment of the Changes in the Class of 2001," Abstract with Educational Resources Information Center. Member: Southern Association for Institutional Research (President), North Carolina Association for Institutional Research (President), Association for Institutional Research, Higher Education Data Sharing (HEDS) Consortium, Society for College and University Planning (Board Member), and Accreditation Liaison to Commission on Colleges of Southern Association of Colleges and Schools (SACSCOC).

Cynthia Ann Cayea, M.L.S., B.S., Library Director
Master of Library Science (Certificate in Archives and Records Management), Queens College; Bachelor of Science (Psychology), Saint Josephs College; Archival Intern, Archive of Contemporary Music; Periodical Room Clerk, Patchogue-Medford Public Library; Computer Operator - Special Collections, Suffolk Cooperative Library System.

Distinguished Associates Michael Balboni, President/Managing Director

Michael Balboni, President/Managing Director, Redland Strategies, Inc., Former New York State Deputy Secretary for Public Safety, Outside advisor for the Obama transition team for Homeland Security, Former New York State Senator from the 7th Senate District in Nassau County, Long Island (1997 - 2006) and before that served eight years in the State Assembly; Chaired the Senate Committee on Veterans, Homeland Security and Military Affairs; also served on the standing Senate committees on Aging, Environmental Conservation, Higher Education, Insurance, Judiciary and Labor; earned his Juris Doctor from St. John's University School of Law; was counsel to former Senator John R. Dunne and the New York State Senate Judiciary Committee and counsel to the deputy majority leader of the Senate; was appointed Deputy County Attorney in Nassau County; has authored several Law Review articles and is an adjunct professor of political science at Adelphi University.

Robert Duarte, M.D., Certified Acupuncturist, Doctorate of Medicine Ponce School of Medicine; Associate Attending in Neurology; Long Island Jewish Medical Center; Director, Long Island Jewish Medical Center Pain & Headache Treatment Center; Medical Director; Transitions of Long Island Rehabilitation for Head Injury; Pain Clinic Coordinator; Board Certified in Pain Management; Board Certified Neurologist; Certified Medical Acupuncturist; Assistant Professor of Neurology, Albert Einstein College of Medicine; American Pain Society; International Association for the Study of Pain; American Headache Society; American Academy of Neurology; Advisory Board Member; Glaxo-Smith Kline, Merck, Astra-Zeneca and Janssen.

Faculty Leslie Lourad-Brown, B.P.S., A.O.S., LMT (NY)

FULL - TIME

Leslie Louard-Brown, B.P.S., A.O.S., LMT (NY)
Western Technique - Full-time
Bachelor of Professional Studies (Amma Massage), New York College of Health Professions; Associate in Occupational Studies (Massage Therapy); New York College of Wholistic Health Education and Research; Hospital Massage Program Volunteer, Beth Israel Medical Center, Licensed Massage Therapist, New York State.

Joseph Sing Cheung, M.A., B.A.
Director, Physical Arts
Physical Arts - Full-time
Master of Arts (East Asian Studies), Bachelor of Arts (Asian Studies), St. John's University; Advanced Level 8 Senior Instructor Certificate, Wing Hong Yip Dragon Style Kung Fu School; 6th Degree Black Belt Master Instructor Certificate, Kukkiwon - World Taekwondo Headquarters; 5th Degree Black Belt Instructor Certificate, Chinese Swai Jiao Association; 3rd Degree Black Belt Instructor Certificate, World Tang Soo Do Association; National Referee Certificate, United States Chinese Kuoshu (Kung Fu) Federation; Class D-3 Referee Certificate, United States Taekwondo Union; Class R-D Referee Certificate, National AAU Taekwondo & Junior Olympic Taekwondo Program; 1996 AAU Taekwondo National Championships Bronze Medalist in Sparring; 1995 U.S.A. Wushu-Kung Fu Federation Northeast Regionals Full Contact Sanshou Fighting Gold Medal Champion and National Championships 2X Silver Medalist in Sanshou and Shuai Chiao; 1995 United States Chinese Kuoshu Championships, 3rd Place in Full Contact Lei Tai Fighting; 1992 United States Chinese Kuoshu Championships, 1st Place in Advanced Short Weapons, 2nd Place in Advanced Southern Forms, 3rd Place in Full Contact Lei Tai Fighting; Certificate of Completion - Clinical Observation & Discussion Program, International Studies of Oriental Medicine, Kyung Hee University, Seoul, Korea; Certificate of Participation - The Ancient Art of Tai Chi Chuan for the Medical Rehabilitation Setting, Dr. Tingsen Xu, The Heaven & Earth Center & Mt. Sinai Medical Center; Certificate of Achievement - Gold Key for Scholastic Excellence in Asian Studies, St. John's University; Certificate of Achievement in Chinese Culture, Feng Chia University, Taichung, Taiwan.

Yuan Geng, MD (People’s Republic of China), L.Ac (NY)

Diplomate Acupuncture & Chinese Herbology (NCCAOM)
Acupuncture, Asian Technique - Full-time
Doctor of Medicine, Yong Ji Medical University, China; Fellowship in Acupuncture and Chinese Medicine from National Medical Master Professor He Puren; Medical Doctor, Beijing Xuanwu District Guangwai Hospital; Licensed Acupuncturist, New York State.

Richard S. Keohane, Sr., D.P.T., M.S., B.S., P.T.
Health Science - Full-time

Doctorate in Physical Therapy, Long Island University; Master of Science in Physical Therapy, Long Island University; Bachelor of Science in Physical Therapy, Quinnipiac University; Licensed Physical Therapist, New York State.

Carl Chul-Hoi Kim, B.P.S./M.S., L.Ac. (NY)
Acupuncture, Chinese Herbology – Full-time
Master of Science (Oriental Medicine), Bachelor of Professional Studies (Health Science), New York College of Health Professions; Licensed Acupuncturist, New York State.

Yun Li, M.D. (People's Republic of China ), L.Ac. (NY)
Diplomate Acupuncture & Chinese Herbal Medicine (NCCAOM)
Chair, Herbal Medicine, Director, Herbal Dispensary

Acupuncture, Chinese Herbology, Oriental Science - Full-time
M.D. in Traditional Chinese Medicine from Hebei Medical University (People's Republic of China); M.S. in Traditional Chinese Medicine from China Academy of Traditional Chinese Medicine (People's Republic of China); Associate Professor, China Academy of Traditional Chinese Medicine (People's Republic of China); Vice Chief-Editor, Encyclopedia Publishing House of China; Licensed Acupuncturist, New York State.

Martha Ma, B.P.S./M.S., B.A. L.Ac. (NY), LMT (NY)
Acupuncture – Full-time
Masters of Science (Acupuncture), Bachelor of Professional Studies (Health Science),The Swedish Institute; Bachelor of Arts (Liberal Arts), Touro College; Acupuncturist, ACQC-AIDS Center of Queens County; Adjunct Faculty, Swedish Institute; Clinic Supervisor, Acupuncturist; Arrive Program, Drug Treatment Program; Licensed Acupuncturist and Massage Therapist, New York State.

James Marino, MD, B.S. 
Director, New York City Programs
Health Science - Adjunct
Doctorate in Medicine, SUNY Downstate Medical Center; Resident in Diagnostic Radiology, NYU Medical Center; Bachelor of Science (Biology), St. John's University; Diplomate in Intermediate Italian, University for Foreigners, Italy; Professor Downstate Medical College, St. Vincent's Midtown Hospital; Licensed Medical Doctor, New York State. 

James M. Shinol, M.S.OM, B.S., B.P.S., L.Ac. (NY, NJ)
Diplomate Acupuncture & Chinese Herbology (NCCAOM)
Chair, Acupuncture
Acupuncture, Health Science, Oriental Science, Research - Full-time
Master of Science (Oriental Medicine), Southwest Acupuncture College, CO; Bachelor of Science (Biology), Albright College, PA; Member, National Certification Commission for Acupuncture and Oriental Medicine (NCCAOM); Member, Acupuncture and Oriental Medicine Alliance (AOMA); Licensed Acupuncturist, New York State and New Jersey.

A Li Song, M.D. (People's Republic of China), L.Ac. (NY)
Dean, Graduate School of Oriental Medicine
Dean, People's Republic of China Affairs
Acupuncture, Asian Technique, Oriental Science - Full-time
M.D., Henan Medical University, People's Republic of China; over twenty years experience in the diagnosis and treatment of disease with Traditional Chinese Medicine, Acupuncture and Massage Therapy; taught Chinese Medicine and Acupuncture for over nine years in China; Director of the Luo Yang Medical Health Center, Luo Yang, China; Licensed Acupuncturist, New York State.

Victoria Ying, Ph.D., B.S.
Health Science, Full-time
Ph.D. Department of Molecular Medicine, Pharmacology, Cornell College of Veterinary Medicine; Bachelor of Science (Biological Sciences), Cornell University; Private Tutor for Biology, Chemistry, Physics and Math; Assistant Professor Biological Sciences, New York Institute of Technology; Adjunct Assistant Professor, Chemistry, Queensborough Community College; Received City University Of New York Faculty Collaborative Research Grant and Perkins Vocational and Technical Education Act Grant. 

Ping Zhu, O.M.D. (People’s Republic of China), L.Ac. (NY)
Diplomate Acupuncture & Chinese Herbology (NCCAOM)
Acupuncture, Oriental Science – Full-time
O.M.D., Xian Medical University, (People’s Republic of China); Licensed Acupuncturist, New York State.


PART - TIME

Victoria Ying, Ph.D., B.S.
Health Science, Part-time
Ph.D. Department of Molecular Medicine, Pharmacology, Cornell College of Veterinary Medicine; Bachelor of Science (Biological Sciences), Cornell University; Private Tutor for Biology, Chemistry, Physics and Math; Assistant Professor Biological Sciences, New York Institute of Technology; Adjunct Assistant Professor, Chemistry, Queensborough Community College; Received City University Of New York Faculty Collaborative Research Grant and Perkins Vocational and Technical Education Act Grant.

Zhenjiang Sun, B.P.S./M.S., B.A., L.Ac. (NY) - Part Time

Acupuncture – Full-time
Master of Science (Acupuncture), Bachelors of Professional Studies (Health Science), New York College of Health Professions; Bachelors of Science (Medicine), Xinjiang Medical College, Xinjiang, People’s Republic of China; Licensed Acupuncturist, New York State.

India Barkley, B.P.S./M.S., L.Ac. (NY)
Acupuncture - Adjunct
Master of Science (Acupuncture), Bachelor of Professional Studies (Health Science), New York College of Health Professions; Reiki Master and Teacher; Practicing Acupuncturist; Licensed Acupuncturist, New York State.

Linda Bardekoff, B.A., A.A.S., R.N., C.N.A.T., H.N.C.
Asian Technique - Adjunct
Bachelor of Arts (Community Health), Queens College; Associate in Applied Science (Nursing), Queensborough Community College; Nationally Certified Reflexologist, Certified Holistic Nurse, Certified Nurse Amma Therapist; Licensed Registered Nurse, New York State.

Gerald Basile, A.O.S., LMT (NY)
Western Technique - Adjunct
Associate in Occupational Studies (Massage Therapy), New York College for Wholistic Health Education and Research; Certification, Trigger Point Therapy, Sports Massage; First Aid/CPR Certified, American Red Cross; Member, American Massage Therapy Association; Licensed Massage Therapist, New York State.

Jason Beickert, A.O.S., LMT (NY)
Western Technique - Adjunct
Associate in Occupational Studies (Massage Therapy), New York College of Health Professions; Licensed Massage Therapist, New York State.

Katherine Boger, B.A., A.O.S., LMT (NY)
Asian Technique - Adjunct
Bachelor of Arts (Interdisciplinary Studies), University at Buffalo; Associate in Occupational Studies (Massage Therapy), New York College of Health Professions; Group Fitness Instructor and Personal Trainer Certifications (AFAA);Director of Education Services, AIDS Community Services of WNY; Executive Director, Allanza Latina, Inc.; Trainer, New York City Parks Department; Personal Trainer, New York Sports Club.

Martin Brownstein, B.A., A.O.S., LMT (NY)
Asian Technique, Oriental Science - Adjunct
Bachelor of Arts (Philosophy), CCNY; Associate in Occupational Studies (Massage Therapy), New York College of Health Professions; National Certification in Therapeutic Massage and Bodywork, NCBTMB; Licensed Massage Therapist, New York State.

Robert Chapman, D.C., B.S.
Health Science - Adjunct
Doctor of Chiropractic, New York Chiropractic College; Bachelor of Science, New York University; Chiropractic Sports Physician Certification Program; Diplomate Program in Chiropractic Orthopedics; Licensed Chiropractor, New York State. 

Mei-Hua Chen, B.P.S./M.S.-OM, M.P.H., M.S., B.S., R.D., C.D.N., D.N.S.D.,
C.D.E., C.S.P.
Oriental Science - Adjunct
Master of Science (Oriental Medicine), Bachelor of Professional Studies (Health Science), New York College of Health Professions; Master in Public Health (Environmental Health Sciences), Columbia University, Mailman School of Public Health; M.S. (Human Nutrition), Columbia University, College of Physicians and Surgeons, Institute of Human Nutrition; Bachelor of Science (Food and Nutrition), Chinese Cultural University; New York State Certified Nutritionist-Dietician (CN-D); American Dietetic Association, Registered Dietician (R.D.); American Society for Parenteral and Enteral Nutrition, Certified Nutrition Support Dietician (C.N.S.D.); American Association of Diabetes Educators, Certified Diabetes Educators (C.D.E.); American Dietetic Association, Board Certified as Specialist in Pediatric Nutrition (C.S.P.); Louisiana State Nurses Association, Certified as Infusion Specialist.

Carlos M. Chiesa, B.A., A.O.S., LMT (NY)
Western Technique - Adjunct
Bachelor of Arts (English Literature), Georgia State University; Associate in Occupational Studies (Massage Therapy), Swedish Institute; Certified in Basic and Intermediate Thai Massage, International Training Massage School, Inc.; Certified in Alatriste Method of Manual Lymphatic Drainage and Lymphederma Therapy and Sports Massage Level I; Licensed Massage Therapist, New York State.

Anthony Chun, B.P.S./M.S., B.S., A.O.S., L.Ac. (NY), LMT (NY)
Asian Technique, Western Technique – Adjunct
Master of Science (Acupuncture), Bachelor of Professional Studies (Health Science), The Swedish Institute; Bachelor of Science Business Administration), University of Santo Thomas, Philippines; Associate in Occupational Studies (Massage Therapy), The Swedish Institute; Certificate Naprapathy, Hua Qiao University, China; Licensed Acupuncturist and Massage Therapist, New York State.

Deena Collins, A.O.S., A.S., CYI, LMT (NY)
Physical Arts, Western Technique - Adjunct
Associate in Occupational Studies (Massage Therapy), Certified Yoga Instructor, New York College of Health Professions; Associate of Science (Textile Design), Fashion Institute of Technology; Teacher of Stress Management classes for local business and associations; Teacher of Meditation and Relaxation Techniques; Licensed Massage Therapist, New York State.

Thomas D'Amico, A.O.S., LMT (NY)
Physical Arts - Adjunct

Associate in Occupational Studies (Massage Therapy), New York College of Health Professions; Graduate of New York City Police Academy; 8th Level Sr. Instructor of Fut Sao Wing Chun; 4th Dan Chi Kuen Do; 4th Dan Okinawan Goju Ryu; 2nd Dan USA Goju Ryu; Professional full contact karate fighter and kick boxer: Licensed Massage Therapist, New York State. 

Eric Demry, B.P.S./M.S., B.S., L.Ac. (NY), LMT (NY)
Asian Technique, Western Technique – Adjunct

Master of Science (Acupuncture), Bachelor of Professional Studies (Health Science), Swedish Institute College of Health Science; Bachelor of Science (Interdisciplinary Studies in Traditional Eastern and Western Health Practices), Empire State College SUNY; instructor of Swedish massage, clinical strategies, Administrator, Swedish Institute College; acupuncture instructor, Pacific College of Oriental Medicine; Acupuncturist for Women in Need Substance Abuse and Preventative services and Village Care of New York; Licensed Acupuncturist and Massage Therapist, New York State.

Peter C. Doyle, B.P.S./M.S., B.A., Certified Acupuncturist (PA), L.Ac. (NY & NJ)
Acupuncture, Chinese Herbology, Oriental Science - Adjunct
Bachelor of Professional Studies/ Master of Science (Acupuncture), Post Graduate Institute (Chinese Herbology), Tristate College of Acupuncture; Bachelor of Arts, Hunter College; Clinical Supervisor/Instructor, Swedish Institute Acupuncture program; Acupuncture Supervisor Center for Community Alternatives, Bridge Back to Life-Intensive Outpatient, Freedom Institute-Intensive Outpatient; Member National Acupuncture Detoxification Association, Acupuncture Society of New York (member of Legislative Committee), Shoinyu USA; Pennsylvania State Certified Acupuncturist; Licensed Acupuncturist, New Jersey and New York State.

Lauren Fine, A.O.S., LMT (NY)
Western Technique - Adjunct
Associate in Occupational Studies (Massage Therapy), New York College of Health Professions; Licensed Massage Therapist, New York State.

Brigid Frisella, M.S.W., B.A., A.O.S., LMSW (NY), LMT (NY)
Western Technique – Adjunct
Master of Social Work, Adelphi University; Bachelor of Arts (Speech Pathology and Audiology), Iona College; Associate in Occupational Studies (Massage Therapy), New York College of Health Professions; Sexual Assault Counselor, Nassau County Coalition Against Domestic Violence; Intake Coordinator, Student Counseling Center, Adelphi University; Medical Massage Therapist; Licensed Master Social Worker and Massage Therapist, New York State.

Xu Ping Fu, M.B./B.S., (People's Republic of China), M.A., M.S., L.Ac. (NY, CA)
Diplomate Acupuncture (NCCAOM)
Acupuncture - Adjunct

Bachelor of Arts (English Literature), Chongqing Teachers College, People's Republic of China; Master of Arts (Sociology), New York University; Master of Science (Traditional Chinese Medicine), Academy of Chinese Culture and Health Science, Oakland, CA; Licensed Acupuncturist, New York State and California.

Marc Greenstein, A.O.S., LMT (NY)
Asian Technique - Adjunct
Associate in Occupational Studies (Massage Therapy), New York College of Health Professions; Certified in Usui Shiki Ryoho Reiki Method of Natural Healing; Member, Acupuncture Society of New York, Associated Body Work and Massage Professionals, Licensed Massage Therapist, New York State.

Eoin Gregory, D.C., B.A.
Health Science - Adjunct
Doctor of Chiropractic, New York Chiropractic College; Bachelor of Arts (Psychology), California State University; Licensed Chiropractor, New York State and Pennsylvania.

Mark Gresser, D.P.M., B.S., B.A
Health Science - Adjunct
Doctor of Podiatric Medicine, New York College of Podiatric Medicine; Bachelor of Science (Biology), State University of New York at Stony Brook; Bachelor of Art (Psychology), State University of New York at Stony Brook; Licensed Podiatrist, New York State. 

Lawrence Howard, M.S., B.A., L.Ac. (NY)
Diplomate Acupuncture (NCCAOM)
Acupuncture - Adjunct
Master of Science (Acupuncture), Pacific College of Oriental Medicine; Bachelor of Arts (Experimental Psychology and Studio Art), Brooklyn College; Originator and teacher of "Energetic Acupuncture" an integration of Qi Gong and Traditional Chinese Acupuncture; Subject Matter Expert for Acupuncture for NCCAOM Exam Development Committee; Licensed Acupuncturist, New York State. 

Ron Kornfeld, M.A., B.A., LMT (NY)
Asian Technique, Western Technique – Adjunct

Master of Arts (Eastern Religions), Temple University; Bachelor of Arts (Psychology), Vassar College; Pennsylvania Institute of Massage Therapy; International School of Shiatsu; Adjunct Instructor Queensborough Community College, Pennsylvania Institute of Massage Therapy, Temple University Graduate Teaching Fellow; Licensed Massage Therapist, New York State.

Pavlina Kose, A.O.S., LMT (NY)
Physical Arts - Adjunct
Associate in Occupational Studies (Massage Therapy), New York College of Health Professions; Certified Hatha Yoga Instructor; Licensed Massage Therapist, New York State.

Maureen Larkin, B.P.S./M.S., B.S., L.Ac. (NY)
Diplomate Acupuncture & Chinese Herbology (NCCAOM)
Acupuncture, Management, Oriental Science – Adjunct

Master of Science (Oriental Medicine), Bachelor of Professional Studies (Health Science), Pacific College of Oriental Medicine; Bachelor of Science (Business and Management), SUNY Old Westbury; Co-author – Clinical Application of Ru Yi Jin Huang San to Treat Dermatological Cases, American Journal of Traditional Chinese Medicine; Advanced Constitutional Facial Acupuncture; Licensed Acupuncturist, New York State.

Scott Leslie, D.C., B.S.
Health Science - Adjunct
Doctor of Chiropractic, New York Chiropractic College; Bachelor of Science (Exercise Physiology/Athletic Training), West Virginia University; Licensed Chiropractor, New York State.

Michael Levenson, B.S., A.A., A.O.S., LMT (NY)
Western Technique - Adjunct
Bachelor of Science (Physical Education), Brooklyn College; Associate of Arts (Physical Education), Nassau Community College; Associate in Occupational Studies (Massage Therapy), The Swedish Institute; Fitness Instructor and Educator, Personal Trainer; Health Club owner; Licensed Massage Therapist, New York State.

Helen Lind, B.S., A.O.S., LMT (NY)
Asian Technique, Western Technique - Adjunct
Bachelor of Science (Psychology), University of London, Bedford College, School of Psychology, London, UK; Associate in Occupational Studies (Massage Therapy), New York College of Health Professions; Reiki Master Teacher; Certified Infant Massage Instructor; Practicing Massage Therapist and Reiki practitioner; Treasurer and Working Board Member, Save the Children, Long Island Council; Licensed Massage Therapist, New York State. 

Natalie Lugo, A.O.S., LMT (NY)
Western Technique - Adjunct
Associate in Occupational Studies (Massage Therapy), New York College of Health Professions; Licensed Massage Therapist, New York State.

William McCaffrey, A.O.S., LMT (NY)
Asian Technique, Oriental Science, Western Technique - Adjunct

Associate in Occupational Studies (Massage Therapy), New York College of Health Professions, Postgraduate education in Reflexology and Deep Tissue Massage; Licensed Massage Therapist, New York State.

Ann McDermott-Kave, M.B.A., B.A.
Physical Arts
Masters in Business Administration, Adelphi University; Bachelor of Arts (Speech Communication), Ithaca College; Teacher Training, Iyengar Yoga Certification; Former Board Member and Executive Director, Iyengar Yoga Association of Greater New York; Member, Iyengar Yoga National Association of the United States, Long Island Yoga Association; Teacher, Body and Soul Fitness and Yoga Center.

Gerard Maggio, B.P.S./M.S., B.A., A.O.S., L.Ac. (NY), LMT (NY)
Acupuncture, Oriental Science – Adjunct
Master of Science (Acupuncture), Bachelor of Professional Studies (Health Science), New York College of Health Professions; Bachelor of Arts (Economics), SUNY Cortland; Associate in Occupational Studies (Massage Therapy), New York College of Health Professions; Licensed Acupuncturist and Massage Therapist, New York State. 

Leonora Melillo, A.O.S., LMT (NY)
Western Technique - Adjunct

Associate in Occupational Studies (Massage Therapy), New York College of Health Professions; Licensed Massage Therapist, New York State.

Anthony Messina, A.O.S., LMT (NY)
Western Technique - Adjunct
Associate in Occupational Studies (Massage Therapy), New York College of Health Professions; Trigger Point Training; Licensed Massage Therapist, New York State.

Thomas Miller, A.O.S., LMT (NY)
Asian Technique, Western Technique - Adjunct

Associate in Occupational Studies (Massage Therapy), New York College for Wholistic Health, Education, and Research; Member, American Massage Therapy Association, Northeast Organic Farming Association, and United States Coast Guard Auxiliary; Licensed Massage Therapist, New York State.

Margaret Natal-Cheverino, B.P.S./M.S., A.O.S., LMT (NY)
Western Technique - Adjunct
Master of Science (Oriental Medicine), Bachelor of Professional Studies (Health Science), New York College of Health Professions; Associate in Occupational Studies (Massage Therapy), Swedish Institute College of Health Science; Wellness Manager/Massage Therapist, Westchester Square Physical Therapy; General Manager, Blink Fitness Clubs; Assistant General Manager, Spa Coordinator, Equinox Fitness Clubs; Licensed Massage Therapist, New York State.

Tara O'Rourke, B.S., A.O.S., LMT (NY)
Western Technique - Adjunct
Bachelor of Science in Professional and Liberal Studies, Dowling College; Associate in Occupational Studies (Massage Therapy), New York College of Health Professions; Licensed Massage Therapist, New York State. 

Nicolas Pauyo, M.D. (Mexico), B.S.
Health Science – Adjunct

Doctor of Medicine, Universidad del Noreste, Tampico, Tamaulipas, Mexico; bachelor of Science (Biology), Kingsborough College (CUNY); Internship Milton Community Hospital, Detroit, Wards Island Psychiatric Hospital, New York City, Seguro Social Health Center, Mexico; Instructor of Nursing, Milton Community Hospital; Rehab Specialist (Psych Assistant) for State of Florida Department of Health and Rehabilitative Services; Practice in Tropical medicine and Family Practice, Community Prevention, HIV/AIDS Prevention, Port-au-Prince and Croix des Bouquets, Haiti; Nursing Lab Instructor, Essex County College, NJ.

Brandis Peeples, D.C., B.S.
Health Science – Adjunct

Doctor of Chiropractic, Sherman College of Straight Chiropractic, S.C.; Bachelor of Science (Biology), Xavier University of Louisiana; Licensed Chiropractor, New York State. 

Mark Petruzzi, B.P.S./M.S., A.O.S., LMT (NY), L.Ac. (NY)
Acupuncture, Health Science - Adjunct

Master of Science (Acupuncture), Bachelor of Professional Studies (Health Sciences), New York College of Health Professions; Associate in Occupational Studies (Massage Therapy), New York College for Wholistic Health Education and Research; Member, New York Society of Medical Massage Therapists, Licensed Massage Therapist and Licensed Acupuncturist, New York State.

Donna M. Protter, B.S., A.O.S., R.T., LMT (NY)
Western Technique - Adjunct

Bachelor of Science (Therapeutic Recreation), St. Joseph's College; Associate in Occupational Studies (Massage Therapy), New York College of Health Professions; Certified Therapeutic Recreation Specialist, South Oaks Hospital; Teacher's Assistant, Elementary and Middle School; Licensed Massage Therapist, New York State.

Andrew F. Pyo, M.S., M.S., B.S.
Diplomate Acupuncture (NCCAOM)
Acupuncture, Chinese Herbology, Management, Oriental Science - Adjunct

Master of Science (Acupuncture), New York College of Traditional Chinese Medicine; Master of Science (Church Music), Golden Gate Southern Baptist Seminary; Bachelor of Science (Applied Mathematics), Polytechnic University; Licensed Acupuncturist, New York State.

W. Brent Reynolds, D.C., D.A.C.N.B., B.S.
Health Science - Adjunct

Doctor of Chiropractic, Parker College of Chiropractic; Bachelor of Science (Physical Therapy), Northeast Louisiana University; Board Certified Chiropractic Neurologist; Founder, Comedy for a Cause, Guest Speaker on Preventative Health; Licensed Chiropractor, New York State.

Mary Beth Riley, B.P.S., A.A.S., RN, C.N.A.T.
Holistic Nursing - Adjunct

Bachelor of Professional Studies (Advanced Amma Therapy), New York College for Wholistic Health Education and Research; Associate in Applied Science (Nursing), Suffolk Community College, NY; Certified Nurse Amma Therapist, New York College of Health Professions; Registered Nurse, New York State.

Meagan Santiago, A.O.S., LMT (NY)
Physical Arts - Adjunct

Associate in Occupational Studies (Massage Therapy), New York College of Health Professions; Certified Hatha Yoga Instructor; Licensed Massage Therapist, New York State.

James Savage, MFA, B.S.
Physical Arts – Adjunct
Master of Fine Arts (Theater), Pennsylvania State University; Bachelor of Science (Art Education), Ashland University; Certified Yoga Instructor, Yandara Yoga Institute; Certified T’ai Chi Instructor, Institute of Integral Qigong and T’ai Chi; Teacher, Public Speaking, Acting, Borough of Manhattan Community College, Queensborough Community College, Pennsylvania State University.

Mohammed H. Shahid, MD (Bangladesh), M.S.
Health Science - Adjunct
Doctor of Medicine, Chittagong Medical College, Bangldesh, US Medical Licensing Examination; Instructor of Medical Assistants, Nursing Technicians, EKG and Phlebotomy Technicians, ASA College,Municipal Training Center of Brooklyn, Caliber Training Institute, Access Careers; Instructor, Westchester Community College and Pacific College of Oriental Medicine.

Cameron H. Simons, B.A.
Physical Arts - Adjunct
Bachelor of Arts (History), Hampton University; Certified T’ai Chi Instructor; Certified Reiki Instructor.

Michael Szap, Pharm.D., M.S., B.S.
Health Science - Adjunct
Doctor of Pharmacy, Broadmore University College of Pharmacy; Master of Science (Biochemistry-Education), Long Island University; Bachelor of Science (Biology, Pharmacology), Long Island University; Graduate Diploma in Pharmacy Administration, North Carolina College of Pharmacy and Allied Sciences.

Maria Tancredi, A.O.S., LMT (NY)
Oriental Science - Adjunct
Associate in Occupational Studies (Massage Therapy), New York College of Health Professions; Licensed Massage Therapist, New York State.

Gary Tappan, M.S., B.A.
Physical Arts – Adjunct
Master of Science (Special Education), Hofstra University; Bachelor of Arts, Queens College; Certified T’ai Chi Instructor, New York College of Health Professions; Tae Kwon Do – 1st Dan Black Belt; Certified Computer Programmer.

Karen S. Vaughan, M.S., M.S., B.A., L.Ac. (NY)
Diplomate Acupuncture (NCCAOM)
Chinese Herbology - Adjunct
Master of Science (Acupuncture), Pacific College of Oriental Medicine; Master of Science, The Pratt Institute, NY; Bachelor of Arts, University of Washington, WA; Graduate David Winston School of Herbal Healing; Registered Herbalist, American Herbalists Guild; Certified in Auricular Therapy for Addiction, Green Medicine, Aromatherapy; Reiki Master, Global Reiki Masters Association; Clinical Supervisor, Acupuncture, Swedish Institute; Faculty of Chinese Medicine, David Winston School of Herbal Healing; Member, Acupuncture Society of New York; Licensed Acupuncturist, New York State. 

Dion Visconti, D.C., B.A.
Health Science - Adjunct
Doctor of Chiropractic, Life University School of Chiropractic; Bachelor of Arts (Biology), State University of New York at Old Westbury; Licensed Chiropractor, State of New York.

James Vitale, B.P.S./M.S., B.S., L.Ac. (NY)
Acupuncture – Adjunct
Master of Science (Acupuncture), Bachelors of Professional Studies (Health Science), New York College of Health Professions; Bachelor of Science (Business/Public Management), State University of New York, Institute of technology, Utica, NY; Licensed Acupuncturist, State of New York.

Boju Wang, B.S., B.P.S./M.S., L.Ac. (NY)
Acupuncture - Adjunct
Master of Science (Acupuncture), Bachelor of Professional Studies (Health Science), New York College of Health Professions; Bachelor of Science (Computer Science and Technology), Harbin Engineering University, China; Licensed Acupuncturist, New York State.

Qing Wang, Ph.D. (Poland), M.S., B.S.
Health Science - Adjunct
Ph.D. (Chemistry), Polish Academy of Sciences, Poland; Master of Science, Beijing Medical University, China; Bachelor of Science (Science), Institute of Chemical Defense, China; Adjunct Faculty, New York Institute of technology and Suffolk Community College; Research Chemist, The Rogosin Institute; Synthetic Chemist, Teva Pharmaceutical; Senior Scientist/Mgr. TERAJU Industrial; Research Fellow Auburn University, Chiba Institute of Technology, China. 

George Weintraub, D.P.M., M.A., B.A.
Health Science, Management - Adjunct
Doctor of Podiatric Medicine, New York College of Podiatric Medicine;, Master of Arts (Political Science), New School for Social Research; Bachelor of Arts (Political Science), CCNY; Assistant Clinical Instructor, Gouverneur Hospital; Secondary School Teacher, New York City Board of Education; Licensed Podiatrist, New York State.

Xu-Zeng (William) Wu, MD (People’s Republic of China), M.S., B.P.S./M.S., L.Ac. (NY)
Acupuncture – Adjunct
Doctor of Medicine (Public Health), Beijing Medical University, China; Master of Science, Beijing Medical University, China; Master of Science (Acupuncture), Bachelor of Professional Studies (Health Science), New York College of Health Professions; Physician, Assistant Professor, Office Director and Chief of Neurochemistry Laboratory, Institute of Clinical Pharmacology, Beijing Medical University; Visiting Scholar, National Institutes of Health; Research Scientist, Department of Urology, Long Island Jewish Medical Center, The Long Island campus for the Albert Einstein College of Medicine; Coordinating manager and Specialist of Cytotechnology, Department of Surgical Pathology, Jacobi Medical Center; Licensed Acupuncturist, New York State.

 

 

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