Administration

A Li Song, MD (China), LAc

President

MD, Henan Medical University (People’s Republic of China)
Former Dean, Graduate School of Oriental Medicine, New York College of Health Professions
Vice President of Spinal Professional Committee of World Federation Chinese Medicine Societies (WFCMS)
Served as Senior Judge of Academic Professional Title Committee of Spinal Health Professional Committee of World Federation of Chinese Medicine Societies (WFCMS)
Licensed Acupuncturist, New York State

Samuel Lehrfeld, BS, MS

Chief Operating Officer

Health Care Consultant; President and Chief Executive Office, New York-Presbyterian Healthcare System
Executive Director/ Chief Executive Officer, New York City Health and Hospitals Corporation (NYC HHC)
Licensed Nursing Home Administrator in NY & NJ.

Dr. Errol G. Virasawmi, BA, LHD

Chief Financial Officer

College of Preceptors/Cambridge University-Bachelor of Arts (Business Administration) Kensington University
New York State Notary License
Treasurer, Suffolk County Citizen’s Police Academy Alumni Association., Board of Directors & Treasurer 2011-2018
New Center of Wholistic Health Education & Research, Treasurer & Board of Trustees, 1990-1998
Comptroller 1989-1990
Royal Business Schools 1986-1988

Dr. Steven Haffner, Doctor of Chiropractor

Dean, School of Massage Program

Dr. Steven Haffner received his Doctor of Chiropractic degree from New York Chiropractic College, Old Brookville, NY in 1984. He currently serves as full-time faculty at Nassau County Community College and as Adjunct Faculty at Queensborough Community College, Adelphi University, and University of Bridgeport. Prior to these positions, he served as full-time faculty at New York College of Health Professions from 1996 to 2010, during which period, he served as the Dean of the School of Massage Therapy from 2005 to 2010, Acting Dean of Academic Affairs from 2007 to 2008, and Dean of Students from 2003 to 2004. He also taught at the Swedish Institute before his employment with New York College of Health Professions.

Dr. Qi Helen Zhang, PhD, MS (People’s Republic of China), LAc (NY), Diplomate Acupuncture and Chinese Herbal Medicine (NCCAOM)

Dean Graduate School of Oriental Medicine, Oriental Science

Ph.D.  and MS from China Academy of Traditional Chinese Medicine (People’s Republic of China)
Licensed Acupuncturist, New York State
Former Board Member of National Certification Commission for Acupuncture and Oriental Medicine (NCCAOM)
Former Chairperson of Chinese Herbology Exam Committee, National Certification Commission for Acupuncture and Oriental Medicine (NCCAOM)

Dr. Yun Li, MD (China), MS, LAc (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

Dr. Bruce Park, DACM, MSOM, MA, BA, LAc

Acupuncture and Oriental Sciences, Director for Manhattan Location

Diplomate of Acupuncture – National Certification Commission for Acupuncture and Oriental Medicine
Doctorate of Acupuncture and Chinese Medicine, Pacific College of Oriental Medicine
Masters of Science (Oriental Medicine), Tri-State Acupuncture College
Masters of Arts (Education), Dongguk University, Korea
Bachelors of Arts (Buddhist Studies), Dongguk University, Korea
Licensed Acupuncturist (New York and Virginia)
Author of many books, including “A Clinical Manual of Herbal Medicine” and “Buddha Dharma Practice”
Dharma Instructor and Buddhist monk

Michael Kim, BPS/MS, BS, LAc (NY)

Assistant Dean Graduate School of Oriental Medicine, Director Graduate School of Oriental Medicine Clinic

Master of Science (Acupuncture), Bachelor of Professional Studies (Health Sciences), New York College of Health Professions
Bachelor of Science (Health Sciences), Stony Brook University
Emergency Medicine Technician and Paramedic, New York Methodist Hospital Paramedic Program

Margaret Natal-Cheverino, BPS/MS, AOS, LMT (NY)

Massage Therapy Clinic Director (Bellevue), Western Technique

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

Dr. Victoria Szafranska, DC, MSACN, BPS, LMT (NY)

Massage Therapy Clinic Director (Syosset), Health Sciences

Doctor of Chiropractic; Master of Science (Applied Clinical Nutrition)
Bachelor of Professional Studies; Graduated from New York Chiropractic College
Associates of Occupational Studies
Licensed Massage Therapist in New York
Graduated from New York College of Health Professions
Adjunct Professor at New York College of Health Professions teaching Swedish, Medical Massage, Reflexology, and Myology