The University of East-West Medicine carefully selects its faculty from the many experienced instructors of traditional Chinese medicine in the San Francisco Bay Area. The majority of our faculty were trained at some of the most respected colleges of traditional Chinese medicine in the People’s Republic of China. Our faculty members have the ability to inspire students and to impart a deeper and fuller appreciation and understanding of traditional Chinese medicine necessary for dealing with the health problems of today’s modern society.
Yingqiu Wang 王英秋 DAOM, MD (China)
Yingqiu Wang is teaching Qigong classes and works as a clinic supervisor. He founded the University of East-West Medicine at Sunnyvale in 1997, and until now, he works 6 days a week for the Medical Center and business development as the Vice President of UEWM.
Based upon 40 years of clinical practice and research, Dr. Wang founded the “Core Gate Universe Medical System”. He published “Discover the Theory of Relativity in the 21st century”, “Human Nuclear Circular Sky Medicine”, “Core Gate Theory”. Core Gate Universe Medicine got appraisal and recommendation by the committee of the International Integrative Medicine Conference on Dec 7th, 8th, 2019, which was held at UEWM and Stanford.
Dean of MSTCM Program
Clark Harris is a Doctor of Acupuncture and Oriental Medicine (DAOM) with 20+ years’ experience in body work, therapeutic exercise and pain management. He is the Dean of Academics and teaches TCM Diagnosis and TCM Internal Medicine at UEWM.
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Dr. Bei Liu
Dr. Bei Liu has studied and worked in the Chinese Medicine field for around 20
years since 1999. She received her doctorate in one of the best Chinese Medicine universities worldwide,Beijing University of Chinese Medicine.She has rich experiences in clinical work and teaching traditional Chinese Medicine at the University. Before moving to the US, she was a licensed Chinese Medicine doctor and had worked in professional hospitals in China for several years. Now she is a licensed acupuncturist in California. Her commitment is providing sufficient support to her faculty team and student group. Her enthusiasm is to make contributions to Traditional Chinese Medicine education.
Dr. Haisheng Zhang 张海生 L.Ac
He received his Medical Doctor degree from Tianjin University of Chinese Medicine in 2012. University East-West Medicine (UEWM) appointed him as the Dean and tenured professor of Integrative Health and Medicine College in April 2020. For clinical treatment, Dr. Zhang is an expert in the Medical Qigong & Taiji, Acupuncture, and Tuina, Mind-Body Medicine. And he was also appointed as visiting Researcher of the Institute of Traditional Chinese Medicine Exchange and Cooperation across the Straits at Beijing University of Chinese Medicine in Feb 2016. He learned Traditional Chinese Medicine and Medical Qigong from Dr. YangJun, the sixth-generation lineage holder in TCM, for almost 30 years. And Dr. Zhang has taught Medical Qigong, TCM health, and Meditation for more than 30 years.
Dr. Haisheng Zhang received his Medical Doctor’s degree from Tianjin University of TCM and a Postdoctoral Certificate from the China Academy of Traditional Chinese Medicine Science in 2016. He graduated from the MTCM program at Five Branches University. Stanford Center on China’s Economy and Institutions(SCCEI) in the Freeman Spogli Institute for International Studies appointed him as a Visiting Scholar on August 10, 2022.
In addition, he has published 46 papers in peer-reviewed journals with 49 citations from other published articles and served as referee 53 times for seven Chinese Medicine Science and Buddha Cultural and Medicine journals.
And Dr. Zhang has been at MCRI (Molecular Cardiology Research Institute) of Tufts Medical Center, Harvard Mclean Hospital researching Medical Qigong & Taiji and Mindfulness Meditation for nearly two years. He had my first postdoctoral training in clinical psychology and Qigong of Chinese Medicine at Guanganmen Hospital of China Academy (2013-2016) for three years
Dr. Leland Winters, MD
Doctor Leland Winters is an educator, doctor, researcher, and medical administrator. He has been teaching at UEWM in doctoral and master’s programs since 2012.
He received a Bachelor’s degree in pre-med and pre-law from Chapman University and a master’s degree in Health Care Administration at the University of Washington, Seattle, and MD.
Dr. Winters worked as a physician at Bronx-Lebanon Hospital (ER) in NYC; Monterey, Mexico County Hospital, Monterey, Mexico (Surgery); Royer Medical Center, Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic (OB-GYN – Oncology). He served as a hospital administrator for 12 years (last 4 years as assistant director, Stanford University Medical Center).
He served two years as Dean of Student Affairs and Senior Medical Advisor at a Silicon Valley university. Dr. Winters developed an accredited RN program at Unitek College, Fremont, CA. Taught MBA courses at UC Berkeley, Fudan University (Shanghai), Aachen University (Germany), and universities in South Korea, Canada, Mexico, Colombia, and Malaysia.
Dr. Winters served as president and VP at Encoll biotech in Silicon Valley for 4 ½ years doing collagen research. He served as a senior medical consultant at DynoSense, manufactures an FDA-approved portable medical device that conducts 80 body function tests, and sends results remotely to physicians.
Liezhen Wang 王列真
He has been practicing Chinese Medicine for more than 35 years, and 26 years in San Francisco Bay Area. He is a highly skilled TCM practitioner and he specializes in TCM herb medicine, acupuncture, acupressure, and many other natural treatments. Combining herbal medicine, acupuncture and medical massage effectively and successfully, he helped the patients with pain cases, some cancers, infertility for both males and females, and several rare cases such as children cerebral paralysis.
M.D.(China) , L.Ac.
Guozhi Wan has been teaching TCM Acupuncture at University of East-West Medicine for over 20 years.
* 1978-1994, General Secretary of Academy of Scalp Acupuncture in Beijing
* 1985-1994, Vice President of Society of Acupuncture in Hei Long Jiang Chapter
* 1984-1994, Professor of University of Her Long Jiang, School of University of Hei Long Jiang, School of Medicine
* 1984-1994, Director of University of Her Long Jiang, Advance Study of Meridian
* 1988, editor of New Dictionary of Acupuncture
* 1992, editor of Herbal Chinese Medicine
* 1981, Invention of the painless incentive of acupuncture needless by tapping technology
California Licensed Acupuncturist, L.Ac. & Japan Licensed Acupuncturist, L.Ac.
Author of “Chinese herbal Medicine Formulas”
California Licensed Acupuncturist, L.Ac.
She got her Bachelor of Medicine from Beijing University of Chinese Medicine and Pharmacology, and she obtained her Docter of acupuncture and oriental medicine at University of East-West Medicine.
She is an Associate Professor of Beijing University of Chinese Medicine, and she was the Chief Physician & MD, Beijing TongRen Hospital.
Rui (Mary) Li, L.Ac
Mary graduated from Liaoning University of Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM) in 1984 and received her BS in Medicine (MD in China) after five years study. Then, she completed additional three-years training in division of the united oriental & western medicine at department of internal medicine from the same university in 1988 for her Master degree in medicine. Her residency was completed at the 1st Hospital affiliated to the University. She went to Akita University School of Medicine in Japan as a visiting professor in 1991, and then worked in Kumazawa’s oriental hospital and Kato’s acupuncture clinics for years. She has practiced in China/Japan/US for over 30 years with extensive experience for treatment of various body pains and other disorders including anxiety, allergy, fatigue, insomnia, infertility, migraine headache, stress, women’s problems, etc. She has many publications in Chinese or Japanese journals. In 2001, Mary became a State-licensed acupuncturist and started to practice at her own “Li’s TCM Health Center” in the city of Santa Clara. She has been teaching classes of acupuncture at UEWM since 2009.
Shanshan Lee LAc, Dipl. OM
She graduated from the University of East-West Medicine in Sunnyvale in 2007 and was licensed to practice acupuncture in CA in March 2008. She has been working as a Traditional Chinese Medicine practitioner for more than 10 years, particularly specializing in internal medicine treatment with herbal prescriptions using principles from the classic Shang Han theories. From 2018 onward, Shanshan joins the faculty at UEWM as a professor in the English MSTCM program, teaching foundation classes such as Acupuncture I & II, as well as clinical classes such as TCM gynecology & Obstetrics, TCM Classics, and Clinical Applications of TCM. She also works as a supervisor at UEWM’s teaching clinic.
Dr. Qixiu Weng
He is a Professor of Department of Kinesiology at San Jose State University since 1991 and the Honorary Dean of College of Tai Chi at University of East-West Medicine. Dr. Weng won a gold medal in Tai Chi at Sungs International All Martial Arts Open Championship, Burlington Vermont 1993. He currently serves as the Vice Chair of World Shuaijiao Federation, and President of the US Collegiate Tai Chi Federation. He was a certified International Wushu judge by the international Wushu Federation (IWUF) 1993. Dr. Weng was an invited speaker at the 1988 Olympic Scientific Congress and has since spoken at many international conferences.
Jeong Soo Byun (aka Jason Byun), Ph.D., MSTCM, LAc, Dipl.O.M.
TEACHING (Lecturer) – from 2011 up to present: at UEWM
Herbal Pharmacology; TCM Foundation-I and II; Acupuncture-3; Chemistry; Physics
TEACHING (Lecturer) – 1998: at Chungbuk University, Korea
Dr. Key Bahk had earned his doctoral degree in traditional medicine from the University of East-West Medicine, and Bachelor of Science from the University of Washington.
He is the co-author of “Sa-Ahm’s Cogitations, the Four Needle Acupuncture”. He specializes in Sa-Ahm Acupuncture (Korean Four Needle Acupuncture) as well as Sa-Sang Constitutional Medicine in his clinical practices.
David Kang L.Ac.
Third generation acupuncturist. More than 10 years of experience in customer service and sales. Outstanding work ethic, organizational and interpersonal skills. Self-motivated to work independently or cohesively in a team. Charismatic, and very detail oriented. Strong interest in teaching and learning new things. Reliable and motivated to contribute to group and company success.
Wenli Zhang, MD(China), PhD, Dipl. Ac. (NCCAOM)
She has rich experience in the east and west medicine fields. She is the visiting Associate Professor of UCLA Center for East-West Medicine, Chairman of the Board of BEYO Group. She was also visiting Associate Professor of Brigham and Women’s Hospital, Harvard Medical School in 2011-2013; Deputy Chief Physician, Associate Professor of Medical School of Chinese PLA (Chinese PLA General Hospital) in 2000-2014; Physician at The Affiliated Hospital of Inner Mongolia Medical University in1992-2000.
Shurong Wang, MD (China)
She has over 20 years medical background and experience in the east and west medicine fields. She got her bachelors, masters, and doctors degree from the Harbin Medical University and complete the post-doctors in 2006. She is good at doing medical research, she has over 60 paper publications on different diseases research.
Xingyi Zhang, L.Ac., DAOM
Xingyi Zhang was born in 1952 in a small Village in Hebei Province, China. He has studied martial arts, calligraphy, and music since he was a child; he studied martial arts and massage under local famous masters Guo Yantian and Yin Hanwen, and Yao Jianhua, the former martial arts instructor of the 29th Army Dagger Team, and has acquired the essence of martial arts, qigong massage, acupressure, and bone removal methods. In particular, he has studied the “Pointing method of the internal organs chart” and added the “Pointing method of the internal organs chart” to “qigong”, forming the “qigong massage” with the combination of techniques and air, and published it in a book, and often used this method to serve the majority of patients, and has more than 30 years of clinical experience. He has been well received by the patients treated.
He got his master’s and doctor’s degree from the University of East-West Medicine. He is now working on his postdoctoral program.
In 2006, he immigrated to the United States to spread Chinese culture. Due to his outstanding contribution to society, he was honored by the U.S. House of Representatives in 2010; the Governor of New York State, the Speaker of the House of Representatives, and the Congressman of the U.S. all sent letters of congratulations to him. His deeds are also included in the Dictionary of World Figures, the Dictionary of World Figures, the Century of Dedication, the Dictionary of Outstanding Chinese Experts and the Style of Chinese Political Consultative Conference.