Portland Magazine Top Doctor 2017

Portland Magazine Top Doctor 2017

Portland Magazine Top Doctor 2017   This is a nice start to the new year. I was nominated Top Doctor! In the January issue of Portland Monthly, you will find me amongst a list of wonderful acupuncturists. As a clinician, academic, and researcher, I strive to put my patients first, listen to their needs and concerns, […]

Happy New Year!

Happy New Year!

Welcome 2017! Happy New Year! And, not a moment too soon. It has been quiet over here on the blog. At the outset of 2017, I thought I would start with a blog on preparing for the new year. I don’t generally write personal blog posts, but it seems fitting as 2016 was fraught with […]

Post on Acupuncture Now Foundation blog

Post on Acupuncture Now Foundation blog

Post on Acupuncture Now Foundation blog I am happy to share a guest post on Acupuncture Now Foundation blog that I wrote about how many acupuncture sessions should one expect? The Acupuncture Now Foundation (ANF) is an amazing organization with the mission, “To elevate acupuncture’s impact on easing suffering and enhancing health through accurate information […]

We Are Moving Into Synergy Women’s Health Care

  Portland Acupuncture Studio to join Synergy Women’s Health Care I’m thrilled to announce that we are moving my practice into Synergy Women’s Health Care (SWHC), a fantastic office full of amazing clinicians.  I will begin seeing patients there starting May 6 and will take appointments on Wednesdays and Fridays. SWHC is located in the Northwest Portland, has a dedicated parking […]

AVOID PLASTICS AND RECEIPTS

AVOID PLASTICS AND RECEIPTS

 PREGNANT OR TRYING TO CONCEIVE? AVOID PLASTICS AND RECEIPTS Plastics, phthalates, and bisphenol, oh my! Pregnant or trying to conceive? More evidence suggests it is better to avoid plastics and receipts. Last week, I watched a news story about a research study connecting low level exposure of plastics in pregnant fish to brain damage in […]

Happy Thanksgiving 2014

Happy Thanksgiving 2014

HAPPY THANKSGIVING Wow, how is it already Thanksgiving week?  I can’t help but scratch my head trying to account for where the time went this year. Frankly, I don’t think I will be able to figure that one out, but it does remind me to try to be more present in every moment. To soak up the […]

National Infertility Awareness Week

National Infertility Awareness Week

Resolve to know more It is 25th annual National Infertility Awareness Week. This year, the patient advocacy organization, RESOLVE, is asking everyone to resolve to know more about all things fertility related. Infertility affects up to 1 in 6 couples in the US. This is a major public issue for which more research is clearly needed […]

ACUPUNCTURE FOR DEPRESSION GUEST POST

ACUPUNCTURE FOR DEPRESSION GUEST POST

Acupuncture for depression     Can acupuncture help depression? If you are struggling with depression, today’s blog post is for you. I was honored to be asked to write a guest column for the Oregon College of Oriental Medicine alumni news on some recently published research. The question posed by researchers: Is acupuncture a good treatment […]

VETERANS DAY

In honor of Veterans Day   Today is Veterans Day, an important day to honor all who served in the military. Especially, the contributions of women. Today, I celebrate those currently serving and former female airmen, sailors, soldiers, and marines. Thank you for your service. I’m honored to be a part of this community.