Professional Development – In-Service Training

A Model of Oriental Medicine: How Chinese Medicine Integrates into a Western Medicine Hospital at the University of Hong Kong-Shenzhen

Special Guest Lecturer: Dr. Lixing Lao

Date: May 20th 6pm at VUIM (TBD)

Virginia University of Integrative Medicine (“VUIM”) is excited and proud to announce that it has entered into a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) with The School of Chinese Medicine at the University of Hong Kong. As one of the global leaders in Acupuncture and Oriental Medicine (AOM) education, we hope to build and grow from the foundation we built under the guidance of one of the most renowned universities (HKU was founded in 1911 and is ranked 30th in the world) around the globe.

As part of this special relationship, VUIM is honored to announce that Dr. Lixing Lao, the Director of The School of Chinese Medicine, University of Hong Kong, will be lecturing at VUIM on May 20, 2016. This is a free event and refreshments will be provided.

Dr. Lao was the founding President of Virginia University of Integrative Medicine,
He was trained at Shanghai University of TCM and has a Ph.D. in physiology from the University of Maryland Medical School in Baltimore, MD where he was Director of the Center for Oriental Medicine prior to his appointment to become Director of The School of Chinese Medicine, HKU in 2013. He was a principal investigator and co-investigator on a number of clinical trials and pre-clinical studies in acupuncture funded by the NIH and the DOD. Baltimore Magazine listed Dr. Lao as one of the top acupuncture practitioners in the United States.

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Read more on latest article on Acupuncture Today,
Acupuncture Today January 2016: A Model of Integrative Medicine

To read more about Dr. Lao, check out his interview with JCIM Journal below,
Dialogue with Dr. Lixing Lao: from a factory electrician to an international scholar of Chinese medicine