Board of Governers

Francis Willingham, Jr., Ph.D.

Chair

Harvey Zinn

Vice Chair

Hwan Jan, M.S.

Secretary

Habib Chamoun-Nicolas

Member

Linda Ho, M.L.S.

Member

Shen Ping Liang

Member

Leewood B. Woodell

Member

Leadership

John Paul Liang

John Paul Liang

President

Ph.D. in Education with a Specialization in Leadership in Higher Education, Capella University

M.S. in Education with a Specialization in Leadership in Higher Education, Capella University

M.S. in Oriental Medicine, American College of Acupuncture & Oriental Medicine

B.S. in Operations Research and Industrial Engineering, Cornell University

1 Wen Huang (2)

Wen Huang

Vice President & Dean of Academic Affairs

Ph.D. in Medicine, Queensland University in Brisbane, Australia

Bachelor in Medicine (evaluated for equivalency to M.D. in U.S.A.), Harbin Medical University, China

Angelia Guinara

Angelia Guinara

Vice President of Operations

M.P.H. in International Health, University of Texas

B.S. in Human Development and Foods, University of Houston

Hwan Jan

Hwan Jan

Executive Director, Institutional Compliance & Financial Aid Officer

M.S. in Applied Mechanics, University of Southern California

Minmay Liang

Minmay Liang

Executive Director and Controller, Human Resources

B.A. in Public Finance, Cheng-Chi University, Taipei, Taiwan

Bing You

Bing You

Director of Pain Management

M.S. in Acupuncture and Bachelor in Medicine (evaluated for equivalency to M.D. in U.S.A.),

Chengdu University of Traditional Chinese Medicine, China

Baisong Zhong

Baisong Zhong

Assistant Dean & Director of Clinical Trainings

Ph.D. in Traditional Chinese Medicine, Chengdu University of Traditional Chinese Medicines

M.S. in Traditional Chinese, Chengdu University of Traditional Chinese Medicine

Michael Dale Stafford

Michael Dale Stafford

Chief Librarian

MLIS. in Library Science, University of Texas at Austin

B.A. in History, California State University

Vicki Rossman

Vicki Rossman

Registrar

B.S. in Biology, Nothern Arizona University

Post-Degree Certification in Secondary Education, Rio Salado College

Theresa Ligon

Theresa Ligon

Assistant Executive Director

B.S. in Journalism, Texas A&M University

Nidia Gutierrez

Nidia Gutierrez

Facilities Manager

Computerized accounting, Instituto De Computacion ABCS Computer

and business Training Certificate, Chicano Family Learning Center

Carlota Quintero

Carlota Quintero

Clinic Manager

Medical Assistant Certificate, Ultrasound Diagnostic School, Houston, Texas

Faculty

1 Wen Huang (2)

Wen Huang

Vice President & Dean of Academic Affairs

Ph.D. in Medicine, Queensland University in Brisbane, Australia

Bachelor in Medicine (evaluated for equivalency to M.D. in U.S.A.), Harbin Medical University, China

Dr. Huang received her medical degree from Harbin Medical University in China and her Ph.D in Medicine from the Queensland University in Brisbane, Australia. She first served as an assistant professor, lecturer and attending physician at the First Teaching Hospital … Continued

Bing You

Bing You

Director of Pain Management

M.S. in Acupuncture and Bachelor in Medicine (evaluated for equivalency to M.D. in U.S.A.),

Chengdu University of Traditional Chinese Medicine, China

Dr. You received his medicine degree in 1993 and his M.S. degree in 1996 from Chengdu University of Traditional Chinese Medicine in Sichuan, China. He received advanced training in Tui-Na at Shanghai University of TCM. In 1995 Dr. You began … Continued

Baisong Zhong

Baisong Zhong

Assistant Dean & Director of Clinical Trainings

Ph.D. in Traditional Chinese Medicine, Chengdu University of Traditional Chinese Medicines

M.S. in Traditional Chinese, Chengdu University of Traditional Chinese Medicine

Dr. Zhong received his medicine degree from Luzhou medical College in 1983, a Master of Traditional Chinese Medicine specializing in pediatrics in 1990 and a Ph.D. degree in internal medicine in 1997 at Chengdu University of Traditional Chinese Medicine in … Continued

9 Mohammadali Hamiditabar

Mohammadali Hamiditabar

M.D.*

Dr. Hamiditabar received his medical degree from Tabriz University in Tabriz, Iran in 1995.  After receiving his degree, he served as the Medical Director and an Attending Physician at the Eskandary Rural Area Public Medical Clinic in Iran.  In 1998 … Continued

Leslie Mackenzie-Graham Getty

D.C., M.S.O.M., L.Ac.

Dr. MacKenzie-Graham Getty received her Master of Science in Biology in 1983 from Texas A&M University, her Doctor of Chiropractic in 1991 from the Texas Chiropractic College, and her Master of Science in Oriental Medicine degree in 2002 from the … Continued

7 Eric Grose

Eric Grose

M.S.O.M., L.Ac.

Mr. Grose received his B. S. degree in Nutritional Science from the University of California, Berkeley. He completed his Master of Science in Oriental Medicine from American College of Acupuncture & Oriental Medicine, Houston, Texas, majoring in Acupuncture and Oriental … Continued

Colin Haile

M.D.*, Ph.D.

Dr. Haile is on Staff at Baylor College of Medicine, Department of Psychiatry. He has been doing research and teaching in the fields of pharmacology and neuroscience for more than 15 years. He has published more than 40 scientific peer-reviewed … Continued

5 Kay Garcia

Mary Kay Garcia

Dr.P.H., M.S.O.M., L.Ac.

Dr. Garcia graduated from Texas Woman’s University in 1982 with her nursing degree, the University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston with her Doctor of Public Health Degree in 1993, and the American College of Acupuncture & Oriental Medicine … Continued

4 Charles Chen

Charles Chen

M.A.O.M., L.Ac.

Mr. Chen received his B. S. degree in Physical Therapy from Kaohsiung Medical University in Taiwan, and his master’s degree from the American College of Acupuncture & Oriental Medicine, Houston, Texas, majoring in Acupuncture and Oriental Medicine. Previously, he worked … Continued

Carlton Hazlewood

Ph.D.

Dr. Hazlewood received his B.Sc., in science from The Agricultural and Mechanical College of Texas (now, Texas A. & M. University) in January, 1957. He obtained his Ph.D. in physiology (with a minor in human anatomy) in 1962 from the … Continued

11 Lin Jia

Lin Jia

M.D*., Ph.D., L.Ac.

Dr. Jia graduated from Heilongjiang University of TCM and received his M.D. degree at Harbin in 1983. He received his Masters of Acupuncture and Chinese Medicine from the Institute of Acupuncture in Beijing, China, in 1986. He also received his … Continued

12 Samuel Leong

Samuel Leong

M.O.M., L.Ac.

Mr. Leong is a Licensed Acupuncturist certified by the Texas State Board of Acupuncture Examiners and is designated as a Diplomat in Oriental Medicine by the National Certification Commission for Acupuncture & Oriental Medicine. He completed training in acupuncture and … Continued

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Yanfang Liu

M.S., L.Ac.

Dr. Liu received her medical degree in 1983 and M.S. degree in 1986 from Heilong Jiang Medical University of Chinese Medicine in China. She is the former Dean of Clinical Training at ACAOM. She taught acupuncture, basic theory of Chinese … Continued

John Lunstroth

J.D.

Mr. Lunstroth has a Master of Laws (LLM) from the Health Law & Policy Institute, University of Houston Law Center, and a Master of Public Health (MPH) from the Mailman School of Public Health, Columbia University. He regularly publishes in … Continued

15 Tuan Nguyen

Tuan Nguyen

Ph.D.

Dr. Nguyen received his B.A. and M.A. majoring in Social Psychology from California State University, San Diego, California, and his Ph. D. from Purdue University. He has been an Adjunct Assistant professor at the Department of Psychiatry at the University … Continued

16 Hui Ouyang

Hui Ouyang

M.D*, D.O.M., D.C., L.Ac.

Dr. Ouyang received his medical degree in 1993 from Anhui College of Traditional Chinese Medicine in Hefei, Anhui, China, his Texas Acupuncturist license in 2004 and his Doctor of Chiropractic in 2008 from Texas Chiropractic College.  After moving to the … Continued

John Radcliffe

Ph.D.

Dr. Radcliffe has a Master of Science and a Doctor of Philosophy from the University of Aberdeen, Scotland. He has published articles on animal models of human disease and on human nutrition. He is a Registered Dietitian and a Fellow of … Continued

18 Alexandra Ramirez

Alexandra Ramirez

M.D.*, M.S.O.M., L.Ac.

Dr. Ramirez received her Master of Science in Oriental Medicine degree from the American College of Acupuncture & Oriental Medicine and M.D. degree from Universidad de Carabobo in Venezuela. She has worked as a Nurse Aid Assistant program instructor and … Continued

19 Sucheta Shah

Sucheta Shah

M.D.*, M.S.O.M., L.Ac.

Dr. Sucheta Shah graduated with degrees in homeopathic medicine and surgery from the University of Mumbai, India. After practicing homeopathy in Mumbai, Dr. Shah received her Master of Science in Oriental Medicine at the American College of Acupuncture & Oriental … Continued

17 Charles Shang

Charles Shang

M.D.

Dr. Shang received his M.D. degree from Boston University, School of Medicine, Master’s degree from Harvard University and Bachelor’s degree from Peking University, China. Dr. Shang currently is Assistant Professor of Medicine at Baylor College of Medicine. He was formerly … Continued

21 Seyed Soltani

Seyed S. Soltani

M.D., Ph.D.

Dr. Soltani received his Doctor of Medicine degree from the School of Medicine of Tehran University of Medical Sciences in 1996 and his Ph.D. degree in clinical traditional medicine in 2012 from the School of Traditional Medicine of Shahid Beheshti … Continued

22 Gregory Sparkman

Gregory Sparkman

M.S.O.M., L.Ac.

Mr. Sparkman received his Master of Science in Oriental Medicine from the American College of Acupuncture & Oriental Medicine and is a licensed acupuncturist in Texas. In 1985 Gregory started studying the energetics of the human body and its breakdown. … Continued

23 Tong Wang

Tong Wang

Ph.D.

Dr. Tong Wang received her medicine degree in 1994, her M.S. degree in 2001 and a  PhD. degree in 2004 from Tianjin University of Traditional Chinese Medicine in China. She specializes in acupuncture and moxibustion.  As a researcher, Dr. Wang … Continued

Yongxin Wang

M.D*., Ph.D.

Dr. Wang graduated from Nanjing University of TCM and received his M.D. degree in Nanjing in 1987, and received his Ph. D. degree in Oncology from Peking University, Health Science Center in Beijing, China, in 1997.  Dr. Wang was a … Continued

25 Hasen Xue

Hasen Xue

M.D.*, M.A.O.M., L.Ac.

Dr. Hasen Xue received his medical degree from Harbin Medical University in China. He is currently a Research Associate in Pediatric Surgery at the University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston, Department of Surgery. Dr. Xue’s background includes serving … Continued

Hsien-Min Yeh

M.A.O.M., M.S., L.Ac.

Mr. Yeh received his Master of Science in Nutrition from Fu Jen Catholic University in Taipei, Taiwan, in 1996; his Master of Science in Computer Science in 2001 from Knowledge System Institute in Illinois; and his Master of Science in … Continued

27 Yaping Zhang

Yaping Zhang

Ph.D., L.Ac.

Dr. Zhang received her medical degree in 1983, an M.S. degree in 1990, and Ph.D. in medicine in 2000 from Heilongjiang University of Traditional Chinese Medicine in China. Her training includes working in western medicine at Shanghai Medical University, the … Continued

* Denotes that all foreign degrees have been formally evaluated for equivalency to M.D. in the U.S.