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Faculty & Administration

 

New York College students study and train with a faculty whose members are intimately involved in many facets of the College. For example, they may chair and work with various committees and develop and revise curriculum. Students benefit from their professional expertise in the classroom as well as from assisting their instructors in the teaching clinics and observing their professional treatment of patients at the Integrative Health Center.

Administration

Lisa E. Pamintuan, J.D. - President, Juris Doctor, Wayne State University Law School; BA, Wake Forest University (Full Athletic Scholarship). Vice President of Business Development, New York College of Health Professions; Vice President Corporate Development, Catalyst Intellectual Properties; Sales/Marketing for World Team Tennis Franchise Team, IMG; Law Clerk/researcher International Law, Dykema, Gossett; Tennis Professional, competed on the international tennis circuit including the Wimbledon Championships, the Canadian Open and the U.S. Open; sponsors included Nike, Prince Racquets, Tail Sportswear and Guinness.

Moftia Mansur Aujero, M.A., B.S., RN - Chief Operating Officer, Master of Arts (Nursing Education), Columbia University, Teacher’s College; Bachelor of Science (Nursing), St. Paul’s College, Manila, Philippines; Wharton Nurse Fellow, Wharton Business School, University of Pennsylvania; Green evel Certification, Bellevue Hospital Center; Deputy Executive Director/Chief Nursing Officer, Nursing and Patient Care Services, Bellevue Hospital Center; Senior Associate Executive Director, Director of Nursing- Women’s Health and Children’s Health Care Center, Acting Director of Nursing – Peri-operative Care Services, Metropolitan Hospital Center; Senior Associate Executive Director, Nursing and Patient Care Services, Morrisania Diagnostic and Treatment Center; Adjunct Professor, Borough of Manhattan Community College; Publications, Co-author “Leader’s Guide to Provision of Services”; Speaker, Hunter College, CNO Summit – Indian Wells, CA, Peking Union Medical College 100th Anniversary “Innovations and Role of Nursing”, Borough of Manhattan Community College, St. Paul’s College; Malcom Bridge Examiner (NIST) (Nursing); Recipient of Nursing Excellence Award, Philippines, Spectrum Excellence Award, Bellevue Hospital Center Leadership Award, Evelyn C. Gioiella Excellence in Nursing Leadership Award, Unite Home Care Nursing Excellence Award, Outstanding & Dedicated Nursing Leadership Award from Black Nurses Association, New York City Health and Hospitals Corporation Women’s Award.   

Manuel Flores, M.D., (Puerto Rico), B.S., Dean, Academic Affairs, Doctor of Medicine, Universidad Central del Caribe, School of Medicine, Bayamon PR; Residency Program, Michgan State University, McLaren Regional Medical Center, Flint, MI; Bachelor of Science (Biology), University of Puerto Rico, San Juan PR; Academic Director, American Medical Clinicals; Dean of Clinical Sciences, Xavier University School of Medicine; Dean, School of Health Sciences, Universidad del Este, Carolina PR; Director, Clinical Skills and Community Engagement Department, San Juan Bautista School of Medicine, Caguas PR; Consultant, Kaplan KTP Health; Led team for accreditation by MSCHE, LCME and the PR Council for Higher Education for San Juan Bautista Medical School; Co-led team for accreditation by ACCM, CAAM and NYSED for Xavier University School of Medicine; Professional Research; Member Association of Standardized Patient Educators, International Association of Medical Science Educators.

A Li Song, M.D. (People's Republic of China), L.Ac. (NY), Dean, Graduate School of Oriental Medicine, Dean, People's Republic of China Affairs, M.D., Henan Medical University, People's Republic of China; over twenty years experience in the diagnosis and treatment of disease with Traditional Chinese Medicine, Acupuncture and Massage Therapy; taught Chinese Medicine and Acupuncture for over nine years in China; Director of the Luo Yang Medical Health Center, Luo Yang, China; Licensed Acupuncturist, New York State.

Dennis Vella, D.C., B.S., C.N.C., C.C.E.P., Director, New York City Programs, 
Doctor of Chiropractic, Life University; Bachelor of Science, Pace University; Certified Nutritional Consultant; Certified Chiropractic Extremity Practitioner; Certification in Physiological Therapeutics; Adjunct Instructor of Health Science Adelphi University and Daemen College; Member, Foundation for Chiropractic Education & Research, International Chiropractic Pediatric Association, The World Chiropractic Alliance, New York State Chiropractic Association and the American Chiropractic Council on Nutrition; Licensed Chiropractor, New York State.

Marion Spector, Chief Nursing Advisor, R.N., M.S., B.S.N., APRN, BC, Bachelor of Science in Nursing, Hunter College (CUNY); Master of Science in Nursing, Hunter College (CUNY); Registered Nurse, New York; Advanced Practice Registered Nurse, Board Certified; Clinical Instructor (Med/Surg), Staff Development, Bellevue Hospital Center; Clinical Specialist Medical Surgical Nursing, American Nurses Credentialing Center; Advanced Cardiac Life Support Provider; Editorial Advisory Board, The American Journal of Nursing; Former Board Member NY State Nurses Association, Member, American Association of Critical Care Nurses, Former President, founding member, NYC Chapter of Pain Management Nurses (ASPMN), Member, American Society of Pain Management Nurses, Member, American Society of Perianesthesia Nurses; Delegate, NYSNA Delegate Assembly, Delegate, United American Nurses; Delegate, American Nurses Association House of Delegates; Vice-Chairperson, NYSNA Council of Nursing Practitioners; Former Chairperson, Executive Council, NYC/Health and Hospitals Corporation Nurses; Nursing Continuing Education Coordinator, NYSNA Provider Unit Activities, Bellevue Hospital Center, Member; NYC CE Regional Review Team, NYSNA; NYSNA Membership Award, Amanda Silver Distinguished Service Award (NYCRA; District 13), Professional Achievement Recognition Award (Bellevue Hospital Center), NYSNA Leadership Fellow, Sigma Theta Tau Honor Society, Member, Nutrition Committee, BHC, Former Negotiating Team Member, NYC/ Health and Hospitals Corporation.

James M. Shinol, M.S.OM, B.S., B.P.S., L.Ac. (NY, NJ), Diplomate Acupuncture & Chinese Herbology (NCCAOM), Chair, Acupuncture, Master of Science (Oriental Medicine), Southwest Acupuncture College, CO; Bachelor of Science (Biology), Albright College, PA; Member, National Certification Commission for Acupuncture and Oriental Medicine (NCCAOM); Member, Acupuncture and Oriental Medicine Alliance (AOMA); Licensed Acupuncturist, New York State and New Jersey.

Yun Li, M.D. (People's Republic of China ), L.Ac. (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.

Genevieve Reiter, A.A.S., LMT (NY), Chair, Massage Therapy, Associate of Applied Science, Fashion Institute of Technology; Diploma in Massage Therapy, New York College for Wholistic Health Education and Research; Member, American Massage Therapy Association; Licensed Massage Therapist, New York State.

Lizel Stover, B.P.S./M.S., A.A., L.Ac. (NY), Clinic Director, Graduate School of Oriental Medicine, Master of Science (Acupuncture), Bachelor of Professional Studies (Health Sciences), New York College of Health Professions; Associate in Arts (Liberal Studies), Suffolk Community College; Licensed Acupuncturist, New York State.

Joseph Sing Cheung, M.A., B.A., Director, Physical Arts, Master of Arts (East Asian Studies), Bachelor of Arts (Asian Studies), St. John's University; Advanced Level 8 Senior Instructor Certificate, Wing Hong Yip Dragon Style Kung Fu School; 6th Degree Black Belt Master Instructor Certificate, Kukkiwon - World Taekwondo Headquarters; 5th Degree Black Belt Instructor Certificate, Chinese Swai Jiao Association; 3rd Degree Black Belt Instructor Certificate, World Tang Soo Do Association; National Referee Certificate, United States Chinese Kuoshu (Kung Fu) Federation; Class D-3 Referee Certificate, United States Taekwondo Union; Class R-D Referee Certificate, National AAU Taekwondo & Junior Olympic Taekwondo Program; 1996 AAU Taekwondo National Championships Bronze Medalist in Sparring; 1995 U.S.A. Wushu-Kung Fu Federation Northeast Regionals Full Contact Sanshou Fighting Gold Medal Champion and National Championships 2X Silver Medalist in Sanshou and Shuai Chiao; 1995 United States Chinese Kuoshu Championships, 3rd Place in Full Contact Lei Tai Fighting; 1992 United States Chinese Kuoshu Championships, 1st Place in Advanced Short Weapons, 2nd Place in Advanced Southern Forms, 3rd Place in Full Contact Lei Tai Fighting; Certificate of Completion - Clinical Observation & Discussion Program, International Studies of Oriental Medicine, Kyung Hee University, Seoul, Korea; Certificate of Participation - The Ancient Art of Tai Chi Chuan for the Medical Rehabilitation Setting, Dr. Tingsen Xu, The Heaven & Earth Center & Mt. Sinai Medical Center; Certificate of Achievement - Gold Key for Scholastic Excellence in Asian Studies, St. John's University; Certificate of Achievement in Chinese Culture, Feng Chia University, Taichung, Taiwan.

DEPARTMENT ADMINISTRATORS

Errol G. Virasawmi, B.S., ATP, Chief Financial Officer
Bachelor of Science (Business Administration) Kensington University; Accredited Tax Preparer, National Society of Accountants; Comptroller, Twistex/Brentwood Yarn Mills; Treasurer, Suffolk County Citizen's Police Academy Alumni Association.

Sinead Rodgers, B.E., Interim Director of Admissions
Bachelor of Engineering (Industrial Engineering), College of Art, Commerce and Technology (RTC), Limerick, Ireland; Account Executive, Unilever Prestige Inc.; Assistant Manager, Sales Administration, Account Executive, Fragrances Exclusive, Inc.

Mary Rodas, Associate Director of Admissions
President, Catalyst Toys; Vice President, A&R, Deco Disc Industries, Inc.; Producer, "Magic on Broadway"; Recipient: 1999 Latina "Young Entrepreneur" Latina Excellence Award; NV Magazine new Vision in Business Award; named one of "20 Under 30" Working Woman Magazine; named one of "40 Under Forty" Crains New York Business; original inductee into "Hispanic American Hall of Fame"; National Youth Chairperson for the March of Dimes; "Outstanding Latino Image" award New Jersey Network; "Las Primeras" award MANA a National Latina Organization; "Woman of Distinction" Girl Scout Council of Greater New York; Certificate of Appreciation The City of New York; Exemplary Role Model award State of Iowa; Youth of the Year Waterloo Iowa; Keynote Speaker: International Franchise Association; American Women Economic Conference.

Joseph Williams, Associate Director of Admissions Management
General Manager, New York Sports Clubs; Lead Admissions Recruiter, Ashford University, CA; US Navy, Quartermaster (Navigator) E1 - E5, Commanding Officers personal ship pilot, Junior Sailor of the Year 2006, Storekeeper (Supply Clerk) E5, trained senior leadership in Navy Evaluation Processes.

Bernard Walker, B.P.S., Associate Director of Financial Aid
Bachelor of Professional Studies (Business Administration), DeVry Institute of Technology; Director of Financial Aid, L'ecole Culinaire, St. Louis, MO; Financial Aid Advisor/Customer Service Coordinator, Empire Education Group, NY, NY; Financial Aid Advisor, DeVry Institute of Technology.

Jin Wu, M.P.A., B.A., Registrar
Master of Public Administration, Rockefeller College of Public Affairs, SUNY at Albany; Bachelor of Arts (Economics and International Relations), Waseda University (Japan); Program Coordinator, International Academic Alliance; Intern, Office of College and University Evaluation, New York State Education Department; Intern, Coca Cola Ind. Ltd., China; Assembly Intern, The Assembly of New York State; Admissions Coordinator, School of International Liberal Studies, Japan.

Jacqueline McIntyre, B.S., Bursar

Bachelor of Science (Business Administration) New York Institute of Technology; Manager of Student Accounts, Vaughn College of Aeronautics & Technology; Bursar Administrator/District Advisor, Ultrasound Diagnostic School; Financial Aid Officer, New York Institute of Technology.

Ross A. Griffith, M.Ed., B.S., Director of Institutional Research
Master of Education, (Counseling), University of North Carolina at Greensboro; Graduate work in Mathematics and Psychology, Carnegie-Mellon University; Bachelor of Science (Mathematics), Wake Forest University; Director of Institutional Research and Academic Administration, Assistant Vice President for Administration and Planning, Director of Equal Opportunity, and Associate Director of Admissions, Wake Forest University; Published: “Administrative Aspects of Accreditation and Assessment” in 2013 book, Organization and Administration in Higher Education, “Four years Later: Qualitative and Quantitative Assessment of the Changes in the Class of 2001," Abstract with Educational Resources Information Center. Member: Southern Association for Institutional Research (President), North Carolina Association for Institutional Research (President), Association for Institutional Research, Higher Education Data Sharing (HEDS) Consortium, Society for College and University Planning (Board Member), and Accreditation Liaison to Commission on Colleges of Southern Association of Colleges and Schools (SACSCOC).

Kenneth M. Lyttle, MBA, MPA, BA
Director, Student Services
Master of Business Administration, New York Institute of Technology; Master of Public Administration, Long Island University, C.W. Post; Bachelor of Arts (Psychology), Long Island University, C.W. Post; Recruitment and Admissions Director, CUNY School of Public Health, Hunter College; Associate Director, Transfer Admissions Counselor, Long Island University Transfer Admissions Center; Senior Academic & Career Advisement Counselor, Long Island University.

Cynthia Ann Cayea, M.L.S., B.S.
Library Director
Master of Library Science (Certificate in Archives and Records Management), Queens College; Bachelor of Science (Psychology), Saint Josephs College; Archival Intern, Archive of Contemporary Music; Periodical Room Clerk, Patchogue-Medford Public Library; Computer Operator - Special Collections, Suffolk Cooperative Library System.

Distinguished Associates

Michael Balboni, President/Managing Director, Redland Strategies, Inc., Former New York State Deputy Secretary for Public Safety, Outside advisor for the Obama transition team for Homeland Security, Former New York State Senator from the 7th Senate District in Nassau County, Long Island (1997 - 2006) and before that served eight years in the State Assembly; Chaired the Senate Committee on Veterans, Homeland Security and Military Affairs; also served on the standing Senate committees on Aging, Environmental Conservation, Higher Education, Insurance, Judiciary and Labor; earned his Juris Doctor from St. John's University School of Law; was counsel to former Senator John R. Dunne and the New York State Senate Judiciary Committee and counsel to the deputy majority leader of the Senate; was appointed Deputy County Attorney in Nassau County; has authored several Law Review articles and is an adjunct professor of political science at Adelphi University.

Robert Duarte, M.D., Certified Acupuncturist, Doctorate of Medicine Ponce School of Medicine; Associate Attending in Neurology; Long Island Jewish Medical Center; Director, Long Island Jewish Medical Center Pain & Headache Treatment Center; Medical Director; Transitions of Long Island Rehabilitation for Head Injury; Pain Clinic Coordinator; Board Certified in Pain Management; Board Certified Neurologist; Certified Medical Acupuncturist; Assistant Professor of Neurology, Albert Einstein College of Medicine; American Pain Society; International Association for the Study of Pain; American Headache Society; American Academy of Neurology; Advisory Board Member; Glaxo-Smith Kline, Merck, Astra-Zeneca and Janssen.

Faculty Leslie Lourad-Brown, B.P.S., A.O.S., LMT (NY)

FULL - TIME

Leslie Louard-Brown, B.P.S., A.O.S., LMT (NY)
Asian Technique, Western Technique - Full-time
Bachelor of Professional Studies (Amma Massage), New York College of Health Professions; Associate in Occupational Studies (Massage Therapy); New York College of Wholistic Health Education and Research; Hospital Massage Program Volunteer, Beth Israel Medical Center, Licensed Massage Therapist, New York State.

Claire L. Casseus, D.P.H., M.P.H., M.S., B.S.
Health Science, Oriental Science – Full-time
Doctorate of Public Health, Teachers College, Columbia University ; Master of Public Health, Teachers College, Columbia University ; Master of Science, Long Island University ; Bachelor of Science, Saint Joseph College ; Assistant Professor of Health Science, Queensborough Community College ; Instructor and Educational Consultant, Edulife Services Training Center ; Instructor of Health Science, Downstate University Hospital ; Certified High School French Teacher.

Joseph Sing Cheung, M.A., B.A.
Director, Physical Arts
Physical Arts - Full-time

Master of Arts (East Asian Studies), Bachelor of Arts (Asian Studies), St. John's University; Advanced Level 8 Senior Instructor Certificate, Wing Hong Yip Dragon Style Kung Fu School; 6th Degree Black Belt Master Instructor Certificate, Kukkiwon - World Taekwondo Headquarters; 5th Degree Black Belt Instructor Certificate, Chinese Swai Jiao Association; 3rd Degree Black Belt Instructor Certificate, World Tang Soo Do Association; National Referee Certificate, United States Chinese Kuoshu (Kung Fu) Federation; Class D-3 Referee Certificate, United States Taekwondo Union; Class R-D Referee Certificate, National AAU Taekwondo & Junior Olympic Taekwondo Program; 1996 AAU Taekwondo National Championships Bronze Medalist in Sparring; 1995 U.S.A. Wushu-Kung Fu Federation Northeast Regionals Full Contact Sanshou Fighting Gold Medal Champion and National Championships 2X Silver Medalist in Sanshou and Shuai Chiao; 1995 United States Chinese Kuoshu Championships, 3rd Place in Full Contact Lei Tai Fighting; 1992 United States Chinese Kuoshu Championships, 1st Place in Advanced Short Weapons, 2nd Place in Advanced Southern Forms, 3rd Place in Full Contact Lei Tai Fighting; Certificate of Completion - Clinical Observation & Discussion Program, International Studies of Oriental Medicine, Kyung Hee University, Seoul, Korea; Certificate of Participation - The Ancient Art of Tai Chi Chuan for the Medical Rehabilitation Setting, Dr. Tingsen Xu, The Heaven & Earth Center & Mt. Sinai Medical Center; Certificate of Achievement - Gold Key for Scholastic Excellence in Asian Studies, St. John's University; Certificate of Achievement in Chinese Culture, Feng Chia University, Taichung, Taiwan.

Yuan Geng, MD (People’s Republic of China), L.Ac (NY)
Diplomate Acupuncture & Chinese Herbology (NCCAOM)
Acupuncture, Chinese Herbology, Oriental Science - Full-time
Doctor of Medicine, Yong Ji Medical University, China; Fellowship in Acupuncture and Chinese Medicine from National Medical Master Professor He Puren; Medical Doctor, Beijing Xuanwu District Guangwai Hospital; Licensed Acupuncturist, New York State.

Richard S. Keohane, Sr., D.P.T., M.S., B.S., P.T.
Health Science - Full-time

Doctorate in Physical Therapy, Long Island University; Master of Science in Physical Therapy, Long Island University; Bachelor of Science in Physical Therapy, Quinnipiac University; Licensed Physical Therapist, New York State.

Yun Li, M.D. (People's Republic of China ), L.Ac. (NY)
Diplomate Acupuncture & Chinese Herbal Medicine (NCCAOM)
Chair, Herbal Medicine, Director, Herbal Dispensary

Acupuncture, Chinese Herbology, Oriental Science - Full-time
M.D. in Traditional Chinese Medicine from Hebei Medical University (People's Republic of China); M.S. in Traditional Chinese Medicine from 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.

Martha Ma, B.P.S./M.S., B.A. L.Ac. (NY), LMT (NY)
Acupuncture, Asian Technique, Western Technique – Full-time
Masters of Science (Acupuncture), Bachelor of Professional Studies (Health Science),The Swedish Institute; Bachelor of Arts (Liberal Arts), Touro College; Acupuncturist, ACQC-AIDS Center of Queens County; Adjunct Faculty, Swedish Institute; Clinic Supervisor, Acupuncturist; Arrive Program, Drug Treatment Program; Licensed Acupuncturist and Massage Therapist, New York State.

Genevieve Reiter, A.A.S., LMT (NY)
Chair, Massage Therapy
Western Technique - Full-time

Associate of Applied Science, Fashion Institute of Technology; Diploma in Massage Therapy, New York College for Wholistic Health Education and Research; Member, American Massage Therapy Association; Licensed Massage Therapist, New York State.

James M. Shinol, M.S.OM, B.S., B.P.S., L.Ac. (NY, NJ)
Diplomate Acupuncture & Chinese Herbology (NCCAOM)
Chair, Acupuncture
Acupuncture, Oriental Science - Full-time
Master of Science (Oriental Medicine), Southwest Acupuncture College, CO; Bachelor of Science (Biology), Albright College, PA; Member, National Certification Commission for Acupuncture and Oriental Medicine (NCCAOM); Member, Acupuncture and Oriental Medicine Alliance (AOMA); Licensed Acupuncturist, New York State and New Jersey.

A Li Song, M.D. (People's Republic of China), L.Ac. (NY)
Dean, Graduate School of Oriental Medicine
Dean, People's Republic of China Affairs
Acupuncture, Asian Technique, Oriental Science - Full-time
M.D., Henan Medical University, People's Republic of China; over twenty years experience in the diagnosis and treatment of disease with Traditional Chinese Medicine, Acupuncture and Massage Therapy; taught Chinese Medicine and Acupuncture for over nine years in China; Director of the Luo Yang Medical Health Center, Luo Yang, China; Licensed Acupuncturist, New York State.

Lizel Stover, B.P.S./M.S., A.A., L.Ac. (NY)
Clinic Director, Graduate School of Oriental Medicine
Acupuncture - Full-time
Master of Science (Acupuncture), Bachelor of Professional Studies (Health Sciences), New York College of Health Professions; Associate in Arts (Liberal Studies), Suffolk Community College; Licensed Acupuncturist, New York State.

Dennis Vella, D.C., B.S., C.N.C., C.C.E.P.
Director, New York City Programs

Health Science, Full-time
Doctor of Chiropractic, Life University; Bachelor of Science, Pace University; Certified Nutritional Consultant; Certified Chiropractic Extremity Practitioner; Certified in Emergency Procedures and Basic Life Support; Certified in Physiological Therapeutics; Adjunct Instructor of Health Science Adelphi University and Daemen College; Member, Foundation for Chiropractic Education and Research, International Chiropractic Pediatric Association, The World Chiropractic Alliance, New York State Chiropractic Association, American Chiropractic Association Council on Nutrition; Licensed Chiropractor, New York State.

Hui Wang, MA-Ph.D. (People's Republic of China)
Chinese Herbology, Oriental Science -Full-time
MA-Ph.D. (Traditional Chinese Medicine), Shanghai University of Traditional Chinese, People's Republic of China; Taught TCM to U.S. students at the International Education College of Shanghai University of TCM; Assistant for herbal medicine at Shanghai Shuguang Hospital and Yueuang Hospital; Published researcher and writer on Traditional Chinese Medicine.

Victoria Ying, Ph.D., B.S.
Health Science, Full-time
Ph.D. Department of Molecular Medicine, Pharmacology, Cornell College of Veterinary Medicine; Bachelor of Science (Biological Sciences), Cornell University; Private Tutor for Biology, Chemistry, Physics and Math; Assistant Professor Biological Sciences, New York Institute of Technology; Adjunct Assistant Professor, Chemistry, Queensborough Community College; Received City University Of New York Faculty Collaborative Research Grant and Perkins Vocational and Technical Education Act Grant.

PART - TIME

Phyllis H. Abend, MSAC, B.A., L.Ac. (NY), LMT (NY)
Oriental Science, Western Technique - Adjunct
MSAC (Acupuncture), Pacific College of Oriental Medicine; Bachelor of Arts (Art History); Massage diploma, Swedish Institute; Earned PTP in Polarity Training; Instructor Polarity Therapy, Meditation and Relaxation techniques; Member International Polarity Alliance, New York Polarity Association, American Polarity Therapy Association, National Guild of Hypnotists; Licensed Massage Therapist and Acupuncturist, New York State.

Geraldine P. Abergas, B.S., A.O.S., LMT (NY)
Oriental Science, Western Technique - Adjunct
Bachelor of Science (Chemistry and Biology), Rutgers University; Associate in Occupational Studies (Massage Therapy), Swedish Institute; Senior Pharmacy Technician, Christ Hospital; Pharmacy Technician II/Research Assistant, Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center; Spa Manager and Educator, Equinox Fitness Clubs and Kiehl's Spas1851; Licensed Massage Therapist, New York State.

Howard S. Asness, D.C., B.A.
Health Science – Adjunct
Doctor of Chiropractic, New York Chiropractic College; Bachelor of Arts (Psychology), Long Island University; President, NY Chiropractic Association (Queens); Certified Hypnologist/Hypnotherapist; Delegate for New York State Chiropractic Association; Licensed Chiropractor, New York State. 

Linda Bardekoff, B.A., A.A.S., R.N., C.N.A.T., H.N.C.
Asian Technique - Adjunct

Bachelor of Arts (Community Health), Queens College; Associate in Applied Science (Nursing), Queensborough Community College; Nationally Certified Reflexologist, Certified Holistic Nurse, Certified Nurse Amma Therapist; Licensed Registered Nurse, New York State.

Nancy Barravecchio, A.O.S., LMT (NY)
Asian Technique - Adjunct
Associate in Occupational Studies (Massage Therapy), New York College of Health Professions; Licensed Massage Therapist, New York State.

Liz Bartucci, A.O.S., LMT (NY)
Asian Technique, Western Technique – Adjunct
Associate in Occupational Studies (Massage Therapy), The Swedish Institute; Certified by National Certification Board for Therapeutic Massage & Bodywork, Licensed Massage Therapist, New York State. 

Gerald Basile, A.O.S., LMT (NY)
Western Technique - Adjunct
Associate in Occupational Studies (Massage Therapy), New York College for Wholistic Health Education and Research; Certification, Trigger Point Therapy, Sports Massage; First Aid/CPR Certified, American Red Cross; Member, American Massage Therapy Association; Licensed Massage Therapist, New York State.

Jason Beickert, A.O.S., LMT (NY)
Asian Technique - Adjunct

Associate in Occupational Studies (Massage Therapy), New York College of Health Professions; Licensed Massage Therapist, New York State.

Francesca Biryukov B.P.S./M.S., A.O.S., L.Ac. (NY), LMT (NY)
Diplomate Acupuncture and Chinese Herbology (NCCAOM)
Acupuncture – Adjunct
Master of Science (Acupuncture), Bachelor of Professional Studies (Health Science), Tri-State College of Acupuncture; Associate in Occupational Studies (Massage Therapy) The Swedish Institute; Academic Dean of Acupuncture Program and Clinical Director of Acupuncture Program, Swedish Institute College of Health Sciences; Recipient of President’s Volunteer Service Award in 2004; Licensed Acupuncturist and Massage Therapist, New York State.

Joyce D. Boffert, D.C., B.S.
Health Science - Adjunct
Doctor of Chiropractic, New York Chiropractic College; Bachelor of Science, SUNY; adjunct teaching positions at New York Chiropractic College, Dowling College, Nassau Community College, Queensborough Community College and Hofstra University; Certified Holistic Health Practitioner, Certified in Acupuncture (FL), Certified Naturopathic Physician, Certified Addictions Professional; Member National Board of Chiropractic Examiners, New York State Chiropractic Association, American Association of Naturopathic Physicians, American Association of Drugless Practitioners; Licensed Chiropractor, New York State, Connecticut, Pennsylvania, Florida and Arizona.

Melissa Brathwaite, D. Min., M.A., B.B.A.
Physical Arts – Adjunct
Doctor of Ministry, United Theological Seminary, Dayton, OH; Master of Arts (Religious Studies), Bachelor of Business Administration (Management), Howard University, Washington, D.C.; Aerobic Instructor, Fitness Consultant, Weight Training Instructor; Personal Fitness Coordinator/Personal Trainer, YMCA, Brooklyn.

Leonore Briones, A.O.S., LMT (NY)
Western Technique - Adjunct
Associate in Occupational Studies (Massage Therapy), Swedish Institute College of Health Sciences; Instructor of Palpation, Shiatsu and Reflexology, Swedish Institute; Massage Therapist at Maimonides Medical Center, Lutheran Medical Center, Fashion Institute of Technology; Certified Reflexologist; Member, National Certification Board for Therapeutic Massage and Bodywork, American Massage Therapy Association; Licensed Massage Therapist, New York State.

Martin Brownstein, B.A., A.O.S., LMT (NY)
Asian Technique, Oriental Science, Western Technique - Adjunct
Bachelor of Arts (Philosophy), CCNY; Associate in Occupational Studies (Massage Therapy), New York College of Health Professions; National Certification in Therapeutic Massage and Bodywork, NCBTMB; Licensed Massage Therapist, New York State.

David Carter, M.S., M.F.A., LMT (NY)
Asian Technique, Swedish Technique, Physical Arts – Adjunct
Master of Science (Education and Technology), C.W. Post, LIU; Master of Fine Arts (Art and Art History), C.W. Post, LIU; Diploma, Massage Therapy, Florida Therapeutic Massage School; NYS Massage Requirement, Connecticut Center for Massage Therapy; Certified in Shiatsu Teacher Training and Facial Techniques, Polarity Therapy, Reflexology, Pilates Instruction, Aromatherapy, Reiki Master, Yoga Teacher Training; National Education and Training Manager, Institut Esthederm; Corporate Trainer, Massage Therapy, Massage Envy; Spa Director, Viana Hotel and Spa, La Playa Beach and Golf Resort; Adjunct Faculty, Nassau Community College; Licensed Massage Therapist, New York State

Timothy Chan, M.S., B.A. L.Ac. (NY)
Physical Arts – Adjunct
Master of Science (Acupuncture), Tri-State College of Acupuncture; Bachelor of Arts (Sociology), SUNY Stonybrook; Extensive Study of Zheng Gu Tui Na for injuries; Extensive Study of Qi Gong; Instructor of Wing Chun Kung Fu and Hung Gar Kung Fu. 

Robert Chapman, D.C., B.S.
Health Science - Adjunct

Doctor of Chiropractic, New York Chiropractic College; Bachelor of Science, New York University; Chiropractic Sports Physician Certification Program; Diplomate Program in Chiropractic Orthopedics; Licensed Chiropractor, New York State.

Decheng Chen, Ph.D. (People's Republic of China), M.S., B.S., L.Ac. (NY)
Acupuncture - Adjunct
Ph.D. (Acupuncture Medicine), Nanjing University of Traditional Chinese Medicine, China; M.S. (Acupuncture), B.S. (Chinese Medicine), Changchun College of Traditional Chinese Medicine, China; Clinical Practice, Daliyaji Central Hospital, Russia; Faculty, Clinical Practice and Director of Research Dept., Institute of Acupuncture and Massage, Academy of TCM and Materia Medica, China; Faculty and Clinical Practice, Pyramids Hospital, Egypt; Institute of Acupuncture and Moxibustion of China Academy of TCM, China; Pure Chinese Medical Center, Dubai, UAE, and Florida Institute of TCM; License Acupuncturist, New York State.

Mei-Hua Chen, B.P.S./M.S.-OM, M.P.H., M.S., B.S., R.D., C.D.N., D.N.S.D.,
C.D.E., C.S.P.
Health Science, Oriental Science - Adjunct
Master of Science (Oriental Medicine), Bachelor of Professional Studies (Health Science), New York College of Health Professions; Master in Public Health (Environmental Health Sciences), Columbia University, Mailman School of Public Health; M.S. (Human Nutrition), Columbia University, College of Physicians and Surgeons, Institute of Human Nutrition; Bachelor of Science (Food and Nutrition), Chinese Cultural University; New York State Certified Nutritionist-Dietician (CN-D); American Dietetic Association, Registered Dietician (R.D.); American Society for Parenteral and Enteral Nutrition, Certified Nutrition Support Dietician (C.N.S.D.); American Association of Diabetes Educators, Certified Diabetes Educators (C.D.E.); American Dietetic Association, Board Certified as Specialist in Pediatric Nutrition (C.S.P.); Louisiana State Nurses Association, Certified as Infusion Specialist.

Carlos M. Chiesa, B.A., A.O.S., LMT (NY)
Western Technique - Adjunct
Bachelor of Arts (English Literature), Georgia State University; Associate in Occupational Studies (Massage Therapy), Swedish Institute; Certified in Basic and Intermediate Thai Massage, International Training Massage School, Inc.; Certified in Alatriste Method of Manual Lymphatic Drainage and Lymphederma Therapy and Sports Massage Level I; Licensed Massage Therapist, New York State.

MaryAnn Chirichella, B.S., A.S., LMT (NY)
Western Technique - Adjunct

Bachelor of Science (Interdisciplinary Studies in Holistic Health), State University of New York Empire State College; Associate in Science – Summa Cum Laude, Nassau Community College, NY; Massage Therapy Diploma, Swedish Institute of Massage, NY; Member, American Massage Therapy Association; Member, American Reflexology Certification Board; Member, Nassau Association for Continuing Community Education; Nationally Certified Reflexologist, Member, American Reflexology Certification Board; Certified Chi Kung Practitioner; Trained Tai Chi Instructor; Reiki – Levels I, II and Master/Teacher Certification; Licensed Massage Therapist, New York State.

Robin Choi, B.P.S./M.S., L.Ac. (NY)
Diplomate Acupuncture & Chinese Herbology (NCCAOM)
Chinese Herbology, Management, Oriental Science - Adjunct

Master of Science (Oriental Medicine), Bachelor of Professional Studies (Health Science), New York College of Health Professions; Licensed Acupuncturist, New York State.

Anthony Chun, B.P.S./M.S., B.S., A.O.S., L.Ac. (NY), LMT (NY)
Asian and Western Technique – Adjunct
Master of Science (Acupuncture), Bachelor of Professional Studies (Health Science), The Swedish Institute; Bachelor of Science Business Administration), University of Santo Thomas, Philippines; Associate in Occupational Studies (Massage Therapy), The Swedish Institute; Certificate Naprapathy, Hua Qiao University, China; Licensed Acupuncturist and Massage Therapist, New York State.

Deena Collins, A.O.S., A.S., CYI, LMT (NY)
Physical Arts - Adjunct
Associate in Occupational Studies (Massage Therapy), Certified Yoga Instructor, New York College of Health Professions; Associate of Science (Textile Design), Fashion Institute of Technology; Teacher of Stress Management classes for local business and associations; Teacher of Meditation and Relaxation Techniques; Licensed Massage Therapist, New York State.

Denise Collins, A.O.S., LMT (NY)
Asian Technique - Adjunct
Associate in Occupational Studies (Massage Therapy), New York College of Health Professions; Licensed Massage Therapist, New York State.

Thomas D'Amico, A.O.S., LMT (NY)
Physical Arts - Adjunct

Associate in Occupational Studies (Massage Therapy), New York College of Health Professions; Graduate of New York City Police Academy; 8th Level Sr. Instructor of Fut Sao Wing Chun; 4th Dan Chi Kuen Do; 4th Dan Okinawan Goju Ryu; 2nd Dan USA Goju Ryu; Professional full contact karate fighter and kick boxer: Licensed Massage Therapist, New York State. 

Eric Demry, B.P.S./M.S., B.S., L.Ac. (NY), LMT (NY)
Western Technique – Adjunct

Master of Science (Acupuncture), Bachelor of Professional Studies (Health Science), Swedish Institute College of Health Science; Bachelor of Science (Interdisciplinary Studies in Traditional Eastern and Western Health Practices), Empire State College SUNY; instructor of Swedish massage, clinical strategies, Administrator, Swedish Institute College; acupuncture instructor, Pacific College of Oriental Medicine; Acupuncturist for Women in Need Substance Abuse and Preventative services and Village Care of New York; Licensed Acupuncturist and Massage Therapist, New York State.

Lisa M. DeVine, B.S., CYI
Physical Arts - Adjunct

Bachelor of Science (Marketing), C.W. Post Long Island University; Certified Yoga Instructor, New York College of Health Professions.

Peter C. Doyle, B.P.S./M.S., B.A., Certified Acupuncturist (PA), L.Ac. (NY & NJ)
Acupuncture, Asian Technique, Chinese Herbology, Oriental Science - Adjunct
Bachelor of Professional Studies/ Master of Science (Acupuncture), Post Graduate Institute (Chinese Herbology), Tristate College of Acupuncture; Bachelor of Arts, Hunter College; Clinical Supervisor/Instructor, Swedish Institute Acupuncture program; Acupuncture Supervisor Center for Community Alternatives, Bridge Back to Life-Intensive Outpatient, Freedom Institute-Intensive Outpatient; Member National Acupuncture Detoxification Association, Acupuncture Society of New York (member of Legislative Committee), Shoinyu USA; Pennsylvania State Certified Acupuncturist; Licensed Acupuncturist, New Jersey and New York State.

Svitlana Dzyubak, Ph.D. (Ukraine), B.S.
Health Science – Adjunct

Kharkov, Ukraine; Bachelor of Science (Pharmacy), National University of Pharmacy, Kharkov, Ukraine; Instructor of Chemistry, Rochester Community College and Technical College, MN; Pharmacy Technician, Good Samaritan Health Clinic of Salvation Army, Rochester, MN; Researcher, State Scientific Center for Drugs, Kharkov, Ukraine and National University of Pharmacy, Kharkov, Ukraine.

Holly Emmanuel, M.A., B.S.
Health Science – Adjunct
Master of Arts (Kinesiology), University of Connecticut; Bachelor of Science (Kinesiology), The Pennsylvania State University; Exercise Physiologist, L.E.A.R.N. and Age Focus; Teaching Assistant and Research Fellow, University of Connecticut; Teaching Assistant, Research Fellow, EMT, The Pennsylvania State University; Certified Athletic Trainer.

Jason M. Ferro, A.O.S., LMT (NY)
Management, Western Technique - Adjunct
Associate in Occupational Studies (Massage Therapy), New York College of Health Professions; Certified Reiki Practitioner; Licensed Massage Therapist, New York State.

Lauren Fine, A.O.S., LMT (NY)
Western Technique - Adjunct
Associate in Occupational Studies (Massage Therapy), New York College of Health Professions; Licensed Massage Therapist, New York State.

Marcia Fishkin, B.P.S./M.S. OM, M.S. Family Nursing, M.S. Economics, B.S., A.O.S., C.N.S., C.N.A.T., RN, LMT (NY)
Holistic Nursing - Adjunct

Master of Science (Oriental Medicine), Bachelor of Professional Studies (Health Science), New York College of Health Professions; Master of Science (Family Health Nursing), Clinical Nurse Specialist, Mercy College, NY; Master of Science (Economics), Universidad Central Del Ecuador; Bachelor of Science, Nursing, College of New Rochelle, NY; Associate in Occupational Studies (Massage Therapy), New York College of Health Professions; Certified Nurse Amma Therapist, New York College of Health Professions, NY; Holistic Nurse Practitioner with Wholistic Nurse Practitioner Associates, NY; Registered Nurse and Licensed Massage Therapist, New York State. 

Brigid Frisella, M.S.W., B.A., A.O.S., LMSW (NY), LMT (NY)
Western Technique – Adjunct
Master of Social Work, Adelphi University; Bachelor of Arts (Speech Pathology and Audiology), Iona College; Associate in Occupational Studies (Massage Therapy), New York College of Health Professions; Sexual Assault Counselor, Nassau County Coalition Against Domestic Violence; Intake Coordinator, Student Counseling Center, Adelphi University; Medical Massage Therapist; Licensed Master Social Worker and Massage Therapist, New York State.

Xu Ping Fu, M.B./B.S., (People's Republic of China), M.A., M.S., L.Ac. (NY, CA)
Diplomate Acupuncture (NCCAOM)
Acupuncture - Adjunct

Bachelor of Arts (English Literature), Chongqing Teachers College, People's Republic of China; Master of Arts (Sociology), New York University; Master of Science (Traditional Chinese Medicine), Academy of Chinese Culture and Health Science, Oakland, CA; Licensed Acupuncturist, New York State and California.

Farooq Ghouri, MBBS (Doctor of Medicine - Pakistan), M.P.H.
Health Science - Adjunct
MBBS, Doctor of Medicine, Dow Medical College, University of Karachi, Pakistan; Master of Public Health, Department of Biostatistics and Epidemiology, University of Oklahoma; Advanced Epidemiologist, Kansas Dept. of Health and Environment; Research Associate/ Epidemiologist, University of Southern Maine/Maine Center for Disease Control and Prevention; Physician Volunteer Assistant in Clinical Trial, Detroit Medical Center, Wayne State University; Adjunct Faculty, Highland Community College, KS, Kaplan University, ME, University of Southern Maine.

Marc Greenstein, A.O.S., LMT (NY)
Asian Technique, Western Technique - Adjunct
Associate in Occupational Studies (Massage Therapy), New York College of Health Professions; Certified in Usui Shiki Ryoho Reiki Method of Natural Healing; Member, Acupuncture Society of New York, Associated Body Work and Massage Professionals, Licensed Massage Therapist, New York State.

Eoin Gregory, D.C., B.A.
Health Science, Management - Adjunct
Doctor of Chiropractic, New York Chiropractic College; Bachelor of Arts (Psychology), California State University; Licensed Chiropractor, New York State and Pennsylvania.

Mark Gresser, D.P.M., B.S., B.A
Health Science - Adjunct
Doctor of Podiatric Medicine, New York College of Podiatric Medicine; Bachelor of Science (Biology), State University of New York at Stony Brook; Bachelor of Art (Psychology), State University of New York at Stony Brook; Licensed Podiatrist, New York State. 

Nathalie Guillaume, DAOM, M.S., B.A., L. Ac. (NY)
Acupuncture, Oriental Science - Adjunct
Doctorate in Acupuncture and Oriental Medicine, Bastyr University, WA.; Master in Traditional Chinese Medicine, Atlantic Institute of Oriental Medicine, FL; Bachelor of Arts (Biology, Modern Languages), University of Miami, FL; Clinical Fellow, Department of Integrative Medicine, Beth Israel Medical Center, NY; Internship with advanced practicum in cancer care, Sichuan Integrative Eastern and Western Medicine Hospital, Chengdu, China; Internship in herbal training for pain management, Long Hua Traditional Chinese Medicine Hospital, Shanghai, China; Internship at Chronic Pain Clinic, Bastyr Center for natural health, WA; Acupuncture physician, Pambo Medical Rehabilitation Center, Bronx, NY and Physical Therapy Associates of Queens, NY; Medical Qigong Teacher Certification; Pain Management and Aesthetics Physiological Regulating Medicine Certification; Member, Acupuncturists Without Borders and Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder Disaster Relief Certification; Licensed Acupuncturist, New York State.

Lawrence Howard, M.S., B.A., L.Ac. (NY)
Diplomate Acupuncture (NCCAOM)
Acupuncture - Adjunct
Master of Science (Acupuncture), Pacific College of Oriental Medicine; Bachelor of Arts (Experimental Psychology and Studio Art), Brooklyn College; Originator and teacher of "Energetic Acupuncture" an integration of Qi Gong and Traditional Chinese Acupuncture; Subject Matter Expert for Acupuncture for NCCAOM Exam Development Committee; Licensed Acupuncturist, New York State. 

Patricia Huber, A.O.S., LMT (NY)
Asian Technique, Western Technique - Adjunct

Associate in Occupational Studies (Massage Therapy), New York College of Health Professions; Certified Reflexologist, Licensed Massage Therapist, New York State.

Erin Hurme, M.S., A.O.S., LMT (NY, TN)
Diplomate Oriental Medicine (NCCAOM), L.Ac. (NY, TN)
Acupuncture - Adjunct
Associate in Occupational Studies (Massage Therapy), New York College of Health Professions, NY; Master of Science of Traditional Oriental Medicine, Pacific College of Oriental Medicine, San Diego, CA; Member of: NCBTMB, American Acupuncture Council, American Massage Therapy Association, American College of Sports Medicine; Licensed Massage Therapist, New York State and Tennessee; Licensed Acupuncturist, New York State and Tennessee.

Chun Yu Jin, M.D. (People’s Republic of China)
Diplomate Acupuncture (NCCAOM), L.Ac. (NY)
Acupuncture - Adjunct
MD in Traditional Chinese Medicine, HeiLongJiang University of TCM, People’s Republic of China; Research in Paralysis Treatment using Acupuncture, 2005, HeiLongJiang University, China; Member, AAAOM; Licensed Acupuncturist, New York State.

Armeisha D. Jones, D.C., B.A.
Health Science – Adjunct
Doctor of Chiropractic, University of Bridgeport College of Chiropractic; Bachelor of Arts (English), Adelphi University; Middle School Teacher English, ESL and Reading, New York City Department of Education; Licensed Chiropractor, New York State. 

Michael L. Kahn, M.S., B.A., L.Ac. (NY)
Chinese Herbology, Oriental Science – Adjunct
Master of Science (Traditional Chinese Medicine), Pacific College of Oriental Medicine; Bachelor of Arts (Comparative Literature), Hofstra University; Licensed Acupuncturist, New York State.

Carl Chul-Hoi Kim, B.P.S./M.S., L.Ac. (NY)
Acupuncture - Adjunct

Master of Science (Oriental Medicine), Bachelor of Professional Studies (Health Science), New York College of Health Professions; Licensed Acupuncturist, New York State.

Michael Kim, B.P.S./M.S.
Chinese Herbology - Adjunct
Master of Science (Oriental Medicine), Bachelor of Professional Studies (Health Science), New York College of Health Professions.

Jerelyn Kirby, B.P.S./M.S., B.S., A.O.S., LMT (NY), C.A.T, L.Ac. (NY)
Asian Technique, Oriental Science - Adjunct
Master of Science (Acupuncture), Bachelor of Professional Studies (Advanced Amma Therapy), New York College of Health Professions; Bachelor of Science, Adelphi University; Associate in Occupational Studies (Massage Therapy), New York College of Health Professions; Certified in Pregnancy Massage; Postgraduate studies in Cancer Massage; Licensed Massage Therapist and Licensed Acupuncturist, New York State. 

Ron Kornfeld, M.A., B.A., LMT (NY)
Asian Technique, Oriental Science, Western Technique – Adjunct

Master of Arts (Eastern Religions), Temple University; Bachelor of Arts (Psychology), Vassar College; Pennsylvania Institute of Massage Therapy; International School of Shiatsu; Adjunct Instructor Queensborough Community College, Pennsylvania Institute of Massage Therapy, Temple University Graduate Teaching Fellow; Licensed Massage Therapist, New York State.

Pavlina Kose, A.O.S., LMT (NY)
Physical Arts - Adjunct
Associate in Occupational Studies (Massage Therapy), New York College of Health Professions; Certified Hatha Yoga Instructor; Licensed Massage Therapist, New York State.

Maureen Larkin, B.P.S./M.S., B.S., L.Ac. (NY)
Diplomate Acupuncture & Chinese Herbology (NCCAOM)
Acupuncture, Management, Oriental Science – Adjunct

Master of Science (Oriental Medicine), Bachelor of Professional Studies (Health Science), Pacific College of Oriental Medicine; Bachelor of Science (Business and Management), SUNY Old Westbury; Co-author – Clinical Application of Ru Yi Jin Huang San to Treat Dermatological Cases, American Journal of Traditional Chinese Medicine; Advanced Constitutional Facial Acupuncture; Licensed Acupuncturist, New York State.

Charles Lee, B.P.S., A.O.S., LMT (NY)
Asian Technique, Western Technique - Adjunct

Bachelor of Professional Studies (Advanced Amma Therapy), New York College of Health Professions; Associate in Occupational Studies (Massage Therapy), New York College of Health Professions; Member, International Massage Association, Amma Therapy Organization; Licensed Massage Therapist, New York State.

Elcie Leon, MD (Santa Domingo)
Oriental Science - Adjunct

Doctorate of Medicine, Autonomy Universidad of Santa Domingo; Pre-Medicine, State University of Haiti; Genetic Disease Research, University of Marseilles, France; Health Science Instructor, Autonomy University (UASD); Clinical Instructor, Caribbean Training Center.

Scott Leslie, D.C., B.S.
Health Science - Adjunct
Doctor of Chiropractic, New York Chiropractic College; Bachelor of Science (Exercise Physiology/Athletic Training), West Virginia University; Licensed Chiropractor, New York State.

Helen Lind, B.S., A.O.S., LMT (NY)
Western Technique - Adjunct
Bachelor of Science (Psychology), University of London, Bedford College, School of Psychology, London, UK; Associate in Occupational Studies (Massage Therapy), New York College of Health Professions; Reiki Master Teacher; Certified Infant Massage Instructor; Practicing Massage Therapist and Reiki practitioner; Treasurer and Working Board Member, Save the Children, Long Island Council; Licensed Massage Therapist, New York State. 

Richard Lindeno, D.C., B.S., C.C.S.P.
Health Science - Adjunct
Doctorate of Chiropractic, New York Chiropractic College; Bachelor of Science, SUNY Albany; Certified Chiropractic Sports Physician, New York Chiropractic College; Guest Speaker and author of “The Amazing Body and How It Works” for elementary school; Licensed Chiropractor, New York State.

Daniel Litwin, A.O.S., LMT (NY)
Asian Technique, Health Science, Oriental Science – Adjunct
Associate in Occupational Studies (Massage Therapy), New York College of Health Professions; Licensed Massage Therapist, New York State.

Kelly Lizewski, D.C., B.S., LMT (CA), C.P.T.
Health Science, Oriental Science, Western Technique - Adjunct
Doctor of Chiropractic, New York Chiropractic College; Bachelor of Science, New York Institute of Technology; Certified Personal Trainer, International Sports Science Association; Licensed Massage Therapist/Health Educator, National Holistic Institute, CA; Licensed Chiropractor, New York State.

Natalie Lugo, A.O.S., LMT (NY)
Western Technique - Adjunct
Associate in Occupational Studies (Massage Therapy), New York College of Health Professions; Licensed Massage Therapist, New York State.

William McCaffrey, A.O.S., LMT (NY)
Asian Technique, Western Technique - Adjunct

Associate in Occupational Studies (Massage Therapy), New York College of Health Professions, Postgraduate education in Reflexology and Deep Tissue Massage; Licensed Massage Therapist, New York State.

Ann McDermott-Kave, M.B.A., B.A.
Physical Arts
Masters in Business Administration, Adelphi University; Bachelor of Arts (Speech Communication), Ithaca College; Teacher Training, Iyengar Yoga Certification; Former Board Member and Executive Director, Iyengar Yoga Association of Greater New York; Member, Iyengar Yoga National Association of the United States, Long Island Yoga Association; Teacher, Body and Soul Fitness and Yoga Center.

Thomas J. McLaughlin, D.C., B.P.S./M.S., A.A.S., L.Ac. (NY)
Diplomate Acupuncture (NCCAOM)
Health Science - Adjunct
Doctor of Chiropractic, University of Bridgeport College of Chiropractic; Master of Science (Oriental Medicine), Bachelor of Professional Studies (Health Science), New York College of Health Professions; Associate Degree (Applied and Natural Sciences), LaGuardia Community College; Board Certified National Board of Chiropractic Examiners, Board of Physiotherapy; Licensed Chiropractor and Acupuncturist, New York State.

Donna Madison, A.O.S., LMT (NY)
Asian Technique, Management, Western Technique - Adjunct
Associate in Occupational Studies (Massage Therapy), New York College of Health Professions; Certification in Palliative Care for the Terminally Ill, Mt. Sinai Hospital, NY; Certified Personal Trainer; Licensed Massage Therapist, New York State.

Gerard Maggio, B.P.S./M.S., B.A., A.O.S., L.Ac. (NY), LMT (NY)
Oriental Science – Adjunct
Master of Science (Acupuncture), Bachelor of Professional Studies (Health Science), New York College of Health Professions; Bachelor of Arts (Economics), SUNY Cortland; Associate in Occupational Studies (Massage Therapy), New York College of Health Professions; Licensed Acupuncturist and Massage Therapist, New York State. 

Dalia Maltese, A.O.S., LMT (NY)
Asian Technique, Western Technique – Adjunct
Associate in Occupational Studies (Massage Therapy), New York College of Health Professions; Licensed Massage Therapist, New York State.

James Marino, MD, B.S.
Health Science - Adjunct

Doctorate in Medicine, SUNY Downstate Medical Center; Resident in Diagnostic Radiology, NYU Medical Center; Bachelor of Science (Biology), St. John's University; Diplomate in Intermediate Italian, University for Foreigners, Italy; Professor Downstate Medical College, St. Vincent's Midtown Hospital; Adjunct Professor, Mildred-Elley; Licensed Medical Doctor, New York State.

Leonora Melillo, A.O.S., LMT (NY)
Asian Technique, Western Technique - Adjunct

Associate in Occupational Studies (Massage Therapy), New York College of Health Professions; Licensed Massage Therapist, New York State.

Anthony Messina, A.O.S., LMT (NY)
Western Technique - Adjunct
Associate in Occupational Studies (Massage Therapy), New York College of Health Professions; Trigger Point Training; Licensed Massage Therapist, New York State.

Thomas Miller, A.O.S., LMT (NY)
Asian Technique, Western Technique - Adjunct

Associate in Occupational Studies (Massage Therapy), New York College for Wholistic Health, Education, and Research; Member, American Massage Therapy Association, Northeast Organic Farming Association, and United States Coast Guard Auxiliary; Licensed Massage Therapist, New York State.

Christopher Miranda, A.O.S., LMY (NY)
Oriental Science - Adjunct
Associate in Occupational Studies (Massage Therapy), New York College of Health Professions; Licensed Massage Therapist, New York State

Laura Morello, A.O.S., LMT (NY)
Management, Oriental Science, Western Technique – Adjunct

Associate in Occupational Studies, The Swedish Institute; Certified Infant Massage Instructor; Reiki 3rd Degree; Licensed Massage Therapist, New York State.

Kathleen Mulcahy, A.O.S., A.A.S., LMT (NY)
Asian Technique, Western Technique - Adjunct
Associate in Occupational Studies (Massage Therapy), New York College of Health Professions; Associate in Applied Science (Fashion Purchasing and Merchandising), Nassau Community College; Member International Massage Association; Licensed Massage Therapist, New York State.

Hanako Nakamura, B.A., A.O.S., A.A.S., LMT (NY)
Asian Technique, Western Technique – Adjunct
Bachelor of Arts (International Business), Sacred Heart University, CT: Associate of Occupational Studies (Massage Therapy), Swedish Institute; Associate of Arts, College of Siskiyou, CA; Holistic Health Counselor, Institute for Integrative Nutrition, NY; Esthetician, Westchester School of Beauty Culture; Aromatherapy Certification, American Institute Aromatherapy & Herbal Study; Certified Reflexologist; Universal Reflexology, NY; Color Therapy Practitioner, Institute of Sound, Color and Essence, NY

Margaret Natal-Cheverino, B.P.S./M.S., A.O.S., LMT (NY)
Western Technique - Adjunct
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.

Nyota Nayo
Physical Arts - Adjunct
Certification in Hatha Yoga, Integral Yoga Institute; Core Vinyasa training with Sadie Nardini; teaches Hatha Yoga, Pre Natal and Post Natal Yoga, Core Vinysas; Member, Yoga Alliance, Integral Yoga Institute, International Association of Black Yoga Teachers.

Serge Nerli, D.C., M.S.
Health Science - Adjunct
Doctor of Chiropractic, New York Chiropractic College; Master of Science (Human Nutrition), University of Bridgeport; Diplomate of American Chiropractic Board of Sports Physicians; Adjunct Faculty, New York Chiropractic College, Queens College; Licensed Chiropractor, New York State and Florida.

Rasheem Northington, Ph.D., M.Ed., B.A.
Physical Arts - Adjunct
Ph.D. (Chemistry), Masters in Secondary Education (Chemistry), Hunter College, NY; Master in Chemistry, Brooklyn College; Bachelor of Arts (Bio-Chemistry), Hunter College, NY; Instructor, Biochemistry and Physical Sciences, Helen Fuld School of Nursing, BSN program, NY; Adjunct instructor, Chemistry and Physical Sciences, Kingsborough Community College; Adjunct instructor, Mathematics and Environmental Sciences, Sanford Brown, NY; Certified in Taoist Tai Chi Kung, Sifu level 6 and as an Energy Facilitator Teacher from the Taoist System of Living Arts; Member, Louis Stokes Alliance for Minority Participation in Science, Mathematics, Engineering and Technology (LSAMP) and The American Chemical Society.

Tara O'Rourke, B.S., A.O.S., LMT (NY)
Health Science. Western Technique - Adjunct
Bachelor of Science in Professional and Liberal Studies, Dowling College; Associate in Occupational Studies (Massage Therapy), New York College of Health Professions; Licensed Massage Therapist, New York State. 

Christine Panettieri, A.O.S., LMT (NY)
Western Technique - Adjunct

Associate in Occupational Studies (Massage Therapy), New York College of Health Professions; Licensed Massage Therapist, New York State.

Nicolas Pauyo, M.D. (Mexico), B.S.
Health Science – Adjunct

Doctor of Medicine, Universidad del Noreste, Tampico, Tamaulipas, Mexico; bachelor of Science (Biology), Kingsborough College (CUNY); Internship Milton Community Hospital, Detroit, Wards Island Psychiatric Hospital, New York City, Seguro Social Health Center, Mexico; Instructor of Nursing, Milton Community Hospital; Rehab Specialist (Psych Assistant) for State of Florida Department of Health and Rehabilitative Services; Practice in Tropical medicine and Family Practice, Community Prevention, HIV/AIDS Prevention, Port-au-Prince and Croix des Bouquets, Haiti; Nursing Lab Instructor, Essex County College, NJ.

Brandis Peeples, D.C., B.S.
Health Science – Adjunct

Doctor of Chiropractic, Sherman College of Straight Chiropractic, S.C.; Bachelor of Science (Biology), Xavier University of Louisiana; Licensed Chiropractor, New York State.

Mark Petruzzi, B.P.S./M.S., A.O.S., LMT (NY), L.Ac. (NY)
Acupuncture, Health Science - Adjunct

Master of Science (Acupuncture), Bachelor of Professional Studies (Health Sciences), New York College of Health Professions; Associate in Occupational Studies (Massage Therapy), New York College for Wholistic Health Education and Research; Member, New York Society of Medical Massage Therapists, Licensed Massage Therapist and Licensed Acupuncturist, New York State.

James Prego, N.D., B.S.
Health Science – Adjunct
Doctor of Naturopathic Medicine, Bastyr University, WA; Bachelor of Science (Biology), SUNY Stonybrook; Adjunct Instructor Molloy College and Touro College; EMT; Naturalist, Nassau BOCES Outdoor Education Department; Teacher and Site Director, The Princeton Review.

Donna M. Protter, B.S., A.O.S., R.T., LMT (NY)
Western Technique - Adjunct

Bachelor of Science (Therapeutic Recreation), St. Joseph's College; Associate in Occupational Studies (Massage Therapy), New York College of Health Professions; Certified Therapeutic Recreation Specialist, South Oaks Hospital; Teacher's Assistant, Elementary and Middle School; Licensed Massage Therapist, New York State.

Andrew F. Pyo, M.S., M.S., B.S.
Diplomate Acupuncture (NCCAOM)
Acupuncture, Oriental Science - Adjunct

Master of Science (Acupuncture), New York College of Traditional Chinese Medicine; Master of Science (Church Music), Golden Gate Southern Baptist Seminary; Bachelor of Science (Applied Mathematics), Polytechnic University; Licensed Acupuncturist, New York State.

W. Brent Reynolds, D.C., D.A.C.N.B., B.S.
Health Science - Adjunct

Doctor of Chiropractic, Parker College of Chiropractic; Bachelor of Science (Physical Therapy), Northeast Louisiana University; Board Certified Chiropractic Neurologist; Founder, Comedy for a Cause, Guest Speaker on Preventative Health; Licensed Chiropractor, New York State.

Mary Beth Riley, B.P.S., A.A.S., RN, C.N.A.T.
Holistic Nursing - Adjunct

Bachelor of Professional Studies (Advanced Amma Therapy), New York College for Wholistic Health Education and Research; Associate in Applied Science (Nursing), Suffolk Community College, NY; Certified Nurse Amma Therapist, New York College of Health Professions; Registered Nurse, New York State.

Milard Roper, M.S., A.O.S., L.Ac. (NY), LMT (NY)
Diplomate in Chinese Herbology (NCCAOM)
Acupuncture, Asian Technique - Adjunct
Master of Science(Acupuncture), Southwest Acupuncture College, Boulder, CO: Associate in Occupational Studies (Massage Therapy), New York College of Wholistic Health, Education and Research; Forest Yoga Teacher Training; Advanced AMMA Therapist; Forest Yoga Instructor; Licensed Acupuncturist and Massage Therapist, New York State.

Meagan Santiago, A.O.S., LMT (NY)
Physical Arts - Adjunct

Associate in Occupational Studies (Massage Therapy), New York College of Health Professions; Certified Hatha Yoga Instructor; Licensed Massage Therapist, New York State.

Stephanie A. Schara, B.A., A.O.S., LMT (NY)
Physical Arts - Adjunct
Bachelor of Arts (Anthropology, Biology and Evolutionary Studies); SUNY at New Paltz; Associate in Occupational Studies (Massage Therapy), New York College of Health Professions; Research Coordinator, Archeology site in Peru, Tropical Ecology in Amazon Jungle in Brazil, SUNY at New Paltz; Certified Yoga Instructor; Licensed Massage Therapist, New York State.

Cameron H. Simons, B.A.
Physical Arts - Adjunct
Bachelor of Arts (History), Hampton University; Certified T’ai Chi Instructor; Certified Reiki Instructor.

Anne Stevens, M.A., B.A., A.O.S., LMT (NY)
Asian Technique, Oriental Science, Western Technique - Adjunct
Master of Arts in TESOL (The Teaching of English to Speakers of Other Languages); SUNY, Stony Brook; Bachelor of Arts (French), SUNY, Albany; Associate in Occupational Studies (Massage Therapy), New York College of Health Professions; Licensed Massage Therapist, New York State.

Zhenjiang Sun, B.P.S./M.S., B.A., L.Ac. (NY)
Acupuncture - Adjunct
Master of Science (Acupuncture), Bachelors of Professional Studies (Health Science), New York College of Health Professions; Bachelors of Science (Medicine), Xinjiang Medical College, Xinjiang, People's Republic of China; Licensed Acupuncturist, New York State.

Michael Szap, Pharm.D., M.S., B.S.
Health Science - Adjunct
Doctor of Pharmacy, Broadmore University College of Pharmacy; Master of Science (Biochemistry-Education), Long Island University; Bachelor of Science (Biology, Pharmacology), Long Island University; Graduate Diploma in Pharmacy Administration, North Carolina College of Pharmacy and Allied Sciences.

Maria Tancredi, A.O.S., LMT (NY)
Oriental Science - Adjunct
Associate in Occupational Studies (Massage Therapy), New York College of Health Professions; Licensed Massage Therapist, New York State.

Eileen Torres, M.S., B.A., A.O.S., LMT (NY), CPT, CES
Western Technique – Adjunct
Master of Science (Management), Mercy College; Bachelor of Arts (Management), Baruch College; Associate in Occupational Studies (Massage Therapy), The Swedish Institute; Certified Personal Trainer, Certified Corrective Exercise Specialist; Certified by National Certification Board for Therapeutic Massage & Bodywork; Licensed Massage Therapist, New York State.

Karen S. Vaughan, M.S., M.S., B.A., L.Ac. (NY)
Diplomate Acupuncture (NCCAOM)
Acupuncture, Oriental Science – Adjunct
Master of Science (Acupuncture), Pacific College of Oriental Medicine; Master of Science, The Pratt Institute, NY; Bachelor of Arts, University of Washington, WA; Graduate David Winston School of Herbal Healing; Registered Herbalist, American Herbalists Guild; Certified in Auricular Therapy for Addiction, Green Medicine, Aromatherapy; Reiki Master, Global Reiki Masters Association; Clinical Supervisor, Acupuncture, Swedish Institute; Faculty of Chinese Medicine, David Winston School of Herbal Healing; Member, Acupuncture Society of New York; Licensed Acupuncturist, New York State. 

Dion Visconti, D.C., B.A.
Health Science - Adjunct
Doctor of Chiropractic, Life University School of Chiropractic; Bachelor of Arts (Biology), State University of New York at Old Westbury; Licensed Chiropractor, State of New York.

James Vitale, B.P.S./M.S., B.S., L.Ac. (NY)
Acupuncture – Adjunct
Master of Science (Acupuncture), Bachelors of Professional Studies (Health Science), New York College of Health Professions; Bachelor of Science (Business/Public Management), State University of New York, Institute of technology, Utica, NY; Licensed Acupuncturist, State of New York

Qing Wang, Ph.D., M.S., B.S.
Health Science - Adjunct
Ph.D. (Chemistry), Polish Academy of Sciences, Poland; Master of Science, Beijing Medical University, China; Bachelor of Science (Science), Institute of Chemical Defense, China; Adjunct Faculty, New York Institute of technology and Suffolk Community College; Research Chemist, The Rogosin Institute; Synthetic Chemist, Teva Pharmaceutical; Senior Scientist/Mgr. TERAJU Industrial; Research Fellow Auburn University, Chiba Institute of Technology, China. 

George Weintraub, D.P.M., M.A., B.A.
Health Science - Adjunct
Doctor of Podiatric Medicine, New York College of Podiatric Medicine;, Master of Arts (Political Science), New School for Social Research; Bachelor of Arts (Political Science), CCNY; Assistant Clinical Instructor, Gouverneur Hospital; Secondary School Teacher, New York City Board of Education; Licensed Podiatrist, New York State.

Jeffrey Wolfe, M.S., B.A., L.Ac. (CO, NY), LMT (NY)
Diplomate Acupuncture (NCCAOM)
Acupuncture, Health Science, Western Technique– Adjunct
Master of Science (Acupuncture and Oriental Medicine), Tristate College of Acupuncture; Bachelor of Arts (Psychology), Haverford College; Diploma in Massage Therapy, The Swedish Institute; Director/acupuncturist, The Dunes Drug & Alcohol Rehabilitation Facility; Hospital based acupuncturist, Longmont United Hospital, CO; Hospice based acupuncturist, Namaste Hospice, Co.; Affiliate Professor, Advanced Biology and Anatomy & Physiology, Metro State College of Denver and Front Range Community College, CO; Licensed Acupuncturist, Colorado and New York State; Licensed Massage Therapist, New York State.

Weidong Zhang
Physical Arts – Adjunct
Trained in BaGuaZhang (Eight-Trigrams Palm) from Master Li Lianxing; Yang style Tai Ci Chuan from Wu Yunqing; Dabei Quan, Xing Yi Quan and Tai Chi Chuan by Qiao Xiuchuan; BaGuaZhang from Gao Jiwu; studied at The Capital Institute if Physical Education (Martial Arts); Honorary Professor in The Capital Institute of Physical Education; Coach Short Weapons, Chinese WUSHU Association;; Professor of Boxing and Free Combat specialties, Beijing Humanities University; Head Judge, USA WUSHU Open Tournament; Taught Catching and Grappling of Traditional Chinese Martial Arts to New Jersey and New York FBI offices; Vice-Chairman of Chinese Yi Quan League.

Feng Yu Zhao, MD (People's Republic of China), Ph.D. (Japan), L.Ac. (NY, NJ)
Diplomate Acupuncture (NCCAOM)
Acupuncture - Adjunct
Bachelor Degree of Medicine, GuangXi College of Traditional Chinese Medicine; Ph.D. Neurology and Neurologic Science, Tokyo Medical and Dental University, Japan; Certified Asian Bodywork Therapist, NCCAOM; Director of Acupuncture Department and Doctor in Charge, People's Hospital of GuangXi; Acupuncturist Japan National Rehabilitation Center of the Disabled, Japan College of Liaoning TCM Institute, Tokyo Medical and Dental University; Instructor, Elizabeth Massage School, MA, Licensed Acupuncturist, New York State and New Jersey.

Ping Zhu, MD,  (People's Republic of China), L.Ac. (NY)
Diplomate Acupuncture & Chinese Herbology (NCCAOM)
Acupuncture - Adjunct
O.M.D., Xian Medical University, (People's Republic of China); Licensed Acupuncturist, New York State.


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