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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 

A Li Song, MD (China)
President
MD, Henan Medical University; Dean, Graduate School of Oriental Medicine, New York College of Health Professions; Vice President of Spinal Professional Committee of World Federation Chinese Medicine Societies (WFCMS); Served as Senior Judge of Academic Professional Title Committee of Spinal Health Professional Committee of World Federation of Chinese Medicine Societies(WFCMS); Over thirty years of experience in teaching and clinical expertise; Director of the Luo Yang Medical Health Center, Luo Yang, China; Licensed Acupuncturist, New York State.

Honorary Dr. Errol G. Virasawmi, B.S., L.H.D
Chief Financial Officer
Bachelor of Science (Business Administration) Kensington University; New York State Notary License; Treasurer, Suffolk County Citizen's Police Academy Alumni Association., Board of Directors & Treasurer 2011-2018; New Center of Wholistic Health Education & Research, Treasurer & Board of Trustees, 1990-1998; Twistex Industries, Comptroller 1989-1990; Royal Business Schools, Staff Accountant 1986-1988.

James M. Shinol, DACM, MSOM, BS, BPS, AOS, L.Ac. (NY, NJ), LMT
Acting Dean, Graduate School of Oriental Medicine
Diplomate Acupuncture, Chinese Herbology & Oriental Medicine (NCCAOM); Doctorate (Acupuncture and Chinese Medicine), Pacific College of Oriental Medicine, CA; Master of Science (Oriental Medicine), Southwest Acupuncture College, CO; Bachelor of Science (Biology), Albright College, PA; Associates of Occupational Studies (Massage Therapy), NY, Certificate of Traditional Korean Medicine, Pusan National University, South Korea; Member, National Certification Commission for Acupuncture and Oriental Medicine (NCCAOM); President, Acupuncture Society of New York (ASNY); Certified CNT Instructor and CNT Subject Matter Expert Committee (CCAOM); Licensed Acupuncturist, New York State and New Jersey.; Licensed Massage Therapist, New York State.

Jian Yang, MD (Grenada), B.S., A.S.
Acting Dean, School of Massage Therapy
Medical Doctorate, St. Georges University, Grenada; Bachelor of Science (Biochemistry), SUNY Stony Brook University, New York; Associate of Science (Liberal Arts & Science), Queens borough Community College, New York; Teaching faculty of Biomedical courses in New York College of Health Professions; Member of Association of Chinese American Physicians (ACAP); Phi Theta Kappa-International Honors Society; Golden Key International Honors Society; George Alterman Award, Highest Scholastic Average Graduate in A.S. Program; Walter Zozulin Memorial Award, Highest GPA in Graduating Class in General & Organic Chemistry; JaimeLee Cohen Award, Excellence in Undergraduate Research; Rose Mancott Memorial Award, Highest GPA in General Chemistry.

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.

Yun Li, MD (People’s Republic of China), M.S., 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.

DEPARTMENT ADMINISTRATORS

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.

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.

Timothy Boudreau, M.A., B.S.
Registrar
Master of Arts (Liberal Studies), State University of New York (Stony Brook); Bachelor of Science (Mathematics), Eastern Connecticut State University (Willimantic); Senior Managing Director, Huntington Learning Center, NY; Assistant Director of Education, Huntington Learning Center.

Brian W. Alvarez, B.S.
Student Services / Title IX Coordinator
Bachelor of Science (Business Administration), Dowling College; IT Support/Purchasing Manager, New York College of Health Professions; Financial Advisor, WFG; Fiscal Coordinator, Adelante of Suffolk County, Inc.; Computer Instructor and Youth Counselor, Adelante of Suffolk County, Inc.

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.

Faculty

FULL - TIME Faculty

James M. Shinol, DACM, MSOM, BS, BPS, AOS, L.Ac. (NY, NJ), LMT
Acting Dean, Graduate School of Oriental Medicine
Diplomate Acupuncture, Chinese Herbology & Oriental Medicine (NCCAOM); Doctorate (Acupuncture and Chinese Medicine), Pacific College of Oriental Medicine, CA; Master of Science (Oriental Medicine), Southwest Acupuncture College, CO; Bachelor of Science (Biology), Albright College, PA; Associates of Occupational Studies (Massage Therapy), NY, Certificate of Traditional Korean Medicine, Pusan National University, South Korea; Member, National Certification Commission for Acupuncture and Oriental Medicine (NCCAOM); President, Acupuncture Society of New York (ASNY); Certified CNT Instructor and CNT Subject Matter Expert Committee (CCAOM); Licensed Acupuncturist, New York State and New Jersey.; Licensed Massage Therapist, New York State.

Jian Yang, MD (Grenada), B.S., A.S.
Acting Dean, School of Massage Therapy
Medical Doctorate, St. Georges University, Grenada; Bachelor of Science (Biochemistry), SUNY Stony Brook University, New York; Associate of Science (Liberal Arts & Science), Queens borough Community College, New York; Teaching faculty of Biomedical courses in New York College of Health Professions; Member of Association of Chinese American Physicians (ACAP); Phi Theta Kappa-International Honors Society; Golden Key International Honors Society; George Alterman Award, Highest Scholastic Average Graduate in A.S. Program; Walter Zozulin Memorial Award, Highest GPA in Graduating Class in General & Organic Chemistry; JaimeLee Cohen Award, Excellence in Undergraduate Research; Rose Mancott Memorial Award, Highest GPA in General Chemistry.

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.

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.

Carl Chul-Hoi Kim, B.P.S./M.S., L.Ac. (NY)
Acupuncture – Full-time
Master of Science (Oriental Medicine), Bachelor of Professional Studies (Health Science), New York College of Health Professions; Licensed Acupuncturist, New York State.

Yun Li, MD, M.S. (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.

Margaret Natal-Cheverino, B.P.S./M.S., A.O.S., LMT (NY)
Health Science, Western Technique - Full-time
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.

Xu-Zeng Wu, MD, (People’s Republic of China), M.S., B.P.S./M.S., L.Ac. (NY)
Acupuncture, Health Science – Full-time
Doctor of Medicine, Medical School, Beijing Medical University, Beijing, People’s Republic of China; Master of Science, Graduate School, Beijing Medical University, Beijing, People’s Republic of China; Master of Science (Acupuncture), Bachelor of Professional Studies (Health Science), New York College of Health Professions; Physician and Assistant Professor, Beijing Medical University, Beijing, People’s Republic of China; Research Scientist in National Institutes of Health (NIH); Clinic Practice, Teaching and Research over 40 years; Over 20 medical research articles published in international scientific journals; Research articles presented at 8 American National Conferences and 2 international conferences; Published two books; Licensed Acupuncturist, New York State.

Adjunct Faculty

Saul Alvarez, BPS/MSAc-C, AOS, LMT

Candidate of Masters of Science (Acupuncture) and Bachelors of Professional Studies (Health Sciences), New York College of Health Professions; Associates of Occupational Studies (Massage Therapist), New York College of Health Professions. Licensed Massage Therapist (New York State).

India Barkley, B.P.S/M.S., L.Ac. (NY)
Acupuncture, Oriental Science, Physical Arts - Adjunct
Candidate for Doctorate of Acupuncture, Pacifica College of Oriental Medicine; Master of Science (Acupuncture), Bachelor of Professional Studies (Health Science), New York College of Health Professions; Certified Reiki Master Teacher; Licensed Acupuncturist, 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; Member, American Massage Therapy Association; Licensed Massage Therapist, New York State.

Jason Beickert, 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.

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.

Dimitrios Boules, BPS/MS, AOS, LAc, LMT (NY); DAc-C
Oriental Science – Adjunct
Candidate for Doctorate of Acupuncture, Pacific College of Oriental Medicine; Masters of Science (Acupuncture), Bachelor of Professional Studies (Health Sciences), Associates of Occupational Studies (Massage Therapy), New York College of Health Professions. Licensed Acupuncturist and Licensed Massage Therapist (New York State). Certified in Acupuncture Sports Medicine. Author of “The Oak Point Method, The A.R.T. of Treating Pain & Creating a Successful Practice.

Leslie Louard-Brown, B.P.S., A.O.S., LMT (NY)
Asian Technique, Western Technique - Adjunct
Bachelor of Professional Studies (Amma), 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.

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.

Mei-Hua Chen, B.P.S./M.S.-OM, M.P.H., M.S., L.Ac. (NY), Diplomate O.M. (NCCAOM), R.D.N., C.D.N., C.N.S.C., C.D.E., C.S.P.
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; Master of Science (Food and Nutrition), Chinese Cultural University; New York State Certified Nutritionist-Dietitian; Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics, Registered Dietitian; American Society for Parenteral and Enteral Nutrition, Certified Nutrition Support Clinician; American Association of Diabetes Educators, Certified Diabetes Educators; American Dietetic Association, Board Certified as Specialist in Pediatric Nutrition; Certified Infusion Specialist; Certified Insulin Pump Trainer; Certified Group Fitness Instructor; Certified Zumba Instructor; Licensed Acupuncturist, New York State.

Robin Choi, BPS/MSOM, BS, AOS, LAc.
Oriental Science, Acupuncture, Chinese Herbal Medicine - Adjunct
Masters of Science (Oriental Medicine) and Bachelors of Professional Studies (Health Sciences), New York College of Health Professions; Bachelors of Science (Engineering), University of Pennsylvania; Associates of Occupational Studies (Massage Therapy), New York College of Health Professions; Certificate in Acupuncture Cancer Care, Sloan Kettering Hospital.

Anthony Chun, B.P.S./M.S., B.S., A.O.S., L.Ac. (NY), LMT (NY)
Asian Technique, 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.

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.

Chi Lee DiGrazia, MD (People’s Republic of China), B.P.S./M.S., A.O.S., L.Ac. (NY), LMT (NY)
Acupuncture, Asian Technique, Oriental Science, Western Technique - Adjunct
Doctorate of Medicine, Shanghai Medical Staff College; Master of Science (Acupuncture), Bachelor of Professional Studies (Health Science), New York College of Health Professions; Associate in Occupational Studies (Massage Therapy), Swedish Institute; Licensed Acupuncturist and Massage Therapist, New York State.

Gina DiVincenzo, LCSW-R (NY), OSW-C
Health Psychology – Adjunct
Master of Science (Social Work), Columbia University; Bachelor of Arts (Psychology), SUNY Buffalo; Licensed Clinical Social Worker with expertise in psychotherapy, New York State; Oncology Social Work Certified; Certified Field Instructor for graduate social work students, Adelphi University; integrative psychotherapist in private practice, New York.

Rachel Dorfman, M.S., B.S., LMT (NY)
Western Technique - Adjunct
Master of Science (Business Administration), Colorado Technical University; Bachelor of Science (Business); New York Institute of Technology; Licensed Massage Therapist, New York State.

Peter C. Doyle, B.P.S./M.S., B.A., Certified Acupuncturist (PA), L.Ac. (NY & NJ)
Acupuncture, Chinese Herbology, Oriental Science - Adjunct
Bachelor of Professional Studies/Master of Science (Acupuncture), Post Graduate Institute (Chinese Herbology), Tri-State 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.

Lauren Fine, B.A., A.O.S., LMT (NY)
Western Technique - Adjunct
Bachelor of Arts (Communication), SUNY New Paltz; Associate in Occupational Studies (Massage Therapy), New York College of Health Professions; Certified Thai Massage, Certified Infant and Pregnancy Massage, Reiki Practitioner; Professional Member of the American Massage Therapy Association, Nominated 2 years in a row, Best Massage Therapist–Best of Long Island; Licensed Massage Therapist, New York State.

Marcia Fishkin, B.P.S./M.S., M.S., M.S., 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; Registered Nurse; Licensed Massage Therapist, New York State.

Jennifer Glynn B.S., A.O.S., LMT (NY)
Asian Technique, Oriental Science, Western Technique - Adjunct
Bachelor of Science (Business Management), Keene State College, NH; Associate in Occupational Studies (Massage Therapy), New York College of Health Professions; Licensed Massage Therapist, New York State.

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.

Lawrence Howard, M.S., B.A., L.Ac. (NY), Diplomate Acupuncture (NCCAOM)
Acupuncture Asian Technique, Management, Oriental Science - 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 (2009–2012); 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.

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)
Asian Technique, 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; Long Island Council; Massage Therapist for Life Quest Natural Healthcare and Chiropractic since 2004; Member of the American Massage Therapy Association; Licensed Massage Therapist, 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.

Martha Ma, B.P.S./M.S., B.A., L.Ac. (NY), LMT (NY)
Acupuncture, Asian Technique, Oriental Science, Western Technique - Adjunct
Master 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.

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.

Douglas Mandalone, A.O.S., LMT (NY)
Asian Technique, Management, Oriental Science, Western Technique - Adjunct
Associate in Occupational Science (Massage Therapy), New York College of Wholisitc Health Education and Research; Massage Therapist and Spa Coordinator, Equinox; 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; Professor, Licensed Medical Doctor, 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 - Adjunct
Masters in Business Administration, Adelphi University; Bachelor of Arts, Ithaca College; Certified Iyengar Yoga Teacher (CYIT); Former Board Member and Executive Director, Iyengar Yoga Association of Greater NY; Current Board Member, Iyengar Yoga National Association of the U.S.

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.

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.

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.

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.

Richard Pate
Physical Arts – Adjunct
Nassau County Police Academy, Police Officer, Detective; Certified Instructor, T’ai Chi and Yoga, New York College of Health Professions.

Nicolas Pauyo, MD (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.

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.

Andrew F. Pyo, M.S., M.S., B.S., L.Ac. (NY) Diplomate Acupuncture (NCCAOM)
Acupuncture, Asian Technique, Chinese Herbology, Management, 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.C.N.
Health Science - Adjunct
Doctor of Chiropractic, Parker College of Chiropractic; Diplomate of the American Chiropractic Neurology Board; Board Certified Neurofeedback Practitioner . Licensed Chiropractor, New York State.

James Russo, B.A.
Physical Arts - Adjunct
Bachelor of Arts (Music), Montclair State University; Tai Chi Instructor Certification, New York College of Health Professions; Tai Chi Practitioners Certification, American Tai Chi and Qigong Association; Third Degree Reiki Master Practitioner Certification; Green Belt in Kung Fu.

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

Gary Tappan, M.S., B.A.
Physical Arts - Adjunct
Master of Science (Special Education), Hofstra University; Bachelor of Arts, Queens College; Certified T’ai Chi Instructor, New York College of Health Professions; Tae Kwon Do– 1st Dan Black Belt; Certified Computer Programmer.

Al Turner II, B.S., CNMT, RTT, LMT (NY, FL)
Asian Technique, Western Technique - Adjunct
Bachelor of Fine Arts (Graphic Design), Eastern New Mexico University, New Mexico; Certified in Thai Massage and Neuromuscular Therapy, Sarasota School of Massage Therapy, Sarasota, Florida; Licensed Massage Therapist, New York State and Florida.

Claude Weinberg, D.C., B.A.
Health Science - Adjunct
Doctor of Chiropractic, New York Chiropractic College; Bachelor of Arts, Psychology, SUNY Albany; Adjunct at Nassau Community College; St . John’s University Paramedic Program; Licensed Chiropractor, New York State.

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.

Victoria Ying, Ph.D., B.S., LMT (NY)
Health Science - Adjunct
Ph .D . (Pharmacology), Cornell University; Bachelor of Science (Biology), Cornell University; Associate in Occupational Studies, New York College of Health Professions; Assistant Professor, Biology, NYC College of Technology; Awarded NIH Research Fellowship for Chemotherapy by Drug Polymer Conjugation; Recipient of CUNY Faculty Collaborative Research Grant for Delivery of Therapeutic Medicine via Nano-Silica Particles; World Tae Kwon Do Federation First Degree Black Belt; 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 Iao Xiuchuan; BaGuaZhang from GaoJiwu; Studied at The Capital Institute of Physical Education (Martial Arts); Honorary Professor, The Capital Institute of Physical Education; Coach Short Weapons, Chinese WUSHU Association; Professor of Boxing and Free Combat specialties, Beijing Humanities University; Head Judge, USAWUSHU 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.

Qi Helen Zhang, Ph.D, M.S. (People’s Republic of China), L.Ac, (NY), Diplomate Acupuncture and Chinese Herbal Medicine (NCCAOM)
Chinese Herbology, Oriental Science - Adjunct
Ph .D . and Master of Science, China Academy of Traditional Chinese Medicine (People’s Republic of China); Former Board Member, National Certification Commission for Acupuncture and Oriental Medicine (NCCAOM); Former Chairperson of Chinese Herbology Exam Committee, National Certification Commission for Acupuncture and Oriental Medicine (NCCAOM); Licensed Acupuncturist, New York State.

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

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