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VUIM Team Members


Tae Cheong Choo, Ph.D(Korea), L.Ac.CEO / Program Director
John Shin, J.D.President
John YooCOO / Director of Admissions
Chang Hee Kim, L.Ac., MSOMDirector of Clinic Operations
Jeff Millison, L.Ac., MSOMAcademic Dean
Byung Y.KimMarketing Director / Student Affairs
Yoomin KimFinance Officer/ PDSO
Katherine McMahonAdmissions Officer
Kyung H. Seo, L.Ac., P.T.Director of Clinical Education
Henry Lee, CPABusiness Analyst / Financial Aid Officer
Steven Krompf, MLISLibrarian
Ji Baek, L.Ac.Registrar
Nicoleta ArdeleanAdministrative Staff
Thucoanh (Oanh) HuangClinic Receptionist

Department Chairs

Dr. Tae Cheong Choo, Ph.D(Korea), L.Ac.Acupuncture Chair / Herbology Chair
Dr. Hoon Byung Lee, DAOM, L.Ac.Oriental Medicine Chair
Angelique Black, MMSC, PA-CWestern Medicine Chair

Board of Trustees

Jane KimChair
John YooSecretary
Charles ChungPublic Member
Dr. David PakPublic Member
Cindy ChoiPublic Member
Brian Yong ChoiPublic Member
Dr. Lixing LaoProfessional Member
Dr. Tae Cheong ChooNon-Voting Member
John D. ShinNon-Voting Member

Board of Advisors

Dr. O.K. ParkDr. Ok Park has extensive experience in Educational Research and practice. He is currently a senior research staff at the Institute of Education Sciences in the U.S. Department of Education. Previously, he was a senior research psychologist at Army Research Institute in the U.S. Department of Defense. He was also an assistant professor of Education at the State University of New York at Albany. He has a PhD from University of Minnesota.
John Chapman “Chap” PetersenVirginia State Senator representing the Commonwealth’s 34th district
Sung Mun Jung, K.M.D., Ph.D., L.Ac.Dr. Sung Mun Jung received his 6 year Bachelor degree in 1994 and 2 years Master of Science degree in 1998 from the School of Integrative Medicine, Kyung Hee University in Seoul, Korea. He graduated from Kyung Hee University in 2003 with Doctor of Philosophy from the Graduated School of East-West Medicine in Seoul, Korea. He completed a post-doctorate research Fellowship from the University Of Pennsylvania School Of Medicine, Veterans Affairs Medical Center at Philadelphia (PA, USA) and was mentored by both Professor Schumacher, MD and Professor Pessler, MD.
Dr. Jung has been in clinical practice for more than 20 years in both Korea and the U.S with special interests in Clinical Herbal Pharmacology and Acupunctures. He specializes in weight loss, immune disorders, arthritis, allergy disease, and the mechanism of inflammation resolution. He also has diverse basic and clinical research experiences in various settings to analyze the therapeutic efficacy of traditional medicine and to prove its value through scientific inquiry and methodology.
In 2010, Dr. Jung combined his practice with another fellow practitioner to form Bliss Acupuncture Wellness Clinic that has 11 locations in east coast. Dr. Jung is published in many SCI Journals.
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