Instructor: Dr. Jong Hwa Lee Ph.D, L.Ac, KMD
Dr. Jong Hwa Lee is an internationally distinguished expert in the field of Korean medicine. His contribution and commitment to the field of Korean medicine in the last 25 years has been tremendous. Today, he is renowned for his publications, lectures, patent and foremost his experience in the field.
He began his studies in Korean medicine in 1990 at Kyunghee University in Seoul, South Korea and received his B.S. (6 years), M.S. (2 years), and Ph.D (3 years) degrees from Kyunghee University. After graduating, he devoted several years to research. He researched biochemical mechanism of metabolic diseases such as diabetes and obesity and their interaction with herbal ingredients (Inulin and Resveratrol) at Kyung Hee University Medical School’s molecular biology lab. During this time, he began developing his trademark program “Reset Detox,” which is a comprehensive and holistic approach to reset one’s metabolism. From 1997 to 2000, he served as a medical officer in the Korean military.
His clinical career began in 2001 when Dr. Lee established the first Kyunghee Acupia Wellness Clinic in Seoul, South Korea. Started as one clinic, Acupia Wellness grew to ten branches that now cover key parts of South Korea. As he gathered many years of clinical experience, he developed a groundbreaking branch of acupuncture – Vertex Synchronizing Technique (VST) acupuncture. VST acupuncture has redefined non-invasive treatments for musculoskeletal disorders and has been administered in over 100,000 treatments.
Course Description & Content:
The Clinical Medicine series provides areas of focus on commonly treated disorders in private practice. Interdisciplinary, integrative, and pragmatic class contents are delivered in class to empower doctoral students to improve clinical outcomes. Evidence-based practice is highlighted through a course product of comprehensive case study at the end of each quarter.
This course consists of six (6) eight-hour classes emphasizing the care of patients with reproductive disorders. Field experts are assigned to lecture the following topics centered on reproductive diseases:
Western diagnosis – pathology, diagnosis, and treatment with western medicine
OM diagnosis – differentiation and diagnosis with Oriental medicine
Acupuncture treatment – case discussion with point selection and indications
Herbal remedy – case discussion with herbal formulation and prescription
Integrative health care (two classes) – case discussion with experience sharing for advancement of clinical knowledge and skills
The educational objectives of this course are for doctoral students to acquire and demonstrate the following competences:
· Advancement of knowledge and skills of Oriental medicine
· Advancement of knowledge and skills related to biomedicine
· Development of ability to practice with integrative medicine
· Development of ability to apply various modalities to clinical cases
· Development of ability to deliver AOM knowledge in biomedical terms
· Development of ability to collaborate with healthcare professionals
· Development of ability to synthesize medical information for clinical use
· Development of ability to conduct scientific writing in clinical research
- Date : April 27-29, 9am to 5pm (8 credits per day)
- Fees:3 Days – $240
Early bird(until 4/17/2018): 3 days, $180
- Address: Virginia University of Integrative Medicine
Register: Ji Hyun Baek