Executive Committee

The Executive Committee is the governing body of the ETCMA. There are currently 9 members serving on the EC.

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    Gerd Ohmstede

    President

    Guest Professor Chengdu University of TCM (CDUTCM)

    EC Member WFAS

    Licensed Acupuncturist

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    Johanna Biemans

    Vice President

    Chair of Dutch Acupuncture Knowledge Centre.
    Chair of Science Committee NVA(Dutch Association of Acupuncture)
    Clinical Epidemiologist Qi-R, Consultancy & Research in Chinese Medicine
    Licensed Physiotherapist and Acupuncturist

  • georgette

    Georgette Young

    Hon. Secretary

    Doctor of Acupuncture & Oriental Medicine (PCOM – San Diego, CA)

    Diplomate in Oriental Medicine: Acupuncture & Chinese Herbology (NCCAOM)

    Professional Development Educator (NCCAOM)

    Licensed Acupuncturist: California & Colorado

    Full Member: Hellenic Society of Chinese Medicine (Athens, Greece)

  • Giulia

    Giulia Boschi

    Advocacy Committee

    Adjunct professor at UNINT (University of International Studies) Rome (Chinese Medical Terminology and Chinese Culture)

    Honorary president of OTTO (Italian professional Tuina, Qigong and Oriental Techniques association) and member of SIdA (Italian Association of Acupuncture).

    Sinologist, Physiotherapist, WFAS licensed acupuncturist, TCM teacher and practitioner, Malitang Qigong instructor.

  • Klaas

    Klaas Kromhout

    Treasurer

    Treasurer of Dutch Association of TCM - Zhong, the Netherlands 

  • Jasmine

    Jasmine Uddin

    Education Committee

    President Emeritus British Acupuncture Council (BAcC)

    Member of the Advisory Group for Education and Practice Standards (BAcC)

    Vice-Chair of the British Acupuncture Accreditation Board (BAAB)

    Editor of the European Journal of Oriental Medicine (EJOM)

     

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    John Jaarsveld

    Head of Research

    Traditional Chinese Medicine Specialist and Licence Acupucturist

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    Ricardo Teixeira

    Communications Committee

    Traditional Chinese Medicine Specialist and Licence Acupucturist.

    CertifIed Trainer in the area of Traditional Chinese Medicine

Latest News

World Acupuncture Day - 

World Acupuncture Day this one-day event, organized under the patronage of UNESCO and the WHO and taking place in the House of UNESCO in Paris, France, will bring together practitioners, researchers, politicians, academics, and administrators of all disciplines related to acupuncture and moxibustion to share their knowledge and experience.

World Acupuncture Day will demonstrate to the world that acupuncture and moxibustion are today used globally as an integral part of the world’s health systems. It is organised by WADO (World Acupuncture Day Organisation).

The celebration of the 8th anniversary and the days of scientific and cultural dialogue on acupuncture have received the support of the French and Hellenic National Commissions for UNESCO.

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