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Acupuncturist in Arnold, MD

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Lina Hu, Ph.D., OMD, L.Ac.

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Dr. Hu Acupuncture And Herb, LLC
Dr. Hu has over 20 Years clinical experience in Acupuncture and Herbology. Her goal as a practitioner is to treat your health issues to restore an optimal state of health and wellness. She believes that the vast experiences she has gained over the last 20 years, from studying at the University of TCM and clinical practice, as well as from biomedical research in the fields of neurology and immunology allow her to treat her patients with the utmost professionalism.
Bio
Dr. Hu graduated from Heilongjiang University of Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM) in China in 1985. After 5 years training in Chinese medicine and western medicine, she spent three years focusing on acupuncture and obtained an MSc degree from Shanghai University of (TCM). During her MSc course, she worked on specificity of acupoint effects through the comprehensive evaluation of the acupuncture effect on the animal model and humans. In addition to her research work, she received extensive clinical experience through her mentor, the well-known Proffesor Yong-Jiang Xi. After receiving her research master's degree in acupuncture, she worked as an instructor in Heilongjiang University of TCM and practiced as a physician of acupuncture in the affiliated hospital. During her time at the hospital, extensive training and experience on acupuncture applied to different diseases allowed her to gain a broad knowledge base and ability to confidently manage her clinical practice.
In 1996, Dr. Hu earned my Ph.D in Biomedicine from the Kobe University School of Medicine in Japan. In 1998, she was awarded a research fellowship at the National Institutes of Health (NIH) and worked at NIH as a Clinical Research Fellow for five years. Immediately after finishing her research work at NIH, she joined the Neuroimmunology Clinical Research Division of the Department of Neurology at the Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine as a faculty, and worked there for nine years. Over the sixteen years that Dr. Hu has worked in the states, she has published a number of scientific papers in peer-reviewed professional journals.
Practice Areas
 Acupuncture / Alternative Medicine  Cupping  Lifestyle Counseling
 Auricular Acupuncture  Dietary Therapy and Nutrition  Moxibustion
 Chinese Herbal Medicine  Electro-Acupuncture  Traditional Chinese Acupuncture
Certifications
 Acupuncture (NCCAOM)  Licensed Acupuncturist (L.Ac.)
Education/Training
Ph.D in Biomedicine (1996): Kobe University School of Medicine, Japan
M.Sc: in Acupuncture (1988): Shanghai University of Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM), China
B.Sc. in Chinese medicine and western medicine (1985): Heilongjiang University of TCM, China
Memberships
Maryland Acupuncture Society
Other Languages
Chinese, Japanese
Payments Accepted
Cash, check, credit cards, insurance
License:MD, U02199
Location
1511 Ritchie Hwy
Suite 102
ArnoldMD 21012
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