Acupuncture and Massage College of Oriental Medicine Faculty
HONG CHEN, M.D. (China), Ph.D., L. Ac., AP, DOM
Hong Chen holds a Ph.D. in Integrated Traditional Chinese and Western Medicine from Guagzhou University of TCM, with a specialization in dermatology. She holds an M.D. from Luzhou Medical College and a Master of Gynecology from Chengdu University of Traditional Chinese Medicine. She received a postdoctoral fellowship at the New York University School of Medicine. Dr. Chen has taught at Atlantic Institute of Oriental Medicine (Ft. Lauderdale), the American Academy of Acupuncture and Oriental Medicine (Roseville Minn.) , Luzhou Medical College and now at Acupuncture and Massage College (Miami).
YOSEPH D. FELEKE, M.D. (China), M.S.O.M., A. Phys.
YosephFeleke came to AMC in 2011, having served as professor and clinic supervisor at MCOM in Chicago since 2000. He holds a Bachelor of Medicine/Bachelor or Surgery (M.D. Equivalent) degree from Shanghai Second Medical University and Doctorate of Acupuncture and Moxibustion from the University of Shanghai TCM, and a Master of Science in Oriental Medicine from Midwest College of Oriental Medicine, Racine, Wisc., Dr. Feleke has medical experience at hospitals in Addis Ababa and Shanghai, and professionally has developed protocols for minimizing side effects of conventional pharmaceutical treatments for HIV/AIDS and cancer.
ANA M. GONZALEZ, M.P.H., G.P.C.
Ana Gonzalez has a Master’s of Public Health and is also certified nationally through the American Association of Grant Professionals. She has over 15 years of experience in health promotion and disease prevention specifically, HIV/AIDS, women’s reproductive health and childhood obesity. Currently, she is Adjunct Faculty for the Acupuncture & Massage School, Broward College-Biological Sciences Division and she maintains a full-time position with the American Heart Association.
XIANHUI LI, M.D. (China), A.Phys.
Dr. Li graduated and received her medical degree from Beijing University of Chinese Medicine in 1995 where she was trained in both Chinese medicine and western medicine. From 1995 to 2002 Dr. Li worked as a resident doctor and attending physician in Guang-an-men Hospital affiliated to China Academy of Traditional Chinese Medicine in Beijing, the best hospital of Chinese Medicine in China. She got her Master of Science in biology from Florida State University in 2007. Dr. Li has extensive publications in the field of coronary heart disease and traditional Chinese Medicine. Dr. Li specializes in treatment of cardiovascular, gynecological disorders and acute/chronic pain.
Bridget Pelaez, BSN, RN, EMT-P.
Bridget Pelaez graduated from Nova Southeastern University; she is also a licensed paramedic and trauma nurse and has since been working with the local State and International Disaster teams functioning as the Administrative Officer alongside her Incident Command. Her specialties are in disaster management and incident command structuring and management. She functions as the Operational Manager for the Oriental Medicine Clinic, and works on patient flow, physician involvement, and student communication.
RENEE SKUBAN, M.S.O.M., A.Phys., L.M.T
Renee Skuban is a Florida State Licensed Acupuncture Physician and is certified by the NCCAOM. She received her Oriental Medicine degree from the Acupuncture Massage College in 2000, earning the Clinical Award of Excellence. Several months later, she graduated from AMC’s Massage Therapy program. In 2002, she was nominated by Governor Jeb Bush to serve the Florida Department of Health on the Acupuncture Board. She sat as Vice Chair for the Board for two years and continues to serve as a member of the Board. In addition to teaching at AMC, Ms. Skuban maintains a private practice.
DAIYI TANG, Ph.D., M.D. (China), A. Phys.
Dr. Tang holds a Ph.D. in Integrated Traditional Chinese and Western Medicine from Peking Union Medical College and received his Bachelor’s and Master degrees in Medicine from Chengdu University of Traditional Chinese Medicine. He has been teaching and practicing Chinese Medicine and Acupuncture in China and the United States since 1993, specializing in immunity, endocrine and neurological disorders. Dr Tang has published more than forty papers and ten books in the field of western and Chinese Medicine and has been the editor-in-chief of International Journal of Clinical Acupuncture (Allerton Press, NY) since 2005. Before joining AMC, Dr Tang taught at the American Academy of Acupuncture and Oriental Medicine in Minnesota and New York College of Health Professions in NY. Dr. Tang currently teaches Acupuncture, Herbology and Qigong Class at AMC and maintains private practices in Pinecrest and the Doral area of Miami.
Dr. Chuanxin “Daniel” Wang, DAOM.
Dr. Daniel Chuanxin Wang was born in mainland China. He was interested in Chinese Medicine and Qigong practice in his childhood. He started to study Chinese Medicine and practice Qigong during elementary school. He visited many TCM doctors and Qigong, Tai Chi and other martial arts masters to get private teachings of Chinese Medicine and Qigong, martial arts. He went to Tibet for 4 times to study Tibetan Buddhism especially in meditation and spiritual healing.Dr. Wang has practiced Qigong, Tai Chi, and other traditional Chinese martial arts over 30 years, the long term practice offers him strong internal Qi energy which he uses into his acupuncture practice, patients get more energy and better results from his treatments. In his meditation, he experienced the Qi energy which is the most important vital energy of human being and the key energy of acupuncture and oriental energy by himself, he felt the Qi energy flowing in the certain path which matches the meridian system, this makes a huge different in his clinical practice. Beside acupuncture treatments and herbal therapy, he also teaches his patients to do Qigong and Tai Chi practice. He is a member of The World Academic Society of Medical Qigong and China Academic Society of Medical Qigong. He is also a successor of Kunlun and Wudang Taoist School. He used to teach in Dongguk royal University as a professor of Qigong & Tai Chi, he also gives private teachings; some of his students are already teachers and instructors in Qigong and Tai Chi. Currently he is teaching at Acupuncture and Massage College as a professor in Miami, Florida.In his practice, Dr. Wang always focus on natural way which brings less or no side effects, he always concern the whole person instead of only a local problem, he always concern a long term function or solution instead of only a temporary effect, his goal is a better and happier life instead of only solving a problem, he always concern prevention instead only treating happened problems.
FAYI WU, M.D. (China), Ph.D., D.O.M. (NCCAOM), A. Phys.
Dr. Fayi Wu is a Florida State Licensed Acupuncture Physician. Dr. Wu earned his Bachelor’s degree inChinese Medicine from Beijing University of Chinese Medicine and a Master degree in Chinese Medicinefrom Nanjing University of Chinese Medicine. In the graduate school, his project focused on treatingdigestive disorders with Chinese Medicine. He finished his resident doctor training and was promoted tothe attending physician at Beijing Huimin Hospital in Beijing, China. He received his Ph.D. in proteinbiochemistry from Florida State University. Dr. Wu has published more than ten papers on treatingdigestive disorders with Chinese Medicine and cancer biology in peer-reviewed journals. Dr. Wuspecializes in treating acute/chronic pain, digestive disorders, and neurological disorders.
Hailin Wu M.D. (China), B.S., M.S., D.A.O.M., A. Phys.
Dr. Wu is a Florida State Licensed Acupuncture Physician. She earned her Medical degree at Medical College in China. She earned a Bachelor of Science in Nutrition and her Doctoral degree in Acupuncture and Oriental Medicine at Midwest College of Oriental Medicine (MCOM) and a Master of Science at DePaul University. She held the position of Dean of Clinic Study at MCOM. She has over 20 years of experience treating patients and teaching at universities in Ob/Gyn and Traditional Chinese Medicine.
KAMRAN KHAN, O.M.D. (Sri Lanka), A.Phys.
Kamran Khan is a Florida State Licensed Acupuncture Physician. He received his degree from the Acupressure- Acupuncture Institute (Miami) in 1995. Dr. Khan was raised and educated in London, England. In 1999, Dr. Khan earned his Homeopathic Diplomat from the National Board of Homeopathic Examiners. He has traveled extensively in Asia where he has studied the Oriental Healing Arts with numerous Masters. Dr. Khan currently practices and teaches in the Miami area, specializing in Acupuncture, Herbology, Shiatsu, Tui Na, Thai Massage, Colorpuncture, Homeopathy, Qi Kung, and Yoga.