Acupuncture and Massage College of Oriental Medicine - Faculty

LOREN BROWNE, L.M.T.

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Mr. Browne graduated from the Massage Therapy program at the Southeast Institute of Oriental Medicine in 2001. He has been practicing massage therapy for six years and has been working in clinics and spas specializing in Tui Na and Shiatsu massage. Mr. Browne is currently working at AMC as a Massage Therapy Clinic Supervisor.

NOAH BROWNE

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For the past four years Mr. Browne has been licensed in Massage Therapy. During this time, he has worked in spas and yoga studios perfecting the art of massage. He has also been an instructor for the AMC massage program since obtaining his license. Currently, he is a Clinical Supervisor and a Substitute Teacher in the Massage Therapy program for AMC.

RYAN BROWNE, L.M.T.

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Mr. Browne completed his studies in massage therapy at the Acupuncture & Massage College in 2003. He is currently studying Traditional Chinese Medicine at AMC. Mr. Browne is also a Yoga instructor, a spiritual music teacher and performing artist. After returning from a 2-year stay in India where he studied Yoga, Indian Classical Music and Ayurvedic Medicine, Mr. Browne joined AMC as a Massage Therapy Clinic Supervisor.

Dr. Walter A. Campbell, DAOM, AP

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Dr. Walter Campbell is a native Floridian and a graduate of the University of South Florida, and the founder and chief practitioner of Physicians of Traditional Chinese Medicine, Inc. of North Miami Beach. He has studied and practiced alternative medicine for over 18 years, and received his Doctorate in Acupuncture and Oriental Medicine from Five Branches University Graduate School of Traditional Chinese Medicine through a cooperative effort between Zhejiang University in Hangzhou, China, Five Branches University, and Stanford College of Medicine in San Jose, California.

While studying in China, Dr. Campbell specialized in Gynecology and Oncology. He is currently engaged in research targeted to the treating of fibrocystic breast conditions by integrating the herbs and principles of Traditional Chinese Medicine with the work of Dr. David Brownstein, M.D. and Dr. Sherri Tenpenny, D.O.

Dr. Campbell uses both Naturopathy and Eastern diagnostic tools in his medical evaluations and diagnoses, thereby giving his patients the benefits of the wisdom of both worlds. His wide experience with integrating Western and Chinese Medicine for the treatment of Diabetes is discussed on his website under "Integrating Nutritional Theory with Traditional Chinese Medicine for treating Diabetes". Dr. Campbell uses Eastern diagnostic methods such as pulse reading, tongue observation and abdominal palpitations, and incorporates Western diagnostic tools like laboratory analyses and imaging reports into his assessments of his patients. He makes use of conventional as well as alternative testing methodologies in evaluating gastrointestinal health, hormone levels, food and environmental allergies, and adrenal blood and liver function.

HONG CHEN, M.D. (China), Ph.D., L. Ac., AP, DOM

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Hong Chen, who teaches TCM Gynecology at AMC, 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.) and Luzhou Medical College.

YOSEPH D. FELEKE, M.D. (China), M.S.O.M., A. Phys.

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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.

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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.

CUI HAN, Ph.D. (China), M.Ed. (England), A.Phys.

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Dr. Cui Han is a Florida State Licensed Acupuncture Physician. Dr. Han received both her Bachelor's and Ph.D. degrees from Beijing University of Traditional Chinese Medicine. She got her Master's degree of Education in Bristol University in the United Kingdom in 2005. Dr. Han has been teaching and practicing Chinese Medicine and Acupuncture in China, England and the United States since 1997, specializing in Gynecological, Neurological and Mental disorders. Dr. Han has extensive publications in the field of electro-acupuncture, acupuncture treatment on depression, needling techniques and Chinese medicine case reports.

XIANHUI LI, M.D. (China), A.Phys.

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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.

WEI LU, M.D. (China), A. Phys.

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Dr. Wei Lu is a Florida State Licensed Acupuncture Physician. She is certified by the National Acupuncture Detoxification Association as an Acupuncture Detoxification Specialist. She graduated from the Shangai College of Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM). Dr. Lu has been treating patients in China and the Miami area since 1976, specializing in substance abuse, and detoxification. She has been a faculty member at the Acupuncture and Massage College since 1992 where she has taught courses in Points Location, and Theory of Chinese Medicine in addition to supervising students in the Clinic. Since 2005, Dr. Lu has served as a Clinic Director for the Acupuncture and Massage College.

Regina H. Oyarce, DOM.

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Regina H. Oyarce was born in Campinas, Brazil, second generation Brazilian from German and Italian parents. She moved to United States to further her studies and pursue a degree. In 2001 she graduated with honors from Florida International University with a BA in International Business. Later she enrolled in the Master’s program at Acupuncture and Massage College and Graduated Cum Laude. She now practices Traditional Chinese Medicine with her many degrees and licenses.

Regina H. Oyarce is a Doctor of Oriental Medicine (DOM), and a licensed acupuncture physician in the state of Florida. Regina is also a Heath Care Practitioner, Licensed Massage Therapist, Licensed Esthetician, Certified Natural Heath Provider and a Massage Instructor. At Energy Yoga and Wellness Center she provides the Doral and surrounding communities with services of Acupuncture, Nutritional Consultations, Herbal Prescriptions, Hydra Facials, Massage Therapy and Pain Management Therapies. At Acupuncture and Massage College she teaches future therapist how to get ready for an inspiring and rewarding career.

Bridget Pelaez, BSN, RN, EMT-P.

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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.

DANIELE PEREZ-VENERO, M.L.S.

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Ms. Perez-Venero earned a Bachelor of Arts degree in Spanish, Magna Cum Laude, at Florida State University in 1978 and a Master in Library & Information Science at San Jose State University in 1987. Born and raised in France, she has lived and worked in several countries (France, England, Spain, and Panama) before becoming a U.S. citizen and moving to the United States. Ms. Perez- Venero is completely fluent in French, Spanish, and English. Prior to being a librarian, Ms. Perez- Venero taught French at the college level. Her most recent professional job was as Reference Librarian specializing in medical sciences at Barry University, a position she held for seventeen years.

RENEE SKUBAN, M.S.O.M., A.Phys., L.M.T

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

ADJUNCT FACULTY

KAMRAN KHAN, O.M.D. (Sri Lanka), A.Phys.

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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.

GORDON XU, M.D. (China), A.Phys.

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Dr. Xu earned his Medical degree in Chinese Medicine from the Shandong University of China. He graduated from the Jiang Xi College of Traditional Chinese Medicine in 1981, where he specialized in Tui-Na and Acupuncture. He teaches Dragon Gate QiGong and Taoist Tui-Na healing exercises. Dr. Xu came to the United States in 1993 and taught at the Five Branches Institute of Traditional Chinese Medicine at Santa Cruz, California before joining the Acupuncture and Massage College faculty in 2003. Dr. Xu has been treating patients in China and the United States since 1981.