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Biomed/Biotech SIG: Chinese Medicine  

Kelly's Deli Conference Center
Next to the entrance to 7519 Standish Drive
FDA/CVM Center
Rockville, Maryland  20855

Aug 10, 2017    6:00 pm - 8:45 pm (GMT -5:00) EST

“How Human Body is Perceived 
And Health Preserved by Chinese Medicine”
To be presented by

Bo Ji, PhD
Professor, Beijing University of Chinese Medicine (BUCM) 
General Manager, US Center for Chinese Medicine By BUCM

       Thursday, August 10, 2017

6:00 – 6:20 PM – Networking; Pizza/drink 
6:20 – 8:45 PM – Program 
8:45 – 8:55 PM – Door-prizes drawing; Networking
Online Registration site: http://www.asq509.org/ht/d/DoSurvey/i/35817

Open to Public – 
$5: non-ASQ members to cover pizza/drink cost; 
Free: ASQ members, veterans, senior citizens, past speakers, US PHS Commissioned Corp officers, teachers, students, interns, residents, postdocs, FDA Commissioner’s Fellows, MJ-DC members, NTUAADC members, CAPA members, NTMUADC members, CKUAADC members, NTHUAADC members, NJTUAADC members, CCACC volunteers/employees, FAPAC members, CBA members, AAGEN members, NCARSQA members, OCA-DC members, AAMB members, ACAP members, DC Leaders Club members, BioTrain volunteers, current job-seekers, Tai-Chi classes students in Metropolitan DC.

Location: Kelly’s Deli Conference Center, 7529 Standish Place, Rockville (Derwood, for GPS users), MD 20855
Registration Deadline: Please register by Thursday noon, August 10, 2017.  
Question: Please contact Dr. C.J. George Chang, Chair of Biomed/Biotech SIG, ASQ509; gchang2008@yahoo.com or 240-793-8425 (cell).

Driving directions: By Cars: From I-270 (N or S bound): Take Exit 9A and exit from the FIRST right exit; turn left (east) onto Shady Grove Dr.; turn right (south) onto Rockville Pike (Route 355); turn left (east) onto East Gude Dr.; turn left (north) immediately onto Crabb’s Branch Dr.; turn left (west) immediately onto Standish Place. The first building on your right side is 7519 Standish Place; open parking). The venue is on the first floor of 7529 Building with its external entrance opposite to the left side of 7519 building main entrance. By Metro trains: Off from Red Line Shady Grove Station, and take RideOn Route 59 TOWARD ROCKVILLE and get off from “Calhoun Place” stop. Standish Place is next to the Bus stop. Our venue is within 2 min of walking distance from the stop.

Our speaker will introduce the difference between Chinese and western medicines from the perspectives of medicine origins, medical models, and understanding of internal organs. Our discussion will focus on the theory of Chinese medicine including “yin-yang”; the “five elements”; “Zang-fu organs”; qi, blood, and fluid; meridians; constitution; pathogenesis; ethiopathogenesis; and the treatment principles. Our speaker will also touch upon the treatment methods of Chinese medicine and advantages of using Chinese medicine in treating diseases.

Speaker’s Bio: 
Dr. Bo Ji is the general manager of the US Center for Chinese Medicine By BUCM at Rockville, MD. Dr. Ji received her bachelor and master degree in acupuncture and doctor degree in Chinese medicine. Her postdoctoral focus was on integrated Chinese and western medicine. Dr. Ji was a visiting scholar at University of California, Los Angeles and the student of Academician Yongyan Wang and Professor Shentian Sun in PRC. 

Dr. Ji is specialized in diseases of the nervous system, digestive system, and respiratory system, mental diseases, skin diseases, irregular menstruation, dysmenorrhea, menopausal syndrome, facial and somatic pain, tinnitus, deafness, paralysis, insomnia, trauma, syndrome of chronic fatigue, obesity, herpes zoster, acne, eczema, urticaria, health care, etc. Her therapy focus includes holistic view combined with focus on the core pathogenesis, treatment based on syndrome differentiation, integration of Chinese and western medicine, and combined usage of acupuncture, herbal medicine and Western medicine. She also pays special attention on different stages along the course of the disease.

Dr. Ji is a professor and doctoral tutor at Beijing University of Chinese Medicine, a council member of Branch of Techniques of China Association for Acupuncture-Moxibustion and Editor Committee of World Federation of Chinese Medicine Societies, and a standing council member of Encephalopathy Committee of World Federation of Chinese Medicine Societies, She was also a member of Bloodletting and Cupping Committee of China Association for Acupuncture-Moxibustion, Technique Committee of Beijing Association of Acupuncture-Moxibustion, and Appraisal Panel of National Natural Science Foundation of China. Dr. Ji was the executive director of Acupoint Application Committee of Beijing Association of Acupuncture-Moxibustion.  

Dr. Ji chaired and/or participated in 18 national projects in PRC, received more than 10 research awards issued by university and higher research institutions, edited or translated 8 textbooks and monographs, published 120 academic papers, tutored 16 master and doctoral students, engaged in teaching of acupuncture, experimental acupuncture and other modalities of Chinese medicine for nearly 20 years. She was also engaged in clinical work for nearly 30 years, including 5 years at the neurology department of Western medicine. 

This event is cosponsored by NTU Alumni Association DC Chapter (www.ntuaadc.org) and Chinese American Professional Association DC Chapter (www.capadc.org).