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Biomed/Biotech SIG: Chinese Medicine & Practice  

US Center For Chinese Medicine By BUCM, 9600 Blackwell Rd. Suite 300, Rockville, MD 20850

Sep 2, 2017    1:00 pm - 3:00 pm (GMT -5:00) EST

“Introduction of Chinese Medicine and Practice 
- Theory, Advantages, and Mechanisms"
To be delivered in Mandarin

To be presented by

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

       Saturday, September 2, 2017

1:00 – 2:45 PM – Program 
2:45 – 3:00 PM – Door-prize drawing & Networking

Online Registration site: http://www.asq509.org/ht/d/DoSurvey/i/104214

Open to Public – Recommended Donation to “USCCM By BUCM”:  $5/person  

Location: 北京中醫大學美國中醫中心 (US Center For Chinese Medicine By BUCM), 9600 Blackwell Rd. Suite 300, Rockville, MD 20850

Registration Deadline: Please register by Saturday noon, September 2, 2017.  

Question: Please contact Dr. C.J. George Chang, Chair of Biomed/Biotech SIG, ASQ509; gchang2008@yahoo.com or 240-793-8425 (cell).

*** This event will be conducted in Mandarin. ***

Dr. Bo Ji 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. 稽波博士亦將介紹中醫治病範圍及體會,針刺鎮痛機裡,經絡研究情況和經穴,腑臟相關等研究情況介紹。

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).