Hong Jin, DAOM, LAc

[courses/subjects] Tongue & Pulse Diagnosis
Integrative Round Table

Hong Jin, DAOM, L. Ac., received her medical degree from Nanjing University of Traditional Chinese Medicine, P.R.China, in 1985.  After graduating, she taught Acupuncture and Chinese Medicine at Nanjing International Acupuncture Training Center, World Health Organization Collaborative Center on Traditional Medicine for 7 years.

Since 1992, she has been teaching and lecturing in the United States and Canada on Acupuncture and Chinese Medicine. She joined Oregon College of Oriental Medicine (OCOM) as a professor in 1993, received her doctoral degree in Acupuncture & Oriental Medicine from OCOM in 2007 with the specialty of Women’s Health and Geriatrics. She teaches for the Women’s Health Specialty modules in the doctoral programs at OCOM, as well as at American College of Traditional Chinese Medicine in California Institute of Integral Studies at San Francisco, California. She is also the Chair of Oriental Medicine department at OCOM.

In 2003, she is one of the two recipients of the 2nd annual “Bridges of Integration” awards presented by the Traditional Chinese Medicine World Foundation in US. In 2012, she received “Flying Horse” award from Northwest China Council for her outstanding serves to the local community for promoting Chinese Medicine in US.

She was on the wisdom council of the fellowship program of Academy of Integrative Health and Medicine in US. She works a lot in collaboration with medical doctors in treating various disorders, especially in collaboration with Oregon Reproductive Medicine (ORM) since 2000 to treat patients with infertility. Since January 2016, she leads a team of 5 acupuncturists to treat patients on their IVF transfer day at ORM.

In addition, she is a chief investigator for several National Institute of Health (NIH) funded research projects, including Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM) arm for the Temporomandibular Joint Disorder ( TMD) study projector 2 (This is the project that looks into the relationship for women who have TMD and hormonal imbalance):

  • “Endometriosis Pain:  Chinese Medicine v.s. Hormone Therapy”;
  • “Complementary and Alternative Medicine (CAM) Education Project” (This is the project that focuses on launching a 4-year longitudinal CAM curriculum for medical students at Oregon Health & Science University);

She also served as an advisory committee member for Acupuncture Practitioner Research Education Enhancement (APREE) grant (Founded by NIH).