TAKE OUR SURVEY

University of Washington

We are asking licensed acupuncturists and East Asian Medicine practitioners in the United States to take a 5 minute online survey about their current clinical practice during the COVID-19 crisis.  


We hope our findings will provide a framework for academic institutions, professional associations and healthcare policy makers to improve the professional field of Acupuncture and East Asian Medicine. Find the survey, here.  Thank you!

Eligibility Criteria

  • Licensed acupuncturist or East Asian Medicine practitioner

  • Practicing in the United States

  • Fluent in English

 If you have any questions, please contact the principle investigator, Dr. Tamsin Lee at 575-737-8596 or email TL579@UW.EDU.

This study is approved by the Institutional Review Board at the University of Washington (STUDY00010030) and funded by the National Center for Complimentary and Integrative Health.


 
 

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HELLO

The Research Team

TAMSIN LEE
DAOM, LAC, AEMP

Principal Investigator

@drtamsinlee

Skeptic turned curious human being

Dr. Lee is a doctor of East Asian Medicine, licensed acupuncturist and postdoctoral clinical researcher at the University of Washington.  Her research is focused on the use of technology as a means to create virtual communities and implement culturally sensitive interventions to underserved populations. She is committed to health diversity, equity and inclusion, and making Complementary and Integrative Health interventions accessible for all. 

BLAKE LANGLEY
ND, MSOM, LAC

Co-Principal Investigator

@needlesandnaturopathy


Influencing policy for health promotion

Dr. Langley is a licensed naturopathic doctor and acupuncturist in Oregon working through his postdoc at the Helfgott Research Institute on FDA-regulated trials for natural supplements. His history leading national student organizations and committees have instilled a passion to promote student and professional advocacy. He additionally supports collaborative efforts as a program manager for a profession-wide action group and he serves on the Board of Directors of the Health Policy Advocacy Institute.

JENNY NOBORIKAWA
DACM, LAC

Research Associate

@dr.noborikawa

Endeavoring to gently shake the world

Dr. Noborikawa is a doctor of acupuncture and Chinese medicine and licensed acupuncturist in California. She is currently working as a faculty member, clinician, and researcher at the Southern California University of Health Sciences. She believes in the potential of acupuncture and Chinese medicine within the realm of public health and would like to see integrative medicine thrive. She serves as the secretary for the Integrative, Complementary, and Traditional Health Practices section of the American Public Health Association.

ARIANA SKYE-BABBOTT
MACOM, LAC

Research Associate

@hene.acupuncture

Ambitious, creative, problem solver

Ariana Skye-Babbott is a National and California board-certified Acupuncturist and Executive Vice President of a public health firm. She’s invested in integrative medicine and advancing the quality of complementary and integrative health research by building relationships and collaborating across diverse healthcare settings. She’s developed her skills and engaged her curiosity through direct experience in hospitals, work with federal health agencies, medical volunteering in Fiji — and as a faculty fellow at the University of California San Diego. Through all of her work, she advocates for making health information understandable, clear, and accessible to all.

 

STAY INFORMED

Recently published papers to help acupuncturists navigate public health concerns

COVID-19 AND RACIAL/ETHNIC DISPARITIES

JAMA

 

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