Professor Zhilin Yan
Professor Zhilin Yan, graduated from Nanjing University of Chinese Medicine in 1986, has practiced traditional Chinese medicine for 27 years. He was assigned to be the chief TCM doctor and was invited to teach part-time at Nanjing University of Chinese Medicine as a professor in 2006. He published 14 papers in core professional journals and his researches that targeted kidney diseases were awarded at both national and provincial levels. In 2011, he had the opportunity to have Mr. Shaohua Wang (one of the most respected masters of TCM in China) as his mentor. He was able to inherit Mr.Shaohua Wang’s academic and clinical experience and completed a master’s degree with him. Mr. Zhilin Yan is well-admired by his patients as he was named one of the most reputable doctors in the city of Taizhou and the city of Xinghua. He now serves as the vice-chairman of the Nephropathy Professional Committee of The TCM Association of Jiangsu province.
Professor Tao Jin
Prof. Tao Jin received her bachelor’s degree in acupuncture from Nanjing University of Chinese Medicine in 1988. Since then she worked for more than 20 years in the Jiangsu Provincial Hospital of Chinese Medicine. She was the chief TCM doctor, professor of Clinical WHO International Acupuncture Training Center School of Nanjing University of Chinese Medicine, member of the Emergency Standing Professional Committee of the Acupuncture Association of Jiangsu Province. She is now a registered acupuncturist and a registered TCM practitioner in Ontario. From 1999 to 2001, Ms. Tao Jin was appointed by the Chinese Ministry of Health to support the European island, Malta. She was the vice-captain of the Chinese medical team and worked as the personal medical doctor for the former Prime Minister of Malta, Mr. Dominic Mintoff. From March 2007 to July 2008, she was assigned by the Jiangsu provincial government to support Yuanjiang Hospital of Xinjiang Yili as a medical expert. Her specific use of acupuncture and traditional Chinese medicine cured many rare and difficult diseases. She was well-admired by the local people and they described her as the “miracle-working” doctor.
Professor Jian Jiang Li
Prof. JianJiang Li, coming from Beijing Jishuitan Hospital, obtained his master degree from HuNan university of Traditional Chinese Medicine. He has been practicing traditional Chinese medicine for more than 20 years. His expertise is to treat common clinical internal and surgical diseases with combined traditional Chinese medicine and western medicine. He has rich teaching and clinical experience. In 2015, he successfully completed the Acupuncturist Registration Examinations of CTCMPAO (College of Traditional Chinese Medicine Practitioners and Acupuncturists of Ontario).
Professor Hui Liu
Prof Hui Liu, graduated from HuNan university of Traditional Chinese Medicine, obtained her master degree. As a doctor, she worked in Beijing tertiary hospital, engaged in traditional Chinese medicine, acupuncture and moxibustion in clinical work for more than 20 years. As a traditional Chinese medicine and family medicine teacher, she undertaken Beijing medical university teaching work for 12 years. As the department deputy director, she has overall responsibility for clinical, teaching, research work. In May 2014, she came to Toronto, and pass Ontario registered acupuncturists examination one time
Professor Emily Xue
Prof. Emily Xue, received her bachelor’s degree in medicine from Heilongjiang University of Chinese Medicine in 1989. She has been practicing Traditional Chinese Medicine for more than 20 years. She is specialized in clinical diagnosis, treatment, and rehabilitation of geriatric diseases. She is also good at clinical diagnosis and treatment of skin diseases. Prof. Xue is warmly welcomed wherever she goes because of her exceptional medical skills and her kind personality. She is very fond of teaching and students admired her greatly because of her thorough explanations and vivid clinical examples.
Professor Lidan You
Dr. Lidan You received her BS (Mechanical Engineering, 1994) and MS (Mechanical Engineering, 1997) degree from Peking University and PhD degree from City University of New York (Biomechanical Engineering, 2002). Dr. You took her postdoctoral training at Stanford University (2002-2006) working on bone cell mechanobiology. She joined the faculty of University of Toronto on 2006 as an Assistant Professor. Building on her diverse research experiences in fluid mechanics, biomechanics, cell mechanics, tissue engineering, microfabrication, bone histology, cell and molecular biology, and bone biology, she has rapidly established a dynamic interdisciplinary research program in bone cellular mechanobiology and bone biomechanics. Her research focus is on understanding of mechanical stimuli effect on bone cells.
Professor Jian Guan
Dr. Jian Guan, PhD. RNC. Specializing in public health and immigrant adaptation. Currently teaching at Ryerson University, president of the Canadian Academy of Natural Health and president of Canadian Association for Cancer Support. Research publications focus on immigrants’ health and acculturation, depression and access to social and health services, cross-cultural comparison of seniors’ physical, mental and sexual health, cultural effects on physician/patient relations, social and psychological impact of epidemics, and ethical challenge of medicine. Course taught include Medical Sociology, Sociology and Health, Values and Ethics for Health Professionals, Leadership Ethics, and Nutrition Practice and Counseling.
Professor Ying Zhang
Ying Zhang, R.TCMP.,RNC. Doctor of Traditional Chinese Medicine, Registered Nutrition Counselor. Dr. Zhang graduated from Beijing University of Traditional Chinese Medicine and taught Chinese Medicine after completing her studied at graduate School at the same University. Dr. Zhang currently is the Director of Holibalance Wellness Center. Guest Professor of Canadian Academy of Natural Health; Board of director of Canadian Association of Nutri-Health Education and Canadian Association for Cancer Support.
Professor Jeff Weininger
Prof. Weininger graduated from chiropractic school (CMCC) in 1987 with a doctor of chiropractor degree, after completing a bachelor of science in biology at York University. He has been in private practice in medical clinics since graduation working with medical doctors and other allied health practitioners mostly north of the city. He started to do work with rehabilitation clinics for injured car accident clients and injured patients at their office/work place in the more recent years. He finds this work challenging as he has to be thorough with each client so that he does not miss potential prolonged injuries. Figuring out what is wrong with clients and what is preventing them from healing and functioning properly is key to his therapeutic approach. While this is rewarding, sports injury treatment