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 Zhong Ping (Peter) Hou

Ph.D TCMD CTWMD D.Ac. L.Ac. Dip.Ac. Dip. C.H.

Dr. Hou received Ph.D of philosophy in Oriental medicine from American Liberty University, USA. He graduated  from Nanjing University of Traditional Chinese Medicine, majoring in TCM and also received TCM Oncologist training at the Affiliated Hospital in China. He graduated from YenCheng Health School after studying Western medicine, He was trained as a physician in Hua Hai hospital, YenCheng. At the JingSu Institute of Traditional Chinese Medicine, he specialized in acupuncture and moxibustion. He received doctor of combining TCM and West Medicine in China. He studied Western Psychology at the University of New York. He passed his exam of Acupuncture and Chinese herbology from US National Certification Commission for Acupuncture and Oriental Medicine (NCCAOM), He received license of acupuncturist in the states of Hawaii and Colorado. He is a member of the Medical Association of China and director of the federation of Chinese Naturopathy.  He is a member of CAA USA., and has received approval to use the doctoral of Acupuncture title from the State of Hawaii.


Dr. Hou has thirty years of teaching, training, research and practice experience in Hua Hai, Dong Xing, and Jang Su TCM hospitals in China, and he has treated patients in the Hospital of Moscow in Russia, the Budapest Center of Chinese Naturopathy in Hungary, and in South Africa. He taught and practiced Chinese medicine in the Tai Hsuan Foundation College of Acupuncture & Herbal Medicine Institute of Hawaii, Oriental Medical Institute of Hawaii, ALU of Los Angeles, and CSTCM, USA. He is president of East West Medical Institute and East West Medical Center (CO, USA) now, he has conducted research, treatment and teaching program in integrative oncology in EWMI.


Dr. Hou is a professional member of the Society for Integrative Oncology. He is the author of the book: Using an integrated approach combining Western Medicine with Traditional Chinese Medicine.

Robert Bregman
Ph.D., LPC

Dr. Robert Bregman, received Ph.D. in Counselor Education from University of Pittsburgh. he got M.A. in human Behavior from U.S. International University and got B.A. in Premed/Psychology from Columbia University. He taught about Counselor Education Program in Duquesne University, Pittsburgh, PA. , National Center for Alcohol Education , Bethesda, MD. .He is a licensed Mental Health Counselor and he is a senior Psychotherapist in Meridian Behavioral Health Care, Gainesville, FL and etc.

 Shanwen Gao
M.D. M.S. L.Ac.

Shanwen Gao graduated from Guangxi College of Traditional Chinese Medicine with her bachelor’s degree in Traditional Chinese Medicine (M.D.) in China, and later graduated from Royal University in Los Angeles with a Master of Science in Oriental Medicine.(M.S.). Shanwen Gao, is  a Colorado and California licensed acupuncturist(L.Ac), she practices in Los Angeles and Denver. She  is a faculty member of the International Institute of Chinese Medicine, and serves as an instructor at the Colorado School of Traditional Chinese Medicine where she teaches Traditional Chinese Medicine and Western Medical Case Studies in Gynecology and Obstetrics. She also serves as a supervisor in the school’s clinic.

Yi Cao  

M.D. L.Ac


Dr. Cao graduated from the Hei Long Jiang University of Traditional Chinese Medicine in major of Acupuncture, Harbin, China, in 1988. The doctoral program included training in both Western and Traditional Chinese Medicine with a special emphasis on Acupuncture. Dr.Cao completed his residency as a stuff doctor at the hospital of the University. He became the leader of the Acupuncture and moxibustion Department and vice-professor. He also taught acupuncture, moxibustion and tui na in the University. He has published many articles in the journal of clinical Acupuncture and Moxibustion and won many award. He has rich clinic experience and theory level. He maintains professional membership in the CAA, and teaches at the Colorado School of Traditional Chinese Medicine.

Lili He
M.S. in Medical Science
M.S. in Health Science
Lili He graduated from China Pharmaceutical University, and worked at Biopharmaceutical Institute in China. She received a Master's degree in Immunology & Microbiology of Medical Science, and a Master's degree in Biostatistics of  Health Science from New York Medical College. She currently works as a clinical trial consultant at Pfizer Inc., New York.