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Dr. Lixing Lao

President, Virginia University of Integrative Medicine

Professor Lixing Lao, Ph.D., Professor and President, Virginia University of Integrative Medicine (VUIM), Fairfax, Virginia, USA. Dr. Lao has been a long-term advocator of wildlife protection in TCM since 1998 when he gave a testimony on a hearing of the U.S. House of Representatives Committee on Resources which led to the pass of the Act: “Use of Endangered Species in Chinese Medicines for the Rhinoceros and Tiger Conservation Act”. In 1999, he presented at the conference entitled “Traditional Chinese Medicine and Wildlife Conservation Health planet, health people”, in Beijing, China.

Dr. Yemeng Chen

President, New York College of Traditional Chinese Medicine

YEMENG CHEN, Ph.D. (China), Dipl. OM (NCCAOM), L.Ac., FICAE, is President of New York College of Traditional Chinese Medicine, President of the National Federation of Chinese, TCM Organizations (NFCTCMO), Honorary President of Young American Acupuncturists of America, and the Editor-in-Chief of Journal of Complementary Medicine & Alternative Healthcare. Dr. Chen has enthusiastically participated in numerous worldwide and nationwide activities in the Acupuncture and Chinese Medicine profession which include the following: VicePresident of World Traditional Medicine Forum, Co-Chair of Education Working Committee of World Federation of Acupuncture-Moxibustion Societies (WFAS), Executive Member of Presidium of the World Federation of Chinese Medicine Societies (WFCMS), Vice-Director of Professional Committees of Sub-Optimal Health and TCM Translation. and Standing Council member of Education Steering Committee, WFCMS, and a Guest Professor in Beijing, Shanghai and Jiangxi University of Traditional Chinese Medicine, and Academy of Integrative Medicine in Fudan University. He was Chair of the Accreditation Commission of Acupuncture & Oriental Medicine (ACAOM) and vice chair of the New York State Board for Acupuncture, appointed by the New York State Education Department. Dr. Chen was a recipient of Pearl Wisdom Award by Acupuncture Society of New York (ASNY) (2015), Sailing Award for International Exchange of Traditional Chinese Medicine by World Federation of TCM Services and Trade (2020), and Herald Long Island Excellence in Healthcare Awards (2022). He is on the biographical record of Who’s Who in America (2023-2024) as a Top Professional and Top Executive.
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Lixin Huang

former President, American College of TCM

Lixin Huang worked in the higher education system for over forty years. She received her masters degree in education from Northern Illinois University. She served as President of American College of Traditional Chinese Medicine, Vice President of California Institute of Integral Studies, President of CCAOM and Commissioner of AOM. Lixin has been serving WWF US National Council since 1998, and is recognized as a renowned leader and speaker in TCM and wildlife conservation.

Dr. Zhilin Dong

President, World Traditional Medicine Forum

Zhilin Dong, Director of Shenzhou Open University of TCM President of World TCM Forum
Vice President Federation of Acupuncture Societies
Executive President World Federation of TCM Trade Services
President Pan European Federation of TCM Societies
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Dr. Yibin Feng

Professor and Director, School of Chinese Medicine, Hong Kong University

Professor Feng is currently the Professor and Director at the School of Chinese Medicine, Li Ka Shing Faculty of Medicine, The University of Hong Kong (HKU). He is also Principal Scientist in HKU-Shenzhen Research Institute. In addition to these he is also Hong Kong and China Registered Chinese Medicine Practitioner, and a Consultant Physician at The University of Hong Kong-Shenzhen Hospital and Gleneagles Hospital. He also serves as a visiting professor at several universities in Mainland China and overseas. He received his Bachelor and Master education in Chinese medicine in Mainland China. Dr. Feng completed his PhD training in pharmacology and molecular medicine in Japan. His teaching subjects are Pharmacology, Pharmacology and Toxicology of Chinese Medicines, Internal Chinese Medicine and quality control of herbal medicine.

Dr. Yvonne Lau

President, Mayway US

Yvonne has been the President of Mayway Herbs since 1997, but has worked in her family’s 5 decades-old Chinese herb business since childhood. She is also active as Vice President of the Chinese Herb Trade Association of America, a trade group founded in 1984 representing over 300 Chinese herb importers, distributors, and retailers primarily in California. She chairs the Regulatory Compliance Committee for the Association, and in this role has lectured about Good Manufacturing Practices and best business practices, as well as organized and moderated meetings between regulatory agencies and the Association.
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Dr. Daniel Jiao

TCM Practitioner

Professor Daniel Jiao was the chief lecturer of Medical Acupuncture at Stanford University School of Medicine, and the three-term Chairman of the Board of Directors . He is currently a doctoral supervisor at several acupuncture universities in the United States, and Treasurer of the board of directors of NCCAOM. American Pain Institute, professor MD Western Medicine learning Chinese medicine, many doctors from Stanford University, Harvard University and UCSF and other top 10 universities of western medicine and medicine professor. Full time Sutter Western Medicine Hospital Acupuncturist.
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Jenniffer Wu


Jenniffer is a New York State board certified acupuncturist. She graduated from New York College of Traditional Chinese Medicine with a degree in Acupuncture and furthered her studies with a masters in Chinese Herbal Medicine. Since attending school until present she has been actively involved in her school and is currently secretary of NYCTCM’s Alumni Association. Her background in wholesale trade and business have been invaluable in assisting her with these. When she is not busy treating patients or serving as secretary to either organization, she enjoys cooking, and traveling with her son.