"I'm very grateful for her thorough, caring and educated
approach to healing."
– Stacey

Tracy Andersen LAc

Tracy is a native Oregonian. After receiving her Bachelor of Arts in Philosophy from the University of Oregon, Tracy attended the Oregon College of Oriental Medicine, where she became a certified Qi Gong Teacher and received a Master’s Degree in Acupuncture and Oriental Medicine.

After many years in practice she returned to school in 2008 to begin work on her Doctorate of Acupuncture and Oriental Medicine (DAOM) with which she will graduate in the fall of 2010.

Along with being passionate about Chinese Medicine, Tracy enjoys cycling, yoga, hiking, reading, going to movies, cooking, eating at restaurants, traveling to foreign countries and having fun with her friends and family.

EDUCATION
Oregon College of Oriental Medicine, Portland, OR
Doctorate of Acupuncture & Oriental Medicine Program
The DAOM degree represents the highest formal educational credential currently available in the field of acupuncture and Oriental medicine in the United States.
Training: Second year student pending graduation Fall 2010. Studies have included: 1 year of advanced training in Women's health; menstrual irregularities, fertility, pregnancy and menopause.
Additional Topics Studied: Endocrine Disorders; Diabetes,Metabolic Syndrome & Obesity, Neurology, Orthopedics and Oncology.
Special Training With: Dr. Ming Qing Zhu, L.Ac., OMD (China) on Dr Zhu's Scalp Acupuncture; Dr Wei-Chieh Young PhD, LAc on Master Tung's Acupuncture; Wei Liu LAc on Advanced Needling Techniques; Satya Ambrose ND, LAc Autoimmune diseases; Rosa Schnyer, DAOM, LAc on Mental Emotional Disorders; Guohui Liu (Bmed), LAc Gastrointestinal health, Liver Gallbladder Disorders and Classical Chinese Medicine.
Internship Training: Oregon Health Science University (OHSU) Family Medicine with Dr Meg Hayes MD. OHSU Family Medicine with Dr Zhaoxue Lu LAc; D.med (China). OCOM Acupuncture and Herbal Clinic.

Master’s Degree in Acupuncture & Oriental Medicine
Training
: Four academic years’ (three calendar years) training in Traditional Chinese Medicine 3,272 total hours including: Chinese single-herb and formula writing, Acupuncture theory and practice. Biomedicine coursework in basic sciences; anatomy and physiology; living anatomy; western pathology; western clinical diagnosis; western pharmacology; diet and nutrition; public and community health; Two years’ Shiatsu training.
Certifications: Teacher certified in Soaring Crane Qi Gong.
Internship Training: OCOM Acupuncture Clinic; Hollywood Senior Center; Washington County Department of Corrections.

University of Oregon, Eugene, OR
B.A., Philosophy

Universidad Autonoma de Querétaro, Querétaro, Mexico
Language Diploma in Spanish

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