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President. TCMD. MD(China), Master Degree(Australia). R.Ac. RMT
Dr. Du has 24 years of teaching and clinical experience in TCM and acupuncture in Canada, Australia, and China. He is a Registered Acupuncturist and TCM doctor in Alberta.
Dr.Du earned his Bachelor of Medicine specializing in TCM from Beijing University of Chinese Medicine in 1988, and obtained his Master Science from RMIT University in Australia in 1999.
As the founder and president of CCTCMA, he is responsible for the program design, curriculum development, and all academic activities. He is also a professor at CCTCMA and teaches various subjects in TCM and acupuncture.
DTCM, R. Ac., Dipl. Ac. (NCCAOM), ADS (NADA)
Marc Raedschelders graduated from the Catholic University of Louvain, Belgium with a degree in Physical Therapy in 1978. In 1983 he started his training in TCM at the European University for Traditional Chinese Medicine in Belgium from which he received his diploma in 1986. He continued with advanced TCM education in Europe, China, and Canada. He studied in Beijing (1986, 1991) and Nanjing (1998) and continued upgrading in China on a regular basis (2004-2011). In 1999, he started coordinating the Acupuncture Program at Grant MacEwan University where he chaired this program until 2011.
Marc is a Registered Acupuncturist and member of several national and international professional acupuncture /TCM associations. He is past president of the Acupuncture – TCM Society of Alberta (President from 1997 to 2000). He was also member of the Board of Examiners in Acupuncture (1995 to 1999) and member of the Acupuncture Committee for many years, both ministerial appointments from the province of Alberta. Until 2011, he served as Vice-President of the College and Association of Acupuncturists of Alberta (CAAA). He is a diplomat of the National Certification Commission for Acupuncture and Oriental Medicine (NCCAOM) (U.S.) and also completed his NADA requirements for Acupuncture Detox Specialist (ADS). Marc has extensive TCM experience as practitioner, educator, and administrator.
Ph.D, Associate Professor
Dr. Guo has 7 years of teaching experience in Chinese herbal medicine and Pharmacology for both undergraduate and graduate students in China.
Dr. Guo earned her Bachelor and Master of Medicine in TCM from the Chengdu University in 1999 and 2004, as well as Ph.D in TCM from the Shanghai University of TCM in 2007. She had her post doctoral fellow training in University of Western Ontario from 2008 to 2010. She published more than ten papers as first author in the past 5 years.
TCMD, BSc (Korea), BMed (Beijing, China)
Dr. Ur graduated from Seoul National University and received a bachelor degree in natural science. After graduation, he studied Chinese cosmology with Sr. Danwon (Specialist of Chinese cosmology, already passed away). In 2006, he graduated from Beijing University of Chinese Medicine in China majoring in TCM.
He worked as a regular TCM professor at IBRATE (Instituto Brasileiro de Therapias e Ensino, Curitiba, Brasil), as a visiting TCM professor at EBRAMEC (Escola Brasileira de Medicina Chinesa, Sao Paulo, Brasil) and Ajnah instituto de saude integral (Curitiba, Brazil). He also led several seminars about Chinese cosmology and TCM in Beijing and Fukuoka of Japan. He is also an editorial adviser of Chinese Medicine journal, `Medicina Chinesa Brasil`.
He published many articles on TCM journals such as `Treatment of Cancer by herbal medicine` (Vol I. 4th Edition, `Medicina Chinesa Brasil`), `Application of herbal medicine by calculation of Yun Qi theory for the year 2012` (Vol II. 6th Edition, `Medicina Chinesa Brasil`). Another article ‘six stages diagnosis is not just about meridians’ is published on ‘Medicina Chinese Brasil‘, Vol III, 8th Edition.
He did several research presentations at TCM congress and symposium in Brazil, and those are about `Abdominal Acupuncture as a micro cosmos`, `Chinese facial diagnosis and constitution` `Human constitutional evolution and its mechanism from Five Yun & six Qi theory `, `How to prevent the side effects of Qi Gong`.
Now he is working at CCTCMA as a full time TCM instructor. His main interest is about human evolution of mind & body and its mechanism from the point of view of TCM, and how to promote it by TCM. And also about Energetic impact of Tibetan tummo yoga on human physiology, Astrological impact on human physiology and Magnetic therapy etc.
MD (The Czech Republic), HD, MT
Hana graduated as a medical doctor and dentist in 1991 in The Czech Republic. Shortly after the graduation, she moved to Canada where she redirected her education to holistic medicine — nutrition, massage therapy, yoga therapy, reflexology and homeopathy. Hana’s main passion is her work as a medical educator. She has been teaching medical sciences (anatomy, physiology, pathology, pharmacology, psychology, public health and nutrition) at various colleges in Calgary. She also offers courses in homeopathy. As a medical doctor and holistic health practitioner, Hana firmly believes that if the contemporary medical system is to be successful, it has to integrate all the world’s proven healing systems, past and present: traditional Chinese medicine, acupuncture, Ayurvedic medicine, homeopathy, naturopathy, energy healing systems, spiritual healing, massage and western medicine. She is proud to promote this integration by teaching in schools that offer training in a variety of holistic disciplines. Hana currently divides her time between teaching at the Calgary College of Traditional Chinese Medicine & Acupuncture and Mount Royal University.
Erin graduated with a BSc in kinesiology at the University of Calgary in 2000. Her interests in mind-body energetic medicine led her to study at the Calgary College of Traditional Chinese Medicine and Acupuncture where she graduated in 2008 as a doctor of Chinese Medicine and as a registered acupuncturist. Erin has continued her practice and completed her first year of teaching at the college. She presently practices as a Doctor of Chinese Medicine and registered acupuncturist part time and teaches at both the Mount Royal College and the Calgary College of Chinese Medicine and Acupuncture. In her free time she enjoys taking workshops to further her studies in this vast and exciting field, tutoring as well as spending time reading, hiking, biking and walking her dog.
Dr. Kodet holds two doctoral degrees: N.D, (Naturopathic Doctor,) from the National College of Natural Medicine, USA and Paed.Dr from Charles University in Prague, (graduated with honors). In Prague he completed the kinesiology, sport coaching and rehabilitation program. In addition he studied at leading European Universities and medical centers in Asian countries. Dr.Kodet taught at various universities and colleges, (medical sciences, botanical medicine, homeopathy, kinesiology-rehabilitation…) and played a key role in establishing the diploma program for Herbal Therapists at Mount Royal University. Dr.Kodet was the first Naturopathic Doctor and kinesiologist qualified as an expert witness by the courts of law in Alberta and British Columbia. He has written a book titled “Cook for Health, Healing and Vitality.” In his practice Dr. Kodet uses natural medicine to treat adult and childhood illnesses that do not adequately respond to conventional treatments. He has been able to help many patients who were considered incurable.
TCMD, R.Ac., RMT, B.A.
Andrea Hejtmanek graduated from the University of Calgary with a Bachelor’s Degree in Religious Studies in 2003, thereafter she enrolled in Traditional Chinese Medicine and Acupuncture at the Calgary College of Traditional Chinese Medicine and Acupuncture, where she completed the Doctor of TCM program in 2009.
Andrea is involved with TCM and Acupuncture regulation in Alberta; she is the Vice President of the Alberta Association of Traditional Chinese Medical Doctors and is Co-Chair of Membership Services for the College and Association of Acupuncturists of Alberta. Andrea also volunteers at the Drop In Centre supervising interns for community acupuncture. In addition to her extra-curricular activities Dr. Hejtmanek is the owner of Nourishing Life Health Care where she specializes in anti-aging medicine, facial rejuvenation, digestive disorder and stress relief. Her practice emphasis applying principles as taught in Classical Chinese medical literature with an integrated eastern/whole foods approach to dietary therapy.
Sarah Shen graduated with diploma of massage therapy at the Professional Institute of Massage Therapy in 2009. She got her certificate for Traditional Chinese Massage also known as Tuina in 2005 in China, and is an RMT with the National Health Practitioner of Canada.
She received her Bachelor’s degree of Western Medicine in Taishan Medical University in 1987 in China. She worked as a Radiation Oncologist in Qingdao People’s hospital for many years. and got rich experience in clinical medicine. She has been practicing as a massage therapist for four years since she moved to Canada. She can perform many different specialized types of massage therapy, including trigger point release, myofascial release, deep tissue massage, acupressure, sports massage, hotstone massage and reflexology.
Dr. Wu graduated from the Beijing University of TCM in 1998. He was a licensed acupuncturist in California, USA. He has 12 years of TCM and acupuncture experience in North America. He is currently a Registered Acupuncturist in Alberta.
MD (China, USA & Canada), TCMD
Dr. Han was trained as a Medical Oncologist in China-1999. He became a certified MD by the Medical Council of Canada in 2003, after having passed MCCQE (Medical Council of Canada Qualifying Examination) and has been registered in the College of Physician & Surgeons of British Columbia and Alberta as a Bedside Physician since 2004. He also became a certified MD by ECFMG (Education Committee of Foreign Medical Graduates) after passing the USMLE (United States Medical License Exams). Dr. Han has been actively involved in medical education and research for the past decade, and has been contributing in various medical research projects at TCM schools across Canada. Dr. Han is dedicated to helping students explore the field of integrated medicine.
TCMD. M.Sc(Korea) R.Ac
Dr. Choi obtained a Bachelor degree of Food & Microbial Technology from Seoul Women¡¯s University in 1998. She was a researcher of Seoul National University Hospital from 1998 to 1999. In 2000, she got a Master degree of Microbiology to prove anti-cancer effect from the mold, Alternaria brassicicola. She came to Canada to study TCM and she graduated from International College of TCM in Victoria in 2005. She also has the certificate in HTT (Herbal Transdermal Therapy) in East-West Medical Society and the Canadian College of Acupuncture & Oriental Medicine. She is a registered acupuncturist in Alberta.
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