Dr.Dr. Frank Du Frank Du

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.

Dr. Juan HuangDr. Juan Huang

Academic Dean, Reg. Dr. TCM in B.C., PH.D., R.AC., MD (China)

Dr. Juan Huang received her PH.D. in internal medicine of TCM at Beijing University of Chinese Medicine, Beijing, China. She has been involved in several research projects both experimental and clinical at the municipal and national level in China. Dr. Huang has 17 years of teaching experience both in China and Canada. She was the principle instructor at the Academy of Classical Oriental Science in Nelson B.C. for 13 years. She has taught a broad range of courses from diagnosis, acupuncture therapeutics, herbology, formula, internal medicine, external medicine, gynecology and pediatric, etc. at the Academy of Classical Oriental Science  from 2003. She also has teaching experience at a TCM College in Vancouver. Dr. Huang was a highly esteemed lecturer at the Capital Medical University (Beijing). She has been issued a Certificate of qualified instructor by the Private Career Training Institutions Agency (PCTIA ) in B.C., Canada.

Dr. Huang has 26 years of clinical experience both in China and Canada, including 13 years of practicing both at Guixi municipal Hospital ( Jiangxi province, China ) and Dongzhimen Hospital which is the affiliated hospital of Beijing University of Chinese Medicine (Beijing, China) and 13 years of practicing at the Academy of Classical Oriental Science Outpatient Clinic (Nelson B.C.).  She has successfully treated many difficult diseases in internal medicine, gynecology and male disease, such as arrhythmia, coronary heart disease, immune disease, digestive disease, respiratory disease, menstrual disorders, menopausal syndrome, depression and male sterility etc. with acupuncture and herbal medicine in both China and Canada. Dr. Huang has numerous articles published in academic Chinese medicine journals.

Now Dr. Huang is working at the Calgary College of TCM and Acupuncture as a full time instructor and the Academic Dean. She is teaching various courses and supervises in the student clinic.

Dr. Marc RaedscheldersDr. Marc Raedschelders

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.

Dr.-Andrea-HejtmanekDr. Andrea Hejtmanek

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.

Dr. Juan GuoDr. Juan Guo

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.

Dr. Hung TranDr. Hung (Huwell) Tran

PhD. MD (Vietnam), MBA

Dr. Hung (Huwell) Tran graduated from The HCMC University of Medicine and Pharmacy at Saigon (Vietnam) in 1982. After 4 years of residency at several hospitals in Internal Medicine and Surgery, he started his post graduate education, during which he had been spending 18 months as a Visiting Fellow at School of Medicine, University of New South Wales (Sydney, Australia). Hung obtained his PhD. degree of Anatomy in 1994; as well as, an MBA from University of Brussels (Belgium, 1997).  In 2013 he migrated to Canada, took courses at SAIT (Southern Alberta Institute of Technology) and was granted ‘Ready to Teach and Instructional Skills Certificates’ from SAIT. Since 2014 Dr. Hung (Huwell) Tran has redirected his interest and occupation to Traditional Chinese Medicine.

Hung’s multi – tracking occupation includes more than 15 year of teaching Anatomy & Physiology and Healthcare Management at The University of Medicine and Pharmacy at HCM city, School of Nursing of Western International University, Saigontech (Affiliate of Houston Community College USA in Vietnam);  together with  activities as western medicine practitioner, healthcare administrative, corporate trainer at different Healthcare and Pharmaceutical Institutions.

He is co-authors of 3 Anatomy Textbooks and has published 7 articles.

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Dr. Joan Boux


As a former physician and recent graduate from the acupuncture program in Halifax, Dr. Boux is very excited to be teaching biomedicine at the CCTCMA. With over 20 years of experience in the specialty of Anesthesia (including intensive care medicine and chronic pain clinic ) as well as prior work experience in emergency room medicine, Dr. Boux is uniquely qualified to deliver current, high-quality information in the Pathology/Microbiology section of the curriculum, as well as other biomedical courses. She also practices as a Registered Acupuncturist in Calgary NW and soon, Cochrane. Dr Boux looks forward to bringing biomedicine to life by sharing anecdotes and prior hands-on experience so as to enrich the learning experience of her students. When not at work Dr. Boux enjoys painting visionary art and hiking the wilderness with her family.

Michael A. McFarlane

B.Sc., R.Ac.

Michael has been in private practice since 2005 and is a graduate of the Grant MacEwan Acupuncture Program in Edmonton, Alberta. He also took part in an internship program in China where he completed courses in acupuncture, Tai Chi, and Chinese Massage (2004).
Michael previously taught for the acupuncture program and the massage therapy program at Grant MacEwan University (2005-2017). He currently serves on the Conduct and Competency Board for the College & Association of Acupuncturists of Alberta.
In addition to being a registered acupuncturist in Alberta, Michael also holds a B.Sc. from the University of Alberta.

Dr. KodetDr. Atonin Kodet

N.D., Paed.Dr.

Dr. Kodet holds the degree of Doctor of Naturopathic Medicine from the National College of Natural Medicine in Portland, Oregon, the oldest and most respected institution of its kind in North America. He also holds the degree of Pedagogicae Doctris from Charles University in Prague, one of the oldest and most reputable universities in the world where he graduated with honours in Kinesiology and Sport. Concurrently, Dr. Kodet completed his training in Coaching and Sports Rehabilitation.

Dr. Kodet has taught and developed courses at the University of Calgary, Mount Royal University, Vancouver Community College and Calgary College of Traditional Chinese Medicine and Acupuncture. Courses he taught have included Pathology, Internal Medicine, Pharmacology, Kinesiology and Rehabilitation, Nutrition, Herbal Medicine, Homeopathy, and Modern Principles of Sports Training. He also played a key role in establishing the diploma program for Herbal Therapists at Mount Royal University.

Dr. Kodet is actively involved in providing information on natural therapies through public lectures as well as radio and television appearances. He also contributes to various national publications and periodicals.

Dr. Kodet’s book – Cook for Health, Healing & Vitality – reveals his nutritional approach and shares some of the successes which his patients have achieved following his recommendations.

Dr. William W. Han

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.

Professor Kai ChengProf. Kai Cheng

Visiting Professor of CCTCMA, Professor of BUCM

Professor Kai Cheng is a visiting professor at our school. He is currently teaching and supervising undergraduate and post graduate students at Beijing University of Chinese Medicine. He founded Da Cheng Chain Chinese medical center.  He currently holds many positions as director of health science associations and committees. He recently won the award of “China Good Doctor” by XinHua Network of the “Innovation Science Award” in 2013. Professor Cheng Kai has published many books and has been editing textbooks. He has also been featured on many prominent network television shows. Recently he was invited by the overseas Chinese Affairs Office of the State Council as an expert speaker. Professor has visited US, Britain, Canada, Australia, France, New Zealand, Austria, Hungary, and many other countries to participate in the “Chinese Culture—Famous Expert Speaking Tour”.

In addition to the above achievements, he has been invited by many commercially successful organizations as workshop guest speakers, including China Bank, Shiseido, Lancôme. Government associations such as Ministry of foreign affairs, Chinese CDPF, and non-profit organizations such as Red Cross and Beijing City Family Planning Association.

Dr.-Guichao-WuDr. Guichao Wu


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.


Dr.-Minjung-ChoiDr. Min-Jung Choi

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.

Dr. Erin TaylorDr. Erin Taylor


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. Sarah ShenDr. Sarah Shen


R. Ac, RMT

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.


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