Craig Mitchell graduated from the American College of Traditional Chinese Medicine (SF, CA) in 1993. Since 1993, he has been seeing patients, teaching, and writing books, including On Cold Damage, a translation with commentary of the Shang Han Lun. Currently, Craig practices and teaches in Seattle, WA. Craig is the Academic Dean at the Seattle Institute of Oriental Medicine.
Cara Frank has been a practitioner and teacher of Acupuncture and Chinese herbology since 1993. She is a popular lecturer, known especially for her clear and humorous teaching style. Cara has demystified Chinese Herbology for acupuncturists, doctors, nurses, veterinarians, botanists and researchers.
Dr. Maryanne Travaglione, DAOM: A clinician and educator for over 25 years Maryanne continues to be inspired with the power of East Asian Medicine and its practical teachings. San Diego trained in 1993 she became a licensed Practitioner in Acupuncture and received her doctorate in 2009 from Oregon College of Chinese Medicine with a specialty in Geriatric care. 1995 she returned to New York, her hometown, as an instructor at pacific college of oriental medicine. Happy to have found a wonderful space in the flatiron district, Maryanne continues here at Modrn Sanctuary.
Dr. Sabine Wilms has been studying medieval Chinese medicine and the treatment of the female body in Chinese medical texts for well over a dozen years, since her days as a doctoral student in Asian Studies and medical Anthropology at the University of Arizona. She currently divides her time between producing books on Chinese medicine, researching and lecturing on Chinese medical history, gynecology, and “cultivating life,” and living the good life in pursuit of the perfect goat cheese on her small farm in the mountains of Northern New Mexico.
Her publications include Bei Ji Qian Jin Yao Fang, Essential Prescriptions worth a Thousand in Gold for Every Emergency: Volumes 2-4 on Gynecology (The Chinese Medicine Database, 2007), the translation of Pathomechanisms of the Five Viscera by Yan Shilin (separate books on the Heart, Liver, Lung, Spleen, and Kidney, 2005-2007, Paradigm Publications), Jin gui yao lue: Essential Prescriptions of the Golden Coffer and Concise Introduction to Chinese Medicine (both with Nigel Wiseman, forthcoming by Paradigm Publications), Chinese Medicine in Infertility (co-edited with Andreas Noll, Thieme Publications in 2009), and The Great Compendium of Acupuncture and Moxibustion, Zhen Jiu Da Cheng, Volume 1 (with Shelley Ox and Lorraine Wilcox, The Chinese Medicine Database, forthcoming).
Jean Giblette, owner of High Falls Gardens, has been growing Chinese medicinal herbs in the mid-Hudson Valley region of New York since 1994. Working with an affiliated nonprofit organization, High Falls Foundation Inc., she has directed a program in Botanical Studies on behalf of the nation's 50 graduate schools of Acupuncture and Oriental Medicine, and has organized and consulted with groups of farmers to develop domestic production of Chinese herbs. She is a contributing author of Mending the Web of Life: Chinese Medicine and Species Conservation, has written or coauthored numerous articles including papers in the last two New Crops volumes published by Purdue University.