Category: 焦點人物專訪


中醫典範!加州五系資深教授- 朱文英中醫師(Julie Zhu,L.Ac)

中醫典範!加州五系資深教授-
朱文英中醫師(Julie Zhu,L.Ac)

我永遠記得當我開始學習中醫時,巨大的中醫謎團經常地使我感到困頓和迷惘,數度看著課文與講義發呆好久,根本不知道自己還念不念的下去,想著也許很快我就要放棄中醫學習;但在大班見習課上,當我看見這位老師以她優美又充滿自信的精湛醫術,親切地,輕鬆地幫助來診的每一位病人帶著笑容離開診療室。對當時的我來說,她已經超越了ㄧ名優秀中醫師的身分,而像是一位魔術師,開啟了生命的更多可能和能量!也是因為她,讓我對中醫產生了莫大的希望和學習動力,因而讓我堅持了下來,如今也才有這個寶貴的經驗可以在這裡寫下這一篇專訪文,我感到莫大的榮幸!能夠與這位老師學習,不但是中醫浩瀚無垠的學識,更重要的是學習如何成為一位好的醫者,為身邊的人們與為周遭環境做出貢獻,為自己的生命存在刻畫下更多有意義的時刻。這一位中醫典範是誰呢?她,正是加州五系資深教授之一的朱文英老師(Dr. Julie Zhu)!
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遇見好中醫~加州五系白金級臨床中醫專家-朱文英 L.Ac

真性情活在當下,讓自己,也幫助他人活出生命的每一分美麗

一個15歲的青春少女正處在她人生的特別時期,那應該是充滿活力,編織夢想,歡笑愉快,探索世界的大好時光!不過對這位正坐在朱文英(Julie Zhu L.Ac)教授面前的少女莉娜(化名)來說,所謂的青春期根本不是那麼回事!

莉娜蒼白的清秀臉龐藏不住她的疲倦和失落,儘管她對於自身情況的描述那樣輕描淡寫,但言談之中,她那種對現狀不明就理的困惑,甚至恐懼和感到沉重壓力的情緒已經在臨界點虎視眈眈,隨時都可能會將她擊潰!

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加州五系中醫志士 – 霏

『加州五系中醫志士 焦點人物系列故事專訪』第六篇:

『柳暗花明又一村,遇見生命美麗的意外轉角-霏 』

計畫趕不上變化,但往往正因那些出乎意料的脫軌事件而把生命帶到了超出想像的境地,這種感覺就好像我們背上背包,訂了旅館和車票,安排妥當了旅行行程,萬事俱備,可沒想到等到的不是東風而是一陣清涼的南風,讓我們不得不踏上那意外的旅途,卻一點也沒有懊悔和失望,反而是更多了點驚險與刺激!增添了這趟旅行的趣味和韻味。

霏,白皙的皮膚和汪汪的大眼睛,表情總是萌萌的一個女孩。因為高考失利無法進入理想中的大學就讀,原本念理科的她在家人建議,以及長輩推薦之下選擇了南京中醫藥大學,轉換志向,從理科到文科,卻讓她的人生從穩定節奏中出走!意外地闖進了中醫世界,邊想邊看邊學,從中國到美國,從完全不信中醫到如今穿上白袍,以中醫針灸與中藥幫助病人改善健康,這些都超出她的人生規畫!卻是美麗的意外!

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Acupuncture School on Point!

Nothing proves the point more sharply than a well-placed needle, a well thought out treatment strategy, and a quickly recovered patient.

“What was the most amazing thing that you have witnessed with acupuncture?” the person lying face down had just learned that I am a student of Chinese Medicine at Five Branches University and that I had practiced acupuncture in Johannesburg, South Africa, for almost twenty years. … Continue reading


加州五系中醫志士: Debbie

『加州五系中醫志士 焦點人物系列故事專訪』第五篇:

{{讓你的夢想帶著你去飛行,小女子,大飛鷹-Baby Tree Girl, Debbie}}

你是否曾經仰望過那一棵棵大無畏向天奔長的樹枝,想像著那片最高最遠的葉子是否特別光亮或堅強?又是否曾經低頭尋找潛藏在泥草裡的彎曲樹根,想像著那最深的根尖是否嚐得到地底清泉的甘美和純淨?而你又是否曾經靠近端詳那粗糙厚實的樹幹,想像著既要撐起那片綠油油的樹天是多麼沉重,還要忍受那樹根群力大無窮的往下拉扯,卻還屹立不動,幽雅筆直,靜默地看著時光荏苒,物換星移。樹木,是地球的心臟,自盤古開天之前便已存在,直至今日,從未改變他們生活的方式,並且以他們獨有的律動和節奏傳遞著生命的智慧與地球的脈動。人們總說:十年樹木,百年樹人來比喻人才培育之重要和不易,同時間亦更引伸出人才的寶貴與值得珍惜。而在加州五系,我遇見了一位Baby Tree Girl-Debbie。與她的相處時光,總令我如沐春風,她嬌小的個頭竟也總帶給我深刻如巨人般的平安與安全感,因為在她的年輕洋溢中更多的是對人性關懷的至情至真,經歷生活波折磨練後的雋永智慧,如同一棵靜靜佇立在屋邊的美麗之樹,為這屋添上了溫暖幸福,讓這片方圓之地充滿療癒和正面力量。 … Continue reading


加州五系中醫志士: 百會道長,Victor

『加州五系中醫志士*焦點人物系列故事專訪』第一篇:
{{道無為而生有為的太極人生-百會道長,Victor}}

人生之旅沿途風景有時明媚,有時光輝,隨著心境也許有時見山不是山,但見溪流涓涓卻能感受大海澎湃。一切盡在於當下的心境。

加州五系校園裡,人稱道長的Victor,臉上總是掛著親藹笑容,若不經介紹,常常被誤認為老師,但其實是一位非常謙虛向學,孜孜不倦的學生呢!年過半百的他活力充沛,享受著每一刻的學習,比起許多其他同學們,在道長身上我們更可看到一顆赤子之心,一種浸淫在中醫學識之海裡的快活與自在!

道長是矽谷地區的傑出創業家,他創業的公司有成功上市的,也有一間發展潛力雄厚而被國際企業Cisco相中,與以併購。30多歲就已經擁有很亮眼的表現:Apple公司7年資歷,當時便已領導一個40人的團隊,是資深經理人。爾後他轉戰其他公司,憑藉多年經驗擔任研究開發副總裁、技術總監等職位,公司發展成功飛躍,在美上市。年少便得志,道長亦從未鬆懈,非常努力的工作,複製自我成功經驗,逐漸地開創出一片璀璨的事業版圖!我們訪問到此時,道長謙虛的說:"我是幸運!有時機會向我們招手時,我們並不了解,可是如果願意努力投入,不斷檢視自己,突破自己,那麼成功的契機會帶領著我們,從這一個推向下一個,直至成功!"

當他的公司被Cisco併購後,兒女也已獨立,離家打拼,道長開始有了許多悠閒時光。這段"空巢期"讓他開始思考,自己人生的下一步該往哪個方向走? … Continue reading


加州五系中醫志士: Winnie

『加州五系中醫志士*焦點人物系列故事專訪』第二篇:

{內有洋蔥的女孩,剝開層層自我向內尋求快樂真義-Winnie}

既然世間有柔情鐵漢,那自然也會有鋼強女兒心。柔順和堅強凝聚為ㄧ體時,就如同ㄧ顆來自深海大蚌中所生成的珍珠,世譽不足慕,曖曖內含光。

Winnie,便是加州五系中醫藥大學校園裡的ㄧ顆珍珠。永遠是輕柔地對你展現笑容,並在你還沒開口說需要幫忙之前,就將她的厚實溫暖與協助送上,就算只是走廊上的一聲「嗨!」,都能讓人充分感覺到她真摯的情感,有誰能想像到身形嬌瘦,溫柔纖細的她,曾是ㄧ名傑出的鋼鐵法紀女律師?以往職業女性穿套裝,一副剛強俐落的形象與現在總是素顏,帶著粗框眼鏡又身穿休閒服,大而化之的她,南轅北轍迥然不同!

Winnie畢業於賓州大學,在聖塔克拉拉法學院完成學業,順利考取律師執照之後便開始了她的律師生涯,在不少聲名威赫大型科技公司擔任法律顧問,努力用心的態度與盡職負責的表現也讓她擁有很好的職業口碑。當初Winnie選擇進入法律界,初衷便是"幫助更多需要幫助的人",當然這樣一個想法是她從小到大的一個志願,更是她的人生信念,善良又富有同理心的Winnie,會不顧她自己的嬌小力弱,願意勇敢地為正義站出來。
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加州五系中醫志士: 海風

『加州五系中醫志士*焦點人物系列故事專訪』第三篇:
{{ 貫徹赤子之心,把生活當作挑戰遊戲,認認真真"玩"中醫的青年志士-海風 }}

海風,當坐在岸邊,合著日麗暖陽時,我們覺得海風吹拂是那樣溫柔和藹;但若我們是駕著一隻小船在海上,迎風破浪航行時,便能夠強烈地感受到海風的力道是那樣不可限量!具有難以想像的爆發力!

『人的一生,如果一眼就能看到底,那就是太平淡了!沒有啥樂趣,也沒啥變化,天天過著一樣的日子,太乏了!人,怎麼能這樣過上一輩子?太沒意思啦!』

海風對我說的這小段話,從採訪日至今一直在我耳邊盤旋不去,也讓我對海風這位青年有了不一樣的觀感。初次遇見海風是幾年前在加州五系的推拿課上,只見他低調地坐在教室最後頭,但對老師講課的內容卻是相當熟悉,並與老師有問有答,尤其在中醫辯證這一方面與老師有挺深入的對話。海風看上去就是一個學子氣息濃厚的陽光男孩,我很記得當時我心裡想:這麼年輕便感覺已習中醫甚久,肯定自小就耳濡目染或早就浸淫中醫學海才能有如此『功力』!

之後漸漸地與海風熟稔以後,那時我才驚訝地發現,海風在中醫學習這一塊領域也不過才三,四年多,儘管他的母親在上海當中醫師,大學時期就已到美國念書的海風,對中醫其實並沒有太大興趣;當初在準備是否念大學或其他未來歸劃時,也完全沒有考慮中醫或相關領域,之後海風順利進入了維吉尼亞大學(University of Virginia),選擇科系時先後選擇了金融與會計兩個雙主修。 … Continue reading


加州五系中醫志士:懿婷

『加州五系中醫志士:焦點人物系列故事專訪』之:
{遇見:萬綠叢中那點紅,人群中美麗的獨舞女伶- 懿婷 }

生命是甚麼?人,是甚麼?而我,又是甚麼?

數萬年以來,關於生命與自然和自我這層層疊疊的問題,抱著大大小小各式各樣的問號跟隨著時代一直不斷地運轉,運轉,無數人的萬千答案牽連出更多難以算計的問題。這個關於生命科學的大哉問答輪迴當中,有一個不為迎合世界只為追求生命平衡的女孩也同樣地努力,試圖推敲出一個能夠叫她信服的答案,她是那樣地清新脫俗,那樣地與眾不同,她低調地融入人群裡卻又以獨特眼界和方式行旅在世界各地,如同在一片姹紫千红中孤自存在的清綠女靈:她是,懿婷。 … Continue reading


中醫典範!加州五系資深教授-胡露茜中醫師

胡露茜教授已在加州五系中醫藥大學擔任教授超過漫悠悠的27年,

無論是在課堂上還是診所裡,胡教授視病如親,傳授中醫寶貴經典知識不遺餘力,深得敬重。

除此之外,她也依然在她位於Palo Alto的私人診所努力幫助病人重獲健康;

同時在史丹佛大學擔任兒科顧問,針對一些重症病例提供專業諮詢與治療建議。

 

她是中醫英雄!
不懈地,持續地奉獻她的熱情與盡忠服務給人們,

並以卓越高超的醫者能力照護人們健康!
絕對值得所有人替她喝采!

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An Interview with Sarah Holloway, ND

For the second installment of our FBU student, alumni & faculty profile series, we sat down with senior Five Branches student and Naturopathic doctor, Sarah Holloway, at Twin Lakes beach to learn what it takes to be an Integrative Medicine practitioner in 2016.

 

“I feel like Chinese medicine gives me a great way to treat patients with chronic and complex illnesses because it provides a strong and scaffolded structure in which to categorize symptoms. When patients come in with conditions where no immediate diagnosis can be given, or a definitive answer of what they have and how to treat the condition, you really have to back up, look at the tissue states, the nuances of the presenting disease, examine whether there is excess or deficiency, hot or cold and start from there. It’s best to begin with just balancing what you see out of balance today, because if you try to fix the whole thing at once it can be overwhelming.”

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An interview with Caroline Wilkerson

In this series, we meet with current students and alumni to get a deeper look into why they chose to study Chinese Medicine at Five Branches and dedicate their lives to being of service to those in need of high quality, holistic healthcare.

[Editor]] Hi Caroline, it’s great to meet with you today and learn a little bit more about you. Do you mind telling us a little bit about your background?

[Caroline] Hi, of course. My name is Caroline Wilkerson. I grew up Illinois. When I was 22, I joined the US Navy as a Crypto-linguistic analyst. I went to the Monterey Peninsula Defense Language Institute to learn Russian and then later Chinese. I moved to Hawaii to further learn Chinese language and culture with the Navy. While studying Chinese language and culture I fell in love with it. So many of my teachers were amazing. That was such a great experience. That was where I started digging deeper into Chinese Medicine and learning more. … Continue reading


The Making of a TCM Doctor

The first U.S. hospital residency, numerous clinical externships, and two university health centers train Five Branches University students to be the best primary care doctors.

“In addition to the clinical training at the Five Branches University health centers, we provide offsite acupuncture and Chinese medicine treatments to patients at the Mental Health Client Action Network, to individuals with HIV/AIDS and Hepatitis C at the Santa Cruz AIDS Project, to elderly patients at the Akiyama Wellness Center, as well as onsite veterans and community clinics. These exceptional clinical externships have prepared us Highland Acupuncture Residents with the skills and training necessary to deal with conditions ranging from colds & flus, pain, chronic illness and degenerative diseases to stress, insomnia, mental health and reproductive health disorders.”

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Faculty Spotlight: An Interview with Janice Walton-Hadlock DAOM, L.Ac

Janice has been teaching at Five Branches University since 1999. She received her Master’s in Traditional Chinese Medicine and Doctorate in Acupuncture and Oriental Medicine from Five Branches University, and her B.A. in Biology from the University of California, Santa Cruz.

Janice is the founder of the Parkinson’s Recovery Project, a non-profit organization that provides free information about the latest findings regarding the cause and treatment of Parkinson’s disease from the perspective of Asian medicine. … Continue reading


Compassion Connects Medical Practitioners with Those in Need, by Margaret Shao

Volunteer service is a rewarding and profound experience which has shaped much of my life. I began volunteering at the age of 13 for the San Francisco Zoo and continued on for many years as a docent, giving school and public educational tours. Later in life, my love for travel and volunteering, led me to a rural village in northern Ghana, West Africa as part of the Peace Corps Master’s International Program. I received a Master’s degree in Forestry, and later pursued a career in Utah working in Natural Resources management.

While living in Utah, I became a certified Qigong practitioner. My teachers were all acupuncturists and medical arts practitioners; they taught me that the basis of Qigong and Chinese medicine, is understanding Qi.

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“How I Found TCM” with Mary Lyell, L.Ac.

Mary is a faculty member at the Santa Cruz Campus since 2007, practicing Five Element Acupuncture along with TCM. During her time here, Mary also founded the Veterans’ Clinical Externship, which provides complementary treatments to veterans.

“I got my law degree and was practicing law for several years.  It seemed that I went straight from undergrad to Law school and then right into litigation….  In my first job, I was not even working for a month when I tried my first case… Two months later,  the judge made a decision on my  first case, but by that time, I had  been in court so many times that I forgot what my first case was about”… She recalls.  

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教師聚焦:資深教授彭振能

彭振能教授是本校最資深的中醫教授,是一位極富聲譽的中醫教授與加州職業中醫針灸醫師。


彭教授的最新著作是與Adam White L.Ac合作編寫的[中醫營養學-第一冊],內容涵蓋了中醫營養學,食物備製技巧,各類食材詳細介紹。

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