SF Bay Area Holistic Calendar

Healing Forum on Tibetan and Chinese Medicine: Free Event

Sunday, April 16, 2017 at 2:00 PM – 5:00 PM PDT

20600 Mariani Ave
Cupertino, CA 95014


·         2:00pm - 3:00pm: Session 1 - Tibetan and Chinese Medicine: Historical Background, Theory, and Philosophy
·         3:00pm - 3:30pm: Q&A
·         3:30pm - 4:30pm: Session 2 - Tibetan and Chinese Medicine: Diagnostic Methods and Treatments
·         4:30pm - 5:00pm: Q&A


Dr. Andrew Qi Wu (Ph.D, L.Ac)

Dr. Wu has over 45 years of clinical and academic experience in Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM), and is recognized as one of the top TCM doctors in his profession.

Dr. Wu started his career in 1967 as a disciple of renowned TCM doctors, and later graduated top of his class from the Tianjin TCM College in 1982. After graduation, Dr. Wu joined the faculty of Tianjin TCM College and practiced at its affiliated teaching hospital.

In 1988 Dr. Wu became the visiting professor for the TCM college in San Francisco. In 1993 Dr. Wu founded the Alliance of World Traditional Medicine. In 1998, Dr. Wu was appointed Adjunct Professor by the Tianjin TCM College, and was awarded a Ph.D. in Oriental Medicine in 2001. He currently serves as Vice President of Five Branches University in San Jose, CA. Dr. Andrew Wu has been practicing in the San Francisco Bay Area since 1989. He frequently lectures and makes media appearances both locally and internationally.

Yangdron Kalzang, Menpa, Lac

Yangdron is a licensed acupuncturist and herbalist, as well as a Doctor of Tibetan Medicine (in Tibetan: Menpa). She has been practicing Tibetan Medicine for over 20 years and she founded Kunde Institute in Daly City, California in 2005. The center is committed to preserving and continuing efficacious healing with Tibetan Medicine, Acupuncture, and Traditional Chinese Medicine practices in the context of the modern world. Yangdron was born in Lhasa, Tibet and earned her Tibetan Medicine Doctor degree from the Tibetan Medical University in Lhasa, Tibet. She has been teaching and receiving medical students from Stanford University School of Medicine for clerkships since 2008. Yangdron is fluent in Tibetan, English and Mandarin Chinese. She speaks and teaches regularly throughout the United States, Canada, and Europe.

Kunga Wangdue, Menpa

Menpa Kunga Wangdue was born in Tibet, and began his Buddhist studies at the ripe age of eight and studied Tibetan Language and Buddhist Philosophy at Drapung Monastery in Lhasa. Menpa Wangdue then began his extensive study of Tibetan Medicine and graduated from Tibetan Medical and Astrology College in India in 1996. He had the privilege of completing a year-long internship under Senior Menpa Kunga Gyurme, former personal physician of His Holiness the Dalai Lama. From 1998 to 2002, he served as a clinical practitioner in Nepal. Menpa Wangdue has been practicing Tibetan Medicine in New York, and he is the Vice President of Traditional Tibetan Medical & Astro Association New York.

Cost: Free

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