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Summer Public Seminars Series

Dr. Cao Seminar on Allergies

Dr. Haitao Cao, Director of Research Department

Dr. Haitao Cao

Haitao Cao, Lic. Ac., Ph.D.

Ph.D., Shanghai University of Traditional Chinese Medicine
M.S. in Traditional Chinese Medicine, Internal Medicine, Shaanxi College of TCM
Bachelor’s of Traditional Chinese Medicine from Shaanxi College of TCM

Dr. Cao earned her Master’s degree in 2003 and her Doctorate in 2006. She came to the University in January of 2007 with over ten years of experience as a clinician, instructor, and researcher in Traditional Chinese Medicine, specializing in Internal Medicine. She has published original research in journals such as Traditional Chinese Medicine Research and Chinese Journal of Integrated Traditional and Western Medicine on Digestion, and has edited volumes such as Methodology of Traditional Chinese Medicine and Introduction to Traditional Chinese Medicine.

April 24th at 6pm



Dr. Tan Seminar on Irritable Bowel Syndrom

Dr. Lin-ying Tan, Research Director

Lin-ying Tan, Ph.D. (China)



Ph.D.,Shanghai University of Traditional Chinese Medicine, China
M.M.S., Guang Xi Research Institute of Acupuncture & Moxibustion, China
B.M., Guang Xi University of Traditional Chinese Medicine, China

Teaching Specialization: A – Acupuncture

Dr. Tan has been a student of Traditional Chinese Medicine for more than seventeen (17) years; she has taught professionally for more than eleven (11) years, and has been a practitioner of acupuncture for more than six (6) years.  She loves the culture of TCM and the “amazing magic therapeutic effect of acupuncture and moxibustion.”  As a post graduate student for the doctorate degree, she majored in Acupuncture and Moxibustion at Shanghai Research Institute of Acupuncture & Moxibustion and served as Attending Physician of Acupuncture in the clinic  She has also taught basic theory of TCM and the theory and application of acupuncture and moxibustion.  She is the author, principal and/or co-researcher of more than sixteen (16) published research articles and studies.  Dr. Tan is a welcome new member of the core faculty of Texas Health and Science University in May of 2012.

Location:  Texas Health and Science University Professional Clinic, 1707 Fortview Road (on Ben White Blvd. across from Gold’s Gym) in Austin, Texas.

Presenter:  Linying Tan, L.Ac., Ph.D. (China)

Date: June 12, 2013

Time: 6:00 pm – 7:00 pm

For more information, please contact: 512 – 448 – 9999


Ryan Haecker Seminar on the History of China

Oriental Civilization in Three Acts

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Ryan Haecker, M.L.I.S.

Master of Library and Information Science, University of Texas
B.A., History, University of Texas

Mr. Haecker graduated from School of Liberal Arts of the University of Texas at Austin in 2009 with a Bachelors of Arts in History and Philosophy, and from the School of Information of the University of Texas at Austin in 2012 with a Masters Degree of Library and Information Science.  He has formerly worked for many years as a retail caricature artist and website manager. In the course of his education, Mr. Haecker has presented guest lectures on history, philosophy and literature. He has formerly managed the St. Thomas Aquinas Library of the Notre Dame de La Salette Boys Academy. Ryan Haecker brings his liberal education, his background in design and technology, and his library management experience to the service of the General Shu-Ping Tsao Library.

Wednesday June 19th  12noon to 1pm


Dr. Li Seminar on Osteoporosis

Dr. Shaozhi Li, Acupuncture Director

Dr. Shaozhi Li, Director of Acupuncture

Shaozhi Li, Ph.D., Lic.Ac., PH.D.


PH.D., Hunan College of Traditional Chinese Medicine, China
Master Degree of Medicine, Hunan College of Traditional Chinese Medicine, China
Doctor of Medicine, Hunan College of Traditional Chinese Medicine, China

A specialist in TCM diagnosis, Li has taught TCM for over 18 years in China, the U.S., and Russia. He served as Deputy Director at Hunan College of Traditional Chinese Medicine, Visiting Scholar at Michigan State University, and Associate Chair at Hunan College in China. He has extensive clinical experience and numerous publications to his credit, including:

Chinese Therapeutic Methods of Acupoints, Theories of Chinese Medicine from Traditional to Modern, Teaching and Study of Diagnostics of Traditional Chinese Medicine, The Principles of Diagnosis and Treatment in Internal Medicine of Traditional Chinese Medicine, Traditional Diagnostics, Exercises of Diagnostics of Traditional Chinese Medicine, The Reference of Dignostics of Traditional Chinese Medicine, and Diagnosis and Differentiation of Traditional Chinese Medicine.

Wednesday June 26th 6pm to 7pm

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Ms. Allison Yu Seminar on Post Traumatic Stress Disorder


Allison Y Yu, Lic. Ac., M.A.O.M.

Clinic Supervisor

M.A.O.M., Texas Health and Science University
M.Ed. in Counseling Education from University of North Texas

Allison Yu is a Texas licensed acupuncturist and herbalist and is nationally recognized as a board-certified Diplomat in oriental medicine by the NCCAOM.  With a background in education, she has been supervising the Student Intern Clinic at THSU and bringing her practical experience to help students with theoretical understanding.  Along with her general practice, she has strong interests in pain management, reproductive and gynecological conditions, and “Shen – Zhi” conditions which include insomnia, depression, anxiety, panic, PTSD, ADHD and weight control.  With over 10 years’  practice as an alternative health care professional, her passion is being a healer by combining a counseling and education background with Chinese medicine methods.  She helps her patients to cultivate a holistic understanding of the influences of body, mind, spirit, and environment, and she provides her patients with whole health treatments.

July – Date to be Announced