Archive for October, 2009
Member Name: Rebecca Hurwood
Business Name: All Ways Well, LLC
Business Address: 1525 SW Park Ave., Suite 103
Phone Number: (503)445-8888 ext. 1
Specialty/Expertise: Acupuncture, pain management, digestive issues, women’s health, motor vehicle accident and worker’s comp specialty, facial rejuvenation acupuncture
Member Name: Gene Bruno, OMD, LAc
Business Name: The Acupuncture Center
Business Address: 1880 Lancaster Dr. NE Suite 111
Phone Number: 503 371-8770
Specialty/Expertise: Classical Acupuncture
Business Description: Gene Bruno, OMD, LAc, FNAAOM is an American acupuncturist and doctor of Oriental Medicine, well known as one of the founders helping to establish the first school of acupuncture (New England School of Acupuncture) in the United States in 1975. He was born in Los Angeles and grew up in West L.A. He attended UCLA as an undergraduate. While at UCLA, Dr. Bruno became a staff acupuncturist for the National Acupuncture Association (NAA) located in Westwood, California. As an NAA acupuncturist he participated in the Acupuncture Pain Clinic at UCLA medical school in 1972.
In 1971, Bruno accepted an appointment as on of the Directors of the NAA’s Veterinary Acupuncture Research Project. He and his associate, Dr. John Ottaviano, introduced Veterinary Acupuncture into the United States for the first time. The result of this work of the NAA’s veterinary research team let to the training of veterinarians in acupuncture by Drs. Bruno and Ottaviano. And this led to the establishment of the International Veterinary Acupuncture Association (IVAS) in 1974. The IVAS is international and now has members in many countries including Italy and Australia.
In addition to the extensive research on developing veterinary acupuncture, Bruno has done research at Harvard Medical School and at the University of Massachusetts, Amherst, looking into the practical applications of acupuncture in the treatment of pain, and the successful use of acupuncture for anesthesia during surgery. Dr. Bruno also developed a treatment protocol for using micro-current stimulation to treat Macular Degeneration.
Bruno has served on numerous boards including the Acupuncture Committees of the Board of Medicine of Oregon and Board of Medicine of Washington. He was served as president of the American Association of Oriental Medicine, the national association representing all acupuncturists in the U.S. from 2002 to 2004. In 2007, Dr. Bruno was elected to the Executive Board of the World Federation of Chinese Medicine Societies (WFCMS). He currently serves as the Permanent Advisor to the Trudy McAlister Fund, which awards scholarships to students of acupuncture and Oriental medicine. Awards Pioneers and Leaders Award October – 2007 – Presented by American Association of Acupuncture & Oriental Medicine Founders of the Profession Lifetime Achievement Award – October 2006 – Presented by American Association of Oriental Medicine Special Award for Advancing Oriental Medicine in the State of Oregon – October 1993 – Presented by the Oregon Acupuncture Association Special Merit Award for the Founding of Veterinary Acupuncture in the US July 1975 – Presented by the National Acupuncture Association
Name: Peter Martin
Business Name: Balancemedicine
Address/Business Address: 1920 NW Johnson Suite 107
Phone Number: 503-294-0162
Business Description: Peter R. Martin, L.Ac., L.M.T. I am a licensed acupuncturist whose work is informed by over 30 years as a licensed massage therapist and an interdisciplinary B.A. in Dance/Movement Studies and Health & Healing from Naropa University. My professional credentials include holding a Masters degree in Acupuncture and Oriental Medicine from the Oregon College of Oriental Medicine, diplomate status conferred by the National Commission for the Certification of Acupuncturists and certificates of advanced study from the Heilongjiang University of Traditional Chinese Medicine in Harbin, China and the World Health Organization International Acupuncture Training Center at the Nanjing University of Traditional Chinese Medicine in Nanjing, China. I presently serve as Associate Medical Director at Complementary Healthcare Plans, on the Board of Directors of the Integrated Healthcare Policy Consortium and as chair of the Board of Trustees of the Oregon College of Oriental Medicine.
Member Name: Lisa Pate
Business Name: Pate Acupuncture & Chinese Medicine LLC
Business Address: 1222 SE Division
Phone Number: 503.880.2785
Business Description: Licensed Acupuncturist & Chinese herbalist with specialty in fertility
Member Name: Hilary Laferriere, LAc.
Business Name: Acupuncture For Portland
Business Address: 2607 NW Thurman
Phone Number: 503.998.4281
Specialty/Expertise: Five Element Acupuncture
Business Description: Acupuncture in harmony with the cycles of nature – Water, Wood, Fire, Earth, Metal. Utilizing Acutonics tuning forks in conjunction with acupuncture or without, for needle-free treatments. Chines herbs.