Curriculum Vitae
Anastacia White,
Chinese Herbal Medicine & Chinese Sciences


1998 CHINA BEIJING INTERNATIONAL ACUPUNCTURE TRAINING CENTRE
Beijing, China
Course in Chinese Herbal Medicine

1995-1997 GIOVANNI MACIOCIA, OMD, Amersham, England/ USA
Study of Chinese herbs formulations and TCM theory

1987-1989 FIVE BRANCHES INSTITUTE, Santa Cruz, CA
Director: Joanna Zhao, OMD
Expanding study of Traditional Chinese Medicine in the area of acupuncture.
Completed Acupuncture Tech. I, II, III, IV

1988-2008- AFRICAN DANCE, MUSIC AND CULTURE
Workshop, classes throughout the Bay area with Sandor Diabankouezi, M'Bayero, Titos, Regine and visiting artists.

1987-1990 TED KAPTCHUK, OMD
Study of Chinese herbs, formulae and TCM theory

1986-1988 SHERI SEIDMAN, LAc/GRACE MARAQUIN, CH, Santa Cruz, CA
Individual tutorials on formula applications in clinical situations and the practice of Tai Chi Chuan

1986-1988 ANNA KECK, FNP, Santa Cruz, CA
Private studies on the similarities and contrasts, relationship and practicality of Western and Chinese Medicine.

1986-1988 PELA SANDERS, CA, Santa Cruz, CA
Private studies concerning the theory and application of ear acupuncture and Western herbs.

1986-1987 CABRILLO COLLEGE, Santa Cruz, CA, Anatomy/Physiology, Music, Dance and Spanish

1982-1985 INSTITUTE FOR TRADITIONAL CHINESE MEDICINE, Santa Cruz, CA
Completed three year Chinese Herbology program under the direction of Subhuti Dharmananda, PhD; Continued in advanced studies of sports medicine, immunology, gynecology, pain, pediatrics and dermatology.

1982-1985 PLATONIC ACADEMY OF HERBAL STUDIES, Santa Cruz, CA
Director: Paul Lee, PhD
Completed courses in the history of herbal medicines, botany, Eastern and Western herb theory and application, Chinese medical diagnostics and Shiatsu

1975-present WORDS OF PEACE, Prem Rawat
Meditation practice and spiritual discourse.

POST GRADUATE EDUCATION
2012-17 Chinese Sciences, Chinese Mantic Arts, Lui Ming, Oakland CA
2013-14 CM History & Classic Herbalism, Association of Traditional Studies
2010 Medicinal Mushrooms, self study
2009 The Five Spirits, self study
2008 Chinese Herbal Clinic, Dr. Hong
2007 Chinese Face Reading, Jean Haner
2007 Matrix Energetics Level 1-2 and 3, Richard Bartlett, ND, DC
2006 Essential Oils and TCM, Peter Holmes, LAC
2001-11 Western Astrology, Susan Heinz, Astrologer
2005-07 Enneagram, Polly Cherner
2004-05 Bodytales, Olivia Corson, MA
1999 Clinical application of herbal formulae, Giovanni Maciocia
1998 Etiology and Pathology in Gynecology, Giovanni Maciocia
1997 Feng Shui, Dr. Tang
1996 Chinese Medicine Pediatrics, Giovanni Maciocia
1995 Digestive, GYN, Fertility, Bi Syndrome, Shen, Petiatircs, Giovanni Maciocia
1994 Five Elements, Harriet Benifeild and Effrem Korngold
1993 Pediatrics, Jake Fratkin and Alex Tiberi
1988 Hara Diagnosis from Japanese Traditional, Kiko Matsumoto
1988 Korean Hand Acupuncture, Tae Woo Yoo, OMD
1988-89 Chinese Herbology, Ted Kaptchuk, OMD
1987 Techniques of Lecturing on Chinese Herbology, Subhuti Dharmananda, PhD
1987 Shiatsu, Ken Halpen, MST; Chinese Patent Medicines, Joanna Zhao, OMD

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE
2001-present TELE-COURSE IN CHINESE MEDICINE: Teaching TCM via telephone and computer
2000-approved CEU provider by California Acupuncture Board and NCCAOM
2000-present TOURS OF THE CHINESE MEDICINAL HERB GARDEN, University of California @ Berkeley
1989-present EDUCATOR: Lecturing nationally & internationally on Chinese Herbology & medical theory
1987-present TUTOR & CONSULTANT: Individual tutoring in TCM and industry herbal consultant
1984-present CHINESE HERBALIST: Chinese herbal practice, diet, Chinese astrology, Daoist cosmology.

LECTURING
2015-2017- Leaky Gut & TCM, Oakland, CA

2000-2017 5 Phases/Spirits of the CHINESE MEDICINAL HERB GARDEN, Berkeley, CA
2016 TCM Congress- Traditional CM, Athens, GR
2012-2017 PA Acupuncture Society, Glenside, PA
2012- Medicinal Mushrooms- Acupuncture Group, Galway, Ireland
2012-74 The First School of Traditional Chinese Medicine, Prague, CZ
2012-16 Acdemey of Ancient Greek & Traditional Chinese Medicine, Athens GR
2008-2010 Five Element and Five Spirits, Berkeley, CA
2008-Enhancing Fertility, Lynnhurst, NJ
2006-07 Six Module Course: Chinese Herbology, Morristown Memorial Hospital, NJ
2006-07 Fundamental of Chinese Herbology, Arizona Chapter of the AAMA
2006-Advanced formulae for Pain, Morristown Memorial Hospital, PA
2003-2005 Tele-Course in Chinese Herbology
2000-2007 UC Berkeley Botanical Gardens, Tours Chinese Herb Garden
2000 Presentation of Five Elements to researchers at Roche Vitamins Inc., NJ
1997 Presentation of Chinese Medicine and Cancer, Kaiser, Oakland
1996-97 Introduction to Chinese Herbs, UCLA Medical School
1991 Lecturer, Helm’s Academy: Series for Medical Acupuncturists
1991-95 Introduction to Chinese Herbology, UCLA Extension Course
1990-Produced educational video for UCLA Medical Acupuncturists “The Fundamentals of Chinese Herbology”

INDUSTRY AND SCHOOL

1995-1999 EAST WEST HERBS LTD., Emeryville, CA
Vice President of Marketing, Director of Education, educator and herbal consultant
Product research and development, sales and marketing consultant

1987-1995 K'AN HERB COMPANY, INC., Scotts Valley, CA
Herbalist, Director of Education/Marketing, Formula Research and Development

1987-1989 FIVE BRANCHES INSTITUTE, Santa Cruz, CA
Expanding study of Traditional Chinese Medicine in the area of acupuncture.
Completed Acupuncture Tech. I, II, III, IV

1983-1986 INSTITUTE FOR TRADITIONAL CHINESE MEDICINE, Santa Cruz, CA
Herbalist and co-teacher. Chinese herbalist in the Institute's Pharmacy

REFERENCES

Ted Kaptchuk, OMD
27 Bay St. Cambridge, MA 02139
Ted Kaptchuk@hms.harvard.edu

Subhuti Dharmananda, PhD
Institute for Traditional Medicine
2442 SE Sherman Portland, OR 97214
http://itm.org/

Joseph Helms, MD
2520 Milvia St. Berkeley, CA 94704
jmhelmsmd@aol.com

Giovanni Maciocia, Acupuncturist, Medical Herbalist
giovannimaciocia@aol.com