Dr. Wu’s Bio

Qianzhi Wu studied acupuncture from a veteran barefoot doctor, starting his practice of traditional Chinese medicine in 1977 and later enrolling in TCM schools for ten years. Dr. Wu earned Ph.D in medicine in 2014. He served as supervisor, vice professor and medical doctor at the Chengdu University of Traditional Chinese Medicine. Wu has been a professor and clinical supervisor at AOMA since 1996, becoming dean of faculty on 2006 and VP of faculty in 2009. Wu has published ten books and dozens of articles. He maintains an active clinical practice in Austin, specializing in treating internal medical disorders, sports injuries, pediatrics, and pain management. Wu is a past commissioner of the National Certificate Commission for Acupuncture and Oriental Medicine (NCCAOM) and served as the chairman of NCCAOM’s Chinese Herbology Examination Development Committee and the chairman of the Asian Bodywork Examination Development Committee.

Research Areas: Traditional Chinese Medicine, Asian Bodywork, Herbal and Moxibustion

Professional Memberships:

*   Commissioner, National Certification Commission for Acupuncture and Oriental Medicine (NCCAOM), Chairperson Herbal & Asian Bodywork Exam Development Committee

*   Panel Member, Asian Bodywork Therapy Analysis Advisory Panel of NCCAOM

*   Member of the American Organization for Bodywork Therapies of Asia (AOBTA), 2001-2007

*   Site visit team member, Accreditation Commission for Acupuncture and Oriental Medicine (ACAOM)

*   Member, National Qigong Association (NQA), 2003-07

*   Vice President, All Texas Acupuncture Foundation (ATAF), 2003-05

*   Board member, Texas Association of Acupuncture & Oriental Medicine (TAAOM)

*   Member, National Qigong Association, 2003-06

*   Certified Instructor to the American Organization for Bodywork Therapies of Asia (AOBTA)

*   Member of the China Acupuncture and Moxibustion Association (CAMA), 1990-95

Licensure and Certification:

*   Texas State Board of Medical Examiners License

*   Diplomate of Oriental Medicine (NCCAOM)

*   Diplomate of Acupuncture (NCCAOM)

*   Diplomate of Chinese Herbology (NCCAOM)

*   Occupational Acupuncture Certificate (AOMA Occupational Acupuncture Practitioner Group AOAPG)

*   AOBTA certified instructor

*   CCAOM certified Clean Needle Technique instructor

Awards:

*   Award for Excellent Instructor for the national conventions of The American Organization for Bodywork Therapies of Asia (AOBTA), April 2011

*   Distinguished Service Award in grateful recognition of ten years of outstanding and dedicated service, by the Academy of Oriental Medicine at Austin, Oct. 2008

*   Award for excellent author, Sichuan Publishing House, 1994

*   Provincial prize: model teacher in Acupuncture and OM, Educational Society of Chengdu, Sichuan Province, Oct 1992

*   Outstanding Teacher on TCM, Chengdu University of TCM, 1992

Presentations:

*   Active participation on AOMA’s DAOM Task Force for curriculum development in 2011 leading to successful regional accreditation with the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools (SACS), 2011

*   Applied Pediatric Tuina, AOBTA national conference, Austin, 2011, 4

*   KEYE, channel 42, or cable channel 5, “We Are Austin” show at 10:30am with Jamie Wu for treatment of asthma by Chinese Gua Sha therapy, 2010

*   Chinese medicine-An art of balance, seminar at Eday of comptroller of public accounts,  October, 2010

*   Chinese medicine in North America, Chengdu University of Traditional Chinese Medicine, September, 2010

*   Clean Needle Technique national examination, AOMA, Austin, March, 2010

*   Applied Pediatric Tuina, 2010 Southwest Symposium at Austin, Feb. 2010

*   Application of Ying-Wei theory for the treatment of MS, International Training Center of Chengdu University of Traditional Chinese Medicine, Chengdu, China, July 2009

*   Chinese medicine for health prevention, International TCM Rehabilitation Convention, Hangzhou, Zhejiang province, China, July 2009

*   True Beauty Through Acupuncture, Southwest Symposium, Austin, TX, Mar. 2009

*   Acupuncture and Oriental Bodywork for Spinal Injury, Brakenridge Spinal Cord Injury Group (2 sessions), Rehabilitation Center for Spinal Cord Injury, Downtown Austin, TX, Feb. 2009

*   Lecture and examination on Clean Needle Technique, Austin, TX, Feb. 2009

*   Ying-Wei Qi theory with treatment of Multiple Sclerosis, AAAOM Annual National conference, Portland, OR, Oct. 2007

*   Lecture and examination on Clean Needle Technique, Austin, TX, Oct. 2005

*   Acupuncture and Oriental medicine for facelift, Austin, TX, Aug.2005

*   Acupuncture and Chinese medicine in United States, International Training Center, Chengdu University of TCM, Chengdu, April 2005

*   Chinese medicine for cardiac and vascular diseases, St. David Hospital, Austin, Aug. 2004

*    Qigong and the Forces of the Nature, Workshop, Omega at Crossings, Austin, July 2004

*   The general introduction of Qigong, Omega at Crossings, Austin, June 2004

*   Qigong and the Forces of the Nature, Weekend Workshops, Omega at Crossings, Austin, April 2004

*   Lectures on OM education in USA; OM practice in North America, the International Training Center of Chengdu University of Traditional Chinese Medicine, Chendu, Sichuan, China, April 2004

*   Chinese bio-clock theory with Qigong practice, AOBTA national conference, Boston, Aug. 2003

*   Clinic Application of the 8 Extra Vessels Theory I, II, AOBTA National Convention, Radisson Suite Resort on Sand Key, Clearwater Beach, Florida, May 1999

*   East / West Techniques on Patient Care, Continuing Education program, School of Nursing, the University of Texas at Austin, Dec. 1998

*   Therapeutic Applications for Oriental Bodywork, Third Annual East Meets West, AOBTA in the Northeastern United States, Brattleboro, VT, Sept. 1998

*   Men’s Health I, II, III-Tuina/Qigong, National Convention, American Oriental Bodywork Therapy Association, Catamaran Resort Hotel, San Diego, California, Jan. 1998

*   Introduction on Tuina, Nursing School, the University of Texas at Austin, Oct. 1997

*   Acupuncture and Chinese herbal medicine for gastric disorders, the 25th national convention of Acupuncture Association, Germany, Sept. 1995

*   Chinese Fengshui theory and its application, Vienna, Austria, June 1995

*   Secrets of Moxibustion and its application, Hamburg, Germany, Oct. 1994

Publications:
1. A Series of Study Guide on Chinese Medicinal Classics-Difficult Question, Chief Editor, Sichuan Publishing House, Sichuan, China, June 2008

2. A Series of Study Guide on Chinese Medicinal Classics-The Book of Changes, Common Editor, Sichuan Publishing House, Sichuan, China, June 2008

3. From Chengdu China to Texas USA, Sand to Sky, Pamela Ellen Forguson and Debra Duncan Persigner, iUniverse, Inc., New York, Lincoln Shanghai, 2008

4. Chinese Tuina Therapy for Men’s Common Diseases, Sichuan Publishing House of Science nad Technology, Chengdu, China, Feb. 2007

5. “Application of Ying Qi and Wei Qi theory in the Treatment of Multiple Sclerosis,” The American Acupuncturist, page 18-21, Volume 41, 2007

6. A Study Guide on Oriental Internal Medicine, AOMA, Qianzhi Wu with Fuyiu Yip, Fall 2004

7. A student Handbook and Clinical Guide on Oriental Internal Medicine, Qianzhi Wu with Lesley Hamilton, AOMA, Fall 2003

8. “Chinese Medicine for Fatigue and Weakness,” The Journal of Oriental Medicine in America, page 10-14, Volume 1, Winter 1997

9. “Allergies: When Weiqi Becomes Out of Balance (2)”, Healing Practice Magazine, Germany, 1996

10. “Allergies: When Weiqi Becomes Out of Balance (1)”, Healing Practice Magazine, Germany, 1996

11. “Strengthens the Internal Qi: Wild Goose Qigong”, Healing Practice Magazine, Germany, 1996

12. “Tuina – Applied Chinese Massage (3)”, Healing Practice Magazine, Germany, 1996

13. “Tuina – Applied Chinese Massage (2)”, Healing Practice Magazine, Germany, 1996

14. “Tuina – Applied Chinese Massage (1)”, Healing Practice Magazine, Germany, 1996

15. Chinese Massage For Andropathy, Sichuan Publishing House of Science & Technology, Chengdu, China, 1995

16. Treatment for Gastrointestinal Disease, VHK-Volkaheilkunde, Germany, 1994

17. Oriental Medicine for training and strengthening of the Brain, Jiangsu Publishing House of Science and Technology, 1992

18. Oriental Medicine For Increasing Intelligence, Sichuan Publishing House of Science and Technology, Chengdu, China, Sept. 1989

19. The Applied Classic Methods of Oriental Medicine for Beautyculture, Beijing Publishing House of Chinese Medical Classics, Beijing, China, 1988

20. Handbook on Synopsis of the Golden Chamber, Chongqing Publishing House of Science and Technology, Chongqing, China, 1988

21. “Ying Qi and Wei Qi are carriers of Shen,” Liaoning Provincial TCM Journal, 1997

22. Traditional Chinese Medicine – A Magic & Interesting Applied Science, Chongqing Publishing House of Science and Technology, Chongqing, China, Aug. 1986