List of Faculty Members

In DULA, the faculty members have been carefully selected based on their exceptional achievement, knowledge and clinical practice in their area of expertise and for their skills as instructors. DULA faculty members have excellent multi-disciplinary experiences, knowledge, skills and competency. Many have provided input to development of the program. 

The following are the current faculty members of Dongguk University Los Angeles (DULA): 

 

Allen, Marilyn

BA, Education, California State University, Long Beach, CA

MS, Management & Administration, Pepperdine University, CA 

English Program

Area of Expertise: Clinical Management and Billing, Survey of Clinical Medicine, Medical Ethics

 

Ballard, Brenda

BA, Social Science, University of California at Berkeley, CA

MTCM, Emperor’s College of TCM, Los Angeles, CA

DAOM, Emperor’s College of TCM, Los Angeles, CA

English Program

Area of Expertise: Psychology

 

Bao, Kexin

Undergraduate Medical Practitioner Program (TCM), TCM School of Chengdu, China

Master of Medical Sciences, China Academy of TCM, Beijing, China

Doctor of Medicine (TCM), China Academy of TCM, Beijing, China

Post-doctorate in Neuropsychology and Behavioral Sciences, Medical University of South Carolina, Charleston, SC

Ph.D, Oriental Medicine, American Global University, US

Licensed Acupuncturist, State of California

English and Chinese Program

Area of Expertise: OM, Clinical Management and Billing, Medical Ethics, Survey of Clinical Medicine

 

Chang, Clara

BA, French Literature, Catholic University, Korea

MSOM, Dongguk University, Los Angeles, CA

Licensed Acupuncturist, State of California

Korean Program

Area of Expertise: OM Diagnosis series

 

Chang, Yae

BS, Exercise Physiology, Seoul National University, Korea

MS, Sports Medicine, Seoul National University, Korea

MSAOM, South Baylo University, Anaheim, CA

DAOM, South Baylo University, Anaheim, CA

N.C.C.A.O.M. certified

Licensed Acupuncturist, State of California

English Program 

Area of Expertise: Basic Theory of OM series, OM Diagnosis series, Intern Supervisor 

 

Choi, Hyungsuk

BA, School of Oriental Medicine in Kyung Hee University, Korea

MA, Complementary and Alternative Medicine, School of Medicine in Cha University, Korea

Ph.D., Complementary and Alternative Medicine, School of Medicine in Cha University, Korea

Licensed Acupuncturist, State of California

Korean Program

Area of Expertise: Acupuncture, Herbs, OM, Herbal Treatment in Integration of E/W Medicine, Master’s Experiences in Herbal Treatment

 

Choi, Seung

BA, Oriental Medicine, School of Oriental Medicine at Kyung Hee University, Seoul, Korea

MA, Neuropsychiatry, Graduate School of Oriental Medicine at Kyung Hee University, Seoul, Korea

Doctor of Oriental Medicine, Korea

Licensed Acupuncturist, State of California

Korean Program

Area of Teaching: Acupuncture and OM

 

Choi, Yun Jeong

BS, Japanese Literature, Kyong Gi University, Korea

MS, Management, Sung Kyun Kwan University, Korea

Business and Management Extension Program, University of California Riverside, CA

Computer Applications and Office Technology Program, Riverside Community College, CA

MSAOM, South Baylo University, Los Angeles, CA

Ph.D, Oriental Medicine, American Liberty University, CA

License of Acupuncturist, State of California

Korean Program

Area of Expertise: Clinical Management and Billing

 

Chung, David

BS, Business, University of Inchon, Korea

MSOM, Dongguk University Los Angeles, CA

Licensed Acupuncturist, State of California

English Program

Area of Expertise: Acupuncture Anatomy series, Acupuncture Technique series

 

Han, Joon Soo

M.S.O.M., Royal University, CA 

Licensed Acupuncturist, State of California 

Korean Program

Area of Expertise: Herbs Categories series

 

Hwang, Wung Gyu (Bon)

B.S., Asian Medicine, Kyung Nam University, Korea 

M.S.O.M., Royal University, CA

B.S., Asian Medicine, Kyung Nam University, Korea

Ph.D, Asian Medicine, American Liberty University, Los Angeles, CA

Ph.D, Asian Medicine, Liaoning University, China

N.C.C.A.O.M. Certified

Licensed Acupuncturist, State of California 

Korean Program

Area of Expertise: Herbs Formula series, Basic Theory of OM series

 

Jin, Yu Ji (Kim, Ok Hee)

M.D., Yian Bian Medical University, China

Ph.D., Acupuncture, Beijing University, China

MSOM, Royal University, CA 

Licensed Acupuncturist, State of California 

Korean and Chinese Program

Area of Expertise: Herbal Treatment in Pediatric, Herbal Treatment in Dermatology, Herbal Treatment in Gynecology, Acupuncture Anatomy series, Meridian Theory

 

Johnson, Doris

BA, French, University of California, Santa Barbara, CA

MA, African Area Studies, University of California, Los Angeles, CA

MSOM, Yo San University, Los Angeles, CA

Ph.D, American Liberty University, CA

Licensed Acupuncturist, State of California

Diplomate of Acupuncture, NCCAOM

Diplomate of Chinese Herbology, NCCAOM

English Program

Area of Expertise: Herbs Category series, Introduction to Botany and Herbology, OM Nutrition, Case Management series, Intern Supervisor

 

Joo, Kay

B.A., Arabic, Hangook University of Foreign Languages, Korea 

B.S., Math, University of Southern California, CA 

M.S., TCM, Samra University, CA 

Ph.D, Oriental Medicine, American Liberty University, CA

Licensed Acupuncturist, State of California

Language Program N/A

Area of Expertise: Intern Supervisor

 

Kim, Chan Ho

B.S., Electrical Engineering, Sung Kyun Kwan University, Korea

MSOM., Dongguk Royal University, CA 

Licensed Acupuncturist, State of California

Korean Program

Area of Expertise: Case Management series

 

Kim, James

BS, Biology, Konkuk University, Korea

MSOM, Dongguk Royal University, Los Angeles, CA

DAOM, South Baylo University, Los Angeles, CA

Licensed Acupuncturist, State of California

Korean Program

Area of Expertise: Medical Ethics, OM, Acupuncture, Herbs

 

Kim, Young Il

B.A., Sung Kyun Kwan University, Korea 

B.S., TCM, Shang Hai University of TCM, China 

M.S., Acupuncture, Moxibustion and Tuina, Shang Hai University of TCM, China 

MD, Clinical Foundation of Chinese Medicine, Shang Hai University of TCM, China 

L.Ac., Licensed Acupuncturist, CA 

NCCAOM certified

Korean Program

Area of Expertise: Basic Theory of OM series, OM Internal Medicine series, Wen Bing, Shanghan and Golden Cabinet, Yellow Emperor

 

Kong, Kap Seung

MD, Chung Ang University, Korea 

Korean Program

Area of Expertise: Basic Science, Public Health, Clinical Medicine

 

Le, Roy

BS, Biology, University of California Irvine, CA 

MD, Universidad Central del Este, Dominican Republic 

English Program

Area of Expertise: Basic Science, Public Health, Research Methodology, Western Pharmacology, Western Medical Terminology, Physical Exam in Western Medicine, Lab Diagnosis in Western Medicine, Western Medicine series

 

Lee, Heiwon

BA, English, Chung-Ang University, Korea 

MA, Sociology, University of Bridgeport, Bridgeport, CT

MSOM, Samra University, CA

Ph.D, Oriental Medicine, Yuin University, CA 

DAOM, Dongguk University Los Angeles, CA

Diplomate of Acupuncture, NCCAOM

Licensed Acupuncturist, State of California

English and Korean Program

Area of Expertise: CNT and Safety Code, Acupuncture Technique series, Acupuncture Physiology series, Acupuncture Therapeutic series, Intern Supervisor

 

Lee, Seung-Deok

BS, College of Oriental Medicine, Dongguk University, Seoul, Korea

MS, Acupuncture and Moxibustion, Dongguk University, Seoul, Korea

PhD, Acupuncture and Moxibustion, Dongguk University, Seoul, Korea 

KMD, Doctor of Oriental Medicine Licensure, Ministry of Health and Welfare, Korea

National Certification Commission for Acupuncture and Oriental Medicine (NCCAOM)

Licensed Acupuncturist, State of California

Korean Program

Area of Expertise: OM, Acupuncture and Moxibustion, Herbology, Intern Supervisor 

 

Lee, You Soo

MSOM, Dongguk University Los Angeles, CA

Licensed Acupuncturist, State of California

Korean Program

Area of Expertise: Acupuncture Technique series

 

Li, Hong

Jiangxi Traditional Chinese Medicine College, China

DAOM, South Baylo University, CA

Licensed Acupuncturist, State of California

Chinese Program

Area of Expertise: OM, Herbology

 

Li, Jize

B.S., TCM, Tianjin College of Traditional Chinese Medicine, China 

Licensed Acupuncturist, State of California 

Chinese Program

Area of Expertise: OM, Herbology

 

Ni, Youping

BM, Medicine, Tianjing Medical University, China 

MS, Medicine and Pharmaceutical Research, Free University of Brussels, Belgium 

PhD, Biochemistry, Katholic University of Leuven, Belgium 

Fellow, Cardiology and Pulmonology, Affiliated Hospital of Tianjin 2ndMedical College, China 

Post-Doctoral Fellow, Biological Chemistry and Molecular Pharmacology, Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA 

Post-Doctoral Fellow, Cardiology, University of California Irvine, CA 

English Program

Area of Expertise: Basic Science, Public Health, Research Methodology, Clinical Medicine

 

Qian, Chunyi

MD, Medicine, AnHui College of Medicine, China

MS, Medicine, China Academy of Chinese Medicine, China 

Licensed Acupuncturist, State of California

English and Chinese Program

Area of Expertise: OM, Herbology, Intern Supervisor

 

Qian, Lin

BS, Acupuncture and Tuina, Shanghai University of Traditional Chinese Medicine, China  

Licensed Acupuncturist, State of California

Chinese Program

Area of Expertise: Case Management, Tuina, Intern Supervisor

 

Rafael, Andre

BS, Electrical Engineering, University of California Irvine, CA 

MSOM, Samra University, CA

Licensed Acupuncturist, State of California

Qualified Medical Evaluator, State of California Industrial Medical Council 

Board Certified Naturopathic Physician, American Naturopathic Medical Certification and Accreditation Board 

Language Program N/A

Area of Expertise: Intern Supervisor (Externship at USC)

 

Raman, Basha

BS, Telecommunication Film, San Diego State College, San Diego, CA

MTOM, Pacific College of Oriental Medicine, San Diego, CA

DAOM, Emperor’s College of TCM, CA

Diplomate of Acupuncture, NCCAOM

Licensed Acupuncturist, State of California

Qualified Medical Evaluator, State of California

English Program

Area of Expertise: Acupuncture Physiology series, Basic Theory of OM series, Meridian Theory

 

Seo, Stephan

MSOM, Dongguk University Los Angeles, CA

Ph.D., Oriental Internal Medicine, Liaoning University of Traditional Chinese Medicine, China

Licensed Acupuncturist, State of California

Korean Program

Area of Expertise: Acupuncture Anatomy series, Intern Supervisor, DAOM Supervisor

 

Song, Jinho

BS, Food Technology, Korea University, Seoul, South Korea

MS, Biotechnology, Korea University, Seoul, Korea

MSAOM, South Baylo University, Anaheim, CA

Dipl.OM, NCCAOM Certified

Licensed Acupuncturist, State of California

Language Program N/A

Area of Expertise: Intern Supervisor

 

Sun, Fei

BA, TCM, Beijing College of Traditional Chinese Medicine and Herbology, China 

MSOM, Royal University of America, Los Angeles, CA 

PhD, Beijing University of Chinese Medicine, China 

Licensed Acupuncturist, State of California

English and Chinese Program

Area of Expertise: Tai Chi, Qi Gong, OM, Acupuncture and Moxibustion, Herbology

 

Twicken, David

BA, Northeastern University, Boston, MA

MBA, Claremont Graduate School of Management, Claremont, CA

MTOM, Emperors College, CA

Licensed Acupuncturist, State of California

English Program

Area of Expertise: Acupuncture Physiology series, Acupuncture Therapeutic series

 

Wong, Adrianus Hilman

MD, Trisakti University, Indonesia

MSOM, Dongguk University Los Angeles, CA

Structural Acupuncture Program for Physicians, Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA

Dipl.OM, NCCAOM Certified

Licensed Acupuncturist, State of California

English Program

Area of Expertise: Western Medical Terminology, Biomedicine Review, Comprehensive Review Series

 

Wu, Xiao-Yang

MD, Luzhou Medical University, China

Fellow, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention of Shang Hai First Medical University, China 

Fellow, Modern Medical Toxicology, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention of Beijing Medical University, China

Fellow, Medical Epidemiological Statistics, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention of Beijing Medical University, China 

Post-Doctoral Fellow, Division of Neurology, University of California, Los Angeles, CA

DAOM, Dongguk University Los Angeles, CA 

Licensed Acupuncturist, State of California

Chinese and English Program

Area of Expertise: Basic Science, Clinical Medicine, Research Methodology, Public Health, OM 

 

Yeganeh, Mahmoud

MD, Kerman University of Medical Sciences, Kerman, Iran

DAOM, South Baylo University, Anaheim, CA

Licensed Acupuncturist, State of California

English Program, Intern Supervisor

Area of Expertise: Biology, Chemistry, Biochemistry, Physics, Basic Science, Lab and Radiology diagnosis, Clinical Medicine

 

Zhang, Jian

M.D., Da Lian Medical University, China

MSOM, Samra University, CA

Licensed Acupuncturist, State of California 

Chinese and English Program

Area of Expertise: Basic Science, Clinical Medicine

 

Zhao, Yong Ji

M.D., Yian Bian Medical University, China

DC, Cleveland Chiropractic College, Los Angeles, CA

Korean and Chinese Program

Area of Expertise: Basic Science, Clinical Medicine, Research Methodology, Public Health

 

Zheng, Qiwei

MD, Specialist Study in Neurology, Jiangxi College of TCM, China 

M.S., Medicine, Institute of Acupuncture and Moxibustion Academy of TCM, Beijing, China 

DAOM., South Baylo University, CA 

Licensed Acupuncturist, State of California 

English and Chinese Program

Area of Expertise: OM, Acupuncture and Moxibustion, Herbology, Intern Supervisor