DULA Faculty

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):

Top Faculty of 2020 Rewarded to:

Seung Choi, came to Dongguk University from South Korea as an Oriental Medicine Staff Physician with decades of experience. Choi has been a lecturer and clinic supervisor since 2017 — specializing in Neropsychiatry and Obesity. Alongside decades of experience, Choi has also written several books, including: Dance Diet Based on TCM, Facial Acupuncture: the Practical Guide for Acupuncturists, The Ultimate Secret Book of Acupuncture and Moxibustion: An Annotated Translation of Japanese Acupuncture Classic, and others.

Dr. Chunyi Qian has over 30 years experience researching, practicing, and teaching Integrative Medicine, Acupuncture, and Chinese Herbology. Dr. Qian’s clinical expertise allowed her to provide medical assistance to the Late King of Jordan at Mayo Clinic and to the President of the World Bank at Washington D.C. Dr. Qian has been invited to give numerous lectures on Integrative Medicine, Acupuncture, & Herbology around the world, including: Italy, Israel, England, Jordan, and the United States. Dr. Qian has also co-authored several Chinese professional texts.

Doris-Owanda Johnson has been practicing Acupuncture and Herbology for over 20 years at her private practice in Los Angeles. Dongguk University has been grateful to have her as a clinical supervisor for ten of those years. Ms. Johnson is also a speaker, lecturer, and instructor on various aspects of health and preventive medicine — she has spoken at UCLA, Santa Monica College, and other highly-acclaimed establishments. Ms. Johnson studied French and attained a Master’s in African Area Studies previous to becoming an acupuncturist.

Dongguk University Los Angeles prides itself in an impressive faculty with diverse backgrounds from around the world.

DULA Faculty Members:

Lee, Seung-Deok, KMD (Korea), PhD (Korea), L.Ac.

President

  • 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
  • English and Korean Program
  • Clinic Supervisor: Master’s and Doctoral Program
  • Area of Expertise: OM, Acupuncture and Moxibustion, Orthopedics Acupuncture, Herbology

Chang, Yae, DAOM, L.Ac., Dip.OM

Dean of Academia

  • 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
  • Dip.OM, NCCAOM Certified
  • Licensed Acupuncturist, State of California
  • English and Korean Programs
  • Clinic Supervisor: Master’s and Doctoral Programs
  • Area of Expertise: Basic Theory of OM series, OM Diagnosis series

Wong, Adrianus Hilman, MD (Indonesia), DAOM, L.Ac., Dip.OM

Associate Dean

  • MD, Trisakti University, Indonesia
  • MSOM, Dongguk University Los Angeles, CA
  • DAOM, Dongguk University Los Angeles, CA
  • Structural Acupuncture Program for Physicians, Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA
  • Dip.OM, NCCAOM Certified
  • Licensed Acupuncturist, State of California
  • English Program
  • Area of Expertise: Biomedicine, Western Medical Terminology, Biomedicine Review, Comprehensive Review Series, Basic Theory of OM series, OM Diagnosis series, Meridian Theory, Acupuncture Physiology series

Allen, Marilyn, MS

  • 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

Bark, Seong Hui, MDiv, MA (Korea)

  • BA, Religious Study, Dongguk University, Seoul, Korea
  • MA, Buddhist Psychology Counseling, Dongguk University, Seoul, Korea
  • MDiv, Buddhist Chaplaincy, University of West, Rosemead, CA
  • English and Korean Program
  • Area of Expertise: Psychology

Choi, Hyungsuk, PhD (Korea), L.Ac.

  • BS, School of Oriental Medicine in Kyung Hee University, Korea
  • MA, Complementary and Alternative Medicine, School of Medicine in Cha University, Korea
  • PhD, Complementary and Alternative Medicine, School of Medicine in Cha University, Korea
  • Licensed Acupuncturist, State of California
  • English and Korean Programs
  • Area of Expertise: Acupuncture, Herbs, OM, Herbal Treatment in Integration of E/W Medicine, Master’s Experiences in Herbal Treatment

Choi, Seung, MS (Korea), L.Ac.

  • BS, Oriental Medicine, School of Oriental Medicine at Kyung Hee University, Seoul, Korea
  • MS, Oriental Medicine, Specialty: Neuropsychiatry, Graduate School of Oriental Medicine at Kyung Hee University, Seoul, Korea
  • Licensed Acupuncturist, State of California
  • English and Korean Programs
  • Clinic Supervisor: Master’s Program
  • Area of Expertise: Acupuncture and OM

Choi, Yun Jeong, MSAOM, L.Ac.

  • BS, Japanese Literature, Kyong Gi University, Korea
  • MS, Management, Sung Kyun Kwan University, Korea
  • MSAOM, South Baylo University, Los Angeles, CA
  • License of Acupuncturist, State of California
  • Korean Program
  • Area of Expertise: Clinical Management and Billing

Hwang, Wung Gyu (Bon), MSOM, L.Ac.

  • BS, Asian Medicine, Kyung Nam University, Korea
  • MSOM., Royal University, CA
  • Licensed Acupuncturist, State of California
  • Korean Program
  • Area of Expertise: Herbs Formula series, Basic Theory of OM series

Jin, Yu Ji (Kim, Ok Hee), MSOM, L.Ac.

  • 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, MSOM, L.Ac., Dip.Ac, Dip.CH

  • 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
  • Licensed Acupuncturist, State of California
  • Dip.Ac, Dip.CH, NCCAOM Certified
  • English Program
  • Clinic Supervisor: Master’s Program
  • Area of Expertise: Herbs Category series, Introduction to Botany and Herbology, OM Nutrition, Qi Gong, Case Management series, Clinic Supervisor

Kim, Chan Ho, MSOM, L.Ac.

  • BS, Electrical Engineering, Sung Kyun Kwan University, Korea
  • MSOM, Dongguk Royal University, CA
  • Licensed Acupuncturist, State of California
  • Korean Program
  • Clinic Supervisor: Master’s and Doctoral Program
  • Area of Expertise: Case Management series

Kim, Ilwha, MA (Korea), L.Ac., Dip.Ac

  • BA, Oriental Medicine, Wonkwang University, Korea
  • MA, Oriental Internal Medicine, Wonkwang University, Korea
  • Licensed Acupuncturist, State of California
  • Dipl.Ac, NCCAOM Certified
  • English and Korean Program
  • Area of Expertise: OM Diagnosis series

Kong, Kap Seung, MD (Korea)

  • MD, Chung Ang University, Korea
  • Korean Program
  • Area of Expertise: Basic Science, Public Health, Clinical Medicine

Lee, Heiwon, DAOM, L.Ac.

  • BA, English, Chung-Ang University, Korea
  • MA, Sociology, University of Bridgeport, Bridgeport, CT
  • MSOM, Samra University, CA
  • DAOM, Dongguk University Los Angeles, CA
  • Licensed Acupuncturist, State of California
  • English and Korean Program
  • Clinic Supervisor: Master’s and Doctoral Program
  • Area of Expertise: CNT and Safety Code, Acupuncture Technique series, Acupuncture Physiology series, Acupuncture Therapeutic series

Lee, You Soo, MSOM, L.Ac.

  • MSOM, Dongguk University Los Angeles, CA
  • Licensed Acupuncturist, State of California
  • Korean Program
  • Area of Expertise: Acupuncture Technique series

Maloney, Pamela, MTOM, L.Ac.

  • MTOM, Master of Traditional Oriental Medicine, Emperors College of Traditional Oriental Medicine
  • MA, Kinesiology, Dance Dept., UCLA
  • BA, Fine Art, UC Irvine

Qian, Chunyi, MD (China), L.Ac.

  • MD, Medicine, AnHui College of Medicine, China
  • MS, Medicine, China Academy of Chinese Medicine, China
  • Licensed Acupuncturist, State of California
  • English and Chinese Programs
  • Clinic Supervisor: Master’s and Doctoral
  • Area of Expertise: OM, Herbology, Clinic Supervisor

Qian, Lin, DAOM, L.Ac.

  • BS, Acupuncture and Tuina, Shanghai University of Traditional Chinese Medicine, China
  • DAOM, Dongguk University Los Angeles, CA
  • Licensed Acupuncturist, State of California
  • Chinese Program
  • Clinic Supervisor: Master’s and Doctoral Program
  • Area of Expertise: Case Management series, Tuina, Acupuncture Technique series, Acupuncture Therapeutics series, Meridian Theory

Seo, Stephan, MSOM, L.Ac.

  • MSOM, Dongguk University Los Angeles, CA
  • Licensed Acupuncturist, State of California
  • Korean Program
  • Area of Expertise: Acupuncture Anatomy series

Song, Jinho, MSAOM, L.Ac., Dipl. OM

  • BS, Food Technology, Korea University, Seoul, South Korea
  • MS, Biotechnology, Korea University, Seoul, Korea
  • MSAOM, South Baylo University, Anaheim, CA
  • Licensed Acupuncturist, State of California
  • Clinic Supervisor: Master’s Program
  • Area of Expertise: Clinic Supervisor

Twicken, David, MTOM, MBA, L.Ac.

  • BA, Northeastern University, Boston, MA
  • MBA, Claremont Graduate School of Management, Claremont, CA
  • MTOM, Emperor’s College, CA
  • Licensed Acupuncturist, State of California
  • English Program
  • Area of Expertise: Acupuncture Physiology series, Acupuncture Therapeutic series

Wu, Xiao-Yang, MD (China), DAOM, L.Ac.

  • MD, Luzhou Medical University, China
  • DAOM, Dongguk University Los Angeles, CA
  • Licensed Acupuncturist, State of California
  • Chinese and English Programs
  • Area of Expertise: Basic Science, Clinical Medicine, Research Methodology, Public Health, OM

Yeganeh, Mahmoud, MD (Iran), DAOM, L.Ac.

  • MD, Kerman University of Medical Sciences, Kerman, Iran
  • DAOM, South Baylo University, Anaheim, CA
  • Licensed Acupuncturist, State of California
  • English Program
  • Clinic Supervisor: Master’s Program
  • Area of Expertise: Biology, Chemistry, Biochemistry, Physics, Basic Science, Lab and Radiology diagnosis, Clinical Medicine

Yoon, Dong Won, MSOM, L.Ac.

  • MSOM, Samra University, CA
  • Licensed Acupuncturist, State of California
  • Clinic Supervisor: Master’s Program

Zhao, Yong Ji, MD (China), DC

  • MD, Yian Bian Medical University, China
  • DC, Cleveland Chiropractic College, Los Angeles, CA
  • Korean and Chinese Programs
  • Area of Expertise: Basic Science, Clinical Medicine, Research Methodology, Public Health

Zheng, Qiwei, MD (China), DAOM, L.Ac.

  • MD, Specialist Study in Neurology, Jiangxi College of TCM, China
  • MS, Medicine, Institute of Acupuncture and Moxibustion Academy of TCM, Beijing, China
  • DAOM, South Baylo University, CA
  • Licensed Acupuncturist, State of California
  • English and Chinese Programs
  • Clinic Supervisor: Master’s and Doctoral Program
  • Area of Expertise: OM, Acupuncture and Moxibustion, Herbology