Our Faculty

Qianzhi ‘Jamie’ Wu, PhD, MD (China), LAc

Vice President of Faculty

PhD, Nanjing University of Traditional Chinese Medicine, 2014
MMed, Chengdu University of TCM, 1985
BMed, Luzhou Medical College, 1982

Qianzhi Wu began his practice of acupuncture in 1977 under the direction of a veteran barefoot doctor.  Dr. Wu later enrolled in TCM schools, where he deepened his knowledge base while studying over the course of seven years. He served as supervisor, associate 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 Vice President of Faculty in 2009. Wu has published six books and multiple articles.

He maintains an active clinical practice in Austin, where he specializes in the treatment of internal medical disorders, sports injuries, and pediatrics; in addition, he offers TCM pain management therapies. Wu is active in his professional service to the acupuncture community on the national level and has been a past commissioner of the NCCAOM, he has served as the chairman of NCCAOM’s Chinese Herbology Examination Development Committee, he has been the chairman of the Asian Bodywork Examination Development Committee.

Research and Academic Interests

Traditional Chinese Medicine; tuina; herbal moxibustion

Professional Memberships

Commissioner, National Certification Commission for Acupuncture and Oriental Medicine (NCCAOM): Chairperson Herbal and 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 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

Consultant 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

Honors and Awards

Excellent author, Sichuan Publishing House, 1994(Award)

Model teacher in Acupuncture and OM, Educational Society of Chengdu, Sichuan Province, Oct 1992(Provincial prize)

Outstanding Teacher on TCM, Chengdu University of TCM, 1992 (Award)

Publications

1. Study Guide on Chinese Medicinal Classics-Difficult Questions. Series Chief Editor, Sichuan Publishing House, Sichuan, China, June 2008

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

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

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

5. “Application of Ying Qi and Wei Qi theory in the treatment of multiple sclerosis,” The American Acupuncturist. 2007: Vol.41:18-21

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. Winter 1997: Vol.1:10-14,

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. Chengdu, China: Sichuan Publishing House of Science & Technology, 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. Chengdu, China: Sichuan Publishing House of Science and Technology, Sept. 1989

19. The applied classic methods of Oriental medicine for beauty culture. Beijing, China: Beijing Publishing House of Chinese Medical Classics, 1988

20. Handbook on Synopsis of the Golden Chamber. Chongqing, China: Chongqing Publishing House of Science and Technology, ,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, China: Chongqing Publishing House of Science and Technology, 1986

Presentations

1. Clean Needle Technique national examination examiner, AOMA, Austin, March, 2010

2. Applied pediatric Tuina, Southwest Symposium.  Austin, TX, 2010

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

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

5. True beauty through acupuncture. Southwest Symposium. Austin, TX, Mar. 2009

6. Acupuncture and Oriental bodywork for spinal injury. Brakenridge Spinal Cord Injury Group and Rehabilitation Center for Spinal Cord Injury (2 sessions). Austin, TX, Feb. 2009

7. Instructor and examiner. Clean Needle Technique. Austin, TX, Feb. 2009

8. Ying-Wei Qi theory with treatment of multiple sclerosis. AAAOM Annual National Conference. Portland, OR, Oct. 2007

9. Instructor and examiner. Clean Needle Technique. Austin, TX, Oct. 2005

10. Acupuncture and Oriental medicine for facelift.  Seminar: AOMA. Austin, TX, 2005

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

12. Chinese medicine for cardiac and vascular diseases. St. David’s Hospital Austin, Aug. 2004

13. Qigong and the forces of nature. Workshop: Omega at Crossings.  Austin, TX, July 2004

14. The general introduction of Qigong. Omega at Crossings. Austin, TX, June 2004

15. Qigong and the forces of Nature, Weekend Workshops, Omega at Crossings, Austin, April 2004

16. Lectures on Oriental Medicine Education in USA; Oriental Medicine practice in North America. The International Training Center of Chengdu University of Traditional Chinese Medicine. Chengdu, China, April 2004

17. Chinese bio-clock theory with Qigong practice. AOBTA National Conference. Boston, MA, Aug. 2003

18. Clinic application of the 8 Extra Vessels theory I, II. AOBTA National Convention Florida, May 1999

19. East / West techniques of patient care. Continuing Education program: School of Nursing, the University of Texas at Austin. Austin, TX, Dec. 1998

20. Therapeutic applications for Oriental bodywork. Third Annual East Meets West Conference: AOBTA in the Northeastern United States. Brattleboro, VT, Sept. 1998

21. Men’s Health I, II, III-Tuina/Qigong. National Convention: American Oriental Bodywork Therapy Association. California, Jan. 1998

22. Introduction to Tuina. School of Nursing, the University of Texas at Austin.  Austin, TX, Oct. 1997

23. Acupuncture and Chinese herbal medicine for gastric disorders. 25th National Convention of the Acupuncture Association. Germany, Sept. 1995

24. Chinese Fengshui theory and its application. Vienna, Austria, June 1995

25. Secrets of moxibustion and its application. Hamburg, Germany, Oct. 1994