Our Faculty

Mark Sodders, DAOM, Dipl OM (NCCAOM), LAc

Department of Integral Studies

DAOM, Pacific College of Oriental Medicine, 2015 
MSOM, Dongguk University Los Angeles, 2011 
MOM, Dallas College of Oriental Medicine, 2005

Dr. Sodders has been studying and practicing Chinese medicine since 2005, with experience working in integrative medicine environments in both private practice and outpatient settings.  Licensed in both Texas and California, he also is nationally certified in oriental medicine, and completed his Doctorate of Acupuncture and Oriental Medicine in family medicine from Pacific College of Oriental Medicine.  Dr. Sodders is currently pursuing a Building Research across Inter-Disciplinary Gaps (BRIDG) T90 post-doctoral fellowship with the National Center for Complementary and Integrative Health (NCCIH).  Dr. Sodders also remains active the profession in offering classes to other East-Asian medicine professionals concerning human health and disease as it relates to the climate and meteorological conditions, for which he published a clinical reference guide.  His work reflects the philosophy that patient-centered healthcare is a partnership.  

Research and Academic Interests:

  • Acupuncture research for Traumatic Brain Injury (TBI) including the application of clinical and patient-reported assessment tools in clinical trials, as well as environmental influences on human health and disease
Licensure and Certifications

Licensed Acupuncturist, State of California Acupuncture Board 2011 – present

Licensed Acupuncturist, Texas State Board of Acupuncture Examiners 2006 – present

Diplomate, O.M. – NCCAOM 2005 – present

Honors & Awards

Senior Clinical and Translational Research Fellow, University of Washington, Building Research across Inter-Disciplinary Gaps (BRIDG) T90 Clinical Research Training Program in Complementary and Integrative Health


Sodders, M. (2014). 5 Periods and 6 Qi: A Clinical Reference Text


M, S. (2014). 5 Periods and 6 Qi: A Clinical Reference Text.