Academic Leadership

Lesley Hamilton, DAOM, MACM, LAc

VP of Academics and Accreditation

DAOM, AOMA Graduate School of Integrative Medicine, 2016

MACM, University of Southern California, 2011
MSOM, Academy of Oriental Medicine at Austin, 2002
BS, University of Wisconsin, 1979

Lesley is the vice president of academics and accreditation since 2016. From 2011-2020, she was the program director for the Master of Acupuncture with Chinese Herbal Medicine Specialization (MAc [CHMS]) and professional Doctorate of Acupuncture with Chinese Herbal Medicine Specialization (MAc [CHMS]) degree programs. Lesley maintained a clinical practice at AOMA's Professional Clinic South (2010-2020) and has  taught the Chinese materia medica series, a Chinese herbal treatment of disease course,,ethics and legal issues, and teaching and learning courses as well as supervising in the student clinics at AOMA.  Her mission in life is to provide support and opportunities for others to excel - patients, students, colleagues, friends, and family.

Lesley's clinical specialties include: hepatitis, anxiety/depression, stress induced disorders (psychosocial, gastrointestinal, allergies, neck/upper back/shoulder pain, menstrual irregularities, etc.), menopause, shoulder/upper back, and low back/hip pain. Her philosophy with any of these issues is to engage with the patient and identify what he/she can do between sessions to improve health.

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