Academic Leadership

Lesley Hamilton, DAOM, MACM, LAc

VP of Academics and Accreditation, Academic Advisor

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 program director for the Master of Acupuncture and Oriental Medicine (MAcOM) and First Professional Doctorate of Acupuncture and Oriental Medicine (DAcOM) degree programs. Lesley maintains a clinical practice at AOMA's Professional Clinic South in addition to teaching Chinese materia medica, Chinese herbal treatment of disease, and ethics and legal issues courses and 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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