Brown Bags

AOMA offers regular brown bag presentations.  Brown bag speakers include but are not limited to distinguished professionals in fields of student interest, alumni who return to share their experiences in the profession, and business leaders who offer practice management tips.  All brown bag talks are FREE to the public.  Bring your lunch and bring your questions; leave with knowledge and an increased sense of engagement with the AOMA community.


Spring 2015 Brown Bag Seminar Schedule

Thursday, April 30, 12:45-1:45 pm, Classroom E-2
Wednesday, May 5th, 12:45-145,Classroom E-1
China Study Trip Information Session
Dr. Grace Tan & Julia Aziz

Tuesday May 5, 12:45-1:45 pm, Classroom E-4
Clinical Draping Procedures: Proper, Respectful and Easy Draping Techniques
Tracy Sites

Tuesday May 5, 12:45-1:45 pm, Classroom E-1
Running on Empty? Nutritional & Herbal Solutions for Stressed Students
Charlotte and Kikel from the Austin Center

Thursday, May 7, 12:45-1:45 pm, Classroom E-1
Manufacturing The Painless One. An inside look at how SEIRIN acupuncture needles are made.
Todd O'Leary, LHASA OMS

Friday, May 8, 10:00am-11:-00am, Classroom B-1
Increasing Patient Population
Marilyn Allen, American Acupuncture Council

Friday, May 8, 12:45-1:45am, Classroom E-1
Jennifer Nemeth, National Certification Commission for Acupuncture and Oriental Medicine

Thursday, June 11th 5:05p – 6:05p, Classroom E-3
Clinical Draping Procedures: Proper, Respectful and Easy Draping Techniques
Tracy Sites

Recorded Brown Bags

You may listen to the following excellent and informative brown bags below at any time. Click on the title of the presentation to stream an MP3 of the recording.

Finding Insurance Under The Affordable Health Care Act With Victoria Trevino

Basic Accounting and QuickBooks for Acupuncturists with Denise Seal

Resources for this Brown Bag include the following PDFs: Setting Up Your QuickBooks File and 10 Steps to Setting Up a Payroll System

What I Wish I'd Known: How to Survive Your First Year of Business with Kathy Kerr

Managing Debt and Achieving Financial Success as an Acupuncturist with Davin Bell and North Star Financial Services

The Ethics of Advertising with Kathy Kerr

Resources for this Brown Bag include the following PDF's: The Ethics of Advertising and The Legal Stuff

Examples of Past Brown Bag Topics

Web Design Basics with Austin Web Design

The Do's and Don'ts of Informal Advertising with Kathy Kerr

Mindfulness and Chinese Medicine with Rupesh Chhagan

Marketing Your Acupuncture Practice with Elizabete Gomes

Medical Astrology with Will Morris

Treating Kids Using TCM with Melissa Light

Cruise Ship Acupuncture with Gayle Daugherty

Omega 3 Fatty Acids with Hannah Thornton

Living the Four Agreements with Heather Ash

Health at Every Size with Ragen Chastain

The Relationship of Psychological Trauma and Physical Pain with Linda Manning, PhD.

How to Read the Medical News with Duncan Echelson of

Herbal Quality Discernment and Authentication with Eric Brand, MS, LAc