AOMA Graduate School of Integrative Medicine


Kirsten Hurder-Karchmer

Kirsten Hurder-Karchmer, LAc

Building and Integrative Fertility Practice

Friday Feburary 14, 2014

Course Descrioption:

In this intensive, Kirsten and Paco will share how their practices work together to obtain amazing outcomes for the patients they serve. Their system relies on mutual respect, but also a set of specific practices and systems that you can implement in your own practice in order to build an integrative clinic. Kirsten will share her expertise on constitutional diagnosis and its role in the treatment of fertility as well as information on modular herbal formulas. Kirsten and Paco’s talk will leave you with practical ideas and steps for implementation in your own clinic setting.

Speaker Bio:

President of the American Board of Oriental Reproductive Medicine (ABORM) and a board-certified reproductive acupuncturist, Ms. Hurder-Karchmer is considered an expert in the treatment of infertility, gynecology and womens' health issues with Traditional Chinese Medicine. Kirsten is considered expert in the field of Reproductive Acupuncture.  She has spent the last 13 years researching and pioneering the application of Traditional Chinese Medicine in the area of recurrent pregnancy loss and has helped countless women achieve happy, healthy, successful pregnancies.

Currently, Ms. Hurder-Karchmer is building an internet company to address the vast needs of infertile couples using the strategies from TCM as a foundation for a fertility wellness and miscarriage prevention program.

A sought after lecturer and consultant to many other acupuncturist on the subject of infertility, Kirsten acts as an experienced and inspiring mentor for her team at TCRA. She has appeared as an authority on acupuncture and IVF in numerous local and national news pieces including, USA Today, CNN, MSNBC, and Yahoo. In addition to growing a dynamic reproductive acupuncture practice, Kirsten remains a very loving and active mother to her two children.

Ms. Hurder-Karchmer holds a Masters Degree in Oriental Medicine, and has been board-certified in Acupuncture and Clinical Herbal Medicine by the National Commission for the Certification of Acupuncture and Oriental Medicine (NCCAOM). She is a professional member of the American Society of Reproductive Medicine (ASRM) and RESOLVE. Ms. Hurder-Karchmer is licensed by The Texas State Board of Medical Examiners.