Megan has over 15 years experience in Acupuncture and Chinese Herbal Medicine. She joined East Winds Acupuncture in June 2023 and is looking forward to serving the Colorado Springs community.
Megan has worked extensively in the Chinese herb industry, serving as an herbal consultant and educator for Kan Herb Company for several years. During this time, she traveled internationally, training professionals across many disciplines on the safe and effective use of Chinese herbs in medical practice. Megan started clinical practice in 2011, serving as co-founder and proprietor of Communi-Qi Acupuncture, a community acupuncture clinic in Santa Cruz, CA. The combination of working in the herbal field along with honing her clinical knowledge in the heavy patient load of community acupuncture is where she cultivated her passion for treating women’s health issues. In 2022, she received her Certified Phlebotomy Technician credentialing and continues to expand her horizons to help out through many avenues of medicine as need has increased during the pandemic. In the past she was a Lifeguard and First Responder, as well as a CPR instructor for the American Red Cross. Despite the area of medicine that Megan is working in, she has a passion for helping patients achieve their goals whatever they might be.
Specializing in women’s health, hormonal balancing along with reproductive medicine, and sports injury/pain management. She also enjoys working with women to create realistic health goals that help them discover a renewed relationship with life.
Megan has spent years training in TCM, a brief list follows:
Doctorate of Acupuncture and Oriental Medicine (DAOM) with specialization in women’s health and pain management from Five Branches University, in San Jose, CA in 2018 Master’s Degree in Traditional Chinese Medicine from Five Branches University in Santa Cruz, CA in 2009, Licensed Acupuncturist in California from 2009-2022, Board certified by the National Certification Commission for Acupuncture and Oriental Medicine (NCCAOM) in Acupuncture (Dipl. OM) since 2017, Licensed Acupuncturist in the States of Colorado, Five Elements style acupuncture specialty, Medical Qigong Practitioner Certificate, NADA Acupuncture Detox training in 2018, Became a Fellow of the American Board of Reproductive Medicine (ABORM) in 2019, Acupuncturists without Borders training, Acupuncture Detox treatments for veterans
Abnormal Uterine Bleeding: Can Acupuncture and Chinese Herbs Support Menstrual Regularity? A Retrospective Case Report- 2018, Doctoral Capstone