Certifications

NCCAOM Certified

Diplomate of Oriental Medicine

A Diplomate of Oriental Medicine is a practitioner who is certified by the National Certification Commission for Acupuncture and Oriental Medicine (NCCAOM®) and has met the certification requirements for both acupuncture and Chinese herbology. It is a considerable professional achievement to earn the designation Diplomate of Oriental Medicine (NCCAOM). NCCAOM certification indicates to employers, patients, and peers that one has met national standards for the safe and competent practice of acupuncture and Chinese herbology as defined by the acupuncture and Oriental medicine (AOM) profession. For additional information, about the Diplomate of Oriental Medicine, please visit the NCCAOM Website.

Other Certifications

Sang is a Licensed Acupuncturist in the State of Oregon.  (AC#01047)

Sang is N.C.C.A.O.M. certified. (National Certification Commission for Acupuncture and Oriental Medicine).

Sang holds a Masters Degree in Oriental Medicine which covers both Acupuncture and Herbal education.

Sang attended Southwest Acupuncture College in Albuquerque New Mexico where she was awarded a scholarship from Golden Flower Herbs.

Sang has also studied in Beijing China at the International Institute of Chinese Medicine.

In early 2017-2018 Sang studied with a master T.C.M. herbalist, Mazin Al-Kafaji in Chinese Dermatology. She has expanded to include tele-medicine specifically dealing with helping people who have stubborn skin issues with Chinese Herbs. Contact Sang for more information on how to resolve your dermatological issue.

Sang began learning with Master Tsuyoshi Shimamura in 2014 and continues to study with him.  She completed her two year Master’s program with Tsuyoshi in February 2020 and also got to visit him to shadow him in his clinic in Oita, Japan in December of 2019!

Master Tsuyoshi Shimamura had the privledge of being with Master Nagano during his last days.  Master Nagano was still teaching Tsuyoshi until the very end.  Thank you to all of Master Nagano’s students who still teach his wisdom today.

Master Tsuyoshi sensi and me in front of his clinic in Oita, Japan.
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With Tsuyoshi Sensei for first learning experience.

In 2015 Sang completed an 150 hour course study in  Kiiko Matsumoto Style Acupuncture with Kiiko’s protege, Monika Kobylecka and with Kiiko Matsumoto herself and earned her KMS certificate!

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Kiiko Matsumoto and Sang

She has completed Lonny Jarrett’s two year Clinical Integration program in Stockbridge MA.  The focus of this study is on contemporary Evolutionary Enlightenment, with an introductory to Contemporary Chinese Pulse Diagnosis based upon Leon Hammer’s work with the legendary Dr. Shen.  This style of pulse diagnosis allows the practitioner to help the patient prevent illness before it manifests.

Prior to her study with Lonny, Sang’s training has focused on Japanese Meridian theory and Traditional Chinese Medicine.

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Lonny and Sang

She continued her pulse studies with Lonny, Brandt Stickley, and Ross Rosen.

In 2007 Sang opened Montage Oriental Medicine in Corvallis, Oregon.

In 2011 Sang went on an extended learning retreat in Thailand to study with a private hands-on Thai healer.  She obtained this goal and learned this woman’s skill set.  She has returned to beautiful Oregon and now resides in the beautiful Applegate Valley.

What else has Sang been up to?

Sang has taught An Introduction to Oriental Medicine for The Heart of the Valley School of Massage in Corvallis.  She regularly offers workshops on Qi Gong and The Basics of Traditional Chinese Medicine to the general public.  Sang recently taught an introductory course at The Frog Farm in Talkima, Oregon.  She loves sharing the benefits of Traditional Chinese Medicine with everyone!

She continues to hone and add to her skill set by attending conferences, seminars, and hands on lectures in topics that interest her.

Feel free to connect and contact Sang to present something on Traditional Chinese Medicine at one of your events.

Hobbies!

Sang likes to take a spoonful of her own medicine and rejuvenate Ling (Life Force) in nature with her husband Noah, three dogs, and her three kitties. Oban, Little Prince Nelson, Lydia, Prima Prema Vera, Duece, and Puma.  Lydia was adopted from Jackson County Humane Society. Little Prince Nelson and all the kitties were free giveaways from locals.

Sang has also found her love for chickens!  With a small brood of 23 hens and one fancy rooster, we have a flock of fun!

Lydia, Oban, and Little Prince Nelson
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The Flock
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Plants
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The Oregon Coast at its Best.
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Massive Morel