School of Consciousness and Transformation (SCT)
PhD, Medical Anthropology from University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
Bachelor of Chinese Medicine, Capital University of Medical Science, Beijing
Dr. Jun Wang, Research Fellow and core faculty of East-West Psychology Department at CIIS, holds a Bachelor of Chinese Medicine from the Capital University of Medical Science, Beijing, and a PhD in Medical Anthropology from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. Dr. Wang came to CIIS following several years as a licensed acupuncturist in the state of North Carolina and core faculty member at the Integrative Medical Program, School of Medicine, UNC-Chapel Hill, and later at the Institute for Holistic Health Studies at San Francisco State University. Formerly Director of the Doctorate in Acupuncture and Oriental Medicine (DAOM) program of ACTCM at CIIS and president of the Academy of Chinese Culture and Health Sciences in Oakland, California, Dr. Wang has authored and co-authored a number of journal articles and books, including Cultivating Qi: An Introduction to Chinese Body-Mind Energetics(North Atlantic, 2011), and a book chapter, "Chinese Medicine: Health and Balance for the Whole Person" in Science and Religion: One World, Many Possibilities (Routledge, 2014). Dr. Wang's teaching and research interests include multidisciplinary research on traditional Chinese medicine; East Asian philosophies and psychology; Chinese body-mind energetic healing systems. She is the co-Chair of Traditional and Complementary Medicine (TCM) Research Group (since 2015), conducting several Asian community-based collaborative health research projects.