East-West Medicine

Wei-zen Sun MD

Dr. Wei-Zen Sun is Professor of Anesthesiology , Director of the Graduate Institute of Brain and Mind Sciences, and the Director of Complementary and Integrative Medicine for the new Health Sciencee and Wellness Center at the National Taiwan University. Dr. Sun is a pioneer in acupuncture research and has published many articles in journals such as Pain, European Journal of Pain, and Anesthesiology. His current interests include the health effects of the Eastern arts of Tai-Chi and meditation.

Woodson Merrell MD

Dr. Woodson Merrell is currently in private practics and was the founding executive director of the Continuum Center for Health and Healing affiliated with the Mt. Sinai Beth Israel Medical Center and is one of the nation’s most respected figures in complementary and alternative medicine. He was a pioneer in alternative medicine teaching at Columbia University. He lectures widely on the subject of alternative therapies and was Board member of New York State Office of Professional Medical Conduct and (chairman) of New York State Board of Acupuncture.