5 Tips to Stay Hydrated

5 Tips to Stay Hydrated Rachel Nowakowski, L.Ac. We are mid-summer. The days are long and we are outside working and playing in the heat and humidity. During these hot days, you may find yourself feeling overheated, lethargic, and without much appetite. Chinese medicine calls this Summerheat Syndrome – a disorder associated with exposure to … Read More

Alumni Spotlight: Greg Casey

Greg Casey graduated from Daoist Traditions in 2014, he also holds an Associate Degree in Mathematics and Sciences from SUNY: Adirondack. He is certified by NCCAOM and is licensed to practice Chinese medicine in NC. He has also practiced in the state of RI as a licensed Doctor of Acupuncture. He recently returned to DTC as … Read More

Faculty Spotlight: Randine Lewis PhD, Lic. Ac, FABORM

After completing basic medical school Dr. Randine Lewis finished her studies at the American College of Acupuncture and Oriental Medicine in 1998; interned in China in 1999; and, received her PhD in alternative medicine from the Indian Board of Alternative Medicine in India in 2001. Dr. Lewis has been a professional member of the American Society for … Read More

Faculty Spotlight: Dr. Kathy Robinson

Kathy Robinson graduated from UNC Chapel Hill School of Medicine in 1989. She did her residency in family medicine at Duke University. She worked in private practices and then went on to teach in the family medicine residency program at Duke. She has worked in public health, taught healthcare at local prisons, and she serves on the Ethics Committee … Read More

Welcome Bonnie Benetato!

Daoist Traditions will welcome new faculty member and Dean of Faculty, Bonnie B. Benetato, this 2017 Fall Semester. Bonnie is a family nurse practitioner with over 10 years of nursing educational experience at Trinity College in Washington, DC and at East Carolina University. Bonnie has a PhD, MSN, and BSN in nursing from the Catholic … Read More

Alumni Spotlight: Karen Litton

  Karen Litton is a 2008 Daoist Traditions graduate and practicing acupuncturist in North Carolina. She maintains a practice with the Chinese Acupuncture Clinic as well as her own clinic, Mountain Therapeutic, in Bryson City.  She has been an instructor at Daoist Traditions for seven years.  Teaching at Daoist Traditions I have taught several courses … Read More

Medicinal Herbs in Your Backyard

Some people think of Chinese herbs as exotic plants grown only in faraway Asia. Many of the plants used in Chinese Herbal Medicine can easily be grown in Western North Carolina, because of the temperate climate, similar to parts of China. Many common medicinal plants are as beautiful as they are useful. For example: Balloon … Read More