Galvan Acupuncture & Herbal Medicine

Meet Our Staff

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Our acupuncture physicians are a team of licensed and Board certified doctors of Oriental medicine supervised by Amy Galvan L’Ac, AP DOM.

All of our acupuncturists are required to have completed a 5-year academic program of study in Contemporary Oriental Medicine from Dragon Rises College of Oriental Medicine, an accredited private school, under the tutelage of internationally renowned Leon Hammer, MD. This program entails over 3,000 hours of specialized instruction and clinical internship, with 500 hours of Western medicine. Contemporary Oriental Medicine includes training in Traditional  Chinese Medicine, Five Element Acupuncture, Contemporary Chinese Pulse Diagnosis, and the world renowned highest level mastery of effective treatment strategies cultivated by the Ding lineage of Shanghai concerning physical, mental, and emotional aspects of health.

Your Health Team

Currently Dr Amy is not mentoring new graduates.

Amy Galvan, AP

Amy Galvan, AP

Biography

National Board Certified Acupuncturist. Florida licensed doctor of Oriental medicine. Certified Victim Advocate. Certified in Battlefield and Advanced Battlefield Acupuncture techniques. Over 20 years experience working with survivors of domestic violence, sexual violence, rape and incest. Chairperson for Victim Services Task Force for the Alachua County Coalition Against Human Trafficking.

Education

2009 Dragon Rises College of Oriental Medicine----MSOM, top of class
1998 University of Washington---post-baccalaureate pre-med
1992 Eastern Michigan University---B.A. French/biology, magna cum laude

Associations

AAAOM---American Association of Acupuncture and Oriental Medicine
FSOMA---Florida State Oriental Medical Association
ACCAHT---Alachua County Coalition Against Human Trafficking, Victim Services Task Force Chairperson
FNVWS---Florida Network of Victim Witness Services
FCADV---Florida Council Against Domestic Violence
FCASV---Florida Council Against Sexual Violence
WAPF---Weston A. Price Foundation

Interests

Women's health, infertility, internal medicine, post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD), neurological diseases, pain management, victim services, survivors of domestic and sexual violence, battlefield acupuncture.

Awards

Kappa Delta Pi Honors in Education, Phi Beta Kappa Honors in Science, National Dean's List, University Regents 4-Year Full-Tuition Academic Scholarship, 2009 Nuherbs Co national scholarship recipient, Who's Who Among America's Teachers, U.S. Senate Youth Scholar, Daughters of the American Revolution Citizenship Award.
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