Ginna Browning, L.Ac
Ginna Browning L.Ac, LMBT, is a Diplomate in Oriental Medicine, and the owner of Remedy Clinic, Inc. in Raleigh. When she returned to her home town in NC in 2005 to establish her acupuncture practice, she was grateful to have the professional acupuncture association as a home base for a new and upcoming practitioner.
The need for high-quality, continuing education is essential for growing the skills necessary to succeed, so Ginna chose to serve on NCSAAM’s executive committee as educational officer from 2008-2010. She was recruited to serve as President for the following three years.
In 2012, with the help of the membership, incoming Board of Directors, and executive committee members, Ginna formed the Acupuncture Advocates PAC and served as its President for 2 years. At this time, she was awarded Emeritus status from NCSAAM, and has proudly participated in her chosen profession securing itself to serve the growing population of North Carolina.
Ian Barbara Florian, M.Ac. (US), M.Ac. (UK), Dipl.Ac.(NCCAOM), Lic.Ac. B.A. from Mills College in Pre-Med/Asian
Philip Kosdan, L.Ac., B.A. (Sociology, NYU) , M.Ac. (New England School of Acupuncture), M.A. (Psychology, Vermont College), President Emeritus NCAAOM. Mr. Kosdan has been practicing acupuncture for nearly 30 years, for the first 15 years in Vermont and for the last 15 in North Carolina. He was a founding member of the Vermont State Acupuncture Association, President of the Triangle Chapter of NCAAOM for several years and then President of the North Carolina Association of Acupuncture and Oriental Medicine for 3 years. Mr. Kosdan studied herbs with Ted Kaptchuk and has been a practicing herbalist for about 20 years. Besides Chinese medicine, Mr. Kosdan is a practicing shaman and astrologer. He has been working on a book off and on for several years integrating Chinese medical theory with Western psychology as well as psychologies around the world for all time. He is also currently in the process of setting up a school of integrated herbal studies and in the future, programs in integrated medicine for health care professionals.
John McGimsey, L.Ac., B.A. Psych., M.Ac. , M.A. studied meditation, hypnosis, deep muscle relaxation, Tai Qi and Qi Gong.
Burton Moomaw, LAc
Burton Moomaw graduated from Jung Tao in 2007 and has since been in private practice in Boone, NC. Boone has been home to his family since 1986 where he started 3 businesses.
Burton's other interests include Jungian psychology, travel, beekeeping, and rock climbing.
I am fortunate to be able to offer support our profession through financial gifts. We do important work and it is critical that we engage in the political side of our profession, even though it is an often dark and challenging system, in order to secure the future of our medicine.
Andrew Prescott, B.Ac.(UK), Dipl.Ac.(NCCAOM), L.Ac.(NC) Andrew Prescott has been practicing Acupuncture since 1977. He initially qualified as a Registered Psychiatric Nurse in 1975 at Glenside and Barrow Hospital, England. He worked at the Bristol Children’s Hospital, Bristol, England. He then completed his initial training in Acupuncture (Lic. Ac.) at the College of Traditional Chinese Acupuncture (CTA, UK), Leamington Spa, England in 1977. He holds an advanced degree in Acupuncture (B. Ac.) from the College of Traditional Acupuncture, representing additional clinical training. Prior to moving to the USA Andrew Prescott obtained his Diploma from the National Commission for Certification of Acupuncture and Oriental Medicine (Dipl.Ac., NCCAOM) and North Carolina license in 1995. In addition to clinical private practice since 1977, he has been a guest lecturer of Shen Tao Acupressure at the College of Traditional Chinese Acupuncture, Leamington Spa, England, and he has also founded, and taught at, Middle Piccadily Natural Healing Center, Sherborne, Dorset, England. He was Clinic Director at Jung Tao School of Classical Chinese Medicine in North Carolina for seven years. He is currently in private practice in Durham, NC, and writing with a view to publishing the result of some of his many years of research into Chinese Medicine and the medical classics. www.harmonygate.com