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FlowingHealth_VandaHuangSM~ Biography ~

Dr. Vanda Huang graduated from the National College of Naturopathic Medicine (which is now known as NUNM) in Portland, OR with a doctorate in Naturopathic Medicine and a Masters of Science in Oriental Medicine. She has a B.A. in Philosophy from Northwestern University. A few years ago, Dr. Huang moved her private practice from New York City back to the Pacific Northwest.

Dr. Vanda Huang has treated hundreds of patients with acute and chronic disease including:

~asthma
~allergies
~migraine headaches
~post-stroke recovery
~menstrual disorders

~arthritis
~irritable bowel disease
~anxiety/depression
~multiple sclerosis
~high blood pressure

She has also used acupuncture, cupping, moxibustion and body work to help with:

~chronic pain
~weight loss
~sports injuries

~detoxification
~fatigue
~stress management

Dr. Huang has studied with Chinese Medicine doctors in Taiwan in both hospital and clinical settings. She has researched articles on clear cell and spindle cell sarcoma at the Cleveland Clinic Cardiology Department and has worked with blood samples from hepatitis B patients and apes with HIV at the Institut Biomedical Cordeliers in Paris, France to study the effects of superoxide dismutase on chromosomal aberrations and has been published related to that research.*

Dr. Huang has also had experience working with homeless youth, educating patients on birth control and HIV/STI prevention. Dr. Huang has treated low-income seniors with chronic disease such as Parkinson’s, diabetes, hypertension and arthritis. She has also worked in outpatient substance abuse clinics, performing ear and scalp acupuncture on large groups of homeless/low-income clients with drug and alcohol addictions.

Along with acupuncture, moxa and cupping, she treats patients using botanicals, nutrition and lifestyle counseling. She practices a combination of both Eastern and Western medicine to provide primary care to patients of all ages. She educates patients on lifestyle factors to improve their health and prevent disease.

Dr. Vanda Huang has an active acupuncture and naturopathic license in the state of Washington. She is certified in acupuncture through the NCCAOM and clean needle technique certified. Having a medical background in both Western and Eastern medicine provides her with more insight and tools to help her patients achieve optimal health

* Publications 

Paulo Filipe, Ingrid Emerit, Jany Vassy, Arlette Levy, Vanda Huang, and Joao Freitas. Cellular Penetration Fluorescently Labeled Superoxide Dismutases of Various Origins. Molecular Medicine 1999 Aug; 5(8): 517-525.

Jing Ping Sun, Craig R Asher, Yong Xu, Vanda Huang, Brian P Griffin, William J Stewart, Andrew C Novick, James D Thomas. Inferior vena caval masses identified by echocardiography. American Journal of Cardiology 1999 Sept; 84 (5):613-615.