Quan Zhou received her Bachelor’s Degree of Medicine from Beijing University of Chinese Medicine in 1991 through a 5-year full-time program and holds a Master’s Degree of Human Nutrition with the University of Alabama. Quan is a licensed Acupuncturist and a nationally certified Diplomate in Acupuncture and Oriental Medicine with the National Commission of Acupuncture and Oriental Medicine (NCCAOM). She has worked as a faculty member for the New England School of Acupuncture (NESA) since 2003.
Quan has practiced acupuncture for over 23 years in China, Singapore and in the U.S., working at the Wangjing Hospital, Singapore General Hospital, Boston Medical Center (BMC), Lowell Community Health Center (LCHC), and private acupuncture clinics. At the BMC, Quan worked with and supported cancer patients. With her education and experience, Quan has deep insight into both Eastern and Western medicine. She believes that the ultimate goal of health care is to guide people to discover the natural healing power within themselves, allowing them to enjoy balanced, healthy lives.
Quan’s expertise lies in the areas of chronic and acute pain, allergy, digestive conditions, stress related problems, headaches, migraines, anxiety, depression, neurological disorders, respiratory issues, supportive treatment for cancer, fertility, reproductive health, woman’s health and difficult-to-treat conditions in conventional medicine.She always finds great joy in helping patients return to health with acupuncture, ear therapy, cupping, gua-sha, and acupressure.
Quan lives locally. In her spare time, she enjoys hiking, gardening and swimming with her husband and two children.
Board Certifications & Memberships
• Massachusetts Licensed Acupuncture
• Member of the Massachusetts Traditional Chinese Medicine Association, USA
• Diplomate in Acupuncture and Oriental Medicine, National Certification Commission for Acupuncture and Oriental Medicine, USA
• Member of the China Association of Acupuncture, China
2012 – M.S. Human Nutrition, University of Alabama
2007 – Courses completed: Developmental Psychology, Interpersonal Relationship, Sociology, Kinesiology/Lab, Exercise Physiology/Lab, Physics/Lab, Chemistry/Lab, Science of Food, Basic Nutrition, Human Nutrition, Nutritional Assessment, Advanced Clinical Nutrition, Biostatistics, Advanced Community Nutrition, Epidemiology and Nutrition in Life Cycle, University of Massachusetts, Kansas State University
1991 – B.S. Medicine; specialty in Acupuncture and Herbal Medicine, College of Acupuncture, Beijing University of Chinese Medicine, Beijing, China
1. The Affection to the Action of the Small Intestine of Rabbit by Applying Moxibustion on the Acupoint ‘Zusanli,” 3rd-year thesis in college
2. Clinical Treatment for Insomnia with Acupuncture and Moxibustion, Graduate Thesis
• “Auricular Medicine” (2nd ed.), Translation; Published by Auricular Medicine International Research and Training Center, FL, USA, 2004
• “Auricular Treatment Formulae and Prescriptions,” Translation; Published by Auricular Medicine International Research and Training Center, FL, USA 2001
• “Auriculotherapy Diagnosis and Treatment,” Translation; Published by Longevity Press, Bellaire, TX USA 1996
• “A Complete Manual of Chinese Special Acupuncture,” Co-author; Published by Huaxia Press, Beijing, China, 1995
Invited Public Presentations
• “Acupuncture and Moxibustion” Physical Therapy Department, Nanyang Polytechnic, Singapore, Nov. 1997, Singapore
• “A General Introduction of Acupuncture” Social Committee, National University of Singapore, Mar. 1998, Singapore
• “Talk cum Demonstration on Acupuncture” Social Work and Psychology Department, National University of Singapore, May 1998, Singapore
• “Acupuncture” Hong Kong University Alumni Association (Singapore) Oct. 1998, Singapore