Nan Lu, OMD, is the founding director of the Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM) World Foundation and its sister organization, the American Taoist Healing Center. He holds a doctorate from Hubei College of Traditional Chinese Medicine in Hubei, China, and is
Dr. Nan Lu is a gifted cross-cultural communicator and healthcare practitioner who can interpret essential and timeless healing truths with clarity, depth, compassion and humor. He is a high-level Qigong or energy master and a doctor of traditional Chinese medicine. His classical training has opened him to the special wisdom and knowledge transmitted to him by his gifted masters.
As spiritual guide and master, he teaches Wu Ming Qigong and, in his practice, he helps patients understand Five-Element Consciousness: the role that spiritual, emotional and physical energy imbalances play in illness and disease.
Dr. Lu holds holds a doctorate from Hubei College of Traditional Chinese Medcine, Hubei, China, and is a New York State-licensed acupuncturist. Classically and university trained, Dr. Lu is a master herbalist as well as an internationally recognized Taiji expert and Qigong master and the best-selling author of three TCM books published by Harper Collins.
Dr. Lu is the visionary founder of Building Bridges of Integration for Traditional Chinese Medicine, a landmark conference for healthcare professionals. Dr. Lu has served as an advisor to the Rosenthal Center for Alternative and Complementary Medicine at Columbia University, College of Physicians and Surgeons in New York City. He is a clinical associate professor at the State University of New York (SUNY), School of Social Welfare, where he also serves as an executive board member of the Center for Culturally Competent Education and Training. He is a founding advisory board member of and contributor to www.integrativepractitioner.com
Dr. Lu has been featured in Newsweek (special issue on alternative medicine) and was a subject of the PBS documentary Harmony and Spirit: Chinese Americans in New York.