Dr. Paul Unschuld, Leading Scholar of Chinese Medicine, to Speak at Maryland University of Integrative Health

LAUREL, Md., July 16, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- Maryland University of Integrative Health (MUIH) is proud to announce that internationally recognized Chinese medicine practitioner and scholar Dr. Paul Unschuld will speak on the Líng Shū 靈樞, Běn Cǎo Gāng Mù 本草綱目, and the Berlin Collection on October 2, 2019 in Laurel, Maryland.

Maryland University of Integrative Health (MUIH) is proud to announce that internationally recognized Chinese medicine practitioner and scholar Dr. Paul Unschuld will speak on October 2, 2019 at their main campus in Laurel, Maryland. Dr. Unschuld is one of the foremost sinologists working today, a leading scholar of the history and ideas that underlie acupuncture and Chinese medicine, and one of the first Western scholars to examine Chinese medicine in a systemic and rigorous way.

Dr. Paul Unschuld is professor and director of the Horst-Goertz Endowment Institute for the Theory, History, and Ethics of Chinese Life Sciences at Charité-Medical University Berlin and author of several influential books on Chinese medicine, including Medicine in China: A History of Ideas, What Is Medicine? Western and Eastern Approaches to Healing, and The Fall and Rise of China: Healing the Trauma of History.

He is one of the foremost sinologists working today, a leading scholar of the history and ideas that underlie acupuncture and Chinese medicine, and one of the first Western scholars to examine Chinese medicine in a systemic and rigorous way.

His workshop will facilitate participants' ability to explain the history of the Nei Jing and its influence on the evolution of medical thought, develop a fundamental knowledge on the contents of the Běncǎo Gāngmù 本草綱目 and its forgotten clinical pearls, and examine clinical findings from the Berlin Collection of medical texts.

This workshop is of particular interest for:

  • Acupuncturists and other practitioners who utilize the study of Classical Chinese Medicine texts to inform their clinical practice
  • Individuals with a keen interest in the historical aspects of Classical Chinese Medicine
  • Practitioners who identify with the "Scholar-Physician" and wish to enhance their abilities in Classical Text studies
  • Practitioners and students who wish to broaden their understanding of Chinese Medicine by utilizing historical and philosophical methods
  • Those who have an interest in Chinese medical literature, such as sinologists, medical anthropologists, University Departments of History and Asian Medicine History

Learn more and register at http://ce.muih.edu/browse/ce/courses/unschuld.

About Maryland University of Integrative Health
Maryland University of Integrative Health is one of the leading academic institutions for integrative health in the nation. Since 1974, MUIH has educated and informed practitioners and leaders in health and wellness through transformative and relationship-centered programs that draw from traditional wisdom and contemporary science. Progressive graduate degrees in a wide range of disciplines are offered both on campus and online. In the on-campus Natural Care Center and community outreach settings, MUIH provides compassionate and affordable healthcare from student interns and professional practitioners and delivers more than 20,000 clinical treatments and consultations each year. For staff and faculty, MUIH offers a collaborative and vibrant work environment that is mission and values-driven. For more information, please visit www.muih.edu.

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