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Journal of Integrative Medicine ›› 2016, Vol. 14 ›› Issue (3): 159-164.doi: 10.1016/S2095-4964(16)60260-1

Special Issue: Acupuncture & Moxibustion

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The legendary life of Dr. Gim Shek Ju, the founding father of the education of acupuncture and Chinese medicine in the United States

Arthur YinFan   

  1. McLean Center for Complementary and Alternative Medicine, PLC, Vienna, VA 22182, USA
  • Received:2015-07-27 Accepted:2015-08-15 Online:2016-05-15 Published:2016-05-15
  • Contact: Arthur Yin Fan; E-mail: ArthurFan@ChineseMedicineDoctor.US

Key words: Acupuncture, Chinese medicine, United States, Education, History of medicine, Gim Shek Ju

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