Introduction to the Han Institute
The Han Institute, founded May 2013, is named after Distinguished Professor Ji-Sheng Han. Dr. Angelica Kokkalis, both a Doctor of Chinese and Western Medicine, wanted to promote Professor Han’s research work in Traditional Chinese Medicine, specifically neurological disorders, thereby raising the standards of care in the United States in the field of Complementary and Alternative Medicine.
The Han Institute exists of:
- a clinic/treatment center (Han Institute Clinic)
- a non for profit research organization
- an educational foundation
Han Institute is closely collaborating with Beijing Medical University department of Neurosciences.
Potential Data Curation Projects
Presently looking for data work flows of TCM basic, clinical or integrative research that would benefit from a data curation effort.
Desired Grant Efforts and Collaborations
National Institute of Health (NIH)
National Center of Complementary ad Intergrative Health (NCCIH)
2017 SAR Conference
Traditional Chinese Medicine Library Development
Such is directed to advance and support TCM in western medical considerations of efficacy and science through basic, clinical and integrative research.
What gaps exist in health science references and informatics librarianship?
Such considerations are documented by The World Health Organization has officially recognized acupuncture as suitable for the treatment of more than 200 common clinical disorders including urogenital, gastrointestinal, immune system, gynecological, respiratory, circulatory, neurological, PTSD, endocrine, emotional, and pediatric disorders, along with addictions and fatigue. (see Acupuncture Reference book)
The Challenge: However, in America ObamaCare does not yet allow such as formal option in health care treatment at this time where it is covered by standard insurance.
Han Institute Research Specialities
Han Clinic aims to integrate the most efficacious protocols for treatment of neurological diseases. In addition to this, the clinic will offer complementary and alternative medicine to the community. The clinic will also provide postdoc opportunities for medical professionals.
Recommended Treatment Plan
Herbs Evaluation Required
Continued Appointments for Herb Care
The World Health Organization has officially recognized acupuncture as
|Adjunctive Therapies Used Alone(without acupuncture)
TENS Unit Application
An acupuncture alternative for blood transmitted diseases like AIDS and hepatitis and skin disorders such as psoriasis and dermatitis
Deep-muscle and trigger-point work often used for children with eating disorders, allergies, and attention deficit disorder
Stimulation of acupuncture points on the ear; used for detoxification and weight loss
Heated cups applied by suction to the body to remove internal obstruction of blood for colds, bronchitis, and PMS
Available for speaking engagements