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The Han Institute (www.han-institute.com) is dedicated to bridging eastern and western medicine. Dr. Angelica Kokkalis & Prof. Ji Sheng Han seek to advance electro-acupuncture and Traditional Chinese medicine research and efficacy.
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Introduction to the Han Institute

About 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.

 

History of Acupuncture

 

Han Institute Research Archive

Society of Acupunture 2015 Presentation in Boston, MA

 

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.

Clinical Research with Traditional Chinese Medicine

On going Clinical Trial efforts at Clincialtrials.gov

146 studies

   Electro-acupuncture:

583 studies

   Traditional Chinese Medicine:

10 studies

   Ji Sheng Han:

25 studies

   Pain managment and electro-acupuncture

 

      
     

    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

    Clinic

     

    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.

    Evaluation
    Diagnostic Exam
    Recommended Treatment Plan
    Herbs Evaluation Required
    Continued Appointments for Herb Care

    Acupuncture

    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.

    Adjunctive Therapies

    Moxibustion
    Electro-acupuncture
    HANS Stimulator
    WQ10C
    Acupressure/magnet therapy
    Infratonic QGM
    Manual Therapy Techniques
    Neuromascular Reeducation
    Therapeutic Exercises

    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

    Tuina/Shiatsu

    Deep-muscle and trigger-point work often used for children with eating disorders, allergies, and attention deficit disorder

    Auricular Therapy

    Stimulation of acupuncture points on the ear; used for detoxification and weight loss

    Cupping Therapy

    Heated cups applied by suction to the body to remove internal obstruction of blood for colds, bronchitis, and PMS

    Speaking Engagements

    Available for speaking engagements

    LSIS Health Services

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    Benjamin Branch
     

    Contact Han Institute

     

    World Health Organization

    WHO status

    ICD10 International Statistical Classification of Diseases and Related Health Problems 10th Revision


    WHO search acupuncture

    WHO traditional medicine strategy: 2014-2023

    Electromagnetic Hypersensitivity

    WHO search neuroscience

    WHO search neurological diseases

     

    MedlinePlus

    MedlinePlus search acupuncture

    MedlinePlus search neuroscience

    MedlinePlus search neurological diseases

     

    MeSH

    MeSH search acupuncture

    MeSH search neuroscience

    MeSH search electroacupuncture

     

    National Center for Complementary and Integrative Health (NCCIH)

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