Stephen Schachter's C.V.


9/74 – 5/75             Connecticut College; New London, CT.

8/76 – 3/79             Oriental Medicine, East-West Foundation; Boston, MA.

3/79 – 10/82           Acupuncture apprenticeship with Dr. Yun Won Suh, OMD, MD, 5th generation Korean
Master; Boston, MA.

3/79 – 6/84             Oriental Nutrition with Dr. Jack Garvy, ND; Boston, MA.

6/84 – Present         Continuing Education in Chinese and Holistic Medicine.

3/91 – Present         Tai Chi Chuan and Qi Gong; Gainesville, FL; NY, NY; Fayetteville, NC.

1999 - Present          Taoist Style Chinese Medicine, Golden Dragon Health Association, San Diego, CA.


9/82                        Acupuncture Physician, Florida,  #72.

6/84                        Oriental Nutritional Consultant, Foundation For Energetic Medicine, Dr. Jack Garvy, NC.

2004 - 2006              Levels 1-4 Acutonics, Kairos Institute, New Mexico.

2007                        Instructor, Golden Dragon Health Association, San Diego, CA.

2008                        Instructor, International Sen Tien Wu Chi Gong and Tai Chi Association, Fayetteville, NC.


10/82 – Present       Acupuncture Physician; Chapel Hill, NC; then Gainesville, FL since 1984.

10/89 – 10/96         Instructor, workshop presenter; Florida School of Massage, Gainesville, FL.

9/90 – 4/98             Preceptor for three different Acupuncture tutorial/apprenticeship programs with eight
                               students graduated and licensed.            

5/97 – 2006             Guest Lecturer, University of Florida School of Medicine, Gainesville, FL.

3/99                        Guest Lecturer, Chi Institute of Veterinary Medicine,  Reddick, FL.

9/99 – 2005             Chair, Department of Tai Chi and Qi Gong at Dragon Rises College of Oriental Medicine; 
                               Gainesville, FL.

9/99 – 2008             Instructor, Dragon Rises College; Gainesville, FL.

2002 - Present         Expert Witness, Florida Department of Health.


1994 -1999               Florida State Oriental Medical Association;  Board of Directors 1994 -1999, Vice President 
                               1998 -1999.


1996                        "Dedication to the Profession"  Florida State Oriental  Medical Association.  

1998                        "Acupuncturist of Distinction"  Florida State Oriental  Medical Association.


1992                        Pacific Symposium, Boston, MA.  First big East Coast  National Conference.

1997                        NIH Conference Establishing Acupuncture, DC.

2000                        Cheng Man Ching 100th Anniversary, NY (Tai Chi Chuan).

2000                        National Qi Gong Association, Portland, OR.

2001                        National Qi Gong Association, Omega, NY.

2007                        25th Anniversary AAAOM National Conference, Portland, OR  (National Acupuncture 


1996                        Florida State Oriental Medical Association Convention, Gainesville, FL.

1997                        Florida State Oriental Medical Association, Convention,  Tampa, FL.


                                Many lectures, interviews and radio shows around the Gainesville area on Acupuncture
and holistic topics. 

                                Created, produced and moderated 22 cable TV shows called “Health Alternatives,”  
                                Gainesville, FL.                 

                                Developer of internationally marketed I-Ching package,  “The Tao Deck.”

                                 CONTACT: EMAIL    TEL: 352.375.7557