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Alex Holland, MAc, LAc

Alex Holland is an acupuncturist, educator and composer. He was one of the first graduates of the Northwest Institute of Acupuncture and Oriental Medicine in Seattle in 1985 and did his clinical training in Chongqing, China, in 1985, where he worked at the Chongqing Research Institute of Traditional Chinese Medicine.

He was the Academic Dean of the Northwest Institute from 1992 to 1996 and former Chair of the Board of Directors. He has worked extensively on the national level with the Council of Colleges of Acupuncture and Oriental Medicine to develop and maintain quality standards of education in Oriental medicine.

Alex currently lives in Tucson, AZ, and is President of the Arizona School of Acupuncture and Oriental Medicine. He was a Commissioner for the Accreditation Commission for Acupuncture and Oriental Medicine from 2006 to 2012. He enjoys teaching and has been a curriculum consultant to schools across the country and Canada.

He has written numerous articles on Chinese medicine and is the author of Voices of Qi -An Introductory Guide to Traditional Chinese Medicine . Alex has appeared on both radio and television promoting the benefits of Traditional Chinese Medicine. He currently divides his time between teaching, administrative work, writing and exploring his creativity through musical composition.