Dong Ji

Dong Ji
Faculty Member and Clinic Supervisor of Pacific College of Oriental Medicine, in the Department of Neurology, Chinese Internal Herbal Medicine and Traditional Classics of Chinese medicine, USA.


Dr. Dong Ji began his education in traditional Chinese medicine in China at Beijing University of Chinese Medicine. Then he went to Neuroscience Research Institute at Peking University for his Ph.D. program with Professor Ji-Sheng Han who had been consecutively founded by National Institutes of Health (NIH, the U.S.) R01 grants for the research on neurobiological basis of pain relief by acupuncture. After he received the doctoral degree in neuroscience, Dr. Ji conducted his research at the prestigious SALK institute and the Scripps Research Institute for the further research on addictive disorders. Dr. Ji was the editor-in-chief of The World of Traditional Chinese Medicine and the assistant-editor of Chinese Journal of Pain Medicine. He serves as a reviewer for the journal of Pharmacology, Biochemistry and Behavior (published by Elsevier). He has been a commissioner for the Accreditation Commission for Acupuncture and Oriental Medicine (ACAOM) of the U.S. Department of Education since 2013. Dr. Ji is a faculty member and clinic supervisor of Pacific College of Oriental Medicine. He teaches Neurology, Chinese Internal Herbal Medicine and Traditional Classics of Chinese medicine for both doctoral and master program. He also has his private practices in San Diego, California.

Research Interest

Dr. Ji?s research and clinical practice has focused on the neurological disorders, includes pain and mental/psychiatric disorders (i.e., anxiety, depression, addiction, binge drinking and eating).

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