Kathy is NCCAOM board certified and licensed by the State of Maryland to practice acupuncture and is an active member of the Maryland Acupuncture Society. She received her Master of Acupuncture degree from Maryland University of Integrative Health (formerly the Tai Sophia Institute). MUIH is an accredited graduate school with an academic and clinical focus on health and wellness. She received her undergraduate degree in Nursing from the University of Maryland at Baltimore and worked for many years at the University of Maryland Medical Center. Her knowledge and experience in both Eastern and Western traditions blends ancient healing wisdom in a modern world.