Dr. Craig Mitchell received his Master of Science degree in Traditional Chinese Medicine from the American College of Traditional Chinese Medicine in San Francisco (1993). He then studied Chinese language and medicine in Taiwan for several years, and completed his Ph.D. degree in traditional Chinese medicine at the China Academy of Traditional Chinese Medicine in 2006. He has written numerous articles and translated several Chinese medical texts, including the classic Shang Han Lun. Dr. Mitchell is the President of the Seattle Institute of Oriental Medicine, where he also serves as a clinic supervisor and teaches classes on herbal medicine and medical Chinese. Dr. Mitchell’s monumental accomplishment is the translation of the Shang Han Lun (On Cold Damage) text, which has been adopted as the textbook of choice in most acupuncture colleges in the United States. Dr. Mitchell takes a unique case study approach to teaching Shang Han Lun.