Dr. Yubin Lu received his medical training at the Shandong University of Traditional Chinese Medicine, as well as his Ph.D. and Master’s degrees in medicine. He has served as an associate professor in the Department of Chinese Medicine at Shandong University of Traditional Chinese Medicine. Dr. Lu’s academic specialties include Chinese medicine theory, Chinese herbal medicine, classical Chinese medicine texts, and pulse diagnosis. In addition to being a gifted instructor, Dr. Lu pursues research on an ongoing basis. His research focus is the application of acupuncture and Chinese medicine to the most commonly-seen health conditions, and he is the author of more than seventy books in this field. Dr. Lu’s flair for teaching and comprehensive knowledge of traditional Chinese medicine attracts many acupuncture and TCM graduate students to his courses and seminars. Dr. Lu served as the Academic Dean for the Master’s Degree Program of Acupuncture and Oriental Medicine of the American Academy of Acupuncture and Oriental Medicine for fifteen years, and is the principal architect of AAAOM’s curriculum.