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Shen Ping Liang, Ph.D., L.Ac.

Shen Ping Liang is a licensed acupuncturist in Texas. He has over 40 years of clinical and academic experience and is former president and currently the Chancellor of the American College of Acupuncture & Oriental Medicine in Houston, Texas. Currently he is serving as one of Deputy Direct of Specialist Committee of The World Federation Of Acupuncture & Moxibustion Society which under WHO. And one of vice chairman of Educational Instruction Committee of World Federation of Chinese Medicine Societies, Also the Vice Chair of AAAOM Chinese Advisory Council and the Vice Chair of the National Federation of Chinese TCM Organizations ( NFCTCMO ). He had been the Executive Committee Member of Council of Colleges of Acupuncture and Oriental Medicine (CCAOM) from 1999 to 2009. Also was Co-Chairman of CCAOM Clean Needle Technique Committee, He was former The Integrated Medicine Coordinating Council Member of Memorial Hermann Healthcare System and the Member of the System Complementary Care Committee at The Same Hospital System in Houston, Texas. He also was External Committee Member of M.D. Anderson Cancer Center (CIMER), the former President of the Texas Acupuncture Association, former member and Vice Chair of the Texas State Board of Acupuncture Examiners, and former Vice-President of the American Association of Acupuncture and Oriental Medicine. He was named the Acupuncturist of the Year in 1995 and was awarded the Educator of the Year in 2004, both by the American Association of Oriental Medicine.


Dr. John Paul Liang is the former President of the Texas Association of Acupuncture & Oriental Medicine and currently the President of the American College of Acupuncture & Oriental Medicine.  He is also the former Chair of the Accreditation Commission for Acupuncture & Oriental Medicine. Dr. Liang is in charge of all of the College’s acupuncture outreach at The Methodist Hospital. He received his Bachelor of Science from Cornell University in 1997 and his Master of Science in Oriental Medicine from the American College of Acupuncture & Oriental Medicine in 2001. He has been involved in numerous research studies in conjunction with Baylor College of Medicine, Houston Methodist Hospital and the University of Houston. He has made several television appearances and speaks regularly to the community and to healthcare professionals in organizations including the Texas Women’s University, Texas Children’s Hospital and Memorial Hermann Healthcare System.

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