Patty received her BA from Emory University in 2001 and her Master’s in Acupuncture and Oriental Medicine in 2010 from the Oregon College of Oriental Medicine. She completed an internship at Oregon Health & Science University as well as at Old Town Clinic/Central City Concern, Portland, OR, a sub-acute detox clinic. In fall 2010, she completed an internship at the Nanjing University of Chinese Medicine in Nanjing, China.
Patty is nationally certified through the NCCAOM as a Diplomate of Oriental Medicine and is state licensed through the Oregon Board of Medical Examiners and the Washington State Department of Health. She is also an Acupuncture Detoxification Specialist through the National Acupuncture Detoxification Association. In fall 2013 and 2014, Patty had the amazing opportunity to volunteer and serve as team lead for the Acupuncture Relief Project in rural Nepal. She currently serves as Editor and Advisor to the Board of Directors for the Acupuncture Relief Project.
Patty relocated back to the Portland area in February 2015, after having worked and lived in Bend, OR for the past several years. She is excited to be a part of Chiropractic Center of Raleigh Hills, and share her varied skills and specialties. Acupuncture and Chinese medicine are extremely effective modalities in the treatment of sports and trauma injuries, a wide variety of internal disorders including diabetes, insomnia, asthma and autoimmune conditions, and in the recovery from drug and alcohol addiction.
“My approach to patient treatment is one of integration. I strive to work with you and your other health care practitioners to promote a healthy and balanced life.”