Our Team

Dr. Dave Liu

OMD, PhD, LAc

Author, Practitioner, Lecturer

Dr. Dave Liu, OMD, Ph.D., L.Ac. is a 4th generation Chinese Medical doctor. He began studying Chinese Medicine (CM) in 1970, and has since earned doctorate degrees and Fellowships in CM/OM in both China and the United States. Dr. Liu has over 40 years of professional experience, and 30 years of teaching experience. Currently he is a Senior Professor at three Acupuncture schools for both master and doctoral program in the Bay Area. Dr. Liu has also taught at the American Institute of Acupuncture Orthopedics and Traumatology. He is a faculty of American Congress on Acupuncture and Chinese Herbal Medicine, a learning institute for MDs. He is currently the Dean of Education/Academic division of United California Practitioners of Chinese Medicine.

Dr. Liu has been invited to speak on current topics in CM and Acupuncture to the conference of Kaiser Permanente, Hepatitis B Foundation, American Cancer Society, UCSF, Stanford University Medical Center, Continuing Education Webinar for MDs, San Francisco local TV news station KTSF, Comcast, World Acupuncture Symposium, World Chinese Medicine Symposium, and other organizations and universities. He has been listed as an honored professional in the national directory of Who's Who in the USA and the World of CM, and received contribution awards from both the US and CA Congresses. In 2011, Dr. Liu's clinic was selected as the best Acupuncture Clinic in SF by USCA.

Dr. Liu is also maintains a busy practice in San Francisco at Chinese Medicine Clinic and Education Center.

Read more at Dr. Liu's personal website.

Teresa Lau,

MPH, MSTCM, LAc

Editor, Practitioner

Teresa Lau is a licensed acupuncturist (L.Ac.), certified by the California Acupuncture Board. She completed her Master of Science degree in Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM) at the American College of Traditional Chinese Medicine (ACTCM) in San Francisco, CA, where she completed over 3,000 hours of training. Through her clinical training in acupuncture and herbal therapy, she has treated patients with a variety of health complaints, including stress-related illness, occupational injuries, chronic pain, digestive disorders, allergies, diabetes, hypertension, and women's health.

Teresa's experience and enthusiasm for health and wellness extends beyond TCM. She also holds a master's degree in Public Health from Harvard School of Public Health. Over the course of her career, Teresa has worked for both research and private industry, conducting the evaluation of public health programs, developing educational materials for health consumers, and analyzing health care data to inform policymakers. Through her work in this field, Teresa was struck by how a country that offers the most advanced western medicine in the world could be faced with such a growing epidemic of chronic diseases among its population. Reflecting on her own positive experience with TCM as a patient, Teresa realized that she could make a greater impact to her community as a health care practitioner who not only treats disease but also educates patients on how to stay well.

Read more at Teresa Lau's personal website.

Wyatt Wong

BSc, MBA

Designer, Developer

Wyatt Wong has over 12 years experience in software development, design, and engineering. Wyatt has held positions in multiple industries during the span of his career, including professional services, finance, software development, information technology, government and military, social media, and health and fitness.

Wyatt has a passion for user experience and designs and builds products with a perfect balance of form and function. Aside from software design and engineering, Wyatt also devotes much of his time to producing digital media including photography and video productions.

Wyatt graduated from Queen's University in Canada with a Bachelor of Applied Science in Electrical and Computer Engineering, focusing on hardware and micro-controller design. Wyatt also earned an MBA from Santa Clara University's Leavey School of Business, focusing on marketing and product management.