AN NCCAOM Board Certified acupuncturist, Christine has been providing acupuncture services to individuals for 23 years. She completed her training under Traditional Chinese Medical doctors from China, Japan and India at the Florida College of Integrative Medicine, and practiced as an Acupuncture Physician in Florida prior to returning to Ohio. She continues her education clocking more than 60+ continuing acupuncture education units every 4 years. She graduated from the prestigious Hiram College with a major in biology and minor in chemistry, and worked as an undergraduate research intern at the Case Western Reserve School of Medicine in Virology. Combining her science background with her interests in the cultural aspects of healing, she went on to complete dual Master degrees at the University of Cincinnati in anthropology and public health. She has worked in Belize, Central America on the National Geographic Maya Mountains Archaeological Project in 1992, returning in 1994 and 1996 on grants she secured to further her own research in herbal medicines. Spending time immersed in the Kek’chi Mayan culture in Central America, she witnessed healings from herbal medicine preparations and other cultural healing modalities. These experiences combined with her parents progressive practice of health in the 1970s, where they regularly received treatment from acupuncturists, mechanotherapists and chiropractors, led her to pursue, study and practice Traditional Chinese Medicine and acupuncture. Working with patients, Christine excels in listening and communication skills, addressing the patient's needs, one patient at a time. There are no multiple treatment rooms in her office as the patient in front of her receives the attention they deserve. She has experience treating a wide range of pain syndromes, migraines, allergies, musculo-skeletal problems, G.I. disorders, women's health issues, cravings/addictions and many other health challenges.