Maryanne Travaglione

“Healing is a co-creative process”

  • A life-long educator, Dr. Travaglione has instructed fundamental theory to thousands of Chinese Medicine physicians over the last twenty five years and has been instrumental in shaping Chinese Medicine education and the profession in the United States
  • Has provided patient care since 1993, with specialized interests in Women’s Health and Geriatrics
  • Nationally recognized as an expert in Chinese medicine education and has been prominently featured in media and publications, such as the book Sand to Sky

Curriculum Vitae

Clinical Practice

2001-Present Longevity Health, New York, NY
2005-Present Lutheran Medical Center, Brooklyn, NY
Acupuncture Preceptor
1996-2001 Soho Herbs and Acupuncture, New York, NY
1993-1994 University of California San Diego Owen Clinic, San Diego, CA
Associate Physician; Acupuncture


2009 Doctor of Oriental Medicine (DAOM)
Oregon College of Oriental Medicine, Portland, OR
1993 Master of Science in Traditional Oriental Medicine (MSTOM)
Pacific College of Oriental Medicine, San Diego, CA
Summa Cum Laude
1980 Bachelors of Arts
Major: Theater
Fordham University, New York, NY
Cum Laude

Licensure and Certifications

1995 Licensed Acupuncturist, State of New York, #000561
1993 Licensed Acupuncturist, State of California, #AC4668
1993 Diplomate in Oriental Medicine, NCCAOM #4090

Teaching Experience

1995-present Pacific College of Oriental Medicine, New York, NY
Adjunct Instructor
Chair, Faculty Development Committee, and Ombudsman
2001-2010 Touro College School of Health Sciences,
Graduate Program in Oriental Medicine, New York, NY
Assistant Professor
1999-2001 Mercy College, Dobbs Ferry, NY
Associate Professor

Invited Lectures

2000, 2001 New York Botanical Gardens, Bronx, NY
1997, 1998 New York Medical College, New York, NY
1998 Nurse Practitioners of America, Sagamore, NY
1996, 1997 Columbia University Medical School, New York, NY
1996 New York Museum of Natural History, New York, NY

Professional Activities

2014-Present National Certification Commission for Acupuncture and Oriental Medicine
Chair, Acupuncture and Point Location Exam Development
Chair, PDA Advisory Panel
2005-Present National Certification Commission for Acupuncture and Oriental Medicine
Committee Member, Recertification
2004, 2006 National Certification Commission for Acupuncture and Oriental Medicine
2010-Present Global Alternative Healthcare Project (GAHP)
Senior Clinician, Team Leader
Navajo Nation (Arizona), Bali, Vietnam
2014 Buena Vista Project, Peru
Clinical Team Member, Advisor
2001 On-site Supervisor, Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA)
Jacob Javits Center, New York
Provided treatments to FEMA 1st responders in the aftermath of the 9/11 attacks
1997-2001 Oxford Health
Case Reviewer for Acupuncture for insurance reimbursement
1992-1994 San Diego Holistic AIDS Response Program
UCSD Owens Clinic
Volunteer acupuncture provider

Research Activities and Publications

2011 Travaglione, M., Menopausal Hot Flashes: A Case Report, Oriental Medicine-A Publication of Pacific College of Oriental Medicine, Spring 2011
2011 Taromina, K, Travaglione, M, Resnick, J, Goodwin, F, Butler, F.
Delivering Chinese Medicine to Populations in the Developing World
Oral Presentation: American Association of Acupuncture and Oriental Medicine (AAAOM) Conference, Baltimore, MD, 2011
2008 Ferguson, P and Persinger, D., Sand to Sky: Conversations with Teachers of Asian Medicine , iUniverse, Inc. ISBN: 978-0595445158
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