Dr. Henry McCann, DAOM, L.Ac., Dipl. O.M. (NCCAOM)
Henry McCann is a licensed acupuncturist (NJ, NY, MA, OR) and was among the first group of people in the US nationally certified in Oriental medicine (NCCAOM). Dr. McCann completed his entry-level training at the New England School of Acupuncture, and then a doctorate in acupuncture and Oriental medicine with specialties in women’s health and geriatric medicine at the Oregon College of Oriental Medicine. As part of that degree he studied gynecology at the Chengdu University of Traditional Chinese Medicine (Sichuan, China). Prior to his professional training in Oriental medicine Dr. McCann completed a BA and BM at Oberlin College, and was a Fulbright fellow to the University of the Ryukyu (Okinawa, Japan). Henry has practiced and taught Asian martial arts for 25 years, and teaches Qigong and Daoist meditation.
Dr. McCann has taught extensively in both the US and Europe. He is on the faculty of the Pacific College of Oriental Medicine (NYC) and the Oregon College of Oriental Medicine doctoral program, and is the head lecturer for the Cork Institute of Post-Graduate Acupuncture (Ireland). As a writer, Dr. McCann has been published in the international Journal of Chinese Medicine and has written a textbook on acupuncture. In 2005 Gov. Richard Codey appointed Dr. McCann to sit on the NJ State Acupuncture Examining Board and he current serves as President of the Board.
Candace Sarges, M.Ac., L.Ac, Dipl. O.M. (NCCAOM)
Candace Sarges is a licensed acupuncturist (NJ, MA) and certified Chinese herbalist. She was among the first 3 people in Massachusetts and was one of the first 100 people in the entire United States to be fully board certified in Oriental Medicine (NCCAOM). She completed her master's degree in acupuncture and a certificate in Chinese herbal medicine at the New England School of Acupuncture , the oldest college of Oriental Medicine in North America, and has been in clinical practice for over 9 years. Prior to her professional training in Oriental Medicine, Candace finished her B.S. at the University of Connecticut and her pre-medical training at Harvard University. Candace completed an advanced post-graduate clinical herbal medicine internship with Dr. Tao Xie of Boston at Pathways to Wellness (formerly AIDS Care Project) and formerly instructed at the New England School of Acupuncture. Candace has advanced acupuncture training with masters such as Dr. Tsai Kueii-yin, Dr. Richard Tan, and Jeffrey Yuen. She currently serves as the President of the New Jersey Association for Acupuncture and Oriental Medicine (NJAAOM) and is a professional member of the American Association for Acupuncture and Oriental Medicine (AAAOM), as well as the International Association for the Study of Traditional Asian Medicine (IASTAM).