Communicating with confidence: how acupuncture works.
Katherine Berry, Educational Director at Acupuncture Professional interviews Mel Hopper Koppelman, Director at Evidence Based Acupuncture and talk about how acupuncturists can communicate with other medical professionals. Learn how to equip yourself with communication tools to expand your reach and influence doctors and other health professionals, policymakers, and patients.
Mel Hopper Koppelman
Mel is an acupuncturist and Functional Medicine practitioner based in the USA.
She received her BSc from NYU in 2005 and her MSc from the Northern College of Acupuncture, York in 2012. In 2015 she completed a second MSc in Nutrition and Functional Medicine at the University of Western States.
Mel is the former Executive Vice President of the Acupuncture Now Foundation and has recently taken over the Directorship of Evidence Based Acupuncture, a world leading authority on acupuncture research.
Mel is leading the way forward by debunking the most common arguments made by skeptics.
Kath is an Australian Acupuncturist with a passion for bringing people together. Based in Ibiza, Spain she loves how the internet overcomes geographical boundaries and allows people to unite from all over the world. She has a track record in hosting large online acupuncture community events, bringing thousands of people together to share ideas and information.
With a history in Addiction Medicine, she has roots in community health and social welfare. Having set up Australia’s first hospital-based acupuncture clinical trial in 2004 and completing an MSc, she has been a long term advocate for seeing acupuncture integrated with mainstream health services so that it benefits those people most in need.
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Together, Mel and Kath represent the future of acupuncture: combining technology and research to fortify the acupuncture profession and achieve greater professional recognition.