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Education and Credentials

Board Certification:
Acupuncture, Nat'l Cert Comm For Acupuncture and Oriental Med

Offices and Directions


Alternative Medicine ALT1
Office Address: 
655 Watkins Mill Road
Gaithersburg, MD 20879
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In August 2018, I graduated with my doctorate in acupuncture and Chinese medicine from Pacific College of Oriental Medicine in San Diego, California. Prior to that I received my BS in Nutrition and my MS in Oriental Medicine and Acupuncture at Midwest College of Oriental Medicine in Racine, Wisconsin in October 2010. I studied abroad in Guangzhou University of Traditional Chinese Medicine in China as an intern. I received a certificate of completion in November 2009. I achieved an LPN/LVN diploma at Concord Career Institute in Garden Grove, California in August 1998. I received my AA degree in merchandise marketing with an emphasis on product development from the Fashion Institute of Merchandise and Design in Los Angeles, California in March 1992.

I had worked as a nurse in family medicine and internal medicine for 13 years. I worked with organ, tissues, and eye donation for five years. I was in the Army Reserves and the National Guard for 10 years as a medic and nurse.

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What My Patients Say

Fantastic, compassionate, insightful. A total gem who helped me weather chemo. - BA

One of my doctors suggested acupuncture for me and it has been great along with traditional treatments. This is an invaluable addition. Ms. Brandie Armijo explained everything thoroughly. - MT