Peter R. Martin, L.Ac., L.M.T.

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I am a licensed acupuncturist of over 20 years whose work is informed by over 35 years as a licensed massage therapist and an interdisciplinary B.A. in Dance/Movement Studies and Health & Healing from Naropa University. My professional credentials include holding a Masters degree in Acupuncture and Oriental Medicine from the Oregon College of Oriental Medicine, diplomate status conferred by the National Commission for the Certification of Acupuncturists and certificates of advanced study from the Heilongjiang University of Traditional Chinese Medicine in Harbin, China and the World Health Organization International Acupuncture Training Center at the Nanjing University of Traditional Chinese Medicine in Nanjing, China. I presently serve as Associate Medical Director at Complementary Healthcare Plans and as chair of the Board of Trustees of the Oregon College of Oriental Medicine.

Born June 18, 1957, Clearwater, Florida
Acupuncturist in private practice in Portland, Oregon since May, 1993.

Educational Background and Professional Credentials

  • Appointed 2013 Member,¬†Oregon Health Authority Integrated Medicine Advisory Group
  • Named 2004 Deputy Executive Chair, Nanjing International Forum On Traditional Chinese Medicine and The Second World Congress on Chinese Medicine
  • Elected 2003 Chair, Board of Trustees, Oregon College of Oriental Medicine
  • Named 2003 AMA CPT Acupuncture Work Group
  • Elected 2002 Board of Directors, Acupuncture and Oriental Medicine Alliance
  • Named 2002 Executive Commitee, Integrated Healthcare Policy Consortium
  • Appointed 2000 Chair, 1st Plenary Session of the Nanjing Symposium of the Beijing 2000 International Congress on Traditional Medicine
  • Elected 1999 Board of Directors, Complementary Healthcare Plans Northwest
  • Certified 1998 Acupuncture, World Health Organization International Training Center, Nanjing University of Traditional Chinese Medicine, Nanjing , China
  • Appointed 1998 Member, Oregon Medical Assistance Program Acupuncture Task Force
  • Elected 1997 President, Oregon Acupuncture Association
  • Elected 1997 Chair, AcuMedNet Board of Directors
  • Elected 1994 Board of Trustees, Oregon College of Oriental Medicine
  • Named 1993 Honorary Professor of Traditional Chinese Medicine, Eastern Harbin College of Traditional Chinese Medicine, Harbin, China
  • Licensed 1993 Acupuncturist, Oregon State Board of Medical Examiners
  • Certified 1992 TCM Internal Medicine, Dermatology, & Gynecology, Heilongjiang University of Traditional Chinese Medicine, Harbin, China
  • Certified 1992 Diplomate, National Commission for the Certification of Acupuncturists
  • Graduated 1992 Masters in Acupuncture and Oriental Medicine, Oregon College of Oriental Medicine, Portland, Oregon
  • Certified 1988 Deep Tissue Bodywork, Looyenwork Institute, San Francisco, California
  • Volunteer 1988 Bereavement Support, Kaiser Permanente Hospice Program, Portland, Oregon
  • Certified 1986 Oriental Medical Massage, Florida College of Traditional Chinese Medicine, St. Petersburg, Florida
  • Graduated 1986 B.A. Health and Healing/ Dance-Movement Studies, Naropa University, Boulder, Colorado
  • Attended 1979-80 Kinesiology, Anatomy, Dance, Portland State University , Portland, Oregon
  • Attended 1976-79 Anthropology, Psychology, Dance, Reed College, Portland, Oregon
  • Licensed 1977 Massage Therapist, Oregon State Department of Health