School of Traditional World Medicines

Administrators of Traditional World Medicines

Lynelle Golden, PhD, Dean

Angela Tseng, DAOM, Chair, Department of Acupuncture and East Asian Medicine

Sara Bayer, DAOM, EAMP, Director of Clinical Education, Department of Acupuncture and East Asian Medicine; Program Director, Doctor of Acupuncture and Oriental Medicine

Kathleen Lumiere, DAOM, Research Director, Department of Acupuncture and East Asian Medicine

Angie Jordan, MBA, Program Supervisor

Alexandra Fanella, Program Coordinator  


Bastyr University recognizes many traditional and indigenous approaches to health and well-being that have existed for centuries, including acupuncture and traditional Asian medicine. 

Bastyr University is charting a path toward expanding education in other international healing sciences that have been fulfilling humankind’s medical and wellness needs for millennia. As different world medicines gain popularity in America, the University is uniquely positioned to teach a variety of respected, time-honored healing traditions. In keeping with Bastyr’s mission to transform the well-being of the human community, the school expands existing awareness of how wellness is achieved and maintained while preparing its students to deliver truly comprehensive health care.

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