Giovanni Maciocia, R. TCMP
Giovanni is a traditional chinese medicine instructor. He is one of the most highly respected practitioners of acupuncture and Chinese herbal medicine in the West. Originally from a medical family in Italy, he trained in England at the International College of Oriental medicine graduating in acupuncture in 1974 after a three-year course. In 1980, 1982 and 1987 he attended three postgraduate courses in acupuncture in China at the Nanjing University of Traditional Chinese Medicine, gaining invaluable knowledge and clinical experience. He read Chinese and therefore had access to all the Chinese medicine textbooks, old and modern, published in China.Giovanni also studied Western herbalism and graduated from the National Institute of Medical Herbalists in 1977. In 1996, Giovanni Maciocia was appointed Visiting Professor of the Nanjing University of Traditional Chinese Medicine, a foremost teaching institution in China .Giovanni is the author of many articles published in professional journals and textbooks for major acupuncture colleges in the world. He is well known for his rigorous and meticulous style combining a thorough knowledge of Chinese medicine with 39-years clinical experience.