JAKE PAUL FRATKIN, OMD, L.Ac. trained in Korean and Japanese acupuncture since 1975, and Chinese herbal medicine since 1982. He spent a year in Beijing hospitals specializing in internal disorders and pediatrics. Dr. Fratkin is the author of Chinese Herbal Patent Medicines, The Clinical Desk Reference, a compendium of 1250 Chinese herbal products available in the United States, and the editor-organizer of Wu and Fischer’s Practical Therapeutics of Traditional Chinese Medicine, Paradigm Publications, 1997. He is currently finishing Case Studies in Autoimmune Disease with Dr. Zeng Shengping. Dr. Fratkin is the originator and program director for the Chinese herbal medicine programs at Bastyr University, Seattle (1984-1986), and Southwest Acupuncture College, Santa Fe (1986-1990).
Jake is the recipient of ACUPUNCTURIST OF THE YEAR, 1999, by the AAAOM and TEACHER OF THE YEAR, 2006, American Association of Teachers of Acupuncture and Oriental Medicine (AATAOM). He lives and practices in Boulder, Colorado.
- Doctor of Oriental Medicine, Licensed Acupuncturist, in practice since 1978
- 1999 Acupuncturist Of The Year, AAAOM (American Association of Acupuncture and Oriental Medicine)
- 2006 Teacher Of The Year, AATAOM (American Association for Teachers of Acupuncture and Oriental Medicine)
- Author, Chinese Herbal Patent Medicines: The Clinical Desk Reference
JAKE PAUL FRATKIN, OMD, L.Ac. has been a practitioner of Oriental Medicine since 1978, utilizing Chinese herbal medicine, Japanese meridian balancing and nutritional medicine. He specializes in internal disorders, infections and pediatrics.
Education: University of Wisconsin, B.A. – East Asian Studies, Biology, 1975; Moon Institute of Korean Acupuncture, 1978; China Academy of Traditional Chinese Medicine, 1987-1988; Southwest Acupuncture College, OMD, 1988
Author: Chinese Herbal Patent Medicines: The Clinical Desk Reference (2001), a work on 1280 available Chinese herbal patent medicines; Practical Therapeutics of Traditional Chinese Medicine, Wu and Fischer, edited-organized by Jake Paul Fratkin (1997); Case Histories in Autoimmune Disease with Dr. Zeng Shengping.
Awards: Acupuncturist of the Year in 1999 by the American Association of Oriental Medicine (AAAOM); Teacher of the Year in 2006 by the American Association of Teachers of Acupuncture and Oriental Medicine (AAAOM)
Continuing Education Faculty: Academy of Oriental Medicine at Austin, Texas; Acupuncture and Integrative Medicine College, Berkeley, CA; American College of Acupuncture and TCM, Houston, TX; Bastyr University, School of Acupuncture and Oriental Medicine, Kenmore, WA; Colorado School of Traditional Chinese Medicine, Denver, CO; Southwest Acupuncture College, Boulder, CO; Southwest Acupuncture College, Santa Fe, NM; Tri-State Institute of Acupuncture, New York, NY
Guest Lecturer at Symposiums: AAAOM Conferences; British Columbia TCM Symposium, Vancouver, BC; Great River Symposium, Minneapolis, MN; Pacific Symposium, San Diego, CA; Southwest Acupuncture Symposium, Austin, TX
Guest Lecturer at State Association Conferences: Arizona, California, Colorado, Florida, Illinois, Maryland, New Mexico, North Carolina, Montana, Quebec
Other: Jake is a master practitioner of Yang style Taijiquan and qi gong, which he has studied since 1974, and taught since 1978. Jake’s taiji lineage is with Master Waysun Liao and Domingo Tu, both in Chicago. His qi gong training started with his acupuncture teacher Dr. Ineon Moon, and continued through many teachers, culminating with his advanced medical qi gong training in Beijing, China during his medical studies there in 1987-1988.