East Meets West: Strides Are Made In Integrating TCM With Allopathic Medicine

UCLA Center for East-West Medicine develops blended model; Ontario university heads up herbal research.

To try to blend Chinese medicine and Western medicine is a daunting prospect,” said Ka Kit Hui, M.D., FACP. Dr. Hui is the director of the UCLA Center for East-West Medicine, a successful new health model that combines the best of Chinese medicine with modern biomedicine. The program is the fruition of a dream for Hui, who graduated from medical school at UCLA 30 years ago. A native of Hong Kong, he came to the U.S. to study chemistry with a goal of finding new drugs from the

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