Acting PRESIDENT: James M. Shinol, MS,L.Ac.,LMT
James M. Shinol, MS,L.Ac.,LMT
VICE PRESIDENT: Viktor Krystufek, Dipl.OM, LAc.
Viktor Krystufek, Dipl.OM, LAc.
Viktor is an educator, a medical professional and an international health activist. He earned his MSTOM from PCOM in San Diego and now runs a clinic on Manhattan’s 5th Avenue. His specialties include neuro-acupuncture, pain management and pediatrics. Before acupuncture he worked on many international projects around the world and through this experience he would like to promote and integrate oriental medicine into regional and national structures.
SECRETARY: Michelle Wright, MSAOM, L.Ac.
Michelle Wright, MSAOM, L.Ac.
Michelle is a graduate of the Finger Lakes School of Acupuncture and Oriental Medicine (FLSAOM) at NYCC. Previously, Michelle served 10 years in public schools as a special education teacher before pursuing a second Masters degree in Acupuncture and herbal medicine. Michelle currently has a private practice in the beautiful Finger Lakes region in upstate NY.
TREASURER: Michel Antoine Solounias, MS, LAc, LMT
Michel Antoine Solounias, MS, LAc, LMT
Nassau County, NY
Michel is a dedicated practitioner practicing Eastern Medicine along with Massage Therapy full time. He is a graduate of the New York College of Health Professions, and also holds a Masters degree in Human Nutrition from The University of Bridgeport. He continues to volunteer time and effort to the Acupuncture profession.
BOARD MEMBER: Robert Seung Min Lee, DC, LAc, RRT
Robert Seung Min Lee, DC, LAc, RRT
Robert studied Health Science, Respiratory Care from SUNY at Stony Brook, Eastern Medicine from the NY College of Health Professions, and Chiropractic from University of Bridgeport, College of Chiropractic. He is a Doctor of Chiropractic, Licensed Acupuncturist, Licensed Massage Therapist and Registered Respiratory Therapist. Currently, he serves as president and ASNY Liaison for Korean Acupuncture and Oriental Medicine Association of New York (KAOMANY).
BOARD MEMBER: Mona Lee-Yuan, L.Ac, Dipl. OM (NCCAOM), P.T.
Mona Lee-Yuan, L.Ac, Dipl. OM (NCCAOM), P.T.
BOARD MEMBER: Julie Juhyun Cho, L.Ac., DAOM, MS
Julie Juhyun Cho, L.Ac., DAOM, MS
Roslyn Heights, NY
Julie is a graduate of PCOM-NY & SD for her MSTOM and DAOM and has a private practice in Flatiron District, Manhattan, NY. Prior to becoming an acupuncturist, she worked for the American Cancer Society with her public health degree. She holds BS & MS in Public Health / Health Care Management from SUNY Stony Brook. She is also Board Chair of Young Korean American Network in NYC.
BOARD MEMBER: Lisa Sumption, L.Ac.
Lisa Sumption, LAc.
Lisa holds a Masters in Acupuncture and Oriental Medicine from Pacific College of Oriental Medicine, where she is now a doctoral candidate. Her Manhattan private practice specializes in musculoskeletal and allergy treatment, blending traditional techniques with her studies in applied kinesiology.
She brings to ASNY a belief in the power of community and its ability to both drive legislative action and galvanize the membership body.