Acting PRESIDENT: Dr. James M. Shinol, DACM, LAc, 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 A. 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.
Mona is a graduate of NYCTCM for her MSTOM and has a private practice in Oceanside NY. Her Specialties include women’s health, pain management and internal diseases. Mona is also a Licensed Physical Therapist and graduated from the University of Miami. She is currently a Professor, Clinical Supervisor well as the Clinical Director at NYCTCM.
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: Carl Castillo, M.S., L.Ac.
CARL CASTILLO M.S ORIENTAL MEDICINE L.Ac
Bachelors degree in Biology and Chemistry from University of Tampa.
M.S in Neuroscience. Worked as Research Assistant at Neuro-Science department at Albert Einstein College of Medicine.
M.S Oriental Medicine at New York College. I have done volunteer work at Indonesia and The Philippines as an acupuncturist.
Currently seeking to obtain Doctoral Degree in Acupuncture and Oriental Medicine.
Currently practicing at Manhattan and Long Island.
BOARD MEMBER: Dr. Erin Hurme, DAOM, L.Ac., L.M.T.
In practice for over 15 years Dr. Hurme received her Doctorate of Acupuncture and Oriental Medicine from Pacific College of Oriental Medicine in San Diego, California and training at Chengdu University of Traditional Chinese Medicine in China. At Amityville Wellness Dr. Hurme practices acupuncture and Chinese herbal medicine with a full granular herbal pharmacy on site and provides integrative medicine to all of patients. Dr. Hurme is committed to treating her patients with the utmost care and concern.