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Our Faculty

Dr. Chunyan Wang

Dr. Chunyan Wang is a Licensed Florida Acupuncture Physician and a National Board-Certified Practitioner of Acupuncture and Oriental Medicine (NCCAOM). She received her medical training at EastWest College of Natural Medicine. Dr. Wang completed her residency program at East West College of Medicine clinic. She also trained and certified in Acupuncture Injection Therapy, Advanced low Energy

Laser Therapy, Flat Head Needle Acupuncture Therapy, Auricular Medicine, Scalp Acupuncture. Dr. Wang completed her PhD in Chemistry and have been working on implantable glucose sensors, targeted drug delivery for cancer therapy for eight years. She published 19 high impact factor papers, 8 patents and 4 books.

Dr. Wang has success treating all types of illness and diseases, and has special interests in pain, after stroke recover, neurological diseases, internal disease, and gynecology dieses. Dr. Wang has her own acupuncture clinic in Tampa, Pain Free Acupuncture, LLC. Website: painfreeacu.org.

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Dr. Brian Caswell - Academic Dean

Dr. Brian Caswell is an Acupuncture Physician here in the state of Florida and received his Master’s Degree in Classical Chinese Medicine from Daoist Traditions College of Chinese Medical Arts in Asheville, North Carolina in 2014. Dr. Caswell had the privilege to study with Master Jeffrey Yuen, an 88th-generation Daoist priest, from the Jade Purity Traditions during his time at Daoist Traditions.

 

Dr. Caswell is nationally certified in Acupuncture and Chinese herbal medicine by the National Certification Commission of Acupuncture and Oriental Medicine (NCCAOM) and is licensed to practice in Florida. Dr. Caswell has maintained a busy practice in St. Petersburg since 2014 specializing in pain, autoimmune and digestive disorders, mental-emotional conditions, and trauma. Since 2014, he has lectured, consulted, and taught workshops on Chinese and Functional

Medicine as well as been awarded Southwest Florida’s Best of the Bay, “Best Acupuncturist” in 2016, 2017, and 2019. 

 

Dr. Caswell is also in private practice located in St. Petersburg at Dr. B’s Wellness Clinic.

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Robert Hayden, DACM, LAc

Robert Hayden, DACM, LAc, has been a practicing acupuncturist since 1995. He taught Chinese Medicine at five different accredited schools across the country before coming to East West College of Natural Medicine. He completed his doctorate at the American College of Traditional Chinese Medicine. He is a longtime contributor to the North American Journal of Oriental Medicine, and writes weekly for Clinical Mulch, a new media publication for advanced

acupuncture and Chinese herbal medicine practitioners.

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Dr. Wilfredo Morges

Dr. Wilfredo Morges is an accomplished medical professional with expertise in both medicine and nursing. He obtained his medical degree from St. Matthew's University, School of Medicine, and further expanded his knowledge and skills by earning a Master's in Nursing. With a passion for education, Dr. Morges has been serving as a respected biomedical sciences professor in schools of Acupuncture since 2010. He is dedicated to imparting his vast knowledge and experience to aspiring healthcare professionals, shaping the next generation of experts in the field.

In addition to his academic pursuits, Dr. Morges actively contributes to the mental health and psychiatry field. He serves as a specialist, catering to the needs of the outpatient population, providing compassionate and comprehensive care to individuals dealing with various mental health conditions. Furthermore, Dr. Morges extends his expertise to nursing homes, where he delivers exceptional psychiatric care, ensuring the well-being of elderly residents.

Dr. Wilfredo Morges's commitment to his patients and students is evident through his unwavering dedication and the positive impact he creates in the medical community. His deep understanding of biomedical sciences, coupled with his extensive clinical experience, allows him to provide exceptional healthcare and contribute significantly to the field of mental health.

 

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Dr. Shang H LiWong (Sonia) 

From a TCM family, graduated from Sun- yat Sen university , (GuangZhou , China. ) Director of internship in Sun Yat-sen Memorial Hospital of Sun Yat-sen University, in TCM field, speciality: foundational Chinese medicine , and herbal teaching, use classical formulas from Shan Han lun-six stages ,  (cold damage) in today’s modern TCM.

 

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Dr. Ramesh Matcha

Dr. Ramesh Matcha is a dedicated and dignified academic professor with more than 20 years of experience teaching undergraduate and graduate students. He is an expert in biology, Anatomy & physiology, genomics, public health, and biochemistry. Dr.Matcha has a diverse background in both clinical practice and teaching, and he has

made significant contributions to the field of medical education.

 

In pursuit of further knowledge and specialization, Dr. Matcha obtained a Master of Science (MS) degree in Biology from Grand Canyon University. He later pursued a Master of Public Health (MPH) degree from Westcoast University, focusing on public health strategies and practices.

Dr. Ramesh Matcha's educational qualifications and clinical experience, coupled with his extensive teaching experience, make him a highly qualified and respected professor in the medical field. He possesses a strong foundation in biology, anatomy & physiology, and other related subjects, which allows him to impart comprehensive knowledge to his students. With his expertise and passion for teaching, Dr. Matcha continues to inspire and guide future healthcare professionals, contributing to the advancement of medical education and research.

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