After running a business with her husband for 25 years, Lisa tried acupuncture instead of hormone replacement therapy to treatmenopausal symptoms. She experienced such positive results that she decided to change careers and go back to school to become an acupuncturist. Lisa earned a Master of Science in Acupuncture (MSAc) from the Eastern School of Acupuncture, graduating with honors. Her thesis, “Menopause: Comparison of Treatments in Western Medicine, Japanese-Style and Five Elements Acupuncture,” was recognized by the Dean of Academics.She opened the acupuncture department at Natural Healthcare Center in 2010.
Lisa learned about Eastern medicine at an early age. As a young girl, Lisa’s mother opened her eyes to what was then considered “alternative” medicine and taught her that there are ways to treat illness that don’t involve medication. Although people tend to associate acupuncture with the treatment of physical pain, Lisa uses acupuncture to help patients deal with stress, post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD), digestion, and women’s issues such as menstrual pain/irregularity, menopause, and fertility problems.
Lisa graduated from the University of Maryland with a bachelor's degree in economics and received a Master of Business Administration (MBA) degree from the Rutgers University Graduate School of Management.