Board Members

The ACA’s founders are all colleagues that have graduated from Beijing University of Traditional Chinese Medicine. They have been practicing in the United States of America for many years. Today, we now have colleagues from Canada and Brazil who are also part of the ACA.

Dr. Yanzhu Liu

President & CEO

Dr. Yanzhu Liu is the director of Columbia Acupuncture, founded in 2006. Dr. Liu is also a professor of Traditional Chinese Medicine at Pacific College of Oriental Medicine, NYC and an associate research scientist at Columbia University.

Dr. Liu earned his MD/PhD in 1996 from Beijing University of Chinese Medicine, credentialed as the top medical school by the China National Immunization and Health Bureau. He was an attending physician in internal medicine at First Hospital of Beijing University of Traditional Chinese Medicine. Dr. Liu has been active in researching atherosclerosis for 13 years and finished his first postdoctoral training at Tsinghua University in 1998. He received a patent for his atherosclerosis treatment in China in 1998 and came to Columbia University as an associate research scientist in 1999 for hyperlipidemia (high fat/lipid concentration in the blood) and atherosclerosis (disease of the arteries). Dr. Liu has written chapters for 5 books, was the chief editor of Internal Medicine – Chinese Medicine, and has published 20 papers related to his clinical and biomedical research.

Dr. Liu is a member of the American Heart Association, Beijing Science and Technology Society, PR China, and Chinese Medicine and Pharmacy, PR China.

Mr. Lipin Zeng

Vice President

Mr. Lipin Zeng is acting chairman of Yunnan Panlong Yunhai Pharmaceutical Group. Mr. Zeng is president of the Yunnan Wenshan Sanqi Industry Association and vice president of Yunnan Pharmaceutical Association. Since 1994, he has worked with Panlong Yunhai to create Chinese patented detoxification treatments that are currently sold in 53 Chinese provinces. Mr. Zeng serves as vice chairman and executive general manager of Yunnan Sanchi Technology (panax pseudo-ginseng var. notoginseng) Co., Ltd.  He is chairman of the board of The Equity Investment Fund Management Co., Ltd. (since 2012), and chairman of the board of Yunnan ChuangLi Investment Management Co., Ltd. (since 2001)  He is also chairman of the board of Farlong Pharmaceutical, (since 1998), and was vice chairman of Hong Kong Farlong Pharmaceutical (1998-2002).

Mr. Zeng received a BA of medicine, a MA of Industrial Economy of CASS, and an MBA from American La Sierra University. Mr. Zeng is director of North TCM Alumni Association, vice president of Yunnan Federation, and China Federation of Returned Overseas Youth Committee.

Dr. Lisa Lu Han

CEO of ACA Cares Supplies, LLC

Dr. Lisa Lu Han is the medical director of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation Department of Raritan Bay Medical Center. Dr. Han is the owner and director of Jersey Rehabilitation Medical Clinic, founded in 2003. A licensed physician, acupuncturist, and physical therapist, Han has been practicing in the US since 1991. Dr. Han is American Board Certified in physical medicine and rehabilitation and electrodiagnostic medicine. She was included in America’s Top Physicians for years 2012, 2010, and 2009 by Consumer’s Research Council of America. She has written 8 publications and in 2001 earned Best Resident Research Paper by the New York’s Association of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation. Dr. Han is a member of the American Medical Association, American Association of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, American Association of Electrodiagnostic Medicine, American Academy of Medical Acupuncture, and United Alien of New York State Licensed Acupuncturists.

From 2002-2004, Dr. Han was a Physiatrist at the Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation Center, New Jersey and in 2002, worked as a physiatrist at Hartford Physical Medicine in Connecticut. Dr. Han was acting medical foctor and rditor of the China Association of Traditional Chinese Medicine from 1987-1990, Beijing College of Traditional Chinese Medicine, and Affiliated Hospital from 1983-1987. She was a medical acupuncturist in the Department of Integrated Medicine at Beijing University of Chinese Medicine and Pharmacology.

Dr. Yarong Wang

Dr. Wang is a doctor of TCM with 13 years of professional experience at China’s prestigious Beijing Hospital. She was acting head of the department of acupuncture with 7 years of experience as the clinical instructor leading the training of medical students, residents, and international students in the art of acupuncture. Has worked as a clinical acupuncturist since her arrival in the US in 2002. Dr. Wang is fluent in Mandarin (Chinese) and English.

Dr. Wang specializes in acupuncture, Chinese herbal tea, cupping, and moxibustion, which is often used in pain management for headache, neck pain, shoulder pain, low back pain, sciatica, nerve pain (neuropathy), trigger finger, planters fasciitis, rejuvenation, weight loss, as well as many other pain management issues. It can also be beneficial for women’s health issues such as infertility, menopause, and PMS. It can even be helpful in alleviating side effects from chemotherapy.

Dr. Wang’s office is located in Albany, NY and she regularly sees patients from the Capital District — Albany, Schenectady, Troy, Niskayuna, Latham, Clifton Park, Saratoga Springs, Glens Falls, Amsterdam, and Utica. She also sees patients from Vermont and Massachusetts.

Upon graduation Dr. Wang was recruited by the 1000-bed Beijing Hospital as an attending doctor of TCM, July 1989. Due to outstanding clinical performance, she was promoted to acting head of the Department of Acupuncture, July 1997. She was selected as the training supervisor for that department to direct the clinical instruction of medical students, residents, and international students for Beijing International Acupuncture Training Center which is the World Health Organization (WHO) collaborating center for traditional medicine in September 1995.

Dr. Wang’s acupunctural areas of expertise include pain management, respiratory and gynecological disorders, immune system deficiencies, and weight control. Specific pain treatments have been performed for arthritis, knee and neck pain, joint problems, shoulder stiffness, headaches, migraines, sinusitis, back sciatica, tendonitis, pinched nerves, paralysis and numbness. She has cared effectively for patients with allergies, asthma, bronchitis, constipation and/or diarrhea, colitis, gastritis, endometriosis, infertility, PMS and/or menopause, chronic fatigue, depression and anxiety.

Dr. Wang is actively involved in acupuncture research and results has been published in peer-reviewed Chinese national and international journals. She possesses significant experience utilizing TCM and Chinese herbal tea for the treatment of health-related issues, as well as Tui Na and Acupressure. She is licensed by New York State as an Acupuncturist and has an integrated medical education in TCM and western medicine with a concentration in acupuncture, acupressure and Chinese herbology. Dr. Wang has completed both bachelor and post-graduate work at Beijing University Traditional Chinese Medicine, Beijing, China which is considered the #1 TCM University.

ACA Franchise Opportunities

The over $4 billion US acupuncture market offers a great opportunity with over 10% annual growth rates and a continuing flow of new patients interested in the benefits of acupuncture.

ACA Franchise Opportunities

The over $4 billion US acupuncture market offers a great opportunity with over 10% annual growth rates and a continuing flow of new patients interested in the benefits of acupuncture.

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