Jake Fratkin has trained in Korean and Japanese acupuncture since 1975, and Chinese herbal medicine since 1982, including one year of advanced training in Beijing. He is the author of Essential Chinese Formulas, Chinese Herbal Patent Medicines, and TCM Case Studies in Autoimmune Disease with Dr. Zeng Sheng-ping for People’s Medical Publishing House, Beijing. He has been contributing to Pacific eLearning webinars, teaching subjects on the integration of TCM and Functional Medicine.