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Eric Grey, LAc

Adjunct Faculty

Bio

Eric Grey, graduate from the MSOM program at NCNM, has been teaching since 2009 in the Classical Chinese Medicine department. He has a passion for classical Chinese herbalism – particularly as expressed in the Shennong ben cao jing and works of Zhang Zhongjing. He also enjoys thinking through issues of professional development in the Chinese medicine profession, Chinese medicine related business, and the relationship between science and medicine. Eric runs a clinic in SE Portland, Watershed Community Wellness, where he focuses on the treatment of chronic, unexplained illnesses using herbs and acupuncture. He also runs popular Chinese medicine website Deepesthealth.com.


Curriculum Vitae

Updated September 2009

EXPERTISE
Chinese herbal medicine
Five-element acupuncture
Personal organization and lifestyle management coaching
 
EDUCATION  
2005-2009 Master of Science in Oriental Medicine
  National College of Natural Medicine, Portland, Oregon
2003-2005 All coursework for Masters of Applied Ethics (no thesis)
  Oregon State University, Corvallis, Oregon
1999-2003 Bachelor of Science in Philosophy
  Oregon State University, Corvallis, Oregon
1999-2008 Bachelor of Science in Biology
  Oregon State University, Corvallis, Oregon
   
PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE
April 2009-current Founder, member, practitioner, instructor
  Watershed Community Wellness, LLC, Portland, Oregon
2006-current Owner, writer, instructor
  Deepesthealth.com, Classical Chinese Medicine website
2008-2009 President
  NCNM Student Government Association, Portland, Oregon
2006-2008 Medicinary assistant, grinder
  Pettygrove Classical Chinese Medicinary, Portland, Oregon
2004-2005 Philosophy graduate teaching assistant
  Oregon State University, Corvallis, Oregon 
2003-2004 Project intern
  Spring Creek Project, Oregon State University, Corvallis, Oregon
2001-2002 Microbiology lab assistant
  Oregon State University, Corvallis, Oregon
   
SCHOLARSHIPS & FELLOWSHIPS
2006-2009 Founders Scholarship
  National College of Natural Medicine, Portland, Oregon
2005-2006  James and Colin Lee Wozumi Scholarship
  National College of Natural Medicine, Portland, Oregon
2004-2005  Thurgood Marshall Graduate Fellowship
  Oregon State University, Corvallis, Oregon
2004 Graduate Teaching Fellowship in Philosophy
  Oregon State University, Corvallis, Oregon
2000-2001  Excellence in Science Scholarship
  Oregon State University, Corvallis, Oregon
   
HONORS & AWARDS
06/2009 Graduated with Honors and Honors in Research, MSOM
  National College of Natural Medicine, Portland, Oregon
2009 Zhang Zhongjing Good Chinese Scholar Award
  National College of Natural Medicine, Portland, Oregon
2008 Inspiration Making a Difference Award
  National College of Natural Medicine, Portland, Oregon
09/2007 Inducted into Presidential Ambassador Leadership Society
  National College of Natural Medicine, Portland, Oregon
   
INTERNSHIP & MENTORSHIP
2008-2009 Mentorship in Classical Chinese herbal medicine with Heiner Fruehauf, PhD, LAc, Corbett, Oregon
2008-2009 Canonical Chinese Medicine Training with Arnaud Versluys, PhD, LAc, Portland, Oregon
2008-2009 Apprenticeship with David Berkshire, LAc in 5-Element Acupuncture, National College of Natural Medicine, Portland, Oregon
2008-2009 Mentorship with David Berkshire, LAc in 5-Element Acupuncture, Portland, Oregon
2008-2009 Apprenticeship with Brandt Stickley, LAc, National College of Natural Medicine, Portland, Oregon
2008-2009 Mentorship with Jun Zhang, LAc, National College of Natural Medicine, Portland, Oregon
2003-2004 Environmental philosophy internship with Dr. Kathy Dean Moore, Spring Creek Project, Oregon State University, Corvallis, Oregon