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Xiaojing Zhou, MD (China), MSOM

Professor, Clinical Sciences


Dr. Xiaojing Zhou graduated from Shandong Medical University in Jinan, China. After practicing internal medicine for three years in a Shanghai city hospital, she acquired a postgraduate degree in integrative medicine from Shanghai University of Traditional Chinese Medicine. There, she taught as an associate professor and worked as a doctor of integrative medicine in one of the university's affiliated hospitals, specializing in nephrology. She has more than 20 years of experience in integrative medical practice, employing western medication, hemodialysis, Chinese herbs, and acupuncture.

While in China, she conducted research on chronic renal failure and diabetic nephropathy and worked on research programs under the auspices of the National Science Foundation of China. She has presented at several conferences in China and the United States regarding the application of Chinese medicine, acupuncture and herbs. She has also been published in multiple journals on topics concerning chronic kidney disease, kidney stones, the lingering cough after a common cold, hemodialysis, and gene transfer research.

She was a visiting scholar at Northwestern University's Feinberg School of Medicine in 2004. There, she worked on research in both neurology and nephrology. Afterwards, she taught at Midwest College of Oriental Medicine.

Now a full-time professor of National University's acupuncture and oriental medicine program, Dr. Zhou teaches courses in pathology, microbiology, biochemistry, botanical medicine (including Chinese herbal medicine) and western medical terminology. She also practices and supervises interns at the on-campus Whole Health Center.

Dr. Zhou enjoys her busy schedule at NUHS. Her teaching principle is to train students to integrate medical theory with clinical practice.