Alan Keith TillotsonAlan Keith Tillotson
Registered herbalist and Oriental medicine specialist Alan Tillotson has been practicing herbal medicine for over twenty-seven years and is a professional member of the peer reviewed American Herbalists Guild. He holds an accredited Master's degree in Asian Medical Systems (Goddard College), a non-accredited Ph.D. in Integrative Health Sciences (IUPS), and a state license to practice Acupuncture and Oriental Medicine in Delaware. He earned a teaching degree in meditation and Qi gong from the Jin Shan School of Taoist Meditation under Sifu Wang Yen-Nien. Alan is well known in America for his apprenticeship study of Ayurvedic herbology beginning in 1976 in Nepal under Vaidya Mana Bajra Bajracharya. Alan is a radio co-host with Robert Abel MD of the RadioMD show "the Wizard of Eyes." He is also the author of the Handbook of Ayurvedic Medicine (1985). His website is www.tillotsoninstitute.com.
Nai-shing Hu Tillotson
Chinese herbalist and acupuncturist Nai-shing Hu Tillotson is the co-director of Chrysalis Natural Medicine Clinic. Before immigrating to the United States in 1991 and receiving her national acupuncture certification and license in Pennsylvania, she studied Chinese medicine at the Chengdu Peoples Hospital of Herbology for three years under Doctor Yang Guo Zhi. In 1982, Nai-shing received her degree from the West China University of Medical Sciences and later taught in Sichuan Province at the Chengdu University of Traditional Chinese Medicine, the third largest traditional medicine center in China. She did additional training in acupuncture with Doctor Li Bo Ning , former director of the Sichuan Research Institute of Acupuncture. Other accomplishments include being a member of the Executive board of the American Herbalists Guild and working as acupuncturist for the family of President Mubarek of Egypt. She also worked as an acupuncturist at the Zagazig University in Egypt.
Robert Abel, Jr., M.D.
Dr. Abel earned his medical degree at Jefferson Medical College in 1969, completed his ophthalmology residency at Mt. Sinai Hospital, and was a Cornea Fellow at the University of Florida. A board certified ophthalmologist, Dr. Abel is on the staff of the Christiana Care Health System. He is a former Clinical Professor of Ophthalmology at Thomas Jefferson University. He founded and has been Medical Director of the Medical Eye Bank of Delaware since 1981. He teaches locally and internationally on numerous subjects, including cornea, cataract and nutrition. He instructs the Cornea Microsurgery Workshops at the Academy of Ophthalmology meetings annually and has been on the Academy's Committee of International Ophthalmology. Dr. Abel has done active research on corneal transplants, corneal pathology, contact lenses and drugs as they relate to the eye. He holds two patents on artificial corneas and has received the AAO Honor Award and the Senior Honor Award. Dr. Abel is the author of the popular new book, The Eye Care Revolution, which teaches patients how to treat and reverse common vision problems. Dr. Abel was voted a Top Doctor by the readers of Delaware Today in September of 2011. In his spare time he practices Tai-Chi and studies alternative medicine systems. His website is www.EyeAdvisory.com.