Dr. Guanhu Yang graduated from Zhejiang College of Traditional Chinese Medicine (MD) and Nanjing College of Traditional Chinese Medicine (MS), and served as Assistant Professor and Full Professor at Wenzhou Medical University. In 1993, Guanhu joined the staff of Toyama Medical and Pharmaceutical University in Japan, and from there he went to Kanazawa Medical University for his Ph.D. study in lung repair. After completion of his Ph.D., Dr. Yang continued his research in pulmonary biology at Cincinnati Children’s Hospital as a postdoc and then research scientist.
During his Ph.D study, Dr. Yang opened the first-ever out-patient acupuncture clinic in Fujinoki hospital and Sakurai hospital ( 6 years) in Toyama, Japan. Since 2005, Dr. Yang has been running two acupuncture clinics in Ohio, USA. He is currently a Clinical Assistant Professor (honored/endowed) at Ohio University, and Chair Professor of the US-China Joint Institute for Acupuncture & Rehabilitation Medicine at Wenzhou Medical University. Dr. Yang also served as director for the SHI acupuncture school, vice president at American TCM Association a few years ago, and supervised the doctoral program at American Academy of Acupuncture & Oriental Medicine and other 10 medical universities in the World. During his career, Dr.Yang published 10 books and over 70 research articles (Clinical Research & Application of Acupuncture & Tuina etc) on basic biology and traditional Chinese medicine, and worked as editor and reviewer for numerous renowned SCI journals. such as Cellular & Molecular Biology and an editorial board member of China Acupuncture and Moxibustion. Dr. Yang also is associate Editor for the International Journal of Clinical Acupuncture. He also is Vice president of the World Federation of Chinese Medicine digestion Committee.