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Meet Njemile

I have had a deep interest in East Asian medicine for 30 years. In the late 1980's, I turned to acupuncture to heal my own very painful menstrual periods. I was so impressed with the immediate results, and amazed to discover that each month, I could have periods without cramps, food cravings nor debilitating pain. I wanted to know more about how this medicine worked. For years, I read every book I could find on acupuncture & Chinese herbs, while studying tai qi & qi gong regularly.

I made the decision to leave my career in broadcast journalism, for formal study in the mid 1990’s.  I graduated with honors from Pacific College of Oriental Medicine's accredited Master's Degree program in San Diego, CA in 1999.  One of the highlights of that training was a 10 month series of classes in Gynecology and Obstetrics with renowned TCM Physician, the late Dr. Yitian Ni.  Dr. Ni had a thriving practice in San Diego, treating thousands of fertility patients, pregnant women, brand new mothers, and women in menopause successfully, decades before acupuncture for reproductive health became a popular course of treatment in the US. She generously shared her treatment methods with students. Her insightful, skilled clinical techniques for diagnosing and treating all OB/GYN conditions continue to provide a solid foundation for many of us today.

Post Graduate Advanced Study and Professional Affiliations

2009-2018 Graduate Mentorship Program, White Pine Institute, Amherst, MA with director Sharon Weizenbaum. This program provides ongoing apprenticeship style training, and is designed to enhance practitioner skills in Chinese Medical diagnosis and treatment with herbal formulas and acupuncture, with special emphasis on gynecological disorders.

2009 to present – Fellow, American Board of Oriental Reproductive Medicine. Through voluntary examination, ABORM offers practitioners the opportunity for board certification in the advanced treatment of reproductive disorders.

2003-2011 – founding member of The Fertile Soul’s Clinical Excellence in Fertility Program, directed by Dr. Randine Lewis, author of The Infertility Cure.


Njemile Carol Jones, L.Ac.
Transcend Healthcare
113 Oronoco Street
Alexandria, VA 22314

Fellow, American Board of Oriental Reproductive Medicine (FABORM-2009)

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