The NCCAOM Board of Commissioners is honored to welcome and introduce its newest members, Afua Bromley and Iman Majd.
Afua Bromley, MSOM, Dipl. Ac. (NCCAOM)®, L.Ac.
Afua Bromley is a 1998 graduate of the Florida College of Integrative Medicine (formerly the National College of Oriental Medicine) in Orlando, FL. After graduation, she also completed a summer internship at Yu Huang Ding Hospital in Yantai, China.
Bromley served on the MO Governor’s Acupuncture Advisory Committee (Missouri’s acupuncture regulatory committee) from 1999-2006, helping write the rules and regulations for the State of Missouri after its licensing law was passed. She has also served as President of the Acupuncture Association of Missouri. In addition to her private practice, Bromley worked at CHIPS (Community Health-In-Partnership Services), a multi-specialty clinic for uninsured and underinsured individuals in north St. Louis from 2000-2012.
Throughout her career, she has worked to promote equal access to quality integrative medical care to those in underserved communities, particularly African-American and Latino communities, as well as those living with HIV/AIDS. She is founder of Universal Holistic Healthcare Service, a nonprofit 501(c)(3), dedicated to providing acupuncture and integrative medicine through service and empowerment education, through such activities as STD/HIV prevention education, nutrition workshops and a women’s support group for those living with HIV/AIDS.
Bromley has been an NCCAOM Diplomate since 1999, and began volunteering on the NCCAOM Eligibility Committee in 2012. She currently serves on the NCCAOM Finance/ Audit Committee, the Acupuncture with Point Location Exam Development Committee, the Professional Ethics and Disciplinary Committee (PEDC) and the Eligibility Committee. Her service as Commissioner on the NCCAOM Board of Commissioners began in February, 2014.
Iman Majd, MD, MS, Dipl. Ac. (NCCAOM)®, L.Ac., Dipl. ABMA, Dipl. ABIHM
Iman Majd earned his medical degree at Tehran University of Medical Sciences and completed his residency in Family Medicine at the University of Washington. Dr. Majd achieved his Master of Science in Acupuncture from Bastyr University and is board-certified by the National Certification Commission for Acupuncture and Oriental Medicine (NCCAOM) and the American Board of Medical Acupuncture (ABMA). In pursuit of his passion for integrative medicine, Dr. Majd became board-certified by the American Board of Integrative Holistic Medicine (ABIHM), and now combines complementary modalities into his clinical practice at the University of Washington Physicians Network. He also serves as the Acupuncture Specialist Consult for University of Washington Neighborhood Clinics. Dr. Majd’s clinical and research interests include an integrative approach to neurodegenerative disorders, pain management and immune system wellness.
Dr. Majd has served on the NCCAOM Biomedicine Exam Development Committee since 2010 and served on the Board of the Washington East Asian Medical Association since 2012. Throughout his career, his true passion lay in teaching: he is a clinical instructor at the University of Washington Department of Family Medicine, and Adjunct Faculty at Bastyr University where he supervises, trains and teaches in areas of clinical acupuncture, immune system wellness, pain management, pharmacology and western medicine.
Dr. Majd joined the NCCAOM Board of Commissioners in February, 2014 and serves as Board Liaison to the Biomedicine Exam Development Committee, a member of the Professional Development Activity (PDA) Advisory Panel and the Research Committee.
The NCCAOM Board of Commissioners and staff look forward to working with its new Commissioners on projects benefitting the AOM community.
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