Frank Yurasek, PhD, LAc, received his masters of science in Oriental Medicine from the Midwest College of Oriental Medicine, where he taught for 16 years and was appointed as Professor of Tui Na in 1992.
In 1984, his wife experienced a remarkable recovery from Trigeminal Neuralgia thanks to acupuncture. Dr. Yurasek began his study and internship with Dr. Yin Lun Han, a Chinese doctor of Traditional Chinese Medicine from Shen Yang, China, with over 40 years experience. While studying with Shen Yang, Dr. Yurasek spent some of his time training the "barefoot doctors" there.
Dr. Yurasek also worked at Northern Illinois Council of Alcohol and Substance Abuse from 1989 to 2004, treating addicts, alcoholics, violent offenders, and homeless women. There, he implemented a 17-week program entitled "Taking Effective Control (TEC)" while he was developing his private Acupuncture Practice.
In 1993, Dr. Yurasek sponsored a team of Traditional Chinese Medicine doctors on their visit to Chicago from Liao Ning Provincial Hospital, a 1000 bed facility in Shen Yang China. He also helped open a free alternative clinic in the Austin neighborhood, co-sponsored by the Westside Health Authority. Later, Dr. Yurasek travelled to Guang Zhao, China over several years to intern while he completed his dissertation, which was later published at the Guang Zhao University of Traditional Chinese Medicine.
Dr. Yurasek has delivered papers and presentations at national meetings and conventions, including the Society for Acupuncture Research, the Midwest Pain Society, the American Academy of Medical Acupuncture. He has served on the Board of Directors of the American Association of Body Therapies of Asia, the National Qi Gong Association, and the American Board of Eastern Medicine. He has also taught as Visiting Professor at the Chinese Academy of Chinese Medical Science in Beijing, China, and is a guest lecturer for Certified Natural Health Practitioners (CNHP). In 2000, he took over publishing The Oriental Medicine Journal, and continued in that capacity until 2009 as both editor and a contributing writer.
from October 14, 2020
with SaTerra Vishnu and Frank Yurasek
from October 14, 2020
Hosted by the Florida State Oriental Medical Association, this is the first of a 3-part series, (culminating with a three-day live seminar), dedicated to empowering you with an evidence-based, results-oriented, Veteran Acupuncture System of Care. Initiated in 2012 with the treatment of hundreds of homeless veterans at the semi-annual (Summer and Winter 'Stand Downs") held at the respective North and Southside National Guard Armories Chicago, Dr.'s Vishnu and Yurasek, created these evidence-based protocols providing "real-time" results to those vets in chronic pain and suffering. These clinical efforts culminated in a poster and presentation to the World Federation of Acupuncture Societies in Toronto, Canada, 2016......"Where Have All The Flowers Gone".
SaTerra Vishnu, DOM, AP has over 30 years of clinical experience. A 1986 graduate of the Midwest College of Oriental Medicine in Chicago, IL where he obtained his degrees in Acupuncture, Herbs and Manipulative Therapy. Since then he has had extensive training in BioElectrical Diagnostics and German Homotoxicology using bioenergetic equipment to find underlying pathogens.
Frank Yurasek, PhD, LAc, received Oriental Medicine training from Midwest College of Oriental Medicine 30 years ago and trained at the Guang Zhou University of Traditional Chinese Medicine. He is the Acupuncture Clinical Advisor at Midwest College of Oriental Medicine, National University of Health Sciences, and the director of Acupuncture, John H. Stroger, Jr. Hospital of Cook County.