Her school supplies were glass cups, dried mugwort, three-thousand-year-old textbooks and, of course, needles.
“It kind of reminded me of the Hogwarts School, only because it was all these really ancient things,” Mary Ann Petersen says of her first impression of the Oregon College of Oriental Medicine, where she studied for her career as an acupuncturist.
Today, Petersen is the resident acupuncturist at the University of Oregon’s Student Health Center. Since joining the Health Center’s Physical Therapy and Sports Medicine department in January, she has seen patients for everything from headaches and knee pain to allergies and acne.
To see a quick clip about Petersen and read the rest of the article, click here: http://around.uoregon.edu/story/acupuncture/acupuncturists-education-gets-straight-point
Original article and video by Dillon Pilorget, UO Office of Strategic Communications intern