Veaceslav Vlas graduated from the State University of Medicine and Pharmacy (USMF) in Moldova, where he received his M.D. degree. In 2001 he moved to China where he spent 10 years studying Oriental medicine and working as a TCM Doctor. He received his Ph.D. in Acupuncture from Nanjing University of Chinese Medicine, China. Dr. Vlas was a Professor and attending physician at Southwest Acupuncture College, American Academy of Acupuncture & OM and the University of East-West Medicine. Dr. Vlas’s clinical interest is Integrative Pain Management. Dr.Vlas is a Professor, currently teaching acupuncture and herbal courses at ATOM now.