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Dr. Haiyan Hawkes

Dr. Haiyan Shi Hawkes is the owner and chief practitioner at Jade Path TCM. Haiyan has been practicing medicine since she graduated from Guangzhou University of Chinese Medicine in 1991. Guangzhou University of Chinese Medicine is recognized the world over as one of the leading institutions for the study and practice of medicine and is on the World Health Organization (WHO) list of affiliated universities. In 1994, she also graduated from Guangzhou Medical University’s family medicine program and expanded her practice to include western medicine as well as Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM).

Haiyan has practiced successfully in both Hospital and family medical clinic environments. Her hospital work included 10 years as an emergency department attending physician.

Haiyan brought her practice to the United States in 2001 and is dedicated to the concept of integrative and holistic medicine, of which TCM is a major component. She believes that medical professionals must look at the mind, body, and spirit as a whole, interdependent systems, and not just distinct problems. Her practice features significant personal time with her patients and focuses on treatments that look toward long term health and happiness.

Haiyan is the current President of the Alumni Association of Traditional Chinese Medicine in Washington DC, as well as a participating member of:
*The National Association of Chinese Medicine
*The Chinese Association of Traditional Chinese Medicine
*Acupuncture Association of Metropolitan Washington
*Chinese American Medical Association
*Association of Chinese American Physicians USA

In her spare time, Haiyan travels works to enrich cultural life for Chinese-American communities and to Promote Sino-US cultural exchanges.
Dr. Hawkes also volunteers with community groups educating people about general health issues from the point of view of both Chinese and western medicine.

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