Introduction of the author Dr. WANG Qi Cai
Dr. WANG, Qi Cai, a doctor of Nan Jing University of Traditional
Chinese Medicine, was born in April 1948 in Nanzhang County in Hubei
province of China. After he graduated with a TCM major from Hubei
College of Traditional Chinese Medicine, he taught acupuncture at
the College and performed clinical work and research. In 1987, he
was redeployed to the acupuncture department in Nanjing University
of Traditional Chinese Medicine, and became Chief of the Clinical
Acupuncture School. Presently he is a professor and supervisor of
postgraduate students at the International Educational College of
Nanjing University of TCM. He is also a chief secretary of the clinical
branch of the Chinese Acupuncture and Moxibustion Association, a
consultant and visiting professor at the TCM Research Center in
Hong Kong, a lecturer at the Sino-Japan Special Acupuncture Research
Association, and a visiting professor at the Liaoning International
TCM Training Center.
Dr. Wang has lectured and performed clinical practice in Hong
Kong, France, Algeria and Berlin. He is an intelligent and hard
working practitioner and lecturer. He has had more than 400 academic
articles published in medical journals both domestically and abroad.
Many of his articles expound new ideas and have received excellent
appraisals. He has contributed to the compilation of over 40 books.
His academic monographs include Zhen Yi Xin Wu (Learned as an Acupuncturist)
and Research and Clinical Application of the Theory of Meridians
and Collaterals. In the 4th edition of Acupuncture and Moxibustion,
a textbook for the national TCM colleges and universities, he included
an article on the “Contraindicated of acupuncture during the menstrual
cycle”. His colleagues endorsed his views and continue to include
them in subsequent editions of this publication. His article On
Contraindication During Menstrual Cycle was recorded in Zhong Guo
Gao Xin Yi Lun Jing Xuan ( New and Advanced Medical Opinions in
China), and achieved a top award at Taiwan International Traditional
Medicine Academic Conference in 1996.
In 1994, he participated in the compilation of the 2nd edition
of Acupuncture Therapeutics which was a programming textbook for
national TCM colleges and universities. In 2002, he was chief reviewer
for the 2nd edition of Acupuncture and Moxibustion, a textbook for
adult education in the national TCM field as well as the chief compiler
for the 4th edition of Acupuncture and Moxibustion Therapeutics,
a programming textbook for national TCM Colleges and Universities.
He has 40 years experience teaching students and treating patients.
He has accumulated rich experience in teaching; therefore, his lectures
are very vivid and humorous and keep the attention of his students.
By combining clinical cases with theories, he makes complicated
material easier for listeners to grasp. His lectures are profound,
with depth and breadth. His teaching style attracts students in
different levels both at home and abroad. He has received teaching
awards of excellence from the Nanjing University of TCM in 1989
He is honorably mentioned in the International Celebrity Research
Center in China and Zhonghua International Characters Dictionary
Press 1994, and in Biographies of Chinese Famous Doctors and the
Dictionary of Contemporary Famous Chinese and Western Doctors. In
1997 the Hong Kong Chinese International Communication Press acknowledged
him in their publication, Talent Dictionary of World Medical Experts.
His story and achievements in clinical, teaching and research fields
have been reported in numerous newspapers and journals.