Laraine Crampton

February 27, 2017

Dr. Laraine Crampton has taught several Ni family qigong forms for twenty-three years. She considers qigong one of the most valuable self-care assets in her own life, as well as in the lives of her patients and students. She graduated from Yo San University in 1998, and completed Yo San’s DAOM in Healthy Aging in 2014. Dr. Crampton

Melissa Estrada

Melissa Estrada is Dean of Clinical Education at Yo San University, and is in charge of all aspects of clinical education for both the MATCM and DAOM programs at YSU. Prior to joining YSU, Melissa was Program Manager, Graduate Medical Education at Huntington Hospital in Pasadena, CA, where she provided administrative leadership and supervision to

Brady Chin

August 30, 2016

Brady Chin is the Dean of the MATCM program at Yo San University, and is in charge of all academic aspects of the Master’s degree program. Brady has over twenty years of experience in Chinese medicine, qigong and martial arts.  He graduated from Samra University and had previously served in various administrative roles in other

Sean Gates

August 16, 2016

From nearby Orange County, Sean received his Bachelors degree from UC Irvine, studying English Literature with emphasis in romantic poetry. An interest in research and classification brought him to Los Angeles where he earned his Masters degree in Library and Information Science from UCLA, He has previously worked in both academic and public libraries and

Vickie Rodriguez

Vickie Rodriguez

Vickie Rodriguez comes to YSU with over 20 years of experience in Customer Service.  Vickie also has a proven background in 3rd Party Relations, Health Care Benefits, and Linguistic Services as she is both fluent in verbal and written Spanish.  Vickie is a “hands on” leader who believes in building a strong diverse self-maintaining team. 

Kat Van Vlack

With her master’s degree from Yo San University and with her California Acupuncturists Licensed in hand, Karen is a valued asset in her role of the Clinic Herbal Dispensary Manager. Kat enjoys facilitating the development of our students’ knowledge of herbs and their facility and agility in compounding accurate herbal formulas.

Karen Cocozza

Shortly after completing the MATCM program at YSU in December 2015, Karen welcomed the opportunity to return to Yo San as an Assistant Academic Dean.  Prior to studying TCM, Karen received her BS in Biology from Shippensburg University in Pennsylvania, and also served in the military for six years.