Our next podcast is live! This interview is with Dr Michelle Schraeder, an acupuncture specialist with a family owned veterinary clinic in Washington State, USA. Please click the podcast button to enjoy this conversation with Dr Schraeder and Dr Sivula as they talk about the events that led her to study veterinary medicine and what inspired her to become an acupuncture specialist and a qualified veterinary educationalist.
About Dr Michelle Schraeder, DVM, MEd, FAAVA - Michelle graduated from The Ohio State University College of Veterinary Medicine in 1985. Through the International Veterinary Acupuncture Society (IVAS) she is certified in veterinary acupuncture and has completed a three year course in Veterinary Chinese Herbal Medicine, and through the Chi Institute is certified in veterinary Tui-na (massage). Dr. Schraeder became one of the first two veterinarians to become a Fellow of the American Academy of Veterinary Acupuncture (FAAVA). She has also obtained a Masters of Education in College and Continuing Education. Presently she is chair of the IVAS International Education Committee, an IVAS board member, and a member of the AAVA Advanced Certification Committee. She practices integrative medicine, utilizing Traditional Chinese Medicine with conventional medicine, at her clinic in Bellingham, Washington. Dr Schraeder has been a speaker at Western Veterinary Conference, AHVMA and AAVA conferences, IVAS congresses, and various state VMA meetings. She teaches acupuncture courses for both IVAS and CIVT .