A graduate of the Pacific College of Oriental Medicine, Eric Brand, L.Ac. is a fluent Chinese speaker with extensive experience studying in mainland China and Taiwan. Eric completed a prolonged internship at Chang Gung Memorial Hospital in Taiwan, and he has participated in numerous projects related to Chinese medical translation, herbal research, and TCM politics. He is the author of A Clinician's Guide to Using Granule Extracts and the Concise Chinese Materia Medica, and he has edited a variety of modern and classical texts.
Eric has a passion for Chinese herbal pharmacy, and he travels extensively to study with experts in the field of herbal authentication and quality discernment. Eric is a TCM advisor to the American Herbal Pharmacopoeia and the Co-Chair of International Affairs for the AAAOM.