Academic Background and Early Experience:
Professor Wu is the founder and president of the Ontario College of Traditional Chinese Medicine. He began his medical career as a barefoot doctor following his uncle to serve local villagers in China in 1973. After 5 years of study at Heilongjiang University of Chinese Medicine in Harbin, China (1978-1983), he received a Bachelor Degree of Traditional Chinese Medicine. After 3 years of study at China Academy of Traditional Chinese Medicine in Beijing, China, he received a Master’s Degree of Medicine in Acupuncture & Qigong. From 1985 to 1988, he was amongst the first group of graduates both in China and internationally to receive the Master’s Degree of Medicine in the Qigong Program. He later studied at the Hebei Medical University of Shijiazhuang, China and received a Ph.D. in Chinese & Western Integrated Medicine.
Professor Wu is the vice president of the World Federation of Acupuncture-Moxibustion Societies (WFAS), the vice president of the World Federation of Chinese Medicine Societies (WFCMS), the founder and president of International Association of Wu’s Head Massage, the president and founder of International Health Qigong Federation, the chairman of the board of TCM Acupuncture Inheritance Committee of WFAS, the Ph.D. program professor of Henan University of TCM , the guest professor of Heilongjiang University of TCM & Chengdu University of TCM, editor/chief of the English/Chinese version of World Chinese Medicine(Canada) magazine, the chairman of DC Acupuncture and TCM International Inc., chairman of Dr. Wu Naturals Canada Inc., the vice chairman of the Education Guidance Work Committee of WFCMS, “Great Master of International Instructor of WFCMS,” review expert at The National Natural Science Foundation of China, invited expert at the Austrian Natural Science Foundation Committee, the direct lineal descendant of Jin Zhang, the representative of the TCM Acupuncture Intangible Culture Heritage of Humanity (authorized by UNESCO), and shortlisted and top project and expert of “100 Talents and 100 Skills” project for overseas Chinese TCM practitioners in 2017.
Since 1986, Professor Wu has visited and trained students in Japan, the United States of America, Canada, Russia, Italy, Germany, Switzerland, Iran, Taiwan and Yugoslavia. The total number of students has reached close to one thousand, with a large majority being in Austria, Hungary and Canada.
Many of his written articles regarding TCM, acupuncture and Qigong have been published internationally. A large number of his academic papers were also presented at international medical symposiums and conferences. There are over 300 reports in newspapers, magazines, journals, radio and television from different countries such as Japan, U.S.A., Germany, France, Austria, Hungary, China, Yugoslavia, and Canada that feature him and his contributions. Professor Wu is also the associate editor of the second publication of “Explaining and Proofreading by Mandatory Classical Literature”《针灸大成校释》.
Professor Wu is the founder and global promoter of Wu’s Head Massage which has gradually become a popular school of thought in the overseas Chinese Medicine Community. “Wu’s Head Massage” is published in English, Hungarian and Chinese. He is experienced in clinical research of acupuncture manipulation, Qigong, insomnia treatment, uterine bleeding, infertility, and physical and psychological dysfunctions. In recent years, the strategic development, teaching and education of overseas Chinese Medicine has been carried out to a great extent.
Professor Wu came to Canada in 1998. He established the Ontario College of Traditional Chinese Medicine. The motto of the College states, “Our mandate is to share the wisdom of tradition and our lineage with you while we explore the possibilities of practice in today’s diverse medical world.” The purpose of the college is to lead the field in education and development, educating outstanding practitioners in TCM.
Since 2001, Ontario College of Traditional Chinese Medicine has established a “sister school relation” with Henan University of TCM and Heilongjiang University of Chinese Medicine, and cooperated to nurture 28 Masters and 10 Doctoral graduate students.