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Board of Acupuncture

The Acupuncture Practice Act became effective January 31, 1997, making Acupuncture one of the professions most recently regulated by the Department. The Board is composed of seven members appointed by the Secretary consisting of four licensed acupuncturists, one public member, one licensed chiropractic physician actively engaged in the practice of acupuncture, and one physician licensed to practice medicine in all its branches . The Board is charged with providing expert knowledge and advice on administrative rules, disciplinary matters, and professional performance and conduct.

  • Melinda Camardella | Arlington Heights
  • Mildred L. Calhoun JD, Public Member | Northbrook
  • Caroline Jung | Chicago
  • C. Leslie Smith | Chicago | Chairperson
  • Lixin Sha | Chicago
  • Diane O. Ferris, D.C. | Naperville
  • Timothy I. Suh DAOM | Chicago | Vice Chairperson

Board Meeting Agendas & Minutes

Meeting Agendas

Meeting Minutes