About Rachel Hemphill
Rachel Hemphill is a licensed acupuncturist with the state of California and is nationally certified as a Diplomate of Oriental Medicine by the National Certification Commission for Acupuncture and Oriental Medicine. As a child, she was drawn to Chinese Medicine after being captivated by stories about her great aunt in China, who practiced acupuncture.
Rachel received her Doctorate in Acupuncture and Chinese Medicine from the American College of Traditional Chinese Medicine and a Bachelor’s of Arts Degree in Linguistics and Chemistry from New York University. Rachel has an integrative healthcare background. Prior to becoming an acupuncturist, Rachel worked at Pfizer Global Pharmaceuticals where she was responsible for safety reporting to the Food and Drug Administration (FDA).
Her clinical experience includes rotations at The Jewish Home for the Aged, The Haight Ashbury Free Clinic, the ACTCM Community Clinic and the ACTCM Auricular Clinic. She also completed an extensive clinical training program at the Yue Yang Hospital in Shanghai, which included rotations in internal medicine, neurology, pain management, gynecology, gastrointestinal disorders, and oncology. For five years, Rachel trained intensively with renowned fertility expert, Dr. Lifang Liang.