Andy McIntyre is responsible for Classical Chinese Medicine’s academic and day-to-day clinic-related operations. His duties include oversight of our clinical education curriculum and many other aspects of the NUNM Health Center operations. He works closely with clinical faculty to ensure that the College of Classical Chinese Medicine continues to provide quality patient care within the context of NUNM’s excellent educational environment.
Andy brings a wealth of knowledge and experience to enrich our CCM and greater NUNM communities. In addition to maintaining a private practice for more than 20 years, he has extensive clinical and academic teaching experience. A graduate of Harvard and Bastyr Universities, he joined the faculty at Bastyr in 1998 where he served as an associate professor in the school’s doctor of acupuncture and Oriental medicine and master’s programs. Andy’s tenure at Bastyr included serving as the AOM residency program director. In his administrative and clinical roles, Andy developed valuable expertise and skills in insurance billing and coding. He also led student externs on field trips to China and was chair of the clinical faculty development committee.
Andy’s professional development has also been enhanced through his experience in the following roles: staff acupuncturist at Seattle’s Virginia Mason Medical Center; independent medical examiner for Medical Management Online; and regional care manager for the American Complementary Care Network. He is a nationally certified continuing education provider, teaching anatomically based point location and advanced needling techniques to licensed acupuncturists.
Most recently, Andy was president of the Washington East Asian Medicine Association, where he played a critical role in legislative advocacy for the profession. Andy is a diplomate of the National Certification Commission for Acupuncture and Oriental Medicine, and received a certificate of TCM Internal Medicine, Gynecology, and Traumatology from Shanghai University of TCM.