Brenda Hood, PhD, LAc

Adjunct Faculty
  • Focus: Foundations of Classical Chinese Medicine
  • Education:
    • Beijing University of Chinese Medicine, Bachelor of Chinese Medicine, 1999
    • Chinese Academy of Social Sciences, Beijing, China, PhD, 2006
    • Post-doctoral appointment at Guangzhou University, 2010

Dr. Brenda Hood earned her Bachelor of Psychology from the University of Alberta; her Bachelor of Chinese Medicine from Beijing University of Chinese Medicine; and her PhD in Taoist Philosophy from the Chinese Academy of Social Sciences; followed by a postdoctoral appointment at Guangzhou University. While living in China for more than two decades, Dr. Hood traveled the countryside to seek out masters of classical Chinese medicine, studying the ancient knowledge and practices compromised during the nation’s Cultural Revolution.


  • CCM418 Foundations of Classical Chinese Medicine
  • CCM721 Classical Cases