Henry McCann, DAOM, LAc (馬爾博 中醫博士) is a licensed practitioner of acupuncture and Asian traditional medicine with a private practice in Madison, NJ. He is the founder of the Institute for Classical Asian Medicine and has lectured on advanced concepts in Asian medicine in the US, Ireland, Germany, Austria, Holland and Indonesia. Dr. McCann has a BA and BMus from Oberlin College and Conservatory and was a Fulbright fellow to Japan. He graduated from the New England School of Acupuncture and has a clinical doctoral degree from the Oregon College of Oriental Medicine, and then finished coursework at the PhD level at the Nanjing University of Chinese Medicine. He is a faculty member at the Oregon College of Oriental Medicine and the Pacific College of Oriental Medicine (NY).
From the age of 10 Dr. McCann has practiced Asian health and martial movement arts. He initially started with Okinawan Karate, and has a 3rd degree black belt in Isshin-ryu and, while living in Okinawa was awarded a 3rd degree black belt in Shorin-ryu (Kobayashi) by the Kyudokan. Dr. McCann is a direct indoor disciple of Wang Feng Ming, and thus a 12th generation disciple of Chen Style Taijiquan and a 3rd generation disciple of Hunyuan Chen Style Taijiquan. He is also a disciple of Qigong in the lineage of Hu Yao Zhen, originating with the Daoist immortal Chen Tuan, and is a certified instructor of Pangu Shengong. Dr. McCann is ranked as a 5th Duan in Taijiquan by the Chinese Wushu Association (this is similar to the black belt, i.e., "Dan," ranking system of Japanese martial arts).