Healing Traditions Integrated Wellness    
     7114 W. Jefferson Ave. Suite 208      Lakewood,      Colorado      80235    
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Curriculum Vitae

 

Curriculum-Professional Vitae

Gina Mortellaro-Gomez, DAOM, MSOM., B.A., NCCAOM Dipl. OM, L.Ac, FABORM, Dipl. TCM Dermatology, IFMCP Candidate

 

Owner, Founder & CEO of Healing Traditions Integrated Wellness Clinic, Lakewood Colorado – 2008 until present.

 

Educational Background

  • The Institute of Functional Medicine – completed all required course work. Sitting for November 2020 Board Certification Exam.
  • Diplomat in Chinese Medicine Dermatology – 1 year Diplomat Course taught by Chinese Medicine Dermatologist, Mazin Al-Khafaji. Five Branches University of Chinese Medicine, San Jose, California. October 2018 - November 2019.
  • Doctorate in Acupuncture and Oriental Medicine (DAOM) – 2.5 year Residency(Included Clinical and Didactic hours, and Capstone Thesis), Reproductive Medicine (Men & Women) & ObGyn Specialty, Yo San University of Traditional Chinese Medicine, Los Angeles, CA, May 2013 - September 2015 

Capstone Thesis Title: Infertility and Autoimmune Hypothyroid (Hashimoto’s Thyroiditis): Neuroendocrine-Immune modulation and fertility support utilizing Traditional Herbal Medicine (THM). A Systematic Review

  • Functional Medicine Mentorship Programs (Primary and Advanced Mentorships) (1.5 years) – Kalish Functional Medicine Institute
  • Fellowship in Oriental Reproductive Medicine - American Board of Oriental Reproductive Medicine (ABORM), 2012
  • Postgraduate Diploma in Chinese Herbal Medicine, Academy of Chinese Medical Sciences in Beijing, China, 2007
  • Postgraduate Diploma in Ancient Chinese Medicine, Shanghai Insight Ancient Chinese Medicine Training Center, Shanghai, China, 2007
  • Master's of Science in Oriental Medicine (4 year program), Southwest Acupuncture College, Boulder, CO, 2007
  • Emergency Medical Technician Training (6 month Program), Red Rocks Community College, Lakewood, CO, 2000
  • Bachelor of Arts and Science in Kinesiology, University of Colorado, Boulder, Colorado 1999 

 

Licenses and Credentials

  • Diplomat in Oriental Medicine and Herbology (NCCAOM Dipl. O.M.), National Commission for the Certification of Acupuncture & Oriental Medicine (NCCAOM) - includes National Board Certifications for both Acupuncture and Chinese Herbal medicine. 
  • Licensed Acupuncturist (L.Ac.), Colorado State Board of Acupuncture #1371
  • Fellow of the American Board of Oriental Reproductive Medicine (FABORM)
  • Diplomat in TCM Dermatology, (International TCM Dermatology Association) – Internationally Board Certified in Chinese Medical Dermatology.

 

Societies, Memberships, Certifications

  • Acupuncture Association of Colorado (AAC)
  • American Association of Acupuncture and Oriental Medicine (AAAOM)
  • American Board of Oriental Reproductive Medicine (ABORM)
  • American Society for Reproductive Medicine (ASRM)
  • American Pregnancy Association
  • The Institute of Functional Medicine
  • International TCM Dermatology Association
  • Cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR), Red Cross, Lakewood, CO 

 

Advanced Clinical Internships/Apprenticeships/Mentorships (Most recent to oldest)

  • Kalish Advanced Mentorship in Functional Medicine (Online) – Under Dr. Daniele Kalish, D.C., Kalish Institute. May 2016 – November 2016.
  • Kalish Mentorship in Functional Medicine (Online) – Under Dr. Daniele Kalish, D.C., Kalish Institute. May 2015 - October 2015. (Mentorship/Internship hours for DAOM Program)
  • Well Woman Acupuncture, Boulder, Colorado – Under Dr. Kandace Cahill, DAOM, MSOM, L.Ac, NCCAOM Dipl. O.M., FABORM. August 2015 (Mentorship hours for DAOM Program)
  • Integrated Health Systems of Denver, Denver, Colorado – Under Dr. Robert Shane Steadman, D.C., D.A.C.N.B., D.C.B.C.N., D.C.C.N., F.A.C.F.N., B.C.I.M., C.C.C.N., C.N.S. (Functional endocrinologist and neurologist).  June through August 2015 (Mentorship hours for DAOM Program)
  • Preceptorship at Reproductive Medicine & Fertility Center, Colorado Springs, Colorado, under Dr. Paul Magarelli, MD, PhD (Board Certified Reproductive Endocrinologist and Board Certified OBGYN, 2014 (Mentorship/Internship hours for DAOM Program)
  • Fellowship in Oriental Reproductive Medicine (FABORM), American Board of Oriental Reproductive Medicine (ABORM), 2012
  • Advanced Sports Medicine Apprenticeship Program (6 Months), Whitfield Reaves OMD, Boulder, Colorado, 2008
  • Advanced Clinical Externship in Chinese Herbal Medicine, Academy of Chinese Medical Sciences, Beijing, China, 2007
  • Advanced Clinical Externship in Ancient Chinese Medicine (Acupuncture and Chinese Herbal Medicine), Shanghai Insight Ancient Chinese Medicine Training Center, Shanghai, China, 2007
  • Advanced Mentorship with the Treatment of Chinese Medicine, Jack Schaefer L.Ac., Southwest Acupuncture College, Boulder, CO, 2007
  • Advanced Clinical Internship in Sports Medicine with the Treatment of Acupuncture, Whitfield Reeves OMD, Southwest Acupuncture College, Boulder, CO, 2006
  • Advanced Clinical Internship in Obstetrics and Gynecology with the Treatment of Chinese Medicine, Valerie Hobbs L.Ac., Southwest Acupuncture College, Boulder, CO, 2006, 2007
  • Advanced Clinical Internship in Japanese Kototama Acupuncture, Ted Hall L.Ac., Southwest Acupuncture College, Boulder, CO, 2006 

 

Teaching Experience

Continuing Education Courses, Seminars, Webinars (Most recent to oldest)

  • Perimenopause and Andropauase – The Neuroendocrine Immunology. Presented by joshua j. Redd, DC, DABFM – 8 Hours of Approved Continuing Education Credits Sponsored by Apex Energetics.
  • Functional Endocrinology: Connecting New Research with Practical Applications. Presented by: David Arthur, DC, DACNB, BCIM, DCCN – 16 Hours of Approved Continuing Education Credits Sponsored by Apex Energetics; NCCAOM, Course #ACHB 404-54
  • Endometriosis: A Leading Cause of Infertility and Menstrual Pain – 7 CEU/PDA/CPD, sponsored by Pro D Seminars. Instructor: Misha Cohen, OMD, L.Ac.  NCCAOM 553248
  • Combining TCM and IVF to Improve Clinical Outcomes – 6 CEU/PDA/CPD, sponsored by Pro D Seminars. Instructor: Jane Lyttleton, Dip. TCM.  NCCAOM 553-205
  • Addressing Fertility Issues in Advanced Maternal Age – 14 CEU/PDA/CPD, sponsored by Pro D Seminars. Instructor: Randine Lewis, Ph.D, L.Ac, MSOM.  NCCAOM 553250
  • Sharon Weizenbaum’s Complete Pregnancy Course using Chinese Herbs - 19 CEU/PDA/ CPD, sponsored by Pro D Seminars; Instructor: Sharon Weizenbaum, L.Ac.  NCCAOM 553-122
  • Treating the Thyroid and Adrenals for Better Clinical Outcomes - 8 hours of Approved Continuing Education Credits / 8 PDA Points, Sponsored by Pro D Seminars; Instructor: Michael Gaeta, L.Ac, NCCAOM Dipl. Ac, NCCAOM 553-232.
  • Women's Health: Supporting Fertility and Endocrine Function with Chinese Herbs 6 hours of Approved Continuing Education Credits / 6 PDA Points, Sponsored by Pro D Seminars; Instructor: Heiner Fruehauf L.Ac, NCCAOM ACHB 553 -152
  • The Fertility Patient and Autoimmune Thyroid Disease - 6 hours of Approved Continuing Education Credits / 6 PDA Points, Sponsored by Pro D Seminars; Instructor: Leslie Oldershaw, L.Ac, NCCAOM ACHB 553 -209.
  • Breast Cancer Protocols - 3 hours of Approved Continuing Education Credits / 3 PDAPoints, Sponsored by Panaxea International; Instructor: Dr. Daniel Weber, Ph.D, MSc. NCCAOM Provider Course # 966-012.
  • The Gut" Core of Self - 7 hours of Approved Continuing Education Credits / 7 PDA Points, Sponsored by Panaxea International; Instructor: Dr. Daniel Weber, Ph.D, MSc. NCCAOM Provider Course # 966-007.
  • The Gluten, Leaky Gut, Autoimmune Connection - 8 hours of Approved Continuing Education Credits / 8 PDA Points, Sponsored by Apex Energetics; Instructor: R. Shane Steadman, D.C., D.A.C.N.B., D.C.B.C.N., D.C.C.N., F.A.C.F.N., B.C.I.M., C.C.C.N., C.N.S.
  • TCM for Complex Infertility: PCOS, Auto immune & Premature Ovarian Failure - Presented by Richard Blitstein, M.S.O.M., L.Ac., Pro D Seminars, NCCAOM ACHB 553-096, 8 PDA NCCAOM, ABORM, 8 CEU
  • TCM Approach to Menopause - Presented by Shaoting Jing- Pro D Seminars, NCCAOM ACHB 553-058, 7 PDA
  • Mastering The Thyroid - 20 Hours of Approved Continuing Education Credits / 20 PDA Points, Sponsored by Apex Energetics NCCAOM, Course #ACHB 404-017; Instructor: Thomas Culleton, D.C., F.A.C.F.N., B.H.K
  • The Complete Pregnancy Course - Presented by Debra Betts, L.Ac, Mid-Wife - Pro D Seminars, NCCAOM 553-067, 12 PDA
  • Optimizing Ovarian Reserve - Presented by Brandon Horn, PhD, JD, L.Ac, FABORM, Wendy Yu, MSOM, L.AC, FABORM - Eastern Center for Complementary Medicine, PC
    • Pro D Seminars, NCCAOM ACHB 553-036, 10 PDA, ABORM 10 CEU 
  • Mastering Functional Blood Chemistry - 19 Hours of Approved Continuing Education Credits / 19 PDA Points, Sponsored by Apex Energetics NCCAOM, Course #ACHB 404-021; Instructor: Datis Kharrazian, D.C., D.H.Sc.,M.S., M.Neuro.Sci., F.A.C.F.N., F.A.B.V.R., F.A.A.C.P., D.A.C.N.B., D.A.B.C.N., D.I.B.A.K., C.N.S.
  • Acupuncture strategies to dramatically improve IVF success, Presented by Brandon Horn, PhD, JD, LAc (FABORM), Pro D Seminars, NCCAOM ACHB 553-066; 12 CEU
  • ABORM; 12 CEU – NCCAOM
  • ABORM Prep Course - Infertility A Western Medical Perspective, Presented by Richard Buyalos, M.D., Pro D Seminars, NCCAOM ACHB 553-046; 4 CEU - ABORM; 4 CEU – NCCAOM
  • ABORM Prep Course - Diagnostic Methods and ART and Miscarriage and Medical Ethics for Infertility, Presented by Ashim Kumar, M.D., Pro D Seminars, NCCAOMACHB 553-045; 4 CEU - ABORM; 4 CEU - NCCAOM 
  • The Fertile Soul: Reproductive Training Seminar, presented by Randine Lewis, PhD., M.S.O.M., L.Ac., Pro D Seminars, NCCAOM ACHB 553-051; 15 PDA - ABORM; 15 CEU- NCCAOM.
  • Acupuncture and Herbal Treatments with IVF - Presented by Richard Blitstein, M.S.O.M., L.Ac., Pro D Seminars, NCCAOM ACHB 553-095, 8.5 PDA NCCAOM, ABORM, 8 CEU.
  • The Treatment of Male Infertility - An Integrative TCM Approach - Presented by: Chris Axelrad, L.AC, Dipl. NCCAOM, ABORM, Pro D Seminars, 7 hours of approved NCCAOM and ABORM Continuing Education Credits; NCCAOM course # 553-081, 7 PDA.
  • Introduction to Men's Health & Fertility - presented by Peter Deadman, L.Ac., Pro D Seminars, 5 NCCAOM & ABORM approved continuing education Credits; NCCAOM course #553-016, 5 PDA.
  • Treatment of Infertility - The Complete Course presented by: Jane Lyttleton, L.Ac, Pro D Seminars, 19 hours of approved NCCAOM & ABORM Continuing Education Credits; NCCAOM Course #ACHB 553-034, 19 PDA. 
  • Western Reproductive Endocrinology - The Complete Course, with Dr. Paul Magarelli, M.D., Ph.D, Pro D Seminars, for a total of 12 hours of NCCAOM and ABORM continuing education credits. NCCAOM Provider ACHB 553-087, 12 PDA.
  • Advanced Studies on Herb-Drug Interactions, 15 Hours of Approved NCCAOM Continuing Education Credits; NCCAOM Course #ACHB 277-030; Instructor: Dr. John Chen, P.h.D., Pharm.D., L.Ac.
  • Certificate of Completion for Functional Blood Chemistry Foundations, 8 Hours of Approved Continuing Education Credits / 8 PDA Points, Sponsored by Apex Energetics NCCAOM, Course #ACHB 404-014; Instructor: Mark Flannery, D.C., D.C.C.N., D.C.B.C.N., C.N.S.
  • Certificate of Completion for Integrative Detox System Course, 8 Hours of Approved Continuing Education Credits / 8 PDA Points, Sponsored by Apex Energetics NCCAOM, Course #ACHB 404-020; Instructor: Linda Clark, M.A., C.N.C.
  • Certificate of Completion for Neurotransmitters & Brain Course, 15 Hours of Approved Continuing Education Credits / 15 PDA Points, Sponsored by Apex Energetics NCCAOM, Course #ACHB 404-019; Instructor: Michael Pierce, D.C., D.A.B.C.N.
  • The Dispensary Guidelines & Procedure Seminar, Boulder, Colorado; 7 Hours of Approved NCCAOM Continuing Education Credits, Course # ACHB 636-004; Instructor: Eric Brand, L.Ac, M.S.O.M.
  • Internal Medicine Series for the Treatment of Women’s Disorders: Pregnancy & Postpartum, with Valerie Hobbs, M.S.O.M., Dipl. O.M., L.Ac; 2008; 14 Hours of Approved NCCAOM Continuing Education Credits, Course # ACHB 706-004
  • Internal Medicine Series for the Treatment of Women’s Disorders: Fertility, with Valerie Hobbs, M.S.O.M., Dipl. O.M., L.Ac; 2008; 7 Hours of Approved NCCAOM Continuing Education Credits, Course # ACHB 706-006
  • Internal Medicine Series for the Treatment of Women’s Disorders: Women's Life Cycle, with Valerie Hobbs, M.S.O.M., Dipl. O.M., L.Ac; 2008; 14 Hours of Approved NCCAOM Continuing Education Credits, Course # ACHB 706-005
  • Acupuncture & Motor Point Treatment for Low Back Pain and Hip Pain with Matt Callison, M.S., L.Ac., Boulder Colorado; 14 Hours of Approved NCCAOM Continuing Education Credits, Course # ACHB 179-004
  • Core Patterns of the Shang Han Lun with Arnaud Versluys, Dan Bensky & Craig Mitchell, Boulder Colorado; 42 Hours of Approved NCCAOM Continuing Education Credits, Course # ACHB 227
  • Acutonics® Level II, Sylvia Pelz-Larson, MSOM, L.Ac, NCCAOM Dipl. OM, Boulder, CO
  • Acutonics® Level I, Sylvia Pelz-Larson, MSOM, L.Ac, NCCAOM Dipl. OM, Boulder, CO
  • Facial Rejuvenation with Acupuncture and Chinese Herbs, Virginia Doran, L.Ac., Boulder, CO
  • Orthopedic Testing for Acupuncturists, Whitfield Reeves, L.Ac., Boulder, CO
  • The Treatment of Sports Injuries with Acupuncture, Whitfield Reeves, L.Ac., Boulder, CO
  • Clean Needle Technique (CNT), Council of Colleges of Acupuncture and Oriental Medicine, Boulder, CO 

 

 

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