Nutrition, Infectious Disease, Pain Management, General Practice, AcupunctureFranca, Sao Paulo, Brazil
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Huang Wei Ling, born in Taipei - Taiwan on August 21, 1968, immigrated with her family to Brazil when she was 1½ years old. She joined the Faculty of Medicine at the State University of Londrina, in the State of Parana, in Brazil, in July 1986 graduating in July 1992. She specialized in Infectious and Parasitic Diseases at the same University (1993-1995) and then moved to the City of Franca, in the State of Sao Paulo, where she resides at the moment. She is a General Practitioner and Parenteral and Enteral Medical Nutrition Therapist (1996).
She served as an infectologist at the Hospital Infection Control Service of the Santa Casa of Franca (Franca's General Hospital) from 1995 - 2000 and was responsible for the control of all prescribed antimicrobial medication at this hospital. She received an award for the best paper presented at the Brazilian Hospital infection Control Congress, concerning the methodology that she used in the daily practice of her antimicrobial control at the abovementioned Hospital, which occurred in Campos do Jordao, in the State of Sao Paulo in 1998. She was the coordinator of the Hospital Infection Control Committee and Coordinator of the São Joaquim Hospital Nutritional Support Committee (2000-2004) and worked at the infectious DST Reference Center / AIDS / Hepatitis in the City of Franca (1996-2007).
She began studies in Acupuncture and Traditional Chinese Medicine in 1997 and since 2007 has been presenting her work worldwide concerning the treatment of various diseases using acupuncture, which is a medical specialty recognized by the Federal Council of Medicine since 1996 in Brazil, and the teachings of traditional Chinese medicine also linked with Chinese diet therapy and the knowledge of Chinese herbal medicine, always showing the necessity of treating the patient as a whole and not just the disease (from the teachings of Hippocrates, the father of medicine).