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Joseph Hung Yao

Joseph Hung Yao, American physical therapist. Certified physical therapy University Iowa School Medicine, 1963, acupuncture China Medical College, 1973. Member of American Acupuncture Association, Acupuncture Research Institute, American Center Chinese Medical Sciences, National Society Crippled Children and Adults, American Physical Therapy Association (educational coordinator clinical studies on acupuncture China 1981-1983).

Background

  • Yao, Joseph Hung was born on January 8, 1935 in Hangchu, China. Arrived in United States, 1958, naturalized, 1969. Son of Stephen C. and Pei-Hsing (Shen) Yao.

  • Education

    • Bachelor, Tamkang College, China, 1955. Postgraduate, University Madrid, Spain, 1955—1956. Postgraduate, University Barcelona, Spain, 1956—1958.

      Bachelor, Loras College, 1961.

    Career

    • Staff physical therapist University Hospitals, Iowa City, 1963—1964. Chief physical therapist St. Mary's Hospital, Streator, Illinois, 1964—1966. Director physical therapy department St. Therese Hospital, Waukegan, 1966—1970.

      Staff physical therapy department Veterans Administration Medical Center, North Chicago, 1970—1974, director physical therapy department, 1974—1982. Owner, director Gurnee Physical Therapy Clinic, Illinois, since 1979. Director Northern Illinois Physical Therapy Services, since 1984.

      Clinical instructor Northwestern University Medical School, since 1975, Chicago Medical College, since 1975. Lecturer on acupuncture to universities, various civic groups.

    Major achievements

    • Certified physical therapy University Iowa School Medicine, 1963, acupuncture China Medical College, 1973.

    Works

    • Author: The Selected Acupuncture Points, 1972, Acupuncture and Transcutaneous electrical nerve stimulation Techniques, 1978, Acutherapy, Acupuncture, Transcutaneous electrical nerve stimulation, and Acupressure, 1984.

    Membership

    Member of American Acupuncture Association, Acupuncture Research Institute, American Center Chinese Medical Sciences, National Society Crippled Children and Adults, American Physical Therapy Association (educational coordinator clinical studies on acupuncture China 1981-1983).

    Connections

    • Married Jessie Lee Lee Collingsworth, December 26, 1964. Children: Dana, David, E. Stephen.
    • father: Stephen C. Yao
    • mother: Pei-Hsing (Shen) Yao
    • spouse: Jessie Lee Lee Collingsworth
    • children: Dana Yao
    • David Yao
    • E. Stephen Yao
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    Born January 8, 1935
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