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Ricardo Teixeira

Ricardo Teixeira is a licensed acupuncturist and a leading expert in traditional Chinese medicine in Portugal. He holds the position of vice president of the ETCMA (European Traditional Chinese Medicine Association) - an umbrella organization for professional associations related to over 30 communities from 21 European countries, representing various dimensions of traditional Chinese medicine. He is a professor at the Portuguese Northern School of Health under the auspices of the Red Cross in the field of undergraduate studies in acupuncture. He is also a certified trainer in the field of traditional Chinese medicine.

Ricardo began training in TCM at APA-DA (Portugal) in 2003, in 2009 he interned at Chengdu University of Traditional Chinese Medicine, and another one in 2017 in Mexico with Dr. Roberto González. He completed postgraduate studies at the Instituto Van Nghi in Portugal under Dr. Tran Viet Dzung, as well as various courses in TCM.

Ricardo has been invited to numerous conferences in Europe and South America. He is a founding member of the World Acupuncture Day Organization (WADO) and was part of the organizing committee for World Acupuncture Day at the UNESCO headquarters in Paris.

He is also a licensed cardiopulmonary and neurophysiologist.