Chinese Herbs in the Field: How the Integrative Medicine Project Uses Herbs in its Medical Missions by Dr. Joan Boccino, DAOM, L.A.C.

IHP runs 2 volunteer missions a year, April and August with the next one this August 19-26th. You can read more info about the Integrative Health Project at There is also an application if you are interested in volunteering. Knowledge of Spanish is helpful, but not required.   Read More About the Project


Dr Joan Boccino, DAOM, a long time practitioner and instructor of Traditional Chinese Medicine in New York, is one of the founders of the Integrated Health Project (IHP) in Latin America and the Carribean. Since 2012, she has organized Acupuncturists and Herbalists in the field to attend to chronic and acute disorders in underserved regions.  Read More