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Elissa Chapman

Elissa ChapmanBajrabarahi Clinic Director
Australian Liaison

Elissa Chapman is an advisor to the board and liaison for the Acupuncture Relief Project.  She has served as the Clinic Director in Bajrabarahi since 2016. Elissa received a Bachelor of Applied Science in Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM) from the University of Western Sydney in 2005 which included a certificate of clinical practice from the Jiangsu Provincial Hospital of TCM in Nanjing.  Elissa has been practicing acupuncture and Chinese medicine in Australia since 2006 and currently has a practice in Canberra, ACT.  She has served with the Acupuncture Relief Project both as a practitioner and Team Lead and is passionate about promoting outreach programs for practitioners of acupuncture and other specialized healthcare modalities. 

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