Amos Ziv has been a practicing acupuncturist and herbalist since the year 2000. He is founder and former director of the Clinical Research Unit of the Integrated Medical Services at Assaf Harofeh Medical Center, Israel. He holds a Master of Science in TCM from the American College of Traditional Chinese Medicine, San Francisco, and a Bachelor of Science in biology from Ben Gurion University of the Negev, Israel. Amos undertook long term studies at the Chinese National Centre for Integrated Cardiology in Xiyuan Hospital, Beijing and has extensive clinical experience in treating cardiovascular disorders in his private clinic and in a hospital setting. He was privileged to study with great teachers and masters of TCM, among them Prof. Wang Ju Yi who later became his acupuncture mentor in 1999. A major focus in his practice was the refining of an immediate result channel theory based acupuncture techniques. He is author of many scientific publications and TCM articles and is the owner and manager of ‘Heaven & Earth’ a center for complementary medicine in Rehovot, Israel.