Reading Recommendations

    2017 SUMMER READING LIST Wondering what to read this summer? We've compiled a list of reading recommendations, courtesy of OCOM staff, faculty, and library student workers. The library owns everything on this list, so just click on each title to place a hold or check library availability. Read More

    PEER BOOK REVIEWS See recommendations and reviews written by OCOM students. Peer reviews are a great way to learn about books that aren't in the regular curriculum! Read More

    WESTERN CLINICAL DIAGNOSIS READING LIST List of acceptable books for the Western Clinical Diagnosis book review assignment. Most of these books are available either at OCOM or one of the PAHL libraries. Read More

    CLASSICAL TEXTS OF CHINESE MEDICINE The Book of Changes and the Unchanging Truth by Hua-Ching NiThe I Ching system was created by the ancients from their careful observations of nature. We 'moderns' can use the sixty-four hexagrams found in the I Ching as a predictive tool to enhance our lives and reconcile our spiritual and Read More
  • OREGON ACUPUNCTURE HISTORY: Suggestions by Beth Howlett

    OREGON ACUPUNCTURE HISTORY: Suggestions by Beth Howlett Chinese nationals flooded the Pacific Northwest in search of gold in the late 1880s, the The Kam Wah Chung and Company building was established as a Chinese-owned dry goods store, temple and joss house, post office, library, business and interpretive center, contract labor source, social club, dormitory, and apothecary shop Read More
  • REPRODUCTIVE HEALTH: Suggestions by Lee Hullender Rubin

    REPRODUCTIVE HEALTH: Suggestions by Lee Hullender Rubin Treatment of Infertility with Chinese Medicine by Jane Lyttleton This book has become a staple among fertility specialists and it is an excellent clinical handbook. For non-specialists, it provides a clear primer on the modern Chinese medicine view of infertility. Lyttleton uses both acupuncture and Chinese herbs for a variety Read More
  • TEACHING & LEARNING: Suggestions by Forrest Cooper

    TEACHING & LEARNING: Suggestions by Forrest Cooper Faculty members and teaching assistants may derive the most immediate value from this list, but current students will also find it fruitful to consider their own learning processes. Developing an understanding of how learning works most effectively will allow students to study more productively and become active co-creators of their Read More
  • VETERINARY MEDICINE: Suggestions by Debra Mulrooney

    VETERINARY MEDICINE: Suggestions by Debra Mulrooney Oregon is one of approximately 20 states to include the practice of veterinary acupuncture within the scope of practice of licensed acupuncturists. At the time of my 2009 DAOM Capstone project, a survey revealed that a surprisingly small number of veterinarians in the Portland metropolitan area included complementary medicine in Read More
  • David Frierman

    David Frierman A practical dictionary of Chinese medicine by Nigel Wiseman, Feng Ye. From the simple and common to the complex and rare, this book contains subtleties, distinctions and nuances of Chinese medicine never found in beginners' texts. Whether for translational or clinical application, it presents the concepts of Chinese medicine exactly Read More
  • Deb Espesete

    Deb Espesete Present Moment, Wonderful Moment, by Thich Nhat Hanh Developed during a summer retreat at Plum Village, Thich Nhat Hanh's meditation center, these charming short verses were collected to help children and adults practice mindfulness throughout the day. The verses, or gathas, are designed to make everyday activities — such as washing Read More
  • Michael Berletich

    Michael Berletich The Holographic Universe by Michael Talbot Two of the world’s most eminent thinkers believe that the universe itself may be a giant hologram, quite literally a kind of image or construct created, at least in part, by the human mind… Their theory explains not only many of the unsolved puzzles Read More
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