Ruth Knill Resume

Education

2003
M.A.O.M. New England School of Acupuncture
1989
Ph.D. in Applied Mathematics Technion - Israel Institute of Technology
Ph.D. Thesis:
Local Effects in Accretion Flows and Thermonuclear Runaways
1985
M.Sc. in Applied Mathematics, Technion - Israel Institute of Technology
M.Sc. Thesis:
Accretion on to Compact Stars - Stream-Disk Interaction
1982
B.A. in applied mathematics, Technion - Israel Institute of Technology

Professional Experience and Accomplishments

2013-present
Teaches a class on the prescription of herbal formulas at New England School of Acupuncture.
2004-present
Practices Acupuncture and Chinese Herbal Medicine at Arlington Acupuncture Wellness (99 Mass Ave, Arlington, Massachusetts).
2004-2014
Practices Chinese Herbal Medicine at Pathways to Wellness (1601 Washington Street, Boston, Massachusetts). From 2007-2014 she ran an intern herbal clinic there.
2002-2006
Completed 420 hours of postgraduate herbal internship with Dr. Tao Xie at Pathways to Wellness (140 Berkley St., Boston, Massachusetts).
2002-2004
Completed 5 levels (140 classroom hours) of Craniosacral Therapy at the New England School of Acupuncture Continuing Education Program.
2001-2003
Worked in various clinics and settings as an intern, using Chinese needling techniques, electro Acupuncture, auricular Acupuncture and herbal medicine. Treated a large variety of conditions, among others: pain syndromes like sciatica, mood disorders like depression, MS, addiction disorders A.I.D.S., hepatitis.
2000-2001
Assisted at Pathways, Boston, Massachusetts. Practiced moxibustion techniques: warming needles, direct moxa, cupping, and gua sha.
1999-2000
Assisted with the Laser and Acupuncture needling techniques specialist Dr Jianhua Mu (Harbin School of Medicine) in the clinic of the Texas college of TCM. Learned laser, needling and moxibustion techniques.
1984-1999
Published more than 30 research articles in peer refereed journals.
1994-1999
Refereed research articles submitted to peer refereed Journals. American Astronomical Society member. Invited to give review talks in international conferences, and in astronomy departments of the University of Texas, the University of Washington, California Institute of Technology, the University of Amsterdam in Holland, and the Technion in Israel. Example talk
1997
Member of the National Science Foundation Committee for grants for Astronomical research.
1996
Instructor in Astronomy at the University of California at LA (UCLA).

Research and Teaching Experience

1996-1999
McDonald Post Doctoral Fellow in UT, Austin, Texas ( archived personal website).
1995-1996
Scientist in IPAC, Caltech, Pasadena, California and Instructor of Astronomy at UCLA, Los Angeles, California.
1993-1995
Swiss National Foundation fellow in IPAC, Caltech, Pasadena, USA.
1991-1993
Research Postdoc in the Institute of Astronomy , ETH Zurich, Switzerland.
1989-1991
Research Postdoc at Nikhef Amsterdam, Netherlands.

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