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Meet the team

Alicia Villamarín PhD, AP, MCHt. Founder

Alicia Villamarín



Dr. Alicia Villamarin obtained her Ph.D. in Cell and Molecular Biology at New York University Medical Center, the Sackler Institute in 1996. In 2002 she graduated with a Master in Oriental Medicine and a Bachelor in Health Sciences from ATOM –Atlantic Institute of Oriental Medicine- (Ft. Lauderdale, Florida). Dr Villamarin is a Nationally Board Certified Acupuncture Physician.  Continuing her education, she obtained her certification as Acutonics Practitioner and later, as Acutonics Teacher, she became a Master Reiki, a Master Clinical Hypnotherapist, a Pranic Healer practitioner and a Certified Yoga Teacher. She is a Senior NSEV Acupuncturist and Sound Healer. Dr. Villamarin has practiced Acupuncture and related modalities in her private clinic, Full Moon Acupuncture & Healing Arts Center, since 2002.

In addition to her work in health care, she received her Teacher Certification in her home country of Spain in 1984.
Dr. Villamarin has been a volunteer and trainer for non-profit Acupuncture organizations such as Acupuncturists without Borders: missions in Ecuador (2009) and Nepal (2010) and Pan African Acupuncture Project (PAAP) in Uganda, Africa (2012). In  2014 she traveled with a team to Upper Mustang, Nepal for the first mission of her newly founded organization “The Wu Project, Inc.”

Dr. Villamarin always felt compelled to merge and integrate East and West, science and technology, with philosophy and spirituality. With her background and continuous search for knowledge, she is able to bridge the gap and bring forth the valuable traditions often lost in modern medicine.