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Yumin Cho PhD, PhD

Researcher › Visiting Assistant Professor

UCLA Center for East-West Medicine
Department of Medicine
David Geffen School of Medicine, UCLA
Phone: 310-794-0712


She received a PhD in physiology, a PhD in Traditional Chinese Medicine, and a Doctor of Natural Medicine (DNM). She received her Master’s in Sports Science (MS) and a Bachelor degree in Nursing (RN).  Dr. Cho has served as a professional nurse in an intensive care unit in Taiwan, a Chinese medical doctor in a traditional Chinese medical clinic and as a translator and lecturer at the School of International Education, Chengdu University of Traditional Chinese Medicine.

Dr. Cho joined the fellowship program in July 2016 as our visiting scholar from Taiwan and currently serves as our project scientist at the Center for East-West Medicine. She is in charge of the development of TCM diagnostic equipment and will be researching the standardization of Chinese medicine pulse diagnostic devices. The health care apps include east-west nutrition recommendation, physical training and life style management.

She is interested in building an integrative Aging and Dementia Program in Asia and the US. Her area of focus is in health management and weight control topics through a holistic lens to evaluate TCM body constitution and provide customized exercise training programs and integrative nutrition. Her area of research includes exploring the mechanisms and applications of physical training, nutrition, and integrative medicine in reproduction, hormone regulation, metabolic syndrome and aging.


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