Photo Gallery


Part I   The road of education


Dr. Na Zhai (third from left) with her Professor Wen Shen ( second from left) and her colleagues in Beijing Acupuncture Institute, China, where Dr. Na Zhai
completed her Masters thesis,
The Effect of Acupuncture on Acute
Myocardial Infarction in Rabbits in August,1988.



After her Masters thesis defense, Dr. Na Zhai (right) with her professors (in the middle) and classmates in May, 1989. She received her Masters degree shortly at Guiyang Medical School.



Dr. Na with her professor Xu-Ping at The Second Tianjin Medical University, In Tianjin, China in 1989.



Dr. Na Zhai with her Professor Xu Ping, in the Histochemistry Laboratory at The Second Tianjin Medical University, China,
where she completed her PhD thesis,
The Effect of Acupuncture on Acute Cerebral Infarction in Rats, in 1990.


Dr. Na's PhD. thesis had been announced in Newspaper.



Dr. Na Zhai (back row middle), with her professors and classmates after the completion of her PhD thesis defense.



Dr. Na Zhai (the third from left) with her professor Shi Xueming (in the middle)
after PhD award ceremony in 1992.





Dr. Na arrived in Japan for her Post-Doc research in 1993


Part II   Life in Japan

After finishing her PhD, Dr. Na Zhai was invited by Professor Futaesaku Yutaka,
co-researched with him on the project of
The Brain Response to Needling Different Acupuncture Points derived from
[H] 2-DG Auto-radiography,
at Kitasato University in Japan in 1993.





Her colleagues and friends in the Lab, Japan.








With Japanese Students, making Chinese dumplings


Giving lecture in Japanese community on ancient Chinese medicine.
Dr. Na had studied Japanese for eight years during her undergraduate.


Attending international conferences in Japan

The research done in Japan had been announced in Chinese national newspaper.







Dr. Na was in the kimono (sitting in the middle) with her friend and colleagues.
It took three hours to put kimono on her, once in a life time.

Part III   Put Knowledge at work



Dr. Na's team in the pathologic lab in Tianjin TCM University, Tianjin, China.
In this room, many Masters and PhD students had finished their thesis.



On National Research Project at Professor Bao-Zhen Zhang's electron- microscope lab in Fourth Military Medical University,
Xi-an, Sichuan, China


Part IV. Come to the US

On July 1996, Dr. Na arrived in New York


Dr. Na Zhai spent the first three months of her American life visiting famous universities and famous people in the United States. Here, she was visiting The AIDS Institute in New York where Dr. David Ho (the second from left), a world renowned AIDS expert, who invented his famous “cocktail” for AIDS patients.


Worked in Springfield Clinic with Dr. Fortin (the second from right), who is an expert in neurology. She had learned so much from him and all colleagues in the clinic.


Work in Springfield Clinic was featured in newspaper, Dr. Fortin standing behind.


Our patient John was suffering from severe Trigeminal Neuralgia for two years.
He was pain free in two and half weeks under our care. 

Over years, many SIU medical students went through Dr. Na's clinic.