Dr. Marlene Merritt has been studying Chinese medicine since 1997 and has a Masters degree in Oriental Medicine and is a Doctor of Oriental Medicine. She is licensed both by the Texas State Board of Medical Examiners and by the New Mexico Board of Acupuncture and Oriental Medicine. A respected educator, she has been on the faculty of Academy of Oriental Medicine at Austin since 1998 and a teacher of Anatomy and Physiology since 1992. She has nearly 2 decades of experience in bodywork and musculoskeletal disorders. An Applied Clinical Nutritionist, Dr. Marlene uses her years of experience to affect positive changes and facilitate the healing process with her patients. Her commitment to professionalism and her compassion for others are the hallmarks of her practice.