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Fred Blair, MS, L. Ac., is a graduate of Columbia College. He holds a MS in Acupuncture from TSCA, one of the oldest acupuncture schools in the United States, where he also studied Chinese herbology

Fred Blair, MS, L.Ac.

A long-time alternative medicine activist, he is on the Scientific Advisory Board of FIAR (Foundation for Integrative AIDS Research).  He is also a recipient of a capacity development grant from NCCAM, the National Center for Complementary and Alternative Medicine (a division of the National Institutes of Health) awarded to develop the ability of clinicians in a non-pharmaceutical medical system to research their methods of treating disease.

Fred’s post-graduate study includes classical acupuncture in the style of Jeffrey Yuen, advanced pulse diagnosis (Leon Hammer School and Martha Lucas), scalp acupuncture, and Japanese Meridian acupuncture.

He specializes in chronic and difficult-to-treat diseases, the interface between Chinese and Western Medicine, and the integration of the two systems to achieve optimal results. Fred is co-founder of 1Tribe Herbs, which focuses on chronic disease and diseases which are inadequately addressed by Western Medicine.