Mel Hopper Koppelman, MSc

Executive Vice President

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Mel is an acupuncturist and Functional Medicine practitioner based in Leicester, UK. She received her BSc from NYU in 2005 and her MSc from the Northern College of Acupuncture, York in 2012. She is currently undertaking a second masters in Nutrition and Functional Medicine at the University of Western States. Her first piece of original research, a systematic review on the effects of acupuncture on cortisol levels, currently awaits publication from the International Journal of Integrated Medicine.

In her free time, she enjoys reading about the biochemical correlates of TCM principles, cooking, talking to her cat, and exploring the world with her other half. In the future, she may consider having therapy for items 1 and 3. Mel is passionate about raising the profile of acupuncture through research and writing. She can be contacted at mel(@)

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