Julie Lee, LAc
Julie Lee is a licensed acupuncturist and board-certified herbalist in the state of Oregon. She is also nationally certified by the NCCAOM. Julie strives to achieve balance between the body, mind and spirt, leading to complete harmony within each person. Her specialties include but are not limited to, women's health, menstrual irregularities and PMS, menopausal symptoms support, digestive diseases and complaints, anxiety and other mood disturbances and sleep disorders.
Julie was born and raised in Seoul, South Korea and speaks fluent Korean. She comes from a family with a long history in Oriental Medicine. Her father is a notable MD, PhD, and professor of Oriental Medicine at Kyung Hee University of Oriental Medicine in South Korea. Since childhood, Julie has learned much from her family, especially her father, and is thankful for the knowledge that has been instilled in her.
As a young woman, Julie spent ten years as a figure skater in Seoul. During her training, she worked with an acupuncturist, and a massage therapist. Through the use of these modalities, she was able to improve within the sport and maintain a healthy body and weight composition. When becoming a figure skater instructor, she continued the use of these modalities, especially acupuncture, with her students, observing positive changes within their athletic abilities.
In 2001, Julie graduated from the University of Seoul Women with a bachelor degree in Natural Science, specializing in Human Movement. In 2003, Julie met, fell in love, married her husband, and moved to Portland shortly after. In 2009, Julie graduated from the masters program at the Oregon College of Oriental Medicine (OCOM). Post graduation, Julie continued her education through completing numerous internships. In Korea, she studied at Kang Nam Kyung Hee Oriental Medicine Clinic. In Seoul, South Korea, she had the opportunity to observe, work and futher her education at the University of Kyung Hee hospital, completing additional experience and training in weight loss, and gynecology.
In Julie’s free time, she enjoys traveling, internationally and nationally, cooking Korean food, golfing, reading and spending time with her family.