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Jerry Rankin, LAc, PhD

Jerry Rankin is licensed to practice acupuncture in Tennessee. He is nationally accredited by the NCCAOM accreditation body for acupuncture, and has the title of Diplomat of Acupuncture.

He is certified in injection therapy. Dr. Rankin graduated Summa Cum Laude and with Honors from Purdue University with a bachelor’s degree in Psychology. He graduated Summa Cum Laude with a bachelor’s degree in Health Sciences and Summa Cum Laude with a Master’s degree in Oriental Medicine. Dr. Rankin also holds a Master’s degree in Metaphysics and has a PhD in comparative religion. His professional titles in Florida are Doctor of Oriental Medicine and Acupuncture Physician. His Tennessee and Indiana title is Licensed Acupuncturist. Dr. Rankin has been practicing for over 20 years.

Dr. Rankin received Purdue’s first undergraduate research grant. The research project entitled “Canonical Perspectives of Unknown Objects” investigated how the brain makes assumptions about what it sees and ignores the actual details it sees. He was also nominated for a Rhodes Scholarship by the Honors department at Purdue University.

Dr. Rankin has written over 30 articles on health related topics and is the author of the alternative medicine patient’s guide, East Meets West: A Collision of Medicines. He has also authored several ebooks on various health related topics.

Dr. Rankin has done research on the health benefits of colloidal silver, and has published a booklet on its use.

He also holds formulas on various formulations utilizing colloidal silver and essential oils. Dr. Rankin is currently researching the viability of combining energy medicine and oriental medicine in treating serious illness.

He has worked in pain management for the past ten years combining modalities from Eastern and Western perspectives. His non-drug non-surgery approach appeals to a broad cross section of Americans looking for a natural approach to managing chronic pain.

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