After graduating from Hubei University of Nationalities School of Medicine, Enshi, China, Dr. Zhu taught Anatomy and Neuroscience in the medical school and worked as a medical doctor in neurology at the teaching hospital. He also studied TCM courses in the medical school and apprenticed with his grandfather, Zhu Qingyu who was a classical Chinese Medicine physician. Dr. Heming Zhu performed integrative medicine specializing in various neurological disorders, pain, chronic illnesses, health rehabilitation and preservation.


Dr. Zhu received his PhD of Anatomy and Neuroscience from Tongji Medical University, Wuhan, China. Dr. Zhu performed valuable research in the mechanisms of neurological diseases such as epilepsy, Parkinson’s and Alzheimer’s disease. His researches contributed mainly to an understanding of the role of the neuro-immuno-endocrine network in the development of neurological disorders. As a scientist he studied neuroscience and epigenetics at the Laboratory of Cancer Prevention, National Cancer Institute-Frederick/NIH. He received the Award for Research Excellence from NIH.


Dr. Zhu was awarded the international certificate of Chinese Medicine Doctor (CMD) by the World Federation of Chinese Medicine Societies (WFCMS). He received his Master of Acupuncture from Tai Sophia Institute, Laurel, Maryland.


Dr. Zhu has published more than 20 peer reviewed journal articles and is the author of the book Surface Anatomy of Acupuncture, published in 2009. He has been teaching since January 2009 at Maryland University of Integrative Health, Laurel, Maryland, where he is currently Professor of Integrative Health Sciences and Division Chair of Biosciences,  Acupuncture and Oriental Medicine Program. He teaches Surface Anatomy of Acupuncture, Integrative Science of Acupuncture, Physical Assessment and History Taking, and Biomedical Integration with TCM. He maintains his private practice in Columbia, Maryland.



Mingying Zeng, M.D.(China), M.S.(OB/GYN), M.S.(IT)


Co-founder, Associate Director and Office Manager,

Harmony Acupuncture & Chinese Medicine Center


A graduate of Hubei University of Nationalities School

of Medicine, Enshi, China, Mingying received her MS in

OB/GYN from Tongji Medical University, Wuhan, China

and worked as a medical doctor of Obstetrics and

Gynecology (OB/GYN) in the Department of OB/GYN,

Tongji Medical University Hospital, Wuhan, and Tiantan

Hospital, Beijing, China, for 15 years.



Mingying also apprenticed with Zhu Qingyu who is a classical Chinese medicine physician, adding to her treatments. During her work in China, she specialized in the treatment of women’s issues including irregular menstruation, painful periods, menopause, infertility, and tumors of female reproductive organs. She used Chinese herbs and acupuncture when Western medicine did not successfully treat the problems.


Mingying received her Master Degree of Computer Information System from Southern University, New Orleans, Louisiana. She then worked as a Clinical Trial Specialist and Database Manager with Pulmonary Oncology, Johns Hopkins University Hospital, Baltimore, Maryland for 10 years.


Mingying is the photographic editor in Dr. Heming Zhu’s book, Surface Anatomy of Acupuncture published in 2009. She also published more than 10 peer-reviewed articles.


*She is not a licensed medical doctor in the U. S.



Heming Zhu, Ph.D., C.M.D., M.Ac., L. Ac.


Professor of Integrative Health Sciences

Division Chair of Bioscience, AOM Program

Maryland University of Integrative Health (MUIH)


Founder and Director, Harmony ACM Center


Dr. Zhu is an acupuncturist, teacher and scientist. He has practiced, taught and researched the modern conventional medicine and the traditional Chinese medicine (TCM) for three decades.

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