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Appointment made to Board of Acupuncture

Monday, September 24, 2012

LANSING, Mich. - Gov. Rick Snyder has appointed Rosanne Emanuele, of Ann Arbor, to the Michigan Board of Acupuncture.

Housed within the Michigan Department of Licensing and Regulatory Affairs, the 13-member board oversees the licensure and practice of acupuncture.


"Rosanne brings extensive skills and an impressive background to this board, and I am thankful for her willingness to serve," said Snyder.  


Emanuele is owner of Emanuele Acupuncture in Ann Arbor. She brings years of experience to the board, having practiced and studied acupuncture and other healing disciplines in Boston, San Diego, China and Brazil. Emanuele received certifications from the Japanese American Acupuncture Foundation and the National Certification Commission for Acupuncture and Oriental Medicine. She is a member of the American Association of Acupuncture and Oriental Medicine and the Michigan Association of Acupuncture and Oriental Medicine. Emanuele holds a bachelor's degree in Spanish literature, culture and language from the University of Wisconsin. She will represent acupuncturists and replaces Rhonda Sousley.


Emanuele will serve a four-year term that expires June 30, 2016, and her appointment is subject to the advice and consent of the Senate.