Michigan Board of Acupuncture

The Michigan Board of Acupuncture was formed with the enactment of Public Act 30 of 2006. The Board works with the Michigan Department of Licensing and Regulatory Affairs to oversee the practice of approximately 89 acupuncturists.
 
The practice of acupuncture as defined in the Public Health Code means the insertion and manipulation of needles through the surface of the human body at specific locations on the human body for the prevention or correction of disease, injury, pain or other condition.
 
The Public Health Code mandates certain responsibilities and duties for a health professional licensing board. Underlying all duties is the responsibility of the board to promote and protect the public's health, safety, and welfare. This responsibility is implemented by the Board by ascertaining minimal entry level competency of acupuncturists. The Board also has the obligation to take disciplinary action against registrants who have adversely affected the public's health, safety, and welfare.
 
The Michigan Board of Acupuncture consists of 13 voting members: 7 acupuncturists, 3 physicians and 3 public members.
 

Statute

 
 
 
 

Contact Information

 
LARA - Bureau of Professional Licensing
Phone:  (517) 373-8068
FAX:  (517) 241-2389
Web:  www.michigan.gov/bpl
Email:  BPL-BoardSupport@michigan.gov
 

Members

 
John Sealey, Orchard Lake
Represents physicians licensed under part 170 or 175
Term expires 6/30/21
 
Jeffrey Rogers, Royal Oak
Represents acupuncturists
Term expires 6/30/22

Beth Converse, West Bloomfield
Represents acupuncturists
Term expires 6/30/22

Julie Silver, Royal Oak
Represents acupuncturists
Term expires 6/30/22

Jonathan Zaidan, Bloomfield Hills
Represents physician licensed under part 170 or 175
Term expires 6/30/22

Renee Hubbs, Lansing
Represents acupuncturists
Term expires 6/30/22

Liz Lukasik, East Lansing
Represents the general public
Term expires 6/30/22
 
Jonell Underwood, Dansville
Represents the general public
Term expires 6/30/22
 
Elizabeth Stewart, Adrian
Represents acupuncturists
Term expires 6/30/23
 
Caitlin Bonk, Royal Oak
Represents acupuncturists
Term expires 6/30/23
 
Kristen Hall, Rochester Hills
Represents the general public
Term expires 6/30/23
 
Carey Ryan, Ann Arbor
Represents acupuncturists
Term expires 6/30/24
 
Zhiling Trowbridge, Grand Rapids
Represents physicians licensed under part 170 or 175
Term expires 6/30/25