Liu Guanjun (1929-)
Liu Guanjun, a native of Huinan, Jilin Province, was born in 1929. He first followed his uncle, Dr. Tian Runzhou in the early years, and later on learned from Dr. Hong Zheming, an expert in febrile diseases caused by cold, for six years. In 1956, he was invited to give lectures in Changchun on Golden Chamber, Diagnosis, Febrile Diseases, Doctrines of Various Historical Schools, Prescription, and Acupuncture. He advocates combining the advantages of both herbal medicine and acupuncture, absorb­ing good points of various schools, and following the creative style of one’s own. His works include Pulse Diagnose, Simplified Version of Ziwuliuzhu, Selections of Medical Cases in Modern ACupuncture, The Understanding of Acupuncture, Collection of Nee­dling Techniques in TCM, Explanation to Nomenclature of Acupoints, Pricking Thera­py. With the help of Dr. Jin Boshu, he made a model of meridians and collaterals, which was sent to Japan to be shown on the International Scientific Exhibition. He is now a council member of the All-China Society of Traditional Chinese Medicine and the China Society of Acupuncture and Moxibustion, deputy council director of the Jilin Society of Traditional Chinese Medicine, director member of the Jilin Society of Acupuncture and Moxibustion, professor of the Changchun College of Traditional Chinese Medicine, and president of its affiliated hospital. (source : Essentials of Contemporary Chinese Acupuncturist Clinical Experience. Beijing : Foreign Languages.1989)