Shi Jimin (1888-1973)
Shi Jimin (1888-1973), also named Xiaoxian, was born in Liyang County, Jiangsu Province. He learned medicine handed down from the older generation, and took Dr. Zhang Zhongjing as his model, and followed over ten teachers. He started to practise medicine in 1937 in Shanghai and went to Chongqing in 1947. He took the combination of acupuncture and herbal medicine. Among his twelve books are On Febrile Disease, Acupuncture Clinical Case Examples, Treatments for the Dying and Essentials of Auscultation and Olfaction. (source : Essentials of Contemporary Chinese Acupuncturist Clinical Experience. Beijing : Foreign Languages.1989)