Xi Yongjiang (1925-)
Xi Yongjiang, a native of Chuansha County, Shanghai, was born in March, 1925 Working as a medical assistant, he studied medicine from his father since his boyhood, and afterwards he specialized in medicine in the Shanghai Chinese Medical College and graduated in 1943. Since then he has been engaged in clinical and educational work. In 1958, he was transferred to the Shanghai Research Institute of Acupuncture, Moxibustion and Meridians to be in charge of research. Also he taught acupuncture and moxibustion in the Shanghai College of Traditional Chinese Medicine and the International Acupuncture Training Centre. He has published more than ten academic theses of research work. And he has worked on the textbook Techniques of Needling and Moxibustion as a chief editor, and he has written the teaching materials about acupuncture and moxibustion for the students in the Shanghai College of Traditional Chinese Medicine. He also helped compile the Dictionary of Acupuncture and Moxi­bustion and in designing glass human models with 14-meridian acupoints. At present he is an associate professor of the Shanghai College of Traditional Chinese Medicine. (source : Essentials of Contemporary Chinese Acupuncturist Clinical Experience. Beijing : Foreign Languages.1989)