Rachel Pagones, DAOM, LAc

Rachel Pagones DAOM, MSTOM, LAc

Rachel Pagones is an acupuncturist, educator and author. She has always been drawn to working with older adults and people affected by cancer and is currently acupuncturist at the Cambridge Cancer Help Centre in Cambridge, UK. She is also a research project manager and research skills lecturer at Northern College of Acupuncture in York, UK. Rachel is also especially interested in how acupuncture is used to reach underserved people in non-traditional settings, and is the author of Acupuncture as Revolution: Suffering, Liberation, and Love (Brevis Press, 2021).

Rachel Pagones is a teacher in TCM Academy’s Oncology Acupuncture Program   

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Rachel Pagones CV

Rachel Pagones earned her doctorate in Acupuncture and Oriental Medicine (specializing in healthy aging and geriatric medicine) from Yo San University of Traditional Chinese Medicine, after completing her master’s degree at Pacific College of Oriental Medicine. 


Her research has been published in the Journal of Alternative and Complementary Medicine, and her current research and clinical interests include access to acupuncture for underserved communities and older populations. 


She has maintained a private practice, specializing in older adults and cancer patients, in Solana Beach, California. 

Formerly a journalist, editor, and author, she continues to write and edit, and is a referee for two peer-reviewed journals. 

Dr. Pagones is chair of the transitional doctorate department at PCOM.

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