Sara discovered acupuncture by way of journalism. For 10 years she worked as a healthcare business journalist, covering the pharmaceutical and medical-device industries. The experience provided an up-close look at modern medicine’s shortcomings and inspired her to explore other perspectives on health.
Upon graduating from Tri-State College of Acupuncture in New York City and becoming a licensed acupuncturist, Sara practiced privately and in community clinics throughout New York and Oregon. In addition to her private practice, she founded a low-cost acupuncture clinic in Brooklyn, was on staff at Manhattan’s busiest community clinic, and provided auricular acupuncture in an addiction-recovery center in Eugene, Oregon.
Through these experiences, Sara identified a need for resources that discussed acupuncture in an accessible way. She combined her journalism background and immersion in acupuncture to create AcuTake, the first consumer acupuncture publication.
In addition to her work on AcuTake, Sara has written about acupuncture for The Huffington Post, Acupuncture Today, GreenMedInfo, and others. The author of Acupuncture Matters, Sara has appeared in acupuncture stories by several publications, including NPR. Her latest book is Heal Your Kids With Acupressure, and she is the creator and host of Press This Point, a podcast about acupressure.