Rebecca Groebner's Resume


  • State of Oregon Medical Board, License of Acupuncture: AC156285, 2011
  • National Certification Commission for Acupuncture and Oriental Medicine, Diplomate of Acupuncture (Dipl. Ac. NCCAOM), 2011
  • Basic Life Support (BLS) for Healthcare Providers (CPR/AED), American Heart Association


  • National College of Natural Medicine (NCNM), Portland, Oregon: Masters of Acupuncture (MAc), 2011, Highest Honors
  • Portland State University, Portland, Oregon: Bachelor of Science in Physics, 2006


  • Owner and EAM Practitioner, The Local Healer, Portland, OR, 2011-present
  • Board of Directors at Oregon Association of Acupuncture and Oriental Medicine, 2016 - present
  • Independent Medical Examiner, Oregon Worker's Compensation Division, Portland, OR, 2016 to present
  • Acupuncturist, Center for Student Health and Counseling (SHAC) at Portland State University, Portland, OR, 2014-present
  • Health Care Provider, The Acupuncture Relief Project, Bhimphedi, Nepal, Jan 2015-Mar 2015
  • Volunteer HCP, State Emergency Registry of Volunteers in Oregon (SERV-OR), Portland, OR, 2011-present

Additional Training

  • Pediatric Acupuncture Basics, Center for Advanced Acupuncture Pediatrics (Robin Green) 2015
  • Third World Medicine Immersion Program: NepalAcupuncture Relief Project (Andrew Schlaback, L.Ac) 2015
  • Taijichuan and Jiben Gong training (PikShan Ko) 2010-present
  • Gynecology and Fertility, Kiiko Matsumoto Style Acupuncture (Monika Kobylecka, L.Ac), 2013
  • Introduction to Kiiko Matsumoto Style Acupuncture (Monika Kobylecka, L.Ac.), 2013
  • Basic Disaster Life Support (BDLS), National Disaster Life Support Foundation/International Center for PreHospital and Disaster Medicine, 2012
  • Chinese Dietetics (Benson Huang, L.Ac), 2010-2012  
  • Introduction to Cranial Fluid Dynamics and Myofascial Therapy (Michael McMahon, L.Ac, LMT) 2011
  • Classical Acupuncture Series, Scholar’s Retreat, International Society for the Study of Classical Acupuncture, 2011
  • Botanical Materia Medica (Glen Nagel, ND), 2010
  • Seaweeds as Medicines, Shaw Island Herbal Intensive (Glen Nagel, MD. Ryan Drum, PhD), 2010
  • Western Herbalism, Cascade Mountain Herbal Intensive (Glen Nagel, ND. Michael Pilarski), 2009
  • Contemporary Pulse Diagnosis (Brandt Stickley, L.Ac, MSOM), 2009
  • Canonical Chinese Medicine Training, Jingui Yaolue Sequence (Arnaud Versluys, PhD, MD (China,) L.Ac), 2009
  • Neijing Acupuncture Series (Dr. Edward Neal, MD, L.Ac), 2009
  • Psychic Kindergarten Training (Rev. Liliana Barzola) 2009
  • Yoga instruction with Denise Payne, 2006-2008
  • Classical Chinese Texts translation, National College of Natural Medicine, 2006-2011
  • Mandarin Chinese Language Classes, Portland State University (Jonathan Pease, PhD), 2001-2004
  • HIV/AIDS Prevention Education Instructor Certification, Red Cross, Kauai, HI, 1998
  • Culinary Training Internship, Kauai, HI and San Francisco, CA (Chef John Sikkhattana) 1998-2000
  • Traditional Mexican and Chinese dietetics training, Kauai, HI (Chef Veronica Macciess, L.Ac) 1997-1999