Bobbie Parke graduated with a Masters of Science degree in Acupuncture and Oriental Medicine from the Arizona School of Acupuncture and Oriental Medicine in Tucson, Arizona.
The graduate program includes the successful completion of a four year, 3146 hour program in Oriental Medicine and three years internship in Acupuncture, Chinese Herbal Medicine and Asian Body Therapies.
She also holds certificates from Southwest School of Botanical Medicine, Fairhaven School of Massage Therapy, Auricular Medicine International Research and Training Center, and EEG Institute. She is licensed in the state of Arizona and nationally board certified in acupuncture by the National Certification Commission for Acupuncture and Oriental Medicine, (NCCAOM).
Twenty-nine years of clinical experience has been achieved working as a Massage Therapist, Clinical Herbalist and Acupuncturist. Bobbie specializes in pain management, women's health, diet and nutrition. She prefers to work closely with medical doctors who specialize in bio-identical hormone replacement therapy and functional medicine.
Bobbie was the first acupuncturist in the United States to have a clinic in a rural community health center at Desert Senita Community Health Center in Ajo Arizona. In 2004 she was invited to represent the Acupuncture profession at the Maui conference for the Association of Rural Community Health Centers. In 2005 she was granted temporary hospital privileges to assist in a child birth in Lander, Wyoming, and again in 2013 she participated in the care of a patient at Northwest Hospital in Tucson, Arizona. She has worked at Arizona School of Acupuncture and Oriental Medicine as Academic Dean, Clinic Dean, preceptor and teacher of clinic skills.
Bobbie's home and practice are in Young, Arizona, with an office at 116 E. Elk Ridge Road in Young, Arizona. Her passions include time with family and friends, going on safari looking for herbs and wild edibles, making herbal medicines, Qi Gong, and learning new things.