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Who We Are

Pacific Rim College is a government (PCTIA) accredited academic institution of complementary and integrative medicine located on Vancouver Island in beautiful Victoria, British Columbia. The college was founded to provide world-class education, modern research opportunities and premier clinical services in a variety of medical modalities including Acupuncture and Oriental Medicine, Western Herbal Medicine, Holistic Nutrition, Doula Training and Integrative Health.

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Ali Jopp

Ali Jopp, born and raised in Victoria, decided to pursue studies in Traditional Chinese Medicine after personally experiencing its potency. She is concurrently enrolled in the DTCM program and pursuing a B.A. in Pacific and Asian Studies with a focus on China. She regularly practices Yang style Tai Qi Chuan, Qi Gong and meditation.


Dan Hayes

Dan Hayes is the chef and owner of The London Chef, a dynamic and interactive cooking school, café, pantry and catering kitchen in Victoria, BC. Dan has been in the kitchen for over 15 years working with, and for, some of Europe’s most revered seafood chefs including Rick Stein, Mitch Tonks and Peter Rossiglioni. Dan’s …


Krista Poulton

Krista Poulton, BKin, Dip. Phyt. (RHT), graduated from Pacific Rim College in April of 2014 with the highest of honours and joined the Administration team at Pacific Rim College in the summer of 2014. Krista balances working with the Administrative team at Pacific Rim College with starting her Herbal Medicine clinic, operating in Fernwood Square …


The Practicing Herbalist

The 3rd edition of The Practicing Herbalist by PRC Visiting Professor Margi Flint is now available. This incredible textbook is a must have for any practicing herbalist. For over thirty years Margi has worked as a labour coach, polarity therapist, and herbalist.

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Online Practitioner Directory launched

PRC’s online Practitioner Directory is now open for practitioners in communities all across Canada to submit listing information. To submit your information or search for a practitioner near you, please visit http://www.pacificrimcollege.com/clinical-services/practitioner-directory/.


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Herbal Medicine and the Human Microbiome

Mar. 28-29

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Living Wild: Discovering Wild Medicines and more

May. 9-10

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Pediatrics and Gynecology in Classical Chinese Herbal Medicine

May. 9-10

Peg Schafer »

Domestic Production of Chinese Herbs

May. 23-24

Todd Howard and Company »

The Feeding Ground

May. 30

Dr. Debra Betts »

Acupuncture in Pregnancy, Labour and Postpartum

Jun. 6-7

Jordan Bower »

How to Build Your Practice Using the Internet

Jun. 13-14

Kathy Pedersen »

Qi beauty Intensive Practitioner Training

Sep. 12-13

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