Steffi is licensed to practice acupuncture and Chinese Herbal Medicine in the states of MA and NH. She specializes in the treatment of migraine headaches and tension headaches. Furthermore, she is experienced in treating a wide variety of other conditions including recovery from trauma/ surgery, side effects of cancer treatment, any musculoskeletal problems (back pain, neck and shoulder pain, carpal tunnel syndrome etc), allergies, digestive disorders, sleep problems, gynecological issues, TMJ disorders and psycho-emotional concerns.
Steffi graduated as Master of Acupuncture and Oriental Medicine from the New England School of Acupuncture/ MCPHS. She also holds a doctorate (PhD) in organic chemistry and worked in the pharmaceutical research/ biotech industry for more than 15 years. Her latest positions were Lead Investigator, Medicinal Chemistry at Arqule, Inc. and subsequently Group Leader, Medicinal Chemistry at the Center of Drug Discovery at Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center (Instructor at Harvard Medical School). Steffi made contributions to progress in oncology, inflammation, autoimmune, diabetes and CNS research and is named co-inventor on multiple patents and co-authored several publications. Through a life changing personal experience Steffi became fascinated with Chinese Medicine to the point she had to study it in depth. She now left the field of biomedical research and exclusively is dedicated to her patients.