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Claudia Citkovitz, PhD, MS, L.Ac.

Adjunct Faculty

Department: New England School of Acupuncture



New England School of Acupuncture


Acupuncture (MAC)
Acupuncture (MAOM)


2015 | PhD, University of Westminster, London, UK
2002 | MS, Tri-State College of Acupuncture and Oriental Medicine
1990 | BA, University of Chicago

Affiliated Appointments

Research Assistant Professor, Department of Rehabilitation, NYU Medical School
Director of Acupuncture Services, NYU Langone Hospital – Brooklyn

Research Interests

Acupuncture for inpatient care
Perinatal care
Stroke sequelae

Peer-Reviewed Articles & Book Chapters

Citkovitz C, Klimenko E, Bolyai M, Applewhite L, Julliard K, Weiner Z. Effects of acupuncture during labor and delivery in a U.S. hospital setting: a case-control pilot study. The Journal of Alternative and Complementary Medicine, 15(5) (2009): 501-505

Julliard KN, Citkovitz C, McDaniel D. Towards a Model for Planning Clinical Research in Oriental Medicine. Explore: The Journal of Science and Healing, 23(2) (2007): 118-128


“Outstanding Junior Researcher”, Symposium of the Society for Acupuncture Research, Boston, Massachusetts, 2015
“Caring for Health” Research Award, Project of Distinction. NYU Lutheran, Brooklyn, New York, 2015
“Caring for Health” Research Award, First Place. Lutheran Medical Center, Brooklyn, New York, 2006
Katherine Helm Scholarship. Pacific College of Oriental Medicine, New York, 1998

Current Professional Memberships, Service & Leadership

Society for Acupuncture Research (SAR)
American Association of Acupuncture and Oriental Medicine (AAAOM)
Acupuncture Society of New York (ASNY)
Shen Nong Society (SNS)
Academic Collaborative for Integrative Health (ACIH) (Member, Research Working Group)
Accreditation Commission for Acupuncture and Oriental Medicine (Commissioner)