Friday, March 1, 2013

Staff Members


Ahmed Edwards L.Ac.,M.Sc.                            614-849-2099
Acupuncture Director

Medical Doctor

M. Farid Edwards MD                                       614-507-3228
Medical Director

Office Manager

Susan Mamone                                                    614-440-1972

Resume for Ahmed Edwards L.Ac.

Educational Experience

University of Colorado, Boulder, CO, BA- Molecular Biology and Religious Studies (Double Degree), 1993

International Institute of Chinese Medicine, Santa Fe, NM, M.Sc.- Acupuncture and Oriental Medicine, 1995

Academy of Advanced Integrative Medicine, Albuquerque, NM, (64 Hours)- Injection Therapy Techniques and Protocols for Expanded Prescriptive Authority, Albuquerque/Santa Fe, NM, 2002

Employment Experience

Mid-Ohio Anesthesiology Consultants LLC, Gahanna, OH: 01/2013-Present
Positions: In-Office Pharmacy Director and Vice President
·         Accurately verifies and produces transdermal cream prescriptions for In-Office Pharmacy Lab  
·         Upkeeps all Regulatory and Billing paperwork related to In-Office Compounding Pharmacy

Columbus Acupuncture LLC, Edwards Acupuncture, and Physicians Acupuncture Centers Inc., Columbus, OH: 10/2000-Present
Positions: Owner/Acupuncturist and Clinical Director
·         Specializing in Auto Accident Therapy and Fertility Enhancement through Oriental Medicine
·         Taught acupuncture seminars at OSU College of Medicine (2000/2001/2002/2004/2008/2009/2010)

American Institute of Alternative Medicine (AIAM), Columbus, OH: 12/2010-12/2012
Positions: Professor and Clinical Supervisor
·         Taught Micro-Biology, Dosage Calculation, and Medical Terminology to both nursing and acupuncture students and supervised the Student Acupuncture Clinic
·         Assisted and served on the AIAM Federal Accreditation Curriculum Board helping to establish the first Federally Accredited acupuncture program in Ohio

Southwest Fertility Lab Services, Albuquerque, NM: 05/1997-06/2001
Positions:  Chief Clinical Embryologist/Acupuncturist (01/00-06/01)
               Clinical Embryologist Trainee (05/97-12/99)
·         Reported IVF/ICSI data in compliance with Society of Assisted Reproductive Technology (SART) and Centers for Disease Control (CDC) for 1998-2001
·         Achieved increased pregnancy rate for IVF cycles year over year (clinical embryology national average at 28% / Lab at 28% when I took over/ During my tenure rate was 34%)
·         Coordinated acupuncture services for fertility patients at Southwest Fertility where I was one of the early adopters (1998) using acupuncture to increase fertility
·         Performed In-Vitro Fertilization/ Intra-cytoplasmic Sperm Injection (ICSI)/ Embryo Freezing

Navajo Division of Health, AIDS Office, Window Rock, AZ- 11/1997-04/1999
Position: Clinical Specialist/Grant Coordinator
·         Implemented and researched an integrated service delivery system for HIV-positive Navajos ($1.5 Million 5-year HRSA-SPNS Grant)
·         Saved $170,000 for the Arizona Coconino County Health Department by identifying service overlaps in a $500,000/year budget for HIV/AIDS Services
·         Facilitator and Organizer of a Multi-Disciplinary Team (University of New Mexico-Masters of Public Health Program, Navajo Area Indian Health Service, Navajo people living with AIDS, and Navajo community members)
·         Achieved 80% (4 of 5) success rate for grant funding/100% success for grant renewals.
·         Co-authored paper and supervised all aspects of Navajo Division of Health clinical HIV/AIDS treatment and research project investigating health services

Buck Rhodes, Inc., Albuquerque, NM: 08/1997-11/1997
Position: Research Technologist
·         Assisted in development and analysis of experiments to determine in-vitro levels of radio-isotope excess in white blood cell imaging system
·         Submitted Phase III experimental results to the FDA for approval of clinical trials involving infection imaging system

University of New Mexico, Anatomy, Albuquerque, NM: 09/93-06/94
Position: Research Technologist II
·         Developed and monitored experiments researching Urokinase production in various stages of quail embryo development (focused on heart and vertebrae/somite tissues)
·         Specialized in micro-injection, cell culture, and immunological experiments involving quail embryos
·         Performed highly sensitive RNA extractions, Polymerase Chain Reaction (PCR) gene sequencing and RNA analysis

Midwest Fertility Laboratory, Columbus, OH: 05/88-08/88, 05/89-08/89 & 05/90-06/90
Position: Laboratory Technologist Trainee
·         Performed sperm analysis and Intra-Uterine Insemination (IUI) sperm sample preparation
·         Tested blood samples for Hepatitis A/B using radio-immuno assay tests
·         Performed Hamster Egg Testing protocols for sperm viability