The idea for TCMS started in mid 2000. It finally went online in mid-October that same year. As for me, my name is Steven Mavros and I started all this while in my second year at the New England School of Acupuncture. Not knowing how many hours I would eventually put into this site, I started with just a basic premise; I couldn't find anything out there to help me if I needed a reference or help. In addition, figuring out what programs were available in my area when I was graduating college was also not an easy task. Thus this site was born. Now I have over 75 pages of content, all sorts of references and two forums for help and questions.
This site has now become something more dynamic. In May 2005 I revamped this site so that it could act like an online journal and discussion forum for all those in the lifelong process of learning oriental medicine. The info on it is now a bit out of date and in bad need of updating. I try to continue the blogging and news stories but the other bits have fallen through the cracks. If you'd like to help me update don't hesitate to email me
As for myself, I have run a private practice in Philadelphia, PA since 2001. In 2006 I co-founded the Healing Arts Center of Philadelphia, a wellness center with practitioners ranging from Acupuncture to Chiropractic to Palliative Care to Pilates. I have been on the forefront in the Acupuncture for Fertility world and specializing has been both really fun and extremely fulfilling. Please visit my practice homepage:
I would like to say it has been a great learning experience to put all this together. I hope that I can fulfill all your needs as a student resource and adapt to the changing web enviornment to make this a great site you keep coming back to.