Hinds - Acupuncturist - Chesterfield, MO, USA

Merita Hinds

Chesterfield, MO, USA




My name is Dr. Merita Jackson Hinds, OMD.

I am licensed and certified as a Doctor of Traditional Asian Medicine, clinical psychologist, and a medical macrobiotic chef.
I have been in practice since 1987 in Hawaii, California and Maryland in the United States.

My emphasis has been for the over twenty years in the treatment of auto immune conditions and reinforcing treatments both Eastern and Western with the nutritional support found in the application of medical macrobiotics.

My research on squamous cell carcinoma has been documented at the National Institute of Health in Bethesda, Maryland as well as my findings on Thalassemia Minor at the Mayo Clinic in Phoenix, Arizona, and Prostate Cancer at Cedar Sinai, Beverly Hills, California.

I am an accomplished lecturer speaking on the topics of prevention and treatment modalities ranging from substance abuse ( Hawaii ,Oleo Public TV), to auto immune challenges as expressed in physical abnormalities of arthritis, muscular sclerosis, Parkinson’s disease, scleroderma, paralysis, cancer and others.

I am very interested in sharing my years of experience.

Work History

OMD Doctor of Traditional Medicine

self employed

Turn Around Clinic,
199 South San Pedro
Los Angeles, California.

California’s initial substance abuse program administering auricular acupuncture for substance abuse sponsored through the Los Angeles Police Department.

Queens Hospital
Honolulu, Hawaii, 96855

I delivered the first legal natural childbirth utilizing Acupuncture with Traditional Hawaiian Medicine. This encouraged policy change allowing for “preferred choice’ in the State of Hawaii and allowed for the administration of traditional medicines within all of Hawaii's hospitals.

Plantation Spa Resort
Hwy 1, Kaawaa, Hawaii.

On site Primary Health Care Provider as well as Doctor of Traditional Medicine and Macrobiotic counselor for this private health resort giving individual treatments, designing programs,
training staff and personnel.


Kapiolani Homeless Shelter, Owner
P.O. 240965
Honolulu, Hawaii 96824
Provided free health care, acupuncture, counseling, medical intervention and avocation for the homeless


Private practice specializing in the treatment of auto immune patients in
Hawaii, Maryland and California combining traditional Asian/Pacific
Island Medicine with Macrobiotics counseling.


Senior medical acupuncturist for Steiner’s on Board Spa, Miami, on call


Hawaii's drug problems

Problems of drugs with in the state and how it affects our island. Done through Oleo public TV

Qualifications & Certifications


Dong Ruc

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