Ashley Davis, LAc, DACM, DiplOM, is a doctor of acupuncture and a nationally board-certified herbalist located in Lincolnshire, Illinois. With a background in both biomedical science and East Asian medicine, she has the experience and knowledge needed to effectively treat patients from an integrative perspective. Ashley has experience in treating a broad range of health problems including pain, sleep, fertility, autoimmune conditions, neurological conditions, anxiety, depression, and others. Using acupuncture and herbal medicine, she is able to relieve her patients’ symptoms without the side effects of typical pharmaceutical treatments.
Ashley graduated magna cum laude with high distinction from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign with a bachelor’s degree in neuroscience. After graduation, Ashley studied biomedical neuroscience at the University of Miami’s Miller School of Medicine, where she received the University of Miami Graduate Fellowship. Ashley researched neurodegenerative disease at the University of Miami’s Bascom Palmer Institute, which is rated #1 in the country for ophthalmology. After completing two years of the doctorate program, Ashley decided to leave her career in research in order to pursue her current career in medicine.
During her time as a scientist, she co-authored four published research journal articles on subjects including the molecular and cellular mechanisms of learning and memory and the protective effects of nutritional supplementation against neurodegenerative disease. She presented her research at international conferences including the Annual Meeting of the Society of Neuroscience and the Annual Meeting of the Association for Research in Vision and Ophthalmology.
To pursue her current career in acupuncture and herbal medicine, Ashley studied at a graduate level for four years at the Pacific College of Oriental Medicine in Chicago, IL. While attending Pacific College, she had the opportunity to learn invaluable knowledge from her brilliant teachers, supervisors, and mentors. With the knowledge and experience that she gained from this graduate program, which includes a total of 3,308 hours with 900 clinical hours, she is able to effectively treat patients using an integrative approach.