Jan Valentini MD, is a specialist in general practice (GP) and postgraduate in traditional Chinese medicine (University of Porto) with additional qualifications in acupuncture. He has conducted several study and research visits to China: Beijing (China Academy of Chinese Medical Sciences), Harbin (Heilongjiang University of Chinese Medicine), Mount Wudang (Five Immortals Temple).
Dr. Valentini is Head of Research, Complementary and Integrative Medicine, at the Institute of General Practice and Interprofessional Care, The University Hospital of Tübingen (UKT), Germany, where he is also active in medical education. He is the senior physician for the Acupuncture and Chinese Medicine Outpatient Clinic, UKT, which he co-founded in 2019.
His work focuses on the integration of evidence-based complementary medicine into primary care and integrative oncology treatment. He is a panel member for the Complementary Medicine Working Group of the German Society of General Practice (DEGAM) and a member of the FORUM (University Working Group for Naturopathy and Complementary Medicine in German-Speaking Countries) steering group.