Dr. Kris Tohtz graduated magna cum laude from the National University of Health Sciences in April 2001. While attending chiropractic school, she also began working toward a Diplomate in Acupuncture and in August 2009 received her Diplomate in Acupuncture from the American Chiropractic Association’s. After attending two supervised medical internships in Beijing and Hangzhou, China, she found advanced studies to be warranted and obtained her Master of Science in Acupuncture (MsAc) through the National University of Health Sciences graduating summa cum laude in August 2014. She has completed an advanced certification in Pregnancy and Pediatric care through the International Chiropractic Pediatric and is a trained post-partum doula. She also successfully completed training to become a practitioner in the McKenzie Method of Mechanical Diagnosis and Therapy. She teaches continuing education to healthcare practitioners of all types on the topics of acupuncture, dry needling, pregnancy, nutrition, and pediatric care. She has also earned a certification through the prestigious Institute for Functional Medicine (IFM). She has served the ACA Acupuncture Council in all positions for over 10 years and is presently helping the ACA Pediatric Council coordinate the educational components of their Diplomate program.
Dr. Tohtz has been a clinician for over 20 years and is the owner and lead clinician at Serenity Family Wellness, a managing partner at Fusion Care, LLC, the Educational Co-Coordinator for the ACA Pediatric Council’s Diplomate Program and is the Acupuncture Clinician though the Veteran Administration at Post St. Lucie, Florida. In her free time, she loves hiking, gardening, cooking and spending time with her husband and dog.