Robert has completed four years of graduate training and is nationally
board certified in acupuncture and Chinese herbal medicine. He
stays up-to-date through continuing education courses, active
professional memberships, and original research. For expert care,
choose an acupuncture specialist.
Board Certified: Acupuncture and Chinese
Herbology Licensed Acupuncturist: State of Vermont MS: Acupuncture and Oriental Medicine, Southwest Acupuncture
College, Santa Fe, NM Academic Achievements: Thaddeus Bukowski Memorial Scholarship
in recognition for showing promise as an outstanding practitioner Certification: National Clean Needle Technique Hospital Privileges: Fletcher Allen Health Care
CLINICAL AND PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE
Excellent training builds a solid foundation; however, there's
no substitute for clinical experience when seeking the best results.
With over 25,000 treatments delivered, Robert offers experience
you can trust. He is also an active leader in his profession.
Past President: Vermont Association of Acupuncture &
Oriental Medicine (2001-2006) Board of Directors: Society of Acupuncture Research Member: American Association of Acupuncture and
The best research ideas often germinate in the clinic and the
best clinical practices often derive from rigorous research. Robert's
patients benefit from the lively interaction between his dual
role as clinician and researcher.
TRANSLATING BASIC RESEARCH INTO CLINICAL TOOLS AND SOLUTIONS
In addition to his clinical practice, Robert is co-founder and
CEO of Stromatec, Inc., a medical device company that develops
tools to help clinicians understand connective tissue problems,
including chronic pain, impaired mobility, and scarring. For more
information, visit http://www.stromatec.com
Robert has received over $3M in federal funding for this work
as Principle Investigator on 6 National Institutes of Health SBIR
PEER REVIEWED PUBLICATIONS AND PRESENTATIONS Davis, R.T., Churchill, D.L., Badger, G.J., Dunn, J., Langevin,
H.M., A new method for quantifying the needling component of acupuncture
treatments. Acupunct Med doi:10.1136/acupmed-2011-010111
Park, J., Akazawa, M., Ahn, J., Beckman-Harned, Lin, FC, Lee,
K., Fine, J., Davis, R.T., Langevin, H.M. Acupuncture sensation
during ultrasound guided acupuncture needling. Acupunct Med (2011),
Davis, R.T. Acupuncture Needling Techniques: Neglected
or Unimportant? (Workshop) American Association of Acupuncture
and Oriental Medicine "Whole Medicine" Conference 2011,
Davis, R.T., Langevin, H.M., Churchill, D.L., Stevens,
D. Left/Right Differences in Connective Tissue of the Legs as
Measured by Needle Torque. (abstract and presentation) Massage
Therapy in CIM Research Conference 2010, Seattle.
Langevin H.M., Badger, G.J., Povolny B.K., Davis R.T., Johnston
A.C., Sherman K.J., Kahn J.R., Kaptchuk, T.J. Yin scores and Yang
scores: A new method for quantifying diagnostic patterns in traditional
Chinese medicine. J Alt Compl Med 10(2) 389-395, 2004.