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SACRAMENTO – Governor Edmund G. Brown Jr. today announced the following appointments:

  • Hyun “Francisco” Kim, 53, of Fremont, has been appointed to the California Acupuncture Board. Kim has been clinic director and an acupuncturist at the Healtones Medical Clinic and an adjunct clinical instructor at the Touro University College of Osteopathic Medicine since 2014. He was a partner at the Eastridge Medical Group from 2012 to 2013 and owner of the St. Francis Clinic from 2004 to 2012. Kim is vice president of the Association of Korean Asian Medicine and Acupuncture and a member of the California Acupuncture and Traditional Medicine Association. He earned a Master of Science degree in oriental medicine and acupuncture from South Baylo University. This position requires Senate confirmation and the compensation is $100 per diem. Kim is registered without party preference.
  • Bradley Cimino, 38, of Sacramento, has been appointed to the California Acupuncture Board. Cimino has been owner of the ProActive Acupuncture Center for Asian Healing Arts since 2006. He was a professor at the University of East-West Medicine from 2010 to 2012. Cimino is a student of grandmaster Ye Young and Mrs. Ye Young at the California Literati Society. He earned a Master of Arts degree in traditional Chinese medicine from Five Branches University, Santa Cruz. This position requires Senate confirmation and the compensation is $100 per diem. Cimino is registered without party preference.