XIII World Congress 2003
Education for Peace:
The Best Investment for Future Generations


Janet Wu - USA








Dr. Janet Wu was born in a Taoist family. She studied the Chinese healing art and Qigong with her philanthropic grandfather while in China and traveled with him to take care of suffering poor people since the age of 15.

She was taught that the best way to help people is to "teach them the way of how to fish instead of giving them the fish". Because of this meaningful philosophy, she developed a unique holistic health care program called "Do It Yourself and Selfcare Healing Art".

In the United States, she was baptized into Christianity. She studied psychology in relation to the diseases, and received her Ph.D. in Psychology from Stanford University and from Open International University. She studied Western natural healing art at Clayton College of Natural Health and received her doctorate degree in Naturopathy. She further studied nutrition at the American Holistic College of Nutrition and received her Ph.D. in Nutrition.

She is a board certified Naturopathic Physician and a member of American Naturopathic Medical Association. She is also a medical doctor in Alternative Medicine, Natural Medicine and a Federal Registered Naturopath and practices in San Carlos, California.

Dr. Janet Wu is an international speaker and educator on natural health. She travels extensively to different countries to share her technique of "Do It Yourself and Selfcare Healing Art" with all walks of people, from laymen to professionals, especially with seniors and the poor. Her philosophy is that the foundation of good health should be filling with love, care, joy and peace in the mind, and not to get upset with others, to be able to forgive and forget are the best medicine as Proverbs says in 17:22 "A cheerful heart does good like medicine, but a broken spirit dries up the bones".

She is one of the founders of CBN Flying Hospital. She is visiting professor for the Open International University in Colombo, Sri Lanka, De La Salle University of Medicine at La Cavite, Philippines and Hei Long Jiang Traditional Chinese Medicine University in Shen Yang, China, etc...

She is appointed by the government-sponsored organizations to train most health and senior centers to teach them how to maintain better health. She is commissioned to organize annually a team to include only selected doctors in alternative medicine, psychologists, chiropractors, acupuncturists, researchers and holistic healers to China to learn Wai Tan Kung which is sponsored by Chinese government to culturally exchange the scientific proved natural healing art which can improve health through stimulating the cellular microenvironment to increase the immune systems function.


She has held and holds the following positions:

  • Chairperson of the Wellness, Selfcare Center, San Carlos, U.S.A.

  • Chairperson of the Selfcare Research Center, San Francisco, U.S.A.

  • Chairperson of the Chinese Wai Tan Kung Nei Tan Kung Association, U.S.A.

  • Advisor of the World Chinese Medico-Pharmacology Association (China)

  • Advisor of the American Chinese Qigong Association, U.S.A.

  • Medical commission member of American Chinese Women's Association, U.S.A.

  • Delegation for White House Small Business Conference (Medical), U.S.A.

  • Advisor to the Chinese Acupuncture Association (China)

  • Visiting Professor for the Open International University Sri Lanka

  • Visiting Professor for De La Salle University of Medicine, Philippines

  • Visiting Professor for Indian Academy of Acupuncture Science

  • Visiting Professor for Konkorda University in Beijing

  • Member of St. Mary's Hospital Foundation Medical Center, U.S.A.

  • Member of National Nutrition and Food Association, U.S.A.

  • Member of National Health Federation, U.S.A.

  • Member of American Naturopathic Medical Association, U.S.A.

  • Member of Citizens for Health Inc, U.S.A.

  • Member of American Cancer Society, U.S.A.

  • Member of International Cancer Alliance, U.S.A.

  • Silver Leader of Disabled American Veterans Commander Club

  • Honored Advisor of Children's Relief Village's, U.S.A.

  • Honorary Shumin Member of American Indian College, U.S.A.

  • Member of National Glaucoma Research, U.S.A.

  • Member of Arthritis Foundation, U.S.A.

  • Partners of Life Outreach International, U.S.A.

  • Partners of Life in the World

  • Partners of World Emergency Relief, U.S.A.

  • Partners of St. Jude Children's Research Hospital

  • Partners of The Hope School

  • One of the founders of Christian Broadcasting Network, Inc. (CBN)

She is speaker for a lot of universities, hospitals, government-sponsored health organizations all over the world. She was awarded and recognized by various organization and groups for her remarkable efforts to the public worldwide. They are as follows:

  • Outstanding contribution awarded by Chinese Overseas Commission

  • Excellent service award by World Chinese Medico-Pharmacology Association

  • Outstanding contribution by the White House Small Business Conference.

  • Remarkable contribution awarded by Chinese Acupuncture Association

  • The Albert Schweitzer Price for Medicine Award

  • 2000 Yellow Emperor Award - Physician of the Century

  • Certificate of Appreciation Award

  • Humanity Health Service Contribution Award

  • Inner & Outer Environment World Healthcare Award, World Peace Foundation

  • Excellent Contribution Award from United Way

  • Remarkable Contribution Awarded by American Cancer Society

  • Outstanding Contribution Award by Health Science Campus University Medical Center

  • Certificate of Excellence for Humanitarian and Philanthropy

  • Hall of Fame Award from Texas State Naturopathic Medical Association

  • World Famous Doctor Award from United Nations-NGO

Also numerous medals, trophies, appreciation letters from all over the world such as: Malaysia, Singapore, Thailand, Taiwan, China, Hong Kong, India, Pakistan, Germany, France, Holland, Greece, Denmark, Belgium, Finland, Britain, Spain, Canada, Australia, Africa, etc...