A licensed acupuncturist of Maryland who founded Monterey Institute of Natural Medicine in Monterey, California 2012。 Ming Xu received her Masters of Traditional Chinese Medicine from Five Branches University in Santa Cruz, California in 2014. Following the next 3 years she completed the in-class training for the Doctoral program in Traditional Chinese Medicine in San Jose, California. She received her Natural Science AA degree from Monterey Peninsula College, California in 2010. In 2016, She moved to Maryland and started practicing Traditional Chinese Medicine in Columbia, Maryland. Ming Xu also is an artist, she does oil/acrylic paintings. Her artwork “The Beauty” won the 2nd place among other 87 pieces paintings in the Art competition in Seaside City Hall in Monterey, California 2009. She calls herself “a world-class chief”. She believes having a balanced diet is for wellbeing with joy on a daily basis. Ming is a member of Maryland Nonprofits, Maryland Acupuncture Society, Asian American Chamber of Commerce, and Shenzhen America-China Chamber of Commerce. Currently She lives in Ellicott City, Maryland with her two sons. During 2020, another family member, Hestia the husky joined them. Ming Xu has been servicing the community at Monterey Institute of Natural Medicine since 2012.