Dr. Truitt graduated from the International Institute of Chinese Medicine in December 2000. He also completed a three year apprenticeship with Dr. Maximillian Erdely, DOM in the Kototama system of Japanese Acupuncture at that time. He began studying with T. Koei Kuwahara Sensei in January 2001 and has been an assistant teacher for the Hari seminar series since 2002. Dr. Truitt is a former clinical supervisor and assistant professor at the International Institute of Chinese Medicine and Southwest Acupuncture College. He has traveled to Japan, Peru, Ecuador, and Nepal to study acupuncture, moxibustion, and traditional herbal medicine. Dr. Truitt is a founding member of the High Desert Hari Society and currently maintains a private practice in Santa Fe, NM.