Elizabeth Marazita is a Doctor of Acupuncture and Oriental Medicine. She has served as a clinical faculty for the University of Washington School of Nursing and the Bastyr University Medical School, teaching foot reflexology and Chinese Medicine. Elizabeth’s wellness philosophy is one of self-care, empowerment and prevention. Elizabeth lectures nationally and internationally on wellness to business executives and to heath care professionals.
Elizabeth is a wellness entrepreneur, Doctor of Acupuncture and Oriental medicine was a Swiss Banking Executive in Business Development and marketing in London, New York, Switzerland, Hong Kong and Beijing for 20 years.
Elizabeth and her husband have founded two companies with a focus on wellness and prevention:
1) Paths of Health, Inc.: A company designed to design, instruct and to sell indoor and personalized foot reflexology paths. The most recent outdoor path constructed is located in the Medicinal Garden of NOVA Southeastern University in Fort Lauderdale, Florida.
2) Wanderer’s Teahouse and Café – Located in East Lansing, Michigan: with a focus on organic, fair trade and sustainable herbal teas, beverages, meals and community development events.
Elizabeth’s 2007 Doctoral Thesis in Chinese Medicine and Oncology was entitled, “Efficacy of Cobblestone Mat Walking versus Conventional Walking for Breast Cancer Patients undergoing Chemotherapy: A Case Series (Pilot Study). Given her doctoral studies, doctoral thesis and the construction of foot reflexology paths, Elizabeth and her husband are writing a book on “The Dao of Foot Reflexology Paths” and their research on the major foot reflexology paths of the world as a Public Health Care modality.
Elizabeth has served the elected position as the Board Member of the Washington State Acupuncture and Oriental Medicine. She serves as an advisor for corporate and community affairs to the Michigan State University Confucius Institute, and is currently an elected board member for the Lansing Chinese School and the East Lansing Downtown Management Board, as well as an evening lecturer in Chinese Medicine and Foot Reflexology at Michigan State University’s Evening College.
Elizabeth is a graduate in international affairs (Michigan State University (B.A.), and Columbia University (Masters in International Affairs) as well as a Masters and Doctoral graduate in Chinese Medicine from Bastyr University in Seattle, Washington. Elizabeth is Nationally Board Certified by the NCCAOM (National College Certification of Acupuncture and Oriental Medicine).