Dr. Robin Saraswati Markus has been teaching Chinese medicine for over 15 years. She has most recently launched Nourishing Life, a fertility and longevity institute based on the principles of Yang Sheng: The Ancient Chinese Science of Longevity. She worked as the clinical director of The Fertile Soul, an Oriental medicine fertility program geared to both patients and practitioners. She is one of the founders and main educators of the Clinical Excellence in Fertility Program, an international community of Oriental medicine practitioners dedicated to understanding and practicing integrative fertility treatment. Completing her Master’s degree in 1995, then her doctorate in 2005 she completed a randomized clinical placebo controlled trial involving herbal medicine and menopause. She works as a faculty member in both the masters and doctoral programs at the Pacific College of Oriental Medicine in the USA, and is a visiting faculty member at Qing Bai Institute in the Netherlands.