John Scott is a Doctor of Oriental Medicine currently in practice in Albuquerque, New Mexico. He has been in private practice since 1982. He is the founder and president of Golden Flower Chinese Herbs Inc.. Scott has been active in promoting oriental medicine on a local, state, national and international level. He has taught classes in the field and has been active in research. His particular passion for Chinese herbal medicine has guided his writing and teaching. He has also participated in NCCAOM Chinese Herb Exam Development process May 20-21, 1995. Awarded Acupuncturist of The Year by the American Association of Oriental Medicine 1997. Served on the Board of Directors of various acupuncture and Oriental medicine Associations in Texas and New Mexico and has been active on the national level, served as Professional Board Member of New Mexico Board of Acupuncture & Oriental Medicine Appointed by Governor Gary Johnson July 1997 until October 2001. Member of United States Delegation for TAG (Technical Advisory Committee) for ISO TC 249. This is an international standardization organization technical committee for standardization for certain Traditional Chinese Medicine concerns.