Sharon Jennings-Rojas is a Doctor of Oriental Medicine and a leader in community health advocacy. For 30 years, she has dedicated her efforts to community health and wellness and has spearheaded numerous grassroots initiatives across the country. She has worked in a variety of clinical and administrative settings including the US Military, the New York Health and Hospitals Corporation, the Department of Health and Mental Hygiene in New York, Baltimore and Atlanta, the Baltimore City and Howard County Department of Corrections, and the Sickle Cell Support Group of Atlanta. With a mission to offer alternative healthcare options to all communities, she also helps to educate, encourage, and empower community members to integrate alternative health care practices into their existing healthcare regimen.
Sharon earned her Doctorate in Oriental Medicine in 2018 and her Masters Degree in Acupuncture in 2001 from the Maryland University of Integrative Health (formerly the Tai Sophia Institute). Her tenure in administration encompasses a dedication to new and innovative ways of delivering alternative healthcare education. Inclusive in this dedication is a history of serving as core and clinical faculty at two Integrative Medicine schools and serving as a Registered Trainer for the National Acupuncture Detoxification Association.
Dr. Jennings-Rojas is a member of several acupuncture and Oriental Medicine organizations and presently serves as resident acupuncturist at the Howard County Detention Center and Goucher College. She maintains a private practice in Owings Mills and Crofton, Maryland.
In each of us lies a center, the spirit, enfolded by the mind, often manifested in the body......