Mary Cissy Majebé began her educational pursuits with a BA in Sociology from the University of New Orleans in 1975. She continued her education at the University of Southern Mississippi in 1980 where she received an MA in Exercise Physiology. She pursued her Ph.D. at the University of Virginia before deciding to attend the American College of Chinese Medicine, completing her studies in 1985 with a Master’s in Chinese Medicine. In 1990, she received her O.M.D. degree from the International Institute of Chinese Medicine. Since that time Dr. Majebé has undertaken numerous internships in both Korea and China. Her areas of focus in these post-graduate studies have focused on Internal Medicine. Dr. Majebé has a deep fondness for working in the fields of pediatrics and oncology.
Dr. Majebé began studying with Master Jeffrey Yuen, an 88 th generation Daoist priest, from the Jade Purity Traditions in 1998. His influence planted the seeds fort Dr. Majebé and a group of like-minded individuals to establish Daoist Traditions College of Chinese Medical Arts in 2003. Daoist Traditions has been one of the leaders in Chinese Medicine education in the U.S. She has served as president since inception.
In 1985, Dr. Majebé founded the Chinese Acupuncture and Herbology Clinic in Asheville, NC. She was the first chair of the North Carolina Acupuncture Licensing Board (NCALB) and was instrumental in helping to write the laws governing the practice of acupuncture in North Carolina. Currently Dr. Majebé is once again serving as chair of the NCALB.