Research on botanicals at the National Center for Complementary and Integrative Health (NCCIH) has engendered controversy from NCCIH's earliest days as NCCAM.
Bill Reddy started his career graduating with a bachelors degree in Aerospace Engineering. While flight testing helicopters and developing the test program for a major fighter jet program, he pursued masters degrees in Robotics and Systems Engineering. He is internationally published in the field of Aerospace Engineering with nine scientific papers, but shifted his focus from working on military aircraft and satellites to studying Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM).
Bill is a general practitioner of acupuncture and herbology, specializing in both acute and chronic paindisorders, digestive problems, and anxiety. He is nationally board certified, and studied under graduates and professors from Beijing and Shanghai medical schools, is currently serving on the Executive Committee of the Integrative Health Policy Consortium (IHPC), is the former President of the Acupuncture Society of Virginia, and former Vice President of the American Association of Acupuncture and Oriental Medicine (AAAOM). He has over 70 publications in the field of Traditional Chinese Medicine, gives lectures at major corporations, Integrative Health Symposia, Georgetown Medical School, George Mason University, and Northern Virginia Community Lifetime Learning Institute, and trains in Qi Gong and Tai Chi.