ACHS Staff

Alison Loercher, DAOM, L.Ac

Alison Loercher

Assistant Faculty

Dr. Loercher has been a practicing clinician specializing in acupuncture and herbal medicine since 2009. A graduate of the Oregon College of Oriental Medicine’s (OCOM) master’s and doctoral programs, she has advanced training in topics related to reproductive health and chronic complex diseases.

Dr. Loercher is the co-founder of The Vital Compass, a herbal medicinary located in Portland, Oregon which has served the community local to Portland, Oregon for over a decade. At OCOM, she has taught graduate-level classes in practice management, research, and herbal medicine since 2011 and supervised in the intern clinic overseeing students beginning to practice both acupuncture and herbal medicine.

Dr. Loercher has a passion for botanical medicine and a desire to make information accessible to those who share her interests.