Greta Young Jie De is a Chinese Medicine practitioner registered with the Chinese Medicine Registration Board Australia, whose clinical focus is the treatment of emotional disorders using Chinese medicine. She is an acknowledged expert in the classic literature of Chinese medicine, and lectured in Shang Han Lun and Wen Bing at Victoria University (VU), the Royal Melbourne Institute of Technology University (RMIT University) and Southern School of Natural Therapies from 1998 to 2010. In 2011, she was appointed “Foreign Expert” by the Chinese Ministry of Education in China, and currently lectures in her specialty subjects of Shang Han Lun and Wen Bing at the Beijing University of Chinese Medicine, China.
Greta completed her Bachelor of Chinese Medicine at the Beijing University of Chinese Medicine in 1993. In 1994 she commenced her master’s degree in Wen Bing research under the supervision of Professor Kong Guang Yi 孔光一 , and a master’s degree was conferred on her by the Beijing University of Chinese Medicine in 1997. In 2002 Greta went on to pursue her doctorate in Shang Han Lun studies under the supervision of Professor Fu Yan Ling 傅延龄, and was granted a PhD in Chinese Medicine in 2006.
In 2009, Greta, in collaboration with co-author Robin Marchment of Melbourne, published the text book “Shang Han Lun Explained”. This is a translation and discussion of Zhang Zhong Jing’s classic text written in 200AD, which is a seminal textbook of Chinese Medicine.
In 2002 Greta established a Continuing Education Program for graduates of Chinese Medicine under the name of “Pearls of Wisdom Seminars”. Since that time she has run annual seminars and clinical tours to China, and has invited some fifteen professors and doctors of Chinese medicine, all renowned experts in their field, to come to Australia and present seminars sharing their knowledge with Australian practitioners.