Kathleen Lumiere


Kathleen Lumiere

Department of Acupuncture and East Asian Medicine

School of Traditional World Medicines



Acupuncture and East Asian Medicine

Dr. Lumiere is a clinical supervisor and classroom instructor at Bastyr. She has maintained a private practice since 2000 and pursues research and writing projects associated with traditional Chinese medicine, cancer, stroke rehabilitation, and electroacupuncture.


    Dr. Lumiere began an acupuncture program for low-income patients at the 45th Street Medical Clinic in 2000. She has taught as an adjunct faculty member and clinical supervisor at Bastyr since 2007. In 2007 she presented a continuing education lecture on pre-made Chinese herbal medicines, and in 2009 she was a keynote speaker for the Anacortes Survivor’s Celebration. She wrote "A Review of Chinese Herbal Medicine for the Prevention of Secondary Cancer in Breast Cancer Survivors" in 2008, and was the principal investigator for a demographic study of community acupuncture in 2009-2010.

    Dr. Lumiere is interested in oncology and immune function, electroacupuncture, stroke rehabilitation, peripheral neuropathy, and nutritional therapy.


    • Clinical doctorate (DAOM) from Bastyr University specializing in teaching, research, and oncology, 2008
    • Master of acupuncture and Oriental medicine and certificate in Chinese herbal medicine from the Northwest Institute of Acupuncture and Oriental Medicine, 2000
    • BA from the Evergreen State College with an emphasis on philosophy and writing, 1989