Acupuncturist PhD Terje Alraek

Terje Alraek became acupuncturist (BAc) in 1982 after 3 years full time study at The International College of Oriental Medicine, England.

After a long periode in acupunture practice and as scholarshipholder at the Institute of Commuity Medicine at the University of Bergen, he was confered his doctor's degree (PhD) in acupuncture in 2004. His dissertation was ”Acupuncture in the prevention of recurrent uncomplicated lower urinary tract infection in adult women”.

To day Terje Alraek runs the Acupuncture Clinic (Akupunkturklinikken) in Bergen, and works as senior researcher at The National Research Center in Complementary and Alternative Medicine (NAFKAM), a unit of the Faculty of Medicine at the Arctic University of Tromsø.

Alraek has been employed since 2011 at the Kristiania University College, Institute of Health Sciences. As of 2015 he was appointed professor at the same institution.

The Norway-China Cooperation regarding Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM) is coordinated by NAFKAM. Terje Alraek is the project manager.

Acupuncture Practice


Strandgaten 3

N-5013 Bergen


Phone +47 47 88 01 70 (mondays)


Office in Tromsø:


The Faculty of Medicine

UTI The Arctic University of Tromsø

Forskningsparken I, B2

N-9037 Tromsø


Phone +47 47 88 01 70

Office in Bergen:

IGS, University of Bergen

Kalfarveien 31

N-5016 Bergen


Phone +47 47 88 01 70

Office in Oslo:

Kristiania University College

Institute of Health Sciences

PB 1190 Sentrum, N- 0107 Oslo


Visiting address: Prinsens gate 7-9

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