Dr. Sarah Poulin-Carpentieri, DACM, L.Ac., Dipl.OM is a licensed acupuncturist in the state of Connecticut as well as a board-certified Diplomate of Oriental Medicine (Dipl.OM) from the National Certification Commission for Acupuncture and Oriental Medicine (NCCAOM). She has been in private practice since 2012. Dr. Poulin-Carpentieri graduated at the top of her class from Pacific College of Health and Science (formerly known as Pacific College of Oriental Medicine) in San Diego, California, with a Master's of Science in Traditional Oriental Medicine. Additionally, Dr. Poulin-Carpentieri has completed an intensive internship program at the Beijing Traditional Chinese Medicine Hospital and the Beijing Massage Hospital while pursuing her Master’s degree.
Dr. Poulin-Carpentieri also completed her Doctorate in Acupuncture and Chinese Medicine from Pacific College of Health and Science in 2016, achieving one of the highest possible levels of training and education in the field of Chinese medicine.
Since beginning her practice, she has been dedicated to providing comprehensive, thoughtful, and personalized healthcare to patients of all ages. Her special interests include chronic pain, digestive disorders, headaches and migraines, women's health and infertility, and stress related conditions. In addition to her private practice, Dr. Poulin-Carpentieri also worked for several years on the faculty of Pacific College, teaching in the Doctorate of Acupuncture and Chinese Medicine program. She also serves as secretary for the Connecticut Society of Acupuncturists (CTSA, formerly CSAOM).
Prior to studying Traditional Chinese Medicine, Dr. Poulin-Carpentieri graduated magna cum laude from the College of William & Mary in Williamsburg, VA with a Bachelor's of Arts in History. When not at work, she enjoys cooking, traveling, and spending time with her husband and their dog.