Community Healers & Collaborators


Afua Bromley, L.Ac., Dipl.Ac. NCCAOM, MSOM

Owner/Acupuncturist, Acupuncture Saint Louis & Wellness Center, Saint Louis, MO Founder/Executive Director, Universal Holistic Healthcare Services (UHHS), Saint Louis, MO Board Chair, Nat’l Certification Commission for Acupuncture and Oriental Medicine (NCCAOM®) 2017-2020

Afua Bromley, L.Ac., is owner of Acupuncture Saint Louis & Wellness Center, a holistic multi-specialty clinic in Saint Louis, MO, where she practices Acupuncture and Traditional Chinese Medicine. In addition to her private practice, Bromley worked at CHIPS (Community Health-In-Partnership Services), a multi-specialty clinic for uninsured and underinsured individuals in north St. Louis from 2000-2012 and has previously run the acupuncture detox component of St. Louis City Drug Courts program.

Throughout her career, she has worked to promote equal access to quality integrative medical care to those in underserved and disenfranchised communities, particularly African-American and Latino communities, as well as those living with HIV/AIDS. She is founder of Universal Holistic Healthcare Services (UHHS), a nonprofit 501(c)(3), dedicated to providing integrative healthcare and empowerment life and health education, through such activities as HIV integrative medicine clinic, STD/HIV outreach prevention education, nutrition workshops and a women’s support group for those living with HIV/AIDS. Most recently, UHHS partnered with Movement is Life and ZimmerBiomet to run Operation Change STL in 2019. UHHS is also working to build an integrative health clinic and public healthcare worker training center in Ghana, West Africa.

Afua Bromley, MSOM, Dipl. Ac (NCCAOM)®, L.Ac., received her BA (Elementary Education, African/African-American Studies, pre-med, 1993) from Washington University in St. Louis. She received her Masters in Oriental Medicine (MSOM) from the Florida College of Integrative Medicine in Orlando, FL, in 1998, and additional post-graduate training at Yu Huang Di Ding Hospital in Yantai, China. She received a post-graduate Medical Cannabis Consulting Certificate from Pacific College of Health and Science in 2019, where is currently pursuing her doctorate in Chinese Medicine.