Brighton H. Roper, L.Ac. is the owner of Utah Family Acupuncture and Herbs and has been at her current location since 2009. She is licensed to practice acupuncture by the State of Utah, and is a Diplomat of Oriental Medicine certified by the National Certification Commission for Acupuncture and Oriental Medicine (NCCAOM). Her Masters of Science in Traditional Oriental Medicine degree from Pacific College of Oriental Medicine in San Diego, California included 3,510 hours of clinical and course work.
During her time at Pacific College, she interned at the San Diego Hospice and Palliative Care, Rady Children's Hospital, and Telecare (an outpatient mental health facility). She has treated infertility (pre- and post-IVF), pregnancy-related complaints, Parkinson's Disease, musculoskeletal aches and pains, sinusitis and headaches, Bell's Palsy, Cancer support, and many other conditions.
She became interested in exploring integrative and alternative health care options after becoming very ill during a trip to Costa Rica in her teens. After exhausting western medical resources, she finally found some relief from acupuncture and Chinese herbal medicine.
She completed her undergrad studies in 2004 at Westminster College in Salt Lake City, Utah. Originally from Utah, she enjoys snowboarding, hiking, gardening, and walking her 2 dogs.