Dr. James Chi Ming Pau immigrated to Canada in 1975. He was one of the first to have Traditional Chinese Medicine Regulated under the Health Profession Act of B.C. He began the free treatment program for patients seeking alternative therapy in the 1980’s. He sits on the advisory committee of the Seniors’ Population Health Advisory Committee, the Special Senior’s Health Advisory Committee to the Mayor of Vancouver, the Neighbourhood Advisory Committee of St. Paul’s Hospital, The Vancouver Elder Abuse Network, Carnegie Executive Board, and Carnegie Seniors’ support Group. He is also the Social/Spiritual Chair of the Downtown East Side HIV/AIDS IDU Consumers’ Board.
Dr. Pau uses Traditional Chinese Medicine in the treatment of HIV/AIDS, Hepatitis, substance abuse and related problems, which he provides without cost or by donation.