Audra Whatley received her Bachelor of Science in genetics from Texas A&M University, after which she worked in medical research facilities creating diagnostics and vaccines for allopathic medicine. After some health concerns of her own, she chose to attend a school for alternative medicine instead of a traditional medical school. Audra earned her Master of Science in Acupuncture and Oriental Medicine from the American College of Acupuncture and Oriental Medicine in Houston, Texas. She is certified as a Diplomate in Acupuncture and Traditional Chinese Medicine as well as a Diplomate in Chinese Herbology by the National Certification Commission for Acupuncture and Oriental Medicine NCCAOM. She is licensed by the state of Texas to practice Acupuncture and Chinese Herbology.