Chace is a graduate of the University of Rhode Island, with a B.S. in Zoology. Following stints working in the field of ornithology for the Utah Division of Wildlife and the Massachusetts Audubon Society, he spent 13 years teaching Upper School science at The Fessenden School in West Newton, MA, and serving as department chair for the last eight years of his tenure at Fessenden.
Chace earned his Master's Degree in both Chinese and Japanese Style Acupuncture at the New England School of Acupuncture (NESA). He is licensed in Massachusetts by the Board of Registration in Medicine and also a Diplomate of Acupuncture of the National Certification Commission for Acupuncture and Oriental Medicine (NCCAOM).
Chace is uniquely and extensively experienced in working with children, even toddlers, whom he treats for anxiety, depression and attentional issues as well as symptoms associated with developmental, digestive and other disorders. He practices a minimally or even non-invasive form of Japanese Style acupuncture, using very fine-gauge needles or in many cases various forms of non-insertive techniques. He also addresses nutritional and other lifestyle factors that influence child development.