Christine Dougherty

Christine Doherty, ND

Dr. Christine Doherty specializes in the natural medicine approach to gluten intolerance and celiac disease. Her extensive knowledge of the symptoms and treatment of celiac disease, and her own personal experience with the illness have allowed her to help thousands of people recover and lead full lives. She was 1 of the top 50 international celiac experts invited to contribute to the American Gastroenterological Association’s award-winning 2010 book Real Life With Celiac Disease. She started in 2005, where she formulates C-liac Vitality vitamins, a line of supplements for the specific needs of people who are gluten free because she has found the gluten free diet isn’t always enough to make a complete recovery.

Dr. Doherty is a sought-after national speaker and the author of countless articles on celiac disease and gluten intolerance. She has lectured nationally at the New England Celiac Conference, The Gluten Intolerance Groups conferences, the Integrative Healthcare Symposium, The Teton Wellness Festival, The American Association of Naturopathic Physicians convention, the Northwest Naturopathic Physicians conference and the New Hampshire Association of Naturopathic Doctors conference to name a few. She wrote a column called “Super Supplements” for Living Without, a national magazine on food allergies and intolerance. One of her articles on super foods inspired an article in the Chicago Tribune in 2009.

She was interviewed by the founder of Functional Medicine, Jeffrey Bland, PhD and was honored to be named ‘Clinician of the month” in June 2009, for the Functional Medicine Update series.

Dr. Doherty has been honored with appointments by two New Hampshire Governors, first to the Osteoporosis Advisory Council in 2000 and again to the New Hampshire Board of Naturopathic Examiners in 2008. She is a medical advisor to the Southern New Hampshire Gluten Intolerance Association, and to Living Without magazine. Dr. Doherty is also a celiac disease expert for Pinnacle Care, an exclusive private health advisory service that seeks out top doctors internationally for their clients. She is a consultant for the Gerson Lehrman, a pool of experts including premier thought-leaders and shapers of industry from around the world. She represents the American Association of Naturopathic Physicians as one of their experts on food allergies and celiac disease.

Christine Doherty graduated with her Doctorate of Naturopathic Medicine in 1998 from Bastyr University in Seattle, Washington. She also has a Bachelor of Science in Human Sciences from Bastyr and a Bachelor of Fine Arts from Concordia University in Montreal, Quebec. Dr. Doherty has been a licensed naturopathic doctor in private practice in New Hampshire since 1999. She is a member of the American Association of Naturopathic Physicians and the New Hampshire Association of Naturopathic Doctors, where she served as vice president for several years. Dr. Doherty has been privileged to work with thousands of people from all over the United States and from Japan, Australia, England, Denmark, Bermuda, France, The Virgin Islands, Dubai, Canada and Nepal.

Dr. Timothy McCall

Timothy McCall, M.D.

Timothy is a board-certified internist, the Medical Editor of Yoga Journaland the author of two books, Yoga as Medicine: The Yogic Prescription for Health and Healing andExamining Your Doctor: A Patient’s Guide to Avoiding Harmful Medical Care. His articles have appeared in dozens of publications, including the New England Journal of Medicine, The Journal of the American Medical Association (JAMA), Public Citizen’s Health Letter, The Nation, American Health, Redbook (where he was a contributing editor), The Boston Globe, The Philadelphia Inquirerand The Los Angeles Times. His column appeared monthly in the newsletter Bottom Line Health from 1995 to 2003. From 1996-2001 his medical commentaries were featured on the public radio program Marketplace. He writes feature articles for Yoga Journaland columns for the magazine’s online newsletter for teachers, My Yoga Mentor.

Timothy has studied yoga since 1995 with Patricia Walden, a teacher of classical Iyengar yoga. More recently, he has been working with Donald Moyer and Rod Stryker. In addition, Timothy travels regularly to India to research yoga, yoga therapy and Ayurveda, and to study with a traditional Ayurvedic Vaidhya (doctor) in Kerala and a Tantric master in Bangalore. In 2004-2005, he spent a year as scholar-in-residence at the Kripalu Center for Yoga and Health in Stockbridge, MA.

Timothy is a Phi Beta Kappa graduate of the University of Wisconsin in Madison, where he also attended medical school. After completing his residency in primary care internal medicine, he practiced for more than 10 years in the Boston area before devoting himself full time to writing and research. His main focus since the year 2000 has been investigating the therapeutic aspects of yoga, as well as the scientific explanations of yoga’s effects. He currently lives in the San Francisco Bay area, and gives lectures, seminars, and yoga.

Dr. Zub

Patricia Zub, MD

Functional Medicine

Dr.Zub is an Internal Medicine Physician with more than 13 years of primary care experience. She cares for her patients with a holistic approach, treating each patient as the unique individual that they are. The result is a physician who is passionate about her patient’s well-being and works in partnership with each patient to achieve optimal health.

Patricia always knew she wanted to be a doctor. She pursued her undergraduate and graduate education at Boston University and completed her residency at Lahey Clinic. Patricia has also served as the Associate Medical Director for the Geriatric Psychiatry Unit while at Mt. Auburn Hospital. She is certified as a Reiki Master and recently graduated The Rhys Thomas Institute of Energy Medicine as a Certified Energy Medicine Practitioner. She can attest that she has gained deeper insight into understanding her patients and the root of the conditions and personal challenges each face through these studies.

Plain and simple, her focus is patient well-being. Her passion and strength lie in empowering, educating and supporting patients. Patricia “enjoy[s] seeing the patient as a whole,” and feels that spirituality and psychology effect health just as diet and exercise do. She describes her outlook as a blend of Eastern and Western medicine so that she can truly care for the whole person. Her motivation? “That is what I would want if I were the patient.”

Dedicated to disease prevention, Patricia strives to keep a clean diet, enjoys running, and states that stress management is something she not only teaches patients to value but sincerely tries to put into practice in her own life. Her main sources of rest and relaxation are from practicing yoga, being outside, and spending time with her family. In keeping active with her two young boys and involved with the community, Patricia regularly volunteers at her sons’ schools.

Her compassion and dedication extend to a wide range of recipients including patients, family, friends and her community.

Arthur Daemmrich

Arthur Daemmrich

Arthur was an assistant professor in the Business, Government and the International Economy Unit and a faculty member of the Harvard Business School Healthcare Initiative.

He studies the identification and contestation of novel health and environmental risks, and the conditions under which they are destabilizing to firms and regulatory agencies.

His research is empirically grounded in international comparative studies of regulatory institutions, and sector-level research on the pharmaceutical, biotechnology, and chemical industries.

Daemmrich has published on regulation, innovation, and science, technology, and business policy in interdisciplinary scholarly and trade journals. His first book, Pharmacopolitics (2004), compares drug regulation in the United States and Germany by analyzing regulatory laws, clinical trial methods, and post-market monitoring in the two countries.

His edited volume, Perspectives on Risk and Regulation: The FDA at 100 (2007) includes contributions from FDA officials and industry leaders and identifies key trends in the regulation of pharmaceuticals, medical devices, food, and dietary supplements.

Presently, he is initiating research into emerging information businesses, beginning with electronic patient records in healthcare. The project will expand to encompass several other industries, including intellectual property services, and internet-based communications providers.

Before joining the HBS faculty in 2007, he was the founding director of the Center for Contemporary History and Policy at the Chemical Heritage Foundation in Philadelphia, where he led a group carrying out theoretical and applied work on innovation, entrepreneurship, and scientific and industrial infrastructure. He holds a Ph.D. in Science and Technology Studies from Cornell University and a B.A. in History and Sociology of Science from the University of Pennsylvania.


Peggy Huddleston

Peggy is the author of “Prepare for Surgery, Heal Faster. A Guide of Mind-Body Techniques”. She developed five steps to prepare for surgery. Research shows they reduce anxiety before surgery, use 23-50% less pain medication and heal faster. Her book and relaxation CD are used in leading hospitals across the US. Including Brigham and Women’s Hospital which is a Harvard Medical School teaching hospital and NYU Langone Medical Center. She gives a 2-Day Training showing healing professionals how to use her method in hospitals and private practices. A graduate of Harvard Divinity School, she is a psychotherapist with a private practice in Lexington, Mass.

Claire McManus

Claire Alice McManus M.Ac., Lic.Ac.

Claire Alice McManus is a board certified acupuncturist by the NCCAOM and licensed by the Massachusetts Board of Registration in Medicine. She is a member of the Society for Acupuncture Research.

Since 2001, Claire has worked as both a Senior and Supervising Research Acupuncturist on large randomized controlled trials at Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center and Cambridge Hospital. These research trials were coordinated by the Osher Institute at Harvard Medical School, were funded by the National Institutes of Health (NIH) and focused on acupuncture’s effect on Repetitive Strain Injuries to the arm and Irritable Bowel Syndrome.

Claire is currently affiliated with Massachusetts General Hospital, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center and Spaulding Rehabilitation Hospital in Boston. Her current work with researchers at Massachusetts General Hospital uses fMRI brain imaging to study the effect of acupuncture on carpal tunnel syndrome and pain. 

Claire has lectured nationally and internationally on East Asian Medicine. Her work has been covered in The New York Times, The Boston Globe, Boston Magazine, The West Roxbury Transcript and Bulletin newspapers, and she has been a featured radio guest on WBCN’s Boston Sunday Review. 

Claire is the author of several articles related to acupuncture research methodology recently published in North American and European journals.

Claire has worked closely with veterinarians at The New England Aquarium and Zoo New England, translating the anatomical pathways of acupuncture to several aquatic avian, mammalian and reptilian species, including her recent work on endangered Kemp’s Ridley sea turtles.

Lisa Conboy

Lisa Conboy MA, MS, ScD

Lisa Conboy is a health researcher who has been teaching research methods for fifteen years. Lisa is currently Clinical Instructor Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, Harvard Medical School, at the Osher Center for Integrative Medicine Brigham and Women’s Hospital, Harvard Medical School. In addition, she is the Co-Director of Research and Chair of Biomedicine at The New England School of Acupuncture. She received her MA from UMASS Amherst, and her MS and ScD from Harvard School of Public Health. A sociologist and epidemiologist, she became interested in Chinese medicine about twenty years ago due to its positive effects on her own health. As a result, she has focused her research questions on acupuncture and Chinese medicine over the last ten years.

In her research and teaching, Lisa utilizes and teaches multiple methods and various forms of analyses to best ask and answer questions about acupuncture and Chinese medicine. She has published analyses using qualitative, survey, and biological data. Lisa is striving to produce work and train researchers that can address novel questions in scientifically sound ways. She is currently involved in a number of studies investigating Ayurveda, yoga, and traditional Chinese medicine, including one entitled “Ayurveda and Panchakarma: Measuring the Effects of a Holistic Health Intervention,” which is under peer review.

Theo Barry

Theolinda Barry, ND

Dr. Barry is a doctor of Naturopathic Medicine trained and educated at NCNM in Portland, Oregon, and is a member of the AANP and the MSND. Her practice, Healthy By Nature, is located in Whitinsville, MA, where she is dedicated to helping her clients attain and maintain an optimum level of health and wellbeing, naturally.

While her main focus is on promoting health and preventing disease, Dr. Barry also strives to find the underlying cause of existing illness and uses the gentle yet effective therapies nature provides to help her clients achieve their health goals. These therapies may include such things as herbal and homeopathic medicines, diet and lifestyle counseling, hydrotherapy, nutritional supplementation and, of course, education, to help motivate her clients to achieve a healthy body, mind and spirit.

George Mandler

George Mandler

George is a Massachusetts Licensed Dietitian/Nutritionist and Acupuncturist. He is an NCCAOM Diplomat of Oriental Medicine and a Certified Nutrition Specialist through the Certification Board of Nutrition Specialists (CBNS). He is a member of the American College of Nutrition, Dietitians in Functional Medicine working group of the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics, American College of Nutrition and Institute of Functional Medicine. He is a faculty member at the New England School of Acupuncture. His private practice specialties include food hypersensitivities and digestive disorders.

Margo Roman

Margo Roman, DVM, CVA

Margo has been practicing Integrative Veterinary Medicine since 1978. Dr Roman has MASH Main St Animal Services of Hopkinton, Hopkinton MA (, the first Integrative Veterinary Clinic established in 1983. A graduate of Tuskegee University Veterinary School, a former Angell Memorial Intern and Tufts Veterinary Faculty she is published in several books including: Integrating Complementary Medicine into Veterinary Practice 2009 and A Healer in Every Home 2011. She lectures Internationally at both universities and conferences on multiple subjects like: O3 Ozone therapy, Integrative Veterinary Medicine in the US, Homeopathy, Acupuncture, Herbs and Botanicals, Nutrition, and Green Sustainable Hospital Building Design. She has established a non-profit called The Center for Integrative Veterinary Care, which has launched the Dr.DoMore and Dr.ShowMore projects. Dr. Roman has been an advocate to her patient’s caretakers to use Integrative Medical therapies for not only for their pets but also for themselves. She is married to Jeffrey Auerhahn since 1978 and they have three children, two dogs and a cockatoo.

Dr Roman is a member of AHVMA, AVMA , MVMA,VBMA, AAO WAND, AVH, IVAS, IMHA, VMHSUS, Hopkinton Green Committee, Animal Welfare Committee MVMA, and former Board Member of the AHVMA and member of COE.