Contributing Faculty, Instructors, and Experts

Our faculty and expert contributor list continues to grow and many of those who teach in our Fellowship will also teach our IHeLp students. Here is a sampling of those who are faculty, instructors, and expert contributors to the IHeLp curriculum.



  • Robert CrockerRobert Crocker, MD
    University of Arizona Center for Integrative Medicine
    AzCIM Fellowship Alumni Fellowship Alumni
    Areas of Focus: Integrative Medicine, Business and Practice Models, IM Clinic Planning and Strategies
  • Hilary McClaffertyHilary McClafferty, MD
    American Academy of Pediatrics, American Board of Integrative Medicine
    AzCIM Fellowship Alumni Fellowship Alumni
    Areas of Focus: Integrative Pediatric Medicine, Mind-Body Medicine, Integrative Mental Health, Environmental Health, Clinician Health and Wellness
  • Patricia LebensohnPatricia Lebensohn, MD
    Professor of Family and Community Medicine, Arizona Center for Integrative Medicine, University of Arizona
    AzCIM Fellowship Alumni Fellowship Alumni
    Areas of Focus: Family Practice and Community Medicine
  • Rubin NaimanRubin Naiman, PhD
    University of Arizona Center for Integrative Medicine
    Areas of Focus: Integrative Psychology, Sleep Health
  • Ann Marie ChiassonAnn Marie Chiasson, MD, MPH, CCFP
    University of Arizona Center for Integrative Medicine
    AzCIM Fellowship Alumni Fellowship Alumni
    Areas of Focus: Integrative Medicine, Palliative Care, Energy Medicine, Ceremony and Ritual
  • Frederick CraigieFrederick Craigie, PhD
    Maine-Dartmouth Family Medicine Residency; Community and Family Medicine at Geisel School of Medicine at Dartmouth
    Areas of Focus: Spirituality & Health, Psychology, Leadership, Integrative Medical Education
  • David KieferDavid Kiefer, MD
    University of Wisconsin-Madison, Department of Family Medicine
    AzCIM Fellowship Alumni Fellowship Alumni
    Areas of Focus: Integrative Medicine, Dietary Supplements & Botanicals, Integrative Men's Health
  • Steven GurgevichSteven Gurgevich, PhD
    University of Arizona Center for Integrative Medicine; American Society of Clinical Hypnosis; American Academy of Pain Medicine
    Areas of Focus: Mind-Body, Clinical Hypnosis
  • Robert RhodeRobert Rhode, PhD
    University of Arizona Center for Integrative Medicine, Arizona State University
    Areas of Focus: Behavioral Health, Motivational Interviewing
  • Mary MarianMary Marian, MS, RD, CSO
    Clinical Dietitian and Lecturer, Nutritional Sciences, University of Arizona, College of Medicine and Arizona Cancer Center
    Areas of Focus: Nutrition
  • Priscilla AbercrombiePriscilla Abercrombie, RN, NP, PhD
    Assistant Clinical Professor, UCSF Departments of Family Health Care Nursing and Obstetrics, Gynecology and Reproductive Sciences in the School of Medicine Associations: UCSF Osher Center for Integrative Medicine, Chronic Pelvic Pain Clinic, San Francisco General Hospital and Laguna Honda Hospital
    AzCIM Fellowship Alumni Fellowship Alumni
    Areas of Focus: Women's Health, Pain, Underserved
  • Rebecca SchultzRebecca Schultz, MSN, FNP-CS, APNP
    Family Nurse Practitioner, Aurora St. Luke's Family Practice Center, Aurora Wiselives Center Clinical Adjunct Professor of Medicine, University of Wisconsin School of Medicine and Public Health
    AzCIM Fellowship Alumni Fellowship Alumni
    Areas of Focus: Family Medicine, Self-care
  • Chand KhalsaSiri Chand Khalsa, MD
    Private Practice
    Areas of Focus: Integrative Medicine, Ayurveda, Integrative Nutrition
  • Mindy GreenMindy Green, RA, RH(AHG), MS
    American Herbalists Guild, American Botanical Council, American College of Healthcare Sciences, National Association of Holistic Aromatherapists
    Areas of Focus: Aromatherapy, Essential Oils, Herbalism
  • Mary Ann OsborneMary Ann Osborne, DNP, FNP-C
    ntegrative Nursing Instructor, University of Washington, Seattle and University of Portland, Oregon Associations: Osborne Health & Healing, Inc. - Private Practice
    AzCIM Fellowship Alumni Fellowship Alumni
    Areas of Focus: Guided Imagery; Mind-Body Medicine Research; PTSD
  • Belleruth NaparstekBelleruth Naparstek, LISW, BCD
    Private Practice: CWRU, SSA. Woodburn Ctr Comm Mental Heath, Cambridge Hospital. Reed Zone Ctr
    Areas of Focus: Guided Imagery; Mind-Body Medicine Research; PTSD
  • Mark PirtleMark Pirtle, DPT
    Sierra Tucson; Miraval Resort; Private Practice
    Areas of Focus: Physical Therapy, Pain Management, Mindfulness Meditation
  • Lisa WaltersLisa Walters, OTR/L
    Pima Medical institute
    Areas of Focus: Massage Therapy, Occupational Therapy
  • Susan KagelSusan Kagel, RN, CHTP, HNC
    Healing Touch Practitioner, Canyon Ranch Health and Fitness Resort, Associations: Healing Touch International, Inc. Board of Directors
    Areas of Focus: Healing Touch
  • Alex HollandAlex Holland, MAc, LAc
    Han University of Traditional Medicine; Arizona School of Acupuncture and Oriental Medicine
    Areas of Focus: Acupuncture, Traditional Chinese Medicine
  • Denise MillstoneDenise Millstone, MD, BBE
    Mayo Clinic, Dept. of Women's Health; American College of Physicians
    AzCIM Fellowship Alumni Fellowship Alumni
    Areas of Focus: Integrative Internal Medicine, Women's Health, Nutrition, Dietary Supplements
  • Vasant LadVasant Lad, MASc
    Co-founder and Director, Ayurvedic Institute
    Areas of Focus: Ayurvedic Medicine

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