Executive Director of the Foundation for Alternative and Integrative Medicine
Joanne has an extensive background in science with a Ph.D. in Holistic Nutrition. She has studied both allopathic and alternative approaches to health care, studying alternative therapies since 1989. These include Neurotransmitters and Brain Chemistry with Apex, Iridology with Bernard Jensen, Rayid with Dennis Johnson, Dark Field Microscopy with Gaston Naessons, Herbology with Total Health and Research, Homeopathy with Jeremy Sherr, Functional Endocrinology with Datis Kharazian, Nutrition with Bernard Jensen, Kinesiology with Total Health and Research, One Brain with One and Three Concepts, Blood Chemistry with Datis Kharazian,Touch for Health with the Touch for Health Foundation, Aromatherapy with Young Living, Meridian balancing and Chakras with Total Health and Research, Brain Gym with the Educational Kinesiology Foundation, and Biomagnetism with Dr. Goiz. In addition, she is a Registered Medical Assistant.
Joanne is also the Executive Director of the ELS Foundation which disseminates information to help in the elimination of Sudden Infant Death Syndrome (SIDS) based on research done in the United Kingdom and New Zealand. Previously, Joanne has been involved with Peace Links, Women Against Nuclear War and Children's Response to Conflict.