HNA BOARD OF DIRECTORS 2020
PhD, MSN, FNP-BC, APHN-BC, CCH
Kathy has over 30 years as a holistic health practitioner and educator. She is a national speaker at conferences and nursing schools, presenting on holistic health topics, complementary and integrative health, particularly a focus on homeopathy. Kathy offers consulting and education to advanced practice nurses on complementary and integrative health practice. She has published articles on natural health and wellness, in addition to evidence informed practice. She has a PhD in Nursing, is board certified as an Advanced Practice Holistic Nurse and Family Nurse Practitioner, and is a certified classical homeopath.
DPA, MS, BSN, RN
Vice President (Interim)
After 25 years running a consulting practice in workforce and program development, Sue is now Chair and Associate Professor of a new graduate nursing program at A.T. Still University. She is also Chapter Leader of the Arizona chapter of the AHNA. She was the founder and executive director of a consortium focused on integrative healthcare. Present and past publications include textbooks, guidebooks, handbooks, and articles. She co-authored Life by Personal Design: Realizing your Dream and authored a recently published textbook, The Nursing Assistant: Essentials of Holistic Care. Sue has her doctorate in health policy and administration and a masters and bachelor's degree in nursing.
DNP, MSN, BSN, RN
Linda has over 40 years of experience as a registered nurse working in such systems as the VA and has also provided care as a nurse practitioner. Her more recent contributions to nursing has been in education as both a leader and faculty member. Linda is currently an Associate Professor for Abilene Christian University in their online DNP program. As a lifelong learner she is also in her second year of Homeopathy education at the Nashville School of Homeopathy. Linda received her doctor of nursing practice and has a masters and bachelor's degree in nursing.
FNP-BC, CCH, CM
Board Member at Large
Lauren is a board-certified family nurse practitioner and classical homeopath. She is credentialed by the Council for Homeopathic Certification (CCH). Lauren has been in solo and group practice for almost four decades and was a community home-birth midwife for over 25 years. In 2011, Lauren became an educator and then clinical director for the non-profit organization, Homeopaths Without Borders. As the clinical director, she developed two curricula to teach fundamentals of Homeopathy to licensed medical professionals and midwives. Lauren is also a guest lecturer and workshop leader for numerous professional organizations. Along with two other physicians, she developed, and taught a course on introductory Homeopathy for doctors and nurses in the Boston area, sponsored by Northeastern University. Lauren's vast experience in conventional and homeopathic medicine allows her to truly integrate both knowledge and practice.
MSN, MPH, RN
Board Member at Large
“My love for homeopathy started when I picked up an interesting book at a WF store. Homeopathy “had me” when I learned that homeopathy stimulates the Vital Force energetically. This made total sense to me and supported what I already knew about energetics.” Noemi is very excited about homeopathy and has now finished a 3-year training in the Falkner School of Homeopathy. Noemi has been a registered nurse for over 30 years, mostly in the fields of community health and oncology. She Is a nurse educator at the Cizik School of Nursing, University of Texas. Her deep desire for serving and learning has led her to holistic caring approaches. In her private practice she also supports individuals with relaxation, mindfulness, meditation, and bioenergetics. She holds master degrees in Nursing and in Public Health from the University of Texas.
HNA was founded in the early 1980’s by a group of nurses with a vision that nurses are a vital force in homeopathy. Through their ongoing dedication and outreach, HNA has become the leading organization to represent and support nurse homeopaths globally.
RN, DiHOM, ADS, AE-C, CCH
Kathleen has over twenty-five years experience in the health and wellness field. She is a Registered Nurse, Certified Asthma Educator, and Board certified Classical Homeopath. She is a passionate patient advocate and health educator with expertise in disease management, quality assurance, health promotions, and complimentary and alternative modalities.
Denise graduated from the University of Nebraska Lincoln in 1990 with a Bachelor of Science from the College of Home Economics. In 2011 she received her diploma in practical nursing from Northeast Community College. Her experience is in long term care. In 2015 she completed a homeopathic diploma program through the Clinical Homeopathic College in Montana, while currently participating in ongoing theory classes at a local level. Her interest is advancing homeopathic access. She has been a member of HNA since 2015. She currently resides in Nebraska with her husband and two sons.
RN, C.Hom, CCH
Margareta graduated in Nursing 1993, Magna cum laude. She worked as a staff nurse specializing in wound care, and as a restorative nursing manager. She is a homeopathic graduate from the HASC, (Homeopathic Academy of Southern California) Carlsbad, School of Homeopathy. She has a diploma from the CEDH (Center for Education & Development of Clinical Homeopathy) school of homeopathy, LA. She has travelled to India twice for post graduate studies in homeopathy. Once with the Bengal Allen Institute, attending clinics in the slum of Kolkata, (For which institute she is now the west coast, on line, coordinator for their 12 weekend/over 2+ years, post graduate course.) Last year she also traveled to Kerala for 6 weeks, attending daily clinical sessions at Dr Jose Isaac’s private clinic. When first starting out as a homeopath she worked with NMD., Dana Churchill in LA, but she is currently in private practice. In 2014 she finished up and received the designation CCH, from the CHC (Center for Homeopathic Certification).
RN, PT, GDNO, Nursing Officer DND, PHTLS Instructor
Board Member at Large
“My Homeopathic Journey started with my horses and dogs as a young Tellington Touch practitioner and my passion and admiration for what Hahnemann taught us and what Homeopathy can do increases every day.” Annalisa has over 25 years as a registered nurse from emergency to poison information, long term care, wound care champion, and telemedicine. She has always been a strong proponent of fitness for health and has been a triathlon and track coach and an equestrian competitor and coach. She is currently a student at the Canadian College of Homeopathic Medicine and is a proud member of 1 Canadian Field Hospital providing care to the Canadian Forces.