Leadership

Founder & Executive Director

Dr. Mikhail Kogan, Founder and Executive Director, ex-officio

Dr. Mikhail Kogan, MD is a Medical Director, GW Center for Integrative Medicine and the Assistant Professor, George Washington University School of Medicine and Health Sciences Throughout my medical training and early career in medicine, I felt a deep void from being unable to provide access to evidenced holistic modalities for so many ailments.  When […]

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Board of Directors

Diana Myers, Chair

Diana K. Myers has spent her career working for the marginalized and underserved, and is dedicated to growing the capacity of organizations devoted to this cause, internationally and in the United States.  She was Vice President for International Programs for Save the Children/US until Sept 2018, and serves now as Senior Advisor to the CEO […]

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Lynn English, Vice Chair

Lynn English, MA is a strategy and resource development consultant with 25 years of experience in fundraising, strategic planning, and program development for community-based and national non-profit organizations and foundations. Lynn holds a BA in English from Georgetown University and an MA in English Literature from the University of Maryland at College Park. Lynn serves […]

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Elizabeth Younger, Treasurer

Elizabeth Younger is the Treasurer for the AIM Health Institute Board of Directors. Ms. Younger has a B.A. from Vassar College and is fluent in English and Spanish. Previously, as Director Business Operations for Unither Virology (UV), a subsidiary of United Therapeutics Corporation, a biotechnology company focused on the development and commercialization of a broad […]

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Dr. Amy Kossoff, Medical Director

Dr. Amy Kossoff is the Medical Director of AIM Health Institute. Dr. Kossoff graduated from The George Washington University School of Medicine in Washington, DC, and has been practicing Internal Medicine for the underserved for the past 30 years. In October 2017, Dr. Kossoff completed a Fellowship in…

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Dr. Nancy Aboulmouna, Secretary

Dr. Nancy Aboulmouna is the Secretary for the AIM Health Institute Board of Directors. Dr. Aboulmouna graduated magna cum laude in medicine from University of Bridgeport’s College of Naturopathic Medicine in May of 2018. While pursuing medicine, she also graduated magna cum laude with a Masters in…

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Kami Veltri, Medical Student Representative

Kami Veltri is MD student and  a founding Board Member of AIM Health and a medical student with an Integrative Medicine Scholarly Concentration at the George Washington University. She graduated summa cum laude with a Bachelor of Science in Behavioral and Integrative Neuroscience from the University of Florida …

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Teri Schopfer, JD

Teri L. Champ serves as General Counsel of CancerLinQ, a wholly-owned subsidiary of American Society of Clinical Oncology, Inc. (ASCO). There, she also serves as Senior Counsel and Division Director to ASCO. Her practice focuses on strategic and commercial transactions, intellectual property, big data, health information technology, and corporate governance. Teri was named as one […]

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Janette Rodrigues

Janette Rodrigues is the Administrative Director of the new Office of Integrative Medicine (OIMN) at the George Washington University School of Medicine and Health Sciences. Housed in Department of Clinical Research and Leadership, the Office provides a collaborative space to engage, educate, and support health care providers and patients interested in whole health and treatments […]

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Dr. Tracie Lanter, MD

Dr. Tracie Lanter is a graduate of University of Pennsylvania and Medical School at Medical College of Virginia.  She completed her medical residency at Temple University Hospital. Dr. Tracie Lanter practices internal medicine in Chevy Chase, MD. Prior to this she practiced internal medicine in McLean, VA. Dr. Lanter has a special interest in women’s […]

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Leigh Frame, PhD, MHS

Dr. Leigh Frame brings nutrition and immunity together through clinical/translational research. She is especially interested in the role of vitamin D as an immune modulatory hormone. Dr. Frame is reestablishing her research at GW and working to build a GW Integrative Medicine research program. Her interests include the potential role of the microbiome and nutrition […]

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Staff

Safi Harriott, office manager

In her career as a dance educator, Safi Harriott has worked at the intersection of arts access and individual and social wellness for the better part of a decade. She holds a BA in Anthropology and Dance from Bard College, and an MFA in Dance Performance and Choreography from Smith College. Her primary point of […]

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Elizabeth Goldberg, LMT. Programs Director

Ever since I can remember, I have had a passion for social justice.  Whether it was a food drive at my middle school or advocating for the re-signing of the Americans with Disabilities Act in college, I was always fired up about something. As a massage therapist and mind-body practitioner, the innate healing power of […]

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Joshua Warren, L.Ac. Program Coordinator

Joshua Warren, MAOM, L.Ac, Dipl. Ac (#DC500276) graduated from Daoist Traditions College of Chinese Medical Arts in Asheville, NC with his Master’s in Acupuncture and Oriental Medicine in 2017. Joshua’s education centered on the Classical roots of Chinese medicine, challenging him to develop a medical practice that readily calls for investigation into the deeper aspects […]

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Board of Advisors

Dr. John Pan, MD

The founding Medical Director of the Office of Integrative Medicine and Health at The George Washington University School of Medicine and Health Sciences, and the founding Medical Director of the GW Center for Integrative Medicine

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Dr. Wayne Jonas, MD

Dr. Wayne Jonas is a practicing family physician, an expert in integrative health and health care delivery, and a widely published scientific investigator. His new book, How Healing Works, was published in January 2018

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Dr. Andrew Weil, MD

Dr. Andrew Weil is a world-renowned leader and pioneer in the field of integrative medicine. Combining a Harvard education and a lifetime of practicing natural and preventive medicine, Dr. Weil is the Founder and Director

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Mr. Ron Boston, MS

Colonel Ronald G. Boston is a graduate of the United States Air Force Academy and a retired Air Force officer. He has a Master’s Degree in Japanese history from the University of Washington, Seattle, and served as an…

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Dr. James Gordon, MD

Dr. James Gordon is a psychiatrist and the Founder and Executive Director of The Center for Mind-Body Medicine and a Clinical Professor of Psychiatry and Family Medicine at Georgetown University School of Medicine. The first Chairman of the Program…

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JD Talasek

JD Talasek is the director of Cultural Programs of the National Academy of Sciences (www.cpnas.org).  Talasek is creator and moderator for a monthly salon called DASER (DC Art Science Evening Rendezvous) held at the NAS, part of the LASER network. He is currently on the faculty at Johns Hopkins University in the Museum Studies Master’s […]

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Dr. Jehane El-Bayoumi, MD

Dr. Jehane El-Bayoumi was born in Florida, raised in East Lansing, Michigan and attended the University of Michigan in Ann Arbor for both undergraduate and medical school. She then moved to Washington, DC in 1985 to complete her internship…

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Dr. Melinda Ring, MD

Dr. Melinda Ring has served as the Director of the Osher Center of Integrative Medicine at Northwestern University since 2007. While earning her medical degree and completing her Internal Medicine residency at the University of Chicago, Dr. Ring’s passion…

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Dr. Myles Spar, MD, MPH

Dr. Myles Spar is founder and CEO of Tack180, an optimal health program for men, and directs the Integrative Medicine program at the Southern California Men’s Medical Group and at the Simms-Mann Health and Wellness Center at Venice Family Clinic.

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Dr. Jeffrey Geller, MD

Dr. Jeffrey Geller, MD practices family medicine at the Greater Lawrence Family Health Center (GLFHC) serving as the Director of Integrative Medicine and the Group Medical Visit Programs since 1999. GLFHC is a federally qualified community health center in one of the poorest cities in New England. His practice integrates the most accessible of allopathic […]

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Dr. Priscilla Abercrombie, PhD, RN, NP

Dr. Priscilla Abercrombie has been a women’s health nurse practitioner for more than 30 years. She completed a Fellowship in Integrative Medicine through the University of Arizona Center for Integrative Medicine and is a board certified Advanced Holistic Nurse and Health and Wellness coach. She also completed certification…

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Dr. Eileen Yager, MD, FAAP

Eileen D. Yager, MD, FAAP, is an almost-retired pediatrician and Clinical Professor of Pediatrics at the University of Colorado School of Medicine. She is Director of the Integrative Pain/Symptom Management Clinic at Children’s Hospital Colorado. Through the University of Colorado School of Medicine Resilience Council, she gives mindfulness practices…

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Mrs. Lori Kaplan, MEd

Being named Washingtonian of the Year is a crowning career achievement, but for Lori Kaplan, it is just one of many awards and honors earned early on in her career. As President and CEO, Lori led Latin American Youth Center (LAYC) to its national prominence as an award-winning network of youth programs in Washington, DC, […]

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Mrs. Luann Jacobs, MA-CCC/SLP, RMT

Luann Jacobs is retired from an active 40+ years as a Speech-Language Pathologist specializing in adult rehabilitation and cognitive retraining in functional environments. In addition to a Master’s degree in Speech Pathology from Indiana University, she is a Reiki Master Teacher in the Usui School of Natural Healing, a graduate in Shamanic studies…

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Yael Flusberg, C-IAYT, E-RYT500, RMT, MS

Yael Flusberg is a sought-after yoga therapist, writer and coach who helps people find resiliency, relief and creativity in the midst of transition and loss, and in the aftermath of trauma. In her individual sessions, classes, and trainings, Yael helps students assess their physical, psychological and spiritual health; learn evidence-based techniques…

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Ms. Michelle Steinberg, MS

Michelle Steinberg is a nutritionist and herbalist, as well as a documentary filmmaker, based in Oakland, CA.  She has a BA in Cultural Anthropology from Wesleyan University and an MS in Human Nutrition from the University of Bridgeport.  She completed a 3-year clinical training program at the Ohlone Center for Herbal Studies and received mentorship […]

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Mr. Glenn Sabin

Glenn Sabin is director of FON Consulting, a leading strategy and business development consultancy specializing in the integrative health and medicine sector. FON’s clients span from medical practices, hospitals and health systems, to nutraceutical, pharmaceutical, and media companies. Glenn brings economic and moral clarity to the misnomer that health creation and promotion cannot align with […]

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Mr. John Weeks

John Weeks has worked in integrative health and medicine since 1983, as an organizer, chronicler, speaker and executive. He is Editor-in-Chief of the Journal of Alternative and Complementary Medicine – Paradigm, Practice and Policy Advancing Integrative Health. For a quarter century, his Integrator Blog and related columns have been leading sources on policy and organizational […]

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Mr. Seth Morrison

Seth Morrison is a retired consumer marketing executive and community activist. An active volunteer, Seth has served on local and national boards working on HIV/AIDS, LGBTQ rights, Israel/Palestine peace and local politics. Seth serves as a patient reviewer for the Patient-Centered Outcomes Research Institute (PCORI), and has served as a patient advocate in developing PCORI […]

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Randi Abramson, MD

Since 1991, as a Chief Medical Officer, Dr. Abramson has provided direction and management on all aspects of Bread for the City’s medical program. She manages the recruitment of medical volunteers; cultivates relationships with medical schools to establish residency programs; oversees and coordinates the development and operation of medical clinics; and conducts patient examinations and […]

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Angela Gabriel, L.Ac.

My passion to educate the general public about Integrative Medicine, including Chinese Medicine, has brought me to AIM Health Institute. I dream about making treatments and services available to everybody in need, independent of their socioeconomic status. I aspire to bring…

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