About Us

Hygeia Foundation Board of Directors
Bethany M. Hays, MD, President
Chris Bicknell Marden, Secretary
Elisa Boxer-Cook
Fawn Dunphy, DC
Sheila Hanley
Mary Noyes
Evelyn Rysdyk
Catherine Valenza, Executive Director

While Hygeia Foundation does business as (d/b/a) True North, it is registered with the IRS as Hygeia Foundation. Hygeia is the name of the Greek goddess of health and healing - our focus on health and healing made this name an appropriate match for our Foundation.

Advisory Board
True North is grateful to have the advice and counsel of the following individuals who serve on our advisory board:

Christina Baldwin: Author and Owner, PeerSpirit, Inc 
Jeffrey Bland, PhD: Founder, Institute for Functional Medicine  
Kate Cheney Chappell: Co-founder and Vice President, Tom's of Maine  
Mark Hyman: Author and former Medical Director, Canyon Ranch Health Resort   
Gladys McGarey, MD: Founder, American Holistic Medical Association
Gabrielle Melchionda: Owner, MadGabs, Inc.   
Patricia Norris, PhD: Clinical Director of the Life Sciences Institute of Mind-Body Health   
David Reilly, FRCP, MRCGP, FFHom: Lead Consultant Physician, Glasgow Homeopathic Hospital

Administrative Staff
Catherine Valenza, Executive Director
Bethany M. Hays, MD, Medical Director
Nicole Lebel, Office Manager & Bookkeeper
Carolyn Mains, Marketing & Administrative Assistant
Deanna Baker, Administrative Assistant

Reception & Clinical Support Staff
Kati-Layne Koestner, Front Desk Receptionist & Medical Assistant

B. Joseph Semmes, MD, Editor - True North Tune Up


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