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Welcome Your NEW NCH Board of Directors

The NCH Board of Directors election process concluded in March and the results are in. The following candidates were elected to the Board for the 2020-2023 term and will begin their service in May:

Denise Straiges, CCH, RSHom(NA), PCH

Denise Straiges CCH, RSHom(NA), PCH is fiercely committed to raising the bar in academic and clinical training for all homeopaths around the world. She is the President and Clinical Director of The Academy of Homeopathy Education (AHE) and in 2015, launched a full-time course in professional homeopathy, the only one of its kind in the US. AHE’s 1,500-hour program runs six contemporaneous cohorts in a rigorous didactic and clinical format.

In addition to AHE’s bustling, low-cost clinic, Denise established HOHM Partners Foundation, providing free/low cost homeopathy to the homeless, addicted and underserved populations. She successfully forged a partnership with a major medical institution in NYC and currently practices with, and provides mentorship to, doctors and medical residents in classical homeopathy and clinical applications in the integrated medical setting. All clinical initiatives are backed by outcomes-based surveys as a part of a large-scale research project.

Denise is a core faculty member of AHE’s foundation studies and post-graduate/professional development programs. She has taught for numerous homeopathy schools in the US and abroad and has been an invited speaker at conferences around the world in homeopathy, integrative wellness and spirituality in medicine.

She is currently pursuing graduate studies at Johns Hopkins University in the History of Medicine.  Her personal work includes original, primary research focused on the origins of homeopathy, in particular, Hahnemann’s influences in The Chronic Diseases and the evolution of potency.  She is also writing a practical compendium on Case Analysis.

Denise maintains a busy practice in classical homeopathy with a focus on complex neurological and autoimmune conditions and provides clinical supervision and mentorship to students and professional homeopaths around the world.

See Denise's vision here.

Marco Spiezia

Marco Spiezia was born in a family of people dedicated to Homeopathy and alternative medicine. He has a major in Management and has specialised over the years in international management, marketing and counselling. He his the Managing Director of Zeus Soft (the provider of RadarOpus Homeopathic software) and has been actively supporting the Homeopathic community since 2014. He also regularly teaches Business at an international University in Italy.

See Marco's vision here.

Margery Lucas, CCH (Candidate)

I am a professional homeopath currently residing in Southern Maryland. In 2018 I graduated from the accredited Homeopathic Practitioner Program at the American Medical College of Homeopathy in Phoenix studying under Todd Rowe, MD, MD(H), CCH, DHt. I am in the final stages of attaining the national CCH credential from the Council for Homeopathic Certification. Previous experience I have includes working as a Certified Medical Assistant in a variety of specialty clinics, taking time off to stay home and raise four children, and completing a Bachelor of Science degree in Business Management with a focus in Healthcare Management (2015). As an active duty military spouse moving around the US and overseas, I have gained extensive experience volunteering on various boards such as PTA’s, Scouts, and Athletic Clubs including serving as Co-President, Secretary, and Treasurer.

See Margery's vision here.

Fabrice Figliolini

Fabrice Figliolini is currently the Vice President of Finance, Information Technology, Supply Chain and Human Resources at Boiron Inc. in Newtown Square, Pa. His responsibilities include overseeing most of the operations aspects of the company in the U.S., helping the company to be financially responsible, streamlining its IT systems and moving products throughout the company and the world. He enjoys working with a team driven to change our healthcare system by helping people view their health in a more holistic way.

“I’m passionate about homeopathic medicine since I have witnessed for many years its positive impact on myself, my family and many of my friends,” says Fabrice, who was raised on this therapeutic system since infancy. “At work, this personal experience is very motivating and I feel fortunate to be a part of a company and industry that is changing the habits of so many moms, healthcare practitioners and others across the country.”

Fabrice has been in living in the Philadelphia area for the past 20 years. He earned his BBA in International business and his MBA in Management Information Systems from Temple University.

When he is not devoting his time to Boiron, Fabrice enjoys traveling with his wife and two young daughters, running, watching documentary films and cooking vegetarian meals.

See Fabrice's vision here.