Sue Armstrong qualified from Cambridge Veterinary School, England in 1984 and worked first in Oxford and then in a partnership in Leeds for twelve years. She set up her dream practice Balanced Being based in Wetherby in 2003 which is an integrative veterinary practice and has homeopathy as its core philosophy.
Sue studied homeopathy at the Royal London Homeopathic Hospital and with the HPTG in Oxford. She obtained VetMFHom status in 1996. After further study with Jeremy Sherr, Rajan Sankaran and others she gained her RSHom status in 2007. Sue went through teaching training with the HPTG and is now a partner and current Director of Education. Sue is past president of the British Association of Homeopathic Veterinary Surgeons and president of The Canadian College of Animal Homeopathy. She lectures extensively internationally. Sue has published the Little Book of Thinking Dog and is a core contributor to the book Foundations of Health and Social Care.
Kim Elia was inspired to study homeopathy when he read Gandhi’s quote about homeopathy, “Homeopathy cures a greater percentage of cases than any other method of treatment. Homeopathy is the latest and refined method of treating patients economically and non-violently.” He has been studying homeopathy since 1987 and graduated from the New England School of Homeopathy. Kim was in clinical practice with Dr. Paul Herscu, author of The Homeopathic Treatment of Children, Pediatric Constitutional Types.
Kim is the former Director of Nutrition at Heartwood Institute, California, and has certified many nutritionists across the state of California. During that same time, he was the Director of Fasting at Heartwood, and worked with fasting therapeutics with many hundreds of people.
Kim was a trainer at a company providing whole food nutritional supplements, and he managed and trained a large group of independent distributors. He traveled throughout the United States presenting nutritional and motivational seminars and developing his trademark dynamic, entertaining lecture style.
Kim serves as CEO of WholeHealthNow, the distributors of OPUS Homeopathic Software and Books in North America. Kim provides and coordinates software training and support, and oversees new software development with an international team of homeopaths and software developers.
He has been instrumental in the creation of WholeHealthNow’s website, a comprehensive free informational resource for students and professionals. He was inspired to create the Historic Homeopathic Timeline, and is responsible for a growing library of recorded interviews and presentations with today's world renowned homeopaths on a variety of timely and relevant topics. Kim’s intent is to bring the homeopathic community together and to contribute to the training of effective practitioners who will bring homeopathic medicine forward into the mainstream.
Kim was the principal instructor and developer of the four year classical homeopathy program at the Hahnemann Academy in Tokyo and Osaka, Japan. He is currently developing new homeopathy projects.
Dr. Epstein is a 1985 graduate of the University of Pennsylvania School of Veterinary Medicine. She started her homeopathy studies with Dr. Pitcairn's Professional Course in 1995-1996, and has since attended many courses and conferences in the field. She has a special interest in evidence-based homeopathy and has lectured extensively on this in the U.S. and other countries. Dr. Epstein is the owner of Wilmington Animal Hospital in Wilmington, DE. This is an AAHA-accredited facility that utilizes homeopathy, acupuncture, chiropractic, nutrition, and minimal vaccinations.
Dr. Storozum is a 1976 DVM graduate of Cornell University and a 2007 graduate of Liberty University School of Law. He studied homeopathy with Dr. Richard Pitcairn and was certified by the AVH in 1998. Dr. Storozum has been in general mixed animal practice since 1976 and has practiced homeopathic medicine since 1995. As a member of the Virginia State Bar, Dr. Storozum also conducts a small solo law practice dealing mostly with wills and trusts, animal law, real estate and conservation easements, and, most famously, AVH's breach of contract and fraud lawsuit against the American Association of Veterinary State Boards (RACE program). He and his wife, Shay, live on many acres in rural central Virginia, and are slaves to their numerous animals, including cats, chickens, ducks, geese, and one dog.
Robin L. Cannizzaro has been owner/operator of Wholistic Veterinary Care in Brooksville, Florida since 1996. Robin graduated from the University of Florida of Veterinary School in 1991. Her practice is ninety percent or more Homeopathic for small, large, and exotic animals. Robin became interested in Holistic medicine in the early 1990s and completed Richard Pitcairn’s Professional Veterinary Course in 1995.. Robin has taken a year long course with Dr. Paul Herscu and studied with other notable Homeopaths such as Lou Klein, Vega and others.
Robin has published articles in National Center for Homeopathy magazine, Holistic Horse magazine, and Animal Wellness Magazine. Robin has been interviewed or participated in cable programs, news, newspaper articles and other media outlets.
Robin grew up with horses and riding is an avid horseback rider and competes in dressage. She has a strong interest in hoof balance and care in the equine and offers consultations for equine athletes.
Robin is owned by five dogs, four horses, three cows, two birds, five cats, miniature donkey, miniature horse and her long term domestic partner.
Susan Beal, DVM is currently the Agricultural Science Advisor for PASA: The Pennsylvania Association for Sustainable Agriculture.
Founded in 1992, PASA’s consistent and driving vision has been to transform agriculture and food systems in Pennsylvania - and beyond - in ways that makes our farmers more viable, improves the land and restores the heath and well being of all our citizens. PASA is non-profit in structure but entrepreneurial in spirit, and uses resources carefully to work collaboratively with others in achieving measurable results where the organization can, without compromising its values.
PASA has measured success around their mission statement: Promoting profitable farms that produce healthy food for all people while respecting the natural environment.
Dr Beal comes from a long background of holistic veterinary practice, ranging from mixed practice through emergency medicine, equine, and companion animal practices. Before joining the team at PASA, Dr Beal was employed at a non-speciated veterinary practice dedicated to providing holistic care for animals and the environment.
She also provided educational programs, consulting and coaching for her clients as well as farmers, producers and consumer groups. Susan is particularly interested in whole farm/whole system pasture based ecology, and offers common sense advice and counsel with the goal of health from the ground up – thriving individuals and ecosystems.
Susan Beal graduated from the Ontario Agricultural College at the University of Guelph in 1982 with a Bachelor of Science in Agriculture with a major in Applied Bacteriology, and areas of emphasis in Literature and Extension Education. She graduated from the Ontario Veterinary College, University of Guelph, in 1987 with a degree in Veterinary Medicine.
Dr Beal has studied acupuncture through the International Veterinary Acupuncture Society (IVAS), and Animal Chiropractic thorough the American Veterinarians and Chiropractors Association (AVCA). She has studied Craniosacral Therapy through the Upledger Institute and has served as a teaching assistant for Craniosacral Therapy courses offer by the Institute.
Her homeopathic studies include completion of Dr Richard Pitcairn's Professional and Advanced Courses in Veterinary Homeopathy, continued studies at the Hudson Valley School of Classical Homeopathy, as well as studying with other homeopaths both here and abroad. Dr Beal studies, writes and teaches, and, for nearly two decades has been involved with actively mentoring veterinarians who are studying homeopathy and non conventional medicine.
Susan lives in Jefferson County, Pennsylvania - on land recaptured from the wilds - where she raises a small group of Jacob sheep and a small herd of Devon cattle. In addition to her work with PASA, she serves on the Board of the Pennsylvania Forage and Grazing Lands Conservation Coalition and is Immediate Past President of the American Holistic Veterinary Medical Association. She in involved with providing training in Holistic Management, a whole farm/business planning process that considers the triple bottom line of relevant economic, environmental and social considerations simultaneously. Farms and ranches that practice Holistic Management are experiencing up to a 300% increase in profit while building their biological assets and improving quality of life.