Neeta Suryavanshi

Duke Trained Integrative Health Coach

I am an Integrative Health Coach who offers professional support, encouragement and insight to help you achieve optimal health and wellness goals on your terms.

Call Rates

Duration Price
15 minutes $40.00
30 minutes $60.00
60 minutes $110.00

Tags

Work/Life Balance Meditation Mindful Eating Stress Management CAM Homeopathy Ayurveda Health Coach Integrative health Complementary Medicine Mindfulness IHC Integrative Health Coaching

Biography

Summary:

Integrative health expert with more than 13 years of diverse experience working with the National Institutes of Health (NIH) and the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA). Integrative Health Coach, trained at Duke University Integrative Medicine Program. Areas of expertise include Integrative Health coaching, Complementary and Alternative Medicine (CAM) modalities like Ayurveda, Homeopathy, Naturopathy, Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM), Holistic nutrition, Yoga and Meditation.Possesses strong interpersonal and presentation skills with a natural talent for communicating across multiple disciplines and cultures.

Education and Selected Coursework:

  • Bachelors Homeopathic Medicine and Surgery (BHMS) - University of Bombay, India
  • Integrative Health Coach (IHC) - Duke University, Durham NC
  • CAM Mini Med program - Georgetown University
  • Certification in Acupressure - University of New Hampshire, Durham NH

Selected Integrative Health Experience:

  • Professional and curriculum development for staff at the NIH’s National Center for Complementary and Alternative Medicine (NCCAM)
  • Integrative Health Consultant at Concord Food Co-Op, Concord NH.
  • Integrative Health Consultant at Squirrel Hill Family Wellness, Pittsburgh PA.
  • Integrative Health Consultant to MD Physicians Rockville MD.
  • Taught Integrative Health and Yoga classes at Allegheny Community College, Pittsburgh PA.
  • Taught Intergative Health and Yoga classes at Merrimack Community College, Concord NH.
  • Taught Integrative Health and Yoga classes at City of Rockville, Rockville MD.
  • Participated in Cancer/CAM lectures at the National Cancer Institute (NCI) - Office of Cancer Complementary and Alternative Medicine (OCCAM)/NIH.

 

Experience

Integrative Health Coach

Squirrel Hill Family Wellness Center
August 1997 - August 2000

  • Assisted Physicians within this multidisciplinary health center in growing practice by performing initial screening, recording histories and drug use, and educating new and prospective patients of customized treatment plans in Complementary and Integrative medicine.
  • Taught classes and provided counseling with a focus on health, nutrition, fitness, stress management, disease prevention, and permanent lifestyle changes.
  • Co-developed patient education programs for holistic nutrition, health-based specialized dietary programs.

Training and Professional Development Manager - NIH contracts

Aspen Systems/Lockheed Martin
March 2000 - September 2009

Training and Professional Development Manager – NIH Projects

  • Managed planning, development, delivery and evaluation of various classroom and e-training modules for call center and clearinghouse staff to improve service delivery by increasing staff knowledge of CAM practices and medical terminology.
  • Worked with project managers to assess educational gaps and identify relevant training topics and resources in CAM and coordinated development of educational resources like webcasts and live meetings.
  • Delegated pre-planning and training delivery tasks to multiple training coordinators; assessed participants’ competency attainment and prepared reports for managers. Spurred higher staff participation in training by identifying certification courses available through NIH.
  • Helped reduce training costs by completing an intensive, five-month NIH clinical research certification program and a six-week course in CAM at Georgetown University and subsequently presenting information to 100+ staff pertaining to cutting-edge advancements in complementary medicine and basic principles of designing and conducting clinical trials.

Education

University of Bombay

1984 - 1992

Bachelors in Science - Integrative Health and Homeopathy

Duke University - Integrative Health Coach (IHC) Training Program

2014 - 2015

Other

Languages

Hindi