2018 HEART-IM Faculty Advisors
BILL MANAHAN, MD
Dr. Manahan is Assistant Professor Emeritus of Family Practice and Community Health at the University of Minnesota Academic Health Center in Minneapolis. He has served on the Board of Directors of the American Board of Integrative Holistic Medicine as well as the Board of Directors for the Northwestern Academy of Homeopathy. He is a Past-President of the American Holistic Medical Association (now known as the Academy of Integrative Health and Medicine). He was the founding Program Director for Minnesota’s first rural Family Medicine Residency program. He has also served on numerous boards advocating for programs addressing drug use and healthcare for the underserved. He currently is the Co-Chair for the Minnesota Holistic Medicine Group which is composed of 800 healthcare practitioners in Minnesota who come together to do multidisciplinary education and referrals. Dr. Manahan will be a faculty advisor and a guest lecturer on integrative medicine and energy medicine.
Anthony Fleg is a father of 3, husband, son and brother. Originally from Baltimore, MD he has called New Mexico home since 2008. He is a family physician at the University of New Mexico and also a Coordinator/Co-Founder of a love funded partnership, Native Health Initiative (NHI). Through NHI, Anthony lives out his highest value/vision, to use love as a strategy for social change. Anthony has a long history of activism with AMSA, including helping to change the culture around industry gifting of the students (PharmFree) and serving on the Executive Board as a resident physician. His work on wellness is diverse, starting with a day-to-day “beautiful struggle” on his own balance/wellness. Anthony starts medical school lectures with meditation, often doing this with patients as well. He tells his patients that exercise is the medicine he prescribes most, and lives this out through a wellness program he coordinates through NHI, Running Medicine.
Ms. Stoyan-Rosenzweig is the Director of the Medical Humanities program at the University of Florida College of Medicine where she teaches a variety of electives and courses in narrative medicine, media and medicine, environmental health, history of medicine and international health issues, and creative expression. She works with medical students throughout their four years and on many projects promoting use of the arts and humanities in healing at multiple levels. Other work focuses on the role of nature and the environment in healing. She will serve as advisor and lecturer for the HEART elective.
WENDY KOHATSU, MD
Dr. Kohatsu, a graduate of the inaugural class of Fellows from the Program in Integrative Medicine at the University of Arizona, is a family medicine faculty member at Oregon Health Science University. Dr. Kohatsu is certified in shiatsu massage, a clinical researcher and lecturer locally and nationally, with the goal of promoting integrative medicine in the academic environment. She has worked to increase utilization of integrative medicine in underserved populations, and is the editor of Complementary and Alternative Medicine Secrets, (June 2002) and co-author of chapters on the History of CAM in the US, Nutrition, Supplements, Low Back Pain, and Integrative Medicine. Dr. Kohatsu will assist in HEART faculty selection and serve as lecturer.