Curriculum Vitae

Education:

California College of Ayurveda, Grass Valley, California,
Clinical Ayurvedic Specialist, 2004
Los Angeles College of Chiropractic, Whittier, California,
Doctor of Chiropractic, 1987
California State University-Chico
B.A. Psychology, 1972

Internship:

Whittier Health Clinic, Whittier, California 1986-1987

Professional Background:

Private Practice
Redondo Beach, CA 1996-Present
Director, Redondo Shores Pain Relief Center
Redondo Beach, CA 1992-1996
Private Practice, Helzer Chiropractic Clinic
Bellflower, CA 1987-1992
Director of Diagnostic Thermography
Mid Cities Diagnostic Center, Bellflower, CA 1989-1991

Appointments:

State Appointed Qualified Medical Evaluator (QME) 1994-2003
Editorial Board Member, “Light on Ayurveda Journal”
October 2005-Present
Medical Board Member, “Living Tradition Newsletter”
October 2007-Present
Spokesperson and Consultant, Gravity Defyer Shoes
January, 2008- January, 2010

Consultant, Komal Herbals/ AyurBest Products July 2008 to July 2009

Consultant, Fila Corporation March, 2010 to December, 2010

Elected Positions:

Director, California Association of Ayurvedic Medicine
January 2005-August 2012
President, California Association of Ayurvedic Medicine
July 2006-July 2009 (3 terms)

Licensure:

California State Board of Chiropractic Examiners,
License # 18993

Board Certification:

Diplomate, American Academy of Pain Management 1992
Certificate # 5206
Diplomate, American Board of Anti-Aging Health Practitioners 1999 Certificate # 3445
Certified Practitioner, California Assoc. of Ayurvedic Medicine 2001

Registered Ayurvedic Specialist (RAS), Association of Ayurvedic Professionals of North America (AAPNA)  May, 2012

Certificates:

National Board of Chiropractic Examiners Certificate # 31215
State of California Department of Health Services
Radiography X-Ray Supervisor and Operator Permit # RHC 129335
State of California, Council for Private Postsecondary and Vocational Education, Certificate of Authorization for Service for Instructor in Anatomy, Physiology, and Nutritional Sciences Certificate # 129753

Teaching Experience:

California Healing Arts College, West Los Angeles, CA 1990-1996 Instructor and Lecturer: Anatomy, Physiology, and Nutrition
Los Angeles College of Chiropractic, Whittier, CA 1994-1996
Preceptor Faculty
Students International Meditation Society, Sacramento, CA 1974-76 Instructor and Lecturer in Meditation

Post-Graduate Education:

California College of Ayurveda, Grass Valley, CA 2000-2004
American Institute of Vedic Studies, Santa Fe, NM 1998-2000
Los Angeles College of Chiropractic, Whittier, Californian Chiropractic Neurology 1989-1991
California Workers’ Compensation Disability Evaluation 1994
Numerous professionally related seminars and workshops
Totaling over 1,000 hours

Professional Affiliations:

American Academy of Pain Management, Diplomate
American Board of Anti-Aging Health Practitioners, Diplomate
California Association of Ayurvedic Medicine,
Board of Directors — Current President
Practitioner Member
National Ayurvedic Medical Association,
Practitioner Member

Association of Ayurvedic Professionals of North America (AAPNA)
Registered Ayurvedic Specialist (RAS)