The Board of Trustees at Maryland University of Integrative Health is an independent Board which serves as the governing body. The Board of Trustees responsibilities include ensuring the university serves the public interest, fulfills its mission and goals, as well as having fiduciary responsibility for the university and appointing the President.
John Rosa, D.C.
Dr. John Rosa is a leader in Integrative Medicine. He owns and supervises Accessible Beltway Clinics, a leading chiropractic group in the Washington, D.C. metropolitan area since 1998. Its 15 Integrative Medicine centers combine medicine, chiropractic, acupuncture, and physical therapy to give a comprehensive multidisciplinary approach to musculoskeletal disorders.
Dr. Rosa specializes in sports medicine and has been team doctor for many sports organizations, treating elementary, high school, college, professional, and Olympic level athletes. He is a founding member of the RecoveryDoc team, which utilizes cutting-edge healing technology, customized treatment programs, and a state-of-the-art monitoring service to help athletes recover faster and stronger, enabling them to perform at their optimum level. Dr. Rosa holds a bachelor’s degree from Rutgers University, and completed his Doctor of Chiropractic degree at New York Chiropractic College.
Dr. John Rosa served on the Board of Trustees of New York Chiropractic College for over 15 years, serving his final 3 year term as Chairman of the Board. Dr. Rosa was recently awarded the highest recognitions in his profession in Fellow of the American Chiropractic Colleges and Fellow of the International Chiropractic Colleges. Dr. John Rosa is a national expert on the Opioid Crisis lecturing nationwide on the origins, prevention, and treatment of the epidemic.
Dr. Rosa is a surrogate to the White House and consults for the DOJ, DEA, Homeland Security, and several state law enforcement bodies. Dr. Rosa has been awarded the EXPY award for public speaking and the QUILLY award for best selling author on topics related to the Opioid Crisis. In line with his passion to make a difference in the crisis, Dr. Rosa started Overdose Free America, a nonprofit that uses Hollywood and the music industry to bring the topic proper awareness.
Janet Kahn, Ph.D.
Janet Kahn is an assistant professor at Vermont College of Medicine. She is nationally known and respected in the field of integrative health and clinical research. By presidential appointment, she is a member of the Advisory Board on Prevention, Health Promotion and Integrative and Public Health and was a member of the National Institutes for Health National Advisory Council on Complementary and Alternative Medicine from 1999-2003 and 2009-2011.
She was also a member of the steering committee that initiated the National Policy Dialogue to Advance Integrated Care: “Finding Common Ground,” which resulted in creation of the Integrated Healthcare Policy Consortium for which she served as executive director from 2005-2011. She is also a massage therapist and a medical sociologist.
A senior policy advisor for the Consortium of Academic Health Centers for Integrative Medicine, Dr. Kahn also serves as co-principal investigator of Mission Reconnect, an initiative supported by the National Institute of Mental Health. This initiative brings instruction in mind-body techniques and partner massage to veterans of Iraq and Afghanistan and their partners in an effort to promote individual and family well-being.
Dr. Kahn has been a co-investigator on many massage-related studies with partners at Group Health Research Institute, Harvard Medical School, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, and Collinge and Associates. She served the Massage Therapy Foundation (formerly American Massage Therapy Association Foundation) as vice president for grants and then as president, working to increase awareness of the importance of research to advance the profession. She pursued the same goal as director of research for the Massage Therapy Research Consortium, a collaborative of leading massage schools that are building their research capacity.
In her clinical practice, Dr. Kahn focuses on treating people living with chronic pain, as well as people in trauma recovery. In 2008, with William Collinge, she won two Telly Awards for the DVD, “Touch, Caring and Cancer.” As president of Peace Village Projects, she traveled to the Middle East to treat children recovering from war trauma and to train local day care workers in hands-on trauma recovery methods.
Dr. Kahn holds a bachelor’s degree from Antioch College, a Master of Education from Harvard Graduate School of Education, and a doctorate from Brandeis University. A long-time friend of MUIH, Dr. Kahn is familiar with the MUIH history and has a high respect for the level of academic programming and for the organization’s transformation over the past few years. She has a sincere interest in assisting MUIH with becoming a prominent factor in the evolution of integrative health care by offering her knowledge, legislative insight, industry contacts, and academic and clinical research experience.
Mark E. Behm, M.B.A.
Mark E. Behm is a higher education and finance professional who most recently served Towson University as Assistant to the President for Special Projects and, prior to that, Interim Vice President and CFO, Administration and Finance. Mr. Behm spent thirty two years at University of Maryland Baltimore County (UMBC), where he was Director of the Office of Planning Budget and Financial Analysis and later the Vice President for Administration and Finance.
Mr. Behm spent thirty two years at University of Maryland Baltimore County (UMBC), where he was Director of the Office of Planning Budget and Financial Analysis and later the Vice President for Administration and Finance. In these capacities, he demonstrated expertise in planning, management, and budgetary operations. Following his time at UMBC, Mr. Behm joined Anne Arundel Community College as Interim Vice President, Learning Resources Management, in 2005 and then as Special Assistant to President/Vice Presidents in 2008.
With a Bachelor of Science in Economics from University of Maryland and a Master of Business Administration from Loyola College, Mr. Behm has led many teams through large-scale finance, administration, business, and strategic planning initiatives and brings five decades of experience in economics, business, finance, planning, policy, and education to the MUIH Board of Trustees.
Angelo Falcone, M.D., FACEP
Dr. Falcone currently serves as a Board Member of US Acute Care Solutions (USACS), having led one of the founding groups, Medical Emergency Professionals (MEP), for 20 years. USACS provides care to over six million patients a year in emergency departments and hospitals across the US.
As a Regional President for USACS, Dr. Falcone supported 800 clinicians at 60 locations across seven states serving two million patients per year. Prior to joining USACS he led MEP, which became the largest emergency medicine partnership practice in Maryland. MEP developed the largest observation service line in the state of Maryland as well as expertise in skilled nursing and urgent care to help hospital systems move from volume to value based care.
Dr. Falcone completed his residency in emergency medicine at George Washington and Georgetown University Hospitals. He continued his training in pediatric emergency medicine at Fairfax Hospital. He is board certified in both emergency medicine and pediatric emergency medicine.
He has served as the medical director of the Shady Grove Adventist Hospital Pediatric ED and the chairman of emergency medicine at Shady Grove Adventist Hospital. He was the recipient of the Shady Grove Physician RISES (Respect, Integrity, Service, Excellence, Steward) award. In addition, he served on the Shady Grove Adventist Hospital Foundation Board.
Dr. Falcone has also served as a board member on the American College of Emergency Physicians Political Action Committee (NEMPAC).
Currently, Dr. Falcone is enrolled in a Fellowship program in Integrative Medicine through the Academy of Integrative Health and Medicine in San Diego. He also blogs for The Shift, enjoys cycling, and has participated in triathlons in his spare time.
Bruce A. Harvey
Bruce is President and Majority Owner of the Williamsburg Group, LLC., a private homebuilding company in based in Columbia, MD. He has over 38 years of experience in the homebuilding industry including roles at large national homebuilders Ryland Homes, NV Homes and Lennar Homes. He is a graduate of the University of Maryland.
Bruce and his wife Renee are passionate about plant-based nutrition, healthy lifestyles, and alternative medical approaches that involve less medication and intervention. They have six children and live in Howard County.
Bruce’s current and past community roles include the Community Foundation of Howard County both as Board Member and Board Chair, Howard County Heart Ball; Howard Count Youth Program; Rebuilding Together Howard County, Leadership Howard County, Soccer Association of Columbia, and the Maryland Building Industry Association.
Kandace L. Scherr, Esq.
Kandace L. Scherr, Managing Partner at Frank, Frank & Scherr, provides Elder Law, Estate, and Special Needs planning services to people throughout Maryland. She has been consistently successful at helping her clients qualify for Medicaid, enabling them to protect their assets while in long-term care.
Kind and caring, Kandace truly enjoys helping seniors, persons with disabilities, and their loved ones understand the issues they face when difficult situations arise. She recognizes that every circumstance is different and will take the time to help work towards the best possible solution. Kandace’s expertise also includes Guardianships, Estate Administration, Veterans Benefits Claims and the preparation of Wills, Powers of Attorney, Healthcare Directives, and Special Needs Trusts.
Kandace has been named a 2020 Super Lawyer and has received several distinctions including AVVO Client’s Choice Award and Martindale-Hubble Gold Client Award. Her firm is the author of “Elder Law in Maryland”.
A native Marylander, Kandace is a graduate of The University of Maryland Carey School of Law and is admitted to practice law in Maryland and Washington, DC. Ms. Scherr is an accredited attorney with the Department of Veterans Affairs, a member of The National Academy of Elder Law Attorneys and serves as Treasurer of the Elder Law and Disability Rights Section Council of the Maryland State Bar Association. She frequently lectures on Elder Law issues to attorneys and community groups. Kandace also has a degree in Fine Arts from the Maryland Institute College of Art and enjoys drawing and painting.
Janice Trey, C.P.A.
Janice Trey, a Certified Public Accountant, has held various executive roles at Fortune 500 companies. Her healthcare experience includes leadership roles in global health tech, consumer lifestyle, medical device, life science, and technology companies.
She is an alumna of the Harvard Business School and University of Texas at Austin and holds a Management and Leadership certificate from Massachusetts Institute of Technology. She has studied Strategy for Healthcare Delivery, Business Innovation in Global Health Care, Revitalizing Your Digital Business Model, Communication & Persuasion in the Digital Age,
and Marketing Innovation.
Ms. Trey is passionate about boosting well-being, and saving and improving lives. She has been a speaker at the Partners Healthcare’s Connected Heath Care conference and Global Business Group on Health Forum. She has attended various healthcare conferences organized by Harvard, MIT, Yale, Wharton, the Radiological Society of North America, and Healthcare Information and Management Systems Society.
Ms. Trey has board of director experience at several non-profits. She has served at the Kennedy Center Circles Board and the Council for a Community of Democracy. She has attended Fortune’s Most Powerful Women Summit, Fortune 500 Forum, and Forbes Women Summit. Ms. Trey is multilingual and has lived and worked in multiple continents.
Beverly J. White-Seals, J.D.
Beverly J. White-Seals is the President and CEO of the Community Foundation of Howard County (CFHC). Prior to joining CFHC, Ms. White-Seals served as the director of workforce diversity for the Johns Hopkins Health System. Her career also includes her position as assistant general counsel for General Growth Properties, of counsel with Hodes, Ulman, Pessin & Katz, senior assistant general counsel for The Rouse Company, and staff attorney for the U.S. Department of Labor.
Ms. White-Seals community service includes co-chairing a capital campaign for Howard County General Hospital (a Johns Hopkins hospital), which raised $30 million toward the hospital’s expansion and renovation, as well as chairing the Johns Hopkins Health System Community Needs Assessment Council.
Ms. White-Seals currently is a trustee and past board chair for Howard County General Hospital, founder and co-chair of the hospital’s Community Relations Council, and trustee for the Heifetz International Music Institute. Among her honors, Ms. White-Seals was inducted into the Howard County Women’s Hall of Fame and received a citation from Sen. Barbara Mikulski for her efforts on behalf of the state of Maryland. She also received the Governor’s Award for her efforts on behalf of residents of Howard County, MD. Ms. White-Seals received her B.A. from Ohio Wesleyan University and a J.D. from Columbia University.
Marc Levin, M.B.A., M.A., CPA, (Ex-Officio), President and CEO
Marc Levin joined MUIH in March 2008 and has served as a senior officer for every president in the history of the University. He is highly respected both within and outside the University and recognized for his integrity, authenticity, and grace. He earned his Master of Arts in Transformative Leadership and Social Change from MUIH under the teachings of the University’s founders and elders. Today, he is a proud alum and continues to be a strong supporter of the University’s values and culture which are consistently shown through his leadership and actions.
“My dream is to unleash the collective passion, expertise, and creativity of our community to create a future where we strive to positively impact the health, wellness, and well-being of every person on the planet,” said Mr. Levin
“My dream is for MUIH to view itself as a real community and to live into that image.”
“I have a saying, ‘See the future, create the future, be the future.’ My dream is for MUIH to be the future.”
Mr. Levin brought more than 25 years of business experience when he joined MUIH. He holds a Master of Business Administration and a bachelor’s degree in accounting from the University of Maryland and is a certified public accountant. He is also the author of Eight Shifts for Wellness: Practical Transformative Steps to Enhance Health, Wellness, and Well-Being, a book inspired by the teachings and philosophy of MUIH.
Mr. Levin is on the Board of Trustees of the Community Foundation of Howard County and serves as its treasurer. He is also a volunteer coach for Leadership Howard County and is a member of the Howard County Estate Planning Council, serving on the membership committee. Mr. Levin and his family have been residents of Howard County for 30 years.