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Executive Staff

Susan Testa, M.S., RD, LDN

Associate Vice President, Clinical Services

Susan Testa, M.S., RD, LDN, currently serves as Associate Vice President of Clinical Services at Maryland University of Integrative Health, developing and delivering strategic initiatives and the overseeing the student teaching clinics and individual faculty provider care services in the Universities integrative health center, the Natural Care Center. Read more


Lesly Elvard, M.S.

Director, Information Technology



James Snow, M.A., RH(AHG)

Assistant Provost for Academic Research and Academic Director, Integrative Health Sciences

James Snow is the Assistant Provost for Academic Research and Academic Director of the Integrative Health Sciences Department at Maryland University of Integrative Health. He has more than 25 years of experience merging modern scientific perspectives with traditional explanatory models of healing. Read more


Diane Finlayson, M.A., C-IAYT, ERYT-500

Program Director, Yoga Therapy

Diane Finlayson brings to her position deep institutional history in the field of yoga therapy as well as experience in curriculum development, program design, and teaching. Her master’s thesis was on the practice of Ayurveda in America. Prior to joining MUIH, Finlayson was the owner of yama studio (Yoga, Ayurveda & Meditation Arts) where she trained over 400 yoga therapists, therapeutic yoga teachers, ayurvedic wellness coaches, and meditation facilitators between 2000 and 2015.  Read more


Rebecca Pille, Ph.D., MS, CHWC, CWP

Program Director, Health and Wellness Coaching

Dr. Pille is the Program Director for MUIH's Health and Wellness Coaching (HWC) programs. She advocates for the health and wellness coaching field and directs all activities related to MUIH’s Post-Baccalaureate Certificate program and Master of Arts degree in HWC. Dr. Pille is also faculty for the HWC and the Health Promotion Master of Science degree. Read more

 Michael Tims  

Michael Tims, Ph.D.

Academic Director, Herbal Programs

Michael Tims is Academic Director of Herbal Programs at Maryland University of Integrative Health. He has taught at the University of Maryland and Montgomery College, and has had broad experience in the herbal supplement industry as a managing partner of Cash Grocer Natural Foods, as a clinical herbalist, and as an academic researcher focused on the chemical ecology of endangered medicinal plant species. Read more


 Kathy Warner

Kathy Warner, Ph.D.

Academic Director, Nutrition and Integrative Health

Kathy Warner brings to her position a rich background in higher education leadership, research, and administration as well as comprehensive experience in online learning, program design, curriculum delivery and teaching. Her academic and research areas of focus have been in the sciences. Read more


Claudia Joy Wingo, MPH, PGDipTropMed, BSN, RN, DMH, MNHAA, CN 

Program Director, Health Promotion

Claudia Joy Wingo is Program Director, Health Promotion, practicing Clinical Herbalist, RN, Certified Naturalist and Public Health Educator. She completed a Master in Public Health in 2012 at James Cook University, Australia and was a senior lecturer in Advanced Herbalism and Nutrition at Australasian College for Natural Therapies in Sydney. She is currently Head of Education on the Executive Board of the National Herbalist Association of Australia. Read more