Principal Contributors

Kim Elia

Founder of the online Homeopathy platform WholeHealthNow, the acute care and first aid online web application, Homeopathic Housecall and the telemedicine platform Global Natural Health Solutions, Kim is an esteemed international lecturer and active professional Homeopath. He will serve as the project’s principal creative lead in charge of all project finances and creative strategy.

The National Center for Homeopathy (NCH)

The NCH is a 501(c)3 non-profit organization dedicated to promoting health through Homeopathy by advancing the use and practice of Homeopathy. NCH provides education and builds awareness while advocating for access to Homeopathy as an effective and affordable system of medicine. NCH Board Members guide NCH work with diverse skillsets and expertise and a collective passion for Homeopathy. The group maintains a dedicated focus on Homeopathy and its role in the greater healthcare arena.

Paola Brown

As president and founder of Americans for Homeopathy Choice, Paola advocates for the growing number of mothers and other Homeopathy users who want to protect their right to choose Homeopathy. Paola will serve as a creative director for the project and talent liaison, connecting the film crew with numerous homeopathy advocates including celebrities and public figures. Paola’s journey as an advocate for Homeopathy will also be featured in the film.

Robert Melo

Trained as an MD, Robert underwent post graduate studies in Homeopathy, Acupuncture and Neural Therapy. He comes from a legacy family of Medical Doctors and professional homeopaths and currently serves as the President of Homeopathic medicine manufacturer OHM Pharma. Dr. Melo will serve as a creative director for the project and will provide spectral analysis machines able to confirm the science behind energy medicine production.

Ronald Whitmont

Trained as an MD, Ronald is a holistically oriented physician. Dr. Whitmont utilizes homeopathic medicines through a classical system of medical therapeutics. Dr. Whitmont will serve as a creative director and advise the team on clinical case studies as both an MD and Homeopathic practitioner.

Julian Shereda-McKenna

Julian comes from a legacy family practicing Acupuncture and natural medicine, but focused his career in cinema. After serving as an EP developing shows in Hollywood, Julian was tapped to oversee a VC firm making investment decisions based on a sophisticated analysis of company branding. His current company, TLT, advises startups on content strategy, while producing films and commercials for established brands. Julian will oversee a team of award-winning producers, cinematographers and graphic artists to film, capture, edit, and launch the feature film.

Kathleen Scheible

A board-certified classical Homeopath, Kathleen has a private Homeopathy practice in San Francisco's Bernal Heights neighborhood. Kathleen founded the Bay Area Homeopathy Association in 2007 and is the current President of the California Homeopathic Medical Society, which was founded in 1877. Kathleen has offered pro bono Homeopathic consultation for elders at the Bernal Heights Neighborhood Center since 2009. Since January 2020, Kathleen has offered free Homeopathic consultations for underserved San Franciscans at Community Well in the Excelsior District both in person and online, supported by the San Francisco Sugary Drink Tax Community Fund. Kathleen has been honored to volunteer for the Integrative Healers Action Network as a Homeopath practitioner and as Homeopath Ambassador since 2018.

Denise Straiges

Denise Straiges CCH, RSHom(NA), PCH is fiercely committed to raising the bar in academic and clinical training for all Homeopaths. She is the President and Clinical Director of The Academy of Homeopathy Education (AHE), and established HOHM Foundation, whose initiatives include the Homeopathy Help Network, a not-for-profit, research-based initiative focused on delivering high quality, affordable Homeopathy care to all. Under her leadership, AHE was named preferred educational provider for the American Institute of Homeopathy (AIH), the oldest medical society in the US. Denise has taught for numerous homeopathy schools in the US and abroad and has been an invited speaker at conferences around the world in homeopathy, integrative wellness, and spirituality in medicine. She is currently pursuing graduate studies at Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine. Her work includes original, primary research focused on the origins of homeopathy, in particular, Hahnemann’s influences in The Chronic Diseases and the evolution of potency. She is writing a practical, in-depth compendium on Case Analysis.

Alastair Gray

Alastair Gray has a PhD in Public Health, specifically in the field of Complementary Medicine (CM) and Integrative Medicine (IM) education. Much of his research has a focus on technologies in CM practice and learning technologies in the education of future CM practitioners. He teaches at and heads the academic, operations, and research at the Academy of Homeopathy Education. In addition, he holds various consulting roles: academic (College of Health and Homeopathy, NZ), educational (National Centre for Integrative Medicine, UK), as well as consulting to many organizations on homeopathic research and e-learning world-wide. A regular seminar and conference presenter worldwide and having spent a decade in the higher education arena in Australia, he is the author of 23 books and numerous articles on primary research in homeopathy, CM and IM medicine. Originally educated as an historian, he teaches the history of health, healing and medicine at schools, colleges and universities in multiple countries. Alastair has been in practice for more than 30 years.