Harry McIlroy, MD
Harry McIlroy, MD is an integrative physician certified with the Institute for Functional Medicine. Before medical school and completion of residency at Contra Costa Regional Medical Center, Harry had a background in nutrition and obtained a Master’s in acupuncture and Chinese medicine. He strives to provide patients with health tools that empower them to improve their well being.
Cheryl Scott PhD, RN, IBCLC
Cheryl Scott PhD, RN, IBCLC, has worked in the medical field for over 35 years in the capacity as a nurse and research investigator. She has been committed to the holistic care of pregnant and newly delivered families.
Dr. Scott’s Bachelor’s, Master’s and Doctoral studies focused on Holistic and Alternative medicine. She specialized in the Holistic Management of mothers and infants, with a specialization in the nutritional support for the mother-baby diet.
Elizabeth Robbins RN, CLNC, CCEP, CPI
Elizabeth has been a patient advocate in the healthcare industry since 1988. She has used her organizational, bilingual and inspirational skills to start up practices within the various scopes of the healthcare industry. Her strong belief and dedication towards holistic healing in conjunction to western medicine continues to drive her interest in research and development. Her experience as
a nurse in the acute care setting, in management and as a nurse director, has provided her with insights in the needs and the well being of patients and their families. As a CCEP coach, she continues to mentor medical staff in the methodologies of caring science. A care giving methodology focused on genuinely caring for others from the heart, addressing patients entire well being in addition to their primary diagnosis, a practice gaining attention worldwide which has earned her the recognition as a nursing leader among her peers. Her special attention to detail and clinical practice has led her to pursue a reputable practice as a nursing consultant in the health industry.
Extracurricular time has been spent working with organizations such as TED, The Flying Samaritan Medical Team, American Red Cross Disaster Team, and The Special Olympics, activities further fueling her passion towards contributing to humanity by assisting others in improving their lives and the lives of their loved ones. Her ability to continuously evolve as a lifelong learner enriches the lives of those around her and continues to be a catalyst toward the improvement in the innovative changes in healthcare.
Shawna Ellsworth RN, IBCLC, AT, CST
Shawna has been a practicing RN for more than twenty years. Her first few years in healthcare were spent lovingly caring for geriatric clients. She enjoyed working with the aging population and assisting with the healthcare issues that are specific to them. Frequently, she served clients with varying diagnoses such as arthritis, cancer, Parkinson’s disease, dementia, multiple sclerosis, and other neurological disorders. Shawna has worked extensively with people with gastrointestinal disorders (i.e., Crohn’s, ulcers, C. Diff, etc.), autoimmune disorders, and mental health issues. Additionally, she cared for in-patient children in Pediatrics. She has cared for children diagnosed with Autism Spectrum Disorder, epilepsy, and diabetes, just to name a few. Currently, Shawna is working as a perinatal specialist RN. Also, an herbalist, she has a strong belief in and testimony of the healing power of plants, as well as the importance of plant-based preventative care. Shawna has been actively involved in the medical cannabis community for some time, utilizing cannabis singularly or synergistically with other modalities for the treatment of multiple diagnoses. She is an Arvigo and Cranial Sacral Therapist, practicing ancient Mayan medicine that restores the body to its natural balance by utilizing herbs, massage, and unifying mind, body and spirit. She is a strong advocate of varying healing modalities, and collaborative team-centered care. She is committed to helping and serving people in anyway way she can. In her free time, Shawna enjoys spending time with her children, working in her garden, and kayaking.