About Our Advisory Board

Our board is comprised of incredible thoughtleaders and groundbreakers who have been instrumental in researching, practicing, and spreading awareness about the significance of the skin-health link, and the importance of an integrative approach to healthy skin. We are honored to collaborate with them as we all build and refine the field of Nutritional Aesthetics® together. Here they are (listed alphabetically):

Jules Annen

Jules Annen, PhD

Jules Annen is an accomplished health and beauty writer and educator with specialized training in trichology, esthiology, and integrative medicine. As a professional member/practitioner of the National Association of Nutrition Professionals (NANP) and Academy of Integrative Health and Medicine (AIHM), Jules takes a holistic approach to health and wellness education, emphasizing the interconnectedness of the body’s systems. With a passion for empowering individuals to take charge of their health, Jules provides evidence-based education and personalized support to help others achieve optimal well-being.

Rona Berg

Rona Berg

Rona Berg is the Editor-in-Chief of Organic Spa Magazine, the premier national consumer eco-lifestyle magazine in America today. She sits on the Advisory Board of SHAPE Magazine, for her expertise in health and wellness, and co-chairs the Personal Care Committee of the non-profit Green Spa Network, where she advises personal-care brands and spas on how to become greener and more sustainable.

Berg is an internationally renowned wellness and green lifestyle expert, journalist, and bestselling author of Beauty: The New Basics and Fast Beauty: 1000 Quick Fixes (Workman Publishing).

The former Editorial Director of ELLE and Deputy Style Editor for the New York Times Magazine, she has covered international spa trends for Real Simple, holistic spa treatments for SELF and massage for O: The Oprah Magazine. Her observations on beauty, wellness, food and travel have also appeared in Vogue, Health, InStyle, Fitness, Ladies Home Journal, Luxury Spa Finder, The New York Times Book Review, ELLE, The New York Post, and many more.

Berg has been a featured speaker at the International Spa Association Conference (ISPA), the Green Spa Network Congress, the American Spa Expo, the Health and Beauty Expo, the Inside Beauty Show, the Global Green Expo, Green Festival, and served as a judge for the Green Spa Network Sustainability Awards, and a brand award judge for Green Fest NYC.

She has been quoted for her expertise in New York Magazine, The Los Angeles Times, The Huffington Post, Glamour, Redbook, Swedish ELLE, The Daily Mail, Singapore Financial Times, Town & Country, Good Housekeeping, CosmoGirl, Working Mother, Reader’s Digest and more.

Berg travels the globe dispensing eco-friendly tips along the way. She has made hundreds of appearances on radio and television shows across the U.S., including The Today Show, Martha Stewart Living and Fox News.

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Dr. Naana Boakye

Dr. Naana Boakye

Dr. Boakye is a board-certified dermatologist with a diversified practice that includes cosmetic dermatology with a focus on aesthetic enhancements as well as surgical and medical dermatology for both the adult and pediatric population.

Dr. Boakye is an Assistant Clinical Professor at Mount Sinai St. Luke’s Hospital in New York City, and graduated from Wellesley College with a degree in Biochemistry. She obtained her Medical Degree from Temple University and a Masters of Public Health in Epidemiology from George Washington University. Dr. Boakye completed her dermatology residency at State University of New York Health Sciences Center in Brooklyn, New York where she served as Chief Resident.

Dr. Boakye is affiliated with numerous professional societies including the American Academy of Dermatology. She has been featured in Redbook magazine, O, The Oprah Magazine and more. She enjoys the daily interaction with her patients and strives to enhance their appearance, self-image and well-being.

Dr. Boakye is also the co-founder and Chief Executive Officer of Karité Shea Butter. As a dermatologist who specializes in the health and appearance of the skin, creating products with scientifically-backed ingredients that have the ability to nurture the skin and optimize its health is her passion.

Karité’s natural, antioxidant-rich products feature high concentrations of raw, unrefined shea butter and palm oil sourced directly from Ghana. These pure ingredients are blended with unrefined organic coconut oil to create the perfect moisturizer that soothes and heals even the most sensitive skin. Formulated without harsh chemicals and solvents that can irritate skin, Karité products are hypoallergenic and free of synthetic dyes, silicones and parabens.

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Dr. Trevor Cates

Dr. Trevor Cates

Dr. Trevor Cates is author of the USA Today and Amazon bestselling book Clean Skin From Within, and founder of The Spa Dr. natural skin care line.

She was the first woman licensed as a naturopathic doctor in California and currently lives in Park City, Utah where she helps patients from around the world achieve naturally glowing skin.

She has been featured on various TV shows, including The Doctors and Extra TV. Dr. Cates is host of The Spa Dr. weekly podcast and her PBS special, Younger Skin From Within.

She believes the key to healthy skin is inner and outer nourishment with natural and non-toxic ingredients. For more visit www.thespadr.com

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Jennifer Fugo

Jennifer Fugo

Jennifer Fugo, MS, CNS is a clinical nutritionist empowering women who’ve been failed by conventional medicine to beat chronic skin and unending gut challenges. Because she’s overcome a long history of gut issues and eczema, Jennifer has empathy and insight to help her clients discover missing pieces and create doable integrative plans.

She has a Master’s degree in Human Nutrition from the University of Bridgeport and is a Certified Nutrition Specialist. Her work has been featured on Dr. Oz, Reuters, Yahoo!, CNN, and many podcasts and summits. Jennifer is an Amazon best-selling author and the host of the Healthy Skin Show.

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Jackie Johnson

Jackie Johnson

Jackie Johnson is a Holistic Brand Strategist who founded Wildling Dreams Consulting. Jackie’s credentials also include a 15-year career in business and management, helping grow retail, hospitality and fitness companies before striking out on her own to create luxury wellness products she wasn’t finding in the marketplace.

Her story is a narrative of finding herself at age 20, after literally losing her hair from stress and cheap beauty care products. She was at an all-time low in self-confidence because so much of her life was falling apart. Her journey is about finding her way back to health, which has manifested into her becoming a farmer, and formulating the Wildling Botanicals skincare line, Wildling Herbs. Through her businesses, she brings a much-needed perspective to the beauty world by joining nature and business together, so that she can empower others in health and wellness brands to do the same.

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Rakhi Roy

Rakhi Roy, MS, RD, LDN

Rakhi is an Actress-turned Registered Dietitian and holds a Bachelor’s in Anthropology and Theatre and a Master’s in Dietetics & Nutrition. Her own skin struggles with eczema on and off-camera led her passion to help others with chronic skin conditions find food freedom and support their skin from within through an integrative approach.

Rakhi believes that there is no one-diet that fits all and helps guide her clients on how to reintroduce foods back in safely instead of focusing on long-term food eliminations. Rakhi also writes, educates, and speaks for various health online outlets in the dietary & nutrition health community. She has been featured on Healthline.com and the National Eczema Association.

Rakhi’s past work includes corporate wellness, Food Network & Cooking Channel SOBE WFF Festival, consulting as a clinical dietitian in VA long-term care, the Department of Health, Miami Children’s Hospital, eating disorders, and detox substance abuse patients in behavioral health psychiatric hospitals.

Rakhi currently sees eczema, psoriasis, and TSW (Topical Steroid Withdrawal) clients via phone and video conference as a licensed Dietitian and internationally as a nutrition coach.

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Jaya Savannah

Jaya Savannah

Jaya Savannah is a strategy coach and consultant for holistic businesses. Chief Inspiration Officer for Jaya Savannah International, she has been a progressive thought leader in the holistic industries since 2004. Prior to this, Jaya worked extensively in the mind, body, spirit sectors as a manager and solo practitioner.

Jaya’s career in beauty started early. Gifted, she tested out of high school early and obtained her esthetics license at just 17 years old.  However, Jaya’s talents kept getting recruited outside the treatment room and into leadership roles, and it became clear that her destiny was in coaching and training.

In the 90’s Jaya committed herself to meditating and enrolled in an intensive program at the Berkeley Psychic Institute. She took on a leadership role there before branching out and teaching intuitive development classes in private practice. Jaya earned her Certified Life Coach designation in 2003. Weaving together her years of health and beauty management experience with her intuitive life coaching resulted in her creating the unique niche of strategy coaching for holistic businesses.

Jaya is a speaker at industry events such as The International Esthetics, Cosmetics, and Spa Conferences (IECSC); The Day Spa Expo; and Mind Body Spirit Conference. She had been published and featured in magazines such as Dermascope, NailPro, Women’s Health, and Success. Her Top Holistic Health and Beauty Business Trends has been distributed on Yahoo! Finance and ABC, CBS, and NBC affiliate networks. She has been an Advisory Board Member for the Day Spa Association and a NAMASTA affiliate business coach.

Jaya works internationally, providing individual coaching and consulting by phone and Skype. She has a new online video course called Clients & Cash for holistic practitioners who want to get clients fast. There is a link to get the free portion of the training below. You can also watch her Holistic Pro Show videos on her blog or YouTube.

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Dr. Georgia Tetlow, MD, FAAPMR

Dr. Georgia Tetlow, MD, FAAPMR

Dr. Georgia Tetlow, MD is founder and CEO of Philadelphia Integrative Medicine and synthesizes the best of conventional and alternative medicine to help you regain health and balance.

She holds a faculty affiliation at Sidney Kimmel Medical College, Thomas Jefferson University, is board certified in physical medicine and rehabilitation and fellowship trained at the University of Arizona Center for Integrative Medicine.

She has expertise in genetics, mind-body medicine, biologically-based herbal therapies and diets, holistic skincare and all forms of integrative testing to promote health and address chronic illness, cancer recovery and pain. She was certified as a Hatha yoga instructor 20 years ago and encourages all who see her to benefit from a daily mind-body-spirit practice.

Visit Dr. Tetlow’s website to make an appointment or sign up for group educational sessions. She can see you in-person and online or via confidential video consultation.

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