About Us

Patty Shipley

Patty Shipley, RN, Traditional Naturopath, Herbalist, has been practicing in the Columbus, OH area since 1999. In 2002 she earned her naturopathic degree from Trinity College of Natural Health, and in 2011, she earned her RN degree from Columbus State Community College. She has also completed additional coursework in nutrition. Patty discovered natural health as she worked to recover from her own health challenges, which included migraines, clinical depression, severe asthma and a chronic skin condition.

Kelli Cuda

Kelli Cuda, MSN, APRN, earned a Bachelor of Science from The Ohio State University (2003) and a Masters of Science in Nursing from Otterbein University (2014) and she is currently enrolled at Functional Medicine University. Kelli has over ten years of bedside nursing experience in medical, surgical, and critical care at The Ohio State University Wexner Medical Center. As a Family Nurse Practitioner, her passion is to help others achieve whole body wellness by addressing the root cause of inflammation and underlying disease states.

Amy Timmerman, RN, BSN, Laser Allergy Practitioner

Amy Timmerman, RN, BSN provides laser allergy treatment to patients seeking relief from allergic symptoms related to the environment, pets, food, and other imbalances causing inflammation in the body. The past 5 years she has worked closely with Bob Wood, RPh, at Integrative Hormone Consulting as well as numerous physicians to provide their patients with bio-identical hormone replacement therapy. Preiously, Amy worked at Riverside Hospital in cardiology and vascular medicine. She graduated from Wright State University in 1998 with a Bachelor of Science in Nursing. For more information on laser allergy elimination, see our Consultations page.

Francie Silverman

Francie Silverman, Masters of Science in Nutrition, is a certified lifestyle educator and has been a wellness coach since 2005 in New York City and Columbus. She earned a Master’s Degree in Human Nutrition from the University of Bridgeport in Connecticut. Francie is certified through Metagenics in First-Line Therapy, a plan designed for those with concerns about obesity, high cholesterol, high blood pressure, metabolic syndrome, Type 2 diabetes, cardiovascular disease, osteoporosis, and other conditions related to aging, inflammation or degeneration. Lifestyle choices play an important role in these common issues and many others.

Bob Wood, RPh, Bioidentical Hormone Specialist

Bob Wood, RPh, has been compounding for over 20 years and consulting on bioidentical hormone replacement therapy (BHRT) since 1996. He works closely with physicians, psychologists, sex therapists, nutritionists and other providers to conservatively and safely treat hormone imbalances while being mindful of overall health and risk factors.

Holly Wood

Holly Wood, MSW, LISW-S, is a Mental/Emotional Health Therapist who has practiced in the Columbus area for 30 years. Holly works with individuals, couples and families dealing with issues associated with Anxiety/Depression, Relationship/Marital/Divorce, Adolescent/Parenting, Disordered Eating/Eating Disorders, Women's Intimacy/Sexual, Chronic Illness/Hospice, Drug/Alcohol support and other issues needing resolution in order to have a healthier life. Holly's passion is to work with clients toward holistic healing - mind and emotions, body and spirit.

Brittany Baumgartner

Brittany Baumgartner is a licensed massage therapist, Reiki master, Naturopath, Master Herbalist and Certified Health Specialist. Services include massage, cupping, reiki, hot stone massage, Thai massage, reflexology, qigong, and abdominal massage/visceral manipulation. She graduated from the massage program at AIAM in 2005 and then went on to earn a degree in Naturopathy, and certifications in Thai Massage, Cupping, Gua Sha, Nutritional Health and became a Master Herbalist and Certified Health Specialist.

Ryan Glaze

Ryan Glaze, RPh, PharmD earned both his Bachelor of Pharmacy (1995) and his Doctor of Pharmacy (2007) degrees from Ohio State University where he is a member of the adjunct faculty. He is also a Certified Functional Medicine Practitioner. Ryan practices at Leaves of Life as a Lifestyle Educator where he helps clients work toward body wellness through lifestyle changes, improved diet and select supplements.