Our Devoted Team is Dedicated to Improving the Lives of Children

The Institutes staff have more than 700 years of combined experience in child brain development. We work as an integrated team to insure that every child has exactly what is needed to progress.

Institutes and Staff

Senior Executive Staff

Mihai Dimancescu, M.D.

Chairman of the Board

Dr. Dimancescu is chairman of the board of The Institutes for the Achievement of Human Potential and president of The International Academy for Child Brain Development.

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Janet Doman

Director

Janet Doman has been our director since 1980.

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Denise Malkowicz, M.D.

Chief Medical Officer

Dr. Malkowicz conducts clinical research and medical education at The Institutes, and became our Chief Medical Officer in 2016.

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Glenn Doman

Founder

Glenn Doman founded The Institutes in 1955. He is the primary lecturer in the course through the use of state-of-the-art video. This allows parents to be nose-to-nose with the founder all week long and learn from the primary author of The Gentle Revolution Series, and the most senior staff member of The Institutes.

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Medical Staff

Richard Rosenbloom, M.D., Ph.D

Director of Medical Affairs

Dr. Rosenbloom brings to The Institutes his knowledge and experience in nutritional and botanical medicine from a traditionally trained physician’s perspective.

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Michael Gorman, D.C.

Medical Staff

As a member of the medical staff at The Institutes, Dr. Gorman helps to evaluate and treat brain-injured children through the use of Applied Kinesiology.

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Carl Weisse, D.C.

Medical Staff

Dr. Weisse has introduced new techniques to The Institutes applied kinesiology program, that are specific to the physical problems faced by brain-injured children.

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The Institute For The Achievement Of Intellectual Excellence

Susan Aisen

Director

Susan Aisen is the Director of the Institute for the Achievement of Intellectual Excellence, and the Director of the Evan Thomas Institute.

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Miki Nakayachi

Vice Director

Miki Nakayachi is vice director of The Institute for the Achievement of Intellectual Excellence in Philadelphia and co-director of The Institutes in Japan.

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Teruki Uemura

Vice Director of the Children’s Center

Teruki joined The Institutes while he was completing his graduate work at the University of Pennsylvania. He is now the co-director of The Institutes for the Achievement of Human Potential in Japan.

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Olivia Fernandes Pelligra

Director of International Affairs

Olivia is the director of International Affairs for The Institutes. She travels to Mexico once a year to present the What To Do About Your Brain-Injured Child Course.

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Kathy Myers

Senior Staff

Kathy is administrator of the International School. She is also a clinical staff member, qualified to take histories, perform evaluations, and teach intelligence programs.

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Eliane Hollanda

Director, E.Lee Archives

Elaine Hollanda coordinates correspondence between staff and parents and oversees the enormous E. Lee Archives of patient charts. She also assists at lectures and meetings.

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The Institute For The Achievement Of Physical Excellence

Leia Coelho Reilly

Director

Leia Reilly is Director of The Institute for the Achievement of Physical Excellence. She also lectures in all of the courses and in the lecture series for parents given by The Institutes.

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Rumiko Ion Doman

Vice Director

Rumiko Ion Doman is associate director of The Institute for the Achievement of Physical Excellence, serving children in the United States and in Japan.

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Natividad Teancio Myers

Senior Staff

Natividad Teancio Myers is a staff member of The Institute for the Achievement of Physical Excellence, where she is an evaluator and a programmer for all physical programs.

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Rogelio Marty

Senior Staff

Rogelio Marty has a variety of roles, including taking histories and evaluating brain-injured children on the program. He also teaches a wide range of physical programs.

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The Institute For The Achievement Of Physiological Excellence

Ernesto Vasquez, M.D.

Director

Dr. Vasquez is certified in child brain development at the teaching level and he is a fellow of the Academy for Child Brain Development.

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Jennifer Myers Canepa

Vice Director

Jennifer Myers Canepa currently teaches nutrition programs to the parents of brain-injured children.

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Li Wang, M.D.

Director of Nutrition

Dr. Wang brings her experience and knowledge of Eastern and Western medicine to the creation of nutritional programs and pain management for brain-injured children.

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Yukie Kamino

Senior Staff

Yukie Kamino helps the Japanese families stay in good contact with The Institutes staff, and she works with the staff when they travel to Tokyo twice a year for revisits with the Japanese families.

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Registration and Enrollment

Ashley Stremer

Registrar, What To Do Course

Ashley Stremer is registrar for the “What To Do About Your Brain-Injured Child” Course. She has a business degree and is a registered nurse with nine years of emergency room experience.

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Qiao Li

Director of Enrollment for Early Development Programs

Qiao Li is the Director of Enrollment for the Well Kids program at The Institutes. She joined The Institutes in 2013.

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Harriet Pinsker

Parent Advocate

 After 27 years as the What To Do About Your Brain-Injured Child Course registrar, Harriet became the Parent Advocate for all of the parents who have attended and will attend the course. 

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Senior Executive Staff

Mihai Dimancescu, M.D.

Chairman of the Board

Dr. Dimancescu is chairman of the board of The Institutes for the Achievement of Human Potential and president of The International Academy for Child Brain Development.

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Janet Doman

Director

Janet Doman has been our director since 1980.

Learn More

Denise Malkowicz, M.D.

Chief Medical Officer

Dr. Malkowicz conducts clinical research and medical education at The Institutes, and became our Chief Medical Officer in 2016.

Learn More

Glenn Doman

Founder

Glenn Doman founded The Institutes in 1955. He is the primary lecturer in the course through the use of state-of-the-art video. This allows parents to be nose-to-nose with the founder all week long and learn from the primary author of The Gentle Revolution Series, and the most senior staff member of The Institutes.

Learn More

Medical Staff

Richard Rosenbloom, M.D., Ph.D

Director of Medical Affairs

Dr. Rosenbloom brings to The Institutes his knowledge and experience in nutritional and botanical medicine from a traditionally trained physician’s perspective.

Learn More

Michael Gorman, D.C.

Medical Staff

As a member of the medical staff at The Institutes, Dr. Gorman helps to evaluate and treat brain-injured children through the use of Applied Kinesiology.

Learn More

Carl Weisse, D.C.

Medical Staff

Dr. Weisse has introduced new techniques to The Institutes applied kinesiology program, that are specific to the physical problems faced by brain-injured children.

Learn More

The Institute for Intellectual Excellence

Susan Aisen

Director

Susan Aisen is the Director of the Institute for the Achievement of Intellectual Excellence, and the Director of the Evan Thomas Institute.

Learn More

Miki Nakayachi

Vice Director

Miki Nakayachi is vice director of The Institute for the Achievement of Intellectual Excellence in Philadelphia and co-director of The Institutes in Japan.

Learn More

Teruki Uemura

Vice Director of the Children’s Center

Teruki joined The Institutes while he was completing his graduate work at the University of Pennsylvania. He is now the co-director of The Institutes for the Achievement of Human Potential in Japan.

Learn More

Olivia Fernandes Pelligra

Director of International Affairs

Olivia is the director of International Affairs for The Institutes. She travels to Mexico once a year to present the What To Do About Your Brain-Injured Child Course.

Learn More

Kathy Myers

Senior Staff

Kathy is administrator of the International School. She is also a clinical staff member, qualified to take histories, perform evaluations, and teach intelligence programs.

Learn More

Eliane Hollanda

Director, E.Lee Archives

Elaine Hollanda coordinates correspondence between staff and parents and oversees the enormous E. Lee Archives of patient charts. She also assists at lectures and meetings.

Learn More

The Institute for Physical Excellence

Leia Coelho Reilly

Director

Leia Reilly is Director of The Institute for the Achievement of Physical Excellence. She also lectures in all of the courses and in the lecture series for parents given by The Institutes.

Learn More

Rumiko Ion Doman

Vice Director

Rumiko Ion Doman is associate director of The Institute for the Achievement of Physical Excellence, serving children in the United States and in Japan.

Learn More

Natividad Teancio Myers

Senior Staff

Natividad Teancio Myers is a staff member of The Institute for the Achievement of Physical Excellence, where she is an evaluator and a programmer for all physical programs.

Learn More

Rogelio Marty

Senior Staff

Rogelio Marty has a variety of roles, including taking histories and evaluating brain-injured children on the program. He also teaches a wide range of physical programs.

Learn More

The Institute for Physiological Excellence

Ernesto Vasquez, M.D.

Director

Dr. Vasquez is certified in child brain development at the teaching level and he is a fellow of the Academy for Child Brain Development.

Learn More

Jennifer Myers Canepa

Vice Director

Jennifer Myers Canepa currently teaches nutrition programs to the parents of brain-injured children.

Learn More

Li Wang, M.D.

Director of Nutrition

Dr. Wang brings her experience and knowledge of Eastern and Western medicine to the creation of nutritional programs and pain management for brain-injured children.

Learn More

Yukie Kamino

Senior Staff

Yukie Kamino helps the Japanese families stay in good contact with The Institutes staff, and she works with the staff when they travel to Tokyo twice a year for revisits with the Japanese families.

Learn More

Registration and Enrollment

Ashley Stremer

Registrar, What To Do Course

Ashley Stremer is registrar for the “What To Do About Your Brain-Injured Child” Course. She has a business degree and is a registered nurse with nine years of emergency room experience.

Learn More

Qiao Li

Director of Enrollment for Early Development Programs

Qiao Li is the Director of Enrollment for the Well Kids program at The Institutes. She joined The Institutes in 2013.

Learn More

Harriet Pinsker

Parent Advocate

 After 27 years as the What To Do About Your Brain-Injured Child Course registrar, Harriet became the Parent Advocate for all of the parents who have attended and will attend the course. 

Learn More

The Younger The Child, The Faster They Can Learn.

The first few years of your child’s life are the most important in brain development. Start taking advantage of them today.