Meet the Board
Rajan Sankaran, LCEH, MD, IHC
Dr. Rajan Sankaran is recognized by homeopaths worldwide for his groundbreaking ideas and for his visionary way of thinking. His deep insights have profoundly affected the way homeopaths think and practice today. His ideas and lucid style make him very popular as a teacher amongst homeopaths internationally. Dr. Sankaran runs a busy practice in Mumbai, he is the author of numerous influential books, and he is the head of The Other Song, an innovative homeopathic academy in Mumbai.
Dr. Paresh Vasani, BHMS, IHC, AIHC President
Dr. Paresh Vasani is a member of the Bombay School and The Other Song, which are renowned for groundbreaking work in homeopathy. He has been instrumental in developing and updating the Vital Quest Software. Dr. Vasani's years of successful practice and straightforward teaching style have earned him the regard of students internationally, and he demonstrates the Synergy System of case-taking in seminars around the world.
Maria Berger, MD, IHC, AIHC Steering Committee
Dr. Berger studied medicine at the University of Innsbruck, Austria and wrote her MD thesis on Alzheimer’s disease. After finishing her training as a general practitioner in 2008, she moved to the US. She joined the New York School of Homeopathy as a student in 2013. She is the first student who passed the AIHC certification in 2017. In homeopathy and the healing arts she found her true compassion. She now works as a general practitioner and homeopath in Salzburg, Austria.
Divya Chhabra, BHMS, IHC, CCH
Divya graduated from Smt. Chandaben Mohanbhai Patel Homoeopathic Medical College in Mumbai in 1989 and began her practice in Mumbai in 1992. Dr. Chhabra teaches throughout Europe, North America and Asia. Her innovative case-taking method, which she calls “Leap to the Simillimum,” is rapidly gaining recognition worldwide. She teaches an annual seminar for NYSH students and participants from around the world.
Helen Darroch, IHC, CCH, AIHC Steering Committee
Helen Darroch graduated from the New York School of Homeopathy in 2009. She has a private practice in Brooklyn, New York, where she is dedicated to helping her patients reach their health goals in order to live their lives to the fullest potential.
Mahesh Gandhi, MD, IHC
Dr. Mahesh Gandhi completed his M.D. (Psychiatry) in Modern Medicine in 1981 from KEM hospital, Mumbai. With a passion for teaching, he taught in Medical Colleges for almost 10 years. He is also a consultant and lecturer at ‘The Other Song Academy- International Academy of Advanced Homoeopathy’. His 40 years of clinical experience has given him tremendous insight into the homeopathic treatment of psychiatric cases.
Roopali Gupta, IHC, CCH, AIHC Steering Committee
Roopali Gupta is a classical homeopath practicing in the New York/New Jersey area. She is a graduate of the New York School of Homeopathy and also holds a Masters in Business Administration from McGill University, Canada. She follows the Synergy Approach in her homeopathic practice, utilizing several complementary methods, both modern and classical, to arrive at the simillimum.
Dr. Jonathan Hardy, IHC, MA BM, FFHom
Jonathan studied Zoology at Oxford University and obtained an Honors degree in 1978. He then studied Medicine at Southampton University and qualified in 1984. He has worked fulltime as a Homeopathic doctor in the south of England since. He practices classical Homeopathy, combining the time-tested traditional techniques with the exciting new methods developed by the well-known Homeopathic teachers of the last twenty years. He has a special interest in the development of our systematic understanding of materia medica, through knowledge of the themes in kingdoms, families and miasms and use of sensation level material.
Birgit Kleinfeld, IHC, CCH, AIHC Steering Committee
Birgit Kleinfeld is a graduate of the New York School of Homeopathy who teaches "Homeopathy for Trauma and Acute Conditions" at NYSH. She studied Mathematics and Biology at the University of Goettingen, Germany, worked as a high school teacher in Germany and in the US, but now she calls New York home. She has a private practice in Westchester and Manhattan.
Misha Norland, FSHom, IHC (In Memoriam, 1943-2021)
Misha Norland began studying homeopathy in 1970 under John Damonte. He helped set up the British Society of Homeopaths and taught at the newly established College of Homeopathy in London. In 1981 he founded the School of Homeopathy in Devon, where he also developed a classical homeopathy correspondence course and set up schools in New York, Athens and Tokyo. Misha conducts annual provings at the School of Homeopathy where he also continues to teach. He has written books and articles, and is the president of WISH – the World Institute for Sensation Homeopathy.
Resie Moonen, MD, IHC
Resie Moonen began her homeopathic career in 1985 as a family practitioner in a homeopathic clinic. A teacher of homeopathy since 1995, she currently teaches at the Homeopathic School for Doctors in Holland and at seminars around Europe, teaching in Dutch, German, English and French, including regular seminars at the New York School of Homeopathy. Resie has worked for many years as a volunteer in the BHC (Bhaktapur Homeopathic Clinic), Nepal.
Anne Schadde, IHC
Anne Schadde has been practicing homeopathy since 1986 in Munich. Major influences on her daily practice are the works of psychologist Carl Jung and the humanist Rudolf Steiner, and homeopathically, the work of Dr. Rajan Sankaran. She was a founding member of the European and International Councils for Classical Homeopathy (ECCH & ICCH). She is well known for her provings of Ozone, Lithium carbonicum, Ginkgo biloba, Cowry sea snail, Lapis lazuli, Agarwood and the seven Tourmalines.
Jan Scholten, MD, IHC
Jan Scholten has been promoting homeopathy in many ways for over 25 years; he founded the homeopathic clinic Homeopatisch Artsencentrum Utrecht, the homeopathic publishing house Sticting Alonnissos, and he has been doing research and writing his own books on homeopathy since 1993. Jan is particularly well known for his work with the periodic table which gave order to the mineral kingdom homeopathically, while introducing many new remedies to our materia medica. He is a very popular speaker internationally and he has given many seminars all over the world.
Janet Snowdon, RSHom, IHC
Janet has been a homeopath for nearly 30 years. She studied with many leading homeopaths including George Vithoulkas, Jayesh Shah and Rajan Sankaran. Janet has been involved in proving new remedies, and she has been teaching in colleges and seminars in the UK, Europe, USA, Canada, Japan, Australia and New Zealand for 20 years. Janet has a busy practice in Bath, England.
Susan Sonz, CCH, IHC, AIHC Steering Committee
Susan Sonz has been the principal teacher and director of the four-year undergraduate program at the New York School of Homeopathy since 1998, where she also trains graduates through the internship program called GAP (Graduate Apprentice Program). She works and studies with many distinguished homeopaths in the international homeopathic community, produces international seminars, publishes articles frequently, and conducts homeopathic provings.