Joanne DelleBovi is a Registered Nurse and Hormone Consultant with over 30 years of medical experience. She's a graduate of Pace University in New York City and began her career as an RN working in several hospitals across New York City, most notably as a critical care nurse at the prestigious Lenox Hill Hospital.
In 2010, she joined the staff of Dr. Erika Schwartz, one of the pioneers in the field of bioidentical hormones and anti-aging. Joanne has extensive expertise in the practice of bioidentical hormones and has trained physicians and nurses in the clinical application of hormone therapies. She introduced the HCG diet to the practice and has successfully helped patients to experience overall good health and weight loss. Joanne continues to study bioidentical hormone replacement therapies, supplements, thyroid disease, diet and exercise for men and women. Joanne was most recently Assistant Medical Director at New York Health and Wellness in Harrison, NY. Joanne has received a certification from Downstate Medical Center in the Incorporation of Bioidenticals in Women’s Health.
Joanne currently resides in Westchester County, New York with her husband of 35 years, their two sons Mark and Andrew and their two dogs Tucker and Sophie.
Mary Infantino PhD, RN, ANP, BC, has received her BS in Nursing from Molloy College and her doctorate in Nursing from Adelphi University. She is an Associate Professor and the Chairman of the Department of Nursing at the Post Campus of Long Island University, located in Brookville NY. She is state and nationally certified as an adult nurse practitioner. She has practiced as an RN for 32 years and a nurse practitioner for 22 of those 32 years.
Dr. Infantino believes that the advantages of her dual role as nurse practitioner and professor are reciprocal. Practice strengthens teaching and teaching reinforces practice.
Dr. Infantino practices primary care with an integrative and anti- aging focus, and a sub-specialty in women's health. She is knowledgeable in menopause/climacteric bio-identical hormones, diabetes, weight loss, thyroid issues, as well as creating nutrition
and supplement programs.
Dr. Infantino additionally offers modalities based on holistic nursing and vibrational medicine theories, including aromatherapy and essential oils therapeutic touch, and homeopathic remedies, Dr. Infantino was a regular guest of Dr. Frederic Vagnini, the well-known physician and radio talk show host of the "Heart Show”.
She created several webcasts aimed at educating the community about both traditional and integrative approaches to such health issues as, menopause management,
osteoporosis, and Gastroesphogeal Reflux Dysfunction (GERD).
Additionally, she has co-authored two books with Dr. Vagnini, including The heart surgeon's secret to a healthy heart and Beating the cardio-diabetes connection. Dr. Infantino research interests have
been focused on older adult health and women’s health, and she has published in both the nursing and medical journals. The topic of her doctoral dissertation was The lived experience of gardening in older adult women in a community setting.
Most recently completed her latest research project, which included 1500 women, entitled, Gastroesophageal reflux symptoms in peri-menopausal and menopausal women. The results of this study were presented at the National Association of Nurse Practitioners in Women's Health Annual Conference, October 2012.