In Need Of Diagnosis, Inc. (INOD) Meet The Board and Administrator


 
Rebecca Hollingsworth - Administrator
Rebecca Hollingsworth was recruited by the late founder, Marianne Genetti, to take over the operations of INOD. Rebecca was a Paralegal for over 10 years and previously spent almost 20 years in clinical and medical administration background  positions. Having personal experience an a undiagnosed individual and then a mis-diagnosed , Rebecca brings her heart to the job. Her personal  struggle to overcome the label of misdiagnosed and credentialing background within the insurance industry provides her with great insight to the trials of INOD's clients.  A dedicated, professional who takes ownership of her duties, Rebecca is now dedicated to ensuring the continued legacy of Marianne Genetti.
James Pendleton, N.D. - Chairman of the Board of Directors
James Pendleton is a primary care physician specializing in a naturopathic approach to family medicine. He splits time between practices in Florida and Hawaii. He integrates allopathic and alternative techniques to help his patients achieve optimal health. Dr. Pendleton has overseen a family practice in Seattle, directed a medical center in Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates, and headed the research and development for a nutritional supplement manufacturer in Los Angeles. He also teaches graduate and undergraduate sciences as an assistant professor and has participated in worldwide field research related to ethnobotany. Dr. Pendleton received his medical training at Bastyr University (2000), after achieving a Bachelor of Science in Microbiology from Florida Atlantic University (1995). Prior to this, Dr. Pendleton served as a US Army paramedic.

 
 
Kristiann Dougherty, PhD - Director

Kris Dougherty is currently Professor of Biology and Science Coordinator at ValenciaCollege, Lake NonaCampus. Now in her tenth year at Valencia, she teaches general biology and microbiology at the College. Prior to her work at Valencia, Dr. Dougherty was involved in clinical research in the CNS therapeutic area with Pfizer. She was part of the team that helped bring the drug Lyrica to market. Dr. Dougherty also has an extensive research background in numerous biomedical fields including amino acid metabolism, regulation of blood clotting and fibrinolysis, and growth and metastasis of prostate cancer. Originally from Michigan,Dr. Dougherty earned her BS in Honors Biology from Purdue University in West Lafayette,IN. She graduated Magna Cum Laude and received a National Science Foundation Predoctoral Fellowship. Her doctoral work was done at Johns Hopkins University in the Human Genetics and Molecular Biology Program. Dr. Dougherty lives in the Lake Nona area with her husband and 4 sons. She has been active in the community as a soccer coach, science fair mentor and judge, Cub Scout Den Mom, Boy Scout Merit Badge Counselor, member of the School Board of Holy Redeemer Catholic School.She currently serves on the Family Advisory Council of the Nemours Children’s Hospital.

 
 August (Gus) H. Genetti - Director
Owner/President of the Genetti Hospitality Group (Genetti Hotel of Wilkes-Barre, PA; Genetti Hotel of Williamsport, PA; Genetti Manor of Dickson City, PA)He and his wife, Valeria, have six children and six grandchildren.Gus is a licensed pilot and has had extensive involvement with various nonprofit and community organizations.He currently serves as Secretary Treasurer of the Osterhout Free Library; is a Director on the Executive Committee of the Greater Wilkes-Barre Chamber of Commerce; a Director for the F.M. Kirby Center for the Performing Arts; Serves on the President’s Council of King’s College, etc.Previously he has served on the Board of the Wyoming Valley United Way; the American Red Cross, Wyoming Valley Chapter; the Northeastern Philharmonic; Director and Chairman of the Pennsylvania Advisory Council; President, Wilkes-Barre Rotary Club; and the Advisory Board of the Little Theater of Wilkes-Barre.
 
 


Katy Dovgala- Director

Katy Dovgala is an Information Technology professional who is passionate about discovering new ways to use technology to solve real-world problems. She has worked in a variety of industries, including insurance,brokerage, banking and government.

 

With an M.A. in Intercultural/International Management, Katy has traveled the world, living and working in countries like England, Japan and Australia. She recently completed a post-graduate Health Information Technology Certificate program at Columbia University in New York and is a certified Project Management Professional (PMP).

 

From a global perspective, Katy saw first-hand the diversity ofapproaches to health and healthcare across five continents. For the past decade, this perspective was brought home when a close family member suffered from an undiagnosed illness. During this time, Katy experienced the life of an advocate, spending countless hours with specialists in leading hospitals across the country in an effort to obtain an accurate diagnosis. With a new found understanding of just how much quality healthcare and knowledgeable advocacycan affect patient health, a new passion was ignited in her to find innovativetechnology solutions to improve patient outcomes.

She is a member of the Community EmergencyResponse Team, the Medical Reserve Corps as well as a Girl Scout Leader and BoyScout Merit Badge Counselor.

 
 
 

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