Let the journey begin.

Maryland University of Integrative Health is dedicated to serving individuals who seek to learn the art of caring for themselves and each other in the course of life’s journey. Through the Natural Care Center and throughout our Baltimore/Washington region clinical network, we offer more than 30 years of experience in delivering relationship-centered care in integrative medicine and healing arts. Since our beginning, MUIH practitioners have seen over 20,000 individuals and performed over 200,000 treatments.

We are pleased to offer the experience and healing presence of our staff and affiliated practitioners at the Natural Care Center. To schedule an appointment, please call the Natural Care Center at 410-888-9048 ext. 6614.

Deneb A. Falabella, M.Ac., Dipl.Ac. (NCCAOM)

Deneb A. Falabella is Assistant Provost for Academic Assessment and Accreditation at Maryland University of Integrative Health (MUIH). She previously served as Associate Director of MUIH’s Master of Acupuncture program from 2006 through 2011, and has been affiliated with the University since 1999. Her former roles include serving as a clinical supervisor and teaching as an assistant faculty member.

Ms. Falabella holds a certificate in Chinese herbal medicine, retains Diplomate status in acupuncture by the National Certification Commission for Acupuncture and Oriental Medicine (NCCAOM), is recognized as an Acupuncture Detoxification Specialist by the National Association of Detoxification Acupuncture (NADA), and maintains a part-time acupuncture practice at MUIH’s Natural Care Center. She also currently serves as chair of the Maryland State Board of Acupuncture and enjoys being engaged in the community and offering her experience and leadership in the profession.

She has a Bachelor of Arts in English from Muhlenberg College and a Master of Acupuncture from MUIH.

Specialties: general practitioner

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Charlotte Rose Kerr, RSM, RN, BSN, MPH, MAc (UK), LAc, DiplAc (NCCAOM)

Charlotte R. Kerr has more than 30 years of experience in healthcare as a nurse, assistant professor of nursing, consultant in public health, and practitioner and faculty member emerita at MUIH. She has served on the Presidential Advisory Group on Prevention, Health Promotion, and Integrative and Public Health, the Advisory Council of the National Institutes of Health Alternative Medicine Program, the White House Commission on Complementary Medicine, and the Governor’s Acupuncture Advisory Council for Maryland. She has served on boards ranging from the American Visionary Art Museum to the Center for Talented Youth at Johns Hopkins University, and was identified as one of Maryland’s Top 100 Women by The Daily Record.

Her service was acknowledged in 2016 by Surgeon General Vivek Murphy in a Certificate of Appreciation, and by Senator Barbara Mikulski in a letter thanking her for “persistent and tireless efforts in improving the lives of so many” and noting that her “work has had a transformative impact in federal health policy.”

Specialties: general practitioner

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S. Hunter Thompson, B.A., M.A., M.Ac., L.Ac., NADA Certified 

S. Hunter Thompson is a graduate of the Traditional Acupuncture Institute (now MUIH). He is Chair of the Theory Division of MUIH’s acupuncture and Oriental medicine program. Dr. Thompson has been affiliated with the University since 1997, and has served in many roles including staff positions such as Director of Alumni Relations. In addition to maintaining an acupuncture and Chinese herbal medicine practice at MUIH’s Natural Care Center, he is currently serving as an adjunct faculty member as well as lead teaching clinic supervisor.

Dr. Thompson holds a Certificate in Chinese Herbal Medicine, retains Diplomate status in Acupuncture by the National Certification Commission for Acupuncture and Oriental Medicine (NCCAOM), and holds Detoxification Specialist status by the National Association of Detoxification Acupuncture (NADA). He also has a Bachelor of Arts in Psychology from Lebanon Valley College.

Dr. Thompson brings his passion for holistic healing to his teaching and practice. His willingness to provide compassionate listening, along with his knowledge of Oriental medicine, are used to benefit students and patients alike.

Specialties: men’s health, pain, sports injuries, LGBTQ-related issues

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Taylor Fury Mollenhoff, MS, CNS, LDN, E-RYT

Clinical Nutritionist

Holding a Master of Science in Nutrition and Integrative Health, Board Certified, and Licensed in the State of Maryland, Taylor has been specializing in holistic nutrition therapy for over 8 years. Taylor has over 10 years experience making wellness approachable in everyday life. She is currently continuing her education through an herbal apprenticeship program on track to become a registered herbalist in 2021.

Taylor starts from the understanding that our symptoms are our bodies only way of communicating with us. If we allow them, they will teach us how to choose the right forms of nourishment that help us live better, feel better, and thrive.

Specialties: Endocrine Disorders, Weight Loss, Women’s Health, Preconception

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Brianna Livesay, M.Ac., L.Ac.

Brianna L. Livesay is a licensed acupuncturist and graduate of Maryland University of Integrative Health. She holds a bachelor’s degree from Hood College of Frederick, Maryland, where she was selected to conduct Departmental Honors Research on integrative medicine. She is enrolled in the Doctor of Oriental Medicine program, expanding both her scope of practice and knowledge base.

Specialties: She holds certifications in neuroscience of the brain, acupuncture electrical stimulation and has researched the integration of acupuncture with in vitro fertilization (IVF), egg harvesting, and cryopreservation.

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