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Sarah Brown is an Adult Nurse Practitioner, board certified by the American Association of Nurse Practitioners, currently licensed to practice in the state of Florida. Sarah began her career in nursing in 2000 and holds a Doctor of Nursing Practice from Chatham University. Her experience includes Family Practice, Women’s Health and Wound Care, currently teaching Master’s level Nurse Practitioner students in a virtual learning platform. Sarah is a member of the local Nurse Practitioner network in her home state of Florida and is published in a peer-reviewed journal for her work related to medication adherence in elders. She has precepted new graduate Nurse Practitioner students in many settings along her career path and enjoys serving her community at a free health clinic for the underserved populations.
Maria Daily has been in Medical office management for over 34 years. She studied business at
Daytona State College and went on to build her business management career in Volusia county.
In 1985 she joined Dr. Michael J. Rodriguez and was instrumental in building one of the first
multidisciplinary clinics in Volusia county combining Chiropractic and Medical practices together,
were she was the office manager/administer for over 33 years.
While Maria enjoyed her responsibilities and love helping her patients, she was ready for a new
challenge. The opportunity to build a new office in Ormond Beach presented itself here at Neo
Matrix Medical. She felt this was the time to be involved in building a new and exciting practice.
She is committed in using her talents and skills in office management/administrator to help Neo
Matrix Medical bring the opportunity for patients to regain control of their health and well-being
through safe, effective and innovative Stem Cell therapies.
Maria is an avid animal enthusiast, cyclist and devote to her family. She has two beautiful
daughters, and two amazing grandsons.
Andrea ( Andy) Barr earned a B.A. in Liberal Arts from State University of New York where she studied computer coding, world politics, and women in Third World countries. She retired from Apple Computer in October 2016 after 18 years working in the Business and Education divisions. Andy worked on creative projects with the Discovery Channel, History Channel, and National Geographic Magazine, also working on security and storage solutions for CNN, USA Today and Lockheed Martin, as well as working with major school districts on digital initiatives.
Among some of her duties, she was responsible for marketing digital deployment projects, creating use case studies, conducting seminars and bringing key stockholders to Apple Corporate briefings to meet with Steve Jobs, John Couch and others to provide guidance on the role of technology in business and education. Andy was with Apple during the unveiling of the iPhone, iPad and worked on a retail field research project for Steve Jobs that developed into the creation of the first Apple Stores.
Andy is a 3 year resident of north central Florida, married with 4 daughters – one in digital marketing in New York City, one obtaining her Masters Degree in Psychology in South Florida, with the youngest playing Ice Hockey at the national level near Montreal, Canada.
Andy enjoys swimming, cycling, healthy cooking and family time.
As a decorated combat veteran, the Marines taught Michael the value of working with dedicated and skilled professionals. Michael advises both business owners and individuals in commercial transactions and dispute resolution. His complex litigation focus includes business break ups, professional liability, insurance coverage, tax, trust, real estate, contract, intellectual property, and loan disputes. The combination of his transactional and litigation experience allows Michael to see beyond just the immediate issues presented and develop practical cost effective solutions for his clients, to maximize benefits and minimize risks in both the short and long term.
Primarily working with business owners and their families, Trevor advises clients on business structuring and sale transactions, regulatory compliance, third-party contracts, liability protection and general matters facing small business owners. His focus extends beyond legal advice and includes business strategy and wealth preservation. Trevor also works with families regarding their estate planning needs, including probate, trust administration, and wills.
• Manager of 2 outpatient cardiac catheterization labs
• Purchasing Manager for 2 outpatient cardiac catheterization labs
• Conscious sedation certification
• BLS and ACLS certified
• Ultrasound guided venous access certified
• Manage staff and patients with up to 14 procedures daily
• Circulate during procedures as needed
• Responsible for all medications and supply ordering for two cath labs in two different locations
• Worked in the float pool med/surg, PCU, ICU at hospital in New Smyrna Beach
• PCU float experience in an 1177 bed hospital in Orlando Florida
• ICU and charge nurse experience in Sanford FL hospital
• Cath lab pre/post experience in 678 bed hospital in Daytona Beach FL with up to 15 procedures a day
• Excellent IV skills
• Associates Degree Nursing Daytona Beach Community College
• Graduated with Honors
• Considered one of top nursing programs in the state
• Graduated with Honors
• BLS certified
• ACLS certified
• NIH stroke certification training
• EKG interpretation classes
• Conscious sedation certification
• Ultrasound guided venous access certification
Dr. Ambrozic earned his M.D. from the University of Alberta. He completed a residency in health prevention and family medicine at the University of British Columbia and has completed a fellowship from the University of South Florida.
Dr. Ambrozic owns and operates the Vitality Healthcare center in Buckhead Atlanta, Georgia. He takes care of many professional athletes, celebrities, and patients interested in anti-aging medicine. Dr. Ambrozic believes that stem cells are the future of medicine and says that this opportunity that patients have right now, to regain health from a natural solution as powerful as stem cells, is exactly why he went into medicine. Dr. Ambrozic is passionate about you living your best life.
Dr. Ambrozic is an expert in laser surgery and anti-aging medicine, with a heavy focus on stem cell therapy. He is a member of the American College of Sports Medicine, American Academy of Anti-Aging, American Medical Association, Medical Association of Georgia and the American Society for Laser Medicine and Surgery. He is a member of the Harvard Medical School Postgraduate Association. Dr. Ambrozic believes in treating his patients like family. He truly cares about you and your wellbeing! He has traveled the world to bring the latest and best procedures to Georgia and the Southeast.
Dr. Kris was born in California where he also completed all of his studies. He built a highly successful practice in his hometown where he worked as a providing doctor and managed the day to day operations for 5 years. Dr. Kris’ success as a doctor resulted in him being sought after by professional athletes across the country. He began traveling all over the United States for his athletes to keep them in optimal condition. Dr. Kris sold his practice in California in 2016 and moved to Atlanta, Georgia shortly after. He continues to travel and care for many professional athletes, in fact he attended the 2017 Super Bowl with one of his Atlanta Falcons stars.
Dr. Kris has spent the last two years operating integrated clinics throughout the west coast. Through personal experience of being a patient of stem cell therapy and the desires of his athletes to have stem cell therapy, Dr. Kris began studying and dove into this exciting field of regenerative medicine. He continues to oversee care for his athletes, while he travels and hosts seminars for Vitality Healthcare. Dr. Kris loves sports and he is equally as passionate about bringing state-of-the-art healthcare to people of all demographics throughout the country. He spends one week a month in the Tacoma, Washington clinic and the rest of his time traveling, hosting seminars and chasing around his three-year-old daughter.
Raymond A. Murray is a Managing Director for a major Wall Street brokerage firm. He has been employed in this field since 1984, and holds the following securities licenses; series 7, 4, 55, 63 and 24. During his long tenure, Mr. Murray has served as an assistant office manager as well as office manager in both Chicago and Orlando, where he is currently employed.
Mr. Murray has extensive knowledge in financial planning, US and Canadian equity trading as well as secondary offerings and initial public offerings, IPO’s. Mr. Murray has mentored many young professionals over his successful 3 decade career, and remains active in many organizations surrounding the brokerage community.
Mr. Murray grew up in Minnesota where is excelled in football, hockey, and baseball. He graduated cum laude from St. Cloud State University with a double major in Political Science and Psychology. Mr. Murray moved to Chicago after receiving his honor degree to pursue his long career in Wall Street. Mr. Murray currently resides in Daytona Beach, Florida, where he enjoys tennis, golf, and fishing.
Bobby is a highly dedicated and motivated bi-lingual Physician Assistant who brings an array of impressive qualifications to Neo Matrix, LLC. He received his initial medical training in the United States Navy. It was during this time that he was inspired to continue his education to further render care as a health care provider. Along the way, he has practiced at such institutions as Moffitt Cancer Center and United Surgical Associates in Tampa, National Medical Affiliates in Punta Gorda and Celebration Hospital in Celebration Florida.
Upon completion of his graduate medical training, Bobby was accepted to MD Anderson Cancer Center’s Oncology Fellowship Program in which he gained an even greater appreciation and profound respect for complimentary alternative medicine. From there he went on and received a comprehensive alternative, integrative training curriculum at the University of Arizona.
Through the transition from the surgical to the medical/clinical area, it is Bobby’s desire to provide a complimentary/integrative component with a focus on preventative and proactive approaches to patient care with a customized prescription to optimal health.
Currently, Bobby is an expert in the clinical application of stem cell therapy and he continues to stay on the edge of the latest developments in bio-regenerative medicine.
Nick Sasso is a technology enthusiast, entrepreneur, business owner, husband, and father of four. He started his career in 1996 as a part-time customer service representative for a technical support company. During his time there he held multiple positions where he learned a lot about technology, helping people, and corporate America.
While Mr. Sasso enjoyed what he did he knew there were a number of truly amazing opportunities in the financial world. In 1999 he joined Jones Trading where he spent ten years, working his way up to a series 7, 63, and 55 licensed stockbroker. While at Jones, he built and maintained his own book of business and was recognized as top 5 producer in the firm for 4 consecutive years, ultimately holding the position of Senior Vice President before leaving Jones to pursue personal endeavors, including spending more time with his family and creating Sasso Properties, LLC. Within three years, Sasso Properties had accumulated 30 units with the goal of 50 by the end of 2017. Leveraging the skills he learned as a stockbroker and as a tech enthusiast, Mr. Sasso turned Sasso Properties, LLC into a well-oiled, highly automated machine.
With all of his business becoming self-sustaining, Mr. Sasso found his workload began to shrink. Never one to be idle, the search for new business opportunities began. In 2016 Mr. Sasso joined the Neo Matrix team as a manager with the desire to leverage his technical, business, and financial skill set to propel Neo Matrix to new heights. He is committed to using the skills he has attained over the years to help people and is excited to be a part of a team where helping people is a top priority.
Don has been in diagnostic ultrasound since 1998 and holds his credential of RCS (Registered Cardiac Sonographer) with Cardiovascular Credentialing International. He has performed over 40,000 procedures in Cardiovascular, Trans-cranial and Musculoskeletal ultrasound.
Don has served as a preceptor to Adventist Health Systems College of Health and Sciences since 2004, training 1st and 2nd-year students the techniques necessary to start their career’s in the dynamic field of ultrasound.
Don currently serves a variety of organizations to perform, teach and manage their clinical operations. Among those Don serves as V.P. of Clinical Operations for Neo Matrix LLC, where he oversees clinical treatment and resolution of musculoskeletal injuries/conditions through the use of stem cell therapy. In addition to treatment, Don oversees all training for physicians and sonographers as it relates to MSK ultrasound.
Don also serves as Chief Echocardiographer at Florida Hospital Fish Memorial Non-Invasive Cardiac Diagnostics Lab, where he oversees all lab functions and protocols for today’s advanced cardiovascular imaging and specialty imaging modalities. Don works closely with physicians and staff to provide detailed, accurate, comprehensive, and professional care for acute, chronic, and critical patients.
In addition, Don launched and continues to run the non-invasive Cardiovascular program for a private practice Cardiology office since 2001.
Jeffrey Allyn Ruterbusch, DO, NMD, MPH, MSA, MS, MS, CMCM, CSCS*D, CNS, CTN, DACBN, CFNC, Dip. S.N., Dip DSC, CISSN, DAAIM, CFMP
Commander, Medical Corps, United States Navy (Ret.)
Chief Medical Officer, Jax Injury & Rehab/F.W.C. of Tallahassee
Associate Professor, College of Extended Learning, Central Michigan University
Faculty, International Fitness Professionals Association, Tampa, Florida
• Central Michigan University, Mt. Pleasant, MI
Bachelor of Science, Biology/Chemistry, 1979
• University of West Florida, Pensacola, FL
Master of Science, Sports and Exercise Science, 1984
• Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine, Philadelphia, PA
Doctor of Osteopathy, 1990
• Central Michigan University, Mt. Pleasant, MI
Master of Science, Health Services Administration, 1998
• San Diego State University, San Diego, CA
Master of Public Health – 2000
• Clayton College of Natural Health, Birmingham, AL
Naturopathic Medical Doctor, 2004
• Fitness Institute of Technology/IFPA
Master of Science, Medical Fitness Specialization, 2013
• American College of Managed Care Medicine
Diplomate – Board Certified in Managed Care Medicine, 1998
• American Clinical Board of Nutrition
Diplomate – Board Certified in Clinical Nutrition, 2011
• National Strength and Conditioning Association
Certified Strength and Conditioning Specialist, 2000
• Huntington College of Health Sciences
Diploma, Sports Nutrition, 2008
• American College of Nutrition
Certified Nutrition Specialist, 2005
• National Endurance and Strength Training Association
Certified Fitness and Nutrition Coach, 2006
• Holt Institute of Medicine
Diploma, Dietary Supplement Counseling, 2009
• American Academy of Integrative Medicine
Board Certified in Integrative Medicine, 2013
• American Association of Restorative Medicine
Board Certified in Restorative Medicine, 2013
• Functional Medicine University
Board Certified Functional Medicine Practitioner
• International Society of Sports Nutrition
• American Society of Bariatric Physicians
• International Society for Orthomolecular Medicine
• American Academy of Anti-Aging Medicine
• Age Management Medicine Group
• National Association of Nutrition Professionals
Internship, Internal Medicine
1/93-7/93 Naval Aerospace and Operational Medicine Institute
Naval Flight Surgery School
7/98-7/00 University of California, San Diego/San Diego State University
Residency, Sports and Exercise Preventive Medicine
Board Certified in Integrative Medicine, 2013
Board Certified in Restorative Medicine, 2013
Board Certified in Functional Medicine, 2013
Diplomate, American Association of Integrative Medicine, 2013
Diplomate, American Clinical Board of Nutrition – 2011
Board Certified in Holistic Nutrition – NANP – 2008
Faculty Member, IFPA, Fellowship Program in Preventive Medicine, Nutrition, and Sports Medicine – 2009
Board Certified Nutrition Specialist, American College of Nutrition – 2005
Board Certified Strength and Conditioning Specialist – National Strength and Conditioning Association – 2000
Board Certified in Managed Care Medicine, 1998
Board Certified, Anti-Aging Sports Medicine & Rehabilitation – 2008
Board Certified, Age Management Medicine – 2011
Board Certified Sports Nutrition – ISSN – 2010
1992 – State of Florida (Active): 1999 – State of California (Inactive)
• Naval Aviation Schools Command, Pensacola, FL, 1982-1983
Aviation Officer Candidate School: Member of Honor Class 01-83.
• Naval Aerospace Medical Institute, Pensacola, FL, 1983-1984
Division Officer: Head of Special Projects for Aviation Physiology Model Manager. Student Naval Aerospace Physiologist.
• Aviation Physiology Training Department, Naval Air Station, Norfolk, VA, 1985-1986
Aerospace Physiologist: Division Officer in Charge of Aviation Physiology Training and Naval Aviation Water Survival Training.
• Health Professions Scholarship Program, Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine, Philadelphia, PA, 1986-1990
Recipient of Kenneth Wheeler Scholarship for clinical and didactic excellence in diagnostic radiology.
• National Naval Medical Center, Bethesda, MD, 1990-1991
• Marine Corps Air Station, Futenma, Okinawa, Japan, 1991-1992
General Medical Officer: Cared for forward deployed operating forces of 1st Marine Aircraft Wing, Fleet Marine Force, Pacific.
• Naval Aerospace and Operational Medicine Institute, Pensacola, FL, 1993.
Student Flight Surgeon
• Patrol Squadron Sixteen, Naval Air Station, Jacksonville, FL, 1993-1996
Flight Surgeon: Nominated, COMNAVAIRLANT Flight Surgeon of the Year, 1994-95.
• FAIRECONRON SIX, Naval Air Station, Cecil Field, FL, 1996-1998
Senior Flight Surgeon: Assistant Officer-in-Charge of Branch Medical Clinic with additional responsibility for Commander, Sea Control Wings, Atlantic.
• University of California, San Diego/ San Diego State University, San Diego, CA, 1998-2000
Sports Medicine Resident (Sports and Exercise Preventive Medicine Program): Two years of musculoskeletal, exercise medicine, and sports nutrition training. Team Physician for San Diego High School including rotations with SDSU Aztec Medicine Team, UCSD Intercollegiate and Intramural athletic programs, Sports Medicine and Rehabilitation Treatment (SMART) Centers at Marine Corps Recruit Depot and Camp Pendleton’s School of Infantry, the U.S. Olympic Training Center and OrthoMed weekly didactic sessions. Chief Resident in charge of nine junior residents 1999-2000. Completed MPH degree with additional coursework in Advanced Kinesiology, Cardiac Rehabilitation, Advanced Sports Medicine and Exercise Prescriptions for the Acute and Chronically Injured Athlete at San Diego
7/90-7/91 National Naval Medical Center; Bethesda, MD
State University. MPH thesis, “A Cost-Avoidance Analysis of Prescribing Foot Orthotics to Prevent Musculoskeletal Injuries in United States Marine Corps Infantry Trainees”.
• Central Michigan University, Mt. Pleasant, MI, 2000-current
Associate Professor, College of Extended Learning: Teach Graduate courses in Health Promotion and Rehabilitation in the southeast region (Georgia, Louisiana, and Florida). Courses include, but are not limited to: Community and Public Health, Health Services Administration, Health Service Organizations, and Managed Care.
• Naval Station, Mayport, FL, 2000-2003
Head, Sports Medicine, Branch Medical Clinic: Only Navy Sports Medicine Physician in the Southeast Region. Primary Orthopedic extended care provider overseeing Physical Therapy Department with Physical Therapist and two physical therapy assistants. Responsible for training primary care practitioners and Naval Hospital, Jacksonville, Florida Family Practice Residents in musculoskeletal medicine.
• Naval Air Station, Whiting Field, Milton, FL, 2003-2005
Head, Aviation Medicine, Branch Medical Clinic: Senior Flight Surgeon in charge of four junior flight surgeons attached to TAW-5. Manage a staff of over thirty junior and senior sailors in the Department of Military Medicine which includes Aviation Medicine, Immunizations, Clinical Services, Physical Therapy, Occupational Health and Preventive Medicine.
• Naval Station, Mayport, FL, 2005-2009
Senior Regional Flight Surgeon, South Atlantic Region: Senior Flight Surgeon in charge of thirteen junior flight surgeons attached to Commander, Naval Air Force, Atlantic, Norfolk, Virginia. Manage a staff of over fifty junior and senior sailors, physicians, and civilians in the Department of Aviation Medicine and Physical Examinations.
• Naval Operations Support Center, Jacksonville, FL, 2009-2012
Medical Department Head: Senior Flight Surgeon and proctor to Branch Medical Clinic’s nine junior flight surgeons, two Independent Duty Corpsman, and one Chiropractic Physician overseeing all PM&R care.
• ATP Medical Clinic, Jabriya, Kuwait, Mar 2012-Oct 2012
Physiotherapy and Sports Medicine Department Head: Physiotherapy department head with seven physiotherapists, one medical fitness specialist, and personal trainer/nutritionist overseeing all metabolic wellness, rehabilitation, and functional medicine care.
• Industrial Medicine Association, PC, Jacksonville, FL, Oct 2012-Feb 2013
Staff Occupational/Preventive Medicine Physician: Perform High-Quality
Disability evaluations to include, but not limited to: Internal Medicine
Evaluations, Orthopedic Evaluations, Neurology Evaluations, Pediatric
Evaluations and Vocational Rehabilitation Evaluations.
• Chief Medical Officer, Jacksonville Injury & Rehab
Florida Wellness Center of Tallahassee, Inc., Feb 2013-current
Head of Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation/Health Promotion & Wellness/Fitness & Nutrition/Weight Optimization Program. Oversee the Medical/Chiropractic/Physical Rehabilitation/Nutritional & Functional Medicine/Weight Optimization Programs. Ensure optimal standards of care are practiced and adherence to all Regulatory Agencies regarding OSHA/NIOSH/JCAHO rules and regulations. Scope of practice includes, but is not limited to: Physical Examinations, prescribing patient and condition specific Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation programs, Functional/Nutritional Medicine recommendations/Interventional Pain Management/Conventional and Complementary Sports Medicine/Natural Medicine/Interventional Endocrinology for Age-Management Medicine/Rehabilitative Ultrasonography and Musculoskeletal Medicine/Weight Optimization programs utilizing Holistic Nutrition; Dietary Supplement Counseling; and Sports Supplementation for peak performance and optimal health and wellness.
Dr. Mike Van Thielen, PH.D, HOLISTIC NUTRITION AND WELLNESS / STEM CELL EXPERT, AUTHOR, AND KEYNOTE & MOTIVATIONAL SPEAKER, has been involved in optimal health practices, anti-aging and regenerative medicine, sports performance, nutrition and supplementation for nearly three decades.
As a top swimmer in his native Belgium, he gained interest in optimizing health and athletic performance. Dr. Van Thielen graduated from the University of Brussels (Belgium) in 1993 with a bachelor’s degree in physical education and in 1995 with a master’s degree in physical therapy. He served as the assistant coach and physical therapist for Belgian Olympic swimmers in preparation for the 1996 Olympic Games in Atlanta.
Dr. Mike moved to Florida in 1997, and after managing several pain management clinics, he pursued his master of science in Oriental medicine and his bachelor of science in professional health studies from the Florida College of Integrative Medicine in Orlando.
Dr. Mike is a licensed physical therapist, a licensed acupuncture physician, and a doctor of Oriental Medicine, with certifications in injection therapy, homeopathy and homotoxicology, Chinese herbal medicine, and non-invasive cosmetic procedures. He also has a Ph.D in Holistic Nutrition from the College of Natural Health. Besides being well-versed in various health applications, Dr. Mike Van Thielen also holds many business and marketing certifications. He has a vast business experience and a proven track record of establishing and developing successful business operations.
Dr. Mike owned several anti-aging clinics in central and northeast Florida and developed a successful system to create customer loyalty that boosted new customer referrals and resulted in retaining more than 90% of existing customers.
In 2008, he founded a company that certified health care professionals in health and wellness programs, sensible weight loss, and natural non-invasive cosmetic procedures, and trained over 1,000 professionals in just a few years. Dr. Mike sold the business in 2014 and has since dedicated himself to bio-regenerative medicine applications and stem cell therapy.
Dr. Mike is the author of the revolutionary book “Health 4 Life – User Manual and is featured in the book “Motivational Speakers America – The Indispensable Guide to America’s Business and Motivational Speakers as a Top Keynote Speaker alongside celebrities such as Les Brown and Brian Tracy.
Dr. Mike currently continues to swim records in swimming pools around the world and professionally is the President/CEO of Neo Matrix, LLC. He is determined to establish Neo Matrix, LLC as the authority in stem cell applications in the USA and Latin America.