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“In a year’s time after taking the RNPA Learning Intensive, my career, my health, my family, my very life has been transformed. I am forever grateful” — Karen DiMarco, RN, iRNPA

“The way of the future of absolute must if you want to make and be the difference in righting the wrongs of healthcare. Kare is a wonderful mentor who has put her soul into this program. Passion, Vision, Perseverance.” — Lana Benton, RN, iRNPA

“The forethought, experience, openness, philosophy and preparation provides all the tools, thought process, and confidence to begin and succeed as an iRNPA.” — Leta Gill, RN, iRNPA

“My experience attending the iRNPA program was a refreshing one, to say the least. This program was packed with life changing information that is not readily taught or available to RN's. This program equipped me with the tools I need to be an iRNPA!  If you are ready for a change after working for many years in the clinical setting, and are driven to help patients and families, this is the program for you!  Karen is a wealth of knowledge that is unmatched in the advocacy process.” — Jamie Long

“Thank you so much for putting together such an incredible RN PA intensive course!  It is truly intensive but so worth it!  I learned a lot and will be using the Medical Time Line and lab spreadsheet with as many clients as i can.  All great information and can’t wait to get my speaking engagements lined up now that I have your fantastic power points!” —  Nan Wetherhorn, Health Care Advisor,

Health Professionals


Mary Ackerley

Dr. Mary Ackerley 

Mary Ackerley, M.D., M.D(H) ABIHM, is a classically trained psychiatrist and board certified integrative physician who understands both the biochemistry of the brain and the need for a healthy balance of neurotransmitters, hormones and the immune system. She embraces the latest advances in natural healing and integrative medicine to enhance conventional methods of treatment.  

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Ann Baldwin, PhD

Ann L. Baldwin, PhD  is a Professor of Physiology at the University of Arizona. It's time for your to relax! De-stress! To experience cutting-edge technology that will allow you to re-balance and begin enjoying your life again.

A lifelong dedication to the field of Physiology and an interest in alternative healing options have culminated in the formation of MindBodyScience – pulling together the traditions and practices of Reiki and coupling them with the latest technologies and techniques of Biofeedback. We now offer a third stress-reducing therapy: Tension and Trauma Release Exercises (TRE ™). Dr. Baldwin is a certified Level 1 Facilitator of TRE.

We sincerely believe that whenever we can provide a person with information about their own unique biological processes, we can empower them through this awareness to more effectively manage their physiological and psychological well-being. 

Learn more about Dr. Baldwin and her leading edge work.



Martha Grout M.D., M.D(H)  Arizona Center for Advanced Medicine


The Arizona Center for Advanced Medicine is the Southwest’s most diversified integrative medical center. Located in Scottsdale, Arizona, the Functional Medicine trained practitioners integrate the best of alternative and traditional medicine to educate and empower you on the road to health. No other holistic center utilizes as many medical services under one roof. Led by Medical Director Martha Grout, MD, MD(H), the center is dedicated to the reversal of chronic illness. We treat some 300 conditions, including cancer, Lyme disease, diabesity (cardiometabolic syndrome) and irritable bowel. We draw upon disciplines as diverse as genetic testing and Chinese Medicine, to colonics and cancer treatment. We have mastered a wide breadth of diagnostic abilities and treatments. Learn more about Martha Grout M.D., M.D(H) work.



Dr. Carol Henricks

After completing her undergraduate education at Washington and Jefferson College in Washington, PA, Dr. Henricks earned her medical degree from Hahnemann University School of Medicine in Philadelphia. She remained at Hahnemann to perform her internal medicine internship and residency, and she served as chief resident.

Dr. Henricks completed a fellowship in clinical neurophysiology at the University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, and a fellowship in behavioral neurology at the University of Arizona, Tucson. In addition, she has participated in numerous research studies, including clinical trials for epilepsy drugs, neurophysiology studies, and memory research. In addition to her medical practice, Dr. Henricks also performs volunteer work, seeing patients at the Refugee Clinic, for the Arizona Children's Association, and working as a volunteer instructor at St. Andrews Crippled Children's Clinic. She also has taught seminars and appeared on TV and radio for the Migraine Awareness Program. 

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Direct access to leading radiologists so that you have accurate, thorough, and detailed information about your tests to help you and your doctor pursue the most beneficial treatment plan.

We offer direct access from anywhere in the world to a network of leading radiologists who can re-read your MRI, CT, X-ray, Mammogram, or any other radiology test.

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RN Patient Advocates, PLC

3400 West Goret Road
Tucson, AZ 85745
Phone: 520-743-7008
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