Board Members

President

Annette Zaharoff, MD

Dr. Zaharoff is a sports medicine physician in private practice in San Antonio, Texas. She created The Non-Surgical Center of Texas which is a comprehensive center for the evaluation and non-surgical treatment of musculoskeletal injuries. She is board certified in PM&R. Her practice includes prolotherapy, PRP and stem cell injections. She is president and a founding member of the International Association of Regenerative Therapy and serves on the Board of Directors for the Hackett Hemwall Patterson Foundation. She is an invited speaker for regenerative medicine courses in the U.S and abroad and has participated as faculty for numerous prolotherapy medical trips. She is a former professional tennis player and continues her involvement in tennis by serving as a tournament physician for national and international events.


Vice President

Marty Gallagher, MD

Martin Gallagher, MD, DC, MS, ABOIM is uniquely licensed as a board certified family physician, board certified integrative medicine, physician acupuncturist, and chiropractor. He is the medical director of Integrative Medicine at Medical Wellness Associates in Jeannette, Pa., just outside of Pittsburgh.   Medical Wellness Associates is a self contained, state of the art, medical facility with a staff of 45, that incorporates chiropractic manipulation, medical acupuncture, IV nutritional therapy, BHRT, IV laser therapy, regenerative injection therapies including stem cells, PRP, prolotherapy and every form of ozone including MAH, Prolozone, Hemozone, ENT ozone, ColonOzone, and Stem Cell Ozone injections. Dr. Gallagher is on the faculty at West Virginia University, Department of family medicine, where he teaches integrative medicine to family medicine residents. He established the first medical residency program in the US, in which family medicine residents can become double boarded in family medicine and medical acupuncture upon graduation. He is also on the clinical faculty at the University of Wisconsin, at the Hackett Hemwall Patterson Institute, where he teaches Prolotherapy and Regenerative Injection Therapy.  Dr. Gallagher is board certified in Ozone therapy and has studied ozone in the US and Europe. He is a board member of the American Association of Orthopedic Medicine, a non-surgical orthopedic association of physicians trained in regenerative therapies and the Hackett Hemwall Patterson Foundation in Madison, Wisconsin.  He also serves as a board member for the International Association of Regenerative Therapy (IART). He is a frequent lecturer at HHPF, AAOM, AAOT, A4M, and can be heard every Saturday morning on his popular weekly nationwide Sirius Radio broadcast, called “Alternatives to Medicine”.


Treasurer

Adam Balin, MD

Adam is an MD who has practiced Family Medicine at the Dean Clinic (now SSM Health, Dean Medical Group) in Oregon, WI since 1989. Over the years there he has served on myriad committees, task forces and leadership positions, including Chair of Family Medicine, Primary Care Regional Medical Director, and the Dean Clinic Board of Directors as well as on the Dean Foundation Board of Directors. He is also faculty at the UW Madison School of Medicine and Public Health and teaches residents at the Northeast Family Medical Center, where he got to know Jeff Patterson much better. He ultimately went to his first HHPF (then HHP) October conference in 2011. Adam was profoundly impressed and moved by that conference, which completely changed his perspective of how to care for patients with chronic musculoskeletal pain. He went to the very next Honduras service learning trip for 2 weeks with Jeff,  Mary, Chet, and many other dedicated instructors and volunteers. He returned to practice as a convert to prolotherapy and what it could offer patients. Shortly afterward Jeff asked him to serve on the HHP Board of Directors, specifically because of his large system governance and operations experience, and with the intent of moving HHPF to a new level of organization that would continue to grow and improve patient care well after Jeff, Mary and the rest of us were no longer there to do it. Currently serving on both the HHPF BOD and the new IART interim BOD, Adam continues to help move the vision and mission of both organizations to realize Jeff's dream of a world where chronic pain is better understood and where reliable, effective treatment is accessible to all.


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