Board of Directors

Lucinda Harman, Phd

Lucinda Harman, Phd

Executive Director

I was born in Odessa, TX in 1952 and attended Odessa Community College in 1975-1977 to obtain my Associates Degree in Nursing. I discovered a love for neonatology and psychiatry during my training. I then moved to Houston and completed my Bachelor’s Degree in Psychology from University of Houston where I led group therapy with post stroke patients suffering from a variety of aphasias. I studied physiological psychology (now neurosciences) at the University of Louisville, KY… Read More

Melanie Alarcio, M.D.

Melanie Alarcio, M.D.

Pediatric Neurologist

Melanie Alarcio, MD, FMAPS, is a pediatric neurologist at AZ NeuroRecovery Treatment Innovation Center. She provides comprehensive care for patients, especially children, suffering from neurologic disorders, such as seizures, neuromuscular disorders, sleep problems, headaches, cerebral palsy, developmental delay, learning disabilities, concussions, and many other neurologic conditions. She has special interest in concussion and the emerging field of psychoneuroimmunology and autoimmune encephalopathies like PANDAS, limbic, Hashimoto’s and NMDA-receptor antibody encephalopathy.. Read More

Rachel Klein, D.C., N.D.

Rachel Klein, D.C., N.D.

Clinical Functional Neuroscience and Naturopathic Medicine

Rachel M. Klein, ND, DC, DACNB, FIBFN-CNDH is a Naturopathic Physician and Functional Neurologist practicing in Hilo, Hawaii. She is a graduate of National University of Health Sciences, in both Chiropractic and Naturopathic Medicine. She is a diplomate of the American Chiropractic Neurology Board and a Fellow of the International Board of Functional Neurology with specialization in Childhood Neurodevelopmental Disorders for Healthcare… Read More

Brian Jenkins, D.C.

Brian Jenkins, D.C.

Brian Jenkins is a Doctor of Chiropractic specializing in upper cervical care and applied neuroscience. He is a family-based practitioner who enjoys treating patients of all ages. He graduated from Palmer College of Chiropractic in 1998 and went on to complete his Atlas Orthogonal Board Certification (a specialized upper cervical chiropractic technique) through Sherman College of Straight Chiropractic the following year. Read More

 DeAnn Fitzgerald, OD

DeAnn Fitzgerald, OD

Vice President, Neuro-Optometric Rehabilitation Association

DeAnn Fitzgerald, O.D. is Vice President of the Neuro-Optometric Rehabilitation Association (NORA), an interdisciplinary group of professionals dedicated to providing patients who have physical or cognitive disabilities as a result of an acquired brain injury with a complete ocular health evaluation and optimum visual rehabilitation education and services to improve their quality of life. Read More

Sue Johnston, DNP

Sue Johnston, DNP

Dr. Sue Johnston practices as a nurse practitioner at the VA Medical Center in Temple, Texas. She received her Master’s from UT in Austin and her Doctor of Nursing Practice (DNP) from the University of Alabama-Tuscaloosa. She is active locally and nationally in workgroups within the VA. The national workgroup creates competencies for preparation of VA nurses in the care of diabetes. Read More

NeCole Rivers, PhD

NeCole Rivers, PhD

NeCole Rivers, PhD is an Occupational Therapist and Clinical Psychologist. She began her career in 1997 when she graduated from St. Phillips Community College with an Associates of Applied Science in Occupational Therapy. In 2005 she graduated with a Master’s Degree in Occupational Therapy from Texas Woman’s University. From 2006-2012 she worked in an outpatient clinic where she was able to treat children from birth-18 years. Read More