Our Leadership

Anthropedia  is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization that provides professional certification, training, and coaching to individuals worldwide committed to improving their own mental health and well-being and the well-being of their clients, organizations, and communities.

Board Leadership

Lauren Dal Farra, MD

Chairwoman of the Board

President and CEO of PALM Health

Sita Kedia, MD, MPH


Chief Medical Officer

Robert Munsch, MD


Founder and President, Midwest Cataract and Laser Institute

HSH Prince Albert II of Monaco

Board Member

Christopher Collins, PhD, SJ

Board Member

Vice President for Mission, University of St. Thomas

Catherine Erb

Board Member


Leadership Team

Kevin Cloninger, PhD, NBC-HWC

Executive Director

C. Robert Cloninger, MD, PhD

Director of the Anthropedia Institute

Claude Dal Farra, PhD

Director of Strategic Development

Nigel Lester, MD

Director of Professional Development

Alinda Muszynski, NBC-HWC

Director of Programs and Administration

Notable Members of the Anthropedia Institute

C. Robert Cloninger, MD, PhD

Director, Anthropedia Institute

Professor Emeritus of Psychiatry, Psychology and Genetics & former Director of the Center for Well-Being at Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis

Mehmet Dokucu, MD, PhD

Institute Member

Associate Professor of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences at Northwestern University

Juan Mezzich, MD, PhD

Institute Member

Past President of the World Psychiatric Association, Professor of Psychiatry and Director of Psychiatric Epidemiology and the International Center for Mental Health at the Mount Sinai School of Medicine in New York

Helen Herrman, MD

Institute Member

Professor Emeritus of Psychiatry at Orygen and the Centre for Youth Mental Health, The University of Melbourne and Director of the WHO Collaborating Centre for Mental Health in Melbourne. Officer of the Order of Australia (AO) and former President of the World Psychiatric Association.

Sarah E. Bird, DNP, NBC-HWC

Institute Member

Doctor of Nursing Practice, Integrative Health and Healing and Family Practice; Integrative Medicine Nurse Practitioner, PALM Health; Functional Medicine Certified, IFM

Peter Lewton-Brain, DO, PhD

Institute Member

Doctor of Osteopathic Medicine and Director of the Association Danse Médicine Recherche of Monaco (ADMR)

Todd Breyfogle, PhD

Institute Member

Executive Director, Executive Leadership Programs, Aspen Institute

Sue M. Gouaux, LMSW

Institute Member

Clinical Social Worker and Psychotherapist

Susan Katzman, MA

Institute Member

President of the Board of Directors, National Career Academy Coalition

P. Bruce Uhrmacher, PhD

Institute Member

Professor of Education, Morgridge College of Education, University of Denver

Christine McConnell, PhD

Institute Member

Assistant Professor of Educational Foundations and Curriculum Studies at University of Northern Colorado