Dr. Adam's Curriculum Vitae

Illness --> Wellness --> Fitness


2014  Crossfit Level One Trainer Course, Hong Kong SAR

2013 Dry Needle (Acupuncture) Technique, Ohio University - Modules 1-3 (clubphysio.co.uk)

2009  Doctorate of Naturopathic MedicineBastyr University

Trained as a Primary Care Physician in America. Vermont Licence #VT099.007587

Additional Coursework and Clinical Rotations Included:


2007  Neuro-Cranial Restructuring Certification – Los Angeles, CA


2002  Certified Massage TherapistCrestone Healing Arts Center, Crestone, CO (630 course hours)


1994  Master of Science, Sport Physiology & Adult FitnessOhio University, Athens, Ohio

1992  Dual Bachelor of Arts: Pre-Physical Therapy/PsychologyOhio University

Employment Experience

February ’17-  Present   Anatomy/Physiology Instructor Cleveland Institute of Medical Massage, Cleveland, OH

  • Teaching A/P to a diverse student body in a year-long, comprehensive course.

February '15 - June '16   Head CrossFit Trainer CrossFit Las Colinas, Managua, Nicaragua

  • Created all programming, taught trainers, led group classes, developed CrossFit competitions.

March '14 - January '15  Naturopathic Physician Integrated Medicine Institute (IMI), Hong Kong

  • Functional Medicine, Counseling, Personal Training, Fat Loss Programming

March '12- August '13  Country Director/Staff Physician Natural Doctors International (NDI)

Ometepe, Nicaragua

  • Overseeing all aspects of an NGO medical/wellness clinic, treating the indigenous, underserved population of a rural, island culture.

April ’11-Present  Visiting Holistic Physician

  • Soneva Fushi - Maldives
  • Six Senses Laamu - Maldives
  • Six Senses Sanctuary - Thailand

Sept. ’02- May ‘03  Naturopathic Office Manager Options Naturopathic Clinic

Cleveland Heights, OH.  

  • Handled all facets of running a small physician’s medical practice: Marketing, P.R., Billing, Expansion, Relocation, Product inventory and sales, Reception.

March ‘99-May ‘01  Director of Health & Physical Education, Mayfield Jewish Community Center, Cleveland, OH.  

  • Supervised all aspects of PE and Wellness department with a staff of thirty-five employees: Budgeting, Staffing, Programming, Committee representation, Member liaison.

Jan.‘98-Nov.’98  General Manager/Player, Detroit Dynamite- Semi-Professional Soccer Club, USISL.

  • Managed all aspects of running a semi-professional soccer club from player contracts and recruiting, housing, transportation, to marketing, promotion, league issues, concessions, game-day logistics, public relations and media.


June ‘95-Dec. '97  Coordinator/Coach, Tahuichi Way Program Santa Cruz, Bolivia

  • Supervise and Administer 30-60 College and high school aged American soccer players at La Academia Tahuichi Aguilera.  Address all issues related to housing, injuries, illness, training, and travel.  Provide translation for non-Spanish speaking players.


June '93-Jan.'94  Exercise Physiologist, Baylor Hospital Cardiac Rehabilitation, Dallas TX. 

  • Cardiac Stress Tests (GXT, Stress Echo, Dobutamine Stress Echo).


Sept. '92-June '93  Strength and Conditioning Coach Ohio University Baseball Team.

Jan. '90-Present  Personal Trainer

  • Training a diverse population in a variety of settings. (Gym, Home, Office, etc.). Nutritional Counseling. Body Composition Analysis.

Teaching Experience

Jan. ’04-March ’04  Principles of Resistance Training (2 credit hours) Bastyr University

  • Introduction to fundamentals of resistance training, including theoretical and hands-on component.

June ‘94-Aug.’94  HED 210 Personal Health (3 credit hours) Cleveland State University.

  • Explored major personal topics in order to achieve maintain, and promote high-level health.  Self- assessment inventories and wellness project issued.

Jan. ‘94- March ’94  PESS 302 Biomechanics Guest LecturerOhio University.

  • Presented muscle function and physiology from micro to macroscopic level. 

Aug. ‘95- Jan. ‘96 Instructor Santa Cruz International School

  • English and physical education (Grades K-12), Santa Cruz, Bolivia

Certifications Attained

Jan. ‘99  Certified Strength and Conditioning Specialist National Strength and Conditioning Association


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