Meet our Co-Founder, Deborah Teplow

Deborah Teplow 2.5cmMeet Dr. Deborah Teplow, CEO and co-founder of the Institute for Wellness Education. She previously served as Executive Director of the Institute for Behavioral Healthcare; Vice-President of Projects in Knowledge; and Founder and CEO of Health Focus, Inc. She served on an expert panel for the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, as a director on the board for the Global Alliance for Medical Education, and a subcommittee chair for the Alliance for Continuing Medical Education. She earned her doctorate from Stanford University and did her undergraduate work at University of California, Berkeley.

Meet our Co-Founder, David Mee-Lee

Dr David Mee Lee Meet David Mee-Lee, MD. David is co-founder of the Institute for Wellness Education. He is Chief Editor of the American Society of Addiction Medicine’s (ASAM) Criteria for the Treatment of Addictive, Substance-Related, and Co-Occuring Conditions; Senior Vice President of The Change Companies; and a Senior Fellow, Justice Programs Office of the School of Public Affairs at American University, Washington, DC.


Mark Finkel

Nicholas Lee

David Mee-Lee

Deborah Teplow


Kaylea Algire, MA

Aviva Chill, MA, BSN

Alberta Godfrey, MA, MBA

Deonne Johnson, EdD

Jenny Nachbar, PhD

Alexis Pilleris, MS