In private practice since 1983 Dr. Simonetti has been very active in his
community, his profession and in helping the less fortunate. Below are some
of his credentials and accomplishments:
President of the Congress of Chiropractic State Associations (2004-2006)
Honorary Lifetime Member of the Congress of Chiropractic State Associations
President of the New York Chiropractic Council (2003-2005)
Honorary Lifetime Member of the New York Chiropractic Council
Recipient of the prestigious Beacon Award-Chiropractor of the Year-New York Chiropractic Council (1995-1996)
DPI/NGO United Nations Representative to the chiropractic profession (2012-2017)
Chairperson Project Project HOPE (Help Other People Eat) (1991-1997, 2009)
Founder and President of the Wellness for All Foundation. The Foundations primary purpose is to help the underprivileged receive an education.
Dolores Germania Hernandez-Simonetti, was born in the Dominican Republic and raised in the Bronx. She currently works for the New York Yankees in the Communication and Media Relations Department. Dolores feels very strongly about helping children around the world and is passionate about making a positive impact in their lives. She is actively working with the Wellness for all Foundation to achieve that.
Dolores received a scholarship to attend Pratt Institute and studied Fashion Design, graduating with honors. After graduating, she designed for numerous Fashion Designers including Carolina Herrera. She also worked for many years as an Official Court Interpreter for Civil, Criminal and Family court in New York City. Most recently, Dolores-Germania has dedicated her time to do fundraising for the Wellness for All Foundation to help the children in Ouanaminthe, Haiti.
Ellen Coyne, DC is a Brooklyn born chiropractor who serves in the upper west side of Manhattan, Brightwaters Long Island and the surrounding communities in NY. While in private practice 1984, Dr. Coyne has been extremely active in helping her profession. She has held office in nearly every position in The New York Chiropractic Council including Chairman of the Board (1998-2002). Dr. Coyne is still active as the Legislative Chairperson for the Council, Convention Chair, Editor-in Chief of its Journal and serves in an advisory capacity as a member of the Council’s Regent Committee.
She was honored with the prestigious “Beacon Award”, Chiropractor of the Year, both in 1994 and 2010. Dr. Coyne also received the International Chiropractor’s Association Service Award for coordinating chiropractors from all over the United States and many other countries to serve at Ground Zero. Dr. Coyne served on the State Board of Chiropractic from 2006 to present. She chaired the Legislative and Law Committees. She also served as an Examiner for the State Board of Chiropractic and as a Chiropractic Licensing Examiner for the New York State Department of Education. Dr. Coyne was bestowed the honor of Fellow of the American College of Chiropractic, 2012. She is also Vice Chair of Love Notes for Haiti.
Dr. Deutchman has been in private practice since 1986. Over his past 30 years of practice, his dedication to service is still evident in his actions; in the early 90's, Dr. Deutchman initiated and went on to manage volunteer chiropractic care programs for orphaned infants at the Hale House in NYC, as well as a program for priests and nuns of the Fratenite de Notre Dame, a French missionary group that maintains orphanages and soup kitchens around the world. In 1999 he provided chiropractic services to the Mens-Health Crisis in New York City.
Dr. Deutchman served as District President of the New York Chiropractic Council for Manhattan from 1992 to 1994. In 2003 Dr. Deutchman formed the Scoliosis Care Foundation, a non profit organization dedicated to educate parents on the benefits of early detection and correction of Scoliosis. Dr. Deutchman is also a Founding member of the International Society of Scoliosis Orthopedic Rehabilitation (SOSORT). In 2011 Dr. Deutchman became vice president of Mission Life International with non profit status in the USA , Dominican Republic and Haiti. Mission Life International set up its first orphanage in Ounaminthe, Haiti in response to the 2010 earthquake in Port-Au-Prince.
Amiko has a tremendous passion for organization and design, both visual and non-visual. Her skills and expertise range from fashion, graphic design and branding to small business management and entrepreneurship. Amiko traveled to Haiti in January, 2013 and since has been actively involved in fundraising initiatives for the children in Ouanaminthe, Haiti.
Dan Michaels is currently a semi-professional volunteer dedicating his efforts to the Haiti orphanage project among several other causes far and wide. In previous life incarnations, Dan has been (still is) a CPA, Florida home builder and developer, and most recently spent 16 years as elementary and middle school teacher in NYC, Boston, and San Miguel, Mexico. While in Mexico, he additionally taught literacy at a girls orphanage, carpentry at an arts program for indigenous children, and computer/English/leadership skills at another educational program in two remote villages. So you see he likes to help kids!
Dan now frequents Sarasota, FL and Stock bridge, MA, and works as a volunteer elementary school teacher and tutor, art museum docent, food bank distribution expert and cooking program instructor, and vegetarian chef fora major Buddhist meditation center, among other endeavors. And now,supporting the Village of Hope and working with our Haiti kids in any way possible! In spare time, Dan loves to kayak, hike, travel, and build or renovate houses.