Denise Straiges MA, CCH, RSHom(NA), PCH is fiercely committed to raising the bar in academic and clinical training for all Homeopaths. She is the President and Clinical Director of The Academy of Homeopathy Education (AHE) and established HOHM Foundation, whose initiatives include the Homeopathy Help Network, a not-for-profit, research-based initiative focused on delivering high-quality, affordable Homeopathy care to all. Under her leadership, AHE was named the exclusive educational provider for the American Institute of Homeopathy (AIH), the oldest medical society in the US.
Denise has taught for numerous homeopathy schools in the US and abroad. She has been an invited speaker at conferences worldwide in homeopathy, integrative wellness, and spirituality in medicine. She is a 2023 graduate of Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine. Her thesis, Contingent Evolution: Homeopathy and 19th Century Biomedicine, explores how the uptake of bacteriological discoveries into the canon of 19th-century medical knowledge was an interdependent and non-linear process in both orthodox and heterodox spaces.
Denise’s work includes extensive, original, primary research into the intellectual origins of homeopathy, in particular, Hahnemann’s influences in The Chronic Diseases and the chemical evolution of the preparation of the medicines. In conjunction with HOHM Foundation, she has published numerous peer-reviewed articles on clinical outcomes and education in integrative medicine. She is completing a compendium of homeopathic case analysis with expected publication in 2023/24.
Denise maintains a busy practice in classical homeopathy with a focus on complex neurological and autoimmune conditions and provides clinical supervision and mentorship to students and professional homeopaths around the world.