These independent members of the school advise institutions of how to carry out policies, they support activities of the school and surrounding community, share information on current developments in the health field and serve as a guide to the massage therapy profession.
Bonnie Barone, BA, is the National Sales Manager for Suray Promotions. Bonnie’s expertise is in educating the customers on Healthy Living. She worked in media for 15 years. Her background is in television, radio and newspaper print. She has created campaigns for Roswell Park Hospital, Breast Cancer Awareness, Benefits for Chiropractic and NYIM. Bonnie has a degree in Business Management and is affiliated with local charities.
Bonnie L. Bizzozero, MS, LMT, is a 1998 graduate of NYIM, holds a Bachelor’s Degree in Science Education from Syracuse University and a Master’s Degree in Special Education from SUNY at Buffalo. Bonnie has her own practice where she specializes in Craniosacral work, Visceral Manipulation, Reiki, Medical & Orthopedic Massage and Myofascial Therapy.
Steven Dyviniak, MS, LMT, is a 1997 graduate of NYIM, holds degrees in Science and Biology from SUNY Fredonia and is published in scientific journals. He has a private practice in Springville, NY, and has worked in medical and research sectors for over twenty years. Steve is active in the NYIM Alumni Association.
Andrew Fleming, Esquire, is an attorney with Chiacchia & Fleming, L.L.P., where he specializes in labor and employment law. Mr. Fleming is a member of the Bar Association of Erie County and its Labor Law Committee; the American Trial Lawyers Association, National Employment Lawyers & Industrial Relations Research Associations.
Michele L. Fronczak, LMT,is a 1998 graduate of NYIM. She has worked in the healthcare field for over 20 years. While studying to be a Athletic Trainer/ Physical Education Instructor she fell in love with Massage Therapy and consequently pursued her degree as a Licensed Massage Therapist. She has been in private practice since graduation and works with her husband out of Fronczak Chiropractic in Tonawanda, NY.
Kathryn Muranyi, LMT, NCTMB, is a 1997 graduate of NYIM and former Education Assistant at NYIM. Kathryn is the owner of Lotus Massage. She is certified in Myofascial Therapy, Deep Tissue Massage, Therapeutic Touch, and Reiki.
Hans Koritz, MD, graduated from medical school in Zurich, Switzerland. He did post graduate training in Canada and specialized in family medicine and anesthesiology. He relocated to the USA in 1995 where he performs his expertise in pain medicine.
Eva Koritz, BS, RN, graduated with a business degree from Sweden and training as a registered nurse in Zurich, Switzerland. Since 1983 she has worked together with her husband Hans in his practice and in 1996 she got involved with alternative health care which she is now independently pursuing.
Michael Misiak, D.C., is a 1993 graduate of Logan College of Chiropractic. Dr. Misiak is in private practice at Oak Orchard Chiropractic in Albion, NY. Lisa Merritt-Misiak, D.C. is a 1993 graduate of Logan College of Chiropractic. Dr. Misiak is in private practice at Oak Orchard Chiropractic in Albion, NY. 20
Andres Orffeo, LMT, is a 1998 graduate of NYIM. He has over 20 years in the healthcare field, along with wife Ann, opened “Living Well Massage Therapy” in Amherst, NY.
Ann Orffeo, RN, LMT, is a 1998 graduate of NYIM. She has been a registered nurse for 17 years. She and her husband Andres, opened “Living Well Massage Therapy” in Amherst, NY.
Patricia A. Senchack, LMT, graduated in 1999 as Valedictorian of her class. She is a registered Occupational Therapist (retired) specializing in physical disabilities, Pediatrics, Geriatrics and school based and also has a part time home business in massage.
Kathryn Wagner, O.T., graduated from University at Buffalo. She acquired a Masters degree from D’Youville College in Health Services Administration. Kathryn is the president of a company she founded called Complementary Health Network, LLC. Her goals include bringing holistic services to more individuals through the utilization of Flexible Plan Benefits.
Renee Wieberg, BS, LMT,holds a Bachelor’s degree in Health & Wellness and is a 1995 graduate of NYIM. Renee owns “Corporate Wellness Services” in Cheektowaga, NY.