staff qualifications

NANCY THORNE

M.Ed, President

Ms. Thorne, the founder of CHI Wellness, LLC, oversees all client work. Ms. Thorne earned an M.Ed. in Consulting Psychology from Harvard University and a B.A. in Economics from Rutgers University. She has worked in the health industry for over 25 years and has extensive experience in all marketing and educational services offered by the company. Earlier in her career she worked as a psychological consultant and clinical researcher at Harvard University’s Division on Aging and Beth Israel Hospital in Boston. After that she worked at the University of Medicine and Dentistry in New Jersey, overseeing a National Institute of Health research grant in Complementary Medicine and Pain Management.

DR. DANIEL OLSON

PhD, IT Director

Dr. Olson designs and maintains all information technology software for CHI’s administrative systems and website. He has served as a software engineer and consultant for several companies, including Polaroid and Reebok. From 1999 to 2000, he worked in the human resources industry, developing web-based software for benefits enrollment and maintenance for Cyborg Systems. From 1988 to 1997 Dr. Olson was a Professor of Mechanical Engineering at the University of Rhode Island. He has published numerous technical articles on mechanism design. Dr. Olson received his Ph.D., M.S.M.E., and B.M.E. degrees in Mechanical Engineering from the University of Minnesota.

ANNE AMIN

MA, Director of Communications

Anne Amin is Director of Communications and focuses on client support, wellness campaign maintenance, the development of creative programs to address the unique needs of clients as well as corporate program administrative support.