Your Team

Physicians with More than 50 Years of Combined Experience

 

Denis Wilson

Denis Wilson, MD

Vice President and Co-Founder

Dr. Wilson graduated from the University of South Florida College of Medicine in 1985. He specializes in optimizing peripheral thyroid function, body temperature, and well-being. Working with more than 5,000 patients, he developed a new simplified paradigm for thyroid management. The first doctor to use sustained-release liothyronine, he has educated more than 2,500 physicians about its use in patients with symptoms of low thyroid and low body temperature despite having normal blood tests. His novel treatment of using sustained-release T3 is now standard of care with a subsection of physicians practicing complementary and alternative medicine and his work is being taught in naturopathic medical schools. Dr. Wilson is the author of three books, including the extensively referenced Evidence-Based Approach to Restoring Thyroid Health.

 

Michaël Friedman, ND

President and Co-Founder

Naturopathic physician Dr. Michaël Friedman is author of the recent book There’s No Pill for This: A Naturopathic Physician’s Personal Prescription for Managing Multiple Sclerosis (Chelsea Green, 2020). He is the founder of the Association for the Advancement of Restorative Medicine and the Journal of Restorative Medicine. He also creates and formulates herbal and nutritional supplements, and is cofounder and president of the Restorative Formulations supplement company. He is the author of the medical textbook Fundamentals of Naturopathic Endocrinology, a contributing author of Evidence-Based Approach to Restoring Thyroid Health, and co-author of Healing Diabetes. He has treated patients with illnesses ranging from lymphoma to liver cancer, achieving remarkable results that have been published in several medical journals. He lives with his family in Vermont, USA.

 

Paula M. Wood

Paula M. Woods

Finance Director

Paula joined Restorative Formulations in 2008. She has a B.S. in special education and more than 30 years of finance and accounting experience, including 14 years as the owner/operator of a natural food store. She has held elected positions in several local governmental organizations.

 

Kevin Begin

Director of Sales and Operations

Kevin recently joined Restorative Formulations in January 2021 after spending five years rebuilding a boutique Inn in Vermont’s ski country. Prior to this he spent 27 years in various leadership positions with Dean Foods, a Dallas, TX based food manufacturer with facilities across the US. He left the organization in 2015 as the Northeast Division General Manager. He has a BS in Business Administration, and an MBA from Davenport University, Grand Rapids, MI. Kevin, and his family live in the Mad River Valley, VT. where they spend most of their free time partaking in one of the multitudes of year-round outdoor activities Vermont provides.

 

Jerilyn Toney

Jerilyn Allen

Marketing and Sales Development

Jerilyn joined Restorative Formulations in September 2012. Prior to this she was the Office Manager at Northern Community Investment Corporation. Dance has always been Jerilyn’s passion which led her to study Dance at The Boston Conservatory of Dance, Music and Theater. Jerilyn loves the outdoors when she is not biking, hiking, skiing or kiteboarding she is traveling and exploring.

 

Tom Knox

Tom Knox

Logistics Coordinator and Warehouse Manager

Tom has been Warehouse Manager at Restorative Formulations since 20​10. Prior to that he was warehouse manager for American Flatbread. Tom studied ​Environmental Sciences at ​Wittenberg University in Springfield,OH. When not working he is snowboarding, cross country skiing, mountain bike riding or gardening.

 

Lindsay Helwig

Lindsay Helwig O’Hara

Sales Representative

Lindsay joined Restorative Formulations in 2017, after working as an inside sales manager at Urban Moonshine. She has a B.S. degree in environmental science from UNC Asheville. Her interests include yoga, botanical gardens, and herbal medicine.

 

Erin O'Hara

Erin K. O’Hara

Medical Herbalist

Erin has been associated with Restorative Formulations since April 2007. Previously, he was a community herbalist in Rochester, NY. He received his training at the Northeast School of Botanical Medicine, The Ayurvedic Institute. Erin’s interests include creating beautiful and ecologically useful gardens with native plants and herbs.

 

Teresa Autumn

Teresa Autumn

Customer Accounts Manager

Teresa joined Restorative Formulations in March 2015, after previously working in customer service at Verilux. She holds bachelor of arts degree from Goddard College, where she studied art and education. Her interests include rock climbing, hiking, photography, fire dancing, drawing, writing lyrics and singing. Teresa is also involved with the LGBTQ+ community.