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172 Millennium - A Marquis Who’s Who Magazine HEALTH AND WELLNESS Dr. Da’Mond T. Holt currently works for Metropolitan State University of Denver Western Educational Equity Assistance Center (WEEAC) andHigher GroundResource Center, as a Consultant and National Trauma Expert. Dr. Holt is a Certified Traumatologist through Traumatology Institute and a Certified Mental Health Specialist, Bullying Prevention Specialist, Trauma Crisis Specialist through the American School Counselor’s Association, and a Licensed Restorative Practice Trainer through IIRP. He is a Certified Practitioner of Nutrition and Integrative Medicine for Mental Health and Trauma & PTSD Hypnotherapist. His work and research are an asset-based approach to trauma that has a strong focus on resilience above trauma instead of a deficit-based approach. Chronic Stress, Complex Trauma, PTSD, and Long-Term Grief can have neurological and psychological effects that can impair brain development in children. We must ensure that individuals with trauma are supported with the latest and most robust strategies for not just surviving trauma but thriving above trauma. “Trauma may not be your fault, but certainly it is our responsibility to heal from it. If we do not heal from our trauma, we will bleed on people that did not cut us. Hurting people, hurt people.” CERTIFIED TRAUMATOLOGIST, TRAUMA CRISIS SPECIALIST Nutrition & Integrative Medicine in Mental Health Tucson, AZ Drawing upon a BS in psychology and pre-medical studies from Fordham University and an MD from the Ross University School of Medicine, Dr. Clifford A. Kinder completed his residency at the University of South Carolina’s Department of Family Medicine. Since 2000, he has served in dual roles with the Aids Healthcare Foundation (AHF), including as the medical director of AHF-The Kinder Medical Group and the director of clinical research at the AHF’s Southern Bureau in Miami. He is a certified HIV specialist and holds medical licenses in Florida and South Carolina. Dr. Kinder has been recognized among America’s Top Family Doctors since 2003 in light of his pioneering research and contributions to HIV/AIDS awareness and treatment. Outside of his medical endeavors, he is a former music director who co-composed themes for several television shows through the Kinder Music Group. He also co-composed theme songs for Hasbro, PepsiCo and Transformers through Kinder and Bryant in New York. His interest in HIV/AIDS arose from his experiences in New York City during the AIDS epidemic while he was working in the music industry. Subsequently, he pursued medicine to help those struggling with HIV/AIDS. MEDICAL DIRECTOR AHF-The Kinder Medical Group Miami, FL Millennium Magazine Featured Listee CLIFFORD A. KINDER, MD DA’MOND T. HOLT, PHD