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Dr. Sherri Tenpenny



Physician, business leader, speaker, author and medical researcher with broad-based expertise to provide innovative clinical care and develop strategies within an industry undergoing continual changes. Possesses the capability to build consensus among key stakeholders, serve as consultant to multi-disciplinary staff, and deliver objectives on time and with full detail. Garnered industry recognition as an expert in the areas vaccination and integrated medical practices. Author of two books. Has written numerous articles published domestically and translated internationally. Served as invited speaker at national and international conferences. Provided advisory services on medical and healthcare related matters to Fortune 200 Company and others.

Areas of Expertise:

  • Strategic Business Planning

  • Organizational Vision and Mission Planning

  • Operations Oversight

  • Stakeholder Engagement & Relations

  • Program Launch & Management

  • Framework and Procedure Development

  • Strategic Alliances & Partnerships

  • Integrates Conventional and Alternative Care Options

  • Staff Leadership & Development


  • Oversaw Emergency Department operations at Blanchard Valley Regional Health Center; provided departmental leadership, defined policies and practices, drove performance improvement, and advised on strategic and financial planning while cultivating strong working relationships with the medical staff, hospital administration, the patient community, and the media.

  • Founded and built a Valley-Plus Emergency Medical Group, Inc, from the ground-up to become highly profitable entity, expanding high quality care and grew the service area from 16,000 to 26,000 patients annually.

  • Worked with local mental health providers, established a mental health transportation system for three-county area, involving the Sheriff’s Department, Police Department and both local and regional EMS ambulance system.  

  • Established and launched OstoMed, a medical practice specializing in osteopathic manipulative medicine, dedicated to working with patients to diagnose and develop treatment plans to optimize outcomes.

    • OsteoMed was moved to Cleveland in 1996 and in 2008 became Tenpenny Integrative Medical Center, a provider of medical services, spanning MD, DO, and NP practices for chronic conditions, allergies, and women’s health; managed financial and administrative functions building diversified revenue streams, maintaining multi-disciplinary relationships, and ensuring compliance with regulatory guidelines.

  • Founded, an entity that provides online educational courses and training to individuals across a variety of health topics. Students have participated from more than 20 countries. Content empowers participants to make informed health decisions and deepen knowledge of health-related topics, with a focus on the health impact of vaccinations.

  • Co-founded an alternative news and informational service,, a dedicated site and newsletter with a focus on vaccines, the pharmaceutical industry, and natural health. The business has gained supporters and has published contributions from prominent researchers and medical professionals on a variety of topics.

  • Served as a medical expert witness for multiple law firms, advising on vaccine injury cases.

  • Consultant for Parker Hannifin, a Fortune 250 company with 60,000 employees across 48 countries, on the development of healthcare operating strategies. Roll included recruitment of integrative practitioners from 210 locations; negotiated agreements with integrative oncologists, determined ROI of medical programs, and designed CAM service reimbursement structure.

  • Recruited as director of business development for Sanoviv Medical Institute in Rosarito, Mexico.  Charged with managing 25 departments, 156 employees, and $12.6 million operating budget. Established leadership teams to implement new processes, developed an employee reward program, attained entry into the Medical Tourism Association, led several right-sizing initiatives, launched seven medical programs, and negotiated the purchase of $150,000 in new equipment.

  • Delivered medical and business advisory services to such entities as Thorp Institute, MediGlobe, Inc., Symbollon Pharmaceuticals,, and MediMerge, Inc.


  • TENPENNY INTEGRATIVE MEDICAL CENTER (formerly OsteoMed and OsteoMed II), Cleveland, Ohio | 1996 - Present.                                President & Owner

  • VALLEY-PLUS EMERGENCY MEDICAL GROUP, INC., Findlay, Ohio | 1990 - 2012

      Founder & President


  • Director, Emergency Medicine Department (1987 – 1996)

  • Chief, Family Practice & Emergency Medicine (1988 – 1990)

  • Executive Committee Member (1988 – 1994)

  • OSTEOMED, Findlay, Ohio | 1994 - 1995

       President & Owner




  • CHOONADI, LLC (dba, | 2015 - Present

      Principle Member

  • REQUEZA, LLC (dba | 2017 - Present

      Managing Partner


  • DIRECTLABS.COM, Baton Rouge, Louisiana | 2004 to 2017

      Medical Consultant

  • PARKER HANNIFIN, Cleveland, Ohio | 2012 - 2014


  • SANOVIV MEDICAL INSTITUTE, Rosarito, Mexico | 2008 - 2009

      Director, Business Development

  • MEDIGLOBE, INC., St. Louis, Missouri & India | 2008


  • SYMBOLLON PHARMACEUTICALS, Boston, Massachusetts | 2006

      Scientific Consultant

  • THORP INSTITUTE, Encinitas, California | 2005-6


  • FEDERAL COURT OF CLAIMS | 2003, 2004

      Medical Expert Witness

  • MEDIMERGE, INC., Boston, Massachusetts | 1998 - 1999




  • Doctor of Osteopathy | Graduated Cum Laude (1984)


      Bachelor of Arts, Biology; Minor in            Music | Graduated Cum Laude (1980)



      Rotating Internship (1985)

Board Certifications:

Osteopathic Neuromusculoskeletal Medicine (AOBNMM) (1995 – Present)

Holistic & Integrative Medicine (ABHIM) (2012 – Present)

Emergency Medicine (AOBEM) (1995 – 2006)


Certificate in Strategic Planning for Customer Value, San Diego State University

Women’s Business Enterprise Council (WBENC) Certified

Selected Advanced Studies in Holistic Medicine:

Scripps Integrative Medical Center ABIHM training

Paracelsus Klinik, Marion, MA. European Biological Medicine Advanced Training

Nambudripad’s Allergy Elimination Technique (NAET) Training

Acupuncture Training Courses, UCLA (200 Hours)

Neural Therapy, New German Medicine (100 Hours)

Osteopathic Craniosacral Therapy Training (80 Hours)

Advanced Osteopathic Craniosacral Training (20 Hours)


Lifetime Achievement Award, Vaccine Rights (2015)

Sacred Fire of Liberty Award, Integrative Medicine & Vaccine Rights (2014)

Knighted, Order of St. John of Jerusalem, Knights Hospitalier of Malta (2008)


Membership and Affiliations:

American Osteopathic Association (AOA) (1986 to present)

American Academy of Osteopathy (AAO) (1986 to present)

The Osteopathic Cranial Academy (1996 to present)

American Academy of Pediatric Osteopathy (AAPO) (2015 to present)

Association of Health Care Journalists (AHCJ) (2003-2006)

American College for the Advancement of Medicine (ACAM) (1995 to 2005)

American Academy of Environmental Medicine (AAEM) (1995 to 2010)

American Academy of Anti-Aging Medicine (A4M) (1998 to 2012)

Advisory Board Member:

Alliance for Natural Health, U.S. – President Emeritus (2008 – Present)

Holistic Mom’s Association (2006 – 2012)

National Federation of Women Legislators (2006 – 2010)

Medical Tourism Association, Miami, Florida (2008 – 2010)

Service to Profession:

International Women’s Forum (1999 – Present)

Middleburg Heights Chamber of Commerce (1999 – Present)

Women President’s Organization (2006 – 2011)

CEO Space (2009 – 2010)

The American Association for Health Freedom (now Alliance for Natural Health)

(2002 – 2008)/Board President (2006 – 2008)


Books Authored:

Saying No to Vaccines: A Resource Guide for All Ages. NMA Media Press. 2008

FOWL! Bird flu: It’s Not What You Think, NMA Media Press. 2006

Contributing Author:

Vaccine Epidemic: The Ethics, Law, and Science of Vaccination Choice.  Skyhorse Publishing, NYC. Chapter: “A Doctor’s View: The Medical Case Against Vaccines.” 2010

Textbook of Food and Nutrients in Disease Management. Chapter: “Hypothyroidism: Optimizing Function with Nutrition.” Johns Hopkins University Press. 2008.

A Healthier You. Chapter: “If All the Tests Are Normal, Why Don’t I Feel Well?” Insight Publishing, 2007. 

Professional Publications:

J. American Association of Osteopathy. “Successful Treatment Severe Left Hip Pain using Neural Therapy.” Vol5, No2, 32-34.1995, Institute for Science in Society

Articles – Selected Foreign Translations:

A Heretic’s View of Influenza [Bakterier; venner eller fiender], Ildsjelen, (Norway)

Vaccination Dogma [Vaksinedogmet], Vijon, (Norway)

Vaccines: A Bullet to the Head Namaste, (United Kingdom)

The Flu Vaccines and the Risk of Cancer Uncensored, Quarterly Magazine (New Zealand)

Unconventional Medicine in a Conventional Setting (Medical Tourism Magazine)

What’s Really Behind the Bird Flu? International Science in Society, (United Kingdom)

Bird Flu: Little to Fear Byron’s Child, (Australia)

Articles –Selected Domestic Publications:

How to Avoid Hearing “You Have Breast Cancer,” Balanced Living Magazine

Osteoporosis, Woman’s World Magazine

Osteoporosis, Cleveland Magazine

The Flu Shot: What you need to know, Balanced Living Magazine 

Allergies: Natural Solutions, Balanced Living Magazine

Vaccines: Coincidence or Catastrophe, Wellness Bound Magazine

Travel Vaccines: What you need to know, Mothering Magazine

Vaccines: What you need to know Sully’s Living Without

Vaccine Choices, Family Magazine Cleveland/Akron and Pregnancy Today (


Visual Media:

The Leon Fontaine Show, TBN Network, Winnipeg, California                               

TCT Television, Akron Ohio – three segments with Dr Garth and Tina Coonce

The Today Show, Australia                                                                                   

“EXTRA TV”, Life Changers Segment, in Los Angeles Studios                                                   

“The Dr. Oz Show” Nationally syndicated, New York, New York                                                        

“The Mike and Juliet Show”, FOX Morning Channel, New York, New York                                  

WJW - Fox 8 News, Cleveland, Ohio

NBC - Channel 3 News, Cleveland, Ohio

WOIO/CBS – Channel 19 News, Cleveland, Ohio

WEWS – Channel 5 News, Cleveland, Ohio

The Kathy Dawson Show, Cleveland, Ohio

Good Company Morning Show, Cleveland, Ohio

Documentary Contributions:

Vaccines Revealed, Jeff Hays Production                                                                                                

The Truth About Vaccines, TruthNorth Productions

The Truth About Cancer, TruthNorth Productions

BOUGHT, the truth about Vaccines and GMO foods, Jeff Hays Production                     

Behold a Pale Horse, with Charlie Daniels, Heartland Productions                   

Injected! The Truth about Vaccines, Saddle Ranch Productions

Making a Killing, Produced by Citizens Council for Human Rights                                                

One Nation, Under Siege, Produced by William Lewis                                                                              

Beyond Treason, Produced by William Lewis

Several Vaccine Documentaries, Gary Null Productions                                                                                         

DVD Productions:

DVD: Flu and Flu shots 2010 (2 Hour)

DVD: Vaccine Developers: Heroes or Villains 2009 (1 Hour)

DVD: Vaccination Basics 2009 (2 Hour)

DVD: Gardasil:  What you need to know, 2005 (1 Hour)

DVD: Vaccines: Risks, Benefits, Choices, 2004 (3 Hour)

DVD: Vaccines: What Science Documents Reveal, 2002 (2 Hour)

Select Radio Interview – hundreds of Radio and Podcast Interviewss:

3AW 693 - Fairfax Radio Network, Australia

Oprah XM Radio with Dr. Oz

The Power Hour – monthly interview

Eye on Your Health, National Canadian Radio

National Public Radio, London, Ontario

The Joannie Greggins Show, KAO #1 Health Show in Northern California

The Patrick Timpone Show, KLBJ Radio, Austin, Texas

Debate with head of Texas Health Department Official on Vaccination

Health Lines with Hough Danaceau, WCLV (National Public Radio)

Coast to Coast AM with George Noorey – multiple interviews

The Alex Jones Show with Alex Jones – multiple interviews

The Healthy Talk Radio with Deborah Ray, Nationally Syndicated

Robert Scott Bell, Talk Radio, Nationally Syndicated – multiple interviews

National Public Radio with Donna Watt, North Carolina

WABS, “Healthy, Wealthy, Wise” Nationally Syndicated, Bi-Monthly Guest


Educational Presentations – Business Groups:

Worldwide Employee Benefits Network, Cleveland, Ohio

International Medical Tourism Association, Monterrey, Mexico  

19th International Women’s Health Symposium, Vancouver, Canada

NASA Professional Business Women, Cleveland, Ohio

International Medical Tourism Association, Los Angeles, California

National Child Abuse Conference, Las Vegas, Nevada

First Annual Women’s Congress, Boston, Massachusetts

Cleveland Women’s City Club, Cleveland, Ohio

National Federation of Women Legislators, Phoenix, Arizona

Learning Disabilities Association of California, State Conference, Los Angeles, California

National Federation of Women Legislators, Sarasota, Florida

Holistic Primary Care, Keynote and Presentation, Tucson, Arizona

International Medical Conference Presentations

1st International Vaccine Conference, Ljubljana, Slovenia

3rd International Cancer Conference, London, England

International Vaccination Challenge, Munich, Germany

International HPV Consortium, Isle of Man, UK

La Medicina del Sigo XXI, Bogota, Columbia       

2nd Annual Breast Cancer Awareness Event, Calgary Canada

20th International Health Symposium, Berlin, Germany

5th International Tropical Medicine Meeting, Costa Rica

18th International Symposium, Corfu, Greece

17th International Symposium, Tenerife, Canary Islands

International Congress on Autism, Guadalajara, Mexico

International Energy Psychology Conference, Lucerne, Switzerland

International Women’s Forum (IWF), Singapore

Domestic Medical Conference Presentations

International HPV Convention, Chicago, Illinois

California Jam (3,500 Attendees) - 2013, 2014, 2016, 2018, Costa Mesa, California

Ohio Chiropractic Association, Columbus, Ohio

Oregon Chiropractic Association, Portland, Oregon

Standard Enzyme Conference, Keynote Speaker, Atlanta, Georgia

Health Freedom Expo, Long Beach, California

Naturopathic Medical Conference, San Diego, California

American Holistic Medical Association (AHMA), Cleveland, Ohio

Integrative Health Symposium, New York, New York

National Vaccine Awareness Meeting, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

Health Freedom Expo, Chicago, Illinois

Institute for Functional Medicine, Various Locations 

International Academy of Oral Metal Toxicology (IAOMT), Las Vegas, Nevada

Autism One Annual Meeting, Chicago, Illinois – multiple events

International College of Integrative Medicine, Cincinnati, Ohio

Sandusky Area Physician Health Association, Sandusky, Ohio

42nd Pennsylvania Natural Living Conference, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania

Ohio Physician’s Assistants Annual Conference, Akron, Ohio

United Poultry Concerns, Columbus, Ohio

National Autism Association Meeting, Myrtle Beach, South Carolina

International Medical Society, Atlanta, Georgia

Holistic Mom’s Network Annual Convention, Newark, New Jersey

American Holistic Medical Association, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

Cuyahoga Community College, Cleveland, Ohio

Occupational Health Nurse Regional Meeting, Cleveland, Ohio

JD Breast Cancer Foundation, Keynote Speaker, Cleveland, Ohio

Southwest General Hospital, CME Foundation Meeting, Cleveland, Ohio

Cleveland Osteopathic Academy Meeting, Cleveland, Ohio

American Academy of Environmental Medicine (AAEM), Hilton Head, South Carolina

American Chiropractic Association, Guest Speaker, Chicago, Illinois

Ohio Association of Occupational Health Nurses, Featured Speaker, Columbus, Ohio

American Academy of Environmental Medicine (AAEM), Kansas City, Missouri

Sensitivity Removal Technique (SRT) (3 Day Training)

Invited Trainer Allergy Elimination Technique Developed for OsteoMed II (50 MD and DO Physicians)

Sandusky Area Physician Health Association, Sandusky, Ohio

North Coast Pulmonary Disease Seminar, Sandusky, Ohio

The Autism-Immunity Project, Featured Speaker, Ft. Lauderdale, Florida

Mind-Body-Spirit Connected, Guest Speaker, Cleveland, Ohio

Autism One, First National Meeting, Chicago, Illinois

International College of Integrative Medicine (ICIM) (2 Hour Presentation)

National Vaccine Information Center (NVIC) Scientific Meeting, Washington, DC

American Academy of Environmental Medicine (AAEM) Annual Meeting, (4 Hour Presentation)

11th Annual Neuro-Optimetrical Rehabilitation Association, Keynote Speaker, Cincinnati, Ohio

Wisconsin Chiropractic Association Annual meeting, Speaker (2 Day Seminar)

American College for the Advancement of Medicine (ACAM), San Diego, California

BioMeridian International Conference, Salt Lake City, Utah

The Cleveland Academy of Osteopathic Medicine, Cleveland, Ohio

Community-Based Education:

“Say Goodbye to Seasonal Allergies”

“The Adrenal-thyroid connection”

“Menopause…what are the options?”

“Osteoporosis…what are the options?”

“Alternative approaches for fibromyalgia”

“If All the Tests Are Normal, Why Don’t I Feel Well?”

“Breast Health and Thermography for the 21st Century”

“Up All Night: Insomnia Causes & Cures”

“Preventing the Demise of Baby Boomers: Natural Solutions to Common Problems”

Dr. Sherri Tenpenny

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