by Anna Marie Trotman, Director of Integrated Services


Kathleen McCarthy CNM, MSN with Great Dames CEO Sharon Hake (left) and Rita Landgraf, Secretary of Delaware Health and Social Services (right)

The finale of the Great Dames “Remarkable Ideas II” competition was held on May 9, 2016. After preparing for 4 months to pitch our idea for an integrative center in Delaware and completing the pitch, it was announced that The Birth Center was one of the runner ups.Delaware Health and Social Services Secretary Rita Landgraf presented us with our award. Our prize is certainly noteworthy. We were matched with a business mentor, Sadhana Pasricha, who will be working with us for the next year. She will be helping us move the Holistic Health Center of Delaware towards being the best integrative center in the state of Delaware and beyond.

We are pleased to announce that Sadhana Pasricha of Social Capital Network is now a part of our success team. Sadhana completed her doctoral coursework at the University of Chicago and is an experienced executive coach specializing in coaching for women in the many phases of their careers. She will also be consulting with us on our marketing strategies. It’s a win – win all the way around!

More Good News

Dorinda Dove has been selected by the UD Nursing Alumni Network as one of their 50 Stars for the University of Delaware School of Nursing’s 50th anniversary!

Nominations for the 50 Stars represent a selection of the best and brightest UD Nursing alumni. Dorinda will be honored Friday, June 3rd, along with other UD Nursing alumni. She was chosen for providing exceptional patient care and contributing meaningful leadership in the community.

Congratulations to Dorinda Dove CNM, MSN and Kathleen McCarthy, CNM, MSN for their exceptional contributions in the area of women’s health care and their outstanding leadership!

The Holistic Health Center of Delaware believes that community is better served when its individual members are happy, healthy, and live in balance.