Dr. Jerry Sonkens, M.D. Chairman of the Board and Founder



  • Medical Degree-George Washington Medical School-Washington, D.C.
  • Residency-Otolaryngology, Head and Neck Surgery-John Hopkins University-Baltimore, Maryland
  • Retired-35 Years-Otolaryngology, Head and Neck Surgery Practice-Salt Lace City, Utah
  • Adjunct Associate Professor-university of Utah Medical School
  • Guest Lecturer-Harvard, John Hopkins & George Washington Schools of Medicine on Spirituality and Healing in Medicine

Since 2002

Judy Miller Wolf Executive Director


  • Interfaith Minister-Ordained through One Spirit Interfaith Seminary in New York City, New York
  • Bachelor Degree-Economics and Political Science-University of California at Berkeley
  • MBA Degree-St. Mary's College of California
  • President- The Wolf Group (1993-2001) Sandy, Utah
  • Published Author- "Spiritual Life Rafts- Women's Stories of Profound Loss, Courage and Healing"

Since 2007

Albert Zylstra, Ph.D.-Psychological Advisor


  • Founder of Zylstra Empowered Life Academy
  • Ph.D Clinical Psychology- Brigham Young University
  • Creator-SPRK Program (Strategic Personal Resiliency for Kids) Mentoring Program- A nationally recognized program helping children develop resiliency
  • Creator of  Adult and Teen Resiliency Programs
  • Administrator, School Psychologist
  • Volunteer Support Instructor with adult probation and parole

Since 2004

N. Lee Smith, M.D. Director/Medical Advisor


  • Medical Degree-university of California, San Fransisco, California
  • Residency-University of Utah
  • Founder-Stress Medicine Clinic at the University of Utah
  • Developed a subspecialty in Behavioral Medicine
  • Adjunct Associate Professor-University of Utah
  • Co-Author-"Mind Body Health"
  • Director, Stress Medicine at the Center for Mind-Body Health, Salt Lake City, UT

Since 2002

Jody Davis Hospice Chaplain


  • Bachelor Degree-Communications/Business/English-University of Utah
  • Clinical Pastoral Education-St. Mark's accredited CPE Program
  • Director of Counseling Services/Chaplain-Care Source Hospice-Salt Lake City, Utah
  • Former-Patient Navigator-Nvitas Cancer Rehabilitation Center-Salt Lake City, Utah

Since 2008