To birth the new and emerging field of Regenology, an interdisciplinary field of medicine which encourages collaboration from the bench to the clinic and across all specialties of medicine. To teach clinicians and consumers about the FIRRIMup™ model of healing the whole person which promotes treatments that are safe, therapeutically effective, sustainable and affordable and aim to ultimately prevent disease and reverse chronic conditions including those conditions that have exhausted all conventional therapies.
Angeli Maun Akey, MD, FACP
Dr. Angeli Maun Akey, MD, FACP, ABIHM/ABOIM is board-certified in Internal Medicine and Integrative and Holistic Medicine, and trained in Functional and Regenerative Medicine.
She has been in clinical practice for almost thirty years. Dr. Akey is the founding medical director of North Florida Integrative Medicine, Ageless Medical Solutions, the former Palm Beach Institute of Preventive Medicine, and co-founder of FIRRIMup™ Doctors. Her interests in other healing traditions have led her to previously teach at the Florida School of Acupuncture and Oriental Medicine. She now specializes in both the detection of chronic disease at its earliest stage, and in the slowing or reversal of its progression.
Her undergraduate experience was at the University of Florida, where she was accepted on a music and five academic scholarships. She was subsequently the youngest person ever admitted to the University of Florida College of Medicine in the Junior Honors Medical Program. She taught as Assistant Clinical Professor at Yale University where she did her internal medicine residency and served as a Chief Resident.
She precepts medical students and teaches them the FIRRIMup™ approach to navigating and solving complex medical problems. She is the author of the book, Fine-Tune Your Hormone Symphony (2011) which describes the FIRRIMup™ model in detail and teaches online at FIRRIMupDoctors.com. She has co-authored the books, Kick Covid-19 to the Curb (2020) and Fine-Tune Your Immune System (2021). She is the co-editor of the highly acclaimed Fascia, Function, and Medical Applications, the first textbook on fascia geared toward medical doctors. Dr. Akey is a sought-after national and international speaker at medical conferences where she has taught and presented using this model in conferences across the US, and internationally in the Caribbean, Brazil, Poland, Spain, France, and Italy.
She and Dr. O'Neil-Smith have a passion to educate in the FIRRIMup™ Model and have partnered with their company FIRRIMupDoctors.com for telemedicine consults, publishing, and web-based teaching directed to both consumers and physicians.
She resides with her husband and sons in her hometown of Gainesville, Florida, USA.
Kathleen O'Neil-Smith, MD, FAARM
Dr. Kathleen O’Neil-Smith, MD FAARM is a magna cum laude graduate of Boston University School of Medicine. She completed postgraduate training in pathology at Harvard’s Massachusetts General Hospital and internal medicine at the Brigham and Women’s Hospital in Boston. She is an elite athlete, mom, internal medicine trained, now a functional and regenerative medicine thought leader.
She has a degree in exercise physiology and has been an athlete on the national rowing team for 40 years and a coach for six years. She has worked as an office and hospital-based internist. In 2008, she shifted to Functional and Regenerative Medicine after completing a two-year fellowship. She completed a stem cell certification through A4M and a TBI certification through AMMG (Age Management Medicine Group).
She has had a direct access practice for over a decade in Functional, Integrative, and Regenerative Internal Medicine in Boston called “Treat Wellness” which reflects her core belief in good medicine. Dr. O’Neil-Smith is an international thought leader in the clinical use of peptide therapy. She has extensive knowledge of regenerative medicine with personal use of peptides and stem cells in her private medical practice. She treated her only son with such therapies when told he had a severe traumatic brain injury that caused five intracranial bleeds and the prognosis was slim that he would return to normal function. He has since graduated with a math degree and works in corporate America using his math skills. He was hired only two years after that TBI.
She is an innovative, creative and compassionate doctor. Her teaching style is approachable, friendly, and creative. She makes complex ideas simple, which is a testimony to her early career as a high school and college science teacher prior to going to medical school. She is the co-author of Kick Covid-19 to the Curb (2020) and Fine-Tune Your Immune System (2021). She and Dr. Akey have a passion to educate in their FIRRIMup™ Model and have partnered to form their web-based company, FIRRIMup Doctors. At FIRRIMupDoctors.com, they teach and are available for telemedicine consults and web-based teaching directed to both physicians and consumers alike.
She currently resides with her family in her hometown of Boston, Massachusetts, USA.