Angelica Redleaf is the president of Redleaf Wellness Center, Inc., a private chiropractic practice in Providence, R.I. She also is founder and president of SafeCare, Inc., and past president of the Association for Chiropractic Excellence, or ACE.
A practicing chiropractor since 1978, Dr. Redleaf has served as president, vice president, secretary, and as a member of the Board of Governors for the chiropractic society in her home state of Rhode Island.
Since 1992, she also has been a provider of educational and consulting services to professional societies, state licensing boards and individual doctors. Her unique vision of the changing doctor/patient relationship is the basis of her practice-building and practice-protection services.
She is a member of the post-graduate faculty at New York Chiropractic College, where she earned her Doctor of Chiropractic degree. She earned her baccalaureate at Hunter College, in education and anthropology. Her background includes teaching, social work, and studies in psychology.
Susan Baird is a copy editor and sometime special-assignment reporter at The Providence Journal, in Providence, R.I., and also works as a free-lance writer, editor, and computer consultant. She previously was the managing editor of the Kent County Daily Times, in West Warwick, R.I. Before venturing into journalism, she was a published biochemist, working as a research assistant at the Harvard School of Dental Medicine, Brown University, and the University of Rhode Island, where she was a member of the volunteer ambulance corps.