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Franklin Hahn Holistic Health Foundation

  • Longmont, CO

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Mission Statement

We seek to improve the quality of life in individuals worldwide by teaching, encouraging, building and maintaining full spectrum health in the 21st Century.
By honoring the relationship between the physical body, conscious thought, emotional expression and spiritual development, we seek to teach and encourage responsibility for personal health in all areas.

1. We promote public and health care professionals' awareness, knowledge and use of ancient, current, and new holistic methods of building and maintaining physical, mental, emotional, and spiritual health through a variety of disciplines and techniques. We provide health scholarships to rebuild health.

2. We promote public and professional awareness of the importance of healthy buildings, especially schools. We want students to have the optimum environment for learning and positive interaction, including full spectrum light, clean air, and clean water.

3. We support new and ongoing research into ancient, current, and new methods of holistic health.

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Ms. Linaya Hahn



holistic health, schools & full spectrum lighting, healing arts,

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Cause Area (NTEE Code)

Education N.E.C. (B99)

Alliance/Advocacy Organizations (E01)

Diseases, Disorders, Medical Disciplines N.E.C. (G99)

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This organization is required to file an IRS Form 990-N.

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Franklin Hahn Holistic Health Foundation projects include providing full spectrum lights for a Vermont model school for autistic and special education students, assisting the Fulnio Indian Healing Tribe of Brazil obtain water, and providing funds for printing a booklet about the impact on health through our daily choices that impact the environment.


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Franklin Hahn Holistic Health Foundation



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Principal Officer

Ms. Linaya Hahn


Linaya Hahn is one of the foremost holistic health practitioners and educators in the United States. Founder and Director of Hahn Holistic Health Centers in suburban Chicago, Ms. Hahn has been a leader in holistic health since 1985 when she started the PMS Center of Illinois, when PMS was known as premenstrual syndrome. A former licensed nutrition counselor, her book, PMS: Solving the Puzzle, discusses sixteen different causes of premenstrual syndrome and what to do about it. It is called the state-of-the-art book on PMS and often the #1 PMS book on It has been translated into Japanese. Ms. Hahn founded Light for Health, an international full spectrum light company in 1989, after learning that every wavelength of color is necessary to support metabolism and build health. Ms. Hahn founded the Franklin Hahn Holistic Health Foundation in December 2000. Ms. Hahn has addressed the American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists, been published in peer-reviewed journals, and is regularly cited and interviewed on radio, TV, newspapers, magazines, and the Internet. Prior to her entry into holistic health, Ms. Hahn was an elected school board member and President. She is the mother of two adult sons and a joyful dog named Dancer. Ms. Hahn has a BA from Washburn University and graduate courses in nutrition from Bastyr University. Ms. Hahn is a medical intuitive who consults with people nationwide. Gregory Back, MBA Gregory Back, Foundation Treasurer, is a Managing Director of Warburg Pincus LLC, a venture capital firm based in New York. Prior to joining Warburg Pincus, he was Executive Vice President at InfoUSA, Inc., a publicly traded marketing information services company. Previously, Greg was an Engagement Manager at McKinsey & Company, a strategy consulting firm. Mr. Back is a Director of several companies, including Artesia Technologies, MediaMap, The Cobalt Group, DirectAdvice, InsLogic, GlobalSpec, as well as the Venture Investors Association of New York. He holds a BA from Yale University and an MBA from the Stanford University Graduate School of Business. Kathleen E. Moore Bishop, MD Travel and Change are at center for Kathleen E. Moore Bishop, MD. From Southern California to Vassar College to the UCLA School of Medicine; from the University of Iowa for pediatrics and pathology to Colorado as a GS 13 ER Doc, then back to an Iowa anesthesia residency. Change is constant for her. After 25 years of allopathic medicine, a brochure for a course in medical acupuncture appeared. She dove into the material and felt revitalized. Her own ideals and understanding of health and disease resonate with and mirror the paradigms of eastern philosophy. She is a senior preceptor for the UCLA/HMI Medical Acupuncture Course for Physicians, where, since 1996, she has helped students integrate the practice and philosophy of acupuncture and western medicine. In addition to a half time acupuncture and anesthesia practice in Casa Grande, AZ, Kathy also has a private acupuncture practice in Tucson, AZ. She runs an acupuncture clinic for the Indian Health Service in Winslow, AZ, and is a consultant in acupuncture for the Gila River Indian Reservation in Sacaton, AZ. Dr. Bishop is Board Certified in Anesthesia and Medical Acupuncture. She is a Founding Diplomate of the American Board of Holistic Medicine, a Fellow of the American Academy of Medical Acupuncture, and currently serves on the Board of Directors of the AAMA.



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