Our Team

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Lidia Malaty, PharmD

Dr. Lidia Malaty is a Registered Clinical Pharmacist, and Dr. Roy’s wife with more than a decade of experience specializing in high-quality patient care. As a graduate of The Ohio State University, Lidia began her career at MetroHealth County Hospital in Cleveland, Ohio, where she met Dr. Roy. After marriage and moving to Austin, Texas, Lidia became the lead staff pharmacist at St. David’s, Georgetown verifying medication orders, IV mixtures, consulting with physicians on medical dosing, TPN’s, and monitoring for patient allergies. With years of experience, Lidia is excited to start this new venture to continue helping patients and clients. As AustinMD offers functional medicine, hormone replacement therapy, peptide therapy, and IV vitamin therapy, Lidia ensures quality care by reviewing patient’s medication lists, ensuring they are compatible with any new treatments.

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Jeanine Boyle, LMA

Jeanine received her Bachelor of Arts and her Masters of Teaching from the University of South Carolina.  After teaching children with special needs for 16 years Jeanine feels fortunate to have found her second calling in the field of medical aesthetics.  Her aesthetic journey began in the Palm Beach, Florida area which led her to work side-by-side with a plastic surgeon in Atlanta, Georgia which is where she met her husband. His career in motion picture production has brought her to Austin. Jeanine’s background in special education studies combined with her licenses in aesthetics and laser treatments allows her to fully listen to her clients, individualize specific treatment plans and collaborate with the other providers to treat the whole patient.  Jeanine is results driven and a perfectionist when it comes to helping you achieve your best skin!

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Jenny Sechler, DC GNP-C FNP-C

Jenny began her career over 30 years ago working as an ER nurse.  After a few years, Jenny sought to have a larger impact, pursued further education and became a Geriatric Nurse Practitioner.  While practicing as a GNP, Jenny realized that the traditional medicine model was not providing the answers to many unanswered problems. She became very frustrated, especially after the traditional approach could not solve her own health issues.  While searching for answers, she found Functional Medicine.  She learned and started practicing the principles of Functional Medicine which opened the door to helping not only herself, but also her clients, find the underlying root causes to symptoms and illness.

Shortly after, she pursued additional education and received her Doctorate of Chiropractic. As she served clients, she continued to expand her education and became a Family NP. She consistently read and attended seminars to increase her learning in areas of nutrition, applied kinesiology and healthy aging. Her most recent certification is in ozone therapy.  Dr. Jenny became very aware of the importance of the connection between mind, body and spirit in healing and began to bring this into the conversations with her clients to expand awareness of the hidden tools that lie within each of us to aid and support our own healing.

Dr. Jenny’s approach to medicine includes science based testing, influencing genetic expression, optimizing nutrition, addressing toxins, and engaging in strategies to support mindful activities.

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Tammy Gallow, RN, RD, LD

With a dual Bachelor of Science degrees in Nursing and Clinical Dietetics, Tammy is a Registered Nurse and Registered Dietitian with over 30 years of experience in nutrition counseling. Tammy helps clients optimize life-style and nutrition by drafting a personalized nutrition plan of care. Working from a Functional Medicine client-centered foundation, she helps each patient to identify how they can support their body’s own natural healing processes to achieve a high level of health and vitality. Her specialties include nutrition, cardiovascular disorders, metabolic syndrome, diabetes, digestive and auto-immune disorders, and more. Pursuing her Master’s in Functional Medicine, Tammy is excited to share evidence-based care and recommendations on cutting edge medical knowledge. Tammy enjoys spending time with family and friends, exercise, and loves taking nature walks in the beautiful Hill County of Austin, TX.

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JACKIE HANKE, IV NURSE

Jackie has been in the medical field for over 20 years. She has spent her career in a variety of setting including various hospitals and clinical offices which all led her to functional medicine where she has spent the last 7 years. After witnessing patients’ lives improving by simply changing their approach to health care, she realized this is her calling.  Jackie has spent many years utilizing her skills in nutritional IV therapies and is certified through the International IV Nutritional Therapy Center. She spent the last 3 years as the manager and lead practitioner at THrive-ATX.  Jackie is continuing her education in Aesthetics and Lasers; she will graduate in January 2021 with an Esthetician and Laser license branching into our Aesthetics department.  Her hobbies include cooking, hiking, kayaking, traveling and spending time with her family.

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Aaron Knight, Culinary Chef

With twenty years of professional experience in food service and formal education at Johnson & Wales University in Culinary Arts and Restaurant Management, Aaron is a well-known Chef in Austin, TX, with in-depth knowledge of classic and modern cooking styles from around the world. Aaron focuses his culinary and nutritional fitness efforts into “cleaning up” the standard modern diet and educating clients on healing their bodies through their daily intake. By experimenting with countless gluten & grain-free, dairy-free, paleo, vegan, and ketogenic recipes, Aaron has streamlined an approach to shifting the paradigm of the modern diet to a more ancestral, nutritional lifestyle that helps the entire body heal from most ailments. Located in Austin, TX, Aaron trains and coaches clients personally or remotely in functional and nutritional fitness to maximize the positive effect on overall health.

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Paul Saldarriaga, Certified Personal Trainer/Nutrition Specialist

Fitness, diet and how the two work in conjunction with one another has always been fascinating for Paul. He’s helped people not only become athletic, but also have a better quality of life. 

Paul has been training, competing and winning in many weight lifting contents since 2011.   He has gained knowledge through school as well as experience. “When I speak to the individual I’m working with, I speak through experience, not just because I’ve read it somewhere”.  He is a trainer who stands above the rest by showing the individual the correct way of diet and exercise.

Paul believes in a personalized diet and exercise plan for each one, as we’re all different people.  “I’ve seen the same meal and workout plans recycled for several different people when each person is an individual and should be treated as such”. Paul is a firm believer of teaching correct form to get great results while minimizing injury.  He intently listens to his clients’ needs and carefully addresses mobility restrictions to get optimal results. Paul is NASM certified, PFTA certified personal trainer and sports nutrition specialist.

“I practice what I preach and hold myself to a high standard of morals and values both professionally and personally. I feel that this, on top of my love for fitness and health, makes me one of a kind”.

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Carole Yeong, Yoga Instructor

I’ve been in the fitness industry for over 18 years working with a wide range of individuals. I am a Yoga Teacher, ACE Certified Personal Trainer, National Academy of Sports Medicine Corrective Exercise Specialist, and Wellness Coach. My specialty is empowering clients to become the best version of themselves. My approach is holistic and fun, and my favorite modalities include Yoga, TRX, Stability Ball, Conditioning Bells, Melt Roller and your body for functional movements.