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Kelly Fincher graduated from the University of North Texas with a degree in Communications and a minor in Computer Science. Her pursuit of a master's degree in biology at Texas Woman's University was interrupted by family obligations. Kelly's current work in biology includes extensive online studies and scientific research in the areas of human health, particularly cell stress response affecting immune/neuro/endocrine function.

In addition to her many CIR duties, including an online diet support group, Kelly enjoys working for a green home builder helping clients with all facets of creating a new home. Past volunteer work includes PTA, Denton Christian Preschool, and League of Women Voters. Kelly, her husband and twin college sons live in Denton, Texas.


Rebecca Sinha, Research Director


RebeApr2013RoundedRebecca Sinha has an MBA from the University of Wisconsin-Parkside and a Bachelor of Science from Viterbo College in LaCrosse, Wisconsin. She worked for the Queensland, Australia Small Business Corporation as a researcher and taught marketing at Griffith University in Brisbane, Queensland. 

Rebecca's articles have been published in many professional journals. She is the co-author of Relationship between latitude and melanoma incidence: international evidence published in Cancer Letters by Elsevior and Skin cancer: myths and realities.

Rebecca is retired and resides in Mexico City with her husband and two cats. They have one son and two granddaughters. Rebecca likes to travel;loves movies, books and cooking. She is fluent in Spanish and is learning Mandarin Chinese.




Meg and Debbie are qualified to inform medical practitioners and counsel patients about all aspects of the recovery process. Belinda is available to provide information about non-medical aspects of Inflammation Therapy to physicians or patients. All of our dedicated staff members have personal experience with Inflammation Therapy and can attest to its effectiveness.

"I so appreciate the work of the CIR team; their ongoing support of all of us via CIR website, patient posts, and now workshops, where it was so apparent their level of knowledge, professionalism, and compassion." ~ Noel

For other comments from patients about our services, see Testimonials.

Many people have come together to launch this unique effort to promote a recovery therapy for chronic illness. We're proud and grateful to have their support.Learn more about the history of the CIR

You may help by making a financial contribution to help fund our various projects. Chronic Illness Recovery (CIR) is a tax-exempt 501(c)3 charitable organization incorporated in the state of Texas. Please see this secure page for online donations.

"We are all indebted to you for launching this attentive, caring and friendly place where we can receive the best advice possible for these life-altering illnesses." ~ Jim


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Updated July 4, 2017