SYDA Foundation Board of Trustees
Elizabeth Greig joined the SYDA Foundation Board of Trustees in January 2012.
A registered nurse and family nurse practitioner, Elizabeth works at the Blum Center for Health in Rye Brook, New York. She is the director of Mind-Body-Spirit Programs in addition to her role as nurse practitioner in functional medicine. She is a member of the Institute of Functional Medicine.
Elizabeth has a BA in Biology with Honors and was inducted into Phi Beta Kappa at Hollins College (now Hollins University) in Roanoke, Virginia. She earned her MS in nursing at the Yale School of Nursing in New Haven, Connecticut. She went on to become an assistant professor of nursing there.
In 1988 she traveled with the non-profit organization, the American Refugee Committee, to the war-torn Thai-Cambodian border. There, under the direction of the United Nations Border Relief Operations, she coordinated one of the training programs for Cambodians to staff camp hospitals and clinics.
Elizabeth began practicing Siddha Yoga in 1990. From 1990 to 1999, she served full-time at Gurudev Siddha Peeth in India. She continued to serve full-time at Shree Muktananda Ashram, USA, from 1999 to 2007. Over this seventeen-year period, she was the manager for many departments, including Premotsava—the trainings department. Elizabeth also volunteered for PRASAD Chikitsa in India as general manager and for The PRASAD Project in New York as the communications and donations procurement manager.