The Young Living Essential Oils Veterinary Advisory Council provides valuable insight into the development of our pioneering essential oils and oil-infused products. This professional organization comprises prominent scientific professionals from around the globe, uniting years of experience in natural products. The council’s unmatched leadership, expertise, and passion for essential oil innovation is redefining the way the world thinks about wellness.
Dr. Lindsey Elmore
Lindsey Elmore is the Director of Global Education and Health Sciences for Young Living Essential Oils. She brings with her a distinguished background in pharmaceutics, which includes an undergraduate degree in chemistry from the University of Alabama Birmingham and a doctorate in pharmacy from the University of California San Francisco.
Additionally, Dr. Elmore chairs Young Living’s Scientific Advisory Committee and Veterinary Advisory Committee. Among her many research interests, she is fascinated with natural products, food as treatment for chronic disease, and integrative therapies. In her spare time, Dr. Elmore enjoys gardening, singing, dancing, and watching her brother play professional baseball.
Dr. John J. Hanover
Dr. John J. Hanover received his degree from the University of Illinois School of Veterinary Medicine in 1991 and is a third-generation veterinarian. He is certified by the American Veterinary Chiropractic Association (1999), the Chi Institute in Veterinary Acupuncture (2001), and the International Veterinary Acupuncture Society (IVAS, 2003). Dr. Hanover is also trained in homotoxicology, applied kinesiology, Western herbs, essential oils, flower essences, and Reiki. He has lectured at continuing education conferences for the American Holistic Veterinary Medical Association and the American Veterinary Chiropractic Association. He has been a speaker for HEEL and a veterinary consultant for a number of animal nutritional supplement companies. Dr. Hanover works at the Animal Hospital of Gurnee, a private companion-animal holistic practice.
Dr. Susan Albright
During almost 30 years in veterinary medicine, Dr. Susan Albright has fused traditional approaches with modern advancements. Her passion for using Young Living essential oils and her dedication to improving animal care methods makes her a perfect fit for the Veterinary Advisory Committee.
After graduating with her Doctorate of Veterinary Medicine from the University of Illinois in 1985, Dr. Albright began practicing at the Chenoa Veterinary Clinic that same year. She became the sole proprietor in 1996. The majority of her practice is focused on horses, including general and preventative equine medicine, equine reproduction, and equine dentistry. She also cares for smaller animals using nutrition, Chinese herbs, acupuncture, and chiropractic to improve the overall health of her patients. She uses Young Living essential oils throughout her practice.
Dr. Albright’s experience and reputation have led her to various positions relating to the care and well-being of animals. She was administrator of Livingston County Animal Control from 2009–2014, as well as a member of the Illinois Animal Welfare Federation from 2011–2014. In addition to her private practice, she is currently a veterinary contributor for monthly essential oil teleconferences for Healing Touch for Animals®. She also owns and cares for five American quarter horses.