Program Registration Speakers Bio Flyer


Adrian Alvarez is a fourth generation Spiritist, born and raised in El Paso, Texas. He currently serves as the Secretary of the the Allan Kardec Spiritist Society of Maryland, and is a public interest attorney with a medical-legal partnership in Washington, D.C.


Kirsten DeMelo is an active board member at the Spiritist Society of Baltimore. She was born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania to Spiritist parents and was a part of the Spiritist Society of Philadelphia before moving to Maryland in 2011. She has participated in the Spiritist Medical Congress and multiple Spiritist symposiums here in the USA. Professionally she is a Registered Nurse with experience in critical care and case management.


Lia Gouveia is an active member of the Spiritist Society of North Beach (SSNB) since its incorporation in 2009, and has been serving as Program Director, Communications Director, as
well as Vice President of the Society. Professionally, Lia is a business analyst and holds a Bachelor of Science in Computer Science.


Sonia Doi is currently serving as President of the Allan Kardec Spiritist Society of Maryland, U.S. Spiritist Medical Association and the International Spiritist Medical Association. Professionally, MD, PhD,, Adjunct Associate Professor of Medicine at the Uniformed Services University,  Member of the Board of Directors of the National University of Natural Medicine and Food Drug Administration.