Tim Frie

Tim is an educator, social entrepreneur, activist, and advocate for trauma-informed and inclusive health care and policy. He is the founder and CEO of Clove Health, a digital health startup building a trauma-informed and integrative digital health membership program for people with chronic and autoimmune diseases, and the founder.


Tim is also the chairperson of Our Bodies Florida, a political action committee that helps elect progressive down-ballot candidates who support LGBTQIA+ bodily autonomy and health equity. Additionally, he is the director of strategy and organizational development at AFPA, health, nutrition, and wellness education company. Tim is the membership chair of the American Public Health Association (APHA) Human Rights Forum and is also a member of the APHA mental health, law, and community health policy and planning sections.


Tim is also a member of the National Association of City and County Health Officials (NACCHO) and the Association for Public Policy Analysis and Management (APPAM). Tim holds a master of science in human nutrition and functional medicine, a bachelor of arts in industrial and organizational psychology, an associate of science in human resources administration, and a professional certification in trauma and resiliency from Florida State University.


Currently, he is pursuing a doctor of health science with a specialization in advanced trauma-informed counseling at Bay Path University, and a post-master’s certificate in trauma-informed clinical practice from New York University. Tim is also a Certified Nutrition and Wellness Educator and a Certified Trauma Support Specialist.