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|Lise Alschuler, ND, FABNO|
Dr. Alschuler is a naturopathic physician with board certification in naturopathic oncology. She received her naturopathic doctorate from Bastyr University. She is the coauthor of two books on cancer, The Definitive Guide to Cancer and Five to Thrive: Your Cutting Edge Cancer Prevention Plan. She is also the cohost of the Five to Thrive Live internet radio show featured on The Cancer Support Network. For more information visit Five2Thrive.com or DrLise.net.
|Matthew Baral, ND|
Dr. Baral received his naturopathic medical degree from Bastyr University in 2000. He is Chair of the Department of Pediatrics and Associate Professor of Pediatrics at the Southwest College of Naturopathic Medicine (SCNM). Dr. Baral also designed the first Naturopathic Pediatric Residency program in naturopathic medicine and serves as its Director. His private practice at SCNM focuses on primary pediatric care and autism. Dr. Baral also serves as the Medical Director of the Hamilton Elementary School Clinic, a free pediatric clinic that provides care to the students of one of the poorest school districts in Phoenix, Ariz.
|Bill Benda, MD|
Dr. Benda is an emergency medicine physician, lecturer, writer and researcher committed to the integration of alternative and conventional medicine. Dr. Benda graduated cum laude from Duke University, received his medical degree from the University of Miami School of Medicine at Jackson Memorial Hospital, and completed his residency in emergency medicine at Harbor-UCLA Medical Center. He serves on the Board of Directors of the American Association of Naturopathic Physicians and the Board of Trustees of the American Holistic Medical Association. Dr. Benda is associate editor of both the Journal of Alternative and Complementary Medicine and Integrative Medicine: A Clinician's Journal.
|Carolyn Dean, MD, ND|
Dr. Dean is a medical doctor and naturopathic doctor in the forefront of the natural medicine revolution since 1979. She is the author/coauthor of 29 health books (print and eBooks) including The Magnesium Miracle, IBS for Dummies, IBS Cookbook for Dummies, The Yeast Connection and Women’s Health, Future Health Now Encyclopedia, Death by Modern Medicine, Everything Alzheimers, and Hormone Balance. Dr. Dean is the medical director of the non-profit educational site—Nutritional Magnesium Association. She has a free online newsletter, a valuable online 2-year wellness program called Completement Now! and runs a busy telephone consulting practice. For more information, visit DrCarolynDean.com.
|Geovanni Espinosa, ND, LAc, CNS|
Dr. Espinosa is the director of the Integrative Urological Center at New York University Langone Medical Center. He is a licensed naturopathic doctor, licensed acupuncturist, a certified nutrition specialist and a registered herbalist. Dr. Espinosa did his residency/fellowship at Columbia University Medical Center. He is a member of the American Urology Association, the American Herbalist Guild, American Association of Naturopathic Physicians and American Association of Acupuncture and Oriental Medicine. Dr. Espinosa is an author of the naturopathic entry in 1000 Cures for 200 Ailments and "Prostate Cancer—Nutrients That May Slow its Progression" in Food and Nutrients in Disease Management. For more information, visit DrGeo.com.
|Jeremy Geffen, MD, FACP |
Dr. Geffen is a board-certified medical oncologist, a pioneer in integrative medicine and oncology, and author of the highly acclaimed book The Journey Through Cancer: Healing and Transforming the Whole Person. He is also creator of the leading-edge integrative medicine and oncology program, The Seven Levels of Healing®, now being offered in multiple cancer centers in the US. In addition to his academic medical education and training, Dr. Geffen has more than 30 years of experience exploring the great spiritual and healing traditions of the world, including Ayurveda, Tibetan medicine, yoga, meditation, Native American medicine, Jungian psychology, and Holotropic Breathwork. For more information, visit www.GeffenVisions.com or www.Facebook.com/SevenLevelsofHealing.
|Tina Kaczor, ND, FABNO|
Dr. Kaczor is a naturopathic physician, board certified in naturopathic oncology. She is in private practice at the Clinic of Natural Medicine in Eugene, Ore. Dr. Kaczor received her naturopathic doctorate from National College of Natural Medicine and completed her residency in naturopathic oncology at Cancer Treatment Centers of America in Tulsa, Okla. Dr. Kaczor receieved undergraduate degrees from the State University of New York at Buffalo. She is a member of the Oncology Association of Naturopathic Physicians and secretary of the American Board of Naturopathic Oncology. She has been published in several peer-reviewed journals and is the senior medical editor for Natural Medicine Journal. Dr. Kaczor writes and lectures extensively on a broad range of topics in natural medicine, with specific expertise in naturopathic oncology. For more information, visit clinicofnaturalmedicine.com.
|Douglas “Duffy” MacKay, ND|
Dr. MacKay is Vice President, Scientific & Regulatory Affairs for the Council for Responsible Nutrition (CRN). Dr. MacKay is a licensed naturopathic doctor and was a co-owner and practitioner in a family-owned New Hampshire complementary and alternative medicine private practice for seven years. In addition to his hands-on experience as a practitioner in the field of integrative medicine, he spent eight years working as a medical consultant for two companies in the dietary supplement industry. Dr. MacKay has published articles in peer-reviewed journals, and earned his ND from the National College of Naturopathic Medicine in Portland, Ore.
|Joyce Marter, LCPC|
Joyce is a Licensed Clinical Professional Counselor (LCPC) and owner of Urban Balance, an insurance-friendly counseling practice with over 40 therapists and five locations in Chicagoland. She was selected by Crain's Chicago Business for the "40 Under 40" list of 2010. Marter received her Masters Degree in Counseling Psychology from Northwestern University and was awarded Distinguished Alumni of the Year in 2008. She currently serves as the Vice President of the Board of the Illinois Mental Health Counselors Association. Marter has been consulted as a psychological expert on television, radio and in publications such as The Wall Street Journal and U.S. News.
|Mary Mulry, PhD|
Dr. Mulry is president of FoodWise, a consulting firm dedicated to the development of organic, natural and functional foods; dietary supplements; quality systems; nutrition strategy; and product standards. Prior to consulting, Dr. Mulry was the director of product development, healthy living and central market brands at H-E-B, a retailer located in San Antonio, Tex. She has more than 18 years of experience in various aspects of product development, and in-depth experience with technical and regulatory issues related to the food and dietary supplement industries. She directed the development of the product standards for Alfalfa’s Markets and Wild Oats Markets. Dr. Mulry earned her BS in food science from the University of Wisconsin and her PhD in food science and human nutrition from the University of Florida. She has served on the Board of Directors of the Organic Trade Association, and is a current board member and past-president of the board for the Organic Materials Review Institute (OMRI).
|Michael T. Murray, ND|
Dr. Murray is president and CEO of Dr. Murray Natural Living and is director of product development and education for Natural Factors, a major manufacturer of nutritional and herbal supplements. Dr. Murray received his doctorate in naturopathic medicine from Bastyr University. He serves on the Board of Regents and is also a faculty member. He is coauthor of A Textbook of Natural Medicine and the Encyclopedia of Natural Medicine. He has also written more than 20 other books, including Dr. Murray's Total Body Tune-Up, The Pill Book Guide to Natural Medicines and The Encyclopedia of Healing Foods. For more information, visit DoctorMurray.com.
|Gregory A. Plotnikoff, MD, MTS, FACP|
Gregory is a board-certified internist and pediatrician who has received international honors for his work in cross-cultural and integrative medicine. He is a graduate of Carleton College, Harvard Divinity School and the University of Minnesota Medical School. Dr. Plotnikoff is the author of 21 textbook chapters and more than 50 first-authored articles in the medical literature including several in Japanese. He is a Fellow of the United States-Japan Foundation Leadership program, the Bush Foundation Leadership Program and the American College of Physicians. Dr. Plotnikoff serves as an integrative medicine physician at the Penny George Institute for Health and Healing and as Senior Consultant, Center for Healthcare Innovation, Allina Health Care, Minneapolis, Minn.
|Jacob Tietelbaum, MD|
Dr. Teitelbaum is medical director of the national Fibromyalgia and Fatigue Centers and Chronicity, author of the popular free iPhone application “Cures A-Z,” and author of the bestselling books From Fatigued to Fantastic!, Pain Free 1-2-3—A Proven Program for Eliminating Chronic Pain Now and Beat Sugar Addiction NOW!. His newest book is Real Cause, Real Cure (RealCauseRealCure.com). Dr. Teitelbaum has made frequent media appearances including, Good Morning America, CNN, Fox News Channel, the Dr Oz Show and Oprah & Friends. He lives in Kona, Hawaii. For more information, visit EndFatigue.com.
|Sherry Torkos, RPh |
Sherry is a pharmacist, author, certified fitness instructor and health enthusiast who enjoys sharing her passion with others. Sherry graduated with honors from the Philadelphia College of Pharmacy and Science in 1992. Since that time, she has been practicing holistic pharmacy in the Niagara region of Ontario, Canada. Her philosophy of practice is to integrate conventional and complementary therapies to optimize health and prevent disease. Sherry has won several national pharmacy awards for providing excellence in patient care. As a leading health expert, she has delivered hundreds of lectures to medical professionals and the public. Sherry is frequently interviewed on radio and TV talk shows throughout North America and abroad on health matters. Sherry has authored 16 books and booklets, including Saving Women’s Hearts, The Canadian Encyclopedia of Natural Medicine and The Glycemic Index Made Simple. For more information, visit SherryTorkos.com.
|Catherine Ulbricht, PharmD |
Dr. Ulbricht is cofounder of Natural Standard Research Collaboration. She serves as senior attending pharmacist, Massachusetts General Hospital and adjunct/assistant clinical professor at multiple universities. She serves on the Editorial Board of Harvard Health Publications, Journal of the American Nutraceutical Association, Journal of Integrative Cancer Medicine, Pharmacy Practice News and many others. She is editor-in-chief of the Journal of Dietary Supplements. Her background includes experience in the areas of quality improvement, healthcare informatics, regulatory affairs, clinical trial protocol analysis and drug therapy decision-support. She has also been trained in physical therapy and chiropractic care. For more information on the natural Standard Research Collaboration visit NaturalStandard.com.
|Beverly Yates, ND|
Dr. Yates is in private practice in Corte Madera, CA, serving the San Francisco Bay Area. She earned her naturopathic doctorate from the National College of Naturopathic Medicine and she also has an electrical engineering degree from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology. She serves as a national media representative for the American Association of Naturopathic Physicians and is a frequent guest on radio and television. For more information, visit DrBeverlyYates.com.