February 22-24, 2018 | New York Hilton Midtown, NY

Conference Proceedings

2017 Integrative Healthcare Symposium Presentation Slides and Handouts

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Some slides may be omitted, this is intentional and at the request of the speaker.

* denotes a non-CME session.

For a full list of approved courses by discipline, please visit www.ihsymposium.com or stop by the Continuing Education kiosk while at the event

Please note: slides are subject to change. Updates will be distributed electronically post-event.

Thursday, February 23, 2017

9:00am – 10:15am

The Emerging Pandemic of Non-Alcoholic Fatty Liver disease, Why is it Happening and What Can We Do About it?

Robert Roundtree, MD

10:30am – 11:45am

A Hearty Connection – The Collaboration of Health & Wellness Nurse Coaches and Cardiologists

Deborah McElligott, ANP-BC, AHN-BC, HWNC-BC, CDE

10:30am – 11:45am

First Reversals of Cognitive Decline in Alzheimer’s

Dale Bredesen, MD

10:30am – 11:45am

Integrative Health & Medicine in Comprehensive Pain Management: A Personal Perspective on the Military and Federal Healthcare Experience 

 

Eric Schoomaker, MD, PhD

1:15pm – 2:45pm

Traumatic Brain Injury: From Physiology to Treatment

Brandon Brock, DC, BSN, RN, MSN, FAAIM, BCIM, DCBCN, DACNB, DCN, FICC

1:15pm – 2:45pm

Pain, Prejudice and Opioids: Emerging Policy and Integrative Practice

Moderator: John Weeks
Panelists: Heather Tick, MA, MD, AFCI, CCFP (Canada); Jane Ballantyne, MD, FRCA

1:15pm – 2:45pm

The Role of the Gut Microbiome in Cardiometabolic Disease

Todd Lepine, MD

1:15pm – 2:45pm

*Epigenetics and Energy Healing: The Beginnings of a Theory

Shirley Hilzinger, NP


3:15pm – 4:45pm
The Brain Warrior’s Way 

 

Keynote: Daniel Amen, MD

Friday, February 24, 2017

6:30am – 7:15am

*Breakfast Symposia: Free to all attendees! Hear from industry leaders on the most cutting-edge and timely topics in integrative health care. Breakfast will be served.

Please note: presentation slides are not available for download

Please visit, ihsymposium.com/annual-conference/evening-breakfast-symposia/ to view symposia information

8:30am – 10:00am

Iodine: The Most Misunderstood Nutrient

David Brownstein, MD


8:30am – 10:00am

Meditation for Yourself and Your Patient/Clients: A Collaborative Practice Approach

Co Presenters: Joel Evans, MD, OB/GYN; Monique Class, MS, APRN, NC-BC; Sheldon Lewis

8:30am – 10:00am

Stress, Genetics and the Metabolism: Relevant Single Nucleotide Polymorphisms that are Modificable Through Nutrition and Lifestyle

Penny Kendall-Reed, ND

 

8:30am – 10:00am

The Retina: A Sensitive Barometer of Health and Nutrition

Shalesh Kaushal, MD, PhD

10:45am – 12:00pm

*Energy (KI) Meditations for Professional Self-Care

Co-Presenters: Richard Schaub, PhD; Ching-Tse Lee, PhD

10:45am – 12:00pm

“Shift Happens” – Nurse Coaching as Integrative Practice

Co-Presenters: Janet Booth, MA, RN, NC-BC; Karen Avino, RN, AHN-BC, HWNC-BC


Handout 1

10:45am – 12:00pm

At the Heart of the Matter: Using Functional Medicine to Heal Vessels on Fire

Regina Druz, MD, FACC

10:45am – 12:00pm

The Practical Application of Human Social Genomics

James Maskell

1:30pm – 3:00pm

Inside Out Health: Breakthroughs in the Resolution of Inflammation

Robert Silverman, DC, MS, CNS, CSCS, CKTP, CES, CIISN, DACBN, HKC, SASTM

1:30pm – 3:00pm

Faster, Safer, Cheaper: How Homeopathy Can Benefit Your Practice

Burke Lennihan, RN, CCH

Presentation

Handout

1:30pm – 3:00pm

Stress Coping to Optimize Brain Function and Prevent Stress Related Chronic Diseases

Rajita Sinha, PhD

1:30pm – 3:00pm

Best Practices in Clinical Leadership in Today’s Healthcare Environment

Co-Presenters: Lori Knutson, RN, BSN, HNB-BC; Adam Perlman, MD, MPH, FACP; Ruth Blodgett



Handout 1
Handout 2

3:30pm – 5:00pm

Lifestyle is the Medicine: What’s the Spoon?

Keynote: David Katz, MD, MPH, FACPM, FACLM

5:15pm – 6:00pm

*Evening Symposia: Free to all attendees! Hear from industry leaders on the most cutting-edge and timely topics in integrative health care. Appetizers will be served.

Please note: presentation slides are not available for download

Please visit, ihsymposium.com/annual-conference/evening-breakfast-symposia/ to view symposia information.

Saturday, February 25, 2017

6:30am – 7:15am

*Breakfast Symposia: Free to all attendees! Hear from industry leaders on the most cutting-edge and timely topics in integrative health care. Breakfast will be served.

Please note: presentation slides are not available for download

Please visit, ihsymposium.com/annual-conference/evening-breakfast-symposia/ to view symposia information.

 

8:30am – 10:00am

*Integrative Nursing: Teaching Reiki to Parents and Other Caregivers

Debbie Ringdahl, DNP, RN, CNM

8:30am – 10:00pm

Wellness in Action: Integrative Medicine Meets Public Health

Victoria Maizes, MD

10:45am – 12:00pm

Proactive Approaches to Reduce Environmental Exposures: Avoidance, Lifestyle Changes, and Practical Resources

Aly Cohen, MD, FACR

10:45am – 12:00pm

*Integrative Nurse Leadership

Lori Knutson, RN, BSN, HNB-BC

 

10:45am – 12:00pm

IFM Presents: Using Food and Lifestyle Choices to Stabilize and Reverse Neurogenerative Disease Processes

Terry Wahls, MD

10:45am – 12:00pm

Optimized Wellness From 20-80 – A Spotlight on Men’s Health

Michael Greer, MD

1:30pm – 3:00pm

IFM Presents: Using Loreta to Enable a More Functional Brain

David Haase MD, IFMCP, FABFM, DABIHM, CNS, BCN

1:30pm – 3:00pm

*The Future of (Integrative) Nursing 2025: Panel Wrap-up

Moderator: John Weeks

Panelist: Susan Luck, RN, BS, MA-HNC, CCN, HNC, CCN, HWNC-BC; Monique Class, MS, APRN, BC; Lori Knutson, RN, BSN, HNB-BC; Debbie McElligott, ANP-BC, AHN-BC, HMNC-BC, CDE

1:30pm – 3:00pm

*Homeopathy and the Human Microbiome, The Key to Lyme and Other Chronic Inflammatory Diseases

Ronald Whitmont, MD

1:30pm – 3:00pm

Generative Bioinformatics

Peter D’Adamo, ND

3:30pm – 5:00pm

Nutrigenomics Revisited: Separating the Hype from the Opportunity

Keynote: Jefferey Bland, PhD, CNS, FACN, FACB

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