February 20-22, 2025  •  Hilton Midtown  •  New York, NY

Advisory Board

Jeffrey Bland

Jeffrey Bland, PhD, FACN, FACB

Chairman/CEO Kindex Therapeutics, Founder & President Personalized Lifestyle Medicine Institute

Mark Blumenthal

Founder and Executive Director, Editor, and Publisher, HerbalGram at the American Botanical Council


Vice Provost for the Division of Health Sciences, Director of Human Nutrition Institute, Associate Professor of Clinical Sciences – University of Bridgeport, CT, Chief Medical Officer, Diagnostic Solutions Lab, LLC Designs for Health, Inc.

Monique Class, MS, APRN-BC

Senior Faculty Member, Institute for Functional Medicine


Conference + Exhibits

   February 20-22, 2025

Stephen Cowan, MD, FAAP

Director of Health and Education, Tournesol Kids, Holistic Developmental Pediatrician, Westchester Center for Holistic Families

Joel M. Evans, MD

Founder and Director, Center for Women’s Health, Chief of Medical Affairs (Consultant), The Institute for Functional Medicine

Nancy Gahles, DC, CCH, RSHom(NA),OIM

The WeE Family Academy, Compassionate Integrity and Secular Ethics Training facilitator, Integrative Healthcare Consultant, Executive Director at Health & Harmony Wellness Education, Consumer/Patient Advocate, At-large member of Board of Directors at Integrative Healthcare Policy Consortium, President of TeleHealthandHarmony President Emeritus of National Center for Homeopathy

James Gordon, MD

Founder and Executive Director, Center for Mind-Body Medicine

Mark Hyman, MD

Chairman, Institute for Functional Medicine

Bradley Jacobs, MD, MPH, ABOIM

Founder & Director, BlueWave Medicine, Board Member of HumankindNOW, Past Chairman, Board of Directors at the Academy of Integrative Health & Medicine

Benjamin Kligler, MD, MPH

MD at Beth Israel Medical Center

David Leopold, MD

Assistant Professor of Medicine, Co-Director, Nutrition, Metabolism & Digestion at Hackensack Meridian School of Medicine, Corporate Medical Director, Integrative Health and Medicine at Hackensack Meridian Health, Corporate Medical Director, Integrative Health and Medicine, Hackensack Meridian Health

Frank Lipman, MD

Chief Medical Officer, Hearty, Chief Medical Officer, THE WELL, Founder, Eleven Eleven Wellness Center

Nan Lu, OMD

Founder, President, Tao of Healing, Founder, Director, Traditional Chinese Medicine World Foundation

Amy Mack

Chief Executive Officer, The Institute for Functional Medicine

William Meeker, DC, MPH

President, Palmer College of Chiropractic

Chris D. Meletis, ND

Director of Clinical Education at Dr. Meletis, Nutraceutical and Laboratory Consulting

Woodson Merrell, MD

Chairman of the Department of Integrative Medicine, Attending Physician of Depts. of Internal Medicine and Family Medicine at Beth Israel Medical Center, Executive Director, Continuum Center for Health and Healing

Ken Pelletier, PhD, MD

Clinical Professor of Medicine, Clinical Professor of Psychiatry at the University of California

Adam Perlman, MD, MPH

Medical Director, Integrative Health and Wellbeing for Mayo Clinic

David Perlmutter, MD, FACN, ABIHM

Neurologist, Author, Lecturer, Empowering Neurologist LLC

Joseph Pizzorno, ND

Board Chair, IFM Board of Directors

Lawrence Rosen, MD

Founder, The Whole Child Center

Robert Rountree, MD

Physician and Medical Director, Boulder Wellcare, Inc

Kathie Madonna Swift, MS, RDN, LDN, FAND

Co-Founder, Integrative and Functional Nutrition Academy

Linda S. Thomas, PhD, RN-BC, CCRN, CHTP/I, HTAP

Staff Nurse ICU, Harris Duke Life Point, Director, Helping To Heal Lives Holistically

John Weeks

Writer, Global Advances in Health and Medicine, Columnist, Integrative Medicine: A Clinician's Journal, Executive Director, Academic Consortium for Complementary and Health Care

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