February 20-22, 2020 | New York Hilton Midtown, NY

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Whole Food Approach: Detoxification, Inflammation, and Endocannabinoids

Wednesday, February 19, 2020
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Leading experts will present the full day of education in nutrition and integrative medicine that will focus on a whole-food approach to detoxification, inflammation, and the endocannabinoid system. The program will discuss the role that organic and sustainable farming practices improve our overall health and support the detoxification process. The program will explore the whole-plant approach to the endocannabinoid system from the legal to the clinical aspect. The presenters will provide a clinically relevant nutritional protocol that will make a difference in your practice.

Learning Objectives: 
  1. Participants will develop an understanding of the role of detoxification from our soil and our health.
  2. Participants will be able to identify phytonutrients, herbs, and omegas to regulate the inflammatory process.
  3. Participants will be able to apply clinical protocols to support patients with detoxification, inflammation, and endocannabinoid needs.

View the Pre-Conference schedule here.

About the Speakers:
Dr. Christopher Bump
has created a unique model of health care by integrating Functional Medicine and Chiropractic. He has over 30 years of experience in clinical nutrition and has earned numerous certifications and degrees along the way. He is a certified practitioner by the Institute for Functional Medicine and he holds a Master’s Degree from Columbia University in Human Nutrition, where he has served as guest lecturer. He also holds certifications in clinical nutrition with the AMA College of Nutrition and The International and American Council of Clinical Nutrition and he has chaired the Council for Nutritional Education for the Association of New Jersey Chiropractors for the past 5 years. Dr Bump continues in private practice in Northern New Jersey, as well as lecturing internationally on clinical nutrition offering unique insight from a functional and structural perspective.

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Annette Schippel, DC, graduated from Logan College of Chiropractic in 1998. Her passion for pediatrics and nutrition resulted in a large family practice with an emphasis on women, children, and clinical nutrition. Dr. Schippel’s reputation has brought her a continuing flow of patients from across the U.S. and even other countries. Her expertise in functional medicine has contributed to the success of her holistic practice and also allowed her to become a respected public health educator in her profession. Dr. Schippel has traveled the world teaching thousands of practitioners about functional endocrinology and its application for the patient. She has written and co-written numerous clinician manuals. Her expertise in this field has led to appearances as a guest speaker at national and international conferences. Dr. Schippel was given the great honor of speaking at the 2014 International Health Management Forum.

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Dr. Jennifer Stagg is a practicing naturopathic physician and is the founder and medical director of Whole Health Wellness Center in Connecticut. Dr. Stagg is also the author of Unzip Your Genes and is routinely interviewed and appears as an expert guest in the media on the topic of nutrigenomics. She has always been passionate about science and health and started out as a doctoral student in Biochemistry at the University of Iowa. Dr. Stagg is the former director of the USDA – Agricultural Research Service Medicinal Botanical Program at Mountain State University. She also serves on medical advisory boards and is an industry consultant. Dr. Stagg is a well known authority in precision lifestyle medicine, a medical educator and sought after speaker and has appeared on NBC, ABC, CBS and FOX.

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Dr. Slavko Komarnytsky, born in the remote wilds of the Carpathian Mountains in Ukraine, is the Assistant Professor of Pharmacogenomics at the Plants for Human Health Institute, N.C. State University, and Director of the Life Habit Center for Biodiscovery. Komarnytsky received a B.S. in biology and M.S. in cell biology from Kyiv Shevchenko University in 1998. He earned his Ph.D. in cell and molecular plant biology in 2004 and held research appointments in metabolism and nutrition at Rutgers University prior to joining the food science faculty at N.C. State University in 2011. His primary scientific interests have been in how dietary bioactive components prevent chronic metabolic diseases and inflammation, with a specific emphasis on the pathological mechanisms of insulin resistance and muscle loss. His scholarly work has set trends in biodiscovery from natural sources and engagement of students and ethnic communities in global health research. He has authored over 40 major scientific publications and gained broad support from government agencies and industry sponsors.

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Dr. Jennifer Stagg is a practicing naturopathic physician and is the founder and medical director of Whole Health Wellness Center in Connecticut. Dr. Stagg is also the author of Unzip Your Genes and is routinely interviewed and appears as an expert guest in the media on the topic of nutrigenomics. She has always been passionate about science and health and started out as a doctoral student in Biochemistry at the University of Iowa. Dr. Stagg is the former director of the USDA – Agricultural Research Service Medicinal Botanical Program at Mountain State University. She also serves on medical advisory boards and is an industry consultant. Dr. Stagg is a well known authority in precision lifestyle medicine, a medical educator and sought after speaker and has appeared on NBC, ABC, CBS and FOX.

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