February 23-25, 2023 | New York Hilton, NY

Conference Proceedings

2022 Integrative Healthcare Symposium Presentation Slides and Handouts

To view presentations and handouts, click the PDF icon next to each session name.
Some slides may be omitted, this is intentional and at the request of the speaker.

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 17, 2022

8: 45am – 10:00am Plenary: COVID-19 Long Haul Syndrome-Exploring the Controversies and Pathways Forward Chair: David Brady, ND, DC, CCN, DACBN, IFMCP, FACN
Speakers: Tom Fabian, PhD, CNTP
Richard Horowitz, MD
Gez Medinger
Bruce Patterson, MD
10:30am – 11:30am Transforming Trauma: The Path to Hope and Healing James Gordon, MD
Microaggressions: Understanding What They Are, Why They Are Harmful to Health and How to Manage Them
Aarati Didwania, MD, MSCI
Metabolomics in Clinical Practice: Interpreting Signatures Betsy Redmond, PhD, MMSc, RDN
1:00pm – 2:00pm Mast Cell Activation Syndrome: The Interplay between Immunity and Neuroinflammation Tania Dempsey, MD
Social Determinants of Health
Nicola Finley, MD
Integrative Medicine and Vision Marc Grossman, O.D., L.Ac.
2:15pm – 3:15pm An Integrative Approach to Breast Cancer: Time to Shift from Early Detection to Prevention Tara Scott, MD
Narrative Medicine: The Power of Story to Advance Personal and Community Health
Catherine Florio Pipas, MD, MPH
Accelerating Healing and Clinical Results with IV Nutrition Therapy Andrew Wong, MD
3:45pm – 5:00pm Genes, Microbes, & Metagenes: Irritable Bowel Syndrome (IBS) Through the Lens of Systems Biology Robert Rountree, MD
Addiction in LGBTQ+ Communities and Crystal Methamphetamine Use Among Gay Men
Petros Levounis, MD, MA

Friday, February 18, 2022

8:45am – 10:00am Keynote: The Evolution of Integrative Medicine Andrew Weil, MD No slides available
10:30am – 11:30am U.S. Drinking Water: Regulations, Contamination, Human Health Issues and What You Can Share With Your Patients Aly Cohen, MD, FACR
Technological Addictions: The New Frontier of Addiction Psychiatry
Petros Levounis, MD, MA
Improving Mental Health Outcomes and Combating Loneliness through Holistic Pathways and Mindfulness: A Case Study in Psychiatric Medication Management Roberta Stanhope, ARNP, PMH, CNS, BC
Game Changer- Key Lessons from Elite Sport to Improve Patient Outcomes Marc Bubbs, ND, MSC, CISSN, CSCS
1:15pm – 2:15pm IFM Presents: The Potential to Reverse Biological Aging Through Diet and Lifestyle Kara Fitzgerald, ND, IFMCP
Four R’s for Flourishing in Healthcare and in Life: Reflection, Relationships, Resourcefulness, Resilience
Hedy Wald, PhD No slides available
Finding Value in Genetic Testing Today Yael Joffe, PhD, RD, FACN
2:30pm – 3:30pm Gut-Skin-Hair Axis: The Science of Oral Probiotics and Prebiotics Raja Sivamani, MD, MS, AP
One Size Fits All: The Benefits of Exercise
Neil Skolnik, MD
Post COVID Mental Health – What’s the Right Treatment? Peter Bongiorno, ND, LAc
4:00pm – 5:00pm Plenary: Culinary Medicine – Cooking up Health: Anytime, Anyplace Melinda Ring, MD

Saturday, February 19, 2022

9:00am – 10:00am IFM Presents: The Functional Medicine Approach to Acute and Chronic COVID-19: Successful Strategies for Clinicians Joel Evans, MD
10:30am – 11:30am The Healthy Microbiome of the Mouth: Is Sterilizing the Mouth Causing Cardiovascular Disease? Reid Winick, D.D.S.
Cognitive Behavioral Therapy Techniques for Healthcare Providers
Aaron Sutton, LCSW, BCD, CAADC
The Role of a Health Coach in a Global Pandemic Meg Jordan, PhD, RN, NBC-HWC
1:00pm – 2:00pm Increasing Fulfilment and Reducing Frustration in Your Practice
Jay Winner, MD, FAAFP
Advanced Course: The Cellular Signals that Influence the Causes of Autoimmune Diseases and the Pathways to Repair William Seeds, MD
2:30pm – 3:30pm The Endothelial Glycocalyx and Cardiovascular Disease: Revolutionary Concepts and Treatment Mark Houston, M.D., M.S. MSc, ABAARM, FAARM, FACP, FAHA, FASH, FACN, DABC
Cannabis and Cannabidiol (CBD): State of the Science in 2022
Kevin Hill, MD, MHS
© Diversified Communications. All rights reserved.